Easy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles

Easy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles – A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long.

Hay guys, it’s Jane from Baking-Ginger again, bringing you the best thing since sliced bread. Popsicles for breakfast! Yes, you heard right. These Easy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles are not only delicious but are also packed with summer fruits and topped with a crunchy granola.

asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long.

Why haven’t we been eating popsicles for breakfast? That’s a question I have been asking myself over and over lately. It just makes so much sense. It is so perfectly refreshing during the summer months, it keeps you full and the kids will absolutely love them. They are pretty much you’re favorite fruity yogurt breakfast bowl but in the form of a popsicle. Could it get any more perfect?

asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long. asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long.

They are awesome because you can make a whole bunch of them ahead of time and leave them in the freezer until you want to eat them. They make breakfast so quick and easy, and are also perfect for whenever you (or the kids) are craving a little treat. Then you can quickly whip them out of the freezer and bam! – you have a healthy, refreshing treat.

asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long. asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long.

I am so excited about these Easy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles because they are beautiful and so incredibly delicious. Plus, they take barely 5 minutes to make. All you do is make a little mixture of greek yogurt, milk, and honey. Then pour that into your popsicle molds, chuck in a couple of berries (or any fresh fruit you have at home), and top it with a little honey coated granola. Easy, right?

Lastly, pop them into the freezer for a few hours and they will be there waiting for you when ever the craving strikes.

Easy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles

Yield: 6-8 Popsicles

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1/2 Cup Granola
  • 1 Cup Berries/chopped Fruits

Directions:

  1. Mix together the milk, yogurt and 1 tsp of the honey.
  2. Divide the mixture between your popsicle molds.
  3. Place a few berries into each mould.
  4. Mix the last teaspoon of honey with the granola (you can place the honey in the microwave for 10sec if you are struggling to mix it) and top the yoghurt with a little granola mixture.
  5. Place a wooden ice cream stick into each mould and place the popsicles into the freezer for at least 4 hours before consuming.
  6. To remove the popsicles, run the mould under a little hot water until they come loose.

asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long. asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long.

Thanks, Jane!

asy Breakfast Yogurt Popsicles - A delicious, healthy breakfast that is quick and easy to make and will keep you cool all day long.

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Glazed Orange Scones

Glazed orange scones recipe… sweet and soft bakery-style scones topped with a fresh orange juice glaze.

Scones have to be one of my families favorite to pick up when we visit our local bakery. There is just something about them that makes me happy. They must have glaze though… that is the best part, after all.

My kids helped me make these scones I’m sharing with you today and we had a great time making them. I can’t wait to make these again. They would be the perfect addition to your Mother’s Day brunch.

 

Glazed orange scones recipe... sweet and soft bakery-style scones topped with a fresh orange juice glaze.

Mmm… that glaze is seriously heavenly. I love orange anything, though.

Glazed orange scones recipe... sweet and soft bakery-style scones topped with a fresh orange juice glaze.

I’m excited to be partnering with my favorite orange juice brand, Florida’s Natural®, for this post. My kids request orange juice every morning, and not-from-concentrate Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice is our go-to! It tastes delicious and our family loves that it’s made from 100 percent Florida-grown oranges. I think that’s what gives it such a fresh taste! The juice also adds the perfect sweetness to the fresh orange juice glaze for these scones. I use the no pulp variety for this recipe.

Glazed orange scones recipe... sweet and soft bakery-style scones topped with a fresh orange juice glaze.

Glazed Orange Scones

Yield: 8 large or 16 small scones

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 13 to 15 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup half and half, cold
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk, whisked
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 Tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons not-from-concentrate Florida's Natural® Orange Juice 
  • Zest from 1 orange, reserver 1 teaspoon for glaze

Glaze:

  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 Tablespoons not-from-concentrate Florida's Natural® Orange Juice with no pulp (can use more, if needed)
  • 1 Tablespoon half and half

 

Directions:

In a small bowl whisk together the half and half, vanilla and egg yolk. Set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and orange zest. Using a pastry cuter or 2 forks, cut in the butter until the flour mixture resembles course crumbs. Slowly stir in the half and half mixture and stir just until combined. Press the dough in between two pieces or saran wrap and then place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to chill.

Dust the counter with flour and then roll the dough into a 10-inch circle. Sprinkle the top with the remaining 1 Tablespoon sugar.

Cut the circle into 8 wedges using a pizza cutter. If you'd like smaller scones, cut the triangles in half. Then place on baking sheet and bake for 13 to 15 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown. Then place on a cooling rack to cool.

For the glaze, melt the butter in a small bowl. Slowly stir in the powdered sugar, orange juice and half and half. Add another Tablespoon if need. The glaze should be thick, yet pourable. Drizzle on top of cooled scones.

Glazed orange scones recipe... sweet and soft bakery-style scones topped with a fresh orange juice glaze.

ENJOY! :)

Glazed orange scones recipe... sweet and soft bakery-style scones topped with a fresh orange juice glaze.

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice. All opinions are 100% my own.

DIY Wood Cake Stand

DIY Wood Cake Stand… an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Hello I Heart Naptime Readers! This is Norma from Paint Me Pink, and I am so excited to be back for another round of fun DIY projects and crafts! I am really excited to share my latest project with you all because Mother’s Day is just around the corner and how sweet would it be to make her something special. Here’s a super simple DIY Cake Stand that she’ll love!

The best part of this Cake Stand is that you can really make it your own and in this case you can customize it to the person you are giving it to. I decided to make this Cake Stand very rustic and gave it a heavy “distressed” finish to it since my Mother loves the vintage/farmhouse style.

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Supplies:
  • 4″ Unfinished Wood Round
  • 5” Unfinished Wood Round
  • 11” Unfinished Wood Round
  • Acrylic Paint (I used Apple Barrel “Real Navy”)
  • Paint Brush
  • Wood Stain (I used Minwax “Dark Walnut”)
  • Sanding Block
  • Wood Glue
  • Turned Furniture Leg (from Lowe’s)
  • Food safe sealer (Behandla cutting board sealer found at IKEA)

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Step 1: Add wood glue to the bottom of the 4” wood round and place it on top of the 5” wood round. If you accidentally added too much and it starts coming out from the sides, just take a baby wipe or a damp cloth and wipe it off before it dries. Let it dry for 10 minutes.

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Step 2: Add wood glue to the bottom of the furniture leg and place it on top of the 4” wood round (make sure it’s centered).

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Step 3: After 10 minutes add wood glue to the top of the furniture leg and set the 11” wood round on top. Add a couple of heavy books on top and let dry for 45 minutes.

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Step 5: Now that the stand is assembled we can start painting. With a paint brush start painting the Cake Stand, since I was going to do a distressed finish I left some wood showing through. Let the paint dry for 30 minutes.

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Step 6: With a cloth add wood stain to the desire areas you want to darken. This will give it more of an aged look. Let it dry for 1 hour.

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Step 7: Sand it down until it’s smooth and parts of the wood are peeking through.

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Step 8: Wipe away the dust with a damp cloth and add Food Safe Sealer (Behandla cutting board sealer found at IKEA).

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

This Cake Stand can be assembled in so many different ways and colors – the possibilities really are endless. Wrap it in a pretty package and it will make the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

DIY Wood Cake Stand... an easy, customizable DIY perfect for displaying sweet desserts or favorite household items!

Thanks, Norma!

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Rainbow Cupcakes

EASY rainbow cupcakes made with a doctored cake mix recipe and buttercream frosting! Everyone loved these!

These rainbow cupcakes are sure to make anyone smile. They would be perfect for a birthday party, Cinco de Mayo party, or end of the school year party. Okay let’s be honest… they’d be perfect any day of the week. ;)

I first made them when I was in the Young Women’s (a youth program at my church) and we did them for Young Women’s in Excellence. My kids were obsessed with these cupcakes and are already begging to make them again. They sort of remind me of tie-dying shirts (or scrunchies)…which was pretty much my favorite thing to do when I was younger.

EASY rainbow cupcakes made with a doctored cake mix recipe and buttercream frosting! Everyone loved these!

These cupcakes were easy to make (I used a boxed cake…shhh) and they tasted fabulous. People always ask me if I always bake from scratch and I tell them that I’m all about doctoring up cake mixes, especially when I’m baking with kids. It just simplifies things sometimes.
EASY rainbow cupcakes made with a doctored cake mix recipe and buttercream frosting! Everyone loved these!

Oh and you can’t forget the rainbow sprinkles…because…sprinkles are the best part! They just make everything look good, don’t ya think? Edible glitter would be super fun too!EASY rainbow cupcakes made with a doctored cake mix recipe and buttercream frosting! Everyone loved these!

Rainbow Cupcakes

Yield: 20 cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 box (15-ounce) white cake mix
  • 1 (5.9-ounce) box vanilla pudding (not instant)
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • buttercream frosting
  • sprinkles

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners and set aside.
In a large bowl combine the cake mix and pudding (dry). Stir until combined. Next mix in the eggs, canola oil and water. Finally mix in the sour cream.

Separate batter into 5 bowls. Add different colors of food coloring to each bowl and stir until smooth. Add one spoonful (about 1 Tablespoon) of each color to your cupcake liner (about 3/4 the way full).

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until they spring back when touched. Do not over cook. You can also test with a tooth pick to make sure the centers are cooked all the way through.

Remove from oven and allow cupcakes to cool on a cooling rack. Frost with buttercream frosting.

Buttercream frosting

Find the perfect buttercream frosting to go with these cupcakes HERE. Also find out how I frost them HERE.

EASY rainbow cupcakes made with a doctored cake mix recipe and buttercream frosting! Everyone loved these!

Now I need to find another excuse to make these. Tag us using #iheartnaptime if you make these. I would love to see pics!

ENJOY! :)

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Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift – this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life.  Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

Ever since I was a little girl, I have been crafting and sewing. My grandmother taught me how to sew at a very young age and I fell in love right away. I love hearing people say they are learning to sew and making things for their family and friends.

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

Whether you know a sewing newbie or an accomplished sewer this would make a great gift!  Maybe you teach a small sewing class even, this would be a great little starter kit for those eager to learn.

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

I used a wide mouth Mason Jar when putting together this fun gift. You could use the Mason Jars will the smaller mouth but it will be harder to get your hand inside to move the supplies around.

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more! Here are some fun ideas of supplies you can use to fill your Mason Jar:

  • Fabric, such as fat quarters or a folded up 1/2 yard piece
  • Sewing Machine Needles
  • Hand Sewing Needles
  • Thread
  • Pins
  • Tweezers, these work great with threading a machine
  • Sewing Tape
  • Measuring Tape
  • Seam Ripper
  • Ribbon
  • Sewing Scissors
  • Chocolate, because sometimes difficult projects require it :)

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

You can color coordinate this gift idea to match any personality.  If you know a new mom,who is expecting a baby boy, you can fill it with blue and green threads, fabrics and embellishments.

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

Personal and thoughtful gifts are always my favorite to receive and to give.  These cute mason jars are a fun way of spreading a little creativity into someones life.

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

Thanks, Katie!

Mason Jar Sewing Kit Gift - this is a perfect gift for the seamstress in your life. Filled with sewing notions, pretty fabric and more!

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