Breakfast

Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

Mother’s Day is drawing near, and if you are anything like me – a mom with small children – it can be hard to really relax and enjoy “your” day. I remember well a Mother’s Day nightmare that left me in tears when my little ones were still babies. My husband was at work; my oldest daughter had opted to spend the day with another family. My son, then 2, woke up from his nap screaming and had a nasty fever. The baby woke up screaming from her nap with an explosive diaper all over her crib and all over her. I was in tearsRead More →

Easy Banana Bread

Every kitchen needs a go-to recipe for easy banana bread. I don’t know about you, but I tend to buy a lot of bananas. They are budget AND kid-friendly, which is always a plus in my book. My family likes bananas when they are still firm and ever so slightly green. That’s our sweet spot. I suppose many would protest “But they aren’t even fully ripe yet!” And I suppose that is true. But, it’s how we like them. As the bananas ripen more fully, we start using them in smoothies and in this yummy banana bread. Sometimes we’ll let the bananas go on purposeRead More →

quick sour cream coffee cake

A wonderfully moist coffee cake swirled with cinnamon and walnuts – perfect for brunch!Read More →

biscuits-and-gravy

Fresh biscuits with sausage gravy are a comfort food classic perfect for a chilly weekend morning.Read More →