Homemade Good Morning Granola

Homemade Good Morning Granola

My husband is big on having either steel cut oats porridge or granola as part of his weekday morning routine. So I decided to make a homemade granola mix and found a recipe in the Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.  I’ve modified the recipe but feel free to mix things up even more with your dried […]

Frittata di bietole - Swiss chard frittata

Frittata di bietole – Swiss chard frittata

This frittata is an eye pleasing, nutritious and delicious way to start your morning. Our kids aren’t huge fans of it, but not many kids are fans of steamed swiss chard. This recipe has been modified from a similar recipe in my Flavors of Tuscany cookbook. Frittata di bietole – Swiss chard frittata   Print […]

Quail egg crostini

Quail egg crostini

I had some left over quail eggs (from my quail scotch eggs recipe) and didn’t know what to do with them. So my husband suggested that we have mini sunny side up eggs and serve them for breakfast. It was a good idea as the eggs look very cute on the crostini and they were […]

Huevos Rancheros Tostadas

Huevos Rancheros Tostadas

Sunny side up eggs and Mexican flavors are a match made in heaven and most commonly come together in the dish known as Huevos Rancheros. Here in my interpretation of this dish I’ve dropped some of the heavier items such as the re-fried beans, the rice and I’ve gone with a crunchier tostada instead of […]

Hot cross buns french toast

Hot cross buns french toast

Have some leftovers from our hot cross buns?  French toast is a pretty fast and very tasty breakfast and using the hot cross buns make it even better.  It’s a great idea for an Easter Sunday breakfast, or anytime really. Hot cross buns french toast   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins […]

Steel cut oats porridge with apple, cinnamon, flax and chia seeds

Steel cut oats porridge with apple, cinnamon, flax and chia seeds

A lot of people don’t enjoy porridge (oatmeal), and with good reason!  Rolled or quick oats porridge has the consistency of a pile of goop.  However, steel cut oats are an entirely different story as they still retain some “pop” to them and they are nuttier tasting, all of which leads to a much more […]

Hot Cross Buns!  Hot Cross Buns!

Hot Cross Buns! Hot Cross Buns!

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One ha’ penny, two ha’ penny, Hot cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons One ha’ penny, Two ha’ penny, Hot Cross Buns! This recipe comes as a special Easter request from one of our Facebook fans.  Jennifer has hot cross buns as an […]

Fried eggs in shells, great for Easter

Fried eggs in shells – great for Easter

Looking for an Easter breakfast idea?  Then you might really like this traditional Polish dish of stuffed and fried egg shells. It’s easy to make, with one tricky exception: cutting the egg shell.  I have several additional photos at the bottom of the post to give a visual idea of what is involved.  For gluten […]

Pecan and Maple Syrup Wreath

Pecan and maple syrup wreath

Is it a breakfast item?  Is it a dessert item?  Yes!  In Poland we would consider this a dessert, but cinnamon rolls and the like are very popular for breakfast in North America.  This delicious wreath is a very fluffy and aromatic cake, perfect for a Sunday morning breakfast with a cup of good coffee.  […]

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