Today we are making vanilla bean biscotti. What’s great about this type of biscotti is that it’s a blank canvas. You can add whatever you want to it; dried fruit or nuts. And….you can dip it in chocolate if you wish. That’s what we’re going to do today. What makes biscotti different from other cookies is that it’s baked twice and uses less butter. The … Continue reading Vanilla Bean Biscotti – The Perfect Dipping Cookie
I’ve been experimenting with breakfast lately. Typically my breakfast consists of Greek yogurt, blueberries, and a bit of granola for texture. Every now and again my husband and I like to indulge a bit and change things up. I love French Toast. Usually I add a little vanilla extract and cinnamon to my egg batter. It enhances the French Toast giving it an extra yummy … Continue reading Blueberry Compote Over Brioche French Toast
Bananas and peanut butter! How can you go wrong? What surprised me was how easy this is to make. All you need is a banana, english muffin, peanut butter, and a little brown sugar. This is supposed to be for breakfast, but I would eat it for a snack or even dessert! I wish I could take all the credit for delectable concoction, but I … Continue reading English Muffin with Bruleed Banana and Peanut Butter
I love granola! Whenever I have yogurt for breakfast I sprinkle it with fresh blueberries and granola. Sometimes I munch on it for a crunchy snack. I have been buying organic granola for a while now and I thought it was about time to try and make my own. It is so easy and really doesn’t take that long at all. Plus it’s less expensive … Continue reading Let’s Make Granola!
Nothing is more satisfying than the smell of homemade muffins wafting through the house. Today I just needed that homey smell. Yes! These are gluten-free. Although I don’t have a diagnosed sensitivity to gluten, I definitely notice that I become sluggish and I feel like my brain is foggy when I eat too much gluten. I’ve opted to go gluten free whenever possible. So let … Continue reading Gluten-Free Blueberry Banana Muffins
Who knew these could be so delicious? After taking all things gluten and grain off our menu, the challenge was: What can I eat for breakfast? There are many forms of this recipe out there, but I found this to be the best. Banana Pancakes – Serves 1 1 ripe banana 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 scant teaspoon coconut oil Mash the banana and … Continue reading Banana Pancakes – A Paleo Breakfast