Sweet Potato Scramble

Sweet Potato Scramble 4

We often make this dish for breakfast when we have company. In the past, we’ve usually used hash brown potatoes (with the onions and peppers added) or extra baked potatoes. One thought led to another. The result:  Sweet Potato Scramble. It was a success from the first time we made it!! And, it’s a wonderful […]

Mini Turkey Quiches


My family has a long history of making Turkey Quiche, using stuffing for the crust. This year, I decided to make them in muffin cups. The result was little mini quiches. They’re amazingly easy and take items commonly on hand after a traditional turkey dinner. Mini Turkey Quiches Ingredients 1-1/2 cup stuffing 3/4 cup chopped, […]

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble with Custard

Fruit Crumbles came to America from Britain during colonization of the new world. They’re also known as a Brown Betty. (Nobody really knows how they got the Betty name.) These desserts are basically a layer of fruit topped with a mixture of butter, cinnamon, sugar and flour. The last time we made this dish, we […]

Easy Mini-Frittatas


I used to go to a local coffee shop and have one or two of these with my coffee. Yummy, inexpensive and easy. They’re basically eggs, milk, and some leftover veggies, meat and/or cheese. These are great made ahead for quick breakfasts. Or, serve them for appetizers, lunch or dinner. Kids often like to make […]

Coffee Creamer – Purchased or DIY?

Milk jug

Have you ever looked at the ingredients in coffee creamer? Have you noticed the artificial flavorings in some? Many also contain “partially hydrogenated oils” or other oils that contain high amounts of saturated and trans-fats. Those powdered creamers are especially bad, with all the nasty, artery-clogging ingredients. As much as I like a little creamer […]

Recipe – Salsa’d Scrambled Egg


 +    +  ‘ Salsa’d Scrambled Egg Eat out of the cup or wrapped in a tortilla. Instructions:  Simply break an egg (or 2 egg whites) into a mug. Beat with a fork. Stir in a spoonful of salsa. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir. Let cool a little and eat. You can also put this […]

Peach Creme Mousse (or Peach Creme Brulee)

Creme brulee

Our fruit trees have been loaded with apricots and peaches this year. So, we’ve been on a quest to come up with some new recipes. Last year, I made fresh peach pies and cobbler. (Of course, we froze some to have through the winter.)  This year, I’re making more cobbler, a breakfast Dutch Pancake, and […]

Puffed Breakfast Pancake

Apricot Puffed Pancake

We LOVE this puffy breakfast pancake! It’s great if you’re having company, or if you just want a special breakfast for your family. We used apricots in this dish, but it’s also excellent made with peach slices. Puffed Breakfast Pancake Ingredients 1/4 cup butter (1/2 cube) 2 cups peach slices (or apricots cut into 1/2′s […]

Recipe: Easy Fruit Cobbler


This easy, delicious cobbler can be made with either a single fruit (like peaches) or a blend. In the past, we’ve made it with a variety of berries, which is delicious. One factor that sets Nutrition by Nancy fruit dessert recipes apart from most others found online is that we don’t add extra sugar beyond […]