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Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Blueberry Compote 1

I am personally a huge fan of anything lemon poppy seed! I think it’t the perfect combination of sweet and tart, especially for a meal like breakfast.

This recipe is a wonderful opportunity to learn how to make a compote. Compotes can be made with almost any fruit and are a wonderful way to preserve that seasonal fresh fruit taste.  Fruit compotes can be used as toppings or I have even seen compotes used inside recipes like cupcakes or scones. Fruit compotes are a wonderful ingredient to have on hand in your fridge all year long and only take about 10 minutes to make!

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Valentines Day Pancakes & Eggs

Pancakes and Eggs

I don’t think it can get much better than someone bringing you breakfast in bed, especially on Valentines Day! Hint.. hint.. to all you men out there! These pancakes will keep it romantic, but not too cheesy!

As confusing and intimidating Valentines day can be, I always say the more simple the better! Sure, every girl would love to walk into a room filled with roses, but lets be realistic here! No one can get upset about breakfast in bed.

Pancakes filled with heart shaped eggs? Yeah you’ve got it, but they are way more simple to make than you would ever believe! For me, I can never decided between sweet and savory for breakfast and I must say that these always do the trick! Read more

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