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Berry Smoothie Bowl

3 reviews

We turned one of our favorite smoothies into a smoothie bowl and topped it with even more fresh fruit and a few toasted almonds for a little crunch. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

1 review

Quinoa has been around for a while, but I’m just now jumping on the quinoa breakfast bowl bandwagon. I’ve made...


Pressure-Cooker Homemade Chunky Applesauce

1 review

This applesauce is so easy. My family loves the things I make from scratch, and it's good knowing exactly what...


Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

3 reviews

I absolutely love this slow-cooked oatmeal. The steel-cut oats have so much flavor and texture. My family sprinkles toasted pecans...


Cinnamon Apple Pancakes

14 reviews

My family loves these light and fluffy apple cinnamon pancakes. And best of all, they're sweet enough to enjoy even...

Cinnamon Fruit Biscuits

27 reviews

Because these sweet treats are so easy, I'm almost embarrassed when people ask me for the recipe. They're a snap...


Apple Pie Sandwiches

7 reviews

I created this apple sandwich one autumn when we had an abundant apple crop. We enjoy these sandwiches for breakfast...

Brown Sugar & Banana Oatmeal

15 reviews

Oatmeal is a favorite breakfast food, quick, easy and filling. I came up with this version by using some of...


Apple-Cranberry Grains

1 review

These delicious slow-cooker grains are perfect. I set my slow cooker to start automatically overnight and a hearty breakfast is...


Strawberry Mango Smoothies

2 reviews

Sometimes artificial sweeteners make food taste exactly that, artificial. Not so in these smoothies—they're delicious and creamy with lots of...


Banana Pancake Snowmen

2 reviews

Both kids and adults will love these yummy pancakes. Invite your little ones to help decorate their snowmen and they'll...

Whole Wheat Pancakes

12 reviews

To fix a large batch of tender pancakes for my five children, I rely on this quick and wholesome recipe....


Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

8 reviews

These pancakes have less sodium per serving than other pancakes made from mixes. Decrease sodium even further by stretching the...


Pumpkin-Flavored Pancakes

24 reviews

I created these light pumpkin-flavored pancakes with two kinds of flour and a blend of spices for a delightful taste....


Home-for-Christmas Fruit Bake

6 reviews

Pop this special dish in the oven and mouths will water in anticipation— the cinnamony aroma is tantalizing! The fruit...


Polish Apple Pancakes

4 reviews

My mom used to make these wonderful pancakes for me as an after-school snack. She'd simply put a sprinkle of...

Homemade Strawberry Syrup

1 review

This recipe is a spin-off of my dad's homemade strawberry syrup. Our son requests it with fluffy pancakes whenever he...


Warm ‘n’ Fruity Breakfast Cereal

14 reviews

Sleepyheads will love the heartiness of this nutritious cooked cereal with cinnamon. It's loaded with chopped fruit and nuts. Eat...


Cinnamon Applesauce Pancakes

9 reviews

These applesauce pancakes are so good, you just might skip the syrup. They were created for Christmas morning but have...


Banana Blueberry Pancakes

30 reviews

This blueberry pancakes recipe is a favorite in our home. My kids don’t even realize how healthy it is! —Kelly...


Old-World Puff Pancake

10 reviews

My mom told me her mother-in-law showed her how to make this dish, which became popular during the Depression, on...


Pressure-Cooker Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

1 review

There's nothing like a bowl of warm oatmeal in the morning, and my spiced version works in a pressure cooker....


Buttermilk Pancakes

64 reviews

You just can't beat the best buttermilk pancake recipe for a down-home hearty breakfast. Pair it with sausage and fresh...