I’m fairly certain these mini cupcakes will be the hit of your Easter Celebration this year!
They are easy to make. They are bite-size. They are cute as all get-out.
Most mornings I am an oatmeal girl. It’s easy to make. It’s good for me. It’s yummy and satisfying. It’s part of my routine. And I like routine. I do well with routine. But… Morning after morning of oatmeal can get a bit repetitive.
As I write this post my sink is full. There is flour spread haphazardly on my countertops. There are toys everywhere. There are at least two loads of laundry that need folding. Maybe three. But who’s counting? Weeds need pulling outside. Our carpets need vacuuming. The bathrooms need cleaning. And our realtor could text me at any moment to say someone wants to see our house in an hour.
But I’m ignoring all that because… well… I have been wanting to share this recipe and I cannot wait any longer!
I’m not what you would call a ‘Tofu’ kind of gal. It’s the last thing I would pull off the shelf at the supermarket if I needed to come up with dinner ‘on the fly’.
I mean seriously… like the last thing.
U is for Udon!
My Favorite Recipes for Fall…
When I first considered what food to choose for “Q”, the only thing that came to mind at first was “Quail”…. hmm….
Never in my life have I woken up and thought, “Hm, I think I’ll make quail for dinner today.”
Think about your last trip to the supermarket. Did you see quail in the butcher case? Did you even think to look? I didn’t.
That is why, Q is NOT for Quail.
Q is for QUINOA!!!
There is something about “sticks” that make food more desirable to my munchkins… a boring turkey sandwich becomes exciting and gourmet when I cut it into squares and stick a toothpick into each one. Juice is yummy in a glass, but freeze it on a stick so you can lick it?! SO MUCH BETTER… right? Candy… so fun to eat. Candy on a stick (i.e. A Lollipop)… a special treat. Thus, chicken served right on the skewers it was cooked on… MAGNIFICENT!!
I love when they get excited about their dinner before it enters their little mouths.