Category: Breakfast

Apple Dutch Baby

Apple Dutch Baby

Tonight, the temperature here is going down to 7 degrees. Seven. For us here in eastern Pennsylvania, that’s unusually cold even in the dead of winter. Everyone’s face gets all scrunched up when they’re outside because it hurts. I don’t mind winter or the cold so much at all, as long as I have my […]

January 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Zucchini Oat Bread

Zucchini Oat Bread

Do you know people who consider zucchini bread to be almost as good as eating the vegetable itself? I do. I know people that use this sweet bread as a way to disguise zucchini so their kids will eat it. That’s all ridiculous. Let’s just call zucchini bread what it is: cake. Zucchini bread of course […]

August 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mocha Banana Breakfast Smoothie

Mocha Banana Breakfast Smoothie

We’re firmly planted in mid-January, the time I suspect 75% of New Year’s resolutions have already failed. Why do we continue to fall short on our well-intentioned resolutions? There are so many reasons, but I think it’s because so many of them are far too ambitious. I gave up on making resolutions years ago, particularly […]

January 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Maple Buttermilk Griddle Cakes

Maple Buttermilk Griddle Cakes

On weekends, I sometimes make a special breakfast that Mr. President and I can linger over while we sip hot cups of smooth French press coffee, listen to music and hang out in the sun room with our four cats – our girls. The Prez says that I make a production out of breakfast, and […]

May 8, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Make-Ahead Breakfast: Savory Chickpea Pancakes

Make-Ahead Breakfast: Savory Chickpea Pancakes

Recently, I’ve started working on my sweet tooth – by that I mean I’m trying to tame it. Although I’ll never cut out entire food groups or say “never again” to sugar, white flour, or alcohol (GASP!), I do have enough self-awareness to know when a habit isn’t serving me well. And, I’ve come to […]

March 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Breakfast Smoothies: Be a Morning Mixologist

Breakfast Smoothies: Be a Morning Mixologist

Breakfast can get boring. That’s why it needs to be changed up from time to time. We just added breakfast smoothies to our repertoire, and they’re easy enough to whip up quickly any day of the week. It’s the kind of breakfast that is satisfying and results in no brain fog. You nutritionist types can […]

April 22, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
Super Granola Recipe

Super Granola Recipe

Did you know that granola isn’t just a food, but also an adjective? As someone who’s never been one of the cool kids and is not currently a parent to any cool kids, I often find things out through social media. Imagine how I felt that day, staring at my Facebook feed, reading Urban Dictionary’s […]

March 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Have a Morning: Easy Breakfast Recipe

Have a Morning: Easy Breakfast Recipe

When was the last time you had a nice morning? Sure, every day with any luck, you awaken, crawl out of bed and go about a routine that culminates in a mad dash out the door to do whatever it is you do. For many of us busy folks, morning is an unlikely time for leisure, […]

November 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More