Monthly Archives: March 2013

Carrot Cake Pancakes with Cream Cheese Maple Drizzle

Happy Easter !!  The bunny came by and evidently left us carrots instead of eggs this year.   Well, at least I had a lot of carrots in the fridge this morning when I was doing that thing when you … Continue reading

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Shortcut Method: Homemade Bisquick

I’ve always enjoyed baking and usually from scratch.   I like the process of mixing and measuring, but I also like to eat healthy, avoiding the preservatives of buying grocery store mixes, whenever possible.   However, I am not a … Continue reading

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Coffee Cup Meals: Scrambled Eggs in a Mug

Yup, I’m loving this easy, simple method of making a healthy breakfast.   My regular breakfast is either steel-cut oatmeal in a mug (see my shortcut method) or Muffin in A Mug.   I usually don’t have time (or am not … Continue reading

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Coffee Cup Meals: Muffin In A Minute

I accidentally found a new trend that I adore……coffee cup cooking.  It is quick, healthy & a great way to make single-serving healthy breakfasts.  Plus since you whip it together in the coffee mug, cleanup is really easy.  The possibilities … Continue reading

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ShortCut Method: Microwave Steel Cut Oatmeal

Most days, I eat oatmeal for breakfast and since I am not a ‘morning person’,  it has to be easy.   Now comes the dilemna…..I prefer the chewy texture of  steel cut oatmeal  and it takes 30 minutes on the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Drop Scones

Sometimes I cook because I want to try a recipe I have seen or some ingredient I want to use.   Most often I am craving a particular thing.  This time it was the can of leftover pumpkin from making … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner: Oat & Cornmeal Waffles with Cranberry Syrup

When I was a girl, my daddy made dinner on Sundays and it was always waffles.   We could put anything in them or on them we wanted.  Peanut butter, bananas, bacon and we thought we were the bomb.   … Continue reading

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Ultimate Comfort Food: Chocolate Pancakes with Bananas & Maple Syrup

Lately the weather can’t decide whether it is spring or winter so after a cold, gloomy day interrupted by frenzied snow showers, I needed some comfort food….Breakfast for Dinner.   When I saw the over-ripe bananas in the fruit bowl … Continue reading

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Candied Jalapenos: Hot, Sweet Delights

You Can’t Live By Sugar Alone…..  nope you need a little heat, too.  That is what Candied Jalapenos will do…..heat up your life.   I found these on Tasty Kitchen where they are called Cowboy Candy.   Everything about these … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Grapes & Walnuts

In the winter, roasted vegetables are so tasty and combinations make them even better.   Brussel sprouts are one of my favorites so when I saw a recipe combining grapes and walnuts, I had to try them.   If you … Continue reading

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