June 12th, 2013

Breakfast and Brunch


Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Posted on Oct 4th, 2012

I love baking with apples!  And I must say, this is one of the tastiest muffin recipes I've tried in quite awhile.  The combination of…

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Baked Pumpkin French Toast with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Posted on Nov 7th, 2012

There's nothing better than a delicious breakfast that's ready to pop in the oven when you wake up in the morning.  I was worried that this…

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Banana Bread Pancakes

Posted on Feb 15th, 2012

These are the best pancakes I've had in a long, long time.  I might even go so far as to say they're the best pancakes I've had, ever!  My…

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Banana Cinnamon Chip Coffee Cake

Posted on Sep 4th, 2012

Forget regular old banana bread!  This banana cake is amazing, thanks to the wonderful layers of sugary, nutty streusel.  My…

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Best Banana Muffins

Posted on May 12th, 2015

I can't tell you how many banana muffin recipes I've tried. The thing is, I have a fabulous banana bread recipe from my grandma that with a few…

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Best Ever Cinnamon Rolls

Posted on Jan 6th, 2015

I try not to exaggerate about the recipes I share on this blog, because I know the way a recipe turns out in my kitchen is not exactly the way it…

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Blueberry Coffeecake Muffins

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2014

Two of my favorite breakfast treats--coffeecake and blueberry muffins--come together in this fabulous recipe. Really, these muffins are like little…

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

Posted on May 27th, 2010

This blueberry crumb cake is unbelievably good, considering the simple ingredient list. It's not too sweet and has a fabulous texture.…

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Blueberry Crunch Granola Muffins

Posted on Mar 30th, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GranolaMyWay #CollectiveBiasI'm a…

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Blueberry Muffin French Toast

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2016

We aren't big French toast fans at my house. But apparently the problem is that I've been making it wrong all these years. Specifically, I've been…

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Chili Cheese Frito Frittata

Chili Cheese Frito Frittata

Posted on Jan 4th, 2014

Any time I can come up with an excuse to serve Chili Cheese Fritos for breakfast (or lunch, or dinner), I'm in! Frittatas are also one of my family's…

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Chocolate Orange Nutella Pancakes

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2015

International Pancake Tuesday is coming up on February 17 and if you ask me, that's a foodie holiday worth celebrating! One of our favorite pancake…

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Cinnamon Biscones

Posted on Apr 15th, 2013

I can't even begin to tell you how excited I am about this recipe!  I have never had much luck with scones--mine always turn out way too dry and…

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Cranberry Dark Chocolate Muffins

Posted on Dec 10th, 2013

The minute fresh cranberries appear in stores, I buy bags of them to keep in my freezer. Some might call it hoarding. I prefer to call it "being…

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Cranberry Pecan Bran Muffins

Posted on Feb 15th, 2011

I love having healthy, on-the-go options handy for breakfast, and this is one of my favorites.  The cranberries and pecans can easily be…

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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Posted on May 10th, 2016

During the school year, breakfast comes early at our house. The first child leaves the house before 6 am, which means quick, grab-and-go style…

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Favorite Big Fluffy Pancakes

Posted on Jan 11th, 2015

We start our week days (at least during the school year) at 5:15 am, so when I have time on weekends, I like to make something special for breakfast,…

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Fifteen Minute Skillet Granola

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2012

I've tried a lot of homemade granola recipes and this one is by far my favorite.  First, I love the sesame seeds.  Why did I never…

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Fresh Strawberry Sweet Rolls

Posted on Aug 28th, 2013

You may remember the Orange Creamsicle Rolls I posted awhile back. I thought it might be fun to experiment with a strawberry version. The result was…

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Herbed Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Posted on Dec 31st, 2013

I'm sorry, I won't be helping anyone out with their New Year's resolutions here. But we had these biscuits and gravy for Christmas morning breakfast…

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Homemade Pancake Mix

Posted on Feb 28th, 2011

These pancakes are so much better than pancakes from a store-bought pancake mix--and almost as easy to make! Just keep the mix stored in an…

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Jumbo Lemon Sweet Roll

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2016

When we moved to our neighborhood several years ago, we started hosting an Easter egg hunt as a fun way to get to know our neighbors. As my kids got…

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Make Ahead Quiche

Posted on Mar 21st, 2013

This is absolutely, hands-down, my favorite freezer meal ever!  Every time I bake a ham and have leftovers, I put together 2 or 3 of these…

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No-Bake Honey Oat Granola Bars with Post Honey Bunches of Oats

Posted on Feb 17th, 2014

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Post Pebbles, but all my opinions are my own.…

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Overnight Pecan Caramel Sweet Roll Breakfast Casserole

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WarmUpYourDay #CollectiveBiasSchool…

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016

My boys started school last week, which means we're getting back into the routine of early mornings and easy, make-ahead breakfasts like these Peanut…

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Pancake Bites

Posted on Nov 5th, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SpreadTheMagic #CollectiveBiasWe…

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Pecan Pie Coffee Cake

Posted on Nov 24th, 2014

Mornings are pretty hectic around here, so I don't often make a big breakfast, but when we get a break from our busy schedule, I love making…

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Potato and Rainbow Chard Frittata (Market Monday)

Posted on Jun 24th, 2013

Let me tell you why I love frittatas.  First, they are a great way to use up all the  leftover veggies, meats and cheeses that might be…

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Potato, Herb & Goat Cheese Frittata with Tomatoes

Posted on May 17th, 2013

This delicious frittata features potatoes and fresh herbs.  It's a quick and easy meal that's perfect for breakfast or dinner. I tried this…

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Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Posted on Sep 17th, 2015

We get up early around here, so I love having some grab-and-go breakfast choices available for my teenagers as they head out the door to school. And…

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Quick Mini Nutella Sweet Rolls

Posted on Jan 8th, 2016

Sometimes I just need a quick and easy treat. One that satisfies my cravings for both chocolate and carbs. These Quick Mini Nutella Sweet Rolls are…

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Raspberries and Cream Muffins

Posted on Oct 7th, 2011

I dare say this is one of the best muffin recipes I've ever tried.  They're moist but fluffy, and bake up beautifully.  And raspberry and…

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Sweet Rolls

Posted on Jan 13th, 2016

I don't make pastries for breakfast very often, but I really can't resist a good, homemade sweet roll. And these Raspberry Cream Cheese Sweet Rolls…

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Sausage & Egg Breakfast Enchiladas

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Enchiladas

Posted on Dec 9th, 2014

My boys are big fans of breakfast burritos, so I had a hunch that these Breakfast Enchiladas would go over pretty well. They were a big hit! I…

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Strawberries and Cream Muffins with Almond Streusel

Posted on Sep 19th, 2013

These gorgeous muffins have become one of my favorites, with their combination of fresh strawberries and sweetened cream cheese. Not to mention the…

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Strawberry and Chocolate Filled Puff Pastry

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2015

This post has been compensated by the J.M. Smucker Company. All opinions shared are my own.I recently picked up a few jars of…

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Strawberry Mascarpone Poppyseed Pancakes

Posted on Sep 24th, 2014

I don't make hot breakfast for my family all that often. Especially during the school year. It's just too hectic with everyone leaving the house and…

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Tater Tot Breakfast Bake

Posted on Mar 5th, 2016

I've always been a fan of Tater Tots. And breakfast casseroles. So this Tater Tot Breakfast Bake is right up my alley. My husband and boys are all…

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Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Muffins

Posted on Jan 15th, 2013

Muffins are a popular grab and go breakfast at our house, and these were a big hit with my family.  They aren't overly sweet, and…

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Whole Wheat Waffles with Homemade Vanilla Syrup

Posted on Jan 1st, 2016

I've tried a lot of homemade waffles in my life and there aren't very many that I repeat. When it comes to waffles, I want a recipe that's a…

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