Fresh Strawberry Vanilla Pancakes

These are so incredibly delicious they shouldn’t even be called pancakes. They deserve a fancy French dessert name that makes it sound like they took 8 hours to make.  Fortunately, you can whip them up in only a few minutes and their vanilla- cinnamon-berry perfection will make even an ordinary Monday taste like a special occasion.  Your kids will love them! Continue reading

April Fool’s Day Breakfast

For April Fool’s Day this year I decided to make my kids a breakfast they would LOVE – ice cream sundaes and cookies!  The trick?  The “ice cream” was actually from my Dessert Bullet (the most wonderful kitchen tool and deserving of a post all it’s own), which means it was really just frozen fruit.  I added some strawberry sauce, crushed nuts and unsweetened coconut and it looked just like a “real” sundae!  The cookies were actually Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies which were such a hit even my husband said he now likes them better than the chocolate chip cookies.

If you ever have trouble getting your kids to the table for breakfast, I highly recommend serving this!  I’ve never seen them come running to eat as quickly as this!

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Delicious (Easy!) Blueberry Muffins

muffin pic.resizeI made these last night thinking we’d have them for the weekend, and there are only 3 left!  They are deeelicious — you may want to make a double batch!  Also, you can add anything you like to them it doesn’t have to be blueberries.  I’ve used strawberries before and I think smashed bananas, raisins or nuts would be good too.

Delicious (Easy!) Blueberry Muffins
Author: Carrie
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Serves: 12 muffins
Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 cup blueberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Line cupcake pan with paper liners.
  3. In a large bowl combine first three ingredients.
  4. In a medium bowl stir egg, milk, butter and honey together.
  5. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  6. Gently fold in the blueberries (or whatever fruit/nut you want).
  7. Pour evenly into 12 muffin cups.
  8. Bake for 16 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

 

Recipe: Whole Wheat Pancakes

pancakesI woke up this morning craving pancakes.  I think I’m already missing the lazy mornings of last week’s vacation.  Fortunately, these pancakes are so quick and easy to whip up they can be served for breakfast during the school week –and in my house that means super easy because school day mornings are the craziest time of day.

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