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Pumpkin Nut Berry Smoothie (aka Sloth is the Mother of Invention)

I started adding nut-butter to my smoothies out of sheer laziness. The hardest part about making my own nut-butter is scraping it all out of the blender, then cleaning it up afterward. Fortunately, it occurred to me that I could … Continue reading

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Mixed Nut and Seed Butter

I became hooked on almond-butter when I realized how easy (and delicious) it was to grind my own at my local Whole Foods. It quickly became a key part of my breakfast: a toasted English muffin with almond butter and a drizzle … Continue reading

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Hot Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

After over a year of focusing on a healthier lifestyle, I’m no longer tempted to head out the door without eating a good breakfast. But I’m a creature of habit (especially in the morning) so almost every day I eat … Continue reading

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Quinoa Breakfast Pudding

I’ve been in a breakfast rut. The fact is, I’m not a morning person, and so getting up in time to make a healthy breakfast just isn’t likely to happen, even on the days I work at home. So in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Banana Beer Bread

You won’t see me post many recipes for baked goods – in general, I find baking too unforgiving for my tendency to make substitutions. But a while back I tried a recipe for a Pumpkin-Honey Beer Quick Bread that I … Continue reading

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Mixed Fruit Smoothie

One of my first posts was a breakfast smoothie based on one in the ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine.  Nutrition can seem intimidating, but John La Puma’s approach (he’s the ChefMD) is very straightforward.  One particularly useful tip I’ve … Continue reading

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My Breakfast Challenge

I have always been breakfast challenged.  I’ve heard for years that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  But, I’m not a morning-person to begin with, and so preparing and eating a nutritious breakfast has never come easily … Continue reading

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