Sausage Egg Casserole

This dish is all of the things we look for in a recipe – it is easy, delicious, and can be made ahead of time. Not only is it possible to make it the night before, but it’s better to make it the night before. It is perfect for everything from a brunch party, to Christmas morning…

Sweet Challah Bread

It’s DAY 6 of the KitchenAid Mixer Week, and you’ve used ALL of the standard attachments, and you are almost a master of the dough hook. You’ve dough Pizza Dough, Cinnamon Rolls, and now you are ready to make some delicious Challah bread. Yes, it’s pronounced “Holla.” Challah is traditionally a Jewish bread that is…

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

PHEW. I can’t believe that it’s already DAY 5 of the KitchenAid Mixer Recipe Week! I couldn’t be more happy that I purchased this beautiful piece of kitchen equipment! So today’s recipe calls for a little prep work today so that come tomorrow morning, you’ll have homemade Cinnamon Rolls just waiting for you in the…

Classic Croissants

Huge thank you to My Diverse Kitchen for making homemade croissants possible. Servings: around 20 croissants For the croissant dough: 3 tbsp unsalted butter 1 3/4 cups whole milk 4 tsp instant or rapid-rise yeast 4 1/4 cups (21 1/4 oz or 602g) all-purpose flour (King Arthur preferred) 1/4 cup (1 3/4 oz or 50g)…

Banana Nutella Crepes

The first time I had this crepe was in Paris while I was studying abroad. I ordered this banana and Nutella crepe as a snack and absolutely loved it! Although I don’t have a fancy crepe pan like they do in Paris, I’ve found that a large frying pan is all that you really need!…

Whole Wheat Torta Rolls

There are very few things that are better then the taste (and smell) of freshly baked bread. During my sophomore year, I spent a semester in Bonn, Germany. Each and every morning after I got off the bus, I would pass by a bakery on my walk to school. They had sour dough rolls, baguettes,…

Whole Wheat Waffles

It’s time for Sunday brunch! Who doesn’t love Sunday brunches? If you’re feeling fancy, you might even throw in a few mimosa’s with your waffles! If you’ve got kiddo’s, then maybe just some orange juice. This recipe is quick, easy, healthy, and delicious. So bust out that waffle maker and prepare to become the most…

Southwest Tofu Scramble

Servings: 2 Ingredients: SCRAMBLE 8 ounces extra firm tofu Olive oil 1 Roma tomato, diced 2 cups kale, roughly chopped SAUCE 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/4 tsp chili powder 1/8 tsp turmeric (optional) FOR SERVING (Optional) Hot Sauce Breakfast potatoes Instructions: Wrap tofu in a clean, absorbent…

Super Green Smoothie

Kale has recently become one of the most well-known super-foods. So what the heck does “super-food” even mean?! So there’s something called an ANDI Guide (which stands for Aggregate Nutrition Density Index) which ranks foods based on their micro-nutrients, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and antioxidants. Kale ranks a score of 1000 which means that it is…

Carrot Zucchini Yogurt Bread

Servings: 12 Muffins or 1 Loaf Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 bananas, mashed 1 cup grated zucchini (1 medium zucchini) 1 cup grated carrots 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (I used 2%…

Sweet Bread French Toast

Servings: 16 Slices Ingredients 4 large eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon butter or oil for frying KING’S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread or Sweet Sliced Bread Directions: If using King’s Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread, slice bread crosswise so that each slice is about 1-inch thick. Cut larger…

Sweet Ham & Swiss Sliders

Servings: 12 sliders Note that this recipe is perfect for parties! You can easily make this ahead of time and just pop it in the oven right before you need to serve! It’s also tasty as a snack or even for breakfast! Ingredients: 1 pound Deli ham shaved 1 pound Swiss cheese thinly sliced 1…

Almond Joy Granola

servings: about 18 servings (1/4 cup) Ingredients 2.5 cups rolled oats (GF for gluten free eaters) 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1 cup raw almonds 3 Tbsp. sugar (I prefer organic cane) ¼ tsp of salt 1/4 cup coconut oil (or sub canola or olive oil) 1/4 cup almond butter (add a little salt if…

Gluten Free (Mickey Mouse) Waffles

I was browsing the internet a few weeks ago, when I stumbled upon this Mickey Mouse Waffle on a Stick Waffle Maker from Walmart and I couldn’t resist buying it. It was on sale for only $20 AND free shipping?! Best $20 I’ve ever spent. So this morning, I FINALLY got the chance to try…

Honey Almond Raisin Granola

Serving Size: about 3 cups Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats 1 cups raw almonds 1/2 cup honey or agave 1/3 cup canola oil 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup raisins or cranberries 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon egg whites from 1 egg Directions: Preheat the oven to 325°F and line a baking sheet with…

Seedy Granola

Serving Size: about 3 cups Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 3/4 cups raw almonds, roughly chopped 1/2 cup chia seeds 1/3 cup dry quinoa 1/4 cup honey or agave 1/3 cup light olive oil or canola oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet…

Turkey & Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

Serving: 1 Sandwich Ingredients: 1 whole wheat sandwich thin 3 slices of turkey deli meat 1 handful arugula 2 Tbsp hummus 1/2 avocado, sliced Directions: Toast the sandwich thin in the toaster (optional). Spread the hummus on the bottom piece of bread. Layer on the turkey, arugula, avocado. Close the sandwich and enjoy!