Why I Don’t Eat the Average American Breakfast…

@chefjoanna Do this next time you have breakfast ##cleaneating ##cleaneatingrecipe ##cleaneatingideas ##breakfastclub ##breakfastideas ♬ original sound – Joanna Barajas Do you skip breakfast?  Or eat a sugary breakfast that makes you feel tired and hungry after? Did you know that people who eat breakfast are generally thinner than people who don’t eat breakfast? That’s because… Continue reading Why I Don’t Eat the Average American Breakfast…

Cinnamon oatmeal pancakes | Healthy Breakfast recipes for the week

Two cups of rolled oats are used in this recipe making these pancakes a good source of soluble fiber, providing heart healthy benefits. Kids will also enjoy them! My mom and I think they taste a little like churros with a very light sprinkling of cinnamon sugar on top. These pancakes are crispy on the outside, and… Continue reading Cinnamon oatmeal pancakes | Healthy Breakfast recipes for the week

Coconut-Flax Pancakes (Gluten-free)

As promised in the previous post, I would share this recipe for gluten-free pancakes. Hands down, this is the best gluten-free recipe I found thus far. It does take a few more ingredients than usual (my introduction to coconut flour), but it is well worth it. Also, the health benefits of coconuts are great, good… Continue reading Coconut-Flax Pancakes (Gluten-free)

Figgy Yogurt

I cannot wait when August and September come around here in Southern California. The fig trees are in full bloom, just for a month or two. We have two trees in the backyard and we get buckets of figs nearly every day and eat a ton each day. The best ones are cracked because they… Continue reading Figgy Yogurt

5 Make Ahead Breakfasts (the night before)

Your biggest excuse to eating healthier is lack of time. It’s all about planning! Make these simple breakfast recipes the night before, so you don’t have to worry about it in the morning. You are setting yourself up for success. (And I bet you will be excited to wake up too!) There is no better… Continue reading 5 Make Ahead Breakfasts (the night before)

Vegetable Frittata

This Frittata is another great, quick way to use the bundle of organic vegetables I pick up weekly. It is full of vegetables: broccolini, leeks, baby portobello, tomatoes, and served with a side of salsa and avocado it makes for great breakfast or brunch fare. It is high protein to get your morning started out… Continue reading Vegetable Frittata

Hash Browns

The people in my family are potato fanatics. Potatoes are probably the most versatile vegetable and take on the flavors of whatever dish your making, so well. I’m convinced my family could live on potatoes, onions, and tomatoes alone (and probably chiles, too). I chose to make hash browns not only because they are so… Continue reading Hash Browns