Overnight Oats and Blueberries in a Jar

Overnight Oats

Mornings are always a huge rush around our house AND everyone seems to want something different for breakfast. Because of this, I’ve learned how to pre-make breakfast, enough to cover us for a few days at a time. Along with smoothies, one breakfast meal that I prepare is “Mommy’s special eggs” (perhaps I’ll share that recipe another time) and lately my daughter and I have been enjoying Overnight Oats and Blueberries in a Jar with NO ADDED SUGAR! My favourite ingredient (aside from the blueberries, of course) in these overnight oats are the chia seeds. My favourite chia seeds to … Continue reading

Protein Packed Pancakes


Breakfast is often referred to as the most important meal of the day! This is why I try to ensure that my children get their serving of protein every single morning. One of their favourite breakfast foods is pancakes, but traditional pancakes tend not to have much protein. SO, I decided to come up with a recipe for Protein Packed Pancakes that fills them with protein, but are still very similar to the regular pancakes that they know and love. This recipe is quite easy as it is all mixed using a blender. The clean up is quick and easy … Continue reading

Enjoy a Healthy Breakfast and Stay on a Healthy Path {Giveaway}

Healthy Breakfast Giveaway

We all have heard many times how important breakfast is in helping us gain a proper start to our day. The question is, how many people induldge in a healthy breakfast? It is the healthy part that keeps us on track for optimal strength, focus and feeling full until the next meal. Nature’s Path offers organic, non-GMO and gluten free granolas made with nourishing whole grains and nothing artificial – these help to make a healthy breakfast and a fantastic start to your day! Nature’s Path Coconut Chia Granola is made with wholesome clusters whole-grain rolled oats, omega-rich chia seeds, … Continue reading

Baked Eggs and Cheese in Toast Cups

baked eggs and cheese

I’ve been trying to come up with some breakfast ideas that are healthy and include protein to get my day started off right. I recently received a copy of Snack Girl to review and discovered a super fun recipe that I would like to (with permission) share with you: Baked Eggs and Cheese in Toast Cups. This breakfast dish is not only healthy, but I also find it super fun for the kids. When I make delicious, fun breakfasts, the kids eat a proper meal to start off their day. It is important to me that they go to school … Continue reading

AMAZING Breakfast “Grab and Go” Cookies

My Mom shared this recipe with me when she saw it on City Line and boy am I ever glad that she did! Breakfast “Grab and Go” Cookies From Healthy Starts Here by Mairlyn Smith PHEc (Whitecap) DRY INGREDIENTS:1 1/2 cups (375 mL) oat bran1 1/2 cups (375 mL) large flake oats1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour3/4 cup (175 mL) ground flaxseed1/2 cup (125 mL) Scottish, Irish or steel-cut oats2 tbsp (30 mL) wheat germ2 tbsp (30 mL) cinnamon1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda1 cup (250 mL) dried cranberries or blueberries1/4 cup (60 mL) at least 60% cocoa mass … Continue reading

RECIPE: Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

My kids are in a bit of a rut with breakfast, and I want to change it up so I’ve made them some breakfast bars this morning in hopes to change things up a bit. The original recipe had WAY more sugar than I was comfortable with so I’ve changed it, and in the future, I plan on adding some apple sauce (when I have some in the house) too! Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Ingredients4 cups oats (quick cooking)1 1/2 cups flour (half whole wheat if you want to be healthier)1/2 cup brown sugar1/4 cup honey1 tsp cinnamon3/4 cup oil1/2 cup … Continue reading