Ever since I got back from our Maine vacation, I’ve been trying to get back onto the paleo/primal/real food bandwagon. It’s been one step forward, two steps back. I feel like I’m always on the go between PT appointments, my son’s band practices, and all the errands associated with back-to-school season, and I haven’t carved out the time to make the healthy meals that I need to stay on track. Oh, and did I mention that there’s a Chick-Fil-A right NEXT DOOR to
I grew up in southern Virginia, the home of grits and collards and sausage gravy, but my mom was from Maine. She didn’t grow up on grits and collards and sausage gravy, so she never prepared them in our home. It wasn’t until I was much older that I discovered these Southern culinary delights. Therefore, I feel that it is my responsibility to share these recipes in case you, too, are living a life devoid of such simple pleasures. I’ve already shared recipes for
Have you ever made a Breakfast Pizza? If not, I have a delicious and easy breakfast recipe idea for you. Hi! Colleen here today with one of my family’s favorite meals for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Everyone loves pizza… right? We all have our favorite flavor or topping, but this Asparagus, Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Pizza is about to become your new favorite. Breakfast pizzas are wonderful for a few reasons. First, they are easy… especially if you buy the pizza dough. Let’s talk
We all know that a nourishing breakfast is crucial to a healthy lifestyle, but I admit that I get tired of having eggs every morning. Since I’m trying not to eat grains, cereal and pancakes aren’t in my normal breakfast rotation, so having a variety of healthy breakfast smoothie recipes saves me from getting bored. I have to go easy on smoothies because they can contain a lot of sugar, but they’re a great way to get more nutrition into our diets.One of my personal favorites is
The other day I got it in my head to make lemon muffins for a friend who is going through chemotherapy treatments. She is having a hard time keeping up her appetite, and she loves lemon flavored anything. I thought that lemon muffins might make a nice breakfast for her. I set out to find a quick and easy lemon muffin recipe that I could make with the ingredients I had on hand. It’s amazing how many lemon muffin recipes
What’s cuter than food gifts in jars? Right? For my last recipe of 2014, we’re going out with a bang. Colleen created these tricked-out Hot Chocolate Pancakes! Yes, I said Hot Chocolate PANCAKES!! These pancakes make an amazing desert or a spectacular special occasion breakfast. The idea came to life with the help of Krusteaz Gluten-Free Buttermilk Pancake Mix. The cool thing is, you can layer the dry ingredients in a jar, tie it off with ribbon, and give
September is National Breakfast Month so I am slipping this post in just under the wire! This is the first of five recipes I will be creating in partnership with Krusteaz using their new gluten-free baking mixes, and you guys! These waffles are AMAZING. They asked me to create a recipe with the Krusteaz Gluten Free Buttermilk Pancake Mix that could be breakfast-for-dinner. I don’t know about you, but personally I love serving breakfast for dinner.