Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition

Sometimes you may be faced with the choice of eating white bread or wheat bread. We understand it can be a tough dough-cision! Most of the time, we should choose to eat foods made with whole-grains. Using all parts of the grain will give you more nutrients to keep you healthy and strong! Whole-grains areContinue reading “Whole Grains! // Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition”

Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles

Many of you have started school this week and are probably wondering what to eat for breakfast! Getting out the door on time can be tricky, but having quick breakfasts on hand will make it easier. One of our favorite breakfasts to have on hand is waffles! Aaaaand, since it’s national waffle day, we figuredContinue reading “Welcome Back to School!! // Win the Day with Waffles”

Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

It’s National Zucchini Day, which means we get to celebrate with one of my all-time favorite recipes…chocolate chip zucchini muffins! It’s about this time of year people start to wonder what they can do with all the zucchini growing in their garden. It’s not uncommon to see neighbors gifting (and re-gifting!) their zucchini squash toContinue reading “Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins”

Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast

Having a good breakfast is the best way to fuel your fun for the 4th of July! These slices of Patriotic Toast provide you with whole-grains, protein, and fruit. Let’s get started! Start with a few basic ingredients – bread, peanut butter, blueberries, bananas, and strawberries. Slice the strawberries into small strips. Follow the stepsContinue reading “Happy 4th!! // Patriotic Toast”

My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! How will you show your mom you love her? My mom loves hand-drawn pictures, notes, and breakfast in bed. Think about making these Fluffy Wheat Pancakes for your mom this Sunday! Pancake breakfasts can include many food groups from MyPlate. How many food groups can you spot inContinue reading “My Mom is the Best // Fluffy Wheat Pancakes”

Whole Wheat Waffles

Pancakes or waffles? I’m definitely a waffle person, which is why today’s post is a delicious waffle recipe. 🙂 Did you catch the blog post about the differences in whole wheat flour and white flour? If not, click here! This recipe uses whole wheat flour but you would never know by tasting these waffles. ThisContinue reading “Whole Wheat Waffles”

Flour Power!

If you love baking or if you just bake every once in awhile, the chances are, you have used some type of flour. Breads, cookies, dinner rolls, cakes, you name it – each are hard to make without flour! Did you know that there are several different types of flour? If you’ve ever baked anythingContinue reading “Flour Power!”

Grains are Great

This month we’re moving on from dairy and onto GRAINS! What would we do without grains? Probably sleep a lot because grains are a great source of energy! Are you wondering why? Keep reading to find out! Grains Grains are important because they are a main source for many B vitamins as well as carbohydratesContinue reading “Grains are Great”