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Banana Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie
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Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts
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Chocolate Avocado Baby Muffins
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Rainbow Waffles
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No Butter Needed Fluffy Waffles
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Easy Apple Waffles
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Banana Oat Bread Cookies
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Jelly Donut Holes
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Dairy Free Mini Pancake Muffins
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Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie
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Easy Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes
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Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts
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Blueberry English Muffins
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Crustless Quiche with Broccoli and Cheese
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Solar Oven Blueberry Cornbread Muffins
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Chocolate Coffee Donuts
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Coconut Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Blueberry Sponge Mug Cake
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Cheesy Vegetable Omelette
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Mini Blueberry Muffins

Banana Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie

HEALTHY, Vegan Banana Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie! This easy recipe uses fresh fruit to make a smoothie for breakfast, for kids and for weight loss! It’s dairy free and vegan.

Well, it’s been a hot week in New York City.  I’ve been pushing my daughter in the stroller, sweat rolling down my face, while mumbling how much I miss Winter.   Why is it that when it’s Winter, you can’t wait for Summer, but when it’s Summer, you’re like… nope, I want Winter again!  Too cold, too hot, it never ends!

What’s the perfect drink for a hot day? You want something refreshing, cold, and great tasting. Right? Well, this Banana Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie really hits the spot! It’s vegan and packed with fresh fruit! 

Full of summer-ripe fruits at their peak, it is sweet, nutritious, and hydrating. It’s great for breakfast, lunch or an afternoon snack when you need a boost of energy!

You can make a full batch and save some in the fridge for a snack later. You can take it with you for a quick and easy chilled meal on the go in a shaker bottle or wide-mouthed water bottle.   Skip dessert and have a smoothie instead! There’s really no wrong time to have a smoothie.

HEALTHY, Dairy Free Banana Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie! This easy recipe uses fresh fruit to make a smoothie for breakfast, for kids and for weight loss! It's dairy free and vegan.

Vegan Smoothie

Yup, that’s right.  This smoothie is dairy free and vegan.  It doesn’t include milk or yogurt.    Milk and yogurt have a tendency to slow me down and make smoothies taste heavy, so this is perfect for those on dairy free diets.

If summer allergies are hitting you hard, going dairy-free is a big bonus. Ingesting dairy leads to excess mucus in your system and can stuff you up and make you sneeze.

Many people feel much better overall once they go dairy-free. This smoothie shows you can still enjoy your previously dairy-laden foods and go dairy-free. If you’re looking for more recipes, try my dairy free mashed potatoes too!

 

Smoothie Nutrition

The great thing about smoothies, especially this one, is that they are hydrating and nutritious on those hot summer days. You get plenty of water from the fruit and added ice, plus all the naturally occurring nutrients.

This one 24oz. smoothie contains only 140 calories and has 150% of your daily requirement for vitamin C. It also has 34% of your daily potassium. And that’s just in one smoothie!

HEALTHY, Dairy Free Banana Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie! This easy recipe uses fresh fruit to make a smoothie for breakfast, for kids and for weight loss! It's dairy free and vegan.

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Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts

The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

Do you love donuts? Do you love carrot cake?  Then I have the perfect recipe for you!  

This Winter we got very lucky with our carrots.  We didn’t have high hopes for them but upon one Spring cleanup day we were surprised to find pounds of carrots hiding under the soil waiting for us to find them.  It was a big surprise and it created some even bigger garden smiles
Fresh Garden Carrots

Aren’t they just beauties?  I just can’t get enough of fresh carrots.  There’s nothing like the taste of a carrot that was just picked.  Sometimes I nibble on one as soon as I pick it, I just can’t help myself.  So I took the carrots down to the kitchen and pondered… What to make? 

For dinner, I love making Carrot Casserole and  Roasted Carrot Soup but I was craving something sweet!

Fresh Garden Carrots

(Reminder: Never throw away your carrot tops! Make this Carrot Tops Vegetable Broth!)

Carrot Cake Donuts Ingredients

These donuts basically require the same ingredients as carrot cake.  You’ll need;

  • carrots
  • egg
  • orange juice
  • melted butter
  • vanilla
  • brown sugar
  • flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • cinnamon
  • allspice

The vanilla glaze on top is a tried and tested recipe that I use all the time!  You make it with milk, vanilla extract and powdered sugar.

The Best Carrot Cake Glazed Donuts! These homemade baked donuts are made with carrots (healthy!) so they taste just like carrot cake! This recipe is easy to make and the donuts are moist and full of flavor! These donuts are perfect for breakfast or dessert - they're so yummy!

How to Make Carrot Cake Donuts

These donuts are really easy to make because we bake then in the oven.

  1. You’ll first want to beat the egg in a large bowl. Then add your orange juice, butter, vanilla and sugar.
  2. Next stir in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and allspices. YUM, that smells good! Keep mixing.
  3. Gently fold in your shredded carrots to the mixture. Use a spoon to mix them.
  4. Fill your donut pan up about 1/2-3/4 full.
  5. Bake for approximately 10 minutes.
  6. When the donuts are baking, start making your sugar glaze. For this you’ll combine milk and vanilla in a saucepan on the stove.
  7. Then add your powdered sugar into the mix, whisking slowly until combined.
  8. Remove from heat, and carefully dip each donut into the glaze. Careful not to burn yourself (this is a job for adults).
  9. Set on rack and cool.
  10. My favorite part… eat them!

The Best Carrot Cake Glazed Donuts! These homemade baked donuts are made with carrots (healthy!) so they taste just like carrot cake! This recipe is easy to make and the donuts are moist and full of flavor! These donuts are perfect for breakfast or dessert - they're so yummy!

These donuts are definitely a keeper in my garden notebook now. I can’t wait for our next carrot harvest to make (and devour!) some more Carrot Cake Donuts!

Did you make and love this recipe? Give it your review below! 👇 And make sure to share your creations by tagging me or using the hashtag #brooklynfarmgirl on Instagram!

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The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts

The best Glazed Carrot Cake Donuts recipe!  This recipe is easy to make, resulting in moist soft donuts!  These homemade baked donuts are made with fresh carrots and taste just like carrot cake!  

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Carrot Cake Donuts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • 1 ¼ cup shredded carrots

For the glaze

  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cups confectioners powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat egg in large bowl. Add orange juice, butter, vanilla and sugar, beat well.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and allspice and mix till moistened.
  4. Gently fold in shredded carrots.
  5. Fill donut pan up.
  6. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cool for 2 minutes.

For the glaze

  1. Combine milk and vanilla in a saucepan and heat over medium heat.
  2. Stir in confectioners powdered sugar into milk mixture. Whisk slowly, until well combined.
  3. Remove from heat and dip each donut into glaze.
  4. Set on rack until cool enough to eat.

 

Chocolate Avocado Baby Muffins

CHOCOLATE AVOCADO Muffins – baby led weaning recipe! These muffins are so moist and creamy because we use avocado and yogurt in them!

Do you know what I love currently about motherhood? We’re starting to snack together!  Looking for a treat that we could both share together I made these Chocolate Avocado Baby Muffins which are a complete hit!

They’re perfect for breakfast and perfect for a snack!  After she finishes her dinner at night, sometimes we both sit down and eat a muffin together!  So these are great for parents, babies, toddlers or just anyone who is seeking a healthy muffin!

chocolate avocado muffins recipe

Baby Led Weaning Muffin Recipe

These are healthier than usual muffins because we aren’t using any oil or butter.  Instead we’re making them moist and creamy with avocado and yogurt.  Remember my avocado brownies? Yup, super creamy!  So are these muffins!  
avocado and cocoa powder

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Rainbow Waffles

FLUFFY Rainbow Waffles recipe!  This is the perfect birthday breakfast in bed!

Is today your birthday? If so, Happy Birthday!
But chances are it probably isn’t, but that doesn’t mean you don’t deserve party time rainbow breakfast waffles to wake up to in the morning, right? YIPPEE! Let the party begin.

FLUFFY Rainbow Waffles recipe!  This is the perfect birthday breakfast in bed!

 

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No Butter Needed Fluffy Waffles

NO BUTTER NEEDED Fluffy Waffles! This easy breakfast recipe calls for applesauce instead of butter making these waffles a healthy option! I love these homemade from scratch waffles, they are so fluffy and my family always says they’re the best Saturday morning breakfast!

There’s something about Saturday morning that makes everyone want a home cooked breakfast.  For many it’s the time to relax with the family and take a breather from the work week.  As a little girl I always looked forward to Saturday morning breakfast, usually shared with a girlfriend of mine that would sleep over on Friday night. 

As soon as we woke up, we would head downstairs to watch Saturday morning cartoons and wait for Mom to bring in delicious smelling breakfast!  Sometimes it would be cinnamon rolls, sometimes it would be blueberry pancakes and sometimes it would be the fluffy waffles! 

With a craving for waffles I wanted to relive my childhood Saturday mornings so I made these No Butter Needed Fluffy Waffles! I hope you like them as much as I do!
NO BUTTER NEEDED Fluffy Waffles! This easy breakfast recipe calls for applesauce instead of butter making these waffles a healthy option! I love these homemade from scratch waffles, they are so fluffy and my family always says they're the best Saturday morning breakfast!

I love “No butter” recipes for a few reasons.  First, how many times have you wanted to make a recipe and went to grab the butter to find out you were either all out or only had a tablespoon left?  It’s happened to me too many times!

Secondly, no butter means healthier, which means you can have more waffles!  So you can see these No Butter Needed Fluffy Waffles are a total win.  Isn’t it great how that works out?
NO BUTTER NEEDED Fluffy Waffles! This easy breakfast recipe calls for applesauce instead of butter making these waffles a healthy option! I love these homemade from scratch waffles, they are so fluffy and my family always says they're the best Saturday morning breakfast!

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Easy Apple Waffles

EASY Apple Waffles recipe! This healthy waffle recipe include fresh shredded apples and cinnamon! They are simple to make for a Fall breakfast! Serve with maple syrup on top! My family LOVES them!

Apple Waffles

Can you smell Fall in the air? Nope, me either.  In NYC it’s in the high 80’s and it doesn’t feel like Fall is around the cornet yet. But that doesn’t mean we can’t pretend it’s Fall and make Easy Apple Waffles for breakfast!   These waffles are delicious and use fresh apples in the batter!  

EASY Apple Waffles recipe! These healthy waffles include fresh shredded apples and cinnamon! They are simple to make for a Fall breakfast! Serve with maple syrup on top!

Do you go apple picking?  We love visiting the apple orchards in Upstate New York and discovering new apples (while picking them straight off the tree!).  My other favorite part of visiting an apple orchard is the barn that sells apple donuts and fresh apple cider! Yum!

I love spending my morning apple picking and then enjoying doughy apple donuts for lunch!  We always pick a big bag of apples, enough that we can make apple pancakes, apple chips, apple juice and these apple waffles with!  I told you… we really love apples!

EASY Apple Waffles recipe! These healthy waffles include fresh shredded apples and cinnamon! They are simple to make for a Fall breakfast! Serve with maple syrup on top!

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Banana Oat Bread Cookies

BANANA Oat BREAD Cookies tastes just like banana bread!   This healthy, easy to make recipe makes 3 dozen cookies filled with oatmeal, walnuts, chocolate chips!  These cookies are soft and packed with protein to make the best breakfast or dessert! 

What I love: cookies, bananas, banana bread.  What I don’t love: overripe, brown bananas.   With a bunch of bananas in the kitchen ripening quickly, there’s only one thing to do.. make Banana Oat Bread Cookies!
BANANA Oat BREAD Cookies tastes just like banana bread! This healthy, easy to make recipe makes 3 dozen cookies filled with oatmeal, walnuts, chocolate chips! These cookies are soft and packed with protein to make the best breakfast or dessert!

Do you have a fear of ripe, brown bananas too? Maybe it’s because it’s Summer time but lately my bananas have been ripening at much quicker speeds than usual.  I like to eat bananas when they hit that perfect spot of just turning yellow – but no brown spots on them yet. The timeline for a perfect banana is slim.  Once it starts to brown and turn soft I can’t eat them “raw” anymore.  But that’s totally ok, because soft bananas are like the Cinderella of this story, except they don’t turn into a pumpkin at midnight, instead they turn into delicious cookies!
BANANA Oat BREAD Cookies tastes just like banana bread! This healthy, easy to make recipe makes 3 dozen cookies filled with oatmeal, walnuts, chocolate chips! These cookies are soft and packed with protein to make the best breakfast or dessert!

I have a bunch of banana recipes that I love, like these mini and moist banana muffins, and this banana nutella bread, but now I’m in love with these Banana Oat Bread Cookies!

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Jelly Donut Holes

Jelly Donut Holes recipe! These baked donut holes are easy to make and are rolled around in delicious cinnamon sugar! These homemade treats taste just like Dunkin’ Donuts Munchkins but are much healthier! 

So there’s no judging here, right? So when I tell you we made these Easy Jelly Donut Holes late at night one evening and the next morning they were gone already, you won’t judge me, right?  Ok good. Because this totally happened and I have no regrets.

Jelly Donut Holes

 I have been craving donuts.  Bad.  I think I say at least once a day “I want a donut” and I really do want one.  I love chocolate donuts, peanut butter donuts, tea donuts, carrot cake donuts and more but I have a very soft spot for Donut Holes, especially when they are cinnamon sugar covered.  Oh and also when they are filled with homemade jelly that just smells like strawberries and Summertime.  These donuts you guys, they’re made of happiness and magic.

Easy Jelly Filled Donut Holes recipe, tastes just like Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins. Recipe makes 16 donut holes.

When I originally made these I thought they were going to last so that I could share with friends the following day, but they are so irresistible that they were gone rather quickly before sharing with friends.  So this week I’ll be making 2 more batches.. one for friends and one for us again.  They’re that good!

JELLY FILLED donut muffin holes are AMAZING! These baked donut holes are easy to make and are rolled around in delicious cinnamon sugar! These homemade treats taste just like Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins but are much healthier!

I hope you give these a shot.  They would perfect for breakfast, a great treat to bring into work to share with coworkers, or a dessert.   Honestly, they’d be perfect all the time.

Enjoy!

JELLY FILLED donut muffin holes are AMAZING! These baked donut holes are easy to make and are rolled around in delicious cinnamon sugar! These homemade treats taste just like Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins but are much healthier!

JELLY FILLED donut muffin holes are AMAZING! These baked donut holes are easy to make and are rolled around in delicious cinnamon sugar! These homemade treats taste just like Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins but are much healthier!

 

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Jelly Donut Holes recipe! These baked donut holes are easy to make and are rolled around in delicious cinnamon sugar! These homemade treats taste just like Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins but are much healthier! 

 

Jelly Donut Holes

Jelly Donut Holes recipe! These baked donut holes are easy to make and are rolled around in delicious cinnamon sugar! These homemade treats taste just like Dunkin' Donuts Munchkins but are much healthier! 

Course Dessert
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup flour

For the jelly

  • 1/2 cup of your favorite jelly or jam I used strawberry

For the topping

  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix sugar, butter and nutmeg in a bowl until combined. Stir in milk, baking powder and flour until all combined.
  3. Spray your mini muffin pan with a nonstick spray. Fill your mini muffin spots up half way full.
  4. Bake in oven until tops are slightly brown, 15 to 17 minutes.
  5. When donut holes come out of the oven, let them cool until you can touch them.
  6. Fill a piping bag with tip with jelly and fill each donut hole.

For topping

  1. Mix sugar and cinnamon together in shallow bowl.
  2. Brush butter all over each donut.
  3. Roll donut around in sugar mixture until completely covered.
  4. Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Makes 16 donut holes.

Dairy Free Mini Pancake Muffins

EASY Dairy Free Mini Pancake Muffins recipe!  These pancake muffins don’t require butter or milk and are perfect for breakfast or snacking! Each muffin has a sugar mixture crumble made with brown sugar and applesauce on top!  I love serving them with maple syrup! This recipe is easy to make completely vegan too!

You'll love this EASY Dairy Free Mini Pancake Muffins recipe! These pancake muffins don't require butter or milk and are perfect for breakfast or snacking! Each muffin has a sugar mixture crumble made with brown sugar and applesauce on top! I love serving them with maple syrup! This recipe is easy to make completely vegan too!

I am something of a muffin fanatic, especially when they’re mini in size.   Some of my favorite recipes are muffins, like these Banana Muffins or these Coffee Cake Muffins or these Blueberry Muffins – I love them all!  Recently I’ve received some comments on my No Butter Needed Pancakes asking if they could be made into muffins or cupcakes, so I decided to take the challenge and do that!  With that I present you Dairy Free Mini Pancake Muffins!

You'll love this EASY Dairy Free Mini Pancake Muffins recipe! These pancake muffins don't require butter or milk and are perfect for breakfast or snacking! Each muffin has a sugar mixture crumble made with brown sugar and applesauce on top! I love serving them with maple syrup! This recipe is easy to make completely vegan too!

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Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie

HEALTHY, TRIPLE FRUIT Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie! This healthy recipe is easy to make – just throw all your ingredients in the blender!  The milk (regular or almond) makes it creamy and delicious! I love this strawberry banana smoothie recipe for breakfast or a afternoon snack – it always energizes me! 

It’s April 10th and it’s almost 70 degrees in NYC!  Can we officially declare that the weather is changing?  I don’t want to jinx it because I know it won’t last, but the last few days of beautiful weather has me craving fresh fruit!  

HEALTHY, TRIPLE FRUIT Strawberry, Banana, Pineapple Smoothie! This healthy recipe is easy to make - just throw all your ingredients in the blender! The milk (regular or almond) makes it creamy and delicious! I love this recipe for breakfast or a afternoon snack - it always energizes me!

In the Winter I snack on bananas and apples, mostly because I can’t deal with spending $6 on a pint of out of season berries, but with Summer around the corner, I can’t wait for fresh strawberries, raspberries and blueberries to grow in the garden and to be cheaply accessible in local farmers markets! Summer is all about the berries – don’t you agree?

HEALTHY, TRIPLE FRUIT Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie! This healthy recipe is easy to make - just throw all your ingredients in the blender!  The milk (regular or almond) makes it creamy and delicious! I love this strawberry banana smoothie recipe for breakfast or a afternoon snack - it always energizes me! 

3 ingredient strawberry banana smoothie!

This is one of my favorite smooth recipes and it includes 3 of my favorites: strawberries, banana and pineapple. I love how the sweet flavor of the strawberries mixes with the tropical taste of the pineapple.  

HEALTHY, TRIPLE FRUIT Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie! This healthy recipe is easy to make - just throw all your ingredients in the blender!  The milk (regular or almond) makes it creamy and delicious! I love this strawberry banana smoothie recipe for breakfast or a afternoon snack - it always energizes me! 

Mix it with some milk (regular or almond milk), throw in some ice cubes to quickly chill it and you’ll have a healthy, filling smoothie in less than 2 minutes.

HEALTHY, TRIPLE FRUIT Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie! This healthy recipe is easy to make - just throw all your ingredients in the blender!  The milk (regular or almond) makes it creamy and delicious! I love this strawberry banana smoothie recipe for breakfast or a afternoon snack - it always energizes me! 

Enjoy this strawberry banana smoothie!

Looking for more Smoothie recipes?  Try my Banana Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie and Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie!
Looking for fruit for dinner recipe? Try my Roasted Cantaloupe Salad!

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HEALTHY, TRIPLE FRUIT Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie! This healthy recipe is easy to make - just throw all your ingredients in the blender!  The milk (regular or almond) makes it creamy and delicious! I love this strawberry banana smoothie recipe for breakfast or a afternoon snack - it always energizes me! 

Strawberry Banana Smoothie with Pineapple

HEALTHY, TRIPLE FRUIT Pineapple Strawberry Banana Smoothie! This healthy recipe is easy to make - just throw all your ingredients in the blender!  The milk (regular or almond) makes it creamy and delicious! I love this strawberry banana smoothie recipe for breakfast or a afternoon snack - it always energizes me! 

Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 6 strawberries - stems removed
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple - cubed
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Handful of ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into your blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Servings: 1

 

 

Easy Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

EASY FLUFFY Pumpkin Pancakes recipe! These delicious extra fluffy pancakes made from scratch are low carb and packed with protein (1/2 cup pumpkin!). They make a healthy substitution instead of buttermilk pancakes. My family considers them “the best pumpkin pancakes in the world!”.

I know you’re probably thinking “Isn’t NYC in a snowstorm right now, but yet you’re posting a pumpkin recipe?”.   You’re right.  NYC is under a blanket of beautiful white snow.  And I still have over 100 pounds of pumpkins from the Fall garden decorating my apartment.  

Can you believe it?   We have big pumpkins, pie size, and munchkins sprawled out all over the apartment just like it was still Halloween.   I have to clear a few out as they go bad, but at this rate I think I’m good to go with fresh pumpkins for at least the next few months! 

EASY FLUFFY Pumpkin Pancakes recipe! These delicious extra fluffy pancakes made from scratch are low carb and packed with protein (1/2 cup pumpkin!). They make a healthy substitution instead of buttermilk pancakes. My family considers them "the best pumpkin pancakes in the world!".

If you don’t have any fresh pumpkins lying around don’t worry.  You can use frozen pumpkin puree that you kept from your Fall pumpkins (remember how easy it is to make?) or you can use canned pumpkin from the store. 

EASY FLUFFY Pumpkin Pancakes recipe! These delicious extra fluffy pancakes made from scratch are low carb and packed with protein (1/2 cup pumpkin!). They make a healthy substitution instead of buttermilk pancakes. My family considers them "the best pumpkin pancakes in the world!".

Being a girl who loves pumpkin year round and doesn’t believe that pumpkin only needs to be celebrated in the Fall I wanted to bake up a pumpkin breakfast to satisfy my pancake craving I’ve been having (hello baby!).    Pumpkin pancakes are one of those foods that are near perfection for me. These pancakes are so light and fluffy!

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Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts

HOMEMADE BAKED Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes.  These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like raised sugar donuts from your favorite bakery! 

We live in a world filled with crazy and exciting donut flavors and combinations. Remember the half donut/half croissant craze? Have you checked out the exotic flavors that bakeries are offering for donuts?

There’s Blood Orange, Cafe Au Lait, Hibiscus, Passion Fruit, Horchata, Matcha and more. And while these unique flavors are exciting, sometimes it’s just not practical nor economical to hunt down the ingredients.

Maybe I’m just not an adventurous foodie.  Sugar, Glazed, Chocolate  donuts – now you’re talking my language.  So, because I was craving donuts today, I came up with this simple Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe. I think you’ll love it. Who else loves homemade baked donuts? Me, me, me!

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

How to Make Sugar Donuts

Homemade Sugar Donuts Recipe

When you make your own donuts at home you know exactly what is going into them. There are no fillers and extra junk that donuts really don’t need. And let’s face it, as delicious as those exotic donuts are, do we really know what’s in them?

This recipe is so simple and requires almost nothing that you don’t already have around the house. You will need a donut pan!  Make the $10 investment and buy one because it’s worth it!

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

 

These homemade donuts are so delicious and extra soft! They are made with buttermilk so you know they are going to be moist and soft. These donuts are not heavy at all but instead have a light, airy texture to them, more like a raised donut.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

Buttermilk Substitute With Vinegar

Not everyone keeps buttermilk around the house, but it is easy to substitute if you cannot make a run to the store. I know how it is when you want your donuts NOW! So instead, you can use 1 1/2 teaspoon of white vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to measure 1/2 cup. Stir it and let stand for 5 minutes. Then you’re good to go!

Buttermilk Substitute With Yogurt

Another option is using 1/2 cup of plain yogurt instead of the buttermilk. It’s much more common to have regular milk or yogurt in your house than buttermilk, unless you are someone who bakes all the time.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

This recipe is so quick and easy. Mix up your batter, throw your donut pan in the oven for 15 minutes, let cool for a few minutes and then shake the donuts in a bag of sugar and your Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts are ready to be eaten and enjoyed! 

It really is that quick! You’ll be eating your own delicious donuts in no time. Eat them while they’re still warm, yummmm.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

They are great for breakfast, a snack and dessert. They are so simple that you can make up a batch anytime you feel like it with no trouble at all. It’s so easy that many of my readers have told me they had fun baking them (and eating them!) with their kids too.

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes. These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like sugar donuts from your favorite bakery!

I hope you like them as I do (and I really, really like them)! Feel free to mix it up too. Add some raw cacao to make chocolate donuts. Make a simple glaze with powdered sugar and milk and glaze them. The possibilities are endless.

Enjoy!

More Donut Recipes

Looking for more donut recipes?

Try my Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Frosting!

Carrot Cake Donuts

Chocolate Chip Donuts
https://brooklynfarmgirl.com/chocolate-chip-chocolate-frosted-donuts-2/

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HOMEMADE BAKED Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes.  These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like raised sugar donuts from your favorite bakery! 

Homemade Baked Sugar Donuts

HOMEMADE BAKED Sugar Donuts recipe that is easy to make and ready in 15 minutes.  These simple and extra soft donuts taste just like raised sugar donuts from your favorite bakery! 

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword sugar donuts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 172 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

For the sugar coating

  • 1/4 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray donut pan with nonstick spray.
  3. Mix together oil, buttermilk, eggs, sugar, salt, baking powder and vanilla until combined.
  4. Stir in flour and continue to mix until smooth.
  5. Fill the donut pans up about 3/4 of the way.
  6. Bake donuts for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, let cool for 5 minutes, then remove donuts from pan.
  8. Put sugar in a sandwich bag.
  9. One at a time, drop your donuts in bag and shake lightly to cover.
  10. Eat right away or store in container.

Recipe Video

 

Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 1 dozen 3 inch donuts.

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HOMEMADE Blueberry English Muffins!  You’re going to love this easy to make breakfast recipe! Save money and start making your own English muffins instead of buying the store bought ones.  These ones are much more delicious and healthy! I love having one of these muffins with a cup of tea! 

I’m starting 2017 with a bang – homemade Blueberry English Muffins!  These have been on my “must make list” for quite some time since every morning I start my day off with one.   I decided I was sick of buying the store bought version (plus they’re sometimes hard to track down) so I wanted to start making my own.  

Surprisingly these homemade English Muffins are easy to make and don’t require that much time waiting for the dough to rise.    Once you’ve made your own batch of these I bet you’ll never buy them again!  Hope you all enjoy… and Happy New Year!

HOMEMADE Blueberry English Muffins! You're going to love this easy to make breakfast recipe! Save money and start making your own English muffins instead of buying the store bought ones. These ones are much more delicious and healthy! I love having one of these muffins with a cup of tea!

You're going to love this delicious Blueberry English Muffins recipe! These are even better than the store bought muffins because they're homemade! If you've never made homemade English Muffins before don't worry - they're easy to make!

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Crustless Quiche with Broccoli and Cheese is a easy dinner recipe your family is going to love. Instead of the traditional pie crust, you use kale to line the bottom of the casserole dish. Sprinkled mozzarella cheese on top makes it extremely cheesy! It’s the perfect way to sneak in veggies!

“This is one of the best meals you ever made” said my husband Matthew eating this quiche while eyeing up the last piece in the casserole dish.  I thought I’d post this first because if my meat loving husband can fall in love with this Broccoli Quiche made on top of kale leaves, then I think that’s the only review I need!

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Healthy Quiche 

This quiche is filled with broccoli and kale.  The broccoli is the main contents of the quiche while the kale acts as the pie crust.   I was really craving a quiche but I didn’t have any pie crust and I wasn’t in the mood to make a homemade one so the sudden idea of using kale leaves to lie in the bottom of the casserole dish as a crust popped into my mind.  I have to say this might be one of my most genius kitchen ideas to date because it worked beautifully.

Crustless Quiche Recipe

The kale turns a bit crusty while holding in all the contents of the quiche.    I was worried that the wet ingredients would fall through the kale leaves but this quiche is not wet or soggy at all.  The eggs bake perfectly. The cheese melts perfectly.  When cutting it into slices it all holds together perfectly just like if you used a pie crust, but you didn’t and you saved yourself some calories.

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Solar Oven Blueberry Cornbread Muffins that are baked in 30 minutes in a solar stove, no electricity needed! These are so easy to make, perfect for camping trips!

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Solar Oven Blueberry Cornbread Muffins

These Blueberry Cornbread Muffins are delicious! They’re moist, full of flavor and I’ve been dreaming about them ever since I finished the last one.
Yes, seriously, these muffins are made with no electricity! No gas or electric oven! These are made in a solar stove, meaning they are being cooked with the help of that bright beautiful sun in the sky.  Solar cooking is pretty amazing and life changing.  

Delicious blueberry cornbread muffins that are baked in 30 minutes in a solar stove, no electricity needed!

Best Camping Recipe!

Since it’s Summer time and you’ll be spending lots of time outside at picnics, camping, gardening etc I thought it would be a perfect time to introduce you to solar cooking.  As I mentioned above it’s life changing and I’m obsessed with it.  The first time you cook with just the sun it’s a stunner of a moment.   You’ll feel so proud and happy for doing the world good. You’ll also tell all your friends and family that the food you are serving them is solar cooked because it’s that cool.  Everyone will be amazed.

Solar Stove Recipe

My solar stove of choice is the GoSun because it works great, is super light (ol “weak arms Pamela” can easily carry it) and looks pretty slick.  With us spending weekends up on the land with no electricity we rely on campfires and this solar stove to keep us fed.  I started using the GoSun a few weeks ago where I easily threw all the ingredients for a cheesy pepper egg omelette into the stove, came back 20 minutes later and breakfast was served.  I love this because time is valuable in the garden so I can just walk away from the solar stove and let it cook while I’m playing in the dirt.

Delicious blueberry cornbread muffins that are baked in 30 minutes in a solar stove, no electricity needed!

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Chocolate Coffee Donuts

Easy to make Chocolate Coffee Donuts with Vanilla Chocolate Chip Frosting!  This donut recipe is a family favorite! Everyone thinks they’re delicious!

I have to tell you something.   I made these Chocolate Coffee Donuts to take to work to share with everyone, but instead I kept them at home because I wanted to eat them all. And I did, I ate them all, and I didn’t regret it one bit. 

Chocolate Coffee Donuts

These donuts are the best of all worlds, moist chocolate donuts, vanilla frosting that sticks perfectly to the donuts, mini chocolate chips on top, and the sublte taste of coffee.  What gives the donuts a special taste is that I used 1 tablespoon of Folgers instant coffee granules in the batter.   Use 1-2 tablespoons depending on how “coffee” you want it to taste.  I love how simple Instant coffee is to use in recipes!  

How to make Instant Coffee Chocolate Donuts with Vanilla Frosting! These donuts are delicious! Bonus how to recipe video included!

These are perfect breakfast or brunch donuts to serve alongside a nice cup of coffee.   They also make a great dessert.   I love that you can get a small dose of your caffeine fix in, while eating a donut!  

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Coconut Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

CHEWY Coconut Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies with AMAZING sugar glaze on top!  This easy, healthy recipe is going to become your new favorite cookie!   The cookies are loaded with raisins and pecans so they make the perfect breakfast or dessert – my entire family loves them!

I made these cookies this past weekend knowing that I would need something sweet but filing to keep me energized this upcoming week.   I loaded these cookies with raisins and pecans so just one cookie would give me that morning or afternoon jump that I need.

Coconut Cookies!

Instead of milk or water I used Coconut Protein shake in the recipe because coconut + raisin is a awesome combo.  If you don’t have a Coconut shake, that’s ok, you can use Coconut Almond Milk instead!  To top it off I made my favorite sugar glaze that I quickly dip each cookie into, which quickly hardens so you don’t have to worry about messy frosting cookies (especially useful on the go!).

CHEWY Coconut Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies with AMAZING sugar glaze on top! This easy, healthy recipe is going to become your new favorite cookie! The cookies are loaded with raisins and pecans so they make the perfect breakfast or dessert - my entire family loves them!

Coconut Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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SINGLE SERVING Blueberry Sponge Mug Cake recipe that only takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake! This DIY easy to make recipe will help your sweet tooth cravings without packing on the extra calories!

I’m a dessert kinda girl.  I eat dinner, and then sit for about 15 minutes.  During those 15 minutes I try to act cool but my brain is in overdrive thinking about dessert. What should it be?  A few dark chocolate pieces?  A peanut butter cup?  A apple spice crumble bar? A black bean brownie? The decisions!

Lately I’ve been craving cake but having a entire cake in my kitchen is putting me in the pure danger zone. Say goodbye to the food groups, now it’s just going to be cake.    There’s a easy way to solve this craving though – single serving cake!  Not only does this taste delicious, but it takes less than 2 minutes to make! 2 minutes for a delicious sugary soft piece of Blueberry Mug Cake? Yes, please!

SINGLE SERVING Blueberry Sponge Mug Cake recipe that only takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake! This DIY easy to make recipe will help your sweet tooth cravings without packing on the extra calories!

Next time you have a sweet tooth and you want a piece of cake, but know having a full cake in your house isn’t a good move, reach for your mug and  make this single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake!

Grab all your dry ingredients and put it in a mug.
Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Now add your wet ingredients.   This recipe uses ½ of a egg.  I would highly suggest you only half of the egg, not the entire thing, as it will be too “egg spongy”.
Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Now mix it up until it reaches a cake batter consistency.
Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

 

Gently add your blueberries and mix around.  You can use fresh or frozen berries.  I always keep them in my freezer, they are great to add to your breakfast oatmeal too!
Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Now comes the easy baking party. Throw it in the microwave for 60-80 seconds. After 60 seconds, check in on it every 10 seconds until you see it has that bouncy cake quality.
Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Add some sugar on top – regular or powdered sugar.  You could also add some melted chocolate or frosting on top if you’d like.
Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Take a bite and enjoy this Blueberry Mug Cake!
Single serving Blueberry Sponge Cake In A Mug recipe that takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake!

Do you love blueberries? Be sure to check out my Mini Blueberry Muffins and Blueberry Buckle too!

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SINGLE SERVING Blueberry Sponge Mug Cake recipe that only takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake! This DIY easy to make recipe will help your sweet tooth cravings without packing on the extra calories!

Blueberry Sponge Cake in a Mug

SINGLE SERVING Blueberry Sponge Mug Cake recipe that only takes 1 minute in the microwave to bake! This DIY easy to make recipe will help your sweet tooth cravings without packing on the extra calories!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter - softened
  • 1/2 egg - beaten or use 2 tablespoons apple sauce
  • 2 drops vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons blueberries

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a mug, being gentle not to crush the blueberries.
  2. Put in microwave for 60-80 seconds, checking to see when it becomes cake like.
  3. Pour a little sugar on top. Eat directly out of mug.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Servings: 1 (just for you!)

 

 

 

Cheesy Vegetable Omelette

Cheesy Vegetable Omelette is packed with garden fresh vegetables!   This breakfast recipe is easy to make and shows you how to make a perfect cheesy omelette step by step!  The best part is that you can customize it what veggies you have – my favorite are tomatoes, broccoli and peppers to add in!

I call this recipe “Vegetable Farm Omelette” because you can throw into it as man veggies as you can fit.  The omelette can be tweaked depending on the season.   It needs to become best friends with your garden or farmer’s market.   I threw broccoli, tomatoes and peppers in mine because those are my favorites (and what’s always in my fridge).  I think this combo of veggies are a winner, but feel free to add in onions or carrots or chopped up spinach or kale to make your omelette more “you”.

Cheesy Vegetable Omelette is packed with garden fresh vegetables! This breakfast recipe is easy to make and shows you how to make a perfect cheesy omelette step by step! The best part is that you can customize it what veggies you have - my favorite are tomatoes, broccoli and peppers to add in!

There’s a few keys to a perfect omelette.  You need a good egg recipe.  You need to have the right size pan.  You need to know when’s the exact time to flip one side over.    I’m here to help you with all of this.

Ready to make a life changing Vegetable Farm Omelette?  Let’s go!

First, cut up your veggies.  You want to cut them pretty small.  If the vegetables are too big your omelette might fall apart and we don’t want that. This is about a tablespoon of tomatoes, green pepper and a handful of broccoli.  If some of it doesn’t fit, that’s ok, you can just throw it on the omelette when you serve it.
Cheesy Vegetable Omelette is packed with garden fresh vegetables! This breakfast recipe is easy to make and shows you how to make a perfect cheesy omelette step by step! The best part is that you can customize it what veggies you have - my favorite are tomatoes, broccoli and peppers to add in!

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Mini Blueberry Muffins

BEST MINI Blueberry Muffins with crumble topping! This easy recipe makes moist mini muffins packed with 1 cup of blueberries!  The cinnamon sugar streusel is delicious and is my favorite part!  Serve these for breakfast, dessert or a snack! 

These mini blueberry muffins are outrageously good.  You’ll  make a dozen and they’ll be gone within a day!  They’re moist, they’re tasty, they have the most delicious crumble on top and they’re mini which means it totally feels ok to eat 6 of them. At least! 

I used to make a blueberry crumble in a 8×8 pan all the time years ago.  It was my go to “raise the roof” dessert.  Somehow the recipe got lost in my very disorganized recipe binder and it’s been a while since I’ve made it.  A few days ago I was wanting something sweet and remembered I had a bag of frozen blueberries in the freezer.

 Then I remembered the blueberry crumble.  Instead of sticking with the old, I decided to to turn the recipe into mini muffins instead.   When Matthew got home he ate one and said “These taste just like the Blueberry Crumble you used to make!”.  Yes, they do!  They’re back!

BEST MINI Blueberry Muffins with crumble topping! This easy recipe makes moist mini muffins packed with 1 cup of blueberries! The cinnamon sugar stresusel is delicious and is my favorite part! Serve these for breakfast, dessert or a snack!

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