Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

One of the lactation consultants gave me this recipe during our hospital stay after I delivered Little Brother.  I made them within a couple days of coming home. Nursing has gone pretty smoothly for me this time (knock on wood) but I still thought it couldn't hurt to get a boost from the right foods. … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies


Baked Blueberry Peach Oatmeal

Last Sunday I made blueberry peach baked oatmeal for breakfast. My mom had made it for New Years Day brunch and sent me the recipe because I liked it so much. She said The recipe was from Taste of Home. I searched and it appears to be a mash up of two baked oatmeal recipes… Continue reading Baked Blueberry Peach Oatmeal


Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

I don't usually make up my own recipes.  There are far too many good ones out there written by other people, and to be honest I'm not that creative.  People think I'm creative because I make stuff all the time, but really I'm just following other people's instructions.  My Type A personality is happy that… Continue reading Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins


Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut “Cookies”

When I set out to make these cookies last night, I did not intend to loop this post back to breakfast again.  Yet that seems to be what happened. Last night after a nutritious dinner of cereal 😉 Benzo and I were lounging around watching American Idol when we both really wanted something sweet.  I've had… Continue reading Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut “Cookies”


Personal Baked Oatmeal Bowls

So this past Sunday I not only made Un-Chicken Noodle Soup, I also made personal baked oatmeal bowls for Benzo and I for breakfast.  We woke up without alarms to a chilly morning and I immediately thought "baked oatmeal".  I have made a big dish of baked oatmeal before and it's delicious.  But I remembered seeing… Continue reading Personal Baked Oatmeal Bowls


Oh My Pancake Sauce

Last Monday was the Labor Day holiday here in the U.S. and in honor of an extra day off I decided to make a special breakfast.  I have been wanting to make oatmeal pancakes for awhile so I searched for a recipe and finally landed on Oatmeal-Apple Pancakes from Whole Foods.  I like this recipe because… Continue reading Oh My Pancake Sauce


Healthy Breakfast for a Crowd

Yesterday I woke up to cloudy skies.  I was hoping to get outside for some yard work, but I dawdled around the house too long, writing about the best chocolate cake ever.  Before I knew it the clouds opened up and dumped rain all over everything.  And they continued to do that until the afternoon.… Continue reading Healthy Breakfast for a Crowd