Breakfast Oatmeal with Peanut Butter, Bananas, and Honey

Breakfast Oatmeal Recipe with Peanut Butter, Bananas, and Honey - Andrea Meyers

My boys have been eating oatmeal for breakfast since they were toddlers. We started with just some quick oats and milk, and I quickly figured out that they liked applesauce stirred in with their oatmeal. Over the years, I’ve done a lot of healthy variations with additional whole grains, applesauce, apple butter, raisins or Craisins,… 

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Peanut Butter Banana Pie with Nutella, with Love for Mikey and Jennie

Andrea Meyers - Peanut Butter Banana Pie with Nutella

As friends and family of Jennie Perillo gather to remember her husband today, our family sends love and support from far away. Many of us asked what we could do to help, and Jennie being the incredible, strong woman she is only asked for one thing: that we make a peanut butter pie, her Mikey’s… 

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Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes

Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes Recipe - Andrea Meyers

The final weekend of Mardi Gras is approaching, which means Pancake Day (aka Pancake Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday) is next week. In our home one would think that it’s Pancake Day just about every Sunday morning since that’s our weekly ritual, though these pancakes were born on a snowy weekday morning this winter when… 

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Bananas Foster Gelato

Bananas Foster Gelato - Andrea Meyers

This gelato has been months in the making, literally. I first thought of it during Mardi Gras season, then it came to me again several times during the spring, then again when the temperatures cranked up in June. I couldn’t get it out of my mind, and unbidden thoughts of sweet, rummy bananas swirled into… 

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Banana Bundt Cake

Banana Bundt Cake - Andrea Meyers

My children’s school had a teacher’s luncheon a couple weeks ago for Teacher Appreciation Week, and I signed up to make a dessert. Cakes seem to go over well and Bundt cakes always look pretty on the buffet table, so I chose Dorie’s recipe for a banana Bundt, a homey and deliciously moist cake that… 

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Frozen Mango Dessert

Frozen Mango Dessert Recipe - Andrea Meyers

During the hot summer months, I avoid heating up the kitchen. I cook foods on the grill, assemble simple salads, and enjoy cold treats whenever possible. So I was happy to see the “Tropical Paradise” theme for this month’s Sugar High Friday event hosted by Mary of Alpineberry. Sugar High Friday is the invention of… 

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