Category Archives: Treats

4th of July in a Jar

Happy belated 4th of July!!! I admit, this post is a day late; however, this breakfast/dessert is SO delicious and basic it can be eaten any day and customized for any occasion. 4th of July is my favorite holiday so I made sure to start my day off right with a fun, fast, and festive meal. I was inspired by my traditional red, white, and blue breakfast— belgian waffles, whipped cream, strawberries, and blueberries— to create a healthier and more creative alternative. There are no precise measurements for this recipe; everything is based on personal preferences. So, if you like one ingredient more than another, then by all means include more of it. This is the time to get creativity, so layer in whichever order and decorate your jar as you’d like! If you’re entertaining friends or children, this can also also be a great activity; just supply the ingredients and let your guests make their own creations. Find your favorite sweet treats (may i suggest nutella, peanut butter, m&ms, pretzels, frosting, etc) and layer ’em on!

My personal creationIngredients 

Angel food cake

 1 Carton of Strawberries

 1 Carton of Blueberries

 Raspberry (or  Strawberry) Jam

 Cool Whip

 Red & blue sprinkles

          

  Procedure:

 Layer your ingredients in a red, white, and blue pattern. Top off with cool whip and a strawberry crown. Bon appétit!

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Lazy Country Weekend Brunch

Thursday was my high school graduation and to celebrate I had a sleepover with my very best friends. A typical sleepover with my friends would not be complete without some sort of home-made feast; this week’s feast was a lazy-country-weekend themed brunch. We stuffed ourselves with kale mozzarella eggs, breakfast sausage, waffles with chocolate ice cream, and bacon hash and then rinsed it all down with cold-brewed french vanilla iced coffee.

Our lazy-country-weekend feast.

Everything was delicious; however, I play favorites and the most mouth-watering dish was, hands down, the bacon hash. So, here’s the recipe:

Ingredients

10-12 Yukon gold potatoes

2 strips of apple-hickory (or your favorite flavor) bacon

1 Yellow onion

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Preparation