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French Omelette

French Omelette

If you go out for breakfast, it's not unusual to find omelettes on the menu. They're often loaded with veggies, cheese, ham and pretty much anything else that will fit  
Fresh Sweet Corn Gazpacho

Fresh Sweet Corn Gazpacho

Served at room temperature or chilled, this cold soup is a refreshing summer dish. Fresh, uncooked veggies are blended together to perfection and served with a drizzle of olive oil  
Italian Christmas Cookies

Italian Christmas Cookies

Italian Christmas Cookies — also known as biscotti di Natale — are one of the most beloved holiday treats in Italy. And for a good reason! They're absolutely delicious and  
German Apple Pancake

German Apple Pancake

It's not every day you get to have apple pie for breakfast. I'm not so sure I'd recommend that anyway. I do love a homemade apple pie, especially when it's  
Vegan Mulligatawny Soup

Vegan Mulligatawny Soup

Mulligatawny soup has an interesting story. The recipe has origins in 18th-century India, where a Sri Lankan dish was altered to suit the British taste for enjoying soup before a  
Four-Berry Kiwi Smoothie

Four-Berry Kiwi Smoothie

I've never been to New Zealand, unless you consider watching The Lord of the Rings movies on the big screen the same as being there. One thing I noticed about the movies,  
Nutrient-Rich Kale Smoothie

Nutrient-Rich Kale Smoothie

I love greens. Whether it's spinach (thanks, Popeye) or collard greens or dandelion greens, some greens on the plate make every meal better as far as I'm concerned. I couldn't  
Johnny Cakes

Johnny Cakes

You would think something as simple as Johnny Cakes wouldn't elicit that much controversy. It is essentially just cornmeal mixed with a little bit of salt, sugar, and milk and  
Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bark

Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bark

I don't know if I'm supposed to say this, but prior to this recipe, I'd never had breakfast bark. I've always thought of bark as a holiday dessert. Specifically, in  
Glazed Cranberry Scones

Glazed Cranberry Scones

Scones seem to be a required bakery item for coffee shops everywhere. They're not too sweet (although they certainly can be), they're easy to throw in a bag and take with you