Oven Puff Pancake

  I’m BACK!!!! I apologize for my departure but I promise to add recipes more often…please, please forgive me! About this breakfast:  every time I make a puff pancake I am proud of myself. This breakfast pancake looks impressive and difficult to make but the recipe is super simple. My mother-in-law, who introduced me to … Continue reading

Banana Berry Baked Oatmeal

This baked oatmeal is berry berry delicious! I encourage you to try endless combinations of fruits and nuts! Perhaps add chocolate chips? Chocolate baked oatmeal could be worth a try! Ingredients 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup whole milk 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) – melted 1/2 cup light brown sugar – packed 1 tablespoon honey … Continue reading

Strawberry Cheese Danish

I made these a few weeks ago while entertaining a guest!  I’d been experimenting with a few different techniques for creating a quick cheese danish–some made fresh and some made with pre-made biscuits or crescent rolls–and this recipe happens to be the winner! All contenders were delicious of course; however, this recipe meets the mark in more ways than one. For … Continue reading

Chocolate Muffins

Chocolate is the best choice every time! Sure, you could make blueberry muffins, maybe banana nut, strawberry or poppy-seed, but chocolate will always win! If you’re an extreme chocolate lover, fold in chocolate chips or top with a cocoa crumble. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Personal Potato Quiches

The wife and I enjoyed this tasty treat for breakfast this morning! It was the perfect solution to our sleep-in Saturday hunger! Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter – softened 1 large russet potato – peeled and cubed 1 teaspoon salt 1 broccoli floret 1 green onion – chopped 4 large eggs – beaten 1/4 cup grated … Continue reading

Strawberry Banana Bread

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar – packed 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 ripe bananas – one mashed, one sliced 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 egg white – beaten 1 cup strawberries – hulled and sliced Directions Heat oven to 350F. Generously spray … Continue reading

Crumb Cake

This breakfast cake is great with a cup of coffee or hot tea in the morning! Sweet and crunchy crumbles atop a fluffy vanilla cake, each bite is better than the one before! Ingredients Cake 1/2 cup cake flour 1/2 cup unbleached flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 cup butter – softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Strawberry Jam & Strudel

Since strawberries are in season and jam is so easy to make, I figured we’d save a couple bucks. Ingredients 1 pound strawberries – hulled and quartered 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 lemon – juice and zest Directions In a saucepan over low heat, combine sugar, lemon juice and zest. Stir until sugar has dissolved. … Continue reading

Glazed Pear Muffins

 Here’s another recipe for those of you currently watching your weight! Enjoy these muffins for breakfast with a cup of coffee, as a mid-day snack along side a fruit salad or satisfy your sweet tooth and enjoy as a dessert! Ingredients 2 large pears – peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon … Continue reading

Citrus Salad

Happy Easter to you all! Here’s something tasty for your diet regimen! The health benefits associated with consuming citrus fruit are endless! Oranges are full of essential vitamins that lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, help boost your immune system, increase your liver function and lower your risk of esophageal/stomach cancers by forty percent! Grapefruit is high in enzymes that burn … Continue reading