White Chocolate Cranberry Pancakes with Sweet Orange Butter

White Chocolate Cranberry Pancakes with Sweet Orange Butter

If there’s any time of year that most of the world is likely to have overnight guests (or beovernight guests) it has got to be Christmas. And, we all know that overnight guests means one thing – an extra special breakfast. This recipe is made with 100% whole wheat and fresh, tart cranberries, but I’m not… 

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Pumpkin Oat Bread

pumpkin oat bread

Last year I was all about the pumpkin. I couldn’t get it out of my head. But this year, I felt like I was over it before pumpkin season even began. To me, pumpkin season starts in October and seeing the internet packed with pumpkin recipes at the beginning of September, while I was still picking… 

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Buttermilk Syrup (& a Grandmother’s Legacy)

buttermilk syrup

Our Thanksgiving plans were cancelled this year due to the passing away of my dear, dear Grandma. She was 92 and had lived a beautiful long life. Hearing stories about her from both strangers and family was such a blessing. The undercurrent behind all of the stories being that she loved unconditionally and always thought… 

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Apple Crisp Yogurt Parfaits

apple crisp yogurt parfaits

Oh, have I got something yummy for you today! We’ve been making these parfaits ever since fall first hit, but we’ve been too busy inhaling them for me to even think about snapping a picture. Imagine, all of the deliciousness of apple crisp in a healthy yogurt parfait – it’s nearly impossible to keep your… 

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Cranberry Orange Scones

cranberry orange scones

To celebrate Max’s first day of school I let him decide what foods we would eat for each meal that day. His choices? Orange pie for breakfast, beef dip for lunch, and pizza for supper. I vetoed the orange pie. He changed it to an orange dessert. I suggested orange scones. He said yes. And in the… 

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Carrot Cake Pancake Stack with Whipped Cream Cheese Topping

Carrot Cake Pancake Stack with Whipped Cream Cheese Topping

I originally wanted to make something like this for Max as a celebration breakfast “cake” on his birthday since the party and big cake are usually on a different day. But this year his birthday fell on the weekend and we ended up having his party on his actual birthday. So I left the idea… 

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Whole-Wheat Molasses Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips & Walnuts

Whole-Wheat Molasses Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips & Walnuts

This is definitely a lot different then your typical zucchini bread. The combination may sound a bit strange but I’m telling you, it really works. Max was nervous about trying it because zucchini is one of the few things that he truly dislikes. Thankfully he’s always game to at least give things a try as… 

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Instant Blueberry Banana Oatmeal with Pecans

Instant Blueberry Banana Oatmeal with Pecans

We’re still on the homemade instant oatmeal train. I find it’s quicker to make individual portions in the microwave then one pot on the stove and I like being able to make the kids portions first so they have a bit of time to cool down before we all dive in together. When the kids come bounding into… 

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Kids in the Kitchen: No-Fail Crepes for Mothers Day (video)

No-Fail Crepes

My husband doesn’t get to cook in the kitchen much. Give him a grill and a slab of meat and he’ll whip out one mean steak that’s perfectly charred and melt in your mouth tender. Since I love cooking so much, there aren’t many reasons for him to get in the actual kitchen on a… 

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