Healthy Breakfast Banana Nut Bread


Hi guys! I am going to keep today short and sweet. 

If you guys have seen this post, then you know that I am a huge fan of Simple Mills. They are a great healthy alternative to some of our most loved dishes. The best part, is that all of their mixes are absolutely delicious and Colton approved!!

The first time I made this dish I was shocked as to how scrumptious it was. I loved it served warm with just a little bit of butter! I plan on making this for family members this year, as well as having a loaf ready at our home Christmas morning. There is nothing better than opening up gifts with Hot Cocoa and something comforting like warm bread. I love the idea of Banana Bread for Christmas morning because it’s not so sweet that it will make your stomach hurt but it still makes your heart just as happy. 

This bread is Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Paleo Friendly 🙂

You can find Simple Mills at Whole Foods or you can buy it from Amazon


  • 1 Simple Mills Banana Bread Box 
  • 3 Eggs 
  • 2 TBS Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 Banana
  • 1/4 Cup Crumbled Pecans 


  • Preheat Oven to 325 degrees. 
  • In a large bowl, lightly mash the banana. You want it to stay kind of clumpy. Once mashed, at and whisk together the eggs, oil and water. 
  • Add in the Simple Mills mix and pecans. Whisk until well blended. 
  • Pour batter into a lightly greased 8×4 loaf pan. 
  • Bake 30 minutes. Then, loosely cover the pan with foil and bake for an additional 25-30 minutes. 
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing bread from the pan. 

Three more sleeps until Christmas! 




Berry Protein Breakfast Muffins


Berry Protein Muffins, yes please!?! I made these muffins last week as a to-go snack and they were amazing. I was wanting something warm and indulgent but I was also craving berries…So I went to my kitchen to experiment and ended up making the most delicious muffins ever. I’m not even kidding you when I say these taste just like a berry cobbler.

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Whether you like to keep them in your purse as a snack, have them for breakfast, or even a dessert, these muffins are perfect!

The only problem is that once you have one….. it will be hard to not have a few more! Lucky for you, their only 65 calories each. So you’re welcome!:)



1 Cup Whole Oats

1/2 Banana

1.4 Cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce

1 TSP Vanilla Extract

3 TBSP Egg Whites

1/3 Cup Raspberries

1/3 Cup Blue Berries

1/2 TBSP Honey

1 Scoop Vanilla Protein


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, mash the halved banana. Afterwards, stir in apple sauce, vanilla, egg whites, and honey until completely mixed.

Next, pour the whole oats into the liquid mixture until completely blended. Afterwards, fold in the fruit and walnuts .

Spray muffin pan with coconut oil non-stick and pour in the muffin mixture.

Cook for 20-25 minutes.


Nutrition: Calories: 65 // Fat: 2.3 (g) // Sodium: 42 (mg) // Carbs: 8.6 (g) // Fiber: 1.3 (g) // Sugar: 2.6 (g) // Protein: 3 (g)




Almond Flour Pancakes

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I love to make pancakes. I easily make them once every weekend and have for the past few years.

I have probably tried every single homemade “healthy” pancake on Pinterest lol and they just never taste right! They almost turn out kind of cardboard-y…but none-the-less, I eat them anyways because they are the closest thing to real pancakes that I can get.

Until now 🙂

While browsing through WholeFoods  few weeks ago, I came across this Simple Mills brand of Pancake mix and thought why the hell not. So I bought them to try that weekend!

To my surprise, these pancakes were SO good!! They are sweet, and taste almost like a french toast pancake. Does that make sense? Anyways, they were absolutely delicious.

This Simple Mills pancake mix has kind of made my pancake routine full proof and I no longer have to feel bad for Colton not getting the real deal buttermilk because he loves these too!

So if you’re making your family pancakes this weekend, I highly recommend this mix!

For pancakes, they are decently low in carbs, sugar, and have 6 grams of protein! Then the only thing you’ll need is 1 TBSP of almond milk, 1 egg, and 1 TBSP of coconut oil!

On mine I added a few few blueberries, 1/2 a banana and crushed pecans!

Always remember though, that moderation is key. Just because these pancakes are better for you, does not mean you get to eat this whole stack haha. But trust me, you’ll want to because they taste that good!

I hope you guys have a great, safe & fun weekend! Ours will be pretty chill! No real plans, but it is supposed to be beautiful, so you will probably find on a patio somewhere 😉



***This is not a sponsored post, just realness:)

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Pb2 & Banana Oatmeal


Hey, girl hey!

Want to know what I eat for break every single day?  Basically What I’ve eaten for breakfast almost every single day for the past 6 years?

Well here it is, PB2 & Banana Oatmeal.

It is absolutely amazing and so delicious. I would describe it has a warm peanut butter and banana cookie.

Oatmeal is by far my favorite thing to have for breakfast. It’s a high carb choice, but it’s filled with the good kind of carbs, which are complex carbs! Your body NEEDS complex carbs to fuel your body & your brain.  Complex carbs are great to have for breakfast because it takes your body a long time to digest them! Aka – they will keep you full from breakfast to lunch!  Oatmeal helps to lower cholesterol, balances blood sugar and is full of fiber, protein & antioxidants.

Sometimes for a little extra protein, I’ll add about a 1/3 scoop of my vanilla protein power in it!

Basically, after I eat this in the morning, I am fueled & ready for my day. I shared this recipe before, but wanted to shine some light on it because it is such a staple in my diet.


1/2 Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats

2 TBS of PB2

1/2 Banana

Cinnamon (I love you, cinnamon)


  • Add the oats, the PB2 & mix together.
  • Add as much water as desired, then mix again.
  • Slice 1/2 banana to add on top.
  • Cook for 1 minute
  • Remove from microwave, stir & add desired amount of cinnamon.

Nutrition: Calories: 240; Fat: 4 (g); Carbs: 51 (g) Protein: 10.5 (g); Fiber 8.5 (g)