We spend a lot of time scouring the Web for tasty, trendy, and healthy recipes. It's one of the many perks of working at Greatist. In the process, we come across some amazing resources for easy meals that prove cooking healthy doesn't have to be expensive or a giant time suck. And now, we want to make a habit of sharing them with you!

This week's featured foodie is Alexis of Lexi's Clean Kitchen. After discovering firsthand the healing power of food, she was inspired to create recipes that omit negative health instigators, like gluten, grains, most dairy, and refined sugars, while still delivering serious flavor. Her first cookbook, Lexi's Clean Kitchen: 150 Delicious Paleo Friendly Recipes to Nourish Your Life, will be in stores November 8 and is currently available for preorder. Can't wait? She's shared a few of her favorite breakfast recipes below.

Banana Mango Smoothie Bowl

This bowl is such a fun way to switch up your standard smoothie breakfast, plus it's totally customizable. Really hungry? Go with lots of toppings.

Green Goddess Breakfast Salad

Salad for breakfast—you read that right! Get in more greens in the a.m. with this delicious and satisfying dish. P.S. The dressing is so freakin' good.

Coconut Cranberry Protein Bars

Protein bars don't have to be flavorless, and you don't need to spend tons of money buying them. These are delicious and packed with good-for-you ingredients for on-the-go mornings or a quick midday snack.

Fluffy Paleo Pancakes

These pancakes are a reader favorite and a favorite in our home. They are the fluffy, classic pancakes you want and remember from your childhood but free of gluten, grains, dairy, and junk!

Sweet Potato BLT Frittata

Perfect for brunch or a meal prep, this fritatta is loaded with delicious flavors. Impress weekend guests or grab and go in a pinch during the week.

Tomato, Potato, and Leek Gratin With Eggs

Flavor town! This breakfast is hearty and flavorful and makes for the perfect weekday or weekend breakfast.

Chocolate + banana + waffles. Enough said!

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