Breakfast · Diabetes-Friendly

Healthy Vanilla Frappe

When I was pregnant, I had an aversion to coffee. Since I desperately need caffeine in the morning, I had to look at different options. One morning, I stopped by Starbucks and got a vanilla frappe and it completely hit the spot! The problem is that I found myself craving one every morning, and I… Continue reading Healthy Vanilla Frappe


Oatmeal Pumpkin Pancakes (Perkins Copycat)

One of the best parts about fall is pumpkin everything! Many restaurants update their menus around this time to include pumpkin recipes. My favorite has been the oatmeal pumpkin pancakes at Perkins (although it appears it has been discontinued ūüė¶ ). I tried many times to replicate it, but continued to make pancakes that either… Continue reading Oatmeal Pumpkin Pancakes (Perkins Copycat)


Raspberry-Vanilla Overnight Oats

Breakfast can be tough.¬† I have an hour-long drive everyday to get to work, which doesn’t leave a lot of time to get ready in the morning if I want a decent amount of sleep.¬† Overnight oats¬†is great for this reason.¬†¬†It is¬†a grab-and-go breakfast that is nourishing as well as delicious.¬† I like to make… Continue reading Raspberry-Vanilla Overnight Oats

Breakfast · Muffins and Breads

Fat-Free Brown Sugar and Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins¬†are a classic in the¬†American diet.¬† This recipe is a “dietitian-approved” spin on the¬†typical; essentially fat free and very low in added/refined sugars.¬† Despite how healthy it is, this blueberry muffin tastes SO good.¬† Just like with the chocolate chip zucchini muffins, the sweetness comes from just 1/4 cup brown sugar and a banana… Continue reading Fat-Free Brown Sugar and Blueberry Muffins

Breakfast · Muffins and Breads

Cranberry Orange Flaxseed Muffins

Cranberry and orange flavors go so well together!  And the cranberries keep this recipe in the Fall theme (my favorite kind of theme!)  These muffins have a soft, orange flavored cake with juicy bits of cranberry in every bite.  Beautiful to look at and delicious to eat!