Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

The fresh, delicious flavors of lemon and blueberry come together in these fluffy Lemon Blueberry Pancakes.  Topped with a delicious lemon cream cheese whipped topping, and fresh blueberries, these make for an amazing breakfast or brunch! I think I can say with a fair amount of confidence that pancakes are one of my all-time favorite comfort foods.  Most Saturday mornings at our house are filled with the fresh smells of pancake batter sizzling on a hot griddle.  My son loves my Chocolate Chip Pancakes, but I especially love fruit filled pancakes, like these fluffy Lemon Blueberry Pancakes. No need for a box mix pancake batter than can often lead to dry, heavy cakes.  These pancakes are light, fluffy and loaded with fresh delicious flavor!  To add extra lemon flavor, I've Continue Reading...

Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread

Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread

If you love chocolate and almond croissants, this Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread is definitely for you!  Loaded with lots of semi-sweet chocolate and sliced almonds, this easy to make breakfast bread is perfect with your morning coffee or tea! When the weekend rolls around at our house, we tend to have a few more minutes to spare in the morning, which allows for a some yummy fresh baked breakfast treats.  We often do Chocolate Chip Pancakes or a batch of Glazed Lemon Poppyseed Muffins, but this weekend I did something a bit different (and easier!).  I did a little experiment with a tube of refrigerated croissant dough.  The results were this incredible Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread! The recipe literally takes 10 minutes to put together.  (I think I had to wait longer for Continue Reading...

Red Velvet Donuts with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Donuts with Cream Cheese Frosting

Perfect to treat your Valentine's, these Red Velvet Donuts with Cream Cheese Frosting are amazing!  Baked instead of fried, these donuts make for a fun classroom Valentine's treat, a great weekend breakfast for the family or sweet workplace snack! Have you ever baked donuts before?  A while back I bought a couple of donut pans, and it's been donut heaven here at our house ever since!  We've made Pumpkin Coffee Cake Donuts, Blueberry Muffin Donuts, Coconut Glazed Donuts, and now these fun, colorful Red Velvet Donuts!  Since this recipe starts with a regular boxed cake mix, making these donuts couldn't be easier! Much like the classic cake, I made some creamy, delicious cream cheese frosting to pair with these moist, delicious donuts.  When thinking this beautiful red cake Continue Reading...

Almond Joy Overnight Oats

Almond Joy Overnight Oats

Chocolate, coconut, and almonds come together to make these overnight oats the perfect breakfast.  Loaded with protein and fiber this breakfast is also healthy, too!  Oatmeal has never tasted so good! Do you ever get into breakfast ruts?  I seem to have this problem often!  I know I need to eat something healthy, something that has a decent amount of protein, but am often at a loss.  Time is limited, especially during the week, so breakfast has to be something quick and easy as well.  I've come up with a fantastic breakfast that is not only healthy, loaded with protein, but is also quick and easy, too!  My Almond Joy Overnight Oats to the rescue! If you've never made overnight oats before, I must say, you need to give it a try.  It really is a fantastic way to have a quick, Continue Reading...

Green Super Food Smoothie

Green Super Food Smoothie

Loaded with protein, fresh fruit, kale and tons of flavor, this Green Super Food Smoothie is the perfect way to start the day!  Perfect for breakfast or great to refuel after a workout, this uber healthy drink is the perfect way to add healthy food to your diet!  Gluten free, too! Have you made a resolution to get healthy?  Maybe start eating better, lose weight or just be more aware of what foods you're putting into your body?  You're definitely not alone.  I'm always looking for new, delicious ways to enjoy healthy foods, and this Green Super Food Smoothie is definitely one of my new favorites! This yummy smoothie is loaded with everything good for you - Greek yogurt and almond milk as a good source of protein.  The banana, kiwi, and pineapple are a great source of Continue Reading...

Panettone Baked French Toast

Panettone Baked French Toast

Did you get a Panettone for the holidays?  Make my Panettone Baked French Toast - perfect for breakfast or brunch on Christmas morning, and  great for when you have guests and want a really fantastic (and EASY!) breakfast that will feed a crowd! About 12 years ago, my husband traveled to Italy for his job.  He was there for about 6 months, and was there over the holidays.  A very common gift between friends, neighbors and coworkers is a big, beautiful loaf of Panettone.  It's basically a big cake-like bread, bejeweled with raisins with a wonderful citrus flavor. Jason received a few loaves of Panettone.  We didn't really know what to do with all of this delicious cake-like bread.  Because it was just the two of us, we decided to slice it up, freeze it, and make French Toast with Continue Reading...

Christmas Tree Donuts

Christmas Tree Donuts

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias These Christmas Tree Donuts are a fun, morning treat perfect for the holidays!  Adorned with M&M's® Milk Chocolate and M&M's® White Peppermint, these festive baked cake donuts are fun to decorate with everyone in the family.  The perfect treat to enjoy with  hot chocolate! I can't even begin to tell you how much I love the holidays!  The smell of fresh pine trees, goodies baking in the oven, and hot cocoa for sipping on cold days.  I especially love bringing my family together to make special, festive treats like these Christmas Tree Donuts!  Shaped like a big Christmas tree, these donuts are really easy Continue Reading...