Breakfast

Meals to eat upon rising

Peach-Raspberry Surprise Smoothie

Peach-Raspberry Surprise Smoothie

This peach-raspberry surprise smoothie is delicious and refreshing! We make it gently layered for a beautiful and easy way to enjoy fresh peaches and tart raspberries. The surprises are the zucchini and hemp seeds that add to the nutrition!  I’d love to say that this […]

Peach Oatmeal Breakfast Clafoutis

Peach Oatmeal Breakfast Clafoutis

Peach oatmeal breakfast clafoutis is an easy and delicious one-pan breakfast bake that showcases beautiful seasonal fruits. Colorado peaches raise this baked oatmeal dish to company-brunch levels. Gluten-and-dairy-free, with vegan option. What is a Clafoutis? A clafoutis is a French baked dish that includes fruit, […]

Blueberry Lemon Almond-Flour Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Almond-Flour Muffins

I love a good breakfast muffin and these blueberry lemon almond-flour muffins fit the bill. They are nutrient-dense with almond and coconut flours, blueberries, lemon juice and zest. They’re even a great holiday treat for July 4th, Memorial Day or any time you want to […]

Strawberry-rhubarb-mint parfaits

Strawberry-rhubarb-mint parfaits

These strawberry-rhubarb-mint parfaits are cool and so refreshing for the warmer months. Depending on how you make them, parfaits are as good for breakfast as for dessert. My version of the parfait is a combination of my strawberry-rhubarb-mint compote, yogurt and a nut-spice mixture almost […]

Apple Blueberry Crisp – Paleo and Gluten-Free

Apple Blueberry Crisp – Paleo and Gluten-Free

This apple-blueberry almond crisp is a delicious combination of my favorite fruits, nuts and spices. It’s gently sweetened with maple syrup so that the tartness of the fruit shines through. Pretty enough to take to a potluck and simple enough to make for yourself.  A […]

Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free

Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free

This Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free is a delicious and simple mixture of nuts, dried fruits, sesame oil, and Moringa powder. It’s mildly green and a little sweet, a little tart, and filling enough for breakfast. I think of it as trail mix thrown into a food […]

Sweet Potato Sausage Broccoli Breakfast Bake

Sweet Potato Sausage Broccoli Breakfast Bake

This Sweet Potato Sausage Broccoli Breakfast Bake is the perfect make-ahead meal for a Mother’s Day brunch. It’s a mouthwatering combination of sausage, sweet potatoes, broccoli, onions, and eggs. Gluten- and-dairy-free! Cooking Tips You’ll chop, sauté and assemble the dish the night before. I like […]

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

With only six ingredients, this easy coconut milk tapioca dessert is creamy and rich, with a subtle hint of vanilla. Bananas are fabulous with it and so are many other fruits. I’m lucky to be in Hawaii for a few days and so am celebrating […]

Apple-Apricot Fruit-Sweetened Muffins

Apple-Apricot Fruit-Sweetened Muffins

These Apple-Apricot Fruit-Sweetened muffins are also gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, tree-nut-free and vegan. Truly an elimination diet muffin, yet flavorful and versatile. Because they are not very sweet, they are almost a scone. There are quite a few variations on elimination diets but all are based […]

Flourless Baked Oatmeal

Flourless Baked Oatmeal

This flourless baked oatmeal is a whole batch of my flourless oatmeal coconut milk pancakes baked into a pie dish. It is filling and not too sweet. As with the pancakes, you can make it sweet or savory. Those with sweet tooths (teeth?) can add […]