Banana Nut Blender Pancakes from Making Thyme for Health

These pancakes are so easy and so fast to make!  I adapted this recipe slightly from Making Thyme for Health. Who doesn't like pancakes on Saturday morning?  I know I do but I am usually trying to get the dogs walked and out the door by 8:30am to get out on my bike before it gets too hot, and pancakes can be messy and time consuming.  THIS pancake…


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Lemon Oatmeal Pancakes

These fluffy, delicious pancakes contain no oil, salt or sugar, in favor of ground oats, flax, cornmeal and dates. Instead of using maple syrup, try some fruit-flavored date syrup. I like Date Lady, date syrup.   Ingredients 1 ½ cups rolled oats, ground into flour (or pre-ground flour) 2 tablespoons flax seeds, ground ½ cup cornmeal 2 teaspoons…


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My Interview with The Happy Healthy Librarian, Debby Kastner

Debby Kastner’s blog and now FB page is one of my favorite and most reliable sources for information on healthy living.  I discovered Debby Kastner’s blog, Happy Healthy Long Life about seven years ago, just a few years after I started transitioning to a plant based diet. Debby is a medical librarian at a leading US medical center who's been in the…


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Raspberry Chia Jam Bars

I made these bars for my students in my Foundation Training Class. This coming week is the last week of the series and I want to bring them a healthy treat.  If you are like me and LOVE jams but would also like to reduce sugar, chia seed jams are something to explore.  February is heart health month and these bars will make your heart happy with all…


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Katie Mae's Banana Blueberry Bars

These bars are terrific for an "on the go" breakfast or as a healthy mid afternoon snack to have with a mug of tea.  All whole ingredients, and a snap to make.  I used fresh blueberries because I prefer the texture, but frozen will work too. Try a schmear of fresh almond butter for even more moisture and an extra shot of protein and fiber.   Ingredients 1…


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Elvis Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a staple breakfast in our house but it can get old sometimes so I just bought a fantastic new cookbook called OATrageous Oatmeals by Kathy Hester.  This is a fantastic book and well worth adding to your collection.  This oatmeal recipe is a tribute to the King  of Rock and Roll. If you know anything about Elvis, you know that he loved the…


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