Tag Archives: breakfast

Banana Yogurt Muffins: Homemade Breakfast for Endless Snow Days

Banana Yogurt Muffins: Homemade Breakfast for Endless Snow Days

ShareTweet Because my oldest hated fruit as a child, and still does as a tween, any child that reaches for fruit with a smile brings me joy and gratefulness. Although Bella didn’t communicate her no-Fruititarian policy to any of her younger siblings, every time Baby Sophie asks for a “Nana” I’m slightly amazed. Could thereContinue Reading

Peach and Wild Blueberry Muffins: the Essence of Summer

Peach and Wild Blueberry Muffins: the Essence of Summer

ShareTweet Block Island is a tiny and beautiful place off the coast of Rhode Island; it’s so small that you can bike around the entire island in two hours. It’s truly the kind of place where you can pack a few t-shirts, shorts, and sweatshirts and not feel underdressed at any restaurant. Steve and IContinue Reading

Caramelized Banana Dutch Babies: One Dish Breakfast Solutions To Feed Big Families

Caramelized Banana Dutch Babies: One Dish Breakfast Solutions To Feed Big Families

ShareTweet Breakfast for six is a tall order.┬áBella doesn’t eat fruit. Jack doesn’t like breakfast. Steve likes a toasted bagel with cream cheese, pepper, and ruby red tomato slices. And both Juju and Baby Sophie like a feast of little tastes.┬áMe? I like to sleep in and be woken with a steaming caffe latte andContinue Reading

Sconepalooza: Blueberry, Chocolate, and Tea Scented Raisin Scones

Sconepalooza: Blueberry, Chocolate, and Tea Scented Raisin Scones

ShareTweet Great cookbooks bear the marks of passionate cooking: splotches of batter, smears of butter, dark chocolate stains. My recipe packet from the French Pastry School is so splattered that it takes it to a whole new level. I’ve been walking around for days, cradling it lovingly like a Bible, but a little daunted toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How to Make a French Omelette Roulee, with the Help of Julia Child

How to Make a French Omelette Roulee, with the Help of Julia Child

ShareTweet Long before Ree, Jaden, and Lori, there was Julia. Although she probably would have hated to be included in a crowd of food bloggers, Julia Child can be credited to have started our collective obsession with food both online and at our dinner tables. Thanks to her detailed recipes, complete with illustrations, she empoweredContinue Reading

Vanilla and Brown Sugar Coffee Cake: Butter Therapy for Morning Haters

Vanilla and Brown Sugar Coffee Cake: Butter Therapy for Morning Haters

ShareTweet I am not a morning person. Never have been. Even as a child, I needed a delicious breakfast to coax my first smile of the day. Luckily, I come from a land of the buttery croissant. I grew up dipping crusty baguettes with a thick layer of salty butter in big bowls of hotContinue Reading

Nescafe Dolce Gusto Machine Giveaway

Nescafe Dolce Gusto Machine Giveaway

ShareTweet Although I’ve always loved the smell of coffee, but I didn’t become a coffee drinker until I became a mother. That so many people started their day with a cup of coffee used to mystify me but I’m now as addicted as the rest of the world, a happier person once I’ve had myContinue Reading

Waffles with Raw Honey Mascarpone and Balsamic Strawberries: a Grown Up Breakfast

Waffles with Raw Honey Mascarpone and Balsamic Strawberries: a Grown Up Breakfast

ShareTweet Yesterday was my big kids first full day back to school. Alarms were set, lunches were packed, and I walked home alone with seven hours with just one child ahead of me. When I walked back into the house, the quiet was almost deafening. The door didn’t slam, their feet didn’t pound up theContinue Reading