Lemon Blueberry Greek Yogurt Muffins

Fluffy, lemony Greek yogurt muffins packed with fresh juicy blueberries! 100% whole wheat, no refined sugar. | The Refreshanista

Raise your hand if you love muffins! I’m a huge fan, they’re fluffy with a crunchy top and packed with any kind of flavour combo you can think of. But they are not always a healthy option! I was surprised to find out how many calories and how much fat was in a Tim Hortons muffin. The key is to replace the refined, innutritious ingredients with whole, healthy ingredients like whole grains, good-for-you fats, and unrefined sugar. These Greek yogurt muffins fit the bill perfectly! Continue reading

Tropical Smoothie Bowl (gluten-free & vegan)

This smoothie bowl is like a bowl of sunshine in the morning! | The Refreshanista

Hey friends! Since it’s Celiac Awareness Month, I’m sharing gluten-free recipes all month long for those of you who have Celiac disease, are gluten-intolerant, or just don’t like to eat gluten. Today I’m sharing a breakfast recipe, this super-delicious Tropical Smoothie Bowl. I find that breakfast tends to revolve around some sort of bread so I figured a bread-less breakfast recipe could be handy! Continue reading

Roasted Strawberry Skillet Cake (gluten free & vegan)

Juicy strawberries and scrumptious vanilla cake, all baked in a skillet! This skillet cake is delicious as a morning snack or dessert. | The Refreshanista

I’m super excited to share this recipe with you all! It’s Celiac Awareness Month so I wanted to try some new gluten-free recipes and share them for those of you who are gluten intolerant. This was my first time baking gluten-free so I was a little nervous about the texture but WOW this skillet cake is a winner! Roasted strawberries on the bottom and scrumptious vanilla cake on top, drizzled with fresh strawberry syrup. Seriously amazing! Perfect for pairing with a cup of hot tea 🙂 Continue reading

A Healthy Breakfast Sandwich to Rock Your Morning

My new favourite breakfast sandwich! It's got yummy avocado and it's dairy-free! | The Refreshanista

If you don’t love breakfast sandwiches, we can’t be friends. Just kidding! But seriously though, who doesn’t love a good breakfast sandwich?! I’m not talking Egg McMuffin with weird “eggs” and goopy processed cheese. No way. I’m talking fresh veggies and a perfectly cooked egg on some delicious gourmet bread. It’s just as quick as waiting in line at a drive-thru and only about $2 to make! Continue reading

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right | The Refreshanista

Have you tried a smoothie bowl yet? They are super popular on Instagram so I decided to give it a go- so yummy! It’s a thick smoothie poured into a bowl, topped with all kinds of things like granola, nuts, chopped fruit, coconut, chocolate chips, etc. Here are some delicious, easy recipes for you to try!

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Funky Monkey

Funky Monkey by The Green Protein

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Immune-Boosting Friendship Smoothie Bowls

Immune-Boosting Friendship Smoothie Bowls from Strength & Sunshine

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Acai Bowl with Berries, Almonds, and Toasted Coconut

Acai Bowl with Berries, Almonds, and Toasted Coconut from Food Pleasure & Health

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Chocolate Chip Cookie Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Chip Cookie Smoothie Bowl from RachLMansfield

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Orange Kale Quinoa Smoothie Bowl

Orange Kale Quinoa Smoothie Bowl from ExSloth

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Mocha Frappuccino Smoothie Bowl

Mocha Frappuccino Smoothie Bowl from The Blissful Balance

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Green Dragonfruit Smoothie Bowl

Green Dragonfruit Smoothie Bowl from RachLMansfield

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Chocolate Banana Avocado Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Banana Avocado Smoothie Bowl from Emilie Eats

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Cherry Lime Smoothie Bowl

Cherry Lime Smoothie Bowl and No-Bake Granola from Love Me, Feed Me

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Sugar Cookie Smoothie Bowl

Sugar Cookie Smoothie Bowl from Lean, Clean, and Brie

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Pomegranate Blueberry Acai Bowl

Pomegranate Blueberry Acai Bowl from FairyBurger

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Blueberry Green Tea Acai Bowl

Blueberry Green Tea Acai Bowl from Emilie Eats

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Chocolate Coconut Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Coconut Blueberry Smoothie Bowl from Beets Me

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Blueberry Avocado Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry Avocado Smoothie Bowl from Danielle’s Kitchen

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Low-Sugar Green Smoothie Bowl

Low-Sugar Green Smoothie Bowl from Honestly Nourished

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Beet Smoothie Bowl

Beet Smoothie Bowl from Well and The City

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: PB and J Smoothie Bowl

PB and J Smoothie Bowl from Nutrition Starring You

18 Smoothie Bowls to Start Your Morning Right: Cherry Berry Antioxidant Smoothie Bowl

Cherry Berry Antioxidant Smoothie Bowl from Fit Mitten Kitchen

Which smoothie bowl looks like your favourite?

Melanie

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