Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars - These chewy homemade granola bars are a great healthy snack. They're made in the food processor and then just pressed into a container and refrigerated, so they're very easy. Perfect for an on-the-go snack!

I always see recipes for homemade granola bars come through my Pinterest feed and I must admit I thought they seemed kind of fussy. But now that I’m on a fairly restrictive diet, I find it hard to find pre-made snacks that don’t contain ingredients I’m supposed to avoid. That’s where these awesome homemade granola bars come in, and they’re anything but fussy! They take about 5 minutes to throw together in a food processor, then refrigerate for 30 minutes or so and they’re ready to enjoy!

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Mini Frittatas (Paleo, Dairy Free)

Mini Frittatas with Sweet Potatoes and Rainbow Chard - These cute miniature frittatas are the perfect egg dish to serve a paleo, vegetarian or dairy-free family member or friend! They're delicious, portable and easily made ahead and reheated throughout the week.

I love a good egg bake, and since going gluten- and dairy-free frittatas are always my go-to. These mini frittatas are super fun to serve when you have guests, or to make ahead of time to heat up in the microwave throughout the week.

Egg dishes are so versatile because you can really add whatever you have on-hand. I love to make a giant batch of my signature roasted sweet potatoes to eat for breakfast during the week, so naturally I had some to throw into this recipe.

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Coconut-Banana Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Banana-Coconut Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Last month Eric and I visited San Francisco, eating, drinking and exploring our way through the city. Someone (shout out to Mika’s dad from Cooking For Mika!) suggested we visit Craftsman and Wolves, a patisserie that just so happened to be located in the Mission neighborhood where we were staying. We headed there for breakfast one morning and ordered coffee and warm breakfast bowls with quinoa, coconut, toasted almonds, bananas, dates and frothed milk. They were absolutely delicious! Since the patisserie is now 2,000 miles away, my coconut-banana quinoa breakfast bowl is just going to have to do!

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