Gotta Crunch?!

PUMPKIN-CRUNCH GRANOLA When I get to eat a sweet and satisfy a crunch with good-for-me complex carbs – that’s a good day!  This mix is everything you love a granola to be.  Slightly sweet, spicy, nutty, crunchy, nice-sized chunks, and lots of oats.   Oh, and it makes your house smell like Pumpkin Pie.  There’s…

Ricotta-apple pancakes…just right for a lazy day breakfast

RICOTTA APPLE PANCAKES These little wonders are light and fluffy. They actually hold together like pancakes should! I’ve only used apples, but zucchini would work well, too.   Change up the spices or add some different extracts… ~~~~     3 eggs, separated 1 whole egg 1 cup part skin ricotta 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla 1/4…

Nuttier than…well…just about anything!

NUTTY GRANOLA The combinations are absolutely endless with this recipe.  Subtract anything you don’t care for or add anything else that you love. I’ve used it as a topping on fruit crisp, sprinkled it into yogurt or a trifle, made it into trail mix with sugar free candies and dried, unsweetened fruits. This also gives…

Hello, morning!

PLUM CLAFOUTIS Silk pajamas, gauzy curtains, a sweet morning breeze through the window…a sleeping kitty, a captivating book, a cup of coffee laced with cream – and a gorgeous Clafouti studded with ruby jewels…sigh… I’m not sure if it’s supposed to be a dessert, but I like it for breakfast. With a little warm cream…

There are no words. Wait…yes, there is. YUM with a capital YUM!

ONION CUSTARDS There aren’t many things that smell better than sweet onions simmering in butter!  Slowly coaxing them into a golden brown color  makes them so, so good! I used Montery Jack cheese in these, only because I wanted them NOW, and didn’t have Swiss, which is what I really planned on using.  They were…

Garden Fresh!

GARDEN VEGETABLE QUICHE Full of protein and whichever vegetables you would like…this is perfect for any meal. Serve with sausages and some whole wheat toast for your family. ~~~~     Vegetable cooking spray 1/4 cup minced onion 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper 1 medium zucchini, shredded (about 1 1/2 cups), squeezed dry 1/2…

Here’s a delicious new brunch idea…and it’s pretty, too!

CHEESY EGG BAKE I just love this dish!  It’s very soft and fluffy – eggy, cheesy, light.  You could add any seasonings you had on hand – even some cooked broccoli, green peppers, cooked sausage. A fragrant freshly baked coffee cake and a fruit salad and brunch is done! I’ve made it for supper, served…

No way. Cottage cheese in PANCAKES?! Yes! WAY!

OATMEAL-COTTAGE CHEESE PANCAKES These are wonderful! Full of good for you carbs and protein they are super for a quick breakfast or late supper. With a little peanut butter smeared on and topped with yogurt, maybe cinnamon-Splenda sprinkled over and rolled up – any way you eat them you’ll never want to be without a…

Lazy Sunday breakfast…lower carb pancakes

BANANA-CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES These are sweet little treats for a lazy Sunday morning.  Add to this scrambled eggs and some turkey breakfast sausages and even the kids will be thrilled! Make a double or triple batch – they freeze great! ~~~~   1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup almond flour 1 tablespoon Splenda 1 teaspoon baking…