I’ve been on the protein pancake bandwagon for years! I’ve been using protein powder in my smoothies after my workouts so I don’t exactly want to have it for breakfast as well. I’ve switched things up a bit by omitting it from my favorite pancakes but still getting 12+ grams of protein. This simple idea […]


I’ve been traveling a lot and as a result, have been eating more bars than usual. Each time I visit Whole Foods, it appears there is another new brand or flavor in the snack bar/protein bar/energy bar aisle. So you don’t have to, I read each nutrition label, taste tested and came up with a […]


5 Easy & Fast Breakfast Ideas

by Sarah on November 4, 2014 · 7 comments

I’ve seen my share of “fast” breakfast idea lists that are anything but… Making pancakes is NOT quick. If I have to stand over my stove it’s not happening. I like my sleep and will take any extra 5 minutes I can get. Today, I’m sharing 5 actual quick and healthy breakfast ideas. One of […]


I’ve always envied morning people. It has always been a challenge for me to get up no matter what time it is. For the past year, I’ve been having fun teaching classes at 8 or 9 am most days of the week. Despite hitting snooze at least twice, I know it is important for me to […]


Many people complain “juice” has no protein or fiber. Since I love green juice, I wanted to share with you a yummy breakfast that satisfies the green juice craving as well as delivers a hefty serving of protein and fiber. You won’t believe that this recipe does not require a juicer or protein powder. Earlier […]


The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential, LLC on behalf of Daisy Cottage Cheese. If you are trying to kick a sugar habit, starting your day with something savory is smart strategy. These veggie frittata muffins are a perfect breakfast meal prep recipe to make on Sunday or Monday to eat during the week. This […]

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I love homemade granola bars for breakfast on the go and late afternoon snacks. When I got home from Miami, I noticed I had 4 super ripe bananas  and few of my regular go to snacks so I whipped up a quick batch using what I had in my house. The result was a delicious […]


This weekend, I was craving a protein pancake but didn’t have any eggs in the house so I decided to be a little creative with what I had on hand. I had two ripe avocados that needed to be used, so I decided to try putting some in my smoothie. I’m not sure if it […]

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If you ever wondered how to make french toast in the microwave, then you are in luck. Whether you are in college living in a dorm room or running out the door for work, this quick and healthy recipe will take you 3 minutes and is less than 200 calories including 9 g of protein. […]


Sunday Morning Breakfast

by Sarah on September 15, 2013 · 3 comments

During the week, I love smoothies and protein pancakes for breakfast. But on the weekends, I need an omelet with home fries. This morning before yoga, I quickly whipped up some egg whites with fresh pico de gallo for a quick scramble. During the week, I made roasted sweet potatoes with salt, pepper and all […]