Tag: breakfast

Shortcut Biscuits and Gravy

Shortcut Biscuits and Gravy

Love biscuits and gravy but hate the time commitment? This “shortcut” recipe prepares the gravy in advance and uses two-ingredients to make delicious biscuits while reheating the gravy the next morning! Dig In!

Shakshuka: Veggies for Breakfast

Shakshuka: Veggies for Breakfast

Until about a year ago, my idea of veggies for breakfast would have been salsa in my breakfast burrito, fried potatoes with onions, or the tomato juice and celery in a Bloody Mary. Now … though I still love all those options … I am 

Build-Your-Own Oatmeal Bowls

Build-Your-Own Oatmeal Bowls

Warm, toasty, nutritious, simple and customizable … oatmeal is the perfect breakfast. Using steel-cut oats and an overnight soaking method, everyone in your family can create their own perfect bowl!

Frittata

Frittata

It is amazing to me how fads come and go.

In my brief time on this earth (eye roll inserted here), eggs have gone from being an everyday breakfast staple, to a big-time no-no at any meal, to a powerhouse of nutrition.

When I was a kid, a big bowl of scrambled eggs was passed around the breakfast table. Yes, we almost always ate all three meals together, sitting at a table, with no television or telephone. Notice I said “telephone” not “phones”. And the telephone was attached to the wall by a cord. If it rang, no one wanted to even look at it because if you did, you had to get up from your chair to answer it. By the time you returned to the table, the eggs might be all gone (I grew up with brothers).

Cocoa Banana Muffins

Cocoa Banana Muffins

Chocolate doughnuts for breakfast? What’s not to love, right? In fact, there is a lot to love about this recipe. Oatmeal, bananas, low sugar … one mixing bowl (okay maybe two), no mixer, make batter the night before … doughnuts, muffins or bread loaf. It’s an all-time favorite at our house. The smell of these muffins baking in the morning would bring my boys out of their rooms to the kitchen to confirm that they would be enjoying this delicacy before heading off to school. And, usually, as an after-school snack.

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A good picnic requires only a healthy appreciation for good food and good company. It is simple and relaxing. Who you share it with may be a crowd of people, your intimate family, one special someone or even the person you know best…yourself. The purpose