12 Pumpkin Breakfast Recipes

by Hillary on October 21, 2014

When pumpkin recipes start appearing on Pinterest in early August, in all honestly, I scrunch my nose. Yet, as soon as the calendar turns to Fall (despite the reality of the outdoor climate), I welcome all willing to to raid the aisle of canned pumpkin in the grocery store.

Then, as soon as the weather decides to act accordingly to its season – with cooler, crisp morning air and cozy, cloudy skies – the baking bug inside me is ignited.

Check out 12 Pumpkin Breakfast Recipes

by Hillary at Foodie.com

And because breakfast is the first thing on my mind, every.single.day, I deemed it necessary to collect a dozen pumpkin recipes using Foodie for my favorite meal of the day.

I have a petite collection of pumpkin recipes in my own blog archives, but these new-found recipes on the web blow mine out of the water.

I could totally pair together one of Elle’s Pumpkin Pie Bran Muffins with Pumpkin Spice Latte Syrup-spiked iced coffee five days out of the week; and I bet I could convince nearly anyone to have breakfast with me over Pumpkin Pecan Scones and vegan Pumpkin Chai Lattes.

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I encourage you to start a fall recipe collection on Foodie.com… and if you’re as into breakfast (and orange squash) as I am, then you are invited over for a pumpkin party… at 8:00am. The (iced) coffee’s on brewing!

What’s your favorite way to enjoy pumpkin?

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. As always, opinions are my own.

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Target® C9 Seamless Style Haul

by Hillary on October 20, 2014

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target® C9 through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Target® C9, all opinions are my own. 

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I don’t know what I would do without Target®. I visit the store on an average of two times per week, and often more frequently. I’ll admit I have spent a Friday night or two circling the candle aisle and stocking up on my favorite chocolate chips. Sometimes, it’s just a quick stop for almond milk and a kombucha – the necessities. Nearly every trip, however, I somehow wind up walking past the women’s activewear section.

I’ve owned a handful of items from the Target® C9 by Champion line, so I was excited to be a part of this campaign to add a few more stylish, affordable, and comfortable pieces to my collection.

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I stumbled upon the soft, seamless styles and immediately threw them into my basket. I picked up:

I was in need of an upgrade in the black pullover department, and this was exactly what I was looking for. I like that it’s not too fitted so I can layer it with nearly any workout tank. It’s particularly soft – yet not with the heaviness of fleece – and is ideal for fall running or as a light warm-up jacket.

In all honesty, I first spotted this tank on the PopSugar fitness star, Anna Renderer, and admired the sharp look. The tank is undeniably slim fitting – ideal for a yoga class (or stretching in the park!). I like the light support of the built-in bra feature for non-cardio activities. I also appreciate the adjustable, silk straps. Plus, the Duo Dry® stretch fabric keeps me dry during a session of down dogs.

There’s no such thing as too many LBC (Little Black Crops) in my book. Again, the seamless design sold me here, as did the high, flat waistband. The body-hugging design of the capris with contouring side panels and longer inseam makes for a flattering look. My favorite element is the detailed hem around the calf – so sweet. And they, too, team up with the seamless tank with Duo Dry® technology. Being dry and comfortable from yoga in the park to errands around town is always appreciated.

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Not only do I plan to lift and practice lotus in these seamless styles, but let’s be real – I live in activewear outside of 8:00am to 5:00pm. My new Target® C9 style haul is both motivating to power up my yoga practice and dependable enough to suit any casual weekend agenda.

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Hello, tight back! Not the prettiest Wheel you ever did see. #paleisthenewtan

Have you tried the Target® C9 by Champion line?

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Tight Traps Take Over {Weekly Workouts}

10.19.2014
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Hi! I hope your week and weekend treated ya well. We were spoiled with a sunshine-packed fall weekend here in California – can’t complain! And if you follow me on Instagram, you know I was all about the pumpkin. Pumpkin waffles!  Trader Joe’s does fall just right! Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola via Minimalist Baker  Another two […]

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Weekending in Apple Hill

10.15.2014
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Last weekend, P and I drove a couple of hours east to Apple Hill. Surprisingly, it wasn’t until last year that I heard of this quintessential fall/winter destination in the middle of California. I must go to the pumpkin patch every year, so it was convenient that there was a pick-your-own pumpkin patch nestled among the […]

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Interested in Intuitive Eating?

10.09.2014
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Hello there, friends! I’ve been a bit quiet on the blog front this week. Not to worry though, all is well. Tomorrow I’m sharing a bit of my story with dieting and Intuitive Eating via the Nutrition Nut email newsletter. If this is something that sparks your interest, be sure to subscribe to get a taste […]

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Embracing Fall Food & Fitness

10.05.2014
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This week was the antithesis of last week (#allthecardio), workout wise. As I’ve mentioned, intuitive exercise is doing it for me lately, and cardio just wasn’t this last week. My body needed two rest days, my 15-pound dumbbells, 7.5 minutes of plank, and just one cool, early morning park run with a girlfriend. Workouts | […]

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{P}inspired | Fall Favorites

10.03.2014
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Fall, I’m feelin’ it! Friday, I’m feelin’ it too!! The weather is predicted to be in the low 90s this weekend, but that does not mean I’m not embracing all things Fall. The sweet scent of the pumpkin candle in my living room makes me smile, and I am grateful that the morning air seeping through the open windows […]

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IIN Check-In 7 | Superfoods

10.02.2014
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One day belated, but happy October y’all! It really is a fabulous month in my opinion. This October also marks the 10th (of twelve) month of my IIN Health Coaching program. Graduation in December is going to be here in the blink of an eye! Last night, as I was catching up on coursework, I […]

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Satisfying September

09.30.2014
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September was satisfying. It’s the last day of the month, and my heart is feeling full. My head, too, but what’s new there! << September 2014 >> The month started off with a lovely Labor Day weekend, full of family. We celebrated Grandma’s birthday with all the sweet treats and met the newest and cutest addition […]

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Burnin’ It Down

09.29.2014
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I waited all summer for it… To wrap up “summer” and celebrate 3+ years together, P and I went to the Jason Aldean Burn It Down Tour featuring Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. The concert was an absolute blast. Certainly a Sunday date night for the books! Despite the cool, cloudy fall morning (perfect for […]

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