Honey Cinnamon Whole Wheat Waffles

Honey Cinnamon Whole Wheat Waffles - Andrea Meyers

It’s time for another post for The Kids Cook Monday, and this time our boys chose one of their favorite breakfasts, waffles. Around our house breakfast can also be dinner and the boys enjoy waffles any time of the day. Serve healthy whole wheat waffles with fruit and  a vegetable omelet or frittata or and… 

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins with Greek Yogurt

Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins with Greek Yogurt - Andrea Meyers

This year the squash were a big surprise all around. We planted just three kinds of zucchini squash (dark green, yellow, and light green), and of the three, only the yellow managed to survive the onslaught of the squash vine borers. We’ve had yellow zucchini coming in pretty regularly since mid July, and we’ve made… 

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Gingerbread Scones

Gingerbread Scones - Andrea Meyers

With wide eyes and a booming voice, Top Gun shouted, “Mommy, are you making stones? I love those!” Our boys adore scones (even if they still can’t say it) and with all the excitement in the kitchen you would think some fabulous dessert was in the works instead of simple gingerbread scones for breakfast. After… 

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Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie with Whole Wheat Crust

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie with Whole Wheat Crust - Andrea Meyers

We did it. I can’t believe it’s true, but we planted two pecan trees in our yard. We spotted them at Lowe’s in late September and selected a Sumner Pecan and a Stuart Pecan. We are slightly north of the growing zone for the Sumner, but our area has mild winters so it should do… 

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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I first made these oatmeal peanut butter bars about six years ago, and they were an instant hit at home and at parties and picnics. The rich flavor belies their simplicity—an oatmeal peanut butter cookie crust with chocolate chips sprinkled on top then drizzled with peanut butter glaze—and they always garner “ohs” and “ahs” when… 

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