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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes

I sorta miss my blog. I told myself I wouldn't do any regular posting during my 21-day eCookbook challenge to keep myself on task and increase my odds of finishing on time (which I still am, and I'd love it if you signed up to get an email notification and ... Read More →

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Homemade Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Okay, well, I guess I can eat cinnamon swirl bread all day if I must. Because when that smell speaks to me, game over. Bjork and I have kind of a dysfunctional relationship with bread. I said WITH BREAD. Sheesh. No, seriously though. There's this thing ... Read More →

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Papaya Mango Smoothie

It’s official: I’m hooked on papayas. Papaya smoothies, papaya in curry, papaya covered with brown sugar and lime, Thai green papaya salad (alright, so far that one just exists in my head)… but all around, sweet and savory and everything else, I am just ... Read More →

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Double Chocolate Oatmeal

I've always been a dessert fan. Lover. Adorer. Obsesser. And by the way, spell check wants me to write that as Observer. Not a chance, spell check. Not.a.chance. It is a really bad and really good day when I wake up and see those chocolate cookies that I ... Read More →

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Brown Sugar Apple, Wheat Berry, & Yogurt Parfaits

Normal people have hobbies like biking and scrapbooking and knitting. I have a hobby called loving pasta and dessert. And to offset that, I am developing a hobby called trying to eat healthy sometimes and eating new ancient grains. Totally normal. And I ... Read More →

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Champorado {Chocolate Coconut Sticky Rice}

Today I was noticing something. Our fruit bowl is full, and guess what it's full of? Not mangoes, because I married a mango beast who finds a way to eat 3782 mangoes every day. It's full of apples and oranges. WHAT?! Who am I right now? I am living in a ... Read More →

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Fresh Mango Lassi

I'm hunnnngry. All.the.time. I thought I was hungry in Minnesota, but dang. This new life in the Philippines has me eating at least 18 times a day. I'm blaming it on the sweltering heat and humidity along with a laundry list of other things, such as my ... Read More →

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Berry Green Smoothie

Truth: I drink green smoothies. Truth: Bjork gets bugged out by green smoothies.  I pretend that he's immature and usually give a mini-lecture about the health benefits of green smoothies, which usually ends with him eating a whole box of Marshmallow Mateys ... Read More →

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Healthy Double Chocolate Malt

I hope our new apartment comes with a blender because I plan to make these ultra thick and creamy healthy double chocolate malts every morning in the Philippines. Chocolate for breakfast yo. I've gotta be honest with you guys. Searching for a home ... Read More →

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Blackberries and Cream Oats with Honey

This breakfast is my baby. Ever since February when I needed a break from those yummy pumpkin oats, I’ve been getting myself out of bed with this. Every.single.day. Reality check: I’ve been known to exaggerate on the blog and occasionally in real life, ... Read More →

Powered Up Pumpkin Oats

Powered Up Pumpkin Oatmeal

Let me tell you what's powered up. Me getting half of my report cards done more than a week ahead of time. That right there is powered up. But in order to help you fully appreciate the sticky brown sugary yet wholesome goodness of this breakfast that ... Read More →

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Brown Sugar Apple Bran Oatmeal

Remember that whole apple dessert for breakfast thing? It's become a more than just a Friday thing. It's an every day obsession. ... Read More →

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Crunchy Pecan Granola

Completely unrelated to granola...It’s been a hard week. Thanks for all your kind words. And thanks for still checking in, even though things have been a bit unpredictable around here.Today, I’m thinking about my grandpa, but I’m writing about granola. I ... Read More →

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Peanut Butter Banana Power Oats

I came home from vacation craving oatmeal. I’ve already been told by my husband that this is weird. Just let me explain myself. The only time I ordered oatmeal on the trip was during a breakfast-on-the-go stop at Au Bon Pain. But first of all, eating in ... Read More →

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Waffle Berry Stacks

It’s hot. Like, 100 degrees hot. This is Minnesota - we are capable of handling cold extremes like nobody’s business, but the hot? I’m shriveling up like a raisin. That could have something to do with the fact that I work in a room that has no air ... Read More →

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Coconut Peanut Butter Oatmeal

I eat oatmeal for breakfast every. single. day. Except on the days that I eat special things like this. But every work day, it’s oatmeal for this girl. What can I say - I love routine. And cheap breakfast food. I’ve gone through oatmeal-topping ... Read More →

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Green Monster

Between Naked Juice and various health blogs, Green Monsters have been hot for a while now.  So as much as I’d like to take the credit for this genius idea, adding spinach to a smoothie is nothing new.  Except it is new to me, because I always turned my nose ... Read More →

Coconut Pineapple Orange Smoothie

Coconut Pineapple Orange Smoothie

This smoothie is going to take you places. If you’re like me, after just one taste, you’ll feel like you’ve been magically transported from here... to here. Oh, wait. Pinch me, because I might already be there. But I don’t want to leave ... Read More →

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Caramelized Banana and Fig Oatmeal

It sounds a lot fancier than it is. I mean, who has the energy for figs in the morning? Confession: I’ve never even cooked with figs. I don’t even know if I have seen them in real life. Where does a Minnesotan buy figs in March? I don’t have the first clue. ... Read More →

Morning Grains

Morning Grains

I don’t consider myself a garage-saler. If there’s one thing that annoys me, it’s random and useless trinkets. Well, that might be a little dramatic. There are other things that annoy me more than trinkets. That being said. I did go to a garage sale once, ... Read More →