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These quick, simple and tasty breakfast recipes will make you jump out of bed in the mornings. You will find tons of on the go healthy breakfast recipes that are perfect for busy weekdays and meal prep like Overnight Zucchini Bread Oatmeal and Breakfast Egg Muffins. To the delicious and decadent breakfast recipes like Easy German Apple Puff Pancake and the best blueberry pancakes to enjoy on the weekends with your family.

Best Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

A delicious, healthy breakfast is the one crucial thing to check off in the morning. Start the day right with these easy carrot cake overnight oats which are full of fiber, vegetables, and are completely free from refined sugars. These overnight oats are made with grated carrots, coconut shreds, walnuts, rolled oats, and cinnamon powder all soaked in almond milk.  This is a recipe for my gluten-free friends who haven’t been able to enjoy traditional carrot cake that uses flour. It is also dairy-free and vegan-friendly, hooray! Breakfast meal-prep just got so much better.  I...

Easy Apple Pie Overnight Oats

Jar of overnight oats with apples and cinnamon. Spoon scooping out a bite.

In case you haven’t noticed, I have been experimenting with a plethora of recipes that use rolled oats. I mean, have you noticed how super versatile they are? Sure, they work best with sweet recipes, but they’re a great gluten-free replacement for flour, and a healthy source of carbohydrates. That’s good enough for me. I may have accidentally bought too many bags of rolled oats… 😁 which might explain the sporadic appearance of oat-rageous recipes on my blog like these oat-based banana chocolate chip muffins, Snicker oat bars, and peanut butter oatmeal cookies.  Thankfully, Walt has...

Easy German Apple Puff Pancake

Slice of apple puffed pancake sprinkled with powdered sugar

This apple puff pancake tastes like a frosty autumn weekend and is a comforting breakfast staple from Germany! Here is my modern adaptation of the traditional German apple pancake, or apfelpfannkuchen.  It’s family-friendly, so adults can enjoy it with brewed coffee while the little ones can enjoy it with a warm cup of tea or milk.  Recipe Origins In the early 1900s, it was popularized in America by a diner in Seattle, Washington. Eventually, the apfelpfannkuchen came to be known as Dutch babies in America. Not much is known about why they’re called Dutch baby pancakes, but one...

Quick & Easy Blueberry Pancakes (The Fluffiest!) 

Pancakes with blueberry toppings

I made a trip to the farmer’s market last weekend, ready to welcome a warm Summer's day. I was greeted by the prettiest vegetables there, but the thing that really caught my eyes was the blueberries.  Sitting proudly in a pile were cute tiny blueberries, all proudly handpicked by these independent farmers. Of course, I thought to myself. Blueberries are in season, and that can only mean one thing: HELLO, blueberry pancakes!  I love this recipe for pancakes loaded with blueberries. Every bite promises a burst of sweet and sour blueberries accompanied by a buttery pancake and...

Overnight Zucchini Bread Oatmeal

zucchini bread oatmeal in a clear container

From the popular peanut butter-banana combo to the annual pumpkin spice, there are many ways to upgrade boring oatmeal into a delicious treat. My latest conquest involves zucchini bread overnight oats, which turned out to be surprisingly good.  All it takes is some creativity and courage to experiment with new things!  What is zucchini bread?  Zucchini bread, typically made by baking a bread mixture of grated zucchini and walnuts, is well-loved for being adequately sweet and moist.  When baked in a loaf, this summer squash makes a heartwarming treat for any time of...

Easy Hashbrown Casserole

This recipe will show you how I recreate a classic comfort food, hashbrown casserole, that takes minimal effort and promises maximum delight.  Hashbrown casserole is an easy one-pot dish that is rich in flavor and texture. It does not skimp on any ingredients and features a creamy, luscious filling of chicken soup, crispy savory hashbrowns, and lots of marble cheddar cheese.  Hashbrown casserole is perfect for any time of the day and any holiday of the year. This combination of cheese and diced potatoes is warmly welcomed at the breakfast table (with bacon and eggs!), and as a...

Easy Egg Muffins Done Three Ways

Top view of egg muffins

Let me preface this by saying that eating a good, heartwarming, healthy breakfast is absolutely necessary. If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my 20s, it’s that breakfast helps to energize our bodies and sets the tone for the rest of our day.  It’s so important that I might even carve this on a stone tablet: Thou shall not skip breakfast.  Well… unless you’re planning to have a yummy brunch with friends where Mimosa's are involved. Or, unless you work a night shift, or you’re the kind of person who doesn’t have a big appetite in the morning.  My point is: breakfast is...

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Welcome Friends, to Cooking With Cassandra! Thank you for stopping by. Here you will find simple, delicious recipes that are tested and perfected, kitchen tips every home cook needs to know + lifestyle advice on changing your mindset on health from restriction and overwhelm to balance and enjoyment! My goal is to provide you with inspiration, whether it’s in your kitchen or in your life. Let’s get cooking!

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