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Waffle Cupcakes

Waffle Cupcakes

How cute are these waffle cupcakes? If the crushed walnuts didn’t hook you, the mini Eggo will! This cupcake is the perfect excuse to have dessert for breakfast. A perfect creation for your next party or hosted brunch. Do…

Mimosly Marquisrita

Mimosly Marquisrita

How about a Marquisrita for breakfast? Here’s a little twist on a favorite classic. The Mimosly Marquisrita is really easy to make and uses the basics of the original. Try serving this up at your next brunch!…

Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

Delicious. Delectable. Dangerously good. These red velvet cinnamon rolls made my week. We saw these on Pinterest and used the recipe from Number 2 Pencil. We made some modifications, like cutting the recipe in half.  It made more than…

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

What’s fall without pumpkin bread?  Seriously – if you don’t like pumpkin, sorry, but what is wrong with you?  If you’re not from New England, and you don’t like pumpkin, then you get a free pass.  I could literally…

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins

Go bananas over these delicious and easy banana muffins.  I usually get pretty ambitious when I buy bananas.  I buy a bunch of them and assume I will eat them all before they go bad.  Being in New York…

French Toast

Authentic French Toast

For Mother’s Day Fatima and I made a delicious breakfast for my mom.  She only had a few requests for the menu, one of them being french toast.  I love french toast.  Rather than making the same egg mixture for…

Pink Flowers

Mother’s Day

Today’s Throw back Thursday highlights the delicious breakfast Fatima and I made for my mom for Mother’s Day.  All she wanted to do for her day was to 1.) have a great breakfast 2.) go for a bike ride…

Buttermilk Pancakes

Oatmeal and Flaxseed Buttermilk Pancakes

Chocolate chips are optional.  When you want to feel like you’ve eaten a healthy breakfast without having to taste carrots, spinach, oatmeal, flaxseed, whey protein powder…etc…just make some delicious pancakes.  What’s great about oatmeal (in pretty much anything) is…

Omelete Cupcakes

Omelette Cupcakes

Cupcake fever has set in.  While making some yummy boozy cupcakes last week, we got to experimenting with other foods.  Saw an idea on Pinterest I thought I would try out.  I’m naming these “Omelette Cupcakes” because they are whipped…

Baked Donuts

Old Fashioned Chocolate Glazed Donuts

Chocoholic?  Yes.  Any chance to make something chocolatey and I’m the first one in line.  The chocolate donuts were so good!  We were going for the chocolate glazed donuts you get from the Dunkin Donuts – the kind that…

Old Fashioned Red Velvet Donuts

Old Fashioned Red Velvet Donuts

Red Velvet?  Donuts?  Um, yum!  These were absolutely delicious.  The kind of donut you wait for at brunch after going to church in the morning.  Ugghghg…I wish we made more… This past fall, we made some yummy pumpkin donuts.…

Old Fashioned Glaze

Old Fashioned Glaze for Donuts

We went nuts for donuts this past weekend.  We baked up a storm of red velvet and chocolate donuts. Some were left plain, but the others were dipped into glaze.  I don’t really know what came over us, but…

Perfect Baked Potato

Who doesn’t love a good baked potato?  I made this last week when I was on my cleanse.  A god send.  Lightly salted, buttered, and fluffy – what more could you ask for? Rubbing butter and salting the potato…