Category Archives: Breakfast

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

Avocado, lime juice, cottage cheese, more lime juice, Cholula, chia seeds.   Advertisements

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WEEKDAY BREAKFAST: POACHED EGGS OVER BABY GREENS

Weekday breakfasts need to be quick. For me, that usually means a smoothie of some sort. And while I love smoothies and also love greens, friends, I cannot do green smoothies. I just can’t. But that doesn’t stop me from … Continue reading

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MAN IN THE MOON FRENCH TOAST

Afternoon was rapidly turning to evening as the dogs and I returned from our end-of-the-day walk.  Along the way, I’d noticed that the man in the moon looked kind of concerned. His mouth formed a small “o”, his eyes appeared … Continue reading

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WEEKEND INDULGENCE: FIGGY FRENCH TOAST

No. I’m not going to presume to teach you to make French toast.  But I do want to show you a way to gild the lily.  Figs are involved.     Weekend. Just the very word bespeaks time.  Time spent … Continue reading

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FIFTY SHADES OF A SUMMER MORNING

Dear butter, we’re taking a break.  I love you, just not in summer.  You’re either too soft or too hard.  Or too much. Give me olive oil instead.  Always just right.  Neither too obvious, nor too subtle.  Happy to slip … Continue reading

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MEATLESS MONDAY: QUINOA CAKES

Quinoa is one of those perfectly perfect foods:  it’s high in protein (8 grams of protein per 185 gram serving – about 6 ounces), high in fiber (5 grams per serving), and best of all, it is a complete protein; … Continue reading

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TABLE FOR ONE: FRITATTA

Fritatta is one of those dishes often trotted out for brunches for many because its uses are several.  It’s a great way to use up leftovers.  You don’t need to make a huge amount because it can be one of … Continue reading

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SAVORY BREAKFAST TURNOVER

A few days ago I gushed about turnovers as written about by The Wimpy Vegetarian.  Being a solitary cook, I had a couple left over, so I wrapped them well and froze them.  I got home late last night after … Continue reading

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MORNING THUNDER OMELETTE

People ask me often if I miss California, from where I moved about 5 years ago, bringing my avocado habit along with me.  I’ve made a wonderful life where I now live, though there are many aspects of California I … Continue reading

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ELAINE’S ITALIAN LEMON CAKE

A lovely lady by the name of Elaine, who was raised by an Italian mother, posts recipes and the lyrical stories behind them at theitaliandishblog.com.  She loves food made at home as much as I do, and enhances her stories … Continue reading

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