How To Cook Bacon in a Cast Iron Skillet

Wondering how to cook bacon in a cast iron skillet? You’re in the right place! Plus…keep reading for a FREE BACON offer! We find that using cast iron gives bacon a delectable crunch that no other cooking method can quite re-produce. We also like to cook bacon in the oven, but it takes a little more time and heats up the house a bit too much in the summer.   To cook bacon in a cast iron skillet you’ll need: Cast Iron Skillet Grease Splatter Screen Clear Lid to fit Skillet (optional) Plate with paper towels Tongs Bacon (ButcherBox) 2 …

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Mom’s Quiche Recipe

This quiche recipe was originally handed down to me by my mom. When I was in high school, she helped with the prom day after breakfast and adapted the recipe they used into this one. This must be where I get my inability to exactly follow a recipe without adding some embellishments 😉 We make this quiche for Christmas morning every year. It’s a perfect “make ahead” breakfast. I simply get up early and take it from the fridge and set it on the counter while I do my Christmas Morning “stuff”. Then, I preheat the oven so that I …

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Breakfast Frittata Keto Friendly

66% fat~5% net carb~28% protein Note that the links in this blog are affiliate links when possible. An “affiliate link” is a way for me to earn money to help support my business. Affiliate links cost you nothing extra. They work like this: You choose to click on an affiliate link on my website and make a purchase. Depending on my relationship with that company you just purchased from–I earn either a small percentage or a fixed amount for “referring” you to the company. I only refer you to products and brands that I have used in the past or …

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Easy Sausage & Potatoes in the Crock pot

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Easy Sausage & Potatoes in the Crock pot I just love my crockpot, don’t you? This is such an easy and delicious recipe, I don’t know why I don’t make it more often. You can experiment with the types of meat you use. Try hamburger, ground turkey, crumbled bacon or Temp-ah instead of using sausage. Leftovers are perfect reheated the next day for lunch (or breakfast) Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 16 servings Calories: 184kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 lb Sausage5 lbs Potato2 tbsp Olive Oil1 tsp Salt2 tsp Ground Black Pepper1/2 tsp Garlic Powder …

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Pumpkin Spice Muffins These are our favorite pumpkin muffin recipe. The mashed banana is the secret ingredient that brings the flavors all together. This recipe makes 32 muffins. Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 32 Muffins Calories: 126kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients15 ounce pumpkin puree (can)1 Banana (mashed)4 large egg (lightly beaten)1 tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract1 tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice1 tbsp cinnamon1/2 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk (or milk of choice)1/2 cup olive oil1 cup coconut sugar1/2 cup Organic Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses1 cup Spelt Flour1/2 cup Garbanzo Bean Flour1/2 cup almond flour2 tsp baking powder2 tsp Baking …

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Whole Grain French Toast: No Refined Sugar

A whole-grain french toast recipe that uses no refined sugar. We top it with a raspberry compote made with honey while cooking the french toast. Kid and mom approved! Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Whole Grain French Toast w/ Raspberry topping French toast can easily be transformed into a healthy breakfast with a few tweaks. We top this healthy french toast with a quick to make raspberry topping. Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 6 people Calories: 299kcal Author: Tara Wright IngredientsFrench Toast12 slice Whole Grain Bread5 large egg2/3 c Unsweetened Almond Milk (may …

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Power Muffins

A hearty muffin to get your day started right. These muffins are flexible. To make them gluten-free simply replace the spelt flour with oat flour. You can mix up the type of fruit you use in them and even add cinnamon for a bite of spice. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Healthy Power Muffins You wouldn’t know that these muffins are healthy if I hadn’t told you. The combination of flours really do the trick. Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 16 People Calories: 212kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 cup Garbanzo Bean Flour1 cup Spelt …

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Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are a fast, easy and delicious way to get in a filling breakfast. Recipes are versatile and can easily be varied to switch up tastes and flavors. This is a basic recipe to get you started. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Overnight Oats Prep Time5 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 5 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 16 Servings Calories: 246kcal Ingredients1/2 cup Old Fashioned Oats1/2 cup Plain Greek Yogurt2/3 cup Water (may also use any milk)1 tsp Honey (or maple syrup, agave, rice syrup)1/2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract InstructionsIn a small (3­/4 cup) container that has a lid, combine …

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Greek Yogurt & Fruit Pancakes

These pancakes are high in protein but remain tender and delicious. A single recipe yields approximately 16 pancakes. Double the recipe and freeze extras for weekday meals/snacks. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Whole Grain Yogurt & Fruit Pancakes These whole grain pancakes are moist with the perfect amount of rise. You won’t be able to tell they are grain free!Note that the nutrition facts include a cup of strawberry preserves for the topping! Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 8 People Calories: 271kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1/2 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup Spelt Flour …

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Banana Bread Pancakes

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Whole Grain Banana Bread Pancakes Banana Bread meets Pancakes. Oh yeah!! Drizzle these with a little maple syrup and you’ve got a delicious and nutritious breakfast that’s both mom and kid friendly. Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 5 People Calories: 172kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 1/2 cups Old Fashioned Oats (old fashioned works best)1/2 cup whole wheat flour (or try a gluten free flour)2 tsp baking powder1 tsp cinnamon1 1/2 cups Unsweetened Almond Milk2 Banana (the more ripe they are, the better the flavor)1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract1 tbsp Coconut Oil (I prefer Tropical Traditions …