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Breakfast

Autumn Spiced Brown Rice Porridge

Autumn Spiced Brown Rice Porridge

With the exception of Goldilocks and The Three Bears, my interactions with porridge have been slim to none. Also, is porridge just oatmeal? What about cream of wheat? – Is that also porridge? Maybe porridge just refers to hot grains you eat in the morning […]

Cool Cantaloupe Smoothie Bowl

Cool Cantaloupe Smoothie Bowl

We all know melons and summertime go hand in hand, but Shah Mofid (Dad) took it to another level this year. He insisted I take home a cantaloupe the size of the Death Star and my first thought, actually my second thought was that I […]

Spiced Granola

Spiced Granola

This granola recipe includes all my favorite things! Turns out that all my favorite things are very “Fall.” Let me explain: oats, nuts, dried fruit, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and maple syrup. Screaming “Fall!” All we’re missing is the pumpkin spice . . . don’t tempt […]

Strawberry Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Strawberry Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Ambrosia?! Don’t be fooled. The food gods consumed chocolate and peanut butter on the reg. Hey! We could call the star of this recipe a match made in heaven! . . . I literally felt you roll your eyes. What I love about smoothies is […]

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs . . . Everytime!

Even if you are a fan of eggs, scrambled eggs may not be your cup of tea. It is so easy for everything to go south real quick. Even when I order scrambled eggs at restaurants, I feel like I’m playing roulette. I never know […]

Banana Oatmeal Walnut Pancakes

Banana Oatmeal Walnut Pancakes

Full of fiber & protein, dairy-free, flour-free, refined sugar free – these healthy pancakes are super fun and super easy to make! No need for syrup, as these pancakes are moist and sweet all on their own! – But if you want to drizzle some […]

Strawberry Almond Oatmeal

Strawberry Almond Oatmeal

Strawberry Almond Oatmeal protein-packed, fibrous, and refined sugar free I am not exaggerating when I say breakfast is THE best part of my day. More often than not, I am filling a bowl of hot oats with a wide range of goodies. It’s such a […]