Healthy Chocolate Cheesecake Pancakes

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I love weekends. And I know what you're thinking. "Duh. We all do." But I have an extra love for weekends, and it's called pancakes. I know, I know, I've discussed this before, but I have a feeling most of you weren't around back then, so let me reiterate. Weekday breakfasts in my world consist of an enormous cup of coffee as I start up my computer at work, followed by a bowl of cereal and milk about an hour later. And in case any of you thought that bowl of cereal was a treat of any sort, let me clarify. When I say bowl, I actually mean a cup. As in the awful little Styrofoam cups that my company expects us to drink out of. And I have a theory about my cereal that is proven … [Read more...]

Healthy Oatmeal Pumpkin Pancakes

Healthy Oatmeal Pumpkin Pancakes on Overtime Cook

***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Firstly, thank you all for your lovely and supportive comments on my last post! My power is back on and I'm back in the kitchen and appreciating and loving every single minute of it. Now let's talk about elections. I'm totally not political. I found this on Pinterest and it completely describes my feelings about today: So. I didn't vote, but I did make pancakes. Not just any pancakes, but healthy pancakes. With pumpkin and all kinds of awesome spices and things. Oh and there's oatmeal in them, so they have … [Read more...]

Healthy Cottage Cheese Pancakes


If you have been reading my blog for any length of time, you know already that I work long days, plus I commute. I generally leave my house at 7:30 am, and return at about 7:30 pm (on a good day). You can, therefore, imagine that my typical weekday breakfast isn't very glamorous or post-worthy. I generally get to work about a quarter to nine, and use that time to make coffee. That's the glamorous part of my breakfast, trust me. I try to gulp down a few drops of it before the clock strikes nine and the phone starts ringing. On a good morning, I can drink about half of my coffee before I get distracted by my first phone call. On a bad day, the phone rings at 9:01, and the poor, unknowing … [Read more...]