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Breakfast

  • Healthy Date Nut Overnight Oats made with steel cut oats

    Date Nut Overnight Oats

    Date Nut Overnight Oats is the best way to jump start a frosty morning — the oats soak to the perfect creamy texture while you sleep, and chopped dates, walnuts, and…

  • Easy no-pectin Clementine Jam

    Clementine Jam

    Clementine Jam has a unique, brilliantly fresh flavor that plays well with all kinds of toast, croissants, scones, and biscuits.  It’s not a marmalade because there’s no bitter peel involved, it’s…

  • Fresh, bright, and creamy cranberry curd

    Microwave Cranberry Curd

    Microwave Cranberry Curd ~ a quick and easy method for making a thick tangy microwave cranberry curd — slather this gorgeous spread on anything and everything! Anything that gets me from…

  • Healthy Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal with Whiskey Butter

    Overnight Steel Cut Oats with Whiskey Butter

    Authentic Irish Overnight Steel Cut Oats with Whiskey Butter ~ this whole grain porridge is the perfect fall and winter breakfast or brunch dish…serve it to overnight guests and they may…

  • Golden pumpkin butter made easy in the crockpot

    Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter

    Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter ~ this easy slow cooker pumpkin butter recipe is the first thing I make every fall.  It’s super easy to throw together and the kitchen smells amazing!…

  • healthy 7 grain pumpkin chocolate chip muffins

    7 Grain Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    7 Grain Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins ~ these amazingly healthy whole grain muffins are light and fluffy but pack a powerful nutritional punch with seven different types of whole grains! Hi…

  • Easy and elegant Baked Eggs in ouff pastry

    Tomato and Egg Puff Pastry Tarts

    Tomato and Egg Puff Pastry Tarts are a wonderfully elegant breakfast that only looks hard to put together! I’ve got a miniseries running on the blog of these little baked egg…

  • Tall and luxurious golden yellow Pumpkin Crumb Cake

    The Best Pumpkin Crumb Cake

    My favorite Pumpkin Crumb Cake is a classic fall coffee cake enriched with pumpkin and perfectly spiced.  It has become a holiday breakfast tradition in our house! Wow, I sensed from…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

    This quick and easy Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread is grain, sugar, and dairy free.  This vegan quick bread is also amazingly versatile, and fabulous toasted!…

  • Moist pumpkin bread with a sweet maple glaze

    Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread

    This soft Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread with that layer of super sweet maple icing is a winning combination.  Make it on the first crisp morning of fall, and every weekend through…

  • mason jar smoothie bowl

    Kid Friendly Smoothie Bowls

    Hi everybody — I’m posting today from Super Healthy Kids and I hope you’ll head over and join me there.  I’m making kid-friendly breakfast bowls without the exotic ingredients that can…

  • The perfect late summer dessert - juicy white peaches baked in a buttery shortbread crumble crust

    White Peach Bars

    White Peach Bars ~ these are thing things summer dreams are made of, with delicate and juicy white peaches baked up in a butter golden shortbread crumble crust ! Apparently, farmers…

  • 5-Minute Breakfast Crisp made in the microwave

    5 Minute Stone Fruit Breakfast Crisp

    5 Minute Stone Fruit Breakfast Crisp ~ a luscious fresh fruit crisp made especially for breakfast with healthy oats, nuts, and almond flour ~ it’s naturally gluten free, and sooooo delicious!…

  • beautiful breakfast smoothie bowl

    How to Build the Ultimate Smoothie Bowl

    How to Build the Ultimate Smoothie Bowl ~ everything you need to know to put together a beautiful and healthy breakfast! You’ve heard about them, you’ve probably seen them, but have…

  • Fresh fruit frozen into colorful yogurt bars

    Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt Bars

    These Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt Bars are fun to make, and pretty, too. They make a nice healthy treat for kids of any age. I make a simple granola for the…

  • banana walnut scones with browned butter glaze

    Banana Walnut Scones with Browned Butter Icing

    Moist and tender Banana Walnut Scones with Browned Butter Icing might just be the most comforting breakfast on the planet! I know, you don’t have to tell me, I posted two…

  • glazed strawberry shortcake scone

    Strawberry Shortcake Scones

    Strawberry Shortcake Scones are the ultimate breakfast treat, with tons of juicy fresh strawberries tucked inside a flaky tender pastry.  These pretty strawberry scones will be a guaranteed hit for a…

  • healthy breakfast smoothie bowl

    Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

    Breakfast smoothie bowls are all the rage right now for a good reason! These healthy fruit and yogurt bowls are beautiful, healthy, and endlessly customizable ~ they’re gluten free, high protein,…

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

    I dare you to name a more beloved ‘oldie’ than Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins.  But wow, it’s been ages since I’ve made muffins,  I know because it took me forever to…

  • raspberry coconut squares

    Fresh Raspberry Coconut Bars

    These Fresh Raspberry Coconut Bars are ooey, gooey, and delicious!  Just imagine your favorite coconut bar brightened up with juicy fresh raspberries ~ yum! I picked up a package of fresh…

  • New York Style Crumb Cake

    Cardamom Crumb Cake

    Cardamom Crumb Cake ~ this moist and pillowy New York style crumb cake takes coffee cake to a whole new level with the subtle warmth of cardamom.…

  • The best gingerbread ever!

    Copycat Starbucks Gingerbread

    Copycat Starbucks Gingerbread ~ skip the trip to the pricey coffee shop and make your own moist and perfectly spiced frosted gingerbread.…

  • Maui Island Granola with Macadamia Milk

    This recipe for Maui Island Granola with Macadamia Milk was given to me years ago by a friend who brought it back from Maui. It was served every morning with breakfast…

  • Pumpkin Bread with Toasted Walnuts

    Pumpkin Bread with Toasted Walnuts

    Pumpkin Bread with Toasted Walnuts ~ a moist pumpkin quick bread studded with toasted walnuts makes a perfect fall breakfast or coffee break treat.…

  • Oatmeal Brulee

    Oatmeal Brûlée

    Oatmeal Brûlée ~ please don’t faint —it might seem like a crazy luxury but it’s no less healthy than regular oatmeal.  That’s because I didn’t add any sugar to the pot,…

  • Pumpkin Cream Scones

    Pumpkin Cream Scones

    Pumpkin Cream Scones are soft, tender pastries that are so much better than the ones you get at your favorite coffee store! I hear from people all the time who tell…

  • Better than tarbuck's Cranberry Bliss Bread 4

    Better than Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bread

    This Better Than Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bread has all the bells and whistles of the original bars, but in an irresistible pound cake form.  Skip the coffee shop and stay home…

  • Breakfast Macaroni and Cheese

    Breakfast Mac & Cheese

    Breakfast Mac & Cheese is a delicious mashup of cheesy macaroni and your morning bacon and eggs…but don’t save it just for breakfast, it makes an epic ‘brinner’!…

  • Irish Apple Cale

    Authentic Irish Apple Cake

    This is an authentic old fashioned Irish apple cake, the kind that would be made throughout the apple harvest season all over Ireland, where every farmhouse has its own prized version…

  • Overnight Chia Yogurt

    Overnight Chia Yogurt ~ this easy healthy breakfast can be jazzed up with all sorts of fruits and nuts, or just enjoyed with a drizzle of honey. So what are chia…

  • chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread 8

    Chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread

    Chunky Fruit and Nut Quick Bread is packed full of healthy fruits and nuts ~ the smell of a couple of slices of this bread in the toaster will get anyone…

  • Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts with Maple Glaze

    One-Bowl Maple Glazed Buttermilk Doughnuts

    One-Bowl Maple Glazed Buttermilk Doughnuts ~ the best invention since sliced bread!  These super easy baked doughnuts are so much healthier than traditional deep fried, too, so go ahead, indulge! A…

  • Almond Poppy Seed French Toast 3

    Almond Poppy Seed French Toast

    Almonds lovers listen up ~ my Almond Poppy Seed French Toast is a super delicious twist on the classic breakfast treat ~ made with brioche bread and buttermilk in the batter,…

  • Pumpkin Toaster Waffles

    How to Make and Freeze Toaster Waffles

    How to Make and Freeze Pumpkin Toaster Waffles ~ stock your freezer with these homemade toaster waffles and watch them disappear! Toaster waffles aren’t just for kids, especially when they are…

  • Ripe peaches

    Peach Butter

    You’ll kick yourself if you don’t make a big batch of silky Peach Butter before the peaches are all gone for the year!  This is sheer heaven on a piece of…

  • Apple Spice Cake with Nutmeg Glaze

    Spiced Apple Cake

    Sometimes a photo is worth a thousand words, and that’s definitely the case with this Spiced Apple Cake recipe ~ you can clearly see the moist tender crumb, and I bet…

  • Mushroom and Egg Breakfast Pastries1

    Mushroom and Egg Breakfast Pastries

    Mushroom and Egg Breakfast Pastries look fancy but they’re easy to make, try them the next time you need something a step above the ordinary for breakfast or brunch. Of all…

  • Quick Maple Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

    Quick Maple Bacon Cinnamon Buns

    Quick Maple Bacon Cinnamon Buns?  No, don’t run for your reading glasses, these rolls are the shorthand version, they’re ready for the oven in the time it takes to make your…

  • How to make Rhubarb Butter

    Easy Rhubarb Butter

    At the first sighting of fresh rhubarb every spring I make up a batch of my sweet and tangy Easy Rhubarb Butter ~ spread it on toast, muffins, biscuits, or just…

  • Power Popsicles | The View from Great Island 5

    Power Smoothie Striped Popsicles

    I’m kicking off the unofficial start of summer with a whole week of new popsicle recipes, tips, and useful links.  Homemade popsicles are so incredibly versatile I need an entire week to…

  • 3 Minute Microwave Jam | The View From Great Island 4

    3-Minute No Sugar Microwave Jam

    3-Minute No Sugar Microwave Jam ~ this amazingly fresh and vibrant jam is made in just minutes in the microwave, without any of the muss and fuss associated with traditional jam…

  • Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins 7

    Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins

    There’s nothing quite like your own Homemade Cinnamon Raisin English Muffins ~ and you don’t even have to turn on the oven to make them! Oh gosh, so much to say…

  • Chai oatmeal 1

    Chai Oatmeal

    Chai Oatmeal is a lightly spiced with the exotic spices of Chai tea ~ it’s guaranteed to warm up the chilliest of mornings! Here’s a simple little recipe for the best…

  • raspberry Chambord squares

    Raspberry Chambord Squares

    Raspberry Chambord Squares ~ fresh juicy raspberries are baked right into a buttery shortbread crumble crust and then topped with a Chambord laced glaze ~ the liqueur gives this simple dessert…

  • Marmalade Bars stacked

    Whole Wheat & Oatmeal Marmalade Bars

    These Whole Wheat & Oatmeal Marmalade Bars are absolutely fabulous ~ the tender whole wheat, brown sugar, and oatmeal crust sets off the homemade marmalade beautifully! I know high baking season…

  • Gingerbread French Toast

    Gingerbread French Toast

    Gingerbread French Toast ~ the simple addition of molasses and a few spices transforms plain French toast into something worth lingering over. Hey everybody— we’re complete slugs today in our house…I…

  • tangerine cake 1

    Fresh Tangerine Cake

    This sunny Fresh Tangerine Cake is guaranteed to get your morning off to a better start — the cake is moist and buttery and the icing bursts with fresh tangerine flavor!…

  • One Ingredient Maple Cream

    Maple Cream ~ this one ingredient wonder will blow you away ~ imagine a creamy, whipped maple syrup that you can spread like butter on everything from toast and biscuits to…

  • Pumpkin Churro Doughnuts with Warm Chocolate Sauce

    Pumpkin Churro Doughnuts with Warm Chocolate Sauce ~ these plush doughnuts are baked, not fried, then coated with crunchy sugar and paired with a to-die-for warm chocolate dipping sauce.…

  • Apricot Turnovers

    Apricot Turnovers are made quick and easy with frozen puff pastry dough and fresh apricots ~ use your favorite jam in place of fresh fruit for an even faster treat!…

  • Zucchini Walnut Streusel Bread

    Zucchini Walnut Streusel Bread is a delicious variation on a classic zucchini bread…the little extra crunch of the topping sets it apart from your everyday quick bread. Writing about food is…

  • Homemade Muesli

    Homemade Muesli is one of the original ‘health’ foods, invented by a Swiss doctor in 1900. It falls somewhere between granola and oatmeal — it’s lighter than granola because it isn’t…

  • Ranier Cherry Almond Muffins

    Ranier Cherry Almond Muffins ~ these tender muffins are packed with ripe juicy cherries and topped with a sweet cherry glaze! Yay!  We’re right smack dab in the middle of the…

  • Buttermilk Blueberry Pancake Squares

    Buttermilk Blueberry Pancake Squares are such a fun way to start the day ~ and everybody can sit down to warm pancakes at once! Who wouldn’t love a little stack of…

  • Quick Plum Sticky Buns

    Yes, I said quick.  Really quick.  Is 30 minutes from start to finish quick enough for you?  The secret is refrigerated crescent dough, which I hardly ever buy, but sometimes it…

  • Vanilla Bean Pluot Jam Recipe

    Vanilla Bean Pluot Jam Recipe ~ this easy small batch refrigerator jam is made with flavor packed pluots with a hint of vanilla bean for depth ~ it’s going to become…

  • Zucchini Walnut Pancakes

    These healthy 5 grain Zucchini Walnut Pancakes have all the flavors of your favorite zucchini bread, with an extra boost of nutrition ~ what a way to start the day!…