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Category Archive: Breakfast

Homemade Granola as Easy as 1-2-3 (plus Tasty Tuesdays)

Homemade Granola is so easy to make and once you know the basic ratios you can custom make your own blends. Eat it with milk or use it to top yogurt or desserts.

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Mutant Muffins: Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Spinach #CIC

Every  month the Crazy Ingredient Challenge Bloggers choose two ingredients that may not normally be paired together and make a recipe from them. This month we chose Spinach and Blueberries. I could have gone with a salad or a smoothie, but I like to push the envelope a bit with the CIC. So, I came …

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Kids Can Cook: Nate the Great’s Pancakes plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

I have the perfect recipe for junior detectives: Nate the Great’s Pancakes. The very same pancakes made by Nate the Great during the solving of all his mysteries.   Today I am posting a two for one Nate the Great fest. Over on Munofore I have a bunch of fun activities for aspiring young detectives. …

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Yeasted Waffles (Raised Waffles) plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Have you ever heard of Yeasted Waffles? Sometimes they are called Raised Waffles or Overnight Waffles. They are crispy on the outside and so fluffly and airy on the inside you might not go back to baking soda waffles again. I was looking for another recipe when I stumbled on this one in my Cook’s …

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24 Favorite Easter Recipes Round Up

Easter is nearly here and that means it is time to start thinking about your menu. The Easter weekend gives us plenty of opportunities for feasting whether it’s appetizers before the big Easter Sunday meal or family brunches during the weekend. Several bloggers have gotten together to bring you our Favorite Easter Recipes. From delicious …

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Double Chocolate Muffins with Beets plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

I wanted to make muffins for the family of a friend undergoing surgery. I thought they would be a great quick and easy breakfast for the kids (and husband) while she was laid up. Of course they had to be chocolate, so to add a bit more nutrition and moisture and color, I added …   …

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Rich and Decadent Cream Cheese Filled King Cake for Mardi Gras

Cream Cheese Filled King Cake – Celebrate Mardi Gras with this rich version of the classic New Orleans cake with a sweetened cream cheese filling. cajun food, creole food

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Crepes for La Chandeleur (Crepe Day)

In case you still need some good luck this year, may I suggest making some Crepes on February 2 with a piece of gold in hand for La Chandeleur, aka Crepe Day, aka Candlemas. February 2nd is a celebration of the presentation of the child Jesus in the Christian faith. It is celebrated differently in …

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Honeyed Chickpea Blondie Bites – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

It is time for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge, that wonderful day every month when a group of bloggers gets together with two ingredients not normally paired together and each attempts to make a recipe with them. The ingredients we voted in this month were garbanzo beans (chickpeas) and honey. Now there’s a challenge! I came …

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Sourdough Waffles (or Pancakes) and Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

I recently took my sourdough starter out of hibernation to share with a friend. When I directed her to the recipes I have up on the site I realized I was missing one of the most basic: Sourdough Waffles and/or Sourdough Pancakes. Oh, twist my arm to have to make some to take photos. No …

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Holiday Recipes Trending Now (Tasty Tuesdays on Break)

Barilla 4 layer lasagna recipe

The Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party is on break this week so your hosts can enjoy the week with their families. We will be back on December 29th with more great recipes and links to share. Hope to see you then! In the meantime, here are a few of our recipes that are …

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Sourdough Cranberry Cinnamon Rolls and Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

The Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party is growing by leaps and bounds lately and I have to say THANK YOU! Both to my co-hosts and most importantly the bloggers that come and link up and share the love every week. Before we get to the party this week I need to share this recipe. Since I …

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Egg Recipes for World Egg Day

October 9 is World Egg Day, one of those crazy made up Food Holidays to talk about all things eggs. I love days like this because it gives me something easy to post about. And what can be easier than egg recipes? We use eggs in a variety of ways from binding my meatloaf/meatballs to …

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Sourdough Crepes plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

I haven’t been that thrilled with some of the photography on my earlier posts, so I am doing some “Fall cleaning” and recreating recipes with better photos, such as these Sourdough Crepes. Depending on your perspective these are “tangy” crepes, or really thin sourdough pancakes. Either way they are a favorite in our house. We …

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Red Eye Gravy plus other Coffee Recipes (and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up Party)

Happy National Coffee Day, America!!! Caff-eine Caff-eine Caff-eine YEAH! Perhaps I might have had a little too much before writing this post. But it was only one cup… I am a coffee drinker. Home brewed usually, or at a local coffee shop with friends (I’m too cheap for THE coffee place). Usually just one cup in the …

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs are amazingly versatile and can be adapted to fit a variety of tastes. The eggs in these photos were made with some tarragon mustard Ma’am had given me a gift. And they were AMAZING! This is a basic recipe that can be altered to your taste or what is on hand in the …

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Mel’s Mango Banana Bread plus Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

Did you miss me? I apologize to anyone that tried to link up for Tasty Tuesdays last week and found me missing. I was offline for a week do to a web hosting transfer gone horribly BAD! Luckily a friend bailed me out and finally found the technical issues. As a payment for his kindness …

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15 Sweet Treats Made with Zucchini

While garden-sitting for my neighbors while they were on vacation, I spied this beauty hiding under a leaf. Why do zucchinis do that?! One day nothing and the next day you have a green prickly billy club! Knowing it would be baseball bat size by the time she got home, I picked it. I will give …

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Kids Can Bake: Berry Shortcake plus Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

I am so excited to be back co-hosting the Tasty Tuesdays link up this month. It is always one of my favorite places to party because every link gets pinned! Be sure to scroll past the recipe to check it out. But first I have to tell you about what happened last week. Early one …

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Lighter Green Tomato Bread

Here’s a delicious use for those tomatoes that fall off the vine or are still green at the end of the growing season, in a revised healthier version of a recipe posted a few years ago: Lighter Green Tomato Bread. You might also like these posts #Choctoberfest 2016: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Brea… Cheddar Beer Bread …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.