Oatmeal Banana Nut Muffins with Jiffy Mix

My oldest daughter could eat homemade banana bread every day after school if she could. But honestly who has time for that?! There are some days I am swamped with projects and am always looking for a quick alternative to banana bread. I love the Jiffy Mixes! They are easy, not expensive, and make justContinue reading “Oatmeal Banana Nut Muffins with Jiffy Mix”

Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze

I get up between 4:15-4:45 a couple mornings a week while my daughter is swimming in high school. She has morning practices three days a week, sometimes at 5:15AM, or depending on where the practice is 5:00AM. I could just let her get up and out the door on her own, but honestly, I amContinue reading “Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze”

Homemade Honey Nut Granola

This morning my teenager came down to breakfast and had her usual Kodiak cake waffles. She loves the vanilla Kodiak cake waffles with peanut butter but she’s always looking for something extra at breakfast. This morning I offered her some greek yogurt with some dried cranberry granola. She of course stuck her nose up atContinue reading “Homemade Honey Nut Granola”

Oatmeal Pancakes

I originally saw this recipe in a cooking light magazine. I have since adapted it to my hungry swimmers. Its a hearty pancake that heats up well leftover too! I sometimes use whole wheat flour when I have it instead of white flour for the extra protein. Typically my kids eat these a couple timesContinue reading “Oatmeal Pancakes”

Southwest Quesadillas

I have a teenage daughter that is also an athlete. She’s a swimmer. If anyone knows how much swimmers eat, then you know you are always looking for quick healthy choices that will be satisfying. I don’t always have time to prepare a big comfort meal and there are days where we do baked potatoesContinue reading “Southwest Quesadillas”