May 042016

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and my husband and Bubbles have both been asking what I would like to do to celebrate.  There’s usually some combination of food, an activity, and a little down time for me.

Easy Sausage Eggs Benedict recipe - perfect for Mother's Day brunch!  It's made even easier with precooked sausage patties and Hollandaise sauce made in the blender.

Thank you to Johnsonsville for partnering with me to share this Sausage Eggs Benedict recipe.

This year I requested that we do brunch, because I love brunch.  Plus brunch doesn’t require getting up quite as early and I’m all about sleeping in on Mother’s Day if at all possible. Continue reading »

Mar 182013

French Toast and Pancake Recipes for Kids

It always seems that breakfast is one of those meals that is almost always the same.  Yogurt and a piece of toast, some scrambled eggs with a couple strips of bacon, pancakes, cereal – whatever it is, I feel like once we find something we enjoy that fills us up for the morning we tend to stick with it.  Habit and routine help us get our morning started and keep everyone on schedule.

Every once in awhile, though, it’s nice to break out of the rut and add in some new options.  On the weekends we have a bit more time and try things like different breakfast casseroles, omelets, Eggs Benedict, and things like that.  But during the week to help add variety, yet still get our picky eater to eat, we sometimes turn to frozen products to help speed up our prep.  And because breakfast for us is mostly about getting Bubbles to eat something I really like the “mini” frozen foods, like the new Aunt Jemima Lil’ Griddles.  They have mini pancakes, mini blueberry pancakes, and french toast sticks. Continue reading »