Cheesy Sausage Casserole
1 Package of Jimmy Dean or Bob Evans Original Sausage 1 8 oz container of sour cream 1 4 cup package of shredded cheddar cheese 1 Dozen eggs Garlic salt to taste

Preheat Oven: 375
Pre-cook and drain sausage on stove top adding garlic salt to taste. Put in baking dish.
In a bowl, mix together eggs.
Add 8 oz sour cream and garlic salt to taste to the eggs and finish mixing.
Pour egg mixture over sausage.
Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the sausage and egg mixture. Then Bake!
When dish is almost completely cooked (normally between 35-45 minutes

Pine Ridge Granola
8 cups old-fashioned oats, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, 1 1/2 cups wheat germ, 8 oz coconut, 1 1/2 cups raw sunflower seeds, 1/2 cup cooking oil, 3/4 cup honey, 2 teaspoons vanilla

Preheat oven to 325. Stir together the dry ingredients. Combine the liquid ingredients and heat until bubbly. Pour over the dry mixture and stir until well combined. Divide between two greased baking sheets. Bake 20 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time. Cool. Serve by itself or add nuts or dried fruit.

Baked Oatmeal Cups

3 cups rolled oats, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 teas. baking powder, 2 eggs, 1 cup applesauce OR 1/2 cup each plain yogurt & oil, 1 cup milk, 1 teas. vanilla, Mixins

Mix dry ingredients. Mix wet ingredients. Combine the two. Pour into greased muffin tins – about 2/3 thirds full. Add the mixins to the top & press them into the batter. Bake 375 for 20 minutes. Makes 16-18 muffins. Serve with maple syrup. Serve immediately or refrigerate or freeze & bring them out as need them.

Mixin ideas: fresh fruit, dried fruit, nuts, seeds, chocolate chips.

Hash Brown Casserole
1 bag hash browns, partly thawed, 1 can cream of chicken soup, 1 cup sour cream, 2 cups grated cheddar, 1/2 cup butter, melted, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 onion, diced Topping: 2 cups crushed cornflakes, 1/2 cup melted butter

Mix & spread in a greased 9×13 pan. Mix topping & sprinkle on top. Bake 350 for 45 minutes.

Brunch Strata

8 slices of bread, diced, Fresh asparagus, cut in 2″ lengths, Baby portabellas, sliced, 8 oz smoked Gruyere cheese, grated or chunked

Layer these ingredients in a greased 9×13 dish.

Mix together:

1 dozen eggs, 1 2/3 cups milk, 1/2 teas salt, 1 teas ground mustard, 1 can cream of celery or mushroom soup

Pour this over the top. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Bake a 350 for approximately 1 hour.

*Play with the ingredients! Try 1 lb cooked bacon or sausage with cheddar. Or broccoli and red bell peppers with Jack. Or…

Blueberry Muffin Cake
1 cup unsalted butter, softened 11/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 tbls vanilla 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 2 lemons, zested 2 cups fresh blueberries

Preheat the oven to 350F.
Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, zest and salt in a small bowl. Set aside. Spray a standard 12-cup bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in eggs, one at a time, then the vanilla.  Alternate adding the dry mixture and the buttermilk until all incorporated. Fold in the blueberries. Pour the batter into the bundt pan and bake for about 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center,comes out clean.