Category Archives: breakfast

Berry Banana Smoothies

I’ve been drinking these smoothies practically every day for the past two months. Why? Besides the fact that they taste delicious, are quick & easy, my children like them and they are healthy… my husband and I have adjusted our … Continue reading

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Breakfast Ideas

This list is posted on my refrigerator inside of a plastic page protector sleeve. Each day after serving an item listed in the bottom section, I cross it off with a dry erase marker and then make something else until … Continue reading

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DIY PopTarts (Kelloggs makes the real PopTarts)

I came across a blog post about making pop-tarts and I’m not sure what intrigued me about it – perhaps it was the “crust” and I was motivated to make it because my 3 younger children, especially the 2 youngest always … Continue reading

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Mexican French Toast

While traveling in Mexico, my family was cooked a yummy breakfast similar to this. The name is kind-of funny when you think about it – Mexican French Toast – is it Mexican or is it French 😉 I am always … Continue reading

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

I remember my dad telling me about this place he used to get yummy orange drinks,  Orange Julius. I think orange was my dad’s favorite flavor – which was weird to me, because I didn’t even like orange flavored – … Continue reading

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Christmas Spiced Cider

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This recipe comes from my daughter’s Physical Therapy office, it seems they make it every day during the month of December. I am not a fan of cold weather, because I am easily chilled to the bone, so I constantly … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Coffeecake Bars

  The smell of these bars say, “Hello Fall” and one bite says, “I’m so glad you’re here!” It’s no secret that I love the long, lazy days of summer and Fall just signals the end. While I doubt that … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Creamer

You know what, I don’t like pumpkin pie. You know what else? I have never purchased a can of pumpkin puree or ever baked anything with pumpkin in it (unless you count roasting pumpkin seeds.) However, many years ago a … Continue reading

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Brownie Alpine Biscotti

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Years ago, I received this recipe via an e-mail from my friend Mary M. and it’s dated the day before my second child, Isabella, was born. I have been making this biscotti every year at Christmas time for the past … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Creamer

Hazelnut… The first coffee creamer from a bottle that I ever tasted was Hazelnut. I was hooked. It added sweetness and cream all in one pour. Then I read the ingredients, uh, oh… artificial everything. Really?? Eventually I quit drinking … Continue reading

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