Category Archive: Breakfast/Brunch

How To Cut A Fresh Pineapple Quick & Easy

Freshly Cut Pineapple
Nutmeg Notebook

I love fresh pineapple all year long and fortunately we are able to purchase them all year long. I used to dread cutting the pineapple up and sometimes I would cheat and buy the already cut pineapple at Costco or Sams’ Club. But that was so expensive and sometimes the pineapple wasn’t completely ripe so …

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Chocolate Mint Smoothie

Chocolate Mint Smoothie

I have enjoyed so many amazing smoothie recipes on the Green Smoothie Challenge see my last post for all the details. It has my creative juices flowing and I keep having ideas for new flavors. Earlier this week I wanted a chocolate mint smoothie but I didn’t have fresh mint at the time so I …

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Confetti Cornbread / Birthday Blessings!

Confetti Cornbread

I wanted to make cornbread but I wasn’t sure how to go about making a no added fat cornbread that would still be moist and tasty. As usual Chef Google didn’t let me down and I went with a recipe found at Fat Free Vegan Kitchen. The confetti comes from colorful chopped bell peppers and …

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Blueberry – Oat Bars / Eating At The State Fair

Blueberry Oat Bars

Blueberries are in abundance right now and they are juicy, sweet and delicious! Give me a bowl of fresh berries to snack on and I am a happy camper. Having said that, sometimes I want something a little more fancy and dessert like. That’s where these blueberry oat bars come in. The blueberry filling is …

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Real Flapjacks / Sweet Oat Squares

Engine 2 Flapjacks

Years ago when my mom and I went to England together we ate some little sweet oat squares that were called Flapjacks. Here in the U.S. when we hear “flapjacks” we think pancakes. The flapjacks I am referring to are more like a bar cookie! We loved them but never found a recipe that was …

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