Breakfasts

How to Make a Streusel Topping

Making a streusel topping

A Streusel Topping makes a wonderful addition to a muffin, a fruit crumble and many other desserts. Making one is simple to do with these  cooking tips and a food processor, and takes just seconds. Let’s make a Streusel Topping! Most streusel toppings are made of a mixture of three ingredients as a base – flour,…

Breakfast Casserole – Bacon Egg & Veggies

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Casserole

It’s time for a hearty Breakfast Casserole! I am all about easy recipes.  I don’t have a lot of time to cook but still want to make sure that I serve meals that are visually pleasing and taste good, even when they don’t take much time to make. The hearty Breakfast Casserole features eggs and bacon…

Buttermilk Corn Bread Muffins Recipe

buttermilk corn bread muffin

Try these buttermilk corn bread muffins to serve with your favorite home cooking recipe. To me, fall is the time for comfort food in all its glory. There is nothing quite like sitting down to a hearty meal when the temperatures dip and thoughts of winter are on the mind.  And what personifies comfort food better…

Banana Pumpkin Pie Spice Waffles

Banana Pumpkin Pie Spice Waffles

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelightfulMoments #CollectiveBias It’s time for some banana pumpkin pie spice waffles! These banana pumpkin pie spice waffles are the perfect start to pumpkin season! September is such a great month. For me, it is the start of the upcoming…

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

banana chocolate chip muffins

These banana chocolate chip muffins are a hearty and delicious quick breakfast. I am always looking for new recipes to try out that will make my hectic mornings go a little easier.  So, muffins are something that I like to make. They are quick to prepare, taste great and you can grab them and go!…

Bananas Foster Oatmeal Bowl

Bananas Foster Oatmeal

Start your morning with this tasty Bananas Foster Oatmeal Bowl.   One of my fondest memories of my mother was each morning during the potato harvest break in Maine.  All the school kids got a 3 week “vacation” from school, but most of us ended up spending it picking potatoes.  My mother used to make us…

Paleo Nutella Smoothie – Chocolate Hazelnut Delight

This Paleo "nutella" smoothie is rich, and creamy and full of fruit. It makes the perfect breakfast drink for Nutella day on February 8. tecipesjust4u.com

This Paleo Nutella Smoothie is a fabulous way to start your morning. February 5 is considered Nutella day. Are you a Nutella fan? I am and so is my whole family.  We love the chocolate hazel nut spread and use it in so many ways, from dessert to healthy snacks, to dipping right in with…

Strawberry Belgian Waffles

These strawberry Belgian waffles makes a wonderful choice for a weekend breakfast or brunch. They are light and fluffy with deep craters for the maple syrup. recipesjust4u.com

These strawberry Belgian waffles are perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch. One of my favorite things to order when we have breakfast out is a light and fluffy Belgian waffle. Surprisingly, though, I have never made them until today.  These strawberry Belgian waffles are my first attempt and they are easier than I ever…

Bacon and Veggie Breakfast Egg Muffins

Breakfast egg muffins make a quick breakfast on the go

These bacon and vegetable breakfast egg muffins are quick and easy to prepare. Do you want to give your family a healthy dose of protein and veggies in the morning but don’t have a lot of time to prepare breakfast?  Try making these tasty bacon and veggie breakfast egg muffins. They are super easy to…

Chocolate Chip Caramel Muffins

Chocolate chip caramel muffins with butterscotch pecan glaze recipesjust4u.com

Welcome in fall with these delicious chocolate chip caramel muffins. Fall is my favorite time of the year.  I love the cool weather, the changes of colors and all of the tastes and sights of the holidays that take place this time of the year. It seems that every time I open a cooking magazine,…

24 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

These 24 delicious pumpkin recipes will add lots of special tastes to your holiday table this year. recipesjust4u.com

Enjoy the Taste of the Season with These Delicious Pumpkin Recipes. From now through most of the fall, pumpkins are in season and are used for decorations, for carving and for eating in various ways.  You can, of course, use canned pumpkin, but why not try fresh pumpkin too?  It is rich and creamy always…

Gluten Free Muesli Banana Smoothie

Gluten free meusli banana smoothie

This gluten free muesli banana smoothie is a hearty breakfast in a glass. One of my favorite things about smoothies is that you can let your imagination go wild with them.   Whatever kind of taste you like – from apple pie to pumpkin fluff, you can whip it up in a smoothie form in just…

Stove-top Granola – Great Alternative to Store Bought

stovetop granola

Make Your Own Stovetop Granola. One of my favorite breakfast choices is granola.  I have tried just about every brand of it and generally like them all. But most store bought granolas have extra chemicals and I would rather not each processed food.  Making your own is a good choice if you feel this way…

Does Adding Cinnamon to your Diet have Health Benefits?

The pros and cons of adding cinnamon to your diet.

The Pros and Cons of Adding Cinnamon to your Diet Cinnamon does not just taste good on desserts. It  has long been touted as having many health benefits.  Many reports seem to suggest that adding it to your diet can have an overall good effect on your health. But before you reach for a bottle…

20 Ways to Use Ripe Bananas (or Their Peels!)

20 Uses for Ripe Bananas

Frugal Kitchen Tips: Ways to use Ripe Bananas (and Banana Peels!) Waste not, want not, as my grandmother used to say.  She would reach to the ground to pick up a penny!  While I am not quite that frugal, I do like to save money.  And nothing makes me more upset than throwing away food. …

10 Tips for Great Pancakes

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Follow these 10 tips to make Great Pancakes. Great Pancakes are not an accident. They take some smart cooking and a great starting recipe for a basic pancake. But, thankfully, there are a few tips that you can make to ensure success in the morning. Follow these 10 cooking tips to make great pancakes that…

Coconut Crusted French Toast

Coconut crusted French Toast

Breakfast in Style with Coconut Crusted French Toast For weeks, when my husband and I go out for breakfast on Sunday morning, I have been saying that I should make French Toast at home. It is a favorite of mine and I often order it at a restaurant.  Well, I finally got around to it…

20+ Easy Gluten Free recipes

20+ of my Favorite Gluten Free Recipes

Tempt Your Taste buds with these Gluten Free Recipes. Over the last few years, our awareness of some of the problems with foods which contain gluten has risen sharply.  Many readers, for health reasons, or sometimes to lose weight have tried to cut gluten from their diets.  This collection of Gluten free recipes should be…

40+ Delicious Peanut butter Recipes

Peanut butter is not just for sweets. See my round up of 30+ delicious peanut butter recipes.

30+ Delicious Peanut Butter Recipes. Peanut butter – ah yes.  If you have been a reader of my blog, you will know that I adore peanut butter.  If there is a way to use it in a recipe, I will try it.  Most work out splendidly, but others…well let’s not go there, okay?  This collection…

Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Peanut Butter Syrup

Peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes

This recipe is one that is not destined to be included in any healthy cooking cookbook but it might win you a “best mom” award!   The pancakes are loaded with chocolate chips and white chocolate chips and then coated in a chocolate sauce as well as a peanut butter sauce. The pancakes are more of…

Caramel Apple Buttermilk Muffins

Caramel Apple Buttermilk Muffins

Mmmm…your house will smell delightful when you prepare these delicious caramel apple buttermilk muffins.  They are like a caramel apple all done up muffin style! Fall and winter are the times when apples of all types are plentiful in the grocery stores (and other fruits not so much, or not so great tasting.)  Put them…

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Omelette

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Omelette from The Gardening Cook

Ingredients 1 egg 2 egg whites 1/4 cup of cream 1/2 tsp fresh oregano 1/2 tsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp cracked Black pepper 1/4 cup Havarti cheese – grated 1/2 cup of portabello mushrooms 1/4 medium onion 1/4 cup of spinach leaves 1 tbsp olive oil

Banana Nut Muffins with Streusel Topping

Banana Nut Muffins with Streusel topping

Printable recipe:  Banana Nut Muffin With Streusel Topping. When you are looking for an easy weekend breakfast, you can’t top these banana nut muffins with a streusel topping. They are BIG, delicious and full of flavor.  The topping is fairly light, so the heartiness of the banana and nuts comes through without being too sweet. …

Crustless Egg White Quiche with Vegetables

Crustless Egg White Quiche with Vegetables

Ingredients 8 egg whites (reserve yolks for baking later) ½ cup Whole Milk 1 clove Garlic, minced 1/4 cup diced onion Black Pepper, to taste 1 cup shredded Gruyere Cheese (about 4 oz.) 2 cups steamed Organic Baby Spinach, squeeze out excess moisture ½ cup Yellow Cherry Tomatoes, halved 4 pieces Roasted Red Peppers, sliced…

Banana Nut Breakfast Bars

Banana Nut Breakfast Bars

Printable Recipe:  Banana Nut Breakfast Bars I love banana nut muffins (or any kind of muffins for that matter.   This recipe for banana nut breakfast bars gives you the home made taste of banana muffins but in a tasty bar instead. The bars are incredibly easy to make.  Just combine the dry ingredients in one…

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Ingredients   1 egg 2 egg whites 1/4 cup of cream 1/2 tsp fresh oregano 1/2 tsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp cracked Black pepper 1/4 cup Havarti cheese – grated 1/2 cup of portabello mushrooms 1/4 medium onion 1/4 cup of spinach leaves 1 tbsp olive oil