Archives: Breakfast

Berry Best Muffins

August 9, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Berry Best Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes.

I made these delicious citrusy, berry-studded muffins last week for a gathering. They were easy to make, moist and a perfect way to highlight summer’s freshest berries. These muffins are best the day they’re made…but are still tasty the second day. I used blueberries and raspberries, and lemon zest and orange zest for both the • Read More »

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One-Eye Jacks

May 18, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on One-Eye Jacks | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Kid-friendly, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Snack.

I love fried eggs, scrambled eggs, hard-boiled eggs…just about any kind of eggs. I saw this recipe for One-Eyed Jacks in one of my Foster’s Market cookbooks and thought it would be a fun way to eat eggs and toast. They’re great for breakfast and as a snack. Depending on heat setting and what your pan • Read More »

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Mother’s Crunchy French Toast

May 7, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Mother’s Crunchy French Toast | Filed in: Bread, Breakfast, Comfort Food, Holidays, Recipes.

This recipe for Mother’s Crunchy French Toast is, without a doubt, the best French toast I’ve ever made. Period. I’ve also ordered it at the source, Mother’s Bistro in downtown Portland, and this recipe produces a restaurant-worthy breakfast dish! It’s easy, extremely delicious and would make a great start to the day for mom (or anyone else for that matter!). Because • Read More »

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Devil’s Mess…a heavenly scramble

March 5, 2011 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

I love scrambles! When I’m not ordering pancakes at a breakfast place, I’ll go with an egg dish like a scramble. This particular recipe has some of my favorite ingredients: spicy Andouille sausage, mushrooms, spinach, onions and, of course, eggs. And while I don’t think the devil should get any credit for something good, this dish gets its • Read More »

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Everyday Granola

February 28, 2011 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Recipes, Snack.

If you’re a granola lover like I am then you know that it can be a spendy item to buy on a regular basis. That’s the beauty of making your own granola…it’s super easy to whip up a batch of it and you get a lot more granola for a lot less money.   This recipe is a great one to play • Read More »

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Banana Oatbran Muffins

February 19, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Banana Oatbran Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Recipes.

Looking for a good banana muffin that tastes great and is healthy, too? Give this recipe a whirl. My kids loved them…so did I! The struesel topping elevates them from plain ol’ banana muffin to something special. I didn’t have plain yogurt for the recipe so I used 1/4 cup sour cream and 1/4 cup buttermilk. The • Read More »

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Cream Cheese Apple Cake

February 1, 2011 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Dessert, Recipes.

Everyone needs an apple cake in their baking repertoire, and this recipe is excellent! The cake is super moist, velvety, slightly tangy from the cream cheese, and loaded with apples…YUMM! The recipe calls for a 12-cup Bundt pan. My Bundt pan doesn’t say how many cups it holds but rather gives the size (9 3/4″ x 3 • Read More »

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Layered Fruit Smoothie

January 23, 2011 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Beverages, Breakfast, Recipes.

Although the weather here in Portland is cold and drizzly, I’m not letting that stop me from dreaming about sandy beaches, warm breezes, palm trees, and fruity drinks. This Layered Fruit Smoothie is a perfect example of that: a lime-kissed mango smoothie topped off with a layer of refreshing strawberry smoothie. It’s a healthy, fun and creative way • Read More »

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Tortillas with Eggs

October 22, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Southwestern, Vegetarian.

My mom has me hooked on the combination of scrambled eggs with green chilies! Sometimes I crave it, which is what led me to this recipe for Tortillas with Eggs. It’s a great breakfast or brunch dish and can easily be doubled or tripled to feed more people. You can also get creative and add other ingredients • Read More »

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Applesauce Spice Muffins

September 30, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Applesauce Spice Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Snack.

These moist, spice-flavored muffins are a cinch to whip up and make a nice breakfast treat or after-school snack. I love the muffin’s light nutmeg flavor and simple, old-fashioned goodness. Yumm! I didn’t have fresh nutmeg so I used regular ol’ jarred ground nutmeg. Enjoy! Applesauce Spice Muffins -recipe from Gourmet Magazine, November 2003 Yield: Makes 12 muffins • Read More »

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