Tag Archives: breakfast

Banana Cocoa Refrigerator Oatmeal

Banana cocoa oatmeal
Photo courtesy: Monica Matheny of The Yummy Life

Start your morning off great with this healthy and fresh, banana cocoa oatmeal. Did you ever think you would be eating oatmeal cold? It is refreshing for a hot summer morning and a great on-the-go breakfast or snack. Oatmeal contains high amounts of fiber and it is known that fiber decreases risk of high blood pressure, lowers high cholesterol and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the Dairy Council of California. This month is also National Mental Health Month, making bananas the perfect fruit to eat while celebrating this holiday. Bananas produce dopamine, which is important to keep us alert and focused as it controls the brains reward and pleasure centers. Look for our informational blog later this week that will discuss more details on bananas and mental health. Continue reading

Marketing to Kids for Mother’s Day

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Photo courtesy of Tony Kadysewski of Fixtures Close-Up

Sunday, May 10 is Mother’s Day, and moms across the country will be treated like queens by their loving children. Those kids might need a little help in planning a special breakfast-in-bed for their moms, which means fathers or guardians will be making some grocery store visits in order to plan a love-filled morning. Continue reading

Banana Almond Baked Oatmeal Cups (Vegan)

banana almond cups
Photo courtesy: Erica of Coffee & Quinoa

In honor of World Health Day, we thought we would provide you with a healthy on-the-go breakfast, snack or dessert. This (banana almond baked oatmeal cup) takes a maximum of 35 minutes to prepare and is a healthy, delicious recipe that everyone will love. Bananas are packed with potassium, which helps keep your heart beating. While almonds are a source of vitamin E and are high in protein, they help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. This recipe provides you with the healthy nutrients you need, while allowing your sweet tooth to enjoy its sweetness. Continue reading

Recipe: Banana Buttermilk Pancakes

Recipe Banana Buttermilk PancakesWarm banana buttermilk pancakes is this week’s recipe to get you through the winter. There’s something about made-from-scratch, fluffy pancakes that sets the mood right in the morning. This treasured, classic recipe is one surefire way to start your day and the best idea for families to gather around the table for some post-present opening eats. Continue reading

Recipe: Banana Streusel Muffins

Recipe Banana Streusel Muffins

October is the best month for sweet, fall treats. The air is getting cooler and this recipe for banana streusel muffins will warm up your morning breakfasts. These muffins are the perfect comfort food for those early mornings. You won’t know what you’re missing until you’ve tried these delicious morsels. Continue reading

Recipe: Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

Recipe Banana-Cinnamon Waffles

National Waffle Day was yesterday, but we think there is still cause to celebrate with this deliciously wonderful recipe for banana-cinnamon waffles. Because not only is National Waffle Day an incredible reason to try this recipe, it is also Banana Lovers Day on August 27. The combination of warm fluffy waffles and bananas is a breakfast made in heaven. Continue reading

Recipe: Baked Oatmeal with Bananas

Recipe Baked Oatmeal with Bananas

Warm, rich, and just the right amount of flavor, this recipe for baked oatmeal with bananas is the breakfast of champions. Packing a ton of comfort, there is little that can compare to this extraordinary delight. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so may this recipe a priority! Continue reading