Strawberry Coconut Muffins with Chia Seeds

It’s rather difficult to find a good muffin that holds onto its moisture, doesn’t dry out, and can be made gluten-free without too much trouble. Trust me. I’ve tried a few. This one worked brilliantly! The recipe is a keeper.

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Morning Glory Oats

So remember that carrot cake baked oatmeal we made a bit ago? That was totally awesome. If you haven’t made that yet, stop reading here and do that first. THEN let’s use carrots in our breakfast food again and make oatmeal with carrots. Yum.

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

This recipe is total genius. I absolutely adore the taste, texture, and GET THIS cream cheese frosting, but on top of that, it makes a 9×13″ PAN!?! Because, you know, when I want to make cake, I want to make a cake that we can eat for breakfast all week. Or maybe dessert all week. I will admit we ate this for breakfast and only breakfast and never dessert and we actually had a houseguest at the time and never offered her any. We are so selfish. I’ll try to work on that this year.

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Baked Carrot Cake Oatmeal

How about oatmeal? I happen to enjoy a good bowl of mush every now and then – steel-cut or regular rolled. But baked oatmeal…that’s a luxury. I’ll make it every now and then, because it’s truly wonderful, but I can’t get too addicted. Carbs and all that. Anyway, I love it when we can flavor things differently. I have a killer recipe, passed down through our family, for regular baked oatmeal. But this carrot cake oatmeal from Green Kitchen Stories is mighty fine. Give it a go.

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Ricotta Hotcakes

I hate wasting food. So you buy that container of ricotta cheese, and you use it in a recipe, and then you have some left over. What to do? These hotcakes use one cup of ricotta, and if you don’t have that, make a half recipe, like I did, for just you and your husband.

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