Yogurt Pecan Soy Waffles

My sons love waffles for breakfast and while I have no objection to the amount of maple syrup we seem to consume, I was not happy with the ingredient list in frozen waffles purchased from the grocery store. In my continuous effort to reduce the amount of packaged foods we eat, I came home one… Read more »

Tea Biscuits

“These are great with tea or for breakfast with jam. I made these often as a kid with my mom.” INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup butter 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup raisins or currants DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 450F. Use ungreased cookie sheet. Mix… Read more »

Blueberry Jam

“Puree the blueberries and it makes a jam with a jelly like consistency .” INGREDIENTS 4 1/2 cups crushed blueberries (just under 2 litre container) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 7 cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon butter 2 pouch certo liquid pectin DIRECTIONS Wash jars. Sterilize jars in stove at 250F for 20 minutes. Put lids… Read more »

Scrumptious Pancakes

“Soy milk gives pancakes a slightly sweeter taste than regular milk.” INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups soy milk 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional) blueberries, strawberries, bananas, melon DIRECTIONS Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder… Read more »

French Toast

“While we enjoy French Toast for breakfast or lunch, in France they serve it for dessert and call it pain perdue or ‘lost bread’ since it was a way to use up stale bread. Use a white fluffy bread for best results — we like to use soft crust italian or french bread sliced about… Read more »

Breakfast Oatmeal Blast

“Breakfast Oatmeal Blast makes a healthy breakfast, lunch or afternoon snack.” INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon almonds, slightly ground 1/2 cup yogurt, plain 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese, plain 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced 2 tablespoons quick oats, uncooked 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar to taste DIRECTIONS Chop almonds in food processor. Add yogurt, cottage cheese, stawberries… Read more »