Posts Tagged ‘breakfast’

Cheesy Sausage and Quinoa Balls

posted by Andrea | 02/14/2019 | 14 comments

In an attempt to use up some leftover cooked quinoa we had in the fridge, I combined ground sausage and the cooked quinoa together… and added a little cheese (because who doesn’t love cheese!) 

The results were FANTASTIC! 

Homemade Oatmeal: An Easy Way to Eat Whole Grains

posted by Andrea | 01/31/2019 | 44 comments

This “recipe” is so ridiculously simple… however, since my goal is to cook, bake, and consume whole grains every day this year, I couldn’t resist the chance to share one of the easiest ways I’ve found to eat more whole grains!

If you’re looking for a super simple, super frugal, hearty whole-grain breakfast, try your hand at homemade oatmeal.

Simple Vegetable Quiche {Gluten Free}

posted by Andrea | 10/24/2018 | 12 comments

Even though no one in our family is gluten-free or low-carb, this veggie quiche fits the bill for both. The veggies serve as somewhat of a crust, and the tomatoes on top add a fantastic pop of color!

If you’re looking for a really yummy way to incorporate lots of veggies into your breakfast, give this Vegetable Quiche a try!

Homemade Yogurt Parfaits With Yummy Fruit Compote

posted by Andrea | 04/18/2018 | 21 comments

One of my most favorite snacks is making homemade yogurt parfaits with a delicious fruit compote (similar to jam but without all the sugar!)

If you’re looking for a tasty treat to add to your breakfast, snack, or dessert rotation, give these yogurt parfaits a try!

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

posted by Andrea | 03/6/2018 | 14 comments

If you’re looking for a really delicious twist to traditional oatmeal, this cinnamon roll oatmeal recipe is for you!

You can make it overnight if you want, but if you turn your slow cooker on high, you can have it ready to go in just over an hour!

I Made My Pancakes Healthier… and No One Noticed!

posted by Andrea | 01/16/2018 | 42 comments

5 years ago, I shared my recipe for our family’s most favorite pancakes… and since then, I’ve made this recipe hundreds and hundreds of times.

My original recipe isn’t necessarily “unhealthy”; however, last year, I decided to try “healthifying” my pancake recipe just a little tiny bit… hoping no one would notice (and they didn’t)! I’m sharing the 3 little tweaks I made in today’s post!!

Our Favorite, Easy HOT Breakfasts

posted by Andrea | 06/19/2017 | 22 comments

Last month, I shared our favorite EASY at-home lunch ideas, in preparation for all the kiddos being home from school this summer. Soon after I published that post, I started getting requests to share our favorite (easy) at-home breakfasts… so that is what’s on today’s agenda.

I’m specifically sharing several of our favorite HOT breakfast ideas!

Light and Fluffy Waffles

posted by Andrea | 03/22/2017 | 10 comments

A few months ago, I shared our favorite make-ahead waffle mix recipe. The recipe makes very dense, thick, filling, and delicious waffles.

However, if you’re looking for light, fluffy, crispy waffles, I’m sharing THAT simple recipe today!

Protein Packed, Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

posted by Andrea | 10/12/2016 | 18 comments

If you’re looking for a really delicious, super easy, one-bowl muffin recipe that is also very high protein, very filling, and a fantastic way to use up overripe bananas… this recipe should work for you!

My family LOVES these double-chocolate banana muffins… I love that they are easy to make and full of protein to keep my kiddos full longer!

A Simple Secret for Super Scrambled Eggs

posted by Andrea | 10/5/2016 | 33 comments

We love scrambled eggs for almost any meal in our house — and I have a simple “secret” to make super delicious scrambled eggs with extra protein, extra calcium, and extra vitamins!

If you like scrambled eggs, you’ll definitely want to read this post!

Make-Ahead Belgian Waffle Mix

posted by Andrea | 08/24/2016 | 22 comments

Over the past 5-6 years, I have thought about sharing my extremely simple Belgian waffle recipe countless times; but for whatever reason, I always decided to share a different recipe… until today!

If you’re looking for a super simple, make-ahead breakfast recipe, give this one a try!

Baked Puff Pancakes

posted by Andrea | 11/17/2015 | 26 comments

As much as I’d love our children to be satisfied with cereal and milk for breakfast, I just can’t get them to eat it. Instead, they request daily hot breakfasts.

Thankfully, I have an arsenal of hot breakfast recipes, like these fabulously simple Baked Puff Pancakes, that can bake while I get everyone ready for the day!

Mini Breakfast Pies

posted by Andrea | 10/21/2015 | 10 comments

These mini breakfast pies are a quick, filling, protein-packed meal that would work any time of the day (in my opinion).

You can customize the ingredients to fit your family’s tastebuds and I’m certain you could easily make a double batch for a larger group… or just for more leftovers the next day!

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

posted by Andrea | 07/23/2015 | 20 comments

After numerous cinnamon roll conversations with Dave’s mom, searching the internet for various different recipes and tips, and lots of trial and error, I feel like I’m finally starting to find my groove when it comes to making homemade cinnamon rolls.

Today I’m sharing my super simple recipe that starts with a loaf of frozen bread dough, uses ingredients you most likely already have on hand, and tastes pretty darn good!

Rhubarb Muffins with Cinnamon Sugar Topping

posted by Andrea | 05/28/2015 | 6 comments

I’ve been on a muffin-making kick lately — so when I realized my rhubarb plant had plenty of rhubarb for muffins, I flipped through my files and found my rhubarb muffin recipe.

If you’re looking for a quick and simple recipe to use up some rhubarb, give this one a try!

Fool-Proof Hard ‘Boiled’ Eggs… in the Oven!

posted by Andrea | 03/18/2015 | 38 comments

I eat a MASSIVE amount of hard boiled eggs — but I don’t actually “boil” them.

This fool-proof oven-baked method is so simple, I can honestly say that I don’t think I’ll ever actually BOIL a hard boiled egg again!

French Toast Sticks

posted by Andrea | 02/24/2015 | 16 comments

I shared a picture of these French Toast Sticks on Facebook a couple weeks ago and immediately started getting questions about what they were, how I made them, if there was a recipe, etc. etc.

I honestly didn’t think French Toast Sticks would have been such a conversation topic, but since they are SO quick, simple, and easy, I figured it would be a good recipe to share here on the blog!

Blueberry Buckle

posted by Andrea | 07/1/2014 | 18 comments

Every time July rolls around, I immediately start thinking about blueberries and all the delicious ways I can incorporate them into our breakfasts, snacks, and desserts.

Today I’m sharing one of my favorite blueberry recipes… perfect for this time of year!