Breakfast

Eggs, omelets, pancakes, breakfast casseroles, and more.

Slow-Cooker Banana Bread Oatmeal (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Slow-Cooker Banana Bread Oatmeal (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

It’s officially time to add a new recipe to your breakfast rotation. This slow-cooker banana bread oatmeal is a sweet and healthy way to start your day, and the best part is it only takes 5 minutes to prepare. It’s downright simple to make, but it tastes (and smells) like fresh home baked banana bread. In fact, it makes the whole house smell like banana bread… Anyone else feeling nostalgic?

Low-Sugar Strawberry Chia Jam (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Low-Sugar Strawberry Chia Jam (Vegan, Gluten Free)

A perfect strawberry is a beautiful thing.  It’s glossy, ruby red, and bursting with juice and sweetness. Maybe it’s such a wondrous thing because it is in fact, quite rare.  There is a short window where we can access these unicorn strawberries, and that season is about coming to an end. If you often find yourself with less than stellar berries, and/or berries that started strong and then seemed to turn overnight, this recipe is one you’re going to want to save.

Bakery-Style Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins (Gluten Free)

Bakery-Style Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins (Gluten Free)

Allow me to introduce you to the Bakery-Style muffin of your dreams. Or at least, it’s definitely mine. Perfect for Mother’s day, these jumbo muffins will look like they rolled straight out the door of your local bakery and onto your brunch table. Lots of…

Josey Baker’s Adventure Bread              (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Josey Baker’s Adventure Bread (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

This. Bread. It’s dense, chewy, incredibly hearty, filled with lots of fiber and protein, and is gluten free and vegan to boot. It’s also so easy to make, and really fun to do so. This recipe comes from Josey Baker at The Mill in San…

Meal Prep Banana Chia Pudding             (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Meal Prep Banana Chia Pudding (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

I’ve been getting a lot of requests for easy, healthy breakfasts lately so it felt like the perfect time to post this meal prep chia pudding recipe. It really checks all the boxes. I’ve made a version of this chia pudding for years, it’s incredibly…

Company Cranberry Almond Bundt Cake  (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

Company Cranberry Almond Bundt Cake (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

When I was testing this recipe, I posted it to my Instagram stories and I received a ton of messages eagerly asking for the recipe.  I don’t blame you, it’s exactly what I want to be eating this time of year. The combination of almond,…

Zucchini Yogurt Bundt Cake                      (Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Zucchini Yogurt Bundt Cake (Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

This, in my humble opinion, is the ultimate zucchini bread.  It’s got all of the things you love about zucchini bread:  its tender, moist crumb, it’s inviting sweetness and warmth, and its delicious excuse to eat cake for breakfast because VEGETABLES!  But it feels special…

Canadian Bacon + Egg Breakfast Cups (Gluten Free, Low Carb)

Canadian Bacon + Egg Breakfast Cups (Gluten Free, Low Carb)

How fun as these little cuties? I am all about easy, healthy meal prep for the week and these are perfect for that.  They also take all of 5 minutes to get in the oven, so are great when having people over for breakfast or…

Salted Caramel Coffee Cake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Salted Caramel Coffee Cake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free)

It’s almost Mother’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than with CAKE?! And not just any cake, but coffee cake. And not just any coffee cake, but SALTED CARAMEL coffee cake. I’m crazy for this recipe, and so excited to share it with you. …

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies (Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Dairy Free)

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies (Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Dairy Free)

I didn’t mean to start a breakfast cookie website but… here we are. These Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies are sort of a cross between banana bread and cookies, hence the name.  They are soft on the inside with lots of texture from coconut, banana…

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Breakfast cookies, they are a beautiful thing. While the idea of eating a cookie for breakfast may seem odd to some, it’s not an off the wall concept.  After all, granola is really just a deconstructed oatmeal cookie isn’t it?  The problem is that usually…

Baked Oats – Cinnamon Roll + Birthday Cake Variations (Gluten-free, Dairy free, Refined Sugar Free)

Baked Oats – Cinnamon Roll + Birthday Cake Variations (Gluten-free, Dairy free, Refined Sugar Free)

You likely know by now how I love my oats. I love them in breads. I love them in crisps and cobblers. I love them in cakes. I especially love them blended with fun flavors and baked until puffed and golden for breakfast.  This brings…

Healthier Homemade Nutella (Gluten Free)

Healthier Homemade Nutella (Gluten Free)

This is a nutella appreciation post.  If you like the jarred stuff, homemade will knock your socks off. Nutella is great on everything from toast, fresh fruit, and yogurt to pancakes and waffles.  Truth be told, however, I prefer it right off the spoon.  There’s…

January Smoothie School:      7 Days of Smoothies

January Smoothie School: 7 Days of Smoothies

Do you love smoothies?  Welcome! Do you dislike smoothies?  Welcome! I am both of you.   It’s hard to believe that I didn’t care for smoothies for most of my life, actually up until about a year ago.  There were two main reasons for this:…

Ginger Molasses Brunch Cake (Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Ginger Molasses Brunch Cake (Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

I think we can all agree that the holidays are all about grazing… especially in 2020 when we are all home day, after day, after day, after day. Celebrating the holidays, on the whole, is more casual for most of this year and I have…

One-Bowl Pumpkin Banana Bundt Cake

One-Bowl Pumpkin Banana Bundt Cake

This cake will also go down in my mind as the Quarantine Pumpkin Cake.  Why?   Remember back in the beginning of the pandemic when everyone was making banana bread?  Well I do, and maybe that’s because I never really stopped.   This cake is a combination…

No-Peel Apple Almond Crisp

No-Peel Apple Almond Crisp

Controversial as it may be, in almost all cases I prefer crisp to pie.  There are certainly outliers here, I love Key Lime Pie or Lemon Merengue Tart for instance, and if I had a Black Bottom Oat Pie delivered from Four & Twenty Blackbirds,…

Pumpkin Spice Latte Bread

Pumpkin Spice Latte Bread

We are officially into fall, which means that pumpkin is on the brain for most of us. I am always thinking of new ways to use pumpkin, and this recipe is a twist on my classic pumpkin bread, using coffee to give you the flavor…