I have to share this recipe because these muffins are amazing! I am not known for scratch baking and this is no exception; as a base I used Kodiak Cakes brand Double Dark Chocolate flap jack/waffle mix. I get it at my local food store and have also found it at Target. The mix alone … Continue reading Fully Loaded Double Dark Chocolate Muffins
Spiced Crumb Cake
This... perfect for a stormy Saturday morning! Enjoy. Ingredients: Makes one large sheet pan cake 1, 10 x 15 disposable sheet pan with 1" sides cooking spray 1 box of spice cake mix 4 eggs 2/3 cup oil 2/3 cup milk 4 cups flour 2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp pumpkin spice 1 … Continue reading Spiced Crumb Cake
Sorta Light Pumpkin Muffins
Inevitably, as the weather changes and the air cools, so do my cravings and my habits in the kitchen. Not only do I yearn for soups and stews, roasts and gravies; I also want to bake things! Now I've said this before, I am much better at cooking than I am at baking, primarily because … Continue reading Sorta Light Pumpkin Muffins
I first tasted German Eggs while staying at a B&B on Martha's Vineyard a few summers back, called the Outermost Inn. The Outermost is a magical place which literally sits on the outermost edge of the Vineyard, up-island as they say. The inn is owned and operated by Jeannie and Hugh Taylor. Hugh just happens to … Continue reading German Eggs
Egg Cups… Updated!
On a whim, I added cooked quinoa to this morning's batch of egg cups and I am so excited by the results I had to share! Not only does quinoa add protein along with numerous nutrients to the recipe, it also adds structure to the egg cup itself, preventing their inevitable flop once removed from the … Continue reading Egg Cups… Updated!
Power Bites, Take 2!
We're addicted in this family to having these tiny bundles of goodness on hand! So much so, that together my daughter Grace and I, created a new flavor combo so we could mix it up and add some variety to the daily grind! We are in LOVE with these new power bites and we think … Continue reading Power Bites, Take 2!
Chicken and Waffles
Back by popular demand... Chicken and Waffles! These tender, crunchy coated chicken strips rival any piece of southern fried chicken; and the best part is they're baked not fried! Stack them on top of a warm, buttermilk waffle drizzled with Sriracha-Maple syrup and you've got a dish that will quickly become your favorite "Breakfast for … Continue reading Chicken and Waffles
Easy Breakfast Strudel
Another snow day, another strudel! Back by popular demand, my kids asked me to make these again if they had no school today. Alas, it is the first full day of Spring and it has already snowed 3 inches with several more forecasted!?! Their wish is my command... strudel it is!!! Ingredients: Makes 2 strudels, feeds … Continue reading Easy Breakfast Strudel
Thank Goodness for Grapefruit
This preparation will make even the biggest grapefruit nay sayer a true believer! Ingredients: 1 ripe Ruby Red grapefruit 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp brown sugar 2 tbsp of your favorite granola Directions: Halve and segment the grapefruit. Sprinkle each half with sea salt and brown sugar. Top with granola. Broil for 3 minutes keeping … Continue reading Thank Goodness for Grapefruit
Simple Snow Day Scones
Riding out another Nor'easter in the kitchen! Starting the morning off with a simple scone recipe. Let's see if the aroma awakens the sleeping children! Ingredients: Makes 8 scones 2 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 8 tbsp salted butter, frozen 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 … Continue reading Simple Snow Day Scones