Breakfast

Whole Wheat PancakesI love pancakes but between the higher carb content and the popularity of sugary toppings it can be hard to fit them into your diet without going over in calories. If you are craving pancakes but want a bit of a healthier spin, give these a shot!

Ingredients

1 cup buttermilk
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp chia seeds
2 tbsp flax seed powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 egg
2 tbsp canola oil Continue reading

Slow Cooker Steel Cut OatmealSteel cut oatmeal makes a great breakfast any day of the week. You get a warm and filling meal to get you started right and the fiber will leave you feeling full all of the way until lunch. You can also change the flavorings each time so you won’t get bored!

I love cooking steel cut oatmeal in the slow cooker because the texture ends up great and you can set a timer and have it ready when you wake up! I just toss everything in before bed and in eight hours I’ve got fresh oatmeal. (No worries if it sits longer, it’ll still taste fine.)

Ingredients

2 cups steel cut oats
10 cups water Continue reading

Tortilla-free Breakfast “Burrito” (Breakfast Stuffed Bell Peppers)This isn’t so much an actual burrito as much as a way to enjoy all of the flavors in a breakfast burrito without worrying about too many carbs. You’ll still get eggs, cheese, and tasty fillings but the rather than delivering them to your mouth by tortilla you’ll be delivering them by bell pepper!

That’s right, we’re going to create a tasty breakfast stuffed pepper.

Note: This recipe is for 4 peppers, enough to serve four people.

Ingredients

4 bell peppers (any color)
6-8 eggs (can substitute two egg whites for one egg if you wish)
1 large white onion, chopped Continue reading

Omelette with mushroomsIngredients

1 cup of trimmed and sliced mushrooms
8 large eggs
2 oz grated Gruyere cheese or Swiss cheese
2 tablespoons butter
Fresh parsley to garnish
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Add one tablespoon butter to a non-stick frying pan Continue reading