Tag: pecans

Cinnamon Nut Oatmeal

Oatmeal has gone from the last thing I would ever eat to the first thing I think about eating.  It’s the steel-cut oats that really make the difference.  For years, I’ve tried eating rolled oats, but I could never get past the texture.  I don’t dig sticky mush.  Steel-cut oats are completely different. They have […]

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Vanilla Pecan Smoothie

This Creamy Pecan Smoothie is like drinking a caramel pecan coffee cake. I’m so glad everything in it is good for me.  It helps when I go back for seconds. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 unsweetened coconut flakes 3 large, cold bananas 1 cup frozen pineapple 2 1/2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, […]

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Quick Quick Fruit Salad Smoothie

The night before, I got a hankering for my favorite fruit salad.  This morning there was just enough to blend into a breakfast smoothie.  I thought it might turn out funny tasting with the pecans.  It didn’t.  It was EXCELLENT!  I couldn’t taste the pecans at all, neither could the kids. ;D heeheehee In the […]

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Quick Quick Fruit Salad

When you’re in a hurry hurry, you can make the quick quick fruit salad.  Eat for breakfast with yogurt, or over oatmeal.  It’s excellent eaten chilled on a hot day.  And it makes a perfect dessert after dinner. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 4 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, partially drained 1 cup fresh […]

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Moist Banana Pumpkin Bread Recipe

THANK GOODNESS this easy, easy fruit bread recipe makes two loaves!  We ate right through the first Banana Pumpkin Bread loaf in a matter of minutes.  I kid you not. This recipe makes the moistest pumpkin bread I’ve ever eaten.  You know how some pumpkin breads need some type of frosting to help you choke […]

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Bright and Tasty Waldorf Salad

OH MY WORD!  I could eat this salad EVERYDAY.  I’m eating this salad right now as I type. Actually, I’m barely typing.  I’m stealing a bite…get my fingers back on the keyboard…type a fews words while I chew…swallow…stop typing…scoop up another bite… I’m singing to the salad!  “What I like about you!…” your “light dressing” is still creamy good. […]

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Apple Butterscotch Bread Pudding, My Way

I’ve never met a bread pudding I liked. It’s true. They’re gross.  They’re either too wet, overloaded with dark raisins, or they have that bourbon sauce all over it.  Yuck.  I watch friends and family members dive into restaurant made bread puddings then “ooo and awww” like it was the best thing ever.  I just […]

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Fresh N Fruity Oatmeal Bread

Another SUCCESSFUL RECIPE from the cookbook, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes A Day ! I used the recipe for Oatmeal Bread, page 94, as my guide but then added a dash or two of my own desires & cravings.  I have another batch rising as I write this post.  This time, I DOUBLED the recipe!  […]

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Awesome Fruit Salad

This AWESOME fruit salad is PERFECT on a hot day! It’s really hard to stop eating it. I threw this together to serve on the side of my experimental breakfast, whole wheat English muffins turned into French toast. (I’ll tell you about them in the next post.) There’s just the right amount of sweet, juicy […]

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