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.

Peanut Butter Banana Toast

The most delicious recipes are often the simplest ones to prepare. 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 butters rather than buying the packaged versions. If you’ve never had fresh-ground

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Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

If you haven’t given chicken thighs a try in a while, now is the time. Chicken thighs 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. They pair great with a simple green salad or with baked sweet potatoes. 

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Power Shake

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 mix.  We love using Califia Farms Toasted Coconut Almond Milk in this recipe, but you can also combine separate coconut and almond milks if preferred. We use

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Baked Blueberry Oatmeal Cups Recipe

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 freeze well. Delicately sweet and packed with energizing goodness, they may not last long if your kids get ahold of them. As such,

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Almond Raspberry Chocolate Muffins Recipe

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. Makes 12 muffins

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Protein Pancakes with Peaches and Honey Recipe

These pancakes are super easy to make and keep well overnight, which makes them a great grab and go breakfast for early morning runs. Peaches and honey as toppings add delicious, sweet flavor. I added alternate topping ideas at the end of the recipe if you like to mix things up each time you make them. The texture of these pancakes is denser and more spongy than traditional pancakes but my kids don’t notice the

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