Thursday, May 9, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

Mother's Day is all about the moms in our lives. Whether it be your own mom, your aunt, grandmother, cousin who's a mom or close personal friend who's a mom - we dedicate this to all the mothers. We honor them for all their hard work, their unconditional love and their imperfections - because lets be honest no mother is perfect. We grow up thinking our mother is perfect and the best person on the planet than we go through a phase where we hate our mom and think she's out ruin our lives and then we come to realization that mom is mom and we love her for who she is and not for who she's not. So let's celebrate Mom's Day - and to all the moms out there- Thank you!

Now for Mother's Day I suggest you make your mom whatever her favorite meal is. My mom's his Summer Chili- she's obsessed with it! But since so many of us, especially when we're little make mom breakfast in bed I am going to provide you all with a few breakfast recipes that can be served to mom while she's prompt up with a pillow and tray on her lap.

1. Scrambled Eggs, Cheese and Mushrooms
Beat 2 eggs, add in 2 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup of canned mushrooms. Scrambled them for 3 minutes on high. Serve Up!

2. Delicious Cinnamon Oatmeal
Measure 1/2 cup of uncooked Quaker oatmeal- Bring to simmer 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 cup of almond or soy milk. Add in oats, dash of salt, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon and 1/2 tsp. brown sugar. continue to stir- right before serving add in 3 tbsp. of raisins. Serve Up!

3. French Toast with Spunk
 In the search engine type in "French Toast" it will pop up

4. Fruit Parfait
In the search engine type in "Parfait" it will pop up

5. Incredibly Healthy Whole Wheat Waffles
Beat 1 large egg, 1 cup of whole wheat flour, 1 cup of skim milk, 3 tbsp. of melted butter, 1/2 tbsp. of Splenda, 2 tsp. of baking powder, dash of salt, 1/2 tsp. vanilla. Mix all ingredients together. Reheat the waffle maker- spray it with Pam Canola Oil- pour batter over waffle maker- cook until it is golden brown (about 10 minutes). Serve with strawberries and strawberry preserves.

6. Cream and Lox Appetizers
 6 multi grain crackers - lightly spread light cream cheese one each cracker then top it with 1/2 slice rolled on lox, then add some fresh parsley. Serve Up!

7. Broccoli Quiche Bites
Beat 2 eggs, add in a cup of broccoli florets cup up small, 6 tbsp. of fat free milk, onion salt to taste, garlic salt to taste, dash of pepper, 2 oz. of shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese. Pour into muffin pans. Bake at 350* for 45 minutes. Serve Up!

8. Bacon, Egg and Cheese Omelet
In the search engine type in "Egg and Bacon" it will come up.

9. Cold Cereal with Almond Milk and Fruit Kashi Go Lean Crunch (3/4 cup) with Almond Breeze milk, 3 tbsp. raisins, 1/2 banana sliced and 3 large strawberries sliced into 1/3s. Serve Up!