Breakfast & Brunch

Start the day with a hearty breakfast or brunch made from the heart.

Apple Pecan Cake

Breads & Quick Breads
Apple Pecan Cake

Nice texture to this cake and the bits of apple and pecans give it a homey, rustic feel.

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Pumpkin Vanilla Yogurt Parfaits with Pumpkin Pecan Granola

Autumn
Pumpkin Vanilla Yogurt Parfaits with Pumpkin Pecan Granola

We’re layering healthy ingredients in this parfait with low fat vanilla yogurt, spiced pumpkin butter and pumpkin pecan granola. It’s a welcoming parfait for the season but can really be enjoyed any time of the year.

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Homemade Pumpkin Pecan Granola

Appetizers & Condiments
Pumpkin Pecan Granola

This pumpkin pecan granola is quick to put together, bake it up, cool and store. You’ll get a better subtle taste of the pumpkin flavors if you can keep some of the granola in chunks.

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Pistachio Raspberry Tea Cakes

Breads & Quick Breads
Pistachio Raspberry Tea Cakes

The pistachio meal used in the cakelets makes all the difference. With the slightly sweet-n-tart raspberries and the contrast of the pistachio flavors – this is a tasty, nicely textured quick bread.

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Strawberry Jam Oatmeal Bars

Breakfast & Brunch
Strawberry Jam Oatmeal Bars

These are tasty, quick to make little treats that give a sense of wholesomeness with the use of strawberry jam/preserves and old-fashioned oats. Easily substitute your favorite jam variety for the filling!

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Flu Shots & Pear and Walnut Muffins

Breads & Quick Breads
Flu Shots & Pear and Walnut Muffins

I had a couple of tired Bosc pears that were on their way to the point of no return. It was a no brainer where the fruit were destined for promotion…muffins or some type of quick bread. For the muffins pictured in this post I used Bosc pears.

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Cranberries, Chocolate & Walnut Muffins and the Demise of Another Food Mag

Breakfast & Brunch
Cranberries, Chocolate & Walnut Muffins

In these muffins, the stars are the cranberries with their beautiful, rich, red color and firm texture that hold up well. Paired with white chocolate to offset the tartness and the woodsiness that are walnuts, they’re great coffee house type muffin to serve anytime of the day.

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