Fresh Plum and Nectarine Oatmeal Muffins

Fresh Plum and Nectarine Oatmeal Muffins

The sweet-tart scent of fresh nectarines and plums are such a summertime joy, that I bought a case of each of them recently. Once I realized that even I needed a bit of help using them all while still at … Continue reading

Cinnamon Pancakes with Blueberry Date Syrup

Cinnamon Pancakes with Blueberry Date Syrup

I think these little pancakes defy expectations. They’re fluffy and tender, yet completely vegan – plus gluten-free, sugar-free, flour-free, and oil-free! I know! How can that be? It’s an easy 2-2-1 recipe (2 bananas, 2 cups of oats, and 1 … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Soy Yogurt

Easy Homemade Soy Yogurt

After becoming vegan nine years ago, I missed yogurt, but through trial and error eventually found a couple of nice commercially available nondairy yogurts. My favorite almond milk yogurt is made by Kite Hill, and I used to like one made by … Continue reading

Savory Polenta Muffins

Savory Polenta Muffins

I adore healthy (whole grain, oil-free) muffins for an easy breakfast or satisfying mid-day snack, but I’m especially drawn lately to these little guys, because they bring savory to the occasion, as opposed to the usual sweet. I love the colors … Continue reading

Creamy Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Creamy Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Although Rice Pudding is usually served for dessert, I recently created this scrumptious version for one of my clients to enjoy for breakfast. I simmered leftover brown rice in coconut milk, along with apples, cinnamon, and maple syrup. It was … Continue reading

Baked Red Flannel Hash

Baked Red Flannel Hash

This lovely oven-baked hash is full-on comfort food. It’s made with loads of diced Yukon gold potatoes, plus sweet potatoes, onions, and beets, and almost glows with exquisite color and rich satisfying flavor. In fact, it’s such a dazzler that it … Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

If you have extra canned pumpkin on hand after Thanksgiving, you’re going to thank me. Here’s another healthy and delicious way to create a lovely breakfast or snack with pumpkin and whole rolled oats. Amazingly, these are sweetened only with fruit, … Continue reading

Cinnamon Applesauce Donuts

Cinnamon Applesauce Donuts

I made these three times this week. Yep, three times. They’re soft and chewy and scrumptious and easy, and pretty much perfect. We (my husband, our 2 kids, and I) can’t get over them. I’d have to add these to … Continue reading

Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

This refreshing Super Summer Smoothie Bowl starts with a base of blended frozen cherries and frozen bananas, and finished with a colorful array of watermelon, cantaloupe, fresh bananas, and berries. You might like to try mango, peaches, or plums, or add … Continue reading

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups

I’ve been making these Mixed Berry Oatmeal Muffin Cups just about every single week for the few months, and always try to sneak a few in the freezer, too. Made with whole rolled oats and loads of fruit, they make an easy breakfast … Continue reading

Overnight Oats with Apples, Apricots, and Almonds

Overnight Oats with Apples, Apricots, and Almonds

Happy New Year, lovely readers around the globe! Do you have a resolution this year? Have you decided to begin each morning with breakfast? (I hope so!) Make it easier than ever by tossing a few favorite ingredients into a little jar before bedtime. … Continue reading

Fresh Peach Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Fresh Peach Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Glorious fresh peaches are the star here. Rolled oats, bananas, and applesauce combined with juicy peaches create these very portable little muffin cups. I’ve fallen in love with them, and have been making a batch or two weekly. Here’s the bonus … Continue reading