Orange Scented Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate and orange are perfect together in these Orange scented chocolate chip scones!

Orange Scented Chocolate Chip Scones make an excellent breakfast or midday snack! Coffee or tea optional! Do you ever have one of those eerily quiet days?  Days where the phone doesn’t ring at all.  Days where the only emails you find in your inbox are from stores and daily deal sites.  Days where not one single person sends you a text. Do you ever days where UPS delivers to every house but yours and the mailman only has circulars and … Continue reading →

Lemon Raspberry Muffins

Simple and fresh muffins ready for spring! Lots of fresh raspberries and a healthy squeeze of lemon in each bite!

Nothing says spring like fresh berries! These Lemon Raspberry Muffins have lots of ripe, fresh raspberries and a splash of lemon in each bite! I reached a new milestone in parenthood.  My son called me mean.  Frankly, I assumed that someone would have called me that sooner.  I’m not necessarily mean, but I am an enforcer of rules.  Rules and kids don’t always mix.  I should say, by enforcing rules, I mean I yell a lot.  It’s not my fault.  I … Continue reading →

Southwestern Hash

Southwester Hash with spicy sausage, potatoes, veggies and of course eggs!

This Southwestern Hash has lots of potatoes, spicy sausage, vegetables and perfectly cooked eggs! A simple, flavorful meal that is perfect for breakfast, dinner and everything in between! I didn’t always want to be a mom/food blogger.  When I was a kid, I alternated between wanting to be a ballerina, a pediatrician, a teacher and a vet.  I might be stating the obvious, but I never held any of those jobs.  I wonder, what’s the percentage of … Continue reading →

Asparagus Quiche

A simple quiche made with asparagus, pancetta and guyeyere!

Breakfast is served!  This Asparagus Quiche with pancetta comes together simply and quickly! This savory asparagus pie is the perfect meal for any time of day! I’ll be honest, some days I draw a blank as to what to write about it.  It makes me sad to admit that my life can be exceptionally boring.  I’m just not talented enough to write about nothing and make it sound exciting, you know what I mean? Then my son comes along and gives me … Continue reading →

Samoa Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Crescent rolls make the perfect mini Samoa flavored cinnamon rolls!

Samoa Girl Scout Cookie a favorite?  Then you will love these mini cinnamon rolls! Crescent rolls are filled with cinnamon and sugar, baked then topped with a smooth caramel frosting, toasted coconut and chocolate! Are you following on Bloglovin? When I was a kid, I distinctly remember wishing that I never had to stop to eat or sleep.  All I wanted to do is play and those two things just got in the way.  By the time I got into high school, I … Continue reading →

Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Pull Apart Bread

Sweet and citrus Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Pull Apart Bread!

This Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Bread is made with the perfect blend of sugar and citrus! You won’t be able to stop at just one tender, lemony slice of this sweet bread! It’s a bit hard to admit this, but I’m not the kind of girl who actually spends time on herself.  I’m the kind of girl who showers, dries her hair, throws on a Life is Good tee-shirt, a pair of jeans and I’m good to go. I got my nails painted and now my life has changed. … Continue reading →

Red Velvet Donut Holes with White Chocolate Glaze

Baked red velvet donuts dipped in a white chocolate glaze!

Need a simple sweet breakfast?  These little donut holes are just that!   These little donuts are baked then dipped in a silky smooth white chocolate glaze! I didn’t grow up eating fast food.  My childhood was devoid of hot delivery pizza boxes and Happy Meals.  My mom rightfully assumed that she could make food better and healthier than any restaurant.  This was mostly true. She fell short when it came to pizza.  I do remember the first … Continue reading →

Rhodes Guest Blog: Cinnamon Party Loaf

Cinnamon Party Loaf

Breakfast is served!  This party loaf starts with Rhodes bread dough and is then covered in butter, sugar and cinnamon for a warm, sweet breakfast treat! I like the idea of snow, but I really don’t like snow.  I did once,  like when I was 7.  I remember taking a good 30 minutes to don layer upon layer of clothing as I geared up to go outside and play in the snow.  I could barely bend my arms to put on my hat with all … Continue reading →

Breakfast Pizza

Breakfast Pizza 1

Pizza for breakfast?  Why not! This pizza is cheesy and protein packed, calcium rich and delicious! I’m happy to be partnering with The American Dairy Association Mideast to help Feed America!  Keep reading to learn more about this and about how you can help! Each year, I make the same thing for our Christmas morning breakfast; cinnamon rolls.  To be honest, I sort of feel like I have to make them.  It’s like you have to have ham at Easter … Continue reading →