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  • Mexican Breakfast Meal Prep

    Mexican Breakfast Meal Prep

    For the past few months, I’ve been doing everything I can to make our mornings easier. Getting 2 adults and 2 kids out the door in the morning is not easy (especially when you leave by 7am). I’ve been making as many of my meals ahead of time as possible. First up is breakfast – inspired by this recipe from Skinnytaste – with a few changes to make it work a bit better for me.

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    Cheesy Italian Turkey Sausage Frittata

    Cheesy Italian Turkey Sausage Frittata

       I am always looking for easy, filling breakfasts. I’m a big proponent of fueling up at the start of your day… and if you know me, you know I adore breakfast food. In fact, I could eat breakfast food any time of day and never get tired of it. Even though I enjoy the classics, it’s nice to come up with new ideas too. We’re always trying to get more whole foods into our diet – that allows us to indulge just a little bit while still keeping with a healthy lifestyle. I’ll be honest – the motivation for…

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    Easy Weekday Breakfasts

    Easy Weekday Breakfasts

    One of the things I’m super passionate about is breakfast. As in, the only time I leave home without it is when we’re going to get breakfast. In addition to just loving breakfast food, I truly believe that a good breakfast arts you up for the ready of your day. It gives her fuel to get through the morning and starts your metabolism for the day. That said, I’m also a realist. Mornings are BUSY. For us, it’s getting out the door for work and daycare drop-off. For stay at home moms, out might be getting up to get to…

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    Weight Loss: Breakfast Quinoa

    Weight Loss: Breakfast Quinoa

    Since I talked about my post-partum weight loss journey a little while back, I wanted to share one of my favorite breakfasts.  I really find that what I eat for breakfast has a HUGE impact on my day, so I try to start off pretty healthy!  I love having quinoa for breakfast – it’s super filling and really easy to add whatever toppings I want! Breakfast Quinoa (Originally found here – I just adjusted the ratios) Ingredients: 2/3 cup skim milk 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 tablespoon light-brown sugar Dash of ground cinnamon, if desired 1/2 cup fresh berries Directions: Bring…

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