Category Brunch

Mini Vegetable Quiches

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30-35 minutes Serves: 3-4 Growing up I always liked quiche, specifically broccoli and breakfast sausage. Yes…even for dinner. The back story is that I was the pickiest eater growing up. I basically ate chicken and a handful of other things. So my parents were tasked with dumbing down a […]

Summer Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

Prep time: 10 minutes Serves: 2-4 (2 for lunch, 4 for side dish) Salads have never been my thing. My husband, either. He famously tried his first salad at age 22. Ouch. But since that time we have done pretty well for ourselves. I can’t say we are regular salad eaters, but we I¬†know how […]

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serves: 12 I have this habit where I think to myself, yea so I’ve never tasted this before, but it looks and sounds cool, so why not develop a recipe around it? It first started with my bolognese recipe, which turned out pretty great. So great that […]

Easter Blondies with Cadbury Mini Eggs

Prep time: 10 minutes Bake time: 20 minutes Serving size: 15 blondies When I think of Easter baking, I think of two types of baked goods: family recipes and Easter themed goodies. Last year I went with the family recipe – Italian Easter Bread. This year I’m going fun. A simple recipe that people will […]

Chunky avocado salad

Prep time: 10 minutes! Serves: 4 You’re probably thinking, wow Julianne, that chunky avocado salad looks just like guacamole, right? And it kind of does. But its not!¬†Guacamole is a bunch of ingredients mashed into a dip or topping. In this recipe, the ingredients are combined, but left as distinct flavors and textures. The sweet […]

Crunchy Homemade Granola

Prep time: 6-8 minutes Cook time: 30-40 minutes I love granola. Its a great addition to yogurt, trail mix, or on its own as an afternoon snack. If you’re looking for more uses, Food and Wine has an excellent article pointing out both conventional and nonconventional ways to eat Granola. This is a quick recipe […]

Creamy Hot Cocoa

Prep time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 For a food lover/blogger, comfort food is the best thing about winter. Simmering soups, roasting vegetables, and stewing beverages all fill your home with delectable aromas. And then you get to eat them. Doesn’t get any better. Though not a solid food, hot chocolate easily fits in with the […]