• Oatmeal a la Lucas

    My son loves blueberries.  Like LOVES them.  I can remember slicing them in quarters when he was just 10 months old, and watching him gobble them up as fast as they landed on his high chair tray.  We put them in everything now – yogurt, pancakes, muffins, smoothies, oatmeal.  We puree them and make sauce for ice cream or yogurt, even popsicles!  In our house, breakfast just isn’t breakfast unless there are blueberries.  Today I’m sharing our favorite, and super quick blueberry oatmeal recipe.  Both my boys gobble this stuff up just as fast as those sliced berries nearly four years ago. This breakfast is incredibly easy, on the table…

  • Protein Packed Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal with Quinoa – Gluten Free, Dairy Free

    Sure to satisfy a big appetite and a sweet tooth, this sugar free and protein packed breakfast is the perfect treat on a fall or winter morning.  Today, I thought my boys needed a little something extra since Ryan has been out of town and they’ve been missing their dad.  Nathan LOVES applesauce, so this was an easy choice.  Even Lucas ate a second bowl! The smell filling the house is even more delicious than the taste of the meal.  The only trouble is, this takes a little while to cook because of the steel cut oats.  Be sure to start early.  There is nothing fun about two hungry and…