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Triple Berry Refrigerator Jam

This post is sponsored by our friends at Bai5! We absolutely love their naturally sweetened, antioxidant-infused, yummy, fun drinks. Carry on and drink Bai!Voila!And just like that, there is homemade jam in my refrigerator.Happy times, happy ... Read More →

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12 Magical Ways To Use A Food Processor

Honestly, my whole life has been leading up to this moment.It's time for me to come clean: Pinch of Yum is really just a place for me to publicly document the progression of my major love affair with my food processor. That's all it is, you guys. It has ... Read More →

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Frosted Blueberry Lemonade

Today's vibrant smoothie recipe post is sponsored by our good friends at Bai5! Bring on the healthy smoooooothies.So maybe I went ahead and jumped the gun on summer a little bit.April? I could have sworn it was, like, July or something.After a ... Read More →

chocolate chip granola

The Ultimate Chocolate Granola

ohhhk. I am seriously bursting at the seams.With joy, I mean. With joy. Granola joy and dog joy.There are two really happy things going on in my life right now -->#1 - The dog. We have a dog! We have had our puppy for almost a week now, and ... Read More →

15 Must-Try Healthy Breakfasts - simple fruit bowls, smoothies, muffins, and egg dishes to make the morning awesome!

15 Must-Try Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Good morning!And I really mean GOOD MORNING, because mornings are a lot better when they include any one of these must-try healthy breakfast recipes.Spring is the time when my body starts to say: enough oatmeal already. It's been cold forrrrever which ... Read More →

Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins-8

Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins made with wholesome whole wheat, frozen wild blueberries, and honey.And a spoonful of butter glaze to make the whole thing pretty.THIS IS REAL LIFE.We're not quite at the point yet where good blueberries are showing their little ... Read More →

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Simple Coconut Green Smoothie

Today's healthy glowing coconut green smoothie post is sponsored by my new friends at Bai5!You guys, I am on a green smoothie KICK. And when I say kick, I mean I'm in this phase where I'm doing a green smoothie every Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday ... Read More →

Inner Goddess Raspberry Breakfast Bowls

Inner Goddess Raspberry Breakfast Bowls

Poof!Just like that, the inner goddess is back.Last time she brought desserts, and this time she's taken the form of vibrant mango raspberry breakfast bowls loaded with glow-worthy nutritious ingredients and topped with everything beautiful and nice, ... Read More →

Favorite Coconut Oil Granola

Our Favorite Coconut Oil Granola

But seriously, you guys, it's so so so good.There is no other name for this besides OUR FAVORITE coconut oil granola. My favorite, Bjork's favorite, my friends' favorite, our neighbors' favorite.It's a deliciously golden, rustic-feeling medley of oats, ... Read More →

5-Minute Honey Yogurt Quinoa Parfait

5-Minute Honey Yogurt Quinoa Parfait

This post is sponsored by my friends at General Mills just in time for their newest addition to the Big G cereal family: Cheerios + Ancient Grains!First things first: the red in those pomegranates just makes me feel all PARTY.Breakfast party? Extra ... Read More →

One-Pot Spicy Eggs and Potatoes with Goat Cheese

One-Pot Spicy Eggs and Potatoes

Can you even believe this?That I'm making a spicy ancho chili homemade tomato simmer sauce (whatever you do, don't look back at the last month of recipes to check if this is my new obsession, but for real please don't) to cover a crowd of spicy, salty, ... Read More →

Gingerbread Scones

Maple Glazed Gingerbread Scones

Is it just me, or is it a Maple Glazed Gingerbread Scones kinda day?These gingerbread scones are a) jumbo, because I accidentally made them huge - oops? b) soft and delicately crumbly like a good scone should be, and c) full of warm and wonderful ... Read More →

Eggnog French Toast with Raspberry Sauce

Eggnog French Toast with Raspberry Sauce

Today's eggnog French toast happiness is sponsored by King's Hawaiian, makers of the yummy bread that got fried up into beautifully golden brown THIS.Raise your hand if you love eggnog! *ooh! me me me me meeee*When I think of eggnog, I think of ... Read More →

Six Ingredient Sausage Potato Pie

Six Ingredient Sausage Potato Pie

Dear Sausage, Potatoes, Eggs, and Cheese and that bake into something magical, ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡.Friends, meet Six Ingredient Sausage Potato Pie. This beauty is sort of like an egg bake in the most delicious of all the ways, except 1) no bread, 2) no soaking ... Read More →

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Healthy Gingerbread Muffins

Gin-ger-bread! Gin-ger-bread! Gin-ger-breeaaaaddd!Okay, maybe I did just go and make gingerbread in November. Maybe I did and maybe I like it.Before I get distracted talking about any other life thing, I want to say this: I LOVE THESE MUFFINS. I say it ... Read More →

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Holiday Detox Green Apple Smoothie

You won't even believe this right now: IT'S SNOWING.I'm sitting on the couch and looking out at the world of white as the sun starts to come up in our little Yum Sweet Home neighborhood, watching the cutest kiddos run out to their bus stops with ridiculous ... Read More →

Five Minute Single Serving Apple Crisp - made with a healthy coconut oil, pecan, and oat topping.

Five Minute Single Serving Apple Crisp

Dessert today is brought to you by those end-of-fall sweet, juicy, ruby red apples that are just completely irresistible. Organic Honeycrisp, I'm looking at you.Today these apples are coated in cinnamon sugar and conveniently topped with a healthy, ... Read More →

Classic Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

Simple Cinnamon Pumpkin Pancakes

It's just me and these simple cinnamon pumpkin pancakes.Breakfast, lunch, and brinner: we're talking about whole wheat goodness that meets the completely fluffy, golden brown, cozy delicious of pumpkin pancakes. Both the healthy and the good, together in ... Read More →

Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs with Pesto Veggies

Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs with Pesto Veggies

This post is about eggs and kale too, but really, it's about the goat cheese.The creamy, tangy, soft and crumbly goat cheese.Do you guys love goat cheese so much? and you can't stop putting it on every single food you eat in order to continue sneaking ... Read More →

Cranberry Dark Chocolate Biscotti

Cranberry Dark Chocolate Biscotti

Just let me tell you something real quick.Whole wheat cranberry dark chocolate biscotti with flecks of orange zest, raw honey in place of sugar, and a generous drizzle of dark chocolate are sitting nice and pretty on my plate (ahem, hand) this morning, and ... Read More →

Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Streusel Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Maple Glaze

Halloooh!I'm still here! and so is this extra indulgent, feels like fall, crumb-heavy, spiced pumpkin coffee cake with a cinnamon streusel topping and a maple glaze. Ain't nobody messing around with this one. No way no how. Pumpkin coffee cake to the max ... Read More →

Old Fashioned Whole Wheat Apple Pancakes

Old Fashioned Whole Wheat Apple Pancakes

Fluffy and satisfying, stuffed with apples and dusted with sugar.Is it possible to record someone saying that in a British accent and somehow make it my alarm clock? Siri, help a girl out.Recently I had this revelation: CARBSSS. I don’t mean to be a ... Read More →

Inner Goddess Chocolate Truffles

Inner Goddess Chocolate Truffles

This is kind of the best chocolate healthy person life hack in the whole world.These naturally sweet whole food chocolate truffles are about to hit your mouth in their adorable little brownie-bite-esque form which is thee most perfect thing ever for an ... Read More →

Healthy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Muffins

Healthy Cinnamon Sugar Apple Muffins

MUFFINS FOR EVERYONE!!!!Shouting is necessary because we've got good news over here: last week I took my most simplest and favoritest old fall-time cinnamon sugar apple cake recipe and made it into little - okay fine fine fine - HUGE whole wheat muffins. ... Read More →

14 Smoothies for an Instant Mood Boost | pinchofyum.com #smoothie #recipe

14 Smoothies For An Instant Mood Boost

I drink smoothies like it's my job. Which it is, sometimes, sort of. Which is awesome.It's TGIFriday, and here we are on the cusp (<-- really?) of the end of summer holiday weekend. It seems only appropriate to get your and my wheels turning about some ... Read More →

French Toast with Pear Chutney and Mascarpone

French Toast with Pear Chutney and Mascarpone

I can't even with this.This is whole wheat French toast with PEAR CHUTNEY and MASCARPONE. Do you even see that white melty creamy stuff on the French toast that looks like butter only better? Look at it and study it because it's how you're going to make ... Read More →

Big Cluster Peanut Butter Granola

Big Cluster Peanut Butter Granola

O-la!Friends? Get yoselves ready because here come the Big Clusters marching down bloggy avenue. Your snacking, breakfasting, and crunchy-sprinkled-topping will never be the same. These are happy granola hailstones of epic peanut-buttery-delicious ... Read More →

Honey and Olive Oil Zucchini Muffins - hard to believe these sweet, moist, jumbo puffy muffins are healthier with whole wheat, olive oil, and no refined sugar! 280 calories. | pinchofyum.com

Honey and Olive Oil Zucchini Muffins

Zucchini muffs! Like more PLEASE.They're big, puffy, and crackly on top, and beautifully moist and deliciously sweet inside, and perfect for all your Monday breakfasts and second breakfasts. And Wednesday lunches and post-lunch snacks and Friday afternoon ... Read More →

Milk and Honey Iced Coffee and a giveaway for a beautiful Nespresso Virtuoline System | pinchofyum.com

Milk and Honey Iced Coffee

This deliciously milky sweet iced coffee and giveaway brought to you by Nespresso. Scroll to the end of the post to pick an entry option so you can WIN one!Milk and Honey Iced Coffee: oh, you sweet, roasty, light, milky perfection.No, wait, just ... Read More →

Poached Egg and Avocado Toast - this creamy, filling, real food breakfast just takes less than 10 minutes to prep! | pinchofyum.com

Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Toast

Good morning, egg lovers!Guess what though. I'm not actually an egg lover! HA-HA. Joke's on me. And that's why I love this creamy anytime egg and avocado toast combo instead. Let me just explain.Lately I've been trying to eat less refined sugar, and my ... Read More →

Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes

Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes

THESE! FOREVER! I've fallen in love.You guys, I know you get this: I am majorly predictable at breakfast. Oatmeal for Breakfast Every Day is my rock solid permanent habit, which is about to make things interesting because we've got some new equally ... Read More →

Caramelized Banana Oat Muffins

Caramelized Banana Oat Muffins

And the streak of new things continues with Caramelized Banana Can't Stop Love Them So Much Naturally Sweet Oat Muffins.But don't think I'm getting all crazy with the new because you know I like routine and familiar and predictability something fierce. As ... Read More →

Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

And now I give you: Peanut Butter Banana "Ice Cream."Yes, unbelievable trickery.This ice cream is defined as ice cream by me even though it's actually kind of secretly NOT ice cream. But I mean that in the best possible way, if there even is such a ... Read More →

Emerald Isle, NC

12 Fresh Recipes for your Summer Vacation

Greetings from beach-land!I've been on family vacation this week, and this experience, first of all, has been amazing. North Carolina has just blown my mind with its Nicholas-Sparks-esque beachy beauty and I'm all wahhhh about going home tomorrow. I love ... Read More →

The Most Simple Green Smoothie - naturally sweet and full of green power wth just 4 ingredients. | pinchofyum.com

The 4 Ingredient Green Smoothie

This is the story of how I started loving dates.Not go-out-for-sushi-and-come-home-and-watch-reruns-of-the-Office-dates. <--- love those too, though, and are we the only people that watch series of TV shows that we like all over again? It's just so hard ... Read More →

Super Easy Coconut French Toast Bake - perfect for a pretty brunch! | pinchofyum.com

Super Easy Coconut French Toast Bake

This post is sponsored by King's Hawaiian. Because yummy sweet bread makes Super Easy Coconut Baked French Toast a thing-o-beauty. Check out their first ever commercial here to see people go pupule (crayyyzee!) for this bread.Hello springy brunch ... Read More →

Ham and Sausage Hashbrown Egg Bake

Ham and Sausage Hash Brown Egg Bake

This post is sponsored by Smithfield Ham: provider of deliciously sweet glazed hams for all your springy Easter ham needs. Oh, yes. More on that in just a minute.Follow my blog with BloglovinRaise your hand if you love egg bakes!Wait, though, are egg ... Read More →

Almond Oat Banana Crepes - a few wholsome ingredients make this breakfast healthy, yummy, and so pretty. | pinchofyum.com

Almond Oat Banana Crepes

Livin la vida crepes. ❤ Forever.Almond meal, ground oats, milk, eggs, and vanilla. That's this and this is that. Nutty, finely textured, barely sweet. HOW A-MAZING.I think I love these crepes so much because:: healthy-ish + tastes like dessert + is ... Read More →

Lemon Muffins with Chia Seeds and Honey Glaze - extremely moist, bright flavor, and that glaze. ♥ | pinchofyum.com

Lemon Muffins with Chia Seeds and Honey Glaze

Whatever you do, DO NOT imagine me taking down half of that muffin in one bite for picture purposes.Just don't even go there in your mind, because I was there in real life and it wasn't pretty. But it was delicious. It was stuff it in your face ASAP and ... Read More →

Flax and Blueberry Vanilla Overnight Oats - I can't think of a quick and easy breakfast that I love more. | pinchofyum.com

Flax and Blueberry Vanilla Overnight Oats

Coffee + cream, vanilla overnight oats, an XL juicy red grapefruit, slippers and sweats for just ten more minutes, and it's a happy Monday for this teacher.But before I launch into telling you every little detail of my most obsessive breakfast to date, I ... Read More →

Bakery Style Blueberry Scones - crunchy sugaroutside, juicy blueberries + flaky tender inside. | pinchofyum.com

Bakery Style Blueberry Scones

Valentine's Day is killing me.Let me rephrase that: Valentine's Day on Pinterest is killing me.This year I'm either going to hand-sew and individually stuff a bag full of heart shaped tea bags, or leave hearts made of flour all over the yard that lead ... Read More →

Honey and Wild Blueberry Smoothie - so simple and refreshing. A perfect start to the day! | pinchofyum.com

Honey and Wild Blueberry Smoothie

I am drinking blueberries and honey like it's my job.Breakfast on the go is not really my thing, you guys. I've always been the kind of person who would forgo blow drying their hair before work in exchange for a full, warm, sit-down breakfast. At the very ... Read More →

Homemade Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Bread - simple, pretty, and totally irresistible. | pinchofyum.com

Homemade Cinnamon Roll Pull Apart Bread

*drools*I am totally smitten with this. Consumed. Overwhelmed. Carried Away. Which is good, because I could use a little food distraction so I don't dwell on the fact that I'm going back to work today after three and a half years of winter break. I love my ... Read More →

Best Ever Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes - they turn out fluffy and perfect every time! 130 calories per pancake. | pinchofyum.com

Best Ever Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

The fact that there is whole wheat pumpkin pancake batter waiting for me in the fridge at the very moment that I type this is just completely tempting and distracting. Write. Focus, focus, focus.Once you've experienced a plate full of these hot, ... Read More →

Healthy Maple Glazed Pumpkin Muffins: whole grain, less sugar and oil, 270 calories - Pinch of Yum

Healthy Maple Glazed Pumpkin Muffins

The conversation in my head went something like this:I need a pumpkin muffin NOW.But that oil and sugar. Dern.And so began the quest for a healthy pumpkin muffin that still tasted like a yummy pumpkin muffin. The original version of these Maple ... Read More →