Hey guys - it's my birthday month, so I thought - why not share a birthday recipe? I'm not a big bread maker. I'm not a patient person and all the waiting and raising just isn't my jive. I'll make rolls a few times a year and cinnamon rolls a few times a year. That's about my max. But what better reason to make bread than a birthday? Who wouldn't love to wake up to these birthday cake sweet rolls?! Perfect Homemade Dough The dough is my mother-in-law's recipe and it is so so . . .
We are almost done with January - how is everyone doing on their New Years resolutions? This year I am trying to focus on being present. Present with my kids, my husband, present while I'm eating. These days it is so easy to be distracted ALL THE TIME. Technology has made life so much easier, yet so much harder. I was laughing with my husband last night at the fact that I'm too lazy to put a DVD into the player, I just want to push a button on my remote. Yet not so long ago I used to drive . . .
A while back I was on my way to a hair appointment. I knew I wouldn't be able to eat for several hours and my stomach was growling, so I swung thru a nearby Starbucks and got a breakfast item that they called a tomatillo steak and egg wrap. I was delicious! It was this item that inspired these enchiladas. La Tortilla Factory The base of this recipe are La Tortilla Factory non-GMO Gluten Free tortillas. They are made with cassava flour which makes them not only delicious but a perfect . . .
I love oatmeal in just about every shape and form. The first time I tried overnight oats was on a girls trip. My friend volunteered to bring these for us for breakfast! I was so excited for a hot steaming jar of "overnight oats"...but when she handed me a chilled jar of oatmeal I was shocked! My shock quickly turned into happiness as I devoured the entire jar that morning. Smooth creamy oats, sweetened with honey, vanilla almond milk and banana. Chia seeds + our favorite toppings make . . .
I don't know about you - but pancakes are a favorite around my house. My boys all LOVE pancakes and ask for them morning, noon, and night. As a kid I also loved a good pancake. My mom loves to tell the story about how I consumed only pancakes and hotdogs for the first 3 years of my life. I still like pancakes, but a few hot dogs per year is all I can handle. Homemade Mini Pancakes I was inspired to create this recipe after spending a small fortune on packages of store-bought frozen . . .
We are so excited for this Mother's Day giveaway! My most favorite part about being a mom is all the time I have to cook and bake for myself, and eat my meals when they're piping hot out of the oven. NOT. I wanted to create something that I can grab on-the-go, that will fill me up, and not make me eat again in an hour. These strawberry bran muffins are the most delicious ticket, I promise. I made Kadee's Mimi's Cafe Honey Bran Muffins for my sister who just had a baby last month and we . . .
Strawberry season is just getting started and I have a strawberry shortcake recipe that will leave you wondering how you have been without it all this time! This is a true shortcake recipe in that it is a quick, sweet biscuit-like cake that is crumbly and with a little sugary crunch filled with strawberry puree and sweet cream! It really is as heavenly as it sounds. Strawberry shortcakes make a great summer dessert that is light and sweet. Or, if you are in the mood, they make a fantastic . . .
Growing up my mom would make these butterscotch pull aparts on Christmas morning and on Easter morning. They were always a perfect perfect special addition to her egg soufflé. Butterscotch Pull Aparts Are A Make-Ahead Breakfast I love to serve these for brunches and baby showers too! They are a make ahead food, so you aren't scrambling during the hustle bustle, but end up with a delicious dish. Use frozen rolls as a base. I prefer the Rhodes brand, but have found them difficult to . . .
With Easter morning around the corner, I thought I would share our breakfast tradition of egg souffle. I've shared this recipe on the blog before, but wanted to pull it forward for the upcoming holiday. Holiday Traditions Growing up my mom would ALWAYS make this meal on Easter and Christmas morning. As an adult I've continued this tradition and always look forward to that little reminder of home on the holidays. Not only is this meal special and delicious - but all the work in done the . . .
We DO like Green Eggs and Ham...Waffle Sandwich, that is! Aren't you tired of oatmeal or toast? Let's try something new for breakfast, shall we? Brunch? Brinner? Trust me, it all works. Crispy Waffles I have been on the hunt for the perfect, crispy waffle for YEARS. Years, my friends. We have a delicious, healthy, hearty recipe for Oatmeal Waffles on here, but I wanted something simple and light and crisp--you know, the guilty kind with absolutley no health benefits. I've tried folding in . . .
I have been a long time fan of Mimi's honey bran muffins. Each time I dine there I HAVE to get one. And sometimes a second one to-go! Sadly, I no longer live near a mimi's so my craving for these muffins has gotten out of control. I've been itching to come up with Benefits of Bran Some people turn their noses up when they hear the word "bran", but I promise that you will LOVE these muffins. They are sweet, tasty, moist, and full of fiber for your belly. Bran is a wonderful ingredient to add . . .
Baked cake doughnuts. They come together in a cinch, like muffins, (or muffins or muffins) but look like you woke up at the crack of dawn to make FRIED cake doughnuts. Tired of typical Valentine's treats? Then whip these up with the rugrats and they'll love getting sprinkles and coconut all over your kitchen. They'll even lick up the mess for you. Promise. . . .