Category Archive: Breakfast/brunch

How Sweet It Is

I don’t know about you but I almost never dream about food even though that seems kind of strange for someone who has a food blog and loves to cook. Anyway the other night I had a dream that I made this recipe and people were swooning over it! As soon as I woke up …

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Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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Asparagus Gruyere Tart

I made a little mistake with my asparagus placement – I should have alternated the asparagus ends and tips – it would have looked better. That little hiccup didn’t alter how it tasted. This was rich, cheesy and fabulous! We cut it into about 16 pieces for an appetizer and it was a huge hit. …

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Zucchini Red Pepper and Shallot Pie

It’s a fabulous combination of flavors with the garlic, roasted red peppers, shallots, cheese and eggs. It’s loaded with protein, healthy carbs and gets a serving of veggies in all at the same time. You can serve it as a side dish or along side a salad for a light lunch. If you have leftovers …

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

The end result is a perfect bakery style muffin but without all the calories and fat. Bakery/restaurant muffins can have 400 plus calories per muffin since they are loaded with oil and sugar. Since I don’t eat a lot of sweets these muffins are like dessert for me. Seriously, they fall somewhere between a muffin …

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