A Holiday French Fried Onion Breakfast Recipe You know the holiday season is around the corner when you start thinking of a green bean casserole topped with French’s Crispy Fried Onions. But those crispy onions make good toppings on breakfasts, too. Celebrate Labor Day weekend with French Fried Onion Spinach and Eggs. Great recipe. Easy.Read More →

Egg Free and Dairy Free Omelet Egg lovers, imagine 21 days without an omelet or two fried eggs with toast, butter, and jelly. That’s what you face when you decide to go on a 21-day purification program that only allows vegetables, fruit, and whole food supplements with chicken and fish added the second week. Here’s proof that you can go to a restaurant with a group for breakfast and eat an Egg-less (and cheese-less) Vegetable Omelet! I did it! Order a Veggie Omelet without an Egg at a Restaurant My blogger group planned to meet for breakfast, and I was tempted to cheat at first.Read More →

Pancake Foldover Breakfast Add Protein to Pancakes Add protein from simply adding an egg and/or sausage to pancakes prepared from a box mix. The protein from a pancakes box mix serving amounts to about 4 grams. Add an egg with another 6 grams. Add another 3 grams by including half a sausage patty. The protein in the pancake foldover will then equal approximately 13 grams. One cup of blueberries for the whole recipe only amounts to 1.1 grams. Pancakes and syrup always go together. On the other hand, pancakes satisfy the palate just as great without the syrup. But if the extra dip-in-the-syrup sweetness seemsRead More →

Remember the hot dog recipe I blogged about last time? In case you didn’t see it yet, the special southern style dog includes a vegetable. Trying hard to incorporate veggies for easy family meals that your children won’t roll their eyes at? Make this meal fun for your children or grandchildren by asking them to set the table for you. The older ones can be chopping up the pickles unless you go the easy route with a jar of pickle relish. Speaking of relish, let me tell you about a pickle and ham roll-up snack I convinced my two granddaughters to taste. Grandmas like me dare toRead More →

The debate continues about which hot dog is better, Chicago’s or New York’s. But East Texas style hot dogs taste as good as either of them if not better. Furthermore, a hot dog meal is easy and perfect to prepare as a meal for kids. I’m a grandma (though I’m usually called Grummy by my grands), and I love simple easy-to-fix meals for my hubby and me – and of course, the grandkids when I’m keeping them.Read More →

 Coffee shop. Lavender coffee. Sweet. How is lavender good for you? Lavender is a popular item on menus these days. What’s the attraction all about? Could be about health and nutrition. Probably it’s because lavender provides many good uses. If you’re like me, sweet lavender coffee doesn’t stop the indulging at a favorite coffee shop. Recently, I ordered a hot lavender coffee with whipped cream – and an almond and raspberry scone.Read More →