Family Favorite Breakfast Recipes

Oodles of Family Favorite Breakfast Recipes from Granola to muffins, casseroles to doughnut holes, Migas to Eggs in a Basket

Rum Soaked Banana Nut Muffin Bites

rum soaked banana nut muffins

Can we talk a little about kitchen magic?  The kind of magic that occurs when you take basic ordinary ingredients like flour, sugar, eggs, and spices – but what happens once those ingredients are combined is anything but ordinary; it’s kitchen magic. I firmly believe that banana bread and banana nut muffins are made of… 

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Making Muffins and Memories

Granny's Bran Muffins

Some of my favorite, and most vivid memories of childhood are centered around my Granny’s kitchen. Like many southern women of her time, Granny showered those she loved with food. Whether it was chicken fried steak, chess pie, apple pie, cinnamon rolls or chicken spaghetti; Granny’s kitchen was always a source of love, food, family,… 

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Migas {Deconstructed}

title charred tortilla with chorizo scrambled eggs and avo pico -3934

I want to thank California Avocados for sponsoring this post, and helping me to share my passion for avocados and delicious food with y’all. I vividly remember my first Migas experience.  It was at Kerby Lane Cafe in North Austin, and they were truly mouthwateringly delectable.  Soft buttery scrambled eggs tossed with crisp strips of… 

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Bakery Style Blueberry Cheesecake Muffins

blueberry cheesecake muffins

Berry season and summertime just go hand in hand, don’t they. I have so many memories of bare feet,  summer days, and dewberry stained fingers and mouths.  There were some dewberry bushes out behind one of our houses growing up and my brother Michael and I would spend hours picking dewberries and eating them straight… 

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Bakery Style Strawberry, Lemon, Ricotta Muffins

bakery style strawberry lemonade muffins

Oh y’all – there’s just something about this house and this kitchen that inspires me, makes me want to create and have fun. Have you ever made a decision that scared the living daylights out of you? Something life changing and monumental? We just did that. In 3 weeks we decided to move, found a… 

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Homemade Granola with Coconut Oil

homemade granola with coconut oil

There are many recipes that invoke powerful memories by their mere taste and smell,  homemade granola is one of those recipes for me. The scent of homemade granola whisks me back to childhood and bare feet, kiddie pools, crayons and laughter.   I’ve shared my own somewhat adapted homemade granola recipe with y’all before and… 

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Blueberry Muffins with Lemon and Ricotta

lemon blueberry ricotta muffins

I have discovered something amazing. UH-MAY-ZING! Lemon Zested Sugar.   If y’all knew about this and didn’t share this with me… I think our relationship might be somewhat fractured :-). When Tina announced that April’s Crazy Cooking Challenge was Blueberry Muffins, I knew that I wanted something different, something more, something tonguegasmic. Maria is one… 

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Broiled Grapefruit

sliced grapefruit

I love grapefruit. Seriously, y’all.     Grapefruits, to me, are the perfect citrus – tangy, slightly bitter, somewhat sour with just a hint of sweet.  Just writing about them right now has my mouth watering. NOM.   A few months ago, Maria (one of my favorite food bloggers) wrote a post about Broiled Grapefruit,… 

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Caramel Pecan Biscuit Bake

Dear Ones, I’d like y’all to say hello to someone. It’s time y’all say Hello to a new kind of Breakfast Dish – That little beauty dripping with caramelized sugars and pecans is White Lily Flour’s Caramel Pecan Biscuit Bake Would y’all like another introduction? You’re welcome. This isn’t your typical Breakfast Bake, it doesn’t… 

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Warm Vanilla Spiced Bananas


Want the recipe and more pictures? Go check out my guest post on Karly’s blog today *ps. I think this virus has nearly run its course. I’ve been in bed since Tuesday with fevers so high that I’ve hallucinated and my joints feel as if hot fire has been poured into them and then wrenched… 

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