Maple Gingerbread Pancakes

What are you making for breakfast this holiday season? I have my eye on these Maple Gingerbread Pancakes because the recipe can easily be scaled up for a bigger family, they’re easy to make and are absolutely delicious! I went ahead and added a few nutritional powerhouse ingredients to the batter to make them a…

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Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

What does it mean to eat a balanced breakfast? In my book, I try to achieve balance by including protein, complex carbs and heart-healthy fats into one meal with an emphasis on food that are also packed with vitamins and minerals. In the case of today’s recipe, sweet potato breakfast hash, here is how it…

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Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Sometimes when I’m in a pinch I end up grabbing a breakfast sandwich or burrito on the way to work. Do some restaurants have healthy options for either of these? Absolutely, yes. But I do find that if I make my own, I not only save money, but I can amp up the nutrition. These…

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Almond Waffles with Berry Compote

Waffles! Did I specifically plan to post a pancake recipe followed by a waffle recipe? Why yes, I did! I love breakfast food and I’m guessing you do, too. Many traditional pancake and waffle recipes are made with refined white flour, which may taste awesome, but doesn’t provide us with much nutrition. That’s why I…

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Sweet Corn Pancakes

Have you ever made golden, delicious, savory and sweet pancakes? If not, now is the time! These sweet corn pancakes come highly recommended because they are ALL of those things. The pancake batter is a mix of whole grain flour, cornmeal, leavening agents (baking soda and powder), buttermilk, eggs and a tab of melted butter.…

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Summer Veggie Frittata

Zucchini and summer squash are starting to pop up in the garden, and like most summers, they tend to take over, providing me with more squash than I can handle. So, I’m always looking for new and fun ways to use the veggie. Which is how this Summer Veggie Frittata was born. There are several…

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Asparagus Bacon Quiche

Like most people, I am a huge fan of quiche. This easy make-at-home version has a customizable crust, a fluffy egg filling and can be made with pretty much any veggie you have on hand! Let’s start with the crust. Typically, quiche crust is made with flour, butter and salt. This is a bit of…

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Breakfast Tacos

I have a soft spot for breakfast food, and now that I’ve discovered how easy it is to make breakfast tacos at home, they’ve become a staple in my house. Not only are tacos… tacos, but I’ve figured out how to make them a healthful, balanced option for breakfast AND how to make the components…

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