Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Breakfast Bowl

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Have you noticed all the raves about breakfast bowls lately? There's this account I've been following called the Wholesome Bowl on Instagram and she just makes the most gorgeous looking breakfast bowls I've ever seen. I'm finally breaking down and giving them a try. I have been trying to figure out Instagram, and I still have no clue what I'm doing on there yet. I have a whopping 24 followers! If you want to follow me go for it. Leave a comment on one of the pictures and I'll follow you back.   ...

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Cinnamon French Toast Sticks

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Back when I worked at the dining center as a prep cook, I learned how to make some really good French toast.  The dining center was my job back when I was in college and I'd do everything. From serving, to working the grill, and to helping the cooks prepare the meals for the next day. That job was pretty awesome and fun, and I met a lot of cool people there. This grill was so huge, I'd be flipping like 50 pieces of French toast at a time. What makes a good French Toast? The key is in the ...

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White Chocolate Cherry Granola

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So happy it is Saturday. I'm going to a cupcake decorating class later on at 2:00pm today. I'll have to take pictures of the finished cupcakes and post them on here. It's with the I joined. I also went and had some brunch with a friend at this place called the Boiler Room. We had Scotch eggs with maple aoli and they were to DIE for. The sausage was so spicy and the sauce was the best. A Scotch egg is a hard boiled egg, that is rolled in ground sausage and then gets deep fried with a ...

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Baked Funfetti Glazed Doughnuts

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Happy Wednesday! Here's a little tip. If you want to get back at someone you don't like at the moment, go to a health insurance site and enter in their phone number to the site and press the enter button when looking for quotes. They'll get spammed up to wazoo in phone calls! I accidentally did that, and now I'm getting calls from all over the US. They started on Friday and now, I probably have up to 80 phone calls from missed insurance companies. I'm not kidding you! Don't ever do that for ...

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Ham and Asparagus Frittata

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Frittata's are pretty awesome and so easy. No flipping, no scrambling, and no waiting until the egg yolk is set in the  middle and the whites are done. My favorite type of egg is over easy, but with a frittata all you do is add everything into a bowl, pour in a pan, and let the oven do the rest for you! Mix in whatever vegetables or protein you like. My favorites are chorizo, ham, bacon, cheese, and broccoli. Potatoes are also great, but will take a longer cooking time. To make this dairy ...

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Cherry Chocolate Scones

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I keep on finding awesome recipes in the Better Homes and Garden Breakfast and Brunch magazine edition. The magazine was on the shelves quite awhile ago, want to say that I picked it up sometime in the middle of Winter. You know how some people are a sucker for the gossip magazines? Well, I'm a sucker for food magazines. Think they do that on purpose at the check out lanes, and put the candy right next to the food magazines. Oh look, this recipe looks good it has chocolate in it! Think I'll pick ...

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Gruyere and Chive Popovers

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I had a pretty crazy weekend in Minneapolis, MN. Friday night started off with dinner at a restaurant that was featured on Diners Drive Ins and Dives called Broder's Pasta Bar.  For an appetizer, we ordered some Rosemary Almonds, which I plan on making for a snack one day. For dinner, I was forced to order number 18 (tagliarini di Locanda del Lupo) because according to my brother and Laura, it would not disappoint! #18 was fresh homemade pasta with prosciutto Rossa, truffle pesto & cream ...

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Blueberry Waffle Bread Pudding + Ideas for National Hot Breakfast Month

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  Can you believe it's February already? That poor groundhog Phil, saw has shadow on Monday, so that means there's at least 6 more weeks of Winter. Boooo!!!!!!!! More like 10 where I live. Groundhogs are rodents, not meteorologists! Just saying. :) February is also National Hot Breakfast month. You can have breakfast for dinner all month long and have no shame!  I have breakfast for dinner so many times during the week. On some nights, I'm really lazy and just cook up some hash browns a ...

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