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Category: Breakfast

Breakfast Overnight Oats

I’m at home in my office with the door shut trying to block out the dust and noise from the construction going on upstairs and I’M STARVING! As I sip my coffee I wish I had a jar of Breakfast Overnight Oats. I’m expecting several more days of construction so I’ve decided that tonight I’m going to make some jars of Overnight Oats so that I can have something quick…

Močiute’s Lithuanian Apple Cake

I miss my mom. She recently passed away so I thought I would try and make a favorite recipe of hers to remind me of the wonderful moments that we shared in the kitchen. When it comes to cooking or baking with apples, I immediately think of her. Mom made the best Lithuanian Apple Cake (o-buo-li-nis pea-rah-gus) ever!  Although there are many different twists and variations of this cake, I kept to using all the…

Julia’s Omelettes

“If you can read, you can cook.” Julia Child, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. In the introduction to the 40th Anniversary edition of her iconic cookbook, Julia Child explains that her goal was to write the recipes so that anyone who could read would be able to make the dish and have it turn out exactly as expected. Her directions are detailed and easy to follow; the omelette recipe is 8 pages long, with illustrations! This book…

Delectable, Divine Doughnuts…Gluten Free, Too!

Since a couple people in my family are now gluten-free and dairy free my challenge has been to put good food on the table that everyone can eat. Mostly that entails making healthy meals consisting mainly of protein and fresh vegetables. But every once in a while we all need a treat, right?! Just to let you know, some of the links on this page may be affiliate links, which means that Great Eight Friends will earn a small…

Baked Eggs Benedict Muffin Cups

You’re hosting brunch and trying to put together a menu. There are lots of egg casserole dishes, but how about something a little fancier? I was inspired to create this recipe when hosting a birthday brunch for my son and daughter-in-law. There were a couple of guests with dietary restrictions and I didn’t want to be making several different dishes. This dish can be both gluten free and dairy free, just leave off the…

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