In a breakfast rut and not sure how to get out of it? This sweet potato kale breakfast hash should do the trick! It’s filling yet doesn’t sit too heavy in your stomach and can help restore your energy after an early morning run. This breakfast hash features a simple but wholesome list of ingredients—sweet potatoes, kale, onions and an egg—and is a cinch to make. One tip for success: Double check the sweet potatoes
Whether to fuel your next run or a day chasing the kids, these delicious and nutritious recipes pack the energy you need as a busy momma. These recipes are also easy-to-make to match your fast-paced life. As an added bonus, we’ve included as many kid-friendly recipes as possible to minimize the pain of preparing one meal for yourself and another for the rest of your family.
Sometimes momma just needs dessert, especially after a long run when you’re feeling hangry for anything and everything. Indulge in this chocolate raspberry mug cake and take comfort in the healthy ingredient list that includes almond flour and whole milk yogurt. It only takes a few minutes to make and will satisfy your belly with filling goodness. Mug cake is also a fun recipe to make with your kids as an afternoon or evening family
Looking for a lighter lunch recipe or a delicious appetizer? Prepare this artichoke hummus paired with roasted veggies. It’s a fun take on traditional hummus and features a vibrant flavor profile. The blend of warm, roasted veggies with the chilled hummus is sure to please everyone’s palate. We like the combination of roasted carrots, green peppers and brussels sprouts but feel free to swap in your preferred vegetables. When sourcing veggies, head to the local
Whether for breakfast, as a mid-day snack or enjoyed at another time of day, smoothies are awesome options for mom runners and kids alike. This almond banana smoothie features a simple and delicious ingredient list with the added fueling benefit of Vega chocolate plant protein powder. If you’re looking for opportunities to slip more nutrients into your child’s diet, smoothies are the tried and true option. A word of caution though, your kids will likely
The most delicious recipes are often the simplest ones to prepare and this peanut butter banana toast recipe is all of the above. All you need for this delicious start to your day is a loaf of fresh-baked artisan bread, fresh-ground peanut butter, banana and raw pumpkin seeds. Most natural food grocers, food co-ops and chain grocery stores now offer peanut and almond grinding machines that you can use to make fresh peanut and almond
Looking for an easy steel cut oats recipe? Look no further! These overnight steel cut oats offer a creamy texture and delicious taste, thanks to the addition of an almond coconut milk blend. Top with toasted coconut and roasted blueberries for a nutritious and filling breakfast that the entire family is sure to enjoy. If coconut or blueberries aren’t really your thing, substitute with your preferred toppings such as fresh strawberries, bananas, honey or pure maple
If you haven’t given chicken thighs a try in a while, now is the time. They are rich in taste and offer a tender, juicy texture. These honey glazed chicken thighs are easy to prepare and are great options for a weeknight meal or post-run weekend lunch. Be sure to select boneless and skinless thighs, as they’re easier to cook and are less work to eat. The honey glaze brings a sweet note to this
Need a new shake recipe to amp up your energy after a run or on cross training days? With just a few ingredients, this power shake recipe is super easy to make and is both refreshing and delicious. If desired, add a banana or other fruit to the thicken the shake a bit more. We love using Califia Farms Toasted Coconut Almond Milk in this recipe because it offers a lightly toasted coconut flavor, but
Oatmeal is the best friend of many runners. With fiber, protein, carbs and a low glycemic index, it has all the things runners need. If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy this power food, whip up a batch of these baked blueberry oatmeal cups. They’re super easy to make and they also freeze well. Delicately sweet and packed with energizing goodness, they may not last long if your kids get ahold of them.
Need a grab and go snack or easy breakfast? Whip up a batch of these almond raspberry chocolate muffins. These kid-approved muffins freeze well and are the perfect fuel for any day. Not a raspberry fan? Swap out the raspberries for chopped strawberries or fresh blueberries. These almond raspberry chocolate muffins feature almond flour as a wholesome replacement for standard all-purpose white flour. Once hard to find, almond flour is now available at most large
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