Sweet Potato Pancakes

I love it when our kids have already downed a serving of whole grains and vegetables by the time breakfast is over. Just one ounce of sweet potato contains a gram of protein and more than 100% of the DV for Vitamin A. It’s also a good source of vitamin C and dietary fiber. [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Apple Cider Granola

Apples. Cider. Cinnamon. The featured flavors of this not-just-for-breakfast dish capture the essence of fall in Michigan, and each crunchy bite provides whole grains, protein, fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. Enjoy a bowl on a gorgeous fall day—or any other time you can get your hands on some fresh apple cider!

Apple Cider [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Cherry Almond Granola

Simple but elegant—this is the kind of flavor combination you might find in gourmet shops and natural food stores. Fortunately, it’s not only easy to make at home, but also less expensive than store bought. This granola has a few other advantages: it’s all-natural, low in fat and high in fiber and nutrients.

We’re fortunate [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Incredible Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

I just made my first batch of these a few days ago, and they were fantastic. Next time, I’m going to skip the chips and serve them for breakfast. Adapted from Great Coffee Cakes, Sticky Buns, Muffins & More by Carole Walter.

Incredible Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1/3 cup [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]


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This blog is for sharing home-tested recipes with more whole grains, less fat and fewer calories than similar recipes. If you see something you like, or if you'd like to see more, let me know! - Liesl

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