Monkey Bread Minis

Ingredients1 ½ sticks (6 ounces) unsalted butter, chilled3 tablespoons maple syrup1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar1/3 cup brown sugar1 tablespoon ground cinnamon2 cups flour1 tablespoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt¾ cup buttermilk, chilledDirections...more

Blueberry Cheesecake Flapjacks

Whether you call these flapjacks or pancakes, mommy and me both agree that we can call these scrumptious !Ingredients...more

Breakfast of Road Warriors

RIVERSIDE Vegan on the RoadA perpetual concern of travelers everywhere is what to do for breakfast.  Lack of planning on the part of the traveler is common, and the quality of the traveler's experience is thus largely in the hands of one's innkeeper.  Unless you’re staying at a “bed and breakfast,” chances are better than average that you will be in for something inadequate, disgusting or, if you’re particularly unfortunate, both....more

Coconut Orange Buttermilk Pancakes

Coconut Orange Buttermilk PancakesThis post contains affiliate links.  That means that if you make a purchase, I make a small commission – at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for supporting the brands that support Garlic & Zest! ...more

Maple Pecan Cinnamon Granola

Maple Pecan Cinnamon GranolaConfession:  I made this granola back in November, but I was so busy with cookies, spiced nuts and holiday fare, I didn’t...more


Muesli is a healthy bowl of whole grains, nuts, seeds, dried and fresh fruit. Make it the night before and have a nourishing breakfast ready to go in the morning. Enjoy it either hot or cold.What better way to look forward to a new year as you start your day with this healthy Muesli.Oats, almonds, pepitas, sunflower seeds, flaxseed, and chia seeds mixed with raisins, and whole grain flakes....more

Homemade Applewood Smoked Bacon? Yes You Can!

Homemade Applewood Smoked BaconScott is my grill-master.  I give him due credit for just about everything prepared on the Weber.  This bacon is no exception.  In fact, it was his idea.  He’s made his own bacon before and was jonesing for some thick, hand-cut slices of cured and smoked pork belly....more

Sausage, Feta Cheese & Parsley Breakfast Cups

October 16, 2016Happy Sunday all!...more

Blueberry Pancakes

BLUEBERRY PANCAKESBlueberry Pancakes have become one of my favourite special breakfasts on this trip! Especially as we can get some delicious fresh Canadian Blueberries!! Yummy!!It is surprisingly easy to throw the mix all together and makes for a delicious hearty breakfast to keep you going on a big day!...more

Hearty Breakfast Casserole Two Ways {Paleo, Dairy Free, Nut Free}

Hearty Breakfast Casserole~ Two Ways {GAPS Friendly, Paleo, Dairy & Nut Free} You're busy, I'm Busy, We're All Busy! Am I right? ...more