Category Archives: Breakfast/Brunch

Blueberry Cornbread Muffins

If you’re a fan of cornbread and cornbread muffins, here’s a spring-and-summery version you can enjoy, made with fresh blueberries! The blueberries give this slightly-sweet made-from-scratch cornbread a great flavor. And the corn kernels help make the muffins good and moist. There’s buttermilk mixed into the batter too, for a little extra zing. What’s not to love about these tender and tasty muffins?

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Strawberry-Honey Agua Fresca

While thumbing through a magazine the other day, I found a little note about Agua Fresca and how you could blend watermelon, cucumber, or cantaloupe with lime juice and a little sugar, then strain and serve over ice. That reminded me of an Agua Fresca recipe I made a few years back. It’s made a little differently–—I used strawberries and didn’t strain it. I also used honey instead of sugar. 

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Orange Pear Kale Green Smoothie

I still had some extra kale after making my Roasted Veggie and Kale Salad, so I thought I’d make a smoothie with some of it! I had read awhile back that kale has 10 times the vitamin C, 4 times the vitamin A, almost 2 times the vitamin K, and more calcium and vitamin B6 than spinach does. If that’s true, kale is definitely super-nutritious!

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Fresh Strawberry Bread

Fresh strawberries are the best! And I love making things with them too, whether it’s a smoothie or a baked treat. Like this Fresh Strawberry Bread—it’s so good and moist, and has lots of little chopped strawberry chunks in it that give it a great strawberry flavor. This quick bread is great for a spring or summer breakfast or brunch, but it’s sweet enough that it can also work as a dessert, too—try it with a scoop of strawberry ice cream on top!

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Apple-Cranberry Muffins

Apple-Cranberry Muffins are a great winter muffin, and it definitely feels like winter right now! For those of you who are snowed-in or iced-in, baking muffins is a great way to pass the time and make your kitchen feel warm and cozy! Plus, you get to enjoy eating muffins! Win, win, win! 🙂

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