Make Ahead Breakfast Sausage Patties

  One breakfast staple in our house is the almighty Sausage Patty! Why? Well, because I can use just about any ground meat I’d like, season it the way we want, leave out the sugar and God knows what else commercial sausages have in them, and do it for a lot less money. But the best reason […]

Cherry Berry Smoothies – (GF, DF, EF, Sugar Free, Paleo)

The weather is warming up quickly here which means one thing to my kiddos…smoothies!  They love making smoothies for breakfast, snacks, whatever, then taking leftovers and freezing them into smoothie popsicles. And with ingredients like fruit and coconut milk, who can complain?  The best part about smoothies, for me, is that I can take pretty […]

Making Some Memories…and Yummy Scones!

Last weekend, my oldest daughter came to me with my cookbook in her little hands, and a gleam in her eye.  She was both proud and excited to be holding the large cookbook that her very own Mom had created, and she was determined to bake something from the book, by herself.  I tell you, you have […]

Eggnog Pancakes

Christmas morning in our house is chaotic, exciting and wonderful.  But we always take a break from the frenzy to have a filling breakfast.  However, no one wants to be in the kitchen all morning when there are toys to be played with (hey-I like toys still) and it must be something a little special…it […]

No’oat Granola

  Oats are an -iffy subject in the gluten free world.  Many folks swear by certified GF oats, but the other half of the equation cannot tolerate them and question their overall safety/digestibility.  The Maniac has always had problems with oats, even the most carefully cultivated.  That coupled with the fact that it’s the only […]