Cardamom Banana Pecan Loaf

We’ve only just begun to make interesting and innovative breakfast recipes! I have modified an old favorite banana loaf recipe to make hubby happy. He likes cardamom, cloves and nuts in his banana bread, but no chocolate chips. Two of our kids like chocolate chips in the loaf… so, you can choose whether to add…

Overnight Blueberry Lemon Bread Pudding

Time: overnight plus 1 hour baking In Alberta, we celebrate Family Day in February. This year, it happens to fall near my father-in-law’s 80th birthday, so we had a number of family and Valentine events all in one week. For brunch, we made this delicious overnight bread pudding so we weren’t too busy and could…

Raspberry LOVE scones

Time: 30 minutes It is one of those feel good months – February! I am celebrating Valentine’s Day at many different events… dinner with hubby, brunch with family, symphony orchestra with daughter and hubby & my mother-in-laws Groovy Gang choir (made up of mostly men and women over the age of 80 who LOVE to…

Blueberry or Blueberry Mango Muffins??

Time: 35 minutes Curiosity is a mom’s best friend if you have kids that don’t want to eat breakfast (or any meal)… I have found that by having an option (some slight change to a recipe) that you can offer for breakfast and ask your kids (and hubby) for input on which they prefer, if…

Cretons (french Canadian pork pate)

Time: 90 minutes and day to cool If you are looking for a healthy, protein breakfast that isn’t eggs, this might be the recipe for you! Cretons is a french-Canadian pork pate. It is simple to make and my kids think it tastes a lot of tourtiere filling. It can be eaten cold on toast…

Breakfast Wrap or Breakfast Quesadilla? Ohhh, the choices!

Luba sings a tune called “Let it Go” that fits with the purpose of this blog – to change our conventional ways of looking at breakfast. “Uniformity, Conventionality, Is the fate of our existence. Keep it safely at a distance.” Today – I offer you two simple breakfasts with essentially the same ingredients, with lots…

Breakfast Quesadilla or Breakfast Wrap? Oh – the choices…

Luba sings a tune called “Let it Go” that fits with the purpose of this blog – to change our conventional ways of looking at breakfast. “Uniformity, Conventionality, Is the fate of our existence. Keep it safely at a distance.” Today – I offer you two simple breakfasts with essentially the same ingredients, with lots…

Creamed Spinach

Time: 20 minutes Your family will “Say Yes” to this side dish of delicious greens. Here is the thing – they are fast and easy to make and a good source of vegetable greens. I like to make it as a side dish for supper and then heat it up for breakfast as a side…

Country Man’s Lasagna

Time: 1 1/2 hours How do you get rid of blues? Get Rhythm and eat lasagna. This is our favourite recipe. Growing up in Northern Alberta, our local grocery store was a general store that sold clothes, food, etc. and specialty items, like ricotta or fresh basil were a rarity, so we had to improvise….

Coconut Raspberry Loaf

Time: 80 – 90 minutes Once you make this loaf, you will hear REO Speedwagon all day long in your head – You won’t be able to fight the feeling that you just want more of this delicious loaf. It is a great breakfast loaf (although it takes time to bake, so you can mix…