Valentine's Day Waffle Bar - it's such a sweet idea! Make heart shaped waffles and serve with a variety of sweet and savory toppings.
Baking, Breakfast, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Lunch

Valentine’s Day DIY Waffle Bar

Do you have any special Valentine’s Day traditions with your family? We LOVE Valentine’s Day around here (put totally intended)! My daughters always enjoy putting up special heart themed decorations and we definitely like to do fun Valentine’s baking together at the beginning of February. This year, we thought it would be a lot of fun to have a sweet and special Valentine themed breakfast: a DIY Valentine’s Day waffle bar! Here’s how we made our waffle bar, and here are some ideas so that you can make your own too.
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Bake Healthy Egg Breakfast Muffins
Baking, Breakfast, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Snacks

Bake Healthy Egg Breakfast Muffins

Starting October 1st, we made a diet change in our home. We decided to cut out as much white sugar and white flour as possible. I have thyroid disease (hypothyroidism), and it seems to have been really affecting my health lately – especially my digestive health, it seems. I asked my Dr if I should try going gluten-free, but he suggested to simply cut out more processed foods to see if that helped. It really, really has. It’s been hard, but it’s also been fun to experiment with some more creative meals and snacks that don’t have white sugar or flour in them. One of our latest favourite breakfasts and snacks are these tasty egg “muffins” that are so simple to make and honestly so yummy. I usually make a dozen or two every Sunday, and then I refrigerate them for easy re-heating and snacking throughout the week. My natural tendencies are to grab something sugary or bready for a snack, so having things like these, some cut up fruit and some veggies has really helped steer me in a different direction when I’m hungry.Continue reading

Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins by The DIY Mommy
Baking, Breakfast, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Snacks

Bake Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins

I have a thing for sweet muffins (as evidenced by this recipe and the one you’re about to read). I also enjoy making banana bread and banana muffins… we always pile our over-ripe bananas in the freezer and they’re the BEST for baking with! These vanilla yogurt streusel muffins were a happy little experiment after a particularly large amount of Costco bananas went prematurely brown (is it just me, or are Costco bananas bad like that?).Continue reading