{Nourish} Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Whole Wheat and Oat, Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bread

When you buy bananas in anticipation of them browning, you know you’ve found a recipe you love. This Banana Chocolate Chip Bread rivals those you loved as a child. Moist, and rich without being overly sweet, I love that the speckles of dark chocolate chips are just enough to make this quick bread feel like a special treat. While the recipe incorporates some whole wheat flour, you can easily make it gluten free. Continue reading “{Nourish} Banana Chocolate Chip Bread”

{Nourish} Wild Blueberry, Lemon and Hazelnut Quick Bread

Hazelnut Lemon Wild Blueberry CakeCake for breakfast makes everything better, right? We think so and that is why I whipped up a batch of my favorite gluten-free quick bread this week! We are still adjusting to our new kindergarten schedule. Wow, the hour we lost each morning makes a huge difference in our routine. I am setting an alarm clock for the first time since Hudson was born and let me tell you, I would far rather wake up to his voice and snuggles than even the sweetest of sounds my phone can muster. And, as you can imagine, breakfast is a bit more rushed than it used to be so creativity and planning have become a priority. A variation of this bread has been a staple in our house for a year or so and it has become the perfect make-ahead breakfast item for busy mornings and we can all feel good about eating it plus, Hudson thinks it’s cake so he gobbles it up without complaint! Continue reading “{Nourish} Wild Blueberry, Lemon and Hazelnut Quick Bread”

{Nourish} Chocolate, Coconut and Pistachio Bites

Chocolate Coconut Pistachio Bites Need a sweet treat or an energy boost? These rich, chocolaty bites are packed with good-for-you ingredients. I have been playing around with different types of energy bites as I love to bring them with me when I head down to the ballpark to work with the Phillies. I made the Almond Butter, Coconut and Chocolate Chip Bites at Spring Training and they were a hit! Energy bites are a filling snack that you can make ahead and even freeze for later use. Rich in healthy fats, protein and whole grains they are equally as delicious as they are healthy! Continue reading “{Nourish} Chocolate, Coconut and Pistachio Bites”

{Nourish} Vanilla Coconut Raspberry Chia Pudding

ChiaAnother raspberry recipe? Why not! I had a bag of frozen raspberries on hand from the Raspberry, Maple and Thyme Roasted Salmon recipe (maybe you do too…) so I whipped up this simple chia pudding with the rest of the berries. As the countdown to Valentine’s Day continues, I have figured why not commit to the color red for the week?  It is a lovely color, especially when food is involved. Come to think of it, some of my favorite foods are some variation of red–berries, tomatoes, salmon, peppers, pomegranate…I could go on. Back to the recipe. Have you ever had a chia pudding? Making it is like a science experiment! When you combine a liquid with chia seeds there is some magic that happens and we can all use a little magic in our lives! Continue reading “{Nourish} Vanilla Coconut Raspberry Chia Pudding”