Breakfast & Brunch Recipes

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These Lemon Blueberry Muffins are bursting with juicy blueberries and a touch of zesty lemon flavor. With a crunchy top and a moist crumb, you’ll want to eat them for every meal. I love blueberry muffins. I don’t love how if I eat them for breakfast, I’m sleepy and sluggish the rest of the morning. These Lemon Blueberry Muffins have whole wheat in them to help with the carb crash, and tons of blueberries, so you feel like…

Apricot White Chocolate Scones

Apricot White Chocolate Scones

These Apricot White Chocolate Scones are packed with delicious dried apricots and sweet white chocolate. With a beautiful, sparkly top, the flavors are the perfect indulgent addition to any breakfast or brunch! I like dried apricots and thought white chocolate and dried apricots might be good together. It seems there’s a lot of people online who feel the same way. I remember trying a scone recipe years ago…

Lemon Greek Yogurt Cake Donuts

Lemon Greek Yogurt Cake Donuts

These Lemon Greek Yogurt Donuts are a fun twist on a traditional sour cream donut. They are perfectly sweet with a burst of bright lemon flavor. These are a light, refreshing treat to eat hot out of the pan any time of year. I’ll be the first to admit that these aren’t going to win any sort of beauty contest. The dough is a bit sticky and I always have trouble getting enough flour on my surface. I honestly think it’s just…

Whole Wheat Waffles

Whole Wheat Waffles

Whole-y cow these are good! Start your morning or end your day with these delicious whole wheat waffles. These whole wheat waffles are a great choice for breakfast. They help you get some of your daily fiber, but it’s up to you to get the rest of your fluids and fitness! I always used to joke that waffles were pancakes with abs, so if whole wheat waffles have abs, maybe eating them will help me get some too. I love these…

French Waffles

French Waffles

These French Waffles are crisp and light and will surprise you with every bite. They will have you believing you are on a French veranda eating breakfast with your love. Throw out everything you know about waffles. These French Waffles use a completely different method and are cooked for longer than traditional waffles. They will change your whole view on waffles. I found the idea for this recipe in Le Cordon Bleu…

Chocolate Steel Cut Oats

Chocolate Steel Cut Oats

These Chocolate Steel Cut Oats are delicious and healthy. Plus, they make your kitchen smell like freshly baked brownies first thing in the morning! One of the only things my husband and I disagree on is the importance of breakfast. He’s a wake-up-and-get-stuff-done kind of guy. I’m a wake-up-and-eat-breakfast kind of girl. These easy Chocolate Steel Cut Oats are a perfect compromise for us. Whether you have an Instant Pot…

Quinoa Granola

Quinoa Granola

This light and crisp Quinoa Granola has the perfect balance of wholesome oats, sweet honey, crunchy quinoa, and crispy rice cereal. It’s perfect for snacking on or for topping a yogurt parfait. When I was creating this granola recipe, I knew I wanted something light and crispy. Hearty granola most definitely has its place, but after so much holiday food, something light sounds most appealing. Quinoa takes a bit…

Trail Mix Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Trail Mix Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These simple and easy trail mix peanut butter energy balls are perfect for a nutritious mid-morning or afternoon snack, or to throw at your kids when they are hungry. Hate picking through your trail mix to find the good stuff? I love a good trail mix, but oftentimes I end up picking through it and only eating what I like. With these trail mix energy balls, I am able to choose all the ingredients I enjoy and then some! You can…