Pumpkin Pancakes

Winter squash are perfect right now. Reposting this fab recipe. Enjoy! Warm, fluffy, moist, lightly spiced, pumpkin pancakes.  They’re just right to get you started on a Fall morning.  Or, for a fun twist, try them for dinner one night. Pumpkin Pancakes 2 (10 oz) cups flour 3 TB brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking…

PB&J Smoothie

Calling all PB&J fans — this is YOUR smoothie!  It captures the taste of a childhood favorite sandwich in a grownup friendly (ie: less sugar) smoothie. I love it for breakfast before heading out on a bike ride, as it has a great balance of energy for sustained activity.  Peanuts* are a fabulous source of…

Zingy Strawberry Smoothie

This delicious, zingy smoothie is one of my favorites, and for several reasons. Most important to me, it tastes fabulous — tart, sweet, creamy, a little spicy, and richly scented.  And it’s a quick charge up for those mornings when I need to eat and go.  But here’s the fun part — it has health…

Cocoa Granola

True confession:  this recipe came about because I ran out of cinnamon.  This culinary constraint propelled me to create a new granola flavor — and it worked beautifully. When you let this granola sit with milk for a minute or two in your bowl, the chocolate milk result is delightful — just like back in…