Crepes With Strawberries And Bananas

You don’t need a special occasion to eat this beautiful meal. I believe that every meal is a special occasion and should be treated so. Make your place setting pretty and inviting. Use cloth napkins, your good tableware, maybe even some flowers or candles on the table. And who says you need anyone else there…

Irish Oatmeal

If you can boil water, you can make this healthy and nutritious breakfast, Irish Oatmeal, It takes less than 4 minutes and is good for your body. It is a natural, whole grain and it is also a good source of fiber. I purchased the name brand “McCann’s”, the quick cooking rolled oats. I stay…

Grapefruit Sprinkled With Organic Coconut Palm Sugar

Grapefruit and organic coconut palm sugar, what a great naturally sweet treat anytime of the day! Grapefruits are very low in calories, about 104 for a whole red fruit but it is packed with vitamin C, fiber and anti-oxidants. Plus, it helps to curb your appetite a bit. It’s taste can be anywhere from a…

Protein Smoothie

Making a protein smoothie for breakfast is a pleasant treat and a great alternative to eggs or any other breakfast food.  It’s a great breakfast to take on the go when you don’t have time to fuss in the kitchen or when you would just  rather  drink your breakfast. You can be very creative in…

Banana Walnut Bread

Whenever I have bananas that have become too ripe I decide that it’s a good time to put them to use and make a tasty #Banana #Walnut #bread. Banana bread is a great treat to make and give to your friends or just to make and have for yourself at home. You can slice it…

Croissant With Egg

Today is Valentines Day, a day for love. So I decided to treat myself to a lovely, festive breakfast, an over easy egg, sitting on spinach, topped with some Gruyere melted cheese, all nestled beautifully inside a buttery croissant! Happy Valentines Day to me! To continue the celebration of my day, I will now go…

Avocado Hollandaise Sauce over Poached Eggs and Prosciutto

This is such a beautiful and flavorful alternative to the common “egg” Hollandaise sauce that we are used to. It is very creamy and just tangy enough but a bit healthier than the egg version. The avocado provides the “healthy fat” that gives this sauce its’ creamy texture and taste. Yes, it contains monounsaturated fat that…

Yogurt Berry Granola Parfait

A yummy treat that is packed with calcium, vitamin D, antioxidants and tastes delicious and creamy! This is a quick and easy breakfast or anytime snack to prepare. Just take 6 ounces of Greek yogurt, 1 cup of berries and 1/4 cup of granola. Layer it in a glass cup  to create a beautiful presentation….

Challah French Toast with Fresh Berries

Challah bread makes the best French toast! It’s a little sweeter bread than plain white and absorbs the egg wash without making the bread soggy to create this delicious breakfast food. When you top it with fresh fruit,  you also serve a healthy breakfast. It’s great on a cold winter morning or for brunch. Adding…

Fun Shaped Sconces

These are the most moist sconces I ever had! The heavy cream adds this richness that makes them  delicious. They are also fun to make with kids because you can be very creative by using different dried fruits,  colored sugar and special cookie cut outs for the occasion. Fun Shaped Sconces: Ingredients: Makes approximately 20…

Challah French Toast with Fresh Raspberries

Challah French Toast with Fresh Raspberries  A little bit of indulgence for a weekend breakfast.  Fresh Challah bread and raspberries I purchased from at the farmers market drizzled with sugar-free syrup and lightly dusted with powdered sugar. Yummy!

Biscotti

Biscotti Chocolate Dipped Biscotti Biscotti is a crispy twice baked Italian cookie that originated from the city of Prato. It is a twice baked cookie that is very crispy, due to the twice baking, but is meant to be dunked into your coffee or tea. I made these using an almond paste and adding almonds…