Category Archives: Breakfast

Easy Fruit Coffee Cake

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A fluffy, fruity coffee cake with a sweet crusty topping Yield:  9 servings Ingredients:  2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar1 tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 eggs1/4 cup vegetable oil3/4 cup milk1 cup blueberries, cranberries*, raspberries, chopped strawberries, or finely-chopped apples Topping Ingredients: 1/3 cup all-purpose flour1/3 cup brown sugar1/4 cup… Read more »

Milk Toast

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A breakfast my mom served when I was growing up: Toasted homemade bread topped with milk and sugar! Yield:  1 serving Ingredients:  1 slice homemade bread1-2 teaspoons sugar or alternative1/2 cup whole milk Instructions:  1. Toast bread until nicely browned, but not burnt (of course). 2. Lay toast in a… Read more »

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

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Tender, moist, and deliciously spiced pumpkin whole wheat pancakes! Yield:  18 small-medium pancakes Ingredients:  1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour1 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1 1/3 cups buttermilk1 cup mashed/canned pumpkin2 eggs1/2 cup sour cream2 teaspoons vanilla… Read more »

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Icing

Spiced pumpkin scones with cinnamon icing drizzled on top! Yield:  8 scones Ingredients:  1 cup whole wheat pastry flour1 cup all-purpose flour*1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/8 teaspoon ground ginger1/8 teaspoon ground cloves6 tablespoons butter, sliced and chilled1/3 cup pumpkin puree1/3 cup heavy… Read more »

Cranberry Almond Scones

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Tender and flaky scones with cranberries and almonds, topped with a sweet crusty glaze Yield:  8 scones Ingredients:  2 1/8 cups all-purpose flour*1/4 cup granulated sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, sliced3/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries (“Craisins” or other brand)1/4 cup sliced or chopped… Read more »

Lemon Scones with Sour Lemon Glaze

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Flaky lemon scones, drizzled with a tangy lemon icing Yield:  8 scones Ingredients:  2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, cut1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest*2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice1/2 cup heavy whipping cream1 egg Icing Ingredients: 3/4 cup confectioner’s… Read more »

Low Fat Whole Grain Waffles

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Easy, healthy whole wheat oatmeal waffles Yield:  4-6 servings Ingredients:  2 cups whole wheat flour1 cup quick oats4 teaspoons baking powder2 1/2 cups milk2 tablespoons oil2 eggsSyrup, jam, butter, fresh fruit, or whipped cream, for serving Instructions:  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, and baking… Read more »

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

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Tender spicy pumpkin waffles, perfect with hot maple syrup Yield:  4 servings Ingredients:  1 cup pumpkin puree1 1/4 cups buttermilk*1 egg1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) melted butter1 3/4 cups flour1 tablespoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/8 teaspoon ground ginger1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Maple syrup,… Read more »

Easy Steak and Veggie Omelette

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An easy moist omelette filled with steak, multi-colored bell peppers, tomatoes, green onions and black olives; heated and topped with cheddar cheese Yield:  1 large omelette Ingredients:  3 eggsA dash of salt1/4 cup thinly-sliced leftover steak1/4 cup chopped (mixed) colored bell peppers2 tablespoons diced onions1/4 cup cooked hashbrowns (shredded), optional1/4… Read more »