Berry Shake

We all love smoothies in the morning. This version of a smoothie very thick and is closer to a shake.  The coconut yogurt and fruit inside are a delicious combination.

Ingredients

2 cups unsweetened vanilla coconut yogurt

1 1/2 cups chopped strawberriesBerry Shake

1 cup frozen blueberries

1/4 cup Stevia

1/4 cup flax meal

1/8 cup chia seeds

Mix in blender until smooth.  Mixture should be very thick.  It can be made  thinner by adding 1/2 cup almond milk

Granola

granolaFresh granola is easy to make and delicious.  It makes the house smell heavenly and is a versatile ingredient on its own or in recipes. 

This recipe calls for nuts and coconut. If you have a sweet tooth try tossing in some chocolate or butterscotch chips once the mixture has cooled.

Ingredients

1 /2 cups rolled oats

1 cups sliced almonds

1/2 cup walnuts

1/2 cup cashews

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/2 cup maple syrup

2 tbsp safflower oil

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp cinnamon Continue reading Granola

Breakfast Egg Casserole

You can prepare this casserole the night before you want to serve it  and leave it in the refrigerator until the next morning.  Cook and serve hot.

Ingredients

breakfast-egg-casserole4 slices of multi-grain bread with crusts removed

1 cup sharp cheddar

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1 tsp mustard

1/2 tsp salt Continue reading Breakfast Egg Casserole

Asparagus Salad

You know that the warmer days of spring are here when asparagus appears in the grocery store.  Crunchy and sweet, this salad is good  for lunch or for a light supper. Serve with garlic toast to complete the meal.

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Asparagus Salad

1 lbs asparagus cut into inch pieces

3 cups halved cherry tomatoes

1 cup sliced red onion

1/2 cup feta cheese

1/2 tsp pepper Continue reading Asparagus Salad

Spinach Veggie Burgers

1 tbsp olive oil

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Spinach Veggie Burgers

1 tsp dried parsley

1 tsp dried Italian seasoning

4 cups of raw spinach

Saute above in a frying pan until spinach wilts. Remove from stove and pour the ingredients into a food processor.  Add the ingredients below. Continue reading Spinach Veggie Burgers