Breakfast

breakfast

The Be Well Recipe:
Grain-Free Breakfast Nachos

The key to these Grain-Free Breakfast Nachos is to use a mandoline to uniformly and thinly slice the sweet potatoes. And make sure the potatoes are spread out over the baking sheet without any overlapping.

Breakfast

How to Build a Healthier Breakfast

Breakfast. Whether it’s your favorite meal of the day or the one you care about the least, breakfast is your chance to front-load your system with the vitamins and nutrients you need to power through the day. Do it wrong, however, and you’ll be a nutritionally compromised zombie – sleepy, hungry, moody and ill-equipped to tackle the day.

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6 Simple and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

There is a big reason why breakfast has long been referred to as the most important meal of the day—the food you eat in the morning will influence your energy levels, cravings, emotions, and clarity throughout your day and can even affect how you sleep that night! Incorporating nutrient-dense foods for breakfast, such as healthy fats, good-quality proteins, and colorful vegetables, will provide a sense of balance and satiation, encouraging you to continue making healthy choices all day.

Avocado Toast

The Upgraded Avocado Toast

We’ve upgraded the ever-popular avocado toast with homemade gluten-free bread and a poached egg, on top, for added protein and nutrients. We now know that the yolk contains most of the egg’s nutrients, so it’s about time we change your mind about egg yolks (if we haven’t already)! The yolk contains choline, which is essential for the functioning of all cells, especially brain cells. Egg yolks also contain antioxidants; B vitamins, including B12; vitamin A; iron; selenium; biotin; phosphorous, and other various trace nutrients. Egg whites, alone, lack many of the nutrients that are found in the yolk, a nutrition powerhouse.

cinnamon chocolate smoothie bowl

Maca Cinnamon Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Spring has been unusually cold, and the chilly temps have us craving something sweet and nurturing. This thick, creamy, chocolatey smoothie bowl really hits the spot (without the guilt). Like other smoothie bowl recipes, this requires a little bit of prep the night before to create a really thick base in the morning; from there, it’s as simple as making a standard (yet extra delicious) smoothie.

Vanilla Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Vanilla Matcha Green Tea Breakfast Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Seems like breakfast smoothie are all the rage these days, so it got me thinking, why not come up with a thick luscious creamy and, of course, healthy recipe that would make the perfect breakfast in bed treat to serve someone you love (or yourself). The smoothie bowl requires a little bit of prep the night before so that you have a really thick base to start with in the morning; otherwise, it’s as simple as making a regular smoothie.

Eating Clean

3 Clean Recipes from Amie Valpone’s New Book
Eating Clean

It’s time to think not just outside the box, but out of the bag and the can as well. With my EATING CLEAN: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight inflammation and Reset Your Body (on sale March 8th, 2016) you will learn how to get on a path to better health and wellness by eating whole natural foods and eliminating toxins from your diet. I’m not into labels. This isn’t about being a vegan, vegetarian, or flexitarian. If you want to come up with a name for what this is, knock yourself out, but the most important thing is to eat foods that make your body feel good.