Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal Recipe – Delicious and Packed with Protein!

Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal Recipe – Delicious and Packed with Protein!

How good does Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal sound? A perfect breakfast for those cool mornings headed our way. Just imagine holding on to that warm bowl of creamy oatmeal and the comforting, rich scent of cinnamon plus with the burst of brightness from the blueberries and the extra crunch of nutty pecans. Mixing in quinoa with the oatmeal only changes the texture a bit so even the pickiest of eaters … Continue Reading →
Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash with Poached Eggs Recipe

Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash with Poached Eggs Recipe

I seem to be a bit infatuated with different types of hash these days. Not the canned corned beef hash, that Hubby loves, but real homemade hash of different types. Tonight I tried to make something new, a sweet potato and chorizo hash, served with poached eggs. Before today I had never used chorizo in a recipe, but I see it all the time on cooking shows and I thought … Continue Reading →
Smoked Beef Brisket Hash and Eggs

Smoked Beef Brisket Hash and Eggs

On Labor Day Hubby smoked a beef brisket. Oh my, it was so delicious! The brisket has that beefiness that we all love and a healthy dose of smoke that makes it even better. Brisket is usually a pretty large cut of meat though which means we had plenty of leftovers. I tried to come up with some creative uses for the leftovers during the week and this Smoked Beef … Continue Reading →
Pancakes and Sausage on a Stick – Perfect On the Go Breakfast for Back to School AND GIVEAWAY

Pancakes and Sausage on a Stick – Perfect On the Go Breakfast for Back to School AND GIVEAWAY

School is starting back already, or very soon, for kids around here. Even though my son is out of school now I remember those crazy mornings, especially the first few weeks of back to school season. T was not a morning person in the slightest. Breakfast is so important for the kids though to get them recharged for the day. I was perpetually on the lookout for meals we could … Continue Reading →
Homemade Breakfast Burritos – Quick Freezer to Microwave Meal

Homemade Breakfast Burritos – Quick Freezer to Microwave Meal

Hubby likes to eat breakfast, but not when he first wakes up. He prefers to get to work and relax a few minutes with something to eat and a cup of coffee before the work day starts. Instead of him stopping at fast food places to buy breakfast I decided to try making some homemade breakfast burritos. These are meant to make ahead, freeze, and then take out one by … Continue Reading →
Stuffed Maple Bourbon French Toast and Maple and Boubon Bacon Recipes

Stuffed Maple Bourbon French Toast and Maple and Boubon Bacon Recipes

  Normally on Friday’s I share cocktail recipes with you but this week I thought I would share some boozy brunch recipes instead. Both of these recipes use bourbon in them and would be perfect for a Sunday brunch I think. Thanks to Rave Review Culinary Spirits and OccasionalChef.net for sharing these recipes! Stuffed Maple Bourbon French Toast   15 slices of hearty bread, crusts trimmed, cubed 2 8-oz. pkgs. … Continue Reading →
Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme Cereal Giveaway and Review

Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme Cereal Giveaway and Review

If you have read my blog for a while you know my family loves cereal. While I do not eat as much of it any longer because of my diet, I do still like a portion controlled size every once in a while and this new Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Crème cereal (Disclosure: The information and prize pack have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark. Opinions are my own as … Continue Reading →
Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch Cereal Review

Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch Cereal Review

We are a breakfast cereal family for sure so I was happy to have Post send us a box of the new Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch cereal to try out (DISCLOSURE – I was provided the cereal and am being compensated for sharing my thoughts and opinions by Mom It Forward on behalf of Honey Bunches of Oats). When I first heard the name of the cereal … Continue Reading →
Better For Your Cereals That Still Taste Good

Better For Your Cereals That Still Taste Good

I was raised in a cereal family and have a cereal family of my own now. That means we eat a lot of breakfast cereal and not just for breakfast! Cereal is often a snack food and yes, sometimes, even a dinner food on really hectic days. Just like with other things though we are learning that we need to improve on some classics to make it easier to include … Continue Reading →
Six Ways to Make Mornings Easier (plus giveaway)

Six Ways to Make Mornings Easier (plus giveaway)

I think everyone is back in school at this point. Things may be in full swing for you or still just warming up. For my son the school year is very different this year because of a program he is in, but in years past it has been more like what most families have. Having a routine in place really made both of our mornings so much easier and even … Continue Reading →