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Healthy Wake-Up Shake-up

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 Healthy eating begins as soon as you wake-up, and it’s true that eating breakfast positively affects your health as it kick starts your metabolism in the morning. Today I have some recipes for starting your day on the right foot with some dishes and drinks that are both delicious and diet-friendly.

detox

GREEN DETOX SPLASH

Ingredients
1 cup Swiss chard leaves, cut into small pieces
½ cup parsley leaves
¼ cup broccoli sprouts
1 golden delicious apple, cut into 8 pieces
1 teaspoons lemon juice
½ banana
½ cup water
½ cup ice

Add all ingredients into a blender and pulse until well blended.

pancakes

HEALTHY GLUTEN-FREE BLUEBERRY PANCAKES

Ingredients
½ cup gluten-free rolled oats
5.3 ounces (1 container) of blueberry yogurt
½ ripe banana
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Directions
Blend all ingredients together except the blueberries to make mixture.
Lightly grease skillet. Spoon desired amount of pancake batter on hot skillet and add desired amount of blueberries to each pancake.
Flip when bottom edges pull away from pan, about 5- 7 minutes.
Drizzle syrup of your choice. Bon Appetit!

guac

AVOCADO TOAST WITH A KICK

Ingredients
1 whole avocado
½ lemon
½ serrano pepper, slice thin
Pinch of red pepper flakes
Whole Wheat bread

Directions
Cut and de-pit whole avocado and smash it
Squeeze half of lemon in smashed avocado
Mix in serrano pepper and spoon onto slightly toasted whole wheat bread slices
Add Pinch of red pepper flakes on top

Photos by Lorianne DeVita