Apple rings dipped in pancake batter make delicious apple-filled pancakes - a warming winter breakfast.
When a craving hits, toast oats, nuts and seeds in a large skillet along with pure maple syrup to make almost-instant granola. If you want to include dried fruit, add it after the granola comes off the heat.
Who's hooked on Downton Abbey? I had to make myself a batch of currant-studded cream scones to nibble with tea last time I watched. Who needs popcorn?
The combination of sweet banana and crunchy walnuts make them taste like banana bread in pancake form. Delicious with maple syrup!
Homemade bagels are fun to make with the kids - and make a delicious breakfast, snack or lunchbox treat.
Got zucchini? Grate them and turn them into moist muffins spiked with cinnamon.
This mildly spiced gingerbread topped with fresh peaches is perfect for the transition from summer to fall.
Grated raw squash behaves like grated carrots in these moist muffins; try a thick neck of butternut squash or chunk of pumpkin, which is easier to grate than more awkwardly shaped gourds.
For the kid who takes too long to get ready, and if he does sit down he takes too long to eat, a homemade granola bar is easy to nibble while getting dressed.
This basic waffle batter can be dressed up according to the cravings of the day.