I found another use for all those wonderful blueberries we picked a few weeks ago. When I drive by the orchard, they have signs up saying blueberries are still available for picking. I am tempted every time to stop by and pick just a few more pounds! But my freezer is full and I just … More Baked Fruit and Oatmeal – the perfect back to school breakfast
This week, we went blueberry picking so consider this just the first of a few blueberry recipes. As we were making this, my 10-year-old joked that we were going to turn into blueberries with all the blueberries we’ve eaten this week. We laughed that we would have to be rolled out of the house like … More Blueberry Lemon Bread approved by Violet Beauregarde
I love making a big breakfast for my family. I can’t remember if I’ve talked about this before, but my dad has a thing for big breakfasts. He doesn’t cook in the kitchen really at all, except for breakfast. Basic breakfast items – like eggs, bacon, sausage. That’s his area. He loves making omelets to … More Easy Breakfast Burritos
Oh yes, you read that right! Baked French Toast with Caramel Banana Sauce! This recipe just kind of came together one evening when I didn’t really feel like making some elaborate dinner. Breakfast for dinner is always an easy dinner and my kids love it. Pancakes or Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce are usually my go to … More Baked French Toast with Caramel Banana Sauce
I used to be kind of scared to make gravy. I remember one of the first Thanksgivings that we hosted, I had my mother and father-in-law walking me through making the gravy for the turkey and I was so worried I would screw it up. Who wants a lumpy or tasteless gravy? When I would … More Can’t go wrong with Biscuits and Gravy
This past Saturday, I wanted to try a few new recipes for breakfast. I usually make a big feast of a breakfast on Saturdays and we kind of nibble through lunch and hold off until we have a big supper. I saw the recipe for Individual Baked Eggs in an All Recipes magazine. Click here … More Bacon Egg Cups
Are you wondering what the secret ingredient is? Here’s a hint, it’s a lovely little fruit that’s loaded with fiber, antioxidants, and helps keep your digestive system working like a champ. Any guesses? It’s prunes!! I sneak dried Sunsweet Prunes into my strawberry smoothies because they come with so many great healthy benefits. Plums or … More Secret Ingredient Strawberry Smoothies
I have a few Wilton Doughnut pans that are used for baking doughnuts in the oven. They are great for making all kinds of different flavored baked doughnuts and are a nice surprise breakfast treat for my family! Now, they don’t taste like a good ol fried doughnut or one of those tasty chocolate twist … More Fiddle Dee Dee! It’s Doughnut Day!!!!
Today is the second snow day this week. No school, no preschool, but yet bitterly cold windchill outside so you can forget about playing in that snow that just keeps coming down. It looks so pretty in the trees behind our yard. Very peaceful and quiet, but then in the back of your mind you … More Chocolate Chip Banana Oat Muffins to start your day!
I am not a huge breakfast person. Through the week on days when I workout, I usually grab a quick protein bar and that’s all I want to jiggle around in my belly around as I workout. But, there are days when I don’t work out, or we’re all home and I go to bed … More Easy Like Sunday Morning Breakfast Skillet