Category: Breakfast

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Do you buy carrots like we do? We buy 10 pounds of carrots at a time and we go through them in just a few weeks. We could probably go through them much faster but my carrots would plan a mutiny against me if we ate them that often! Needless to say, I’m always trying to come up with new ways to make use of all these carrots. This, by the way is why most of my recipes on this blog have to do with carrots; carrot cake popsicles, sunshine carrots, carrot fries, sunshine carrot soup, carrot cake baked...

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Make Your Own Yogurt

One of the ways, you can move away from processed foods is by making your own. Some foods seem easy enough; cookies, bread, waffles. How about the things that you don’t even really think are “made”; how about things like yogurt. You wouldn’t think yogurt is all that processed but if you take the time to read the ingredients you’ll soon find that yogurt often is full of sugar, artificial flavoring, and sometimes even dyes. This is one reason why I make my own yogurt. The other reason is because making your own yogurt is much, much cheaper! I...

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Broccoli and Cheese Mini Quiches

I am always on the lookout for a new recipe, especially healthy recipes. If there is a way to get more veggies into my kids’ diets then I am all for it. We recently had a bunch of broccoli, I’m talking 5lb bag of broccoli here! Hey my kids were the ones who wanted the broccoli, the only problem was they didn’t realize that they’d be tired of broccoli after day 2.   In order to finish off our very large stash of broccoli, I found a new recipe; Broccoli and Cheese Mini Quiches. It’s a very simple and...

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Making Yogurt in a Crock Pot

I have been feeding my boys yogurt for their breakfast lately. I have decided that they need some probiotics in their system to keep them healthy or should I say get them healthy; they have been sick for too long in my opinion. I set out to buy organic yogurt that contained all the good probiotics. However, organic yogurt is expensive! Even in bulk it is pricey. Naturally, I started thinking about the idea of making yogurt has always been very intimidating to me. There is a lot involved when it comes to making yogurt on the stove and oven. After...

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