Bagel with Honey Cream Cheese

Serves: 1

1/2 bagel made without enriched flour
1 tablespoon cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon honey

Toast bagel. Mix honey and cream cheese together. Spread mixture on bagel. Have with a good source of protein, like a handful of lightly salted nuts.


Berry Pie

Serves: 1

2 strawberries
6 blueberries
1 mini graham cracker crust (the brand I buy has 5 g sugar per crust)
aerosol whipped cream, to taste

Rinse and dry berries. Hull and quarter strawberries. Put berries in crust and top with whipped cream.

Oatmeal Cherry Bars

Serves: 20

3 cups quick oats
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 cup light brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
1 egg
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon almond extract
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
½ cup dried cherries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Stir in the wet ingredients. Separate the cherries if they are stuck together and stir into the batter. Press batter into a 9 x 13 pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. When cool, cut into 20 bars. Have with a glass of milk or a handful of nuts.

Strawberry Orange Freezer Pops

Serves: 10

1 pint strawberries
2 oranges
1 tablespoon honey
10 freezer zipper bags, quart size

Rinse and hull strawberries. Juice oranges. Put strawberries, orange juice, and honey into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour approximately 1/4 cup of the mixture into each bag. Squeeze air out of the bags and close tightly. Freeze upright overnight or until frozen. Briefly run under hot water to loosen the pop out of the bag before eating.

Breakfast Bowl

Serves: 1

1 serving organic frozen red potatoes with olive oil, parmesan cheese, and garlic
2 organic microwaveable chicken and apple sausage links
1 egg
1 tablespoon whole milk
½ tablespoon unsalted butter
Shredded mild cheddar cheese, to taste

Bake potatoes according to package directions. Microwave sausage links according to package directions and slice into bite-size pieces. Beat egg with milk. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add egg. Cook and stir gently until scrambled egg is firm. Put potatoes in a bowl. Top with sausages, eggs, and cheese. Microwave for 45 seconds or until cheese is completely melted. Have with a glass of water.