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Breakfast

Silly Kid-Friendly Stegosaurus Breakfast

Most days, breakfast is fend-for-yourself for my older daughters, and a predictable rotation of favorites for my toddler. Every so often, my little guy and I are perky enough in the morning to do some cooking together. Our latest creation… Continue Reading →

15 Healthy Breakfast Ideas

It’s a new year! Which means new beginnings and a fresh start. Every year I decide that I should probably be eating a little bit healthier overall. Maybe it has something to do with all of the cookies, candy, and… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins

My daughters had a hard time narrowing it down, but they chose these cinnamon sugar doughnut muffins as their favorite homemade muffin. Pretty high praise from some serious muffin-connoisseurs! These muffins are soft and just sweet enough, with a taste… Continue Reading →

15 Ways to Make Breakfast Fun

We’re big fans of breakfast …and breakfast for any meal! There’s a little bit of sweet and a little bit of savory that can make breakfast perfect for anytime of the day! I’ve gathered a few different and cooky ways… Continue Reading →

Beat the Heat with a Breakfast Picnic

We’re in the middle of a streak of 100°+ days. I even saw 115° in our upcoming forecast – phew! While we love eating outside in the summer, it’s way too hot for a picnic by the time lunch rolls… Continue Reading →

31 Pie Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day

Yay, National Pi Day is coming up on March 14! But wait, there’s even more to celebrate this year! Not only is National Pi Day on 3/14 of every year, this year is EXTRA special adding the year 2015 to the… Continue Reading →

Apple Cider Quinoa Breakfast

Brisk fall mornings call for a hot breakfast. We rely on oatmeal many mornings, but sometimes we like to mix things up with a quinoa breakfast bowl instead. We love this apple cider quinoa – it’s sweet and flavorful, and… Continue Reading →

Yogurt Parfaits with Homemade Granola

Now that spring is well underway, it’s time to focus on another all-important and quickly approaching holiday…Mother’s Day! It may seem like it’s a long way off, but in reality, it’s only 2 1/2 weeks away! Now that that has… Continue Reading →

Cookie Cutter Toast Stamping

Toast is a breakfast staple around our house – the kids can make it themselves and choose their favorite toppings and spreads. How about an easy and kid-pleasing way to dress-up your morning toast? Just grab some cookie cutters and… Continue Reading →

Gingerbread Granola

I like to have a few easy and festive meal ideas up my sleeve for the month of December – something to make an ordinary breakfast, lunch, or dinner a little special. We might make gingerbread boy and girl pizzas,… Continue Reading →

Make Morning Fun with Breakfast Boards

Guest post by Casey of Life with Roozle I was a picky eater as a kid. I didn’t like meat or cooked vegetables or anything spicy. I liked food that didn’t have a lot of flavor. My mom had three… Continue Reading →

Have a Slice of Chocolate Zucchini Bread

With the end of the harvest season near, I’ve been trying to snatch up the last of the produce from the farmer’s market before the frost sets in. Last weekend, with a chance of snow in the forecast, I gathered… Continue Reading →

Creamy Tropical Smoothie, Sunshine in a Glass

Is it back-to-school time in your house? We’re still trying to hang on to that summer feeling around here for a few more weeks. And, what goes better with summer than a cold, tropical drink? My girls love smoothies, and… Continue Reading →

Sausage Waffles for Sunday Brunch

Sunday brunch is a well honored tradition in my household. Among the rotation of pancakes and hash browns is an often requested spread consisting of waffles and fruit with a side of sausage. When brunch rolled around this week, I… Continue Reading →

Raspberry Cream Cheese Scones

I’m thrilled to welcome a new member to the Make and Takes team. Say hello to Kristin of the Pastry Affair. She’ll be here once a month sharing amazingly delicious recipes!! With Mother’s Day around the corner, I’ve been spending… Continue Reading →

Ham and Cheese Puff Pancake

We have breakfast for dinner about once a week, sometimes more if my husband or I have a lot going on. It’s easy and the kids always enjoy it. This recipe for Ham and Cheese Puff Pancake is something that… Continue Reading →

Gingerbread Muffins? Don’t Mind If I Do!

How about some gingerbread muffins from Pastry Affair for your cold winter mornings? Spotted these lovelies over at the M&T Spotlight and now I must give them a try! The recipe calls for real ginger, not ground, I’m drooling already! More… Continue Reading →

Sweet and Tart Plum Sauce for Pancakes

This recipe came on a whim. We have been receiving tons of plums and pluots in our weekly CSA delivery and I thought it would be fun to try something new with them this week. In comes Plum Sauce. And… Continue Reading →

Oreo Monkey Bread Muffins

My husband loves Monkey Bread Muffins. He always begs me to make them. I decided it was time to give them a little twist. I jazzed them up by making Oreo Monkey Bread Muffins. Instead of the traditional cinnamon and… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Blender Pancakes

I was digging around in my cupboard and happened upon a big container of wheat berries I’d forgotten all about.  We used to eat wheat berries on a regular basis before I became gluten-free.  I love those kinds of surprises–almost… Continue Reading →

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