Heathy recipes! I am a big breakfast fan. I love creating new breakfast and trying things out in the kitchen with my little 6 year old. These recipes are on the healthier side. Feel free to change the ingredients a bit for your taste.

APPLE OATMEAL

A delicious and warming breakfast treat.

Ingredients

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 1/2 cups quick oats

1/2 cup chopped apple

1/4 cup honey

1/4 cup dried coconut chips

1 banana

4 tbsp fat free vanilla yogurt

Directions

1. Combine apple juice and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.

2. Stir in oats, chopped apple, maple syrup and raisins.

3. Reduce heat and cook until most of juice is absorbed, stirring occasionally.

Fold in walnuts.

4. Top each bowl with a tablespoon of yogurt.

(Makes 4 Servings)

Calories Per Serving: 271

WHOLE WHEAT WAFFLES

A healthier choice than pre mixed pancake batters. Top them wisely as that will add calories,

Ingredients

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/8 tsp salt

1egg, lightly beaten

1 cup low- fat buttermilk

2 tbsp honey

Directions

1. Whisk whole

wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a

medium bowl.

2, In a small bowl, combine egg, buttermilk and honey.

3. Make a well in dry ingredients and stir in egg and buttermilk mixture.

Allow batter to rest for a few minutes.

4. Set a nonstick frying pan to medium

high heat. ( or waffle maker )

Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls

on to griddle or pan. Cook until the edges begin to dry and bubbles appear in

the pancakes.

Flip and cook for 1–2 minutes more.

(Makes 8 pancakes)

Calories Per 2 Pancake

Serving: 188

MELON SMOOTHIE

This smoothie harnesses the natural sweetness of the Watermelon.

Ingredients

3 cups watermelon chunks

1 small banana, chopped

1 cup ice

1 1/2 cups

0% fat vanilla yogurt

Directions

1. Put watermelon chunks, chopped banana, ice and yogurt in a blender.

Blend until desired smoothness.

2. Pour into glasses.

(Serving Size 12 oz)

Calories Per Serving:

158

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