Tag Archives: Breakfast
Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright January 15, 2017. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

A Simple ‘Cereal’

Now that I’m eating healthier, I’ve let go of the thought that I ever have to have those cold cereals from a box. None of them seem to be truly healthy, or to fit in with the Paleo lifestyle I’m (mostly) trying to emulate. I mainly have smoothies or smoothie bowls these days, with the […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright November 20, 2016.

Sausage & Apple One-Pan Meal

One-pan meals are easy to make, and there are so many food combinations you can try something new each time. You don’t always need a lot of ingredients to make a delicious meal. Whether you want breakfast, lunch, or dinner, a one-pan meal is a good way to go. I made one of these meals […]

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Photograph byShannon L. Buck copyright November 17, 2016.

Apple & Sausage Oatmeal Bowl

I’ve recently been posting breakfast recipes, Smoothie Bowls and Sausage & Banana Oatmeal Bowl, and I wanted to add another recipe in the same category. This one is just a different play on the last oatmeal bowl, to show how you can switch things up just a bit for something quite different. Ingredients 1 cup […]

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Photograph byShannon L. Buck copyright November 17, 2016.

Sausage & Banana Oatmeal Bowl

I recently posted about how I’m trying smoothie bowls at breakfast. I’m also trying oatmeal bowls, and they are delicious. So many foods can be added to a smoothie bowl, that there are plenty of combinations to try. And what better time of year to experiment than during the autumn and winter months. A warm […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright October 2014.

The Art of One-Pan Meal Creation

I love one-pan meals! Why? Because you only use one pan, for course! A girl doesn’t always want to dirty more than one pan to make a meal, because she doesn’t want all the extra dishes to wash after. The trick with one-pan meals is to start with melting a healthy fat in a skillet […]

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Corned Beef and Potatoes One-Pan Meal

Earlier, I posted the Chicken and Potato One-Pan Meal. This meal is only slightly different, and maybe even more tasty. Ingredients 1 – 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 small carrot 1 medium white potato 1 small sweet potato 1/2 to 3/4 cup pre-cooked corned beef Seasonings to taste: sea salt, pepper, onion powder Melt the […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29. 2016.

Patriotic Holiday Recipes: Red, White, and Blue Parfait

A simple treat that can be used as a side to any meal, or a snack, or even as a dessert. And, they are great when served at Patriotic holiday tables. Small children can help with this one as well, if you cut the grapes yourself. Keep these in the refrigerator until they are ready […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2014

A Good, Healthy Breakfast, on a Budget

I keep telling people they can eat healthy without spending an exuberant amount on food. This is true to an extent, if you keep it simple. Stick to the basics, and your meal does not have to cost an arm-and-a-leg. Also, watch your serving sizes. The picture shows a breakfast I had a couple of […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, Copyright December 29, 2016. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

Turkey and Tomato Scramble

Keeping with the Thanksgiving leftovers theme, this recipe makes for a great stand-alone breakfast, or an excellent addition to a larger breakfast menu. It is a health alternative to cereal-based morning meals. Ingredients (2-4 servings) 4 eggs a little water or milk alternative, just enough to mix up the eggs 1/4 to 1/2 cup diced, […]

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Turkey and Squash One-Pan Meal

Now that Halloween is over, we start looking ahead to Thanksgiving, and even to Thanksgiving leftovers! There are so many ways to use these leftovers, that’s best to plan ahead. Make more of everything than you cook, and you’ll be able to experiment with new recipes to your heart’s content. Ingredients leftover turkey leftover roasted […]

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7 Better Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is an important meal, allowing for a nutritional jump-start to the day. Pack this meal with plenty of healthy food options, and a snack may not be necessary before lunch. By deleting the morning snack, unhealthy food options will not interfere with your weight management goals. Include a protein source, as well as vegetables […]

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Affordable, Good for You Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is an important meal, and should not be skipped. It helps you to stay energized during the morning hours, helping you to get through your day. The ideas below are affordable, and many of the components can be made at home using wholesome ingredients. 1 paleo crepe, a small banana sliced, a tablespoon of […]

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Great Cereal Toppings

Even cereal can get boring after awhile, especially when trying to eat healthy. There are options, of course. You can always change the type of cereal you eat. Try a different cold cereal. Use a hot cereal. But you may still get bored after a short time of eating the same thing. To make things […]

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Spinach Omelet

I enjoy an omelet once in a while, though they are not my favorite breakfast food. I also make these for my cats sometimes. They love them. Ingredients (Per person) 2 eggs a little milk ¼ cup chopped, fresh spinach ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese a sprinkling of chopped, fresh parsley Beat the eggs […]

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Hearty Scrambled Eggs

Make complete meals using eggs as a starting point. Fruits and vegetables can be added, as well as meats and cheeses, herbs and spices. Throwing foods into a pan to cook with eggs is a simple way to get a family breakfast on the table in a hurry. Considering the amount of protein you are […]

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Corn Tortillas

Tortillas have a great many uses at meal time. They can be used warm, right after making them, or allowed to cool. Many filling combinations can be chosen from for them, and children love them. Ingredients: (Makes 32. Recipe can be halved.)   2 cups cornmeal 3 cups boiling water 4 Tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon […]

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Skewered Delights

These skewered delight make great snacks, but they are wonderful additions to breakfast, lunch and dinner as well. Healthy foods can be used for these, so nutritional needs can be met. Treats can also be made. Skewered Berries: strawberries, sliced or quartered blueberries raspberries, red and/or black yogurt, for dipping skewers plate Rinse the berries […]

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Egg Cups

The girls and I enjoyed these when they were young. The ingredients were much cheaper back then, but they can still be found frugally if you wait for sales. These are made in the oven in muffin tins. Ingredients: bologna egg paprika cheese Spray or grease the muffin tin cups. Place the bologna in the […]

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Syrup

Syrup is great on pancakes, waffles and french toast. We do not ea these foods often, but it is nice to have a recipe on hand for syrup when we decide that we want to. This recipe can be reduced to what you need. This is an easy one for children and teens who do […]

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Leftover Ham: A Protein Packed Breakfast

This breakfast is a yummy treat created for using up the leftovers from the Christmas ham. It is easy to make. Ingredients: Ham, diced eggs milk shredded cheese Scramble eggs and ham together in a pan until eggs are just about done. Add shredded cheese and cook until eggs are done and cheese is melted. […]

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Using all of those Pumpkin Seeds

If you prefer not to make roasted pumpkin seeds, there are other things that can be done with the seeds. Here are some recipes for your enjoyment: Pumpkin Raisin Oatmeal Cookies Pumpkin Apple Soup Pumpkin Bread Pumpkin Bars (I would add more seeds) Enjoy! Shannon

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Peanut Butter and Banana Roll-Ups

These are great as snacks, for breakfast, or in a lunchbox. They are affordable, and can be made from leftovers. Roll-ups are also quick and simple to make. You can make these rollups using a few different wraps. These are easy for children to make. Peanut Butter and Banana Roll-ups Pancakes, crepes or tortillas Peanut Butter  […]

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