breakfast, Electric Pressure Cooker, menu plan monday, Menu planning, Oatmeal, Recipes

Mom, What’s For Dinner? – January 8, 2018 & Pressure Cooker Steel Oats

Last week was crazy.  I only worked twice during the week.  We had below freezing temps.  Extremely below freezing temps.  The wind chill on a couple of the days registered -20 or so below. On the two days I worked, I had dismissal duty.  I cannot put anything on my face that would block my… Continue reading Mom, What’s For Dinner? – January 8, 2018 & Pressure Cooker Steel Oats

Chocolate, Granola, Oatmeal, Oatmeal, Recipes, Strawberries, Valentine's Day

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

Happy Valentine's Day! I've been in the mood for homemade granola so I decided to experiment.  With Valentine's Day approaching, I thought chocolate covered strawberry granola would be a great version. I love chocolate covered strawberries.  I will sometimes go to a Chocolate and Coffee Shop called Winan's Fine Chocolate and Coffee Shop.  I will… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

breakfast, Cinnamon, Oatmeal, Pecans, Recipes

Snickerdoodle Oatmeal

Snickerdoodle Oatmeal   Stars of the recipe: ½ c. quick cooking oats ⅓ c. milk of your choice ⅔ c. water pinch of salt ¼ tsp. butter 2 tsp. maple syrup 2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. sugar 1 Tbsp. chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)   Steps: In a large microwavable bowl, combine oats, milk,… Continue reading Snickerdoodle Oatmeal

breakfast, Chocolate, Coconut, Ingredients, Oatmeal, Recipes, Snacks

Almond Joy Granola

One of my favorite candy bars is Almond Joy.  This is a good thing on Halloween because the  boys won't touch them with a 10 foot pole or if the Imaginative One is being his snarky self a 9 and 3/4 inch pole.  I get their Almond Joy candy bars on Halloween.  The combination of… Continue reading Almond Joy Granola

breakfast, Coconut, Ingredients, Oatmeal, Pumpkin, Recipes, Snacks

Pumpkin No Bake Energy Balls

For a long time, I had wanted to try Larabars but was afraid because I didn't know how they would like it because of the dates.  Once I finally tried one of the bars, I decided it was not as bad as I thought it would be. This past weekend, I picked my first container… Continue reading Pumpkin No Bake Energy Balls

breakfast, Cranberries, Crockpot, Ingredients, Oatmeal, Recipes

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal

A couple of days ago, Tiffany from Eat at Home posted a recipe for cranberry orange oatmeal cooked in the slow cooker.  I've attempted to make oatmeal in the slow cooker and it did not turn out pretty.  Most of it was wasted. This recipe turned out great because I found a different way to… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Oatmeal

Apples, Dessert, Ingredients, Oatmeal, Pecans, Recipes, Walnuts

Individual Five Spice Apple Crisp

Last November my foodie pen pal introduced me to Chinese five spice and suggested I use it in some of my fall time recipes instead of pumpkin pie spice blend.  The five spice really does take it up a notch.  If you didn't know, Chinese five spice is a spice blend of cinnamon, star anise, white… Continue reading Individual Five Spice Apple Crisp

Almond milk, breakfast, Coconut, Granola, Healthy, Ingredients, Menu planning, Oatmeal, Peanut butter, Pumpkin, Yogurt

6 Easy Breakfast Foods

In January, I made a resolution to eat breakfast on a daily basis.  I've been faithful towards that resolution except for one time.  That one time was killer on my body.  My blood sugar was not stable so that made the likelihood of me making bad food choices increase. As the school year starts, I… Continue reading 6 Easy Breakfast Foods