Category: Breakfast

Go Nuts for Breakfast

Go Nuts for Breakfast
For the second installment in the Healthy Breakfast series, I chose to write about nuts. They’re rich in protein and fiber, both of which help us feel full. Yes, they contain fat, but they’re low in saturated fat. Nuts are a good source of Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, and fiber, among other things. All in all,... Read more »

Microwave Florentine Breakfast Sandwich—Easy and protein-rich

 Microwave Florentine Breakfast Sandwich—Easy and protein-rich
It’s spring, and many of those “living healthy,” “eating right,” and “exercising” New Year’s resolutions have gone the way of the snowman. Some gradually melted away, succumbing to cravings, stress, or old habits. Some vanished overnight, forgotten until next year. With summer right around the corner, along with its shorts, skirts and (dare I mention... Read more »

Gluten-Free Hash Brown Casserole—A delicious addition to a holiday brunch.

Gluten-Free Hash Brown Casserole—A delicious addition to a holiday brunch.
Every time I throw a family party I sprout a new gray hair. I grew one yesterday. It was supposed to be a birthday lunch, but circumstances conspired to turn it into a brunch. Ok, brunch is easy, I thought. No problem, I thought. But of course brunch happens in the morning, offering less preparation... Read more »
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Slow Cooker Oatmeal--Make breakfast the night before!

Slow Cooker Oatmeal--Make breakfast the night before!
Am I the only person who operates at less-than-optimal capacity within the first half hour of waking up? Some mornings, I shuffle through my routine like a confused wind-up toy, barely getting everything done on time. I’m what’s known as a “night owl.” I generally like to stay up late (although that means something very... Read more »