Breakfast

Cottage Cheese Banana Pancakes

Mornings are better with pancakes! I love having some ready in the fridge for a quick and delicious breakfast. These pancakes are full of protein thanks to the cottage cheese and eggs, so you can feel full and satisfied until lunchtime. The banana adds just the right amount of sweetness and also provides a good

Sweet Potato and Carrot Breakfast Hash with Chimichurri

Having breakfast ready to go in the morning is a real game changer. I often make these types of dishes for my clients because they reheat well and are a good combination of carbs, protein and fat to keep them full throughout the morning. I used pork breakfast sausage in this recipe, but you can

Date, Walnut & Pecan Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of those foods I remember making with my mom growing up. I feel like bananas are one thing in our house that always turn ripe so quickly so this was a perfect way to transform them. This bread is made with olive oil and Greek yogurt which provide great texture. The

Breakfast Enchiladas

Having breakfast ready to go in the morning saves so much time. These enchiladas are a great combination of carbs, protein and fat so they will help keep you full and energized until lunchtime. The flavor of the spicy salsa, sweet potato and creamy avocado make for the perfect bite. Add a side of fresh

Pumpkin Pie Pudding (gluten-free, dairy-free)

I absolutely love pumpkin pie, but I don’t enjoy how sugary it can be (one slice has around 25 grams of sugar). 100% pumpkin puree is such a wonderful ingredient to use in recipes because it’s chock-full of vitamins, antioxidants and fiber. This simple recipe combines pumpkin and coconut cream, plus a small amount of

Blueberry Buckle

Preheat oven to 350. Butter an 8×8 square cake pan. In a large bowl, cream sugar, butter, egg and lemon zest. 3. Add Greek yogurt and mix until combined. 4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the creamed sugar mixture and mix until combined. 5. Combine blueberries and 1

Roasted Broccoli, Sundried Tomato and Romano Frittata

Frittatas are so versatile – if I have a bunch of eggs and veggies in the fridge it’s a no-brainer to whip one up for breakfast or lunch. I love roasted broccoli and had a block of romano cheese staring at me in the fridge so I figured I would pair the two with some

Blueberry Walnut Smoothie

One of my goals this year is to add more color to my diet. This may seem like a really weird thing for a dietitian/chef to say, but sometimes nutrition goes out the door when things get busy. Simple recipes like this smoothie are a great way to pack a lot of nutrition into one

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and I really enjoy make-ahead breakfast items that I can enjoy throughout the week like pancakes. These taste and smell so good, especially if you love lemon like I do. These are great all on their own and they’re quite filling thanks to the eggs and Greek

Sunflower Seed Butter Energy Bites

Back-to-school season means meal prep is back in full swing and my clients want their fridges stocked with healthy meals and snacks. Packing school lunches can be tricky since you have to be wary of those with allergies. Thankfully these energy bites are nut-free so they are safe to pack for a lunch treat or