breakfast

Breaking the Fast: Benefits of Breakfast

Breakfast is usually known as “the most important meal of the day.” However, people still make excuses as to why they don’t eat breakfast. This phrase is not just an empty saying. There are several reasons as to why people should commit to eating in the morning.  Brain Power Eating a good breakfast allows people… Read more »

 

Build Your Own Overnight Oats

Are you looking for a quick and healthy breakfast option for those busy mornings? We have some great recipes that save time by preparing breakfast the night before. Overnight Oats don’t require cooking and are a great way to incorporate plenty of nutrients. Each overnight oat recipe described is high in fiber and packed with… Read more »

Egg-cellent Omelets

Omelets are a tasty, budget-friendly, and easy meal your entire family will enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Use ingredients you have on hand from your fridge and pantry to make a meal that matches your family’s taste preferences. Simply pair with fresh fruit, and you have a balanced breakfast, lunch, or dinner to serve… Read more »

Build Your Own Breakfast Casserole

It is easy to prepare a healthy breakfast for your whole family! Breakfast can be simple and budget friendly by combining four food types to build your own casserole! Add protein, veggies, cheese, and your family’s favorite herbs and spices to eggs to make a tasty casserole. Casseroles can be made ahead of time and… Read more »

Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast – the most important meal of the day. We’ve heard this message from moms since the beginning of time. And they’re right. People who eat breakfast were more likely to have higher levels of important nutrients in their overall diets, better focus and performance in schools and at work, and a healthier weight status.… Read more »

All About Eggs

Plant-based proteins are one of the most affordable options for people on a budget, but eggs come in a close second. One egg costs about $0.17 compared to an equivalent serving of beans (¼ cup), which costs about $0.06 for dried beans or $0.08 for canned beans. Not only are eggs affordable, they’re one of… Read more »

 

Quick Breakfast Ideas to Help You Earn an A!

Written by Rachel Sable Part of National Nutrition Month 2013 I’m the type of person who presses the snooze button at least three times before actually getting out of bed. I love my sleep (as do all college students!) and absolutely dread setting my alarm clock. Due to about 30 minutes lost during my over… Read more »

 

Fantastic Fruity Flapjacks

Written by Alainna Baxley Part of National Nutrition Month 2014 Life can be hectic; how do you make sure you’re starting your day off with the nutrients you need to make it through the day? Do you usually drink coffee to hold you over until lunchtime? Waiting until lunch to have your first real meal… Read more »

 

All About Smoothies

Smoothies are all the rage today. They’re perfect for our busy lives since you can blend them up quickly and drink it on the go. Smoothies also are a kid-friendly way to eat more fruits (and even veggies).  And most smoothies use dairy products as the liquid ingredient, making them a good source of calcium,… Read more »

 

Kids Who Eat Smart and Move More Are Better Students

Our lifestyle choices affect how our bodies work. If we eat smart and move more, our bodies work better. This is especially true for children, who are growing and developing using the building blocks of nutrients found in the foods they eat. In fact, studies have found that children who eat a healthy diet, especially… Read more »