Category Archives: Breakfast

Quick Breakfast Ideas To Fuel Your Family

waffles with berries for breakfastMornings can be pretty hectic for most people, all too often breakfast is skipped or it’s something unhealthy, eaten on the run. Adults are rushing off to work, children need to get to school and breakfast just doesn’t seem important at that time. Following are some quick breakfast ideas for you that are nutritious and quick.

But I don’t eat breakfast! I’m sure you have heard the saying, “Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day” and it’s certainly true especially when it comes to children. Countless studies have shown that children who eat a balanced breakfast are more alert in school, perform better and in many cases are less prone to bad behavior than children who don’t eat breakfast. These are pretty good reasons why your kids should eat breakfast and you’ll enjoy the same benefits too.

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How To Make Pancakes From Scratch

Homemade pancakesHere’s how to make pancakes from scratch, it’s easy to make these breakfast favorites simply follow along with the photos below. You’ll find two recipes below, one for pumpkin spice pancakes and a basic pancake recipe. All follow the same method! Your whole family will love these delicious and healthy pancakes on a cold winter morning. Serve them with real maple syrup or your favorite pancake toppings.

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A Healthy Sausage Ball Recipe

This is a spicy and healthy sausage ball recipe that’s low in fat, sodium and carbohydrates because it’s made with lean ground turkey. Shape the meat into quick cooking two bite balls, your kids will love them or patties if you prefer. These are good for breakfast, your main course or even as appetizers. Making your own sausage means you can control the ingredients and what your family eats. Continue reading A Healthy Sausage Ball Recipe

Two Pancake Syrup Recipes

Here are two pancake syrup recipes for you to try. Why make your own homemade syrup? It’s quick, easy and economical, plus it’s healthier too! Since it doesn’t contain any preservatives or high fuctose corn syrup. The first recipe is made with molasses and it isn’t as sweet. Whip up a batch of one of these syrups for the next time you serve your family pancakes, waffles or french toast for breakfast or brunch.

Pancake Syrup With Molasses

1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
3 cups water
2 Tablespoons molasses
2 teaspoons Watkins Maple Extract
1 teaspoon Watkins Butter Extract
1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract Continue reading Two Pancake Syrup Recipes

Easy Baked French Toast

I’ve been wanting to make this baked french toast recipe for ages but it makes too much for just the two of us. The perfect solution was to invite the family over for Saturday brunch. It’s so easy as all the preparation is done the night before, all you need to do is pop in in the oven, sit back and enjoy your coffee.

1 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 tablespoons corn syrup
1 teaspoon Watkins maple extract
12 slices of bread (crusts trimmed)
1 1/2 cup whole milk
6 Large eggs
1 teaspoon Watkins vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt Continue reading Easy Baked French Toast