Posts tagged breakfast
Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

For a lot of us, it is almost time for the school year to start again. We will be rushing and packing and planning every morning to get kids to school on time (whether that is an actual school building or just around the homeschool table). Mornings can become the busiest time of our day, making sure people are dressed and fed and the day is mapped out.The last thing we should be worrying about in the morning is getting a healthy breakfast in everyone's belly. We have enough things to worry about for the day. With a little planning ahead, we can have several options for the week to get a healthy, filling breakfast in and not have to rely on the store-bought, sugar-filled breakfast items.

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Simple Squash Pancakes - GAPS Intro Diet

Want the EASIEST grain-free recipe for pancakes? Of course you do.I've seen dozens of variations of GAPS, grain-free, paleo pancakes but these really are the simplest and tastiest I've tried. This recipe comes directly from the GAPS Diet book by Natasha Campbell-McBride, and is part of Stage 3 of the Introduction Diet. These continue to be a staple in our diet since moving on from Stage 3.

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Apple Cinnamon Chia Breakfast Pudding

Have you heard of chia breakfast pudding?? Breakfast and pudding... Sounds pretty awesome, right?There seem to be lots of recipes out there for it in the Paleo community. Which is both funny and disappointing, because I thought I had made this up myself haha But alas, while I was browsing Pinterest one day, I saw a recipe for Chia Breakfast Pudding and was like "YES PLEASE!" only to realize I was already making the same kind of thing.

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Blueberry Chia Breakfast Pudding

Chia pudding is my go-to breakfast right now. It needs to be made the night before which means all I have to do in the morning is open the jar and grab a spoon.For a mom of three kids under 4 years old, mornings can be hectic! It's too easy to get caught up in everything that needs to be done and forget to feed myself, so having breakfast ready to eat is super helpful!

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Overnight Oatmeal

So I think we all know that oatmeal is good for us, right? But did you know that the benefits of oatmeal vary depending on how the oats are processed? You can read more about the different types of oats here.It wasn't until a few years ago that I heard about steel-cut oats, when my previous family physician said to me... "You should be eating steel-cut oats for breakfast. Just throw them in the slow cooker at night and oatmeal's ready in the morning. When my 80 year old mother comes to visit me, she's always regular." So even though I didn't need to know about her elderly mother's bowel movements, it did get me wondering what these "steel-cut oats" were that she spoke of.

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