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Category: Breakfast

The Top 7 Stress Relieving Foods
[ 0 ] 03/04/2014

The Top 7 Stress Relieving Foods

Over 70% of illness in the United States is diet related. That is a staggering statistic. The CDC estimates that over 100 million people are chronically ill, which means that over 70 million of them don’t have to be. Protect yourself and the health of your loved ones by changing the quality of food you […]

3 Seeds to Supercharge Your Smoothies
[ 1 ] 04/08/2013

3 Seeds for Supercharged Smoothies

3 Seeds for Supercharged Smoothies One of the best ways to get a plethora of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients packed into one meal is adding seeds to your favorite smoothie. Hemp, chia, and flax seeds fortify your body with energy, fiber, and omega 3 fats. If you’re a seed novice, add any one of these […]

Pure Protein Review, Recipe, & Giveaway on @shrinkingjeans #pureprotein #giveaway #review
[ 42 ] 02/25/2013

Pure Protein Review {Giveaway}

Not long ago, we posted an informative article about the benefits of consuming 30 grams of protein immediately after a workout or run. Research has found that 30 grams seems to be the *magic* number to give your muscles the tools they need to do the building and repairing that peaks in the 3 to 5 […]

Saturday Review: NEW Chobani Flavors! {Giveaway}
[ 52 ] 01/07/2012

Saturday Review: NEW Chobani Flavors! {Giveaway}

In case you  haven’t heard, Chobani just introduced some awesome new flavors!  From left to right, we’ve got Apple Cinnamon, Blood Orange, and Passion Fruit.  These flavors are so new, you may not have seen them in your local store yet, but keep your eyes open because they should be there SOON! I was fortunate […]

Recipe: Super Duper Smoothie
[ 1 ] 11/20/2011

Recipe: Super Duper Smoothie

Thanksgiving is upon us. Food, food and more food. I always vow I won’t overindulge. And then?  The stuffing, the gravy, the mashed potatoes – they form a coalition to completely wreck my willpower. Cranberry sauce joins the party and I’m defenseless. I wake up the next morning in a shroud of regret, doing the […]

Menu Plan Your Butt Off
[ 4 ] 11/13/2011

Menu Plan Your Butt Off

I have to be honest, I’m not very good at menu planning every week.  The two times I have done since we started this segment at Shrinking Jeans have been awesome weeks of eating at our house.  All the other weeks that I have not done it have still been yummy weeks of eating but […]

Oh, Oatmeal, how I love you so...
[ 1 ] 10/27/2011

Oh, Oatmeal, how I love you so…

On cold winter mornings when I was a kid, For school I would wake, barely opening my eyelids. I stumbled and mumbled my way down the hall To the kitchen from where my mom would call. At the breakfast table, a bowl appeared before me and I opened one eye and what did I see?! […]

It's a Special K giveaway!
[ 3 ] 09/27/2011

It’s a Special K giveaway!

I love fall. I love the colors and the chill in the air. I love cool mornings (not cold) with warm afternoons and I love orange and maroon with a little yellow mixed in. I love short sleeve t-shirts over long sleeve t-shirts and I love looking great in my jeans. Who doesn’t love looking […]

Recipe :: Smoked Sausage Breakfast Scramble
[ 1 ] 09/18/2011

Recipe :: Smoked Sausage Breakfast Scramble

This morning, I was browsing for a recipe to share with you guys (because let’s face it, I just don’t cook that much), I came across a recipe on NBC.com from my favorite show, The Biggest Loser. I LOVE everything breakfast, but one of my favorites, sausage egg and cheese biscuits, just aren’t that healthy. […]

Try It Thursday: Breakfast (An Everybody Wins Giveaway!)
[ 2 ] 07/21/2011

Try It Thursday: Breakfast (An Everybody Wins Giveaway!)

We’ve all heard it time and time again:  Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day.  In fact, some people say (Hey Ryan!) it’s THE most important meal of the day because, among other things, it stokes and fuels the metabolism for the entire day.  This is especially important if one is […]

Western Omelet Flatout Wrap
[ 2 ] 05/23/2011

Western Omelet Flatout Wrap

Recipe: Western Omelet Flatout Wrap Summary: Delicious {and easy} omelet wrap! Ingredients 1 Flatout® Light Flatbread 2 strips extra-lean uncooked turkey bacon 1/4 cup red and/or green peppers, diced 1/2 cup fat-free egg substitute 1/4 cup shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese Instructions Prepare egg beaters and turkey bacon according to instructions on package. Chop red and […]

Editors' Weekly Round-Up: Inspiration, FitBloggin', Breakfast and Babies.
[ 0 ] 05/13/2011

Editors’ Weekly Round-Up: Inspiration, FitBloggin’, Breakfast and Babies.

It’s Friday the 13th…. ooooh, scary! I am a total horror-movie buff and I love, love, love the dumb, gory movies {but only if my husband is home to watch them with me}. Anyway, despite the superstition associated with today, it will be a good day! Check out these links and your day will brighten, […]

Review: Eggo FiberPlus Waffles! And Giveaway!
[ 22 ] 05/07/2011

Review: Eggo FiberPlus Waffles! And Giveaway!

By show of hands, who loves breakfast? (Come on, raise those hands high!) Better yet, who loves waffles? Yeah, I thought so. Me too. In fact, I love waffles way more than I should, so I don’t eat them often. However, when I was contacted by Kellogg’s to give their new Eggo FiberPlus Waffles a […]

Special K Cereal Bars - New Varieties!
[ 1 ] 03/27/2011

Special K Cereal Bars – New Varieties!

I’m going to be honest, folks. I get up in just enough time to get showered, dressed, and to work. Sitting down to breakfast is not an option. I need something that is healthy, quick, and simple. I was recently given a chance to try the two new varieties of Kellogg’s® Special K® bars. When […]

Recipe: Coconut Banana Bread with Lime Glaze
[ 2 ] 03/20/2011

Recipe: Coconut Banana Bread with Lime Glaze

Don’t keel over in shock but yes, I am here, writing a post on Shrinking Jeans.  I know I know, it’s been a while.  I won’t bore you with all the reasons excuses but let’s just say that I have been super busy.  It feels good to be back, doing one of the things I […]