Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition Will Look Different This Year!

whole wheat blueberry walnut pancakes

It’s that time of year again! Mother’s Day breakfast tradition time! If you have been reading for a while, you know that my son and I have a very special Mother’s Day breakfast tradition. It’s a really big deal for us. Well, a really big deal for me. I’m not sure that my son cares […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition

Maureen's Kitchen Pancakes

    Mother’s Day is Sunday and it has basically become my favorite day of the year. In case you didn’t already know from previous years here on the blog, my son and I have a very special Mother’s Day breakfast tradition. We started our early morning breakfast tradition back in 2010 which was the first […]

workout recap & really good pancakes

blueberry walnut whole wheat pancakes

  Happy first post of 2017! I hope that you had a great holiday weekend and that I am not confusing us again by sharing my workouts on a Monday instead of Sunday. Gosh, I am so ready for normal life to resume after all of the holiday season shenanigans. I am also ready to fully return […]

Love my job, major dessert, keeping my hair from sweating (TOL)

AllSeated event photo booth

  Remember those amazing blueberry walnut whole wheat pancakes I had at the diner on Sunday which I shared in Monday’s post? Well, the Premier Diner was listed this week as one of the top places for pancakes on Long Island in this article which reconfirmed that my taste buds know what’s up. I sort of feel jet lagged […]

weekend stuff and the best pancakes ever

premiere diner pancakes

    Need a new light pink nail polish color combo for your nails? Try one coat of Essie’s Petal Pink with one coat Hi Maintenance, it’s a good one! When you find yourself taking pictures of cauliflower displays because you find them to be pretty, you know you are either a vegetarian or healthy living blogger. Or both. […]

Thinking Out Loud 12.17.15

Panera Bread salad

  I apologize on behalf of technology if you had any issues logging into my site yesterday morning. Things were only down for about an hour or so but you better believe I was struggling to remain calm for those 60 minutes. Have I mentioned I hate computers and tech type things? I don’t speak […]

Kid Approved Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes

I don’t know who I think I am posting not only one recipe this week but two, two days in a row but these peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes really couldn’t wait. My son requested pancakes for breakfast Saturday morning and after a lengthy recipe discussion, these peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes were born. I […]

Labor Day Weekend Stuff

dinner

  I hope you are busy enjoying the long Labor Day weekend! Just popping in with some scenes for the weekend so far 🙂 It’s always a pleasure dining at my friend Lisa’s house because she is a guaranteed good food time, especially since she is a vegetarian which means her barbeques will always involve […]

Mother’s Day & Crumbs Cupcakes

chocolate fudge brownie cupcake from crumbs

I know you are wondering where we ended up yesterday morning for our annual Mother’s Day breakfast tradition. I laugh that we actually contemplated switching up our breakfast spot this year. We talk a good game but when it comes down to it, we still arrived at the Premiere Diner bright and early, right on […]

Three-Ingredient Pancake With Chia Seeds

three ingredient pancake

  Did you eat breakfast yet? OK good, I am glad I caught you. You need to tweak the two-ingredient pancake to include a third ingredient. Chia Seeds. Known for thickening just about anything they are added to, chia seeds added as our third ingredient thicken our pancake and make it that much better than […]

Let’s Talk Overtraining

Even though I am a morning person, you should know it is getting harder and harder to get out of bed in the morning. It is cold and dark and my bed is so warm and inviting. It is a cruel world I tell you. It doesn’t take me long though to adjust to being […]