Trifle

Time: 30 minutes, but rest for several hours Needing some love? You will definitely feel LOVE after having some of this trifle… simple, fruity, light and perfect for all occasions… Music Selection: Pentatonix – Can You Feel The Love Tonight? Ingredients: 1 angel food or pound cake (baked and cooled), cut in to 1 inch…

Vanilla Dutch Baby (Pancake)

I love the range of innovative breakfasts that you can have with a simple dutch pancake recipe… Savoury, sweet, plain, fruity, chocolatey, nutty, etc… These pancakes can be a breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner recipe, too. Today we are eating them with fresh raspberries, banana slices and whipped cream… Maybe these pancakes will “be the…

Overnight Baked Cinnamon Toast

Time: overnight plus 1 hour baking My family loves french toast. I am not such a big fan, but I do like to make it for them as it is a meal they will fill up on. This recipe is great when you are having company for breakfast or brunch – as we can focus…

Spiced Apple, Pear and Pecan Dump Cake

I just discovered dump cake recipes and this is the first that I have tried! So easy, so fast, so delicious! Since these make me happy, I decided to pair it with a “dumped” song to pick up anyone going through a broken heart… I hope it passes and you are happy again – this…

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…

Fruit Of the Gods Pie

Time: 45 minutes When I was a kid, every few summers, we’d jump in our camper and head to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. Every mile you’d come across a fruit stand… delicious, fresh fruit grown right in BC. (Now – every mile is another winery, but that is also a great thing to…

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…

Banana Chocolate Chip Bars

Time: 30 minutes My future lays beyond the yellow brick road… or beyond the banana chocolate chip bars… sigh. These bars are a great way to use up bananas that are ripe. They are a nice thin bar, so you can eat a few. They are a bit sweet, so I recommend a strong cup…

Apple & Plum Crisp

Time: 1 hour “And I knew that if I had the chance that I could make those people dance. And, maybe they’d be happy for a while”…. lyrics to a song by Don McLean… I think this crisp will make your day happy – it is great for breakfast with greek yogurt (try coconut) or…