Pancakes and Toppings

Pancakes and Toppings

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! If I ever miss breakfast, you can be sure that it was not an idea of mine...and if I haven't eaten my breakfast within an hour of waking, I'm probably sick. : ) I make pancakes a lot and try my very best to add some nutrition to them. Topping #1 - Fruit I really like to heat up frozen blueberries for a yummy topping. Sliced bananas and strawberries is my second favorite. Topping #2 - Chia gel syrup I've been adding Chia gel to…Read more …

Honey Chocolate Chip Cookies (Yum!)

I've been trying to health-ify the family life and the madness has reached our cookies. I've always wanted to see how chocolate chip cookies would taste with honey so I tried it. Whoa, these are good! and they passed the husband test (the hard one), so I was very happy and thought I'd share the recipe with you. If you make these you'll have to let me know what you think. The dough was delicious, it had a wonderful fluffy/light texture. Ingredients: 1/2 c. honey (I used Organic Raw Honey) 1/2 c. butter…Read more …

Maple Turkey Breakfast Sausage

I think this is the first recipe I've shared on this blog...weird. I have to share this recipe because these are my FAVORITE and pretty EASY. Not as easy as frying up some pre-packaged pork sausage..but definitely healthier and easy for a "from scratch" recipe. Worth it?...I think YES! you'll have to let me know what you guys think. Ingredients: 2 lb Ground Turkey 1 tsp Ginger 3 tsp Salt 3 tsp Sage 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper 1 tsp Black Pepper 2 tbs Maple Syrup (these taste great without maple syprup too!) Mix…Read more …

Yummy Cake

I made this for our Easter dinner yesterday....it was yummy, super easy to make and looks so darn pretty. All I used was one box strawberry cake mix and one box lemon cake mix with two jars fluffy white frosting 2 9" round cake pans and some delicious fresh strawberries. I don't usually like baking too much because baked goods are my weakness and mortal enemy but I've been wanting to practice making pretty cakes because I want to start making my own cakes for birthdays and for a wedding shower I'm throwing…Read more …