Posts tagged healthy breakfast
Chickpea Muffins

My chickpea muffins are simple, made with minimal ingredients, and a great way to get some extra nutrition into your child’s daily intake. Some of the nutritional benefits of chick peas include protein, fiber, folate and manganese! Have you tried adding chickpeas to your muffins?

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Spinach and Banana Yogurt Drops

When my now 1.5 year old was an infant starting solids, we had a lot of fun in the kitchen. One of my favorite recipes we created were spinach and banana yogurt drops. We blended together spinach, banana and greek yogurt, added a little more yogurt to thicken the drops, placed them on wax paper in the freezer and then had these delicious drops. Try this easy, fun recipe!

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Breakfast Rotations

How does your family do breakfast? A common pain point I find with clients is that their child seems to eat the same food over and over again for breakfast, the child becomes tired of said food and stops eating that food completely - leaving parents unsure of what to serve. Many times, we think about variety in lunches and dinners, but we fall short in making sure we are providing variety with breakfast. Here I post 8 breakfast ideas - very easy, full of nutrition, and provide variety throughout the week.

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PB and J Pancake

Pancakes can be relatively unhealthy - take a look at these Egg Nog pancakes from IHOP.    1000 calories for breakfast?  No, thank you. For reference, a 2,000-per-day calorie diet would typically indicate about 350 calories for breakfast, and 66 grams of fat for the whole day.  This meal is half of BOTH.  RUN.  (Actually, if you eat this, go run a 1/2 marathon afterward to burn it off). I decided to make some whole wheat pancakes and stepped the nutrition up a notch by adding some healthy foods.... introducing, PB and J Pancakes: 

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