Piña Colada Oatmeal

Oatmeal topped with a pineapple compote, toasted coconut, and almond slices. Piña colada oatmeal is my latest attempt at sprucing up my oatmeal breakfast routine. I’ve never been a big fan of oatmeal, in fact, I’ve deftly avoided the slimy sludge for the better part of my adult life. I’ve always had a hard time…

Oatmeal Sourdough

Yes, more bread. This is the heart healthy loaf – filled with old fashioned oats and whole wheat flour to help boost your fiber intake and supposedly lower your cholesterol. Beyond that, this is just a very yummy loaf of bread. Recipe makes 1 large boule. Ingredients: 1 cup Leaven Mix and leave overnight (Day…

Cowboy Cookies

For when regular chocolate chip cookies just won’t cut it… Cowboy cookies elevate chocolate chip cookies to a whole new level with the inclusion of coconut, oats, and pecans.  Every time I bake these cookies I’m at war with myself as to whether this is cookie overkill.  I mean there is, absolutely, nothing wrong with…

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Oatmeal molasses bread take two – this is the second oatmeal molasses bread recipe I have posted.  I wasn’t happy with the first recipe, so I decided to try something else.  This recipe is less dense and moister then the last recipe with a rich molasses flavor and a chewy oatmeal texture.  It just keeps…

Blueberry Crisp

Another summer fruit crisp.  I did strawberries a couple of weeks ago.  This week it’s time for some blueberries.  They are not quite in season around here yet, but they are starting to appear on the supermarket shelves, probably shipped up from Florida or California.  I can’t wait for blueberry pie season! Yum yum yum……

Baked Apple Oatmeal

Baked apple oatmeal is my breakfast friendly version of apple crisp.  With reduced fat and sugar, and more oats, I scoop a portion of this into my cereal bowl each morning, give it a quick zap in the microwave to heat it up, and pour milk over it for a highly satisfying start to the…