Category Archives: breakfast

Hot Cross Bun Recipe and Good Friday

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! Good Friday wouldn’t be the same in our house without freshly baked hot cross buns.  I start them late in the morning, and serve them fresh after we pray our Mercy Chaplet at 3pm.  Until we eat those delicious buns, we eat nothing – …

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Banana Loaf/Muffins and Our Battle with Food Allergies

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! (Dairy free and egg free alternatives.) When my oldest son was only 5 weeks old, we realized that he had food allergies.  I woke in the early hours of the morning with him thrashing in my arms trying to draw a breath.  He had aspirated …

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Gluten Free Pancake Tuesday

These are the tastiest gluten-free pancakes ever…trust me!  They taste like french toast.  Enjoy! Gluten Free Pancakes (serves 1) 1 egg, beaten 1 Tbsp. liquid (cream, milk, coconut milk, water, etc.) 1 Tbsp. oil (or melted butter) 1 Tbsp. sweetener (sugar, maple syrup, a little stevia, etc.) 1 Tbsp. coconut flour pinch of nutmeg, optional Mix …

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Gluten-free/Dairy-free Recipe Ideas

A friend has recently had to find gluten-free/dairy-free recipes for her daughter, and I’ve come up with a few.  Maybe you know more…feel free to share!  Thanks. I try to avoid flours altogether because I haven’t found too many recipes that I like that include gluten-free flours, and I don’t seem to do well with any grains, …

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Potato Egg Bake

Another sure winner…tomorrow’s recipe for dh for breakfast. Currently he needs to be gluten free, soy free, corn free and just figured out vinegar is causing him grief too.  Oh, and he gave up meat for lent. Potato Egg Bake from Taste of Home Gluten free April 9, 2014 Well, I made this for breakfast …

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