Almond – Cardamom Cream Chia Pudding with Fresh Fruit

almond-cardamom-cream-chia-puddingI love having breakfast made and ready to go on weekday mornings when we are in a rush. Now that school is back in session it is even more important that I have a quick, healthy and easy breakfast option. My oldest takes forever to eat her breakfast Continue reading →

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Samoa Steel Cut Oats

Samoa Steel Cut Oatmeal
I hope that you are not tired of oatmeal yet. After seeing the above picture you are probably wondering if this is dessert or breakfast. It is a healthy version of one of my favorite girl scout cookies only in breakfast form. Continue reading →

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Baked Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble

Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble wih ice cream
Summer desserts in our house normally include ice cream and in season fruits….or s’mores! This dessert is so simple to prepare and it is low sugar so you can have leftovers with breakfast. Continue reading →

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Almond Milk Yogurt in the Instant Pot

Almond Milk Yogurt, Instant Pot
I love having a yogurt and fruit parfait for breakfast. However do not like the price of non dairy yogurt so of course I had to make my own. I was thrilled when my copy of¬†The Homemade Vegan Pantry¬†arrived last summer with an almond milk yogurt recipe. Continue reading →

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Bakery Style Rhubarb Muffins

Bakery-Style Rhubarb Muffins

My family loves muffins and the bigger the better. These muffins fit into that category they have a huge top and a very tender crumb. They remind me of a muffin that you would get at a bakery. Just not a bakery here, the ones that we can buy are quite dense and dry.

I have used a basic muffin recipe from cooks illustrated for years swapping out seasonal fruit. Springtime for me is slightly tart rhubarb; Continue reading →

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Double Blueberry Steel Cut Oats

Double Blueberry Steel cut Oats
I have several recipes for steel cut oats on here already but I still have SO many more to share! We eat it so often and I like to have variety. Blueberry oatmeal is a standard oatmeal that I make often. Continue reading →

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Chunky Banana Bread Granola

Chunky Banana Bread Granola

There is always a jar of granola in our house. I used to say that I had a favorite recipe ~ not any longer. I am always trying new granola recipes that come my way and with all of the cookbooks that I own I don’t have a shortage of new recipes to make. There are several that are always in the rotation Continue reading →

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Sweet and Tart Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Smoothie

Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie

This is one of my very favorite smoothies. I have not made it since I used all of my previously frozen rhubarb from last years garden. Now that I am harvesting fresh rhubarb this was quickly added into the smoothie rotation. Continue reading →

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Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote Pressure Cooking

Biscuits with mascarpone cheese and strawberry rhubarb compote can brighten any morning.

Spring not only brings warm weather that we are so looking forward to but it brings ramps, asparagus, wild morels and some of my favorites – rhubarb and strawberries! Over the weekend I was able to pick some rhubarb from my garden. I instantly knew that I wanted to make a compote to serve over Continue reading →

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Minty Green Gluttony Smoothie

Minty Green Gluttony SmoothieThis smoothie is so good, it reminds me of my favorite ice cream – mint chocolate chip. I keep saying that I will add cacao nibs to it the next time I make it, that time still has not arrived. It is so perfect as a mint smoothie that I have not added unnecessary chocolate. Yes there are times that chocolate is unnecessary. Continue reading →

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