Breakfast

Awesome Simple Breakfast

June 1, 2009

One of the things that I love to eat in the morning is yogurt with granola and fresh fruit.  Unfortunately so does my husband, which can be hard when granola typically contains oats  - which if you want to buy gluten free, are like $15 for 2 cups of oats.  It’s not even worth trying […]

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French Toast with Strawberry Compote

May 24, 2009

I LOVE strawberries.  Did I ever mention that? haha.  Well, I needed to use these strawberries that I bought yesterday fast, and decided making a nice compote would be great for things like french toast, cheese cake topping, just taking a spoon and eating straight out of the pan, etc. One of my college friends […]

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Gluten Free Banana Pancakes with Strawberry Compote

May 6, 2009

Pancakes are one of our favorite things to make, and I learned how to make them from a pro, my dad.  They come out nice and crispy and seriously no one makes them better than him. For these pancakes, we used Bob’s Red-Mill Gluten Free Pancake Mix, because it was cheap $4.50 for about 4 […]

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New Starbucks Gluten Free Valencia Orange Cake!

May 5, 2009

Today was the first day that Starbucks officially unveiled their first gluten free pastry – Valencia Orange Cake.  So of COURSE my husband and I had to rush down this morning and enjoy a gluten free breakfast at Starbucks and try it out.  The verdict? It’s awesome!! When you order it, the cake comes in […]

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How to Make the Perfect Omelette

May 1, 2009

Mmm I love doing breakfast for dinner.  Tonight was totally an omelette night! I think some people are afraid of omelettes because they seem challenging.  They really are not.  The key is just using the right pan.  For me, I cook almost all my egg meals in my cast iron pan.  At $20 and lasting […]

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Appalachian Springtime Classic – Ramps with Eggs and Potatoes

April 25, 2009

Ramps, also known as wild leeks, are a plant native to Appalachia.  One good thing about living in the midwest is that right now they are everywhere!  These broad leafed members of the onion family are very pungent, and can be used in place of onions or garlic in most dishes.  But I decided, why not embrace […]

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