Category: Breakfast

Apr 03

Chia Jam

My quest to find a healthier jam/jelly brought me to this chia jam recipe. My journey started in the grocery store, reading the label of each jar. It was rare to find one that didn’t have high fructose corn syrup in it! This stuff is everywhere. Onto the ones that used sugar or honey; better …

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Dec 05

Cherry and Almond Baked Oatmeal

Your family will love you even more when you serve warm bowls of this oatmeal before they go off to school or work, especially on these cooler mornings this time of year. I’ve prepared many oatmeal recipes and this one has become our favorite. Maple syrup, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla beans flavor the oatmeal, the …

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Jul 24

Coconut Pecan Chocolate Chip Granola

If you love coconut and chocolate you are going to love this granola. I find it hard to stop munching on it. Crunchy oats, toasted coconut and pecans and chocolate chips with a coating of coconut oil and honey. Yum! So simple, quick and delicious. Enjoy! 1/4 C. coconut oil 1/4 C. plus 2 Tbsp. …

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Jun 12

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Start your morning with a delicious bowl of warm oatmeal with chunks of apple, crunchy walnuts, and flavored with honey and cinnamon. Forget about those packets of oatmeal that have additives your body doesn’t need and take just a few minutes to prepare a bowl of oatmeal with fresh ingredients. It is so worth it! …

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Jun 02

Vanilla Almond Granola

Skip the store-bought granola, this is so easy to make and it’s delicious! This granola is sweet, crunchy, and bursting with vanilla and almond flavors. I like to eat mine with Greek yogurt for a healthy breakfast or snack. When you bake this your house will smell amazing! Enjoy! 2-1/2 C. old-fashioned rolled oats 3/4 …

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May 17

Coconut-Almond French Toast Casserole

Just baked this dish this morning and it was delicious! The next time you entertain special guests or serve a brunch this dish needs to be included. If you like, you could serve with maple syrup or whipped topping. Mini chocolate chips would also be a great garnish. We did not wait 1 hour for …

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Mar 25

Overnight Maple Oatmeal

Refrigerated overnight oatmeal is a great idea for a quick and nutritious breakfast that is ready when you get up. It’s also easy to take with you if you need to eat on the run. I wasn’t sure about eating oatmeal cold at first, but since trying it I make it regularly. Having breakfast ready …

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Jan 04

Coconut Almond Muffins

Coconut, almonds and chocolate chips are the key ingredients to these delicious muffins. Very easy to prepare, and only 20 minutes to bake. Be careful not to over bake as they will turn out a little tough. Enjoy! 1 C. all-purpose flour 1/2 C. sugar 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1 egg …

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Aug 12

Coconut Pancakes (with Coconut Syrup)

I was reading that in Thailand coconut pancakes are common street food. They are different from the pancakes we make here in the US; made from rice flour, thinner and sometimes served as a dessert. Since my husband loves anything made with coconut and loves pancakes, I decided to try some for breakfast. After many …

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Aug 08


I love watching the Chew on ABC, and this is Clinton Kelly’s favorite granola recipe. When I first made this I was surprised at how much my husband loved it. Great by itself, in yogurt, or add some to your cereal. This is a basic recipe that you can change-up the ingredients to your liking. …

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