Okay, you all probably think the only thing I make these days is oatmeal based… Truthfully, oats have been a great shelf-stable grain option to use during COVID-19 Quarantine, and now with the Easter holiday I usually get the urge to use carrots in every which way. So, I thought, what better way to use […]

Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal


Requested by popular demand, here is the recipe for my Cranberry Oatmeal Bake! I am a breakfast lover, but when mornings are chaotic, or I just don’t want to make decisions about what my first meal of the day is going to be, I love leaning on breakfast meal prep. Enter, the pre-made oatmeal bake. […]

Cranberry Oatmeal Bake


If you’ve been around here long enough you know I love adding vegetables into my meals wherever I can, and that includes breakfast! Sure, eggs are an easy breakfast base to pile on veggies, but I also like to give my oatmeal the royal treatment by sneaking in some extra fiber and color too. Summer […]

Cinnamon Zucchini Oats


February is American Heart Month and one of my favorite ways to celebrate is with heart healthy foods like oatmeal! Let’s be real though, oatmeal is one of my favorite weekly breakfasts all year long for so many reasons. Oh, oatmeal, let me count the ways I love thee… Oats contain beta-glucans, which are a […]

Pesto Cauliflower Oats


Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you had a wonderfully fun and delicious holiday season and are already off to a great start for 2019! It’s been a while since I’ve shared any recipes on here, and I thought I’d start the first Monday of the new year off on the right (productive) foot. My […]

Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Bake


If you know a little about me, you know that one of my favorite things in the world is the arrival of soft, fuzzy peaches at the farmers markets in the summer months. So, you can imagine I am squealing with excitement over here- it’s peach season! Snack time is a bit messier these days […]

Peach Oatmeal Bake


If you can’t already tell from my Insta feed, let me make it known that I’m a pretty big fan of breakfast. To be a cliche, it really is the most important meal of the day for me and I just don’t feel right without it. It’s even become the meal I enjoy planning for […]

Egg White Oats


My readers and patients alike have frequently heard me talk about quick and easy meal ideas, especially breakfasts. After all, breakfast really is found to be one of the most important meals of the day as it is associated with reduced risk of overweight and obesity (Szajewska & Ruszczynski 2010); better glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity, […]

Steel Cut Oats