Breakfast

Rice and Eggs

Rice and Eggs

Weekday mornings are B-U-S-Y! Who has time to make a healthy breakfast these days? Good thing my favorite breakfast only takes 5 minutes to make. Rice and Eggs is not only simple to make, but it is much healthier than…

Grandma Devlin’s Bran Raisin Muffins

Grandma Devlin’s Bran Raisin Muffins

Grandma Devlin’s Bran Raisin Muffins are just the perfect thing for breakfast, tea, or a snack. And with a pat of Irish butter, they are just to die for. Not to be confused with the cereal “Raisin Bran,” these muffins…

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Cookies {Recipe ReDux} (Paleo/Vegan)

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Cookies {Recipe ReDux} (Paleo/Vegan)

What goes best with chocolate? PEANUT BUTTER!!!! This month’s Recipe ReDux theme challenged us to make something healthy with our favorite chocolate match, and well…chocolate and peanut butter are pretty much a match made in heaven if you ask me.…

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Yeah, yeah…we’ve all heard it a thousand times. But the thing is apples are healthy AND delicious. And they make fall comfort food so easy. I love fall. There is just something…

Apple Cinnamon Granola Crunch {Recipe ReDux}

Apple Cinnamon Granola Crunch {Recipe ReDux}

Can you guys believe it’s fall already? I feel like I completely missed summer. The weather was very mild in Monterey, California. Then I moved to Slovenia at the end of July, and only got a couple weeks of warm weather…

Sautéed Chanterelles

Sautéed Chanterelles

Chanterelles. You’ll pay a pretty penny for these in California. But not in Slovenia. I paid 2.5 Euro (about $3.35 dollars) for these meaty, woody mushrooms-called “lisičke” in Slovenian-and boy am I happy!! These would have cost me around $11…

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

I like simple and I like healthy.  This strawberry kefir smoothie is both.  With only three ingredients, it’s quick to whip up and hits the spot after a hot summer run. One cup of kefir has 14 grams of protein,…

How to make quick oats out of rolled oats

How to make quick oats out of rolled oats

Have you ever found yourself standing in the cereal isle wondering what all those different oats are and which one you’re supposed to get?  There are so many different options between quick oats, instant oats, rolled oats, steel cut oats,…

Whole Wheat English Breakfast Tea Shortbread {Recipe ReDux}

Whole Wheat English Breakfast Tea Shortbread {Recipe ReDux}

When I saw this month’s Recipe ReDux’s theme was “cooking with tea”, I was stumped.  I had never even thought about cooking with tea, much less tried it before.  Tea to me was something to be drank, not eaten. So…

Irish Corn Bread

Irish Corn Bread

I have one more recipe for you all from Grandma Devlin’s old handwritten recipe book:  Irish Corn Bread.  This recipe is different than any other corn bread I’ve eaten before.  For one thing, the recipe doesn’t use any flour or…