Breakfast Apple Muesli

Breakfast Apple Muesli

I am not a big morning person, just ask any of my eight kids.  But I just can’t bring myself to give them cold cereal because I care about what they eat.  So when I find a breakfast that’s easy and that I can make ahead AND is healthy, I am ALL OVER IT! Here’s one I have made many, many times over the last 25 years! Muesli: Mix together 2c. oats (uncooked) and 2c. Read More

Oatmeal Muffins

Oatmeal muffins

I got this recipe from my friend, (thanks Lizzy!)  I made a double batch today for breakfast and snacks.  Completely guilt free.  Sweetened with honey and bananas, this makes a great snack or breakfast served alongside some fruit.  If you buy gluten free oats, this recipe would be gluten-free and you could substitute almond milk for the milk in the recipe if you needed to cut some dairy.  Enjoy!! 3 ripe or over-ripe bananas mashed Read More

Yummy Granola

I love granola that is crunchy(not soft, chewy or hard as a rock) with little clusters throughout.  Apparently that is a tall order to fill.  After trying many recipes, I finally was given this one by a dear friend whose granola I tasted and loved!  Thank you, Kathy!!  I also love that I can use up whatever I have in my collection of seeds and nuts that have been sitting in the pantry.  You could Read More

Pancake/Waffle Dry Mix Recipe

Keep this mix handy to make a quick batch of waffles or pancakes!  Recipes for both are under the mix recipe. PANCAKE/WAFFLE DRY MIX RECIPE 8 cups whole wheat flour(You can substitute 2 c. oat flour for 2 c. flour if you like.  You can also substitute any amount of the white flour for the whole wheat if you prefer) 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons Read More

Christmas Brunch Casserole

Here’s one that can be made the day before Christmas, to make your Christmas morning less stressful!  It’s even gluten free if that’s what you’re looking for! Christmas Brunch Casserole 1 lb bacon cooked and crumbled OR 1 c real bacon bits (You could also substitute cooked, crumbled sausage or sliced sausage links) 2 small onions chopped 2 c fresh sliced mushrooms 1 T butter 4 c frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed OR use your Read More