One of my new favorite quick breakfasts! If you don’t like cottage cheese’s texture, you can whir this in the blender, but frankly, that’s more dishes to wash. Ingredients: 1/2 cup cottage cheese 1/2 ripe banana 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Directions: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mash with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Possibly my favorite breakfast ever is a good eggs benedict, or really anything smothered in real hollandaise sauce. I’d always assumed it was beyond my skillset to make myself however, and many of the recipes I came across for it made a large batch that would be difficult for a small family like mine to […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
This is my favorite recipe to use for biscuits and gravy. Of course I make some adjustments. Such as, I use sage breakfast sausage from Proper British Bacon and while its browning I add a “glob” of maple syrup. My family gets excited just at the thought of my biscuits and gravy! I also […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This great recipe comes from the amazing Dorie Greenspan and her cookbook Around My French Table. Once you make it once, you’ll figure out how to easily swap out the ingredients with whatever you have and whatever you like. Ingredients: About 3 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound starchy potatoes (such as Idaho/russet […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My favorite part of Thanksgiving has to be the pie, and I make a lot of pies for the occasion. Invariably, I have quite a bit of scrap crust dough leftover. I also tend to make a few custards and homemade eggnog, which requires a lot of egg yolks, so what to do with all […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to Jennifer and Amanda from our Facebook community for recommending this delicious coffee cake recipe from Peas and Thank You! Apple Spice Coffee Cake For the Cake 1/2 c. non-dairy milk 3/4 c. unsweetened applesauce 1/4 c. canola or coconut oil 1 t. vanilla extract 1/2 c. organic brown sugar 1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our family loves eggs. They are an incredibly nutritious whole food, especially when they come from chickens on pasture (or in our case, free ranged on “lawn and garden”!) We love eggs so much that we’ve raised a baker’s dozen of chickens so far and have a handful currently laying. So when I find a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A fabulous way to use up leftover oatmeal. Thanks, Laura! Oatcakes Ingredients: 1-1 ½ cups Leftover Cooked Oat Porridge 1-2 Pastured Eggs, beaten Directions: Beat egg and mix with leftover oat porridge in a medium bowl, until you have a nice batter. Bring cast iron skillet or griddle to medium heat and coat with pastured butter or coconut oil, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Baked Oatmeal #2 Ingredients: 3 cups Oats ¾ cup Brown Sugar Or Molasses ½ cup Butter 2 Eggs 2 cups Milk 2 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Salt Directions: The night before, mix all ingredients together and pour into 13 x 9 inch buttered pan. In the morning remove pan from refrigerator and place directly into cold oven. Turn oven on to 375 degrees, so that dish […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Oat Porridge (Or Gluten-Free Amaranth Porridge–Just Cook Longer!) Ingredients: 1 cup Rolled Oats, organic 1 cup Warm Water 2 Tbsp Whey, plain organic yogurt, cultured organic buttermilk, kefir, lemon juice or apple cider vinegar Directions: Mix all together and let sit on the counter 12-24 hours (or more!) I suggest 24 hours or more for infants and children. Remember, this is a pre-digestion […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Overnight No-Bake Summer Oatmeal Ingredients: 1 ½ cups Rolled Oats 1 cup Milk Of Choice (May Substitute Orange Juice) 1 cup Plain Yogurt 1 cup Fresh Seasonal Fruits (Apples, berries, or tropical fruits) ⅓ cup Raisins Or Chopped Dried Fruit ¼ cup Chopped Nuts Of Choice ¼ tsp Ground Cinnamon, or to taste Pinch Sea Salt Directions: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well. Cover and chill overnight.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Baked Oatmeal With Dried Cranberries & Apricots from Nourished Kitchen Ingredients: 1 pound Steel Cut Oats 1 cup Walnuts, or other nuts (see sources) 2 Tbsp Yogurt, kefir, whey or buttermilk (see sources), for soaking dash Unrefined Sea Salt 6 Pastured Eggs 2 cups Whole, fresh milk (see sources) Up To ¼ Cup Maple Syrup (Optional) ½ cup Raisins Or Dried Cranberries ½ cup Dried Unsulfured Apricots, diced 2 Tbsp Cinnamon ¼ cup Coconut Oil, plus extra […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Brain Berry Muesli from Dr. Amen Ingredients: ½ cup Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats (Do Not Use Instant Oats) 1 cup Water 1 Tbsp Cranberry Juice, unsweetened 2 Tsps Honey (May Substitute Half With A Few Drops Of Stevie, I personally don’t care for Stevia) 1 Tbsp Raw Almonds, chopped 2 Tbsps Dried Cranberries 1 Tbsp Wheat Germ ½ tsp Vanilla 1 large Apple, grated 1 Banana¼ cup Fresh Blueberries ½ cup Almond Milk, unsweetened (I use coconut milk yogurt instead of almond […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For Sarah. Good luck kicking the boxed cereal habit. 🙂 A coworker left copies of this in the kitchenette at work. It’s from the book Super Natural Every Day by Heidi Swanson. 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup walnut pieces, toasted and chopped 1/3 cup natural cane sugar or maple syrup, plus more for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I was craving an egg McMuffin (yes, I know it’s bad for me) and came up with this unusual alternative. A different way to serve cauliflower. No Carb Breakfast Sandwich Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower 2 slices bacon 2 eggs 1 slice swiss cheese Directions: 1. Trim leaves off head and slice stem off, level with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Best Quiche Eva! It’s my favorite, anyway. I’ve made a lot of quiches with a lot of combinations. I’ve also tried more traditional ones, like Quiche Lorraine. I love quiche, but I always walk away feeling like I just ate a stick of butter…all that cream, bacon, rich pie crust and cheese. This quiche […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Jennifer from our Facebook community shared this waffle recipe from 100 Days of Real Food. Whole Wheat Waffles Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1 ¾ cups milk (everything from skim milk to thick buttermilk should work) ¼ cup oil (try coconut oil) 1 tablespoon honey ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you have ever wondered what the big deal about sourdough bread is, or questioned how and why you should soak your grains (no? that’s fine too!), this post is for you. This is also for those of you who are celiac or may be thinking about going gluten free after noticing bloating or other […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
The name for this recipe does not reflect a state of dress (that’s up to you!), but rather that these are good enough to eat without any sugary toppings, making them a healthy, delicious choice for not only breakfast, but also for snacking, even on the go. They are incredibly moist on the inside, with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.