Banana Tartes Tatin

Banana Tartes Tatin Time: 30 minutes Makes 6 individual tartes Music Selection: Zappacosta – Nothing Can Stand In Your Way I really like this simple recipe. It can be a fancy dessert or you can serve it for breakfast. Sometimes, I make it with pears or apples instead of bananas! AND sometimes, I make it…

Overnight Philly Steak Rolls

Time: Bread rises overnight. In morning needs 45 minutes to rise and another 25 minutes to bake! Music Choice: Philadelphia Freedom In my quest for adventurous and healthy breakfasts, I have come to love using frozen bread dough. My technique is to let it rise all night, then get up, roll out the dough, top…

Buttery Scones

Time: 25 minutes Makes 6 – 8 scones Music Selection: Ralph McTell – Streets of London Scones are a great breakfast or brunch item. We had them at high tea when visiting London and now I try to make them at home. As a quick tip, I mix all the dry ingredients the night before,…

Coconut Waffles + a Cheat Version

Time: 20 minutes Music Selection: Eagles – Kokomo Close your eyes and take a long, slow deep breath – can you smell the sweet, toasted coconut? Well, you can… and it will only take 15 – 20 minutes! Turn on Kokomo, grab a bowl and get ready for an escape breakfast! I have two versions…

Breakfast Cheat – Steamed BBQ Pork Buns

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection: Mulan Soundtrack – A Girl Worth Fighting For This is another very quick breakfast cheat as I buy the frozen BBQ pork buns. I always have a bag handy in the freezer for the mornings where I keep pressing the “snooze” button OR when the alarm doesn’t go off (or…

Strawberry Cream of Wheat

Time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Music Selection: Leanne Womack – “I Hope you Dance” Strawberry Cream of Wheat is a definite must, if you haven’t tried it. Adding in the fresh (or frozen) strawberries with vanilla is a perfect pairing to start the day off.  It not only smells delicious, it looks great – with…

Cream of Wheat

Serves: 4 Time: 10 minutes Music Selection: Lionel Richie – Hello This really is a breakfast that is fast, delicious comfort food that you can be creative with! Here is the simplest version. “Hello?” – Is it a bowl of delicious cream of wheat that you are looking for?  You will be glad if you do find it and make it! Ingredients: 4 cups milk 2 Tbsp vanilla 2 Tbsp butter Dash salt 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp cream of…

Yogurt Brûlée

Time: 20 minutes Music Selection: The Faces – Ooh La La Breakfast? Dessert? Either way is great. This is a very quick and easy, yet delicious breakfast or dessert. It also fits in my definition of “healthy” with the greek yogurt and fruit! This is a favorite at our place, and you can mix up…

Butternut Squash Ravioli Breakfast Cheat

Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 – 6 people Music Selection: Justin Bieber – Never Say Never This is a total cheat breakfast as I buy the ravioli. You can make the ravioli yourself (look for upcoming recipe). But this is for those mornings when you need some big energy and have little time! This still…