Category Archives: breakfast

Chocolate Smoothie Goodness, and a Yoplait giveaway!

Who doesn’t love a yummy chocolate-y smoothie? I know I certainly do! I know my kids love a good & tasty morning smoothie. Mornings are hard, let me be more specific….week day mornings are hard. See, I am NOT a morning person. Not. At. All. I like to sleep in, I’m groggy and sometimes I’m …

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A Waffle recipe, a Swanson Health Products review and a giveaway!

Yesterday I told you a bit about  Swanson Health Products.  I also shared my sweet and nutty fruit bar recipe. As I told you yesterday, Swanson Health Products sent me a few items free of charge so I could review them.  Three of the 4 items I picked were “new to me” items.   Ben …

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White Whole Wheat Banana bread, a review and a Giveaway!

When offered me the opportunity to try Gold Medal White Whole Wheat flour… My answer was “Oh, Yes Please!” If you read my blog regularly you know that I’ve been experimenting with using whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour. If you’re new to my blog,  I’ve had some successes, like my Whole Wheat Chocolate …

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Egg Wars…may the best dish win

Do you like baked egg-ey dishes?  I sure do!   I’m on a self-directed mission to discover the best baked egg-ey dish.   When I think of egg-ey dishes, I usually think of  frittata, quiche, spinach and baked eggs.  What do you think of? Frittata ~VS~ Quiche…. It’s the great egg war! Think of it as egg-ey …

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Freezer cooking on a small scale…

When I say freezer cooking…you say? Eek! No way! You’re a crazy lady! Okay, maybe not, but I’m sure you’re not giddy. Freezer cooking to some sounds like a whole day, 30 meal affair. It does not have to be….. Don’t be scared, it’s not so bad. Freezer cooking does not have to take up …

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Chocolate Zucchini bread

  I love sweet breads, muffins too. If I can find a way to add chocolate to the bread…I’m a extra happy gal. If I can put a veggie in that bread, or make the bread healthier in some way & my kids will still eat it, I’m a thrilled girl. 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 …

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Strawberry Freezer Jam

I’m linking up with Alli-N-Son for sweet tooth friday I think I have said before that I am new-ish to making jellies and jams. I’ve made pickled items before, but not many sweet things. I had the opportunity to host a canning party through House Party. I was sent a huge box of canning items, …

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A little Love for the Dads in my life and a sweet recipe

A Dad is a wondrous thing. A Dad is a protector, a confidant, a friend. A Dad is the one you worry that you might disappoint. My Dad, time has shown, has become better with age. I’m thankful every day for my Dad. He is a loving and involved Grandparent and a pretty decent golfer. …

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Bananna Chocolate Chip heaven

I read this wonderful recipe about a year ago on Baby Loving Mama. It’s a recipe for Banana chocolate chip muffins….Yumm! I make these often. Sometimes I change the recipe up a bit (Greek yogurt and a mixture of milk chocolate and peanut butter chip is my favorite way to make them), but these are …

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Recipe saving substitutions

Have you ever been caught short one ingredient in a recipe? I know I have.  Usually that means an emergency trip to the store, but it does not have to.  Here are a few common ingredients and their quick substitutes. One substitution per recipe please…otherwise things might not work. 1 cup of Cake Flour = …

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