Breakfast Pitfalls and Solutions

Breakfast Pitfalls and Solutions

The research shows that we should all probably care a little more about breakfast. Kids who eat breakfast have better concentration, cognitive function and do better in school (just drinking one glass of water may even improve test scores!) Despite what many of my...

Peach Jam

Recently I took the kids to a local peach orchard where we picked the most beautiful, scumptious peaches. In my quest to learn about canning, I decided we would make peach jam to preserve a little bit of summer. I’ve made freezer jam with my mom since I was a...

Oatmeal Breakfast Cakes

This recipe idea came from my friend Debbie who is a vegan and teaches vegetarian and vegan cooking.  I misplaced her recipe, but sort of recreated it the best I could. I hesitate to call these “pancakes” because even though they look like pancakes, they...
Crêpes

Crêpes

I love crêpes.  They are super versatile, kid-friendly, and easy to make. We were introduced to crêpes by a lovely French exchange student named Hélène who stayed with my family for a summer when I was a child. Hélène and I recently reconnected after MANY years, and...