Author Archives: nancyc

Dark Chocolate Chip Granola Cookies

I’ve been in a chocolate chip mood lately! So I thought I’d make some breakfast-type cookies with chocolate chips in them—Dark Chocolate Chip Granola Cookies. A cookie made with ingredients that I usually put in granola, like honey, coconut flakes, old-fashioned oats, wheat germ, ground flaxseed, chopped nuts, raisins or dried cranberries, and a good amount of dark chocolate chips! 🙂

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Strawberry-Kiwi Banana Smoothie

For me, summer is smoothie weather and I love having them for breakfast! It’s always fun trying out different flavors. Strawberries, kiwifruit, and bananas are a great combination, and this smoothie uses frozen banana slices to help thicken it and make it creamy. You can slice and freeze your banana the evening before you make it.

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The Easiest (TikTok) Cinnamon Rolls

Super-easy cinnamon roll ideas are all over social media! They’re also known as TikTok Cinnamon Rolls. I’ve been wanting to try them out for awhile, and I finally had a chance! These are what you could call semi-homemade—the “recipe” uses a can of store-bought cinnamon rolls from the refrigerated section and heavy whipping cream. You can’t get any simpler than that, right? And these are not only super-simple, but super-yummy! They bake up nice and fluffy, and the whipping cream gives them a wonderfully moist texture.

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Ranch Deviled Eggs

Happy Memorial Day Weekend to you! So far, we’ve been having beautiful weather! If you have any picnics or potlucks planned for the holiday weekend, this is a great recipe to keep in mind! Everyone loves deviled eggs, and these Ranch Deviled Eggs are a little different from traditional deviled eggs—they have some ranch dressing mix added into the yolk filling, which gives them a little zing and tastes wonderful!

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Breakfast Berry Cake and Yogurt

I first made this Breakfast Berry Cake several years ago when I reviewed the Two-Step Diabetes Cookbook by Nancy S. Hughes. The recipes in this book are simple, quick, flavorful and healthy, along with being diabetic-friendly. And this Breakfast Berry Cake looked really good, so that’s what I chose to make! It seemed like a good time to repost this recipe, because it’s a great breakfast cake for the spring and summer, with lots of mixed berries in it!

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