Classic Granola

As a child of the 70s, I grew up with my mom's granola, sandwiches on her homemade wheat bread and trail mix...oh, and I can't forget "Little House on the Prairie" episodes, Evel Knievel stunt shows, and roller skates too. My mom still makes this classic granola. I've started making it too (with just a… Continue reading Classic Granola

Breakfasts · Sweet Treats

Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

The first time I made ice cream from frozen bananas, the kids could not believe what they were tasting. It was rich and creamy yet it was only made out of bananas. I told them we could have this for breakfast! What? Minds. Blown. And yes, we've had banana ice cream for breakfast. There are… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

Breakfasts · Sweet Treats

Blueberry Puff Pastries

I always have frozen berries for smoothies and a few packages of Puff Pastry on hand in my freezer because you just never know when you might need pastries! Here is a simple recipe for fruit pastries using blueberries, but almost any other frozen fruit filling should work great. Fruit filling variations (Substitute the following… Continue reading Blueberry Puff Pastries

Breakfasts · Muffins · Sweet Treats

Carrot Cake Cupcakes (vegan)

These are SO good! As I was pulling these out of the oven this afternoon, my son walked in from school and said "I'm smelling goodness!" We enjoy them un-frosted for breakfast, lunch, and after-exercise snacks or topped with a rich cream-cheese frosting for dessert. My husband's favorite cake is carrot cake, and he loves… Continue reading Carrot Cake Cupcakes (vegan)