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Breakfast Archives - Page 2 of 5 - Optimistic Mommy

eMeals Makes Menu Planning Easy and Affordable! (& Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Bars Recipe)

If you're reading this blog, you probably have a family.  With children, I'm sure you have a budget you need to follow.  Food is one of the most expensive necessities in life.  Menu planning helps out a lot!  But usually it's hard to find the time to sit down and actually make one.  Luckily eMeals makes it easy for us! eMeals is a complany that provides over 50 weekly plans based on your preferred food style, grocery store and family size. You can choose from classic, clean eating, … [Read more...]

Family Moments with Nestle Coffeemate Pumpkin Spice (& A Cherry Cream Cheese Coffeecake Recipe!) #LoveYourCup #Shop

I have said before that fall is one of my favorite seasons.  One of the reasons being because of Halloween and Thanksgiving - which brings families together.  After losing my mom unexpectedly in May, family has become that much more important to me.  I love spending time with my families, especially my in-laws.  Honestly, a year ago I never would have said that.  Luckily things have changed and I feel closer to my husband's family than ever.  I am so thankful for everything they do for us.  One … [Read more...]

Super Simple Egg & Sausage Breakfast Mug with Tyson Fully Cooked Sausage!

Stop for a minute and think - what is your morning like?  Is it fast paced and hectic?  Is it calm and quiet?  If you are a parent, it's probably hectic.  If you work or have school-age children, you're trying to get everyone together and out the door.  Even if you stay at home you probably have play dates , or doctor's appointments to get your children to.  Whatever the case may be, I'm sure you rarely have time to spend getting a big breakfast together for your family.  Being a stay-at-home … [Read more...]

Bacon and Eggs Breakfast Cups Recipe

Let's face it... when we wake up in the morning, we need something easy for breakfast.  Who likes to have to cook a gourmet while they're half awake?  I know I sure don't!  That's why I'm happy to bring you this simple recipe for Bacon and Eggs Breakfast Cups.  They are delicious and you can still have your bacon and eggs without having to slave over the stove waiting to figure out when to flip your bacon or stir your eggs! Makes 6 Cups 3 Slices of Bacon 6 Eggs (I do two eggs per … [Read more...]

Easy Caramel Sticky Buns

Easy Caramel Sticky Buns Makes 10 Rolls TOPPING: ¼ Cup Butter or Margarine ¼ Cup Packed Brown Sugar 2 Tablespoons Light Corn Syrup ¼ Cup Chopped Pecans BUNS: 3 Tablespoons Butter or Margarine, Melted ? Cup Granulated Sugar ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1 Can (7.5 Ounces) Pillsbury Refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits Heat oven to 375ºF.  In ungreased 8-inch round pan, place ¼ cup butter; heat in oven 3 to 4 minutes or until butter is melted.  Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup until … [Read more...]

Strawberry Banana Parfaits

Strawberry-Banana Parfaits Serves 4 2 Containers (6 Ounces Each) Yoplait Original 99% Fat Free Strawberry Yogurt 2 Cups Fiber One Honey Clusters Cereal 1 Cup Sliced Fresh Strawberries 1 Medium Banana, Thinly Sliced 4 Fresh Strawberries In each of 4 (10-ounce) plastic cups or parfait glasses, layer 2 tablespoons yogurt, ¼ cup cereal, ¼ cup strawberry slices and ¼ of the banana slices. Top each with 2 tablespoons yogurt, ¼ cup cereal and remaining yogurt.  Garnish top of each parfait … [Read more...]

Spotlight Saturday – Barbara from Atlanta's Frugal Mom!

Barbara resides in Atlanta, with her husband, two red-headed kids, and sweet dog.  When she's not busy stuffing veggies in to her meals, Barbara enjoys blogging as Atlanta's Frugal Mom, reading, writing, swimming, and getting down with her little ones.  Actually, after all that, she enjoys nothing more than a good night's sleep, a rare luxury these days.   Call me Popeye.  What can I say?  I love to cook with spinach.  Up until recently, it's been in just about any dish I made with … [Read more...]

Strawberry Donuts

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