Breakfast

Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

April 2, 2014
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  Yesterday I made homemade vanilla almond milk for the very first time. Goodbye you store bought almond milks, this is the ultimate! I found a new food love. I wish I had known a long time ago how easy it is to make your own almond milk from scratch. I got interested in searching […]

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Spinach Kiwi Chia Smoothie & the movie “Super Shrink Me”

January 26, 2014
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  I am not a fan of eating out at fast food restaurants. I’d rather prepare my family’s meals from scratch because I like to know where the food we eat comes from and how the meal was prepared. That also includes breakfast. I get up every morning and make sure my kids don’t leave […]

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Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Walnuts

November 3, 2013
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To me fall is the time of the year where a good pumpkin bread needs to be baked. Looking for a new recipe I stumbled over this spiced pumpkin bread with walnuts featured at Cooking Light. The spice mixture of allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon turn this simple bread into something special. It is super easy […]

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Mango Breakfast Smoothie

September 9, 2013
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This morning after walking my dogs I felt like eating something fresh and a mango breakfast smoothie sounded just right. It is still summer weather here in Colorado and it warms up very quickly in the mornings. I try to leave  early with my two boys, but even by 8.00 am the heat has already […]

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Kaiserrolls with Poppy Seeds – Mohnbrötchen

May 6, 2013
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Hamburgers were on the menu the other night and I wanted to bake my own hamburger buns this time. To me the store bought ones always look pretty sad. These Kaiserrolls with poppy seeds were very easy to prepare. I got the inspiration from Linda, That Skinny Chick can bake. Mine are not as pretty […]

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Potatoes with Mexican Chorizo & Muy Bueno Cookbook Giveaway

April 7, 2013
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If you like Mexican food you are in for a treat today. I have one copy of the cookbook Muy Bueno to give away to one lucky blog reader. Muy Bueno is the recipe collection and collaborate work of my Denver blogger friend Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack, her sister Veronica Gonzalez-Smith, and their mother Evangelina Soza. All three […]

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Nutella Buns (Rolls) with Pecans and Cinnamon

January 27, 2013
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  Recipes I like is the name of one of my boards on Pinterest. This board is my collection of tasty recipes I am planning to try sooner or later. Nutella buns (rolls) with pecans and cinnamon, originally shared by Saveur magazine, have been saved there for a while and were up to be baked […]

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Kale Frittata – A Healthy Breakfast Casserole

October 14, 2012
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  I finally found the perfect source to purchase eggs, lucky me! A local friend of my daughter’s riding instructor has lots of chickens and way too many eggs for her and her husband to eat all by themselves. Their chickens are spoiled with an insulated chicken house and heating lamps, so they stay cozy […]

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Penny’s Sexed Up Savory Oats

June 27, 2012
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I am a huge fan of the photographer Penny de los Santos. For me words can’t describe what she creates and puts into a picture. Her stunning food photography has inspired me since I saw her work for the very first time. Needless to say that I would like to eat any food related item […]

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Toasted Walnut Banana Bread

March 27, 2012
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This toasted walnut banana bread has been one of our favorite quick bread recipes for many years. My family loves this moist banana bread with the crunchy walnuts. I always double the recipe since the bread just seams to vanish as soon as I get it out of the oven. Toasted Walnut Banana Bread 4.7 […]

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