Archives: Breakfast

It’s Easy Being Green Smoothie

February 28, 2015 by andrea | Comments Off on It’s Easy Being Green Smoothie | Filed in Beverages, Breakfast, Recipes, Snack

Smoothies are a great way to increase your daily fruit and vegetable intake. This recipe is loaded with vitamins and is naturally sweet from the fruit…no juice needed. Any blender will make a smoothie but not every blender will give you an ultra-smooth smoothie (like the ones at Jamba Juice or other fancy smoothie stores). I […]

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The “Seattle” Sandwich with Cured Wild Salmon

August 2, 2013 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Breakfast, Fish, Recipes, Sandwich

I love egg sandwiches and am always looking for new ways to make them. Here’s a creative version from superstar Seattle chef Tom Douglas. The recipe features lox (thinly sliced cured salmon), cardamom-spiked pickled onions and dilled cream cheese. All I can say is, “WOW!” If you like bagles with lox and cream cheese then […]

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Salsa Verde Eggs Benedict

May 11, 2013 by andrea | Comments Off on Salsa Verde Eggs Benedict | Filed in Breakfast, Eggs, Recipes

My mom loves Eggs Benedict so next time I see her, I’ll be making her this Mexi-inspired version of it! In this recipe, salsa verde (a green tomatillo-based salsa) replaces the traditional hollandaise sauce, and the black olives and fresh cilantro add another layer of fresh flavor. I suggest warming the Canadian bacon before adding it […]

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Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich, New York City Deli-Style

April 5, 2013 by andrea | Comments Off on Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich, New York City Deli-Style | Filed in Breakfast, Eggs, Kid-friendly, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Snack

I love egg sandwiches! They make a great meal with very little effort, and are a great breakfast on the go. Before trying this recipe, I usually just used English muffins as the foundation for my egg sandwich. The bagels, however, add a little more heft and you can switch up bagel flavors depending on […]

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Southern Biscuits

October 13, 2012 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Comfort Food, Quick Cooking, Recipes

  Can anyone resist a fresh biscuit still warm from the oven? It’s definitely one of life’s simple pleasures! These light and fluffy Southern Biscuits are easy to make so you’ll never need to buy another can o’ biscuits again! We’ve made this recipe many times and the biscuits always come out perfect. You gotta love Alton […]

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Blueberry-Buttermilk Pancakes

August 8, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Blueberry-Buttermilk Pancakes | Filed in Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Recipes, Summer

And the gold medal for Ultimate Summery Breakfast goes to this recipe for Blueberry-Buttermilk Pancakes! These easy-to-make hotcakes (as my Grandma used to call them) are tender and fluffy, and dotted with juicy, freshly-picked blueberries. Dang, they’re good! We had them most recently for one of our camping breakfasts last weekend. The dappled morning sunlight of the forest and the crackling campfire […]

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Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs

May 2, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs | Filed in Breakfast, Mexican, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

Breakfast burritos are easy to make and a great way to start the day! This recipe features fresh Mexican chorizo which is uncooked — not Spanish chorizo, a smoked sausage. Scrambled eggs, cheese, salsa, cilantro and avocado complete the burrito. Yum! Want to make a vegetarian version? Soyrizo (or soy chorizo) would be a good […]

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Blueberry Streusel Muffins

April 24, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Blueberry Streusel Muffins | Filed in Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Muffins

Who can resist a homemade blueberry muffin? Not me! Lightly lemony with a tender crumb and a sweet streusel topping, these Blueberry Streusel Muffins rival anything you’ll find at a fancy coffee house or bakery. They make a great breakfast treat or after school snack, and are fabulous with a cup of coffee or tea. YUM! The recipe […]

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Corned Beef Hash

March 16, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Corned Beef Hash | Filed in Beef, Breakfast, Main Dish, Potatoes, Recipes

Always an adventurous eater, I first had corned beef hash when I was about 12 years old.  I had no idea what it was but saw it on a menu while dining with my family and decided that’s what I wanted for breakfast. When the waitress placed the enormous plate of hash in front of me, […]

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Banana Buttermilk Muffins

March 8, 2012 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes

  These moist and tasty muffins have a light banana flavor and are topped with an oatmeal and brown sugar struesel. Yum! My friends who tasted them agreed that this is definitely a keeper recipe. I think they’re best the day they’re made, slightly warm from the oven. Enjoy! Banana Buttermilk Muffins -recipe adapted from Taste of […]

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