Breakfast


Oatmeal Blender Waffles Recipe


I posted this recipe once before with a big old fat typo! It called for 2 tsp baking soda instead of baking powder.  A very sweet reader left me a note letting me know it tasted like baking soda.  Well, I guess so!  Please accept my apologies if you tried this recipe with all that baking soda. I can only imagine how disgusting it was!

The correct recipe is quite good!  I promise. I tested it this morning on a “normal” tween who eats the typical American diet.  She said the waffles were really good. Once I told her there were no eggs, milk or wheat in the waffles, she couldn’t believe it.

This recipe makes four waffles.   Make sure you blend only one batch at a time unless you have a high power mixer like a Bosch or vita-mix.  Even then, only double the batter will fit in one blender.

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Double Chocolate Chunk Oat Muffins

A few weeks ago Enjoy Life Foods sent me a package of their Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mega Chunks to review.  I decided to try the mega chunks in my favorite Double Chocolate Chip Muffin recipe.  As I expected, they were awesome!

These Double Chocolate Oat Muffins are moist and sweet but not too sweet. The kids enjoy these for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

A note to Enjoy Life Foods: Feel free to send us more chocolate! :-)

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Benefits of Maca and Maca Malt Smoothie Recipe

Today I am sharing about Maca Root at Quick and Easy, Cheap and Healthy.

Maca root is a super-food that is packed full of nutritious goodness. It’s loaded with over 60 micronutrients, 18 amino acids and 20 fatty acids. Maca is 40% potassium, 10% calcium and contains vitamins A, B, C, D, E, B12, B1, 2, 3, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, silica and zinc.

It is believed that maca is most beneficial because of its effect on the endocrine system. Maca is an endocrine modulator and the endocrine system includes all of the body’s glands and the hormones they secrete.  Hormones regulate many, many things including tissue function, mood, growth and sexual development.

You can find the recipe and learn how maca can help regulate hormones, increase libido and more at Quick and Easy, Cheap and Healthy.

This post is part of Slightly Indulgent Tuesday, Allergy Friendly Friday

 

Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

 

All it takes is a little chill in the air for my kids to request hot chocolate.  I can’t say I blame them.  Hot Chocolate is such a warm and soothing drink.

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Cinnamon Pear Baked Oatmeal (Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan)

Please welcome Anne of Quick and Easy, Cheap and Healthy.  You’ve heard me talk about her before.  She and I think a lot alike when it comes to food.  We like to keep things real and simple.  We also know what it means to deal with multiple food allergies.

I have been making baked oatmeal adapted from one of Anne’s recipes for several months now.  We love it so much that I asked Anne to share it here for the rest of you to enjoy.  This Cinnamon Pear Baked Oatmeal is what she came up with.  I can’t wait to try this one!

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Allergy-Free Donuts in 5 Minutes!

Check out these allergy-free donuts Sure Foods Living cranked out in 5 minutes.  She used her new donut machine that she received for Christmas.  Do you have one of those donut makers?

Cinnamon Sweet Potato and Apple Bake

I know what I’m bringing to Mom’s for Christmas brunch this year!   This cinnamon sweet potato and apple bake turns the humble sweet potato and apple into something a little fancy without any fancy prep work.

Once you pop the cinnamon sweet potato and apple bake in the oven, the smell of cinnamon starts floating through the house.  It smells like Christmas.

It’s no secret that I love sweet potatoes.  You can read how I freeze sweet potatoes here.

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“Eggnog” French Toast

Have you seen that So Delicious has a new egg-free nog flavoured coconut milk ?  I had the crazy idea that it would make awesome french toast.  Boy, was I right!

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Protein Packed Pancakes, aka Beancakes

Beans in pancakes? Sounds disgusting, doesn’t it? I have to tell you, these are not disgusting at all. In fact, they are quite delicious! I’m not sure where I got this recipe, but it has become a family favorite.

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Two Ingredient Pumpkin Bread with Apple Cider Glaze

After seeing a two ingredient pumpkin cake recipe using only a box of cake mix and a small can of pumpkin puree on pinterest,  I remembered that somebody mainstream makes a gluten-free cake mix now.  My wheels started spinning.  I decided to give it a try.

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