Category Archives: breakfast

Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

We’re not dairy free at my house, but we’ve got family members who are dairy, gluten and soy free. Trying my hand at Almond milk, well it just made sense. Making your own almond milk takes some time, but most of that time is soaking time. The “milking process” was not that lengthy, once I …

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Chicken Migas

Generally I agree with The Pioneer Woman on most food related issues. To me though, Migas is not Migas without Chorizo. Chorizo is really greasy and fatty though. 😦 A local market, I adore Sprouts Farmer’s Market, sells ground chicken chorizo. I decided to give the chicken a try and boy, howdy I’m glad I …

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Whole Grain First Ingredient Cereal, a MyBlogSpark giveaway

That title is a real mouthful, eh? Since I am working on adding more whole grains to my families diet, I was beyond excited when MyBlogSpark offered me the chance to host a cereal giveaway. Since my family eats cereal for breakfast at least 3 days a week, having whole grain options is VERY important …

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Slow Cooker Monday, Breakfast Style

Hello! Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I am happy to report that we did take down Christmas over the weekend. Yeah! Please join Allie and me for Slow Cooker Monday. You can add your slow cooker recipe to the link up. Today, I have a great winter breakfast for you. …

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Breakfast Casserole

This French toast like breakfast casserole is a favorite in my home. I make a large batch so it can be munched on for a few days. I used whole wheat bread, but you could use French bread or any other type of bread. 9 pieces of whole wheat bread 1/2 cup of brown sugar …

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Pictures from my week

A few pictures from Wednesday evening and Thursday. A soup, that turned out too salty. I hope you have had a great week.  I will see you again on Monday.

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Slow Cooker Apple-Pear Butter

Apple-Pear Butter Slow Cookers are wonders when it comes to cooking beans, chili, roasts, soups and stews. Slow Cookers are also wonderful for making apple sauces, cranberry sauce and apple-pear butter. I hope you’ll join Allie and me for this week’s slow cooker link-up. Apple-Pear Butter, slightly adapted from a Martha Stewart recipe Wash, seed …

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Baking, outside of my comfort zone

This morning we’re off to A Tuba Christmas in downtown Dallas. Our son is participating this year. Anyhoo, back to my baking issue. I’ve got family members with food allergies. I’m sure I am not alone. On Christmas Eve, we will be having brunch with my Sister-in-Love and her family. Michelle and her family have …

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Fabulous Fall Granola

I’m going to tell you about something that sounds scary, but really isn’t. Making your very own, personalized granola. Stop freaking out, seriously…it’s easy and so yummy! Plus, it’s less expensive than buying granola in the bin section at the grocery store.   Homemade Granola The recipe I adapted and use came from The Full …

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Star Wars, Cereal and a Walmart gift card.

No, that’s not the beginning to a tacky joke. It’s another giveaway! This is the last giveaway I have scheduled for a bit, I love that MyBlogSpark is giving me the opportunity bring these fun winning opportunities to you. This spark is on a subject near and dear to my family. Star Wars. Being a …

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