breakfast

potato frittata with bacon, feta, and scallions

potato frittata with bacon, feta, and scallions

So I am not at all an eggs-for-breakfast person.  Really I’m not a savory-foods-for-breakfast person.  I hands down always prefer something sweet, hence the breakfast bars I eat literally every day and the chocolate quinoa muffins that fill in the gaps from time to time (both are great sweet breakfast items with enough substance to … more

yeasted waffles

yeasted waffles

When I was growing up we had homemade waffles a lot on Saturdays.  One year my mom got a waffle maker (for Christmas maybe?) and Belgian waffles became one of our staple weekend breakfasts.  In fact, we didn’t just wake up saying “Can we have waffles for breakfast?”  Instead we had a nickname for them. … more

mini chocolate croissants {updated}

mini chocolate croissants {updated}

Somehow, despite the fact that we already have so much going on and we have a toddler, Gerrit and I seem to be adding more things to our lives right now.  I know…it doesn’t make sense.  But at the same time, it makes perfect sense.  So much of our lives right now revolves around Evelyn, … more

whole wheat pumpkin pancakes

whole wheat pumpkin pancakes

I’m reading a really fantastic book right now called Sabbath in the Suburbs.  I’m sure I’ll tell you more about it later, but for now suffice it to say that it is changing the way I am thinking about weekends.  Our weekends have felt kind of stressful in the past couple of months, which doesn’t … more

pumpkin streusel muffins {updated}

pumpkin streusel muffins {updated}

So it is officially fall (although really to me fall starts after Labor Day), but I’m still having a hard time wrapping my head around it.  Usually I am ready to dive in to fall and the pleasant weather and the warm meals and pumpkins.  But halfway through September part of my brain still thought … more