Homemade Pancakes for One

Making pancakes for one is not only incredibly simple, but it’s also a great kitchen staple if you live by yourself, just want a small meal, or if don’t want to spend forever making a large batch of pancakes. 

Making pancakes for one is not only incredibly simple, but it's also a great kitchen staple if you live by yourself, just want a small meal, or if don't want to spend forever making a large batch of pancakes.

It feels like it’s been forever since I’ve had or made pancakes. 

Pancakes are one of those breakfasts that seem like they take forever to make and cleanup is more than a chore. 

And as a college student, I never actually have the time to cook up an entire batch of pancakes. But they’re actually one of my favorite breakfasts so I wanted to figure out how to make pancakes a feasible breakfast option for me. 

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Blue Cheese Bacon Kale Salad

 

 

Made with just a few simple ingredients and drizzled with vinaigrette dressing, this Blue Cheese Bacon Kale Salad is full of delicious Greek flavors!

Made with just a few simple ingredients and drizzled with vinaigrette dressing, this Blue Cheese Bacon Kale Salad is full of delicious Greek flavors!

8-year old Margaret is hardcore cringing at this salad.

I was that kid who, when not allowed to leave the table until their plate was clear, would shove spinach into the pockets of her overalls when no one was looking.

Of course, this was long before kale became a “thing.” I don’t know if 8-year old me would have loved or hated kale.

All I know is 18-year old me is utterly obsessed with it. Adding it into my morning egg scramble, tossing it into my green smoothies, and now, using it as a base in my salads. 

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Pesto Mozzarella Crescent Rolls

 

 

These cheesy, buttery pesto mozzarella crescent rolls are a low-stress, low-mess appetizer. Perfect for parties, holiday get-together’s, or even just weeknight dinners!

These cheesy, buttery pesto mozzarella crescent rolls are a low-stress, low-mess appetizer. Perfect for parties, holiday get-together's, or even just weeknight dinners!

The holidays are such a stressful time of year. 

The nightmare that is finals season tends to shove holiday gift shopping to the back burner. 

But holiday baking is the one thing that instantly melts away stress. I know for some people holiday baking is a lot of unneeded pressure, but not for me. There’s just something about the simplicity of it, the delicious smells, the smiles you get to see as people take a bite. 

However, there are some recipes out there that have SOOO many steps, ingredients used that you don’t normally buy, or just take forever and a half to make. 

This is not one of those recipes.

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Southwest Chicken Quinoa Bowl

 

 

This Southwest Chicken Quinoa Bowl is so easy to make and is a healthier take on a classic Southwest recipe!

This Southwest Chicken Quinoa Bowl is so easy to make and is a healthier take on a classic Southwest recipe!

The first time I ever tried quinoa I hated it.

Everyone I heard talking about quinoa had nothing but good things to say about it, but there was something definitely off with the quinoa I tasted. It was very bitter, and I had to force myself to swallow it. 

Turns out, though, that when quinoa isn’t washed and prepared properly it retains a bitter taste from a natural substance called saponin. But with thorough rinsing, quinoa has a neutral, nutty taste. 

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Making Healthy Breakfast Choices

 

 

On those days when you’re rushing to get out the door on time, it can be hard to choose health over convenience. So here’s a list of healthy breakfast ideas to make your mornings a little more stress-free!

On those days when you're rushing to get out the door on time, it can be hard to choose health over convenience. So here's a list of healthy breakfast ideas to make your mornings a little more stress-free!

As someone who has just started college, I know firsthand the struggles of trying to grab something quick to eat before I have to be out the door. There are mornings when I just don’t have time to cook or put something together. 

But I also don’t want to settle for convenient breakfast items that are loaded with sugar and are WAY overpriced. So today I wanted to share with you guys some of my tips for saving time in the mornings and also share a few of my favorite healthy breakfast choices!

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