Breakfast

Sipping Bone Broth

Sipping Bone Broth shared by our friend Megan Whithed of Small Batch Wellness in Maine Boasting some recent popularity, a version of bone broth has been a staple in nearly every culture. Innately a warming food, bone broth rebuilds the constitution and facilitates absorption in the gut. Think of it sort of like a multivitamin.…

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Banana Oat Bars

This recipe is so good for so many reasons! It’s easy to make. It freezes beautifully for a double batch. It is sweetened with only fruit, can be made Gluten Free and/or Vegan. I love to add it to my postpartum meal delivery because oats are a nutritive and you can riff on the recipe…

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Mini Broccoli, Corn and Cheese Quiche

We have a yummy recipe from our friend Lisa at Kindergarten Cooks for a healthy and easily prepared breakfast. Lisa is a certified personal trainer and health coach with a youth fitness specialty. Thank you, Lisa 🙂 I work with kids ranging from four to twelve years old and have a very special focus on my…

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Overnight Oats

  Recipes Overnight Oats. This quick and yummy recipe is from Mackenzie Rich who is a local certified holistic chef. I joined her April meal plan to give my body some spring cleaning after heavy winter eating and fell in love with her recipe for Overnight Oats. I love that it is prepared the night…

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Congee – An Energy Tonic Stew

This is my favorite postpartum dish! I bring it to families for every Meal Train. Congee is an Asian-style rice porridge or stew that is a nutritious and comforting dish. What I love about this recipe is that it’s very flexible. You can add whatever veggies or meat you prefer, and you can keep it…

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Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats: ½ cup oats ¾ cup unsweetened hemp, almond or coconut milk 1 tablespoon chia sees 1 tablespoon almond butter 1 tablespoon hemp powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt ½ apple, diced ¼ cup frozen blueberries 2 tablespoons currants or raisins 1 tablespoon maple or raw honey, or raw stevia (optional*) ¼-½ teaspoon…

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Turkey and Pear Breakfast Patties

This recipe is easy to make ahead of time and is a great finger food when your newborn is occupying the other. Eating high protein foods such as turkey allows your body to stay fueled longer and keeps insulin levels stable after consumption. Those who are battling losing baby weight will greatly benefit from eating…

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Kale, Onion and Potato Fritatta

Last week we welcomed Natasha, a nutritionist and doctor of Chinese Medicine to our Mothering Arts circle in Sebastopol. She shared great information about nourishing foods that new mamas need to care for themselves while also caring for a new baby. As many of us have heard before, breakfast is a really important meal to wake up…

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Hearty Breakfast Grits

"Grits are my favorite.  Yellow corn grits are my absolute favorite breakfast food.  They act in the same way an omelet does, as a vehicle to carry other ingredients to my face.  (I stole that concept from Kathryn Stockett's book The Help).  With just a little bit of chopping and a 20 minute wait, you can…Read More

Spice Rice and Amaranth

This warming dish is perfect for postpartum recovery or a family favorite for breakfast. 1 cup amaranth, soaked overnight 1 cup brown jasmine basmati rice 4 tbsp chia seeds 2 cups coconut milk 2 cups water 2 star anise 4 cardamom pods  Pinch of sea salt  Pinch of nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 1 tsp.…

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