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Breakfast 2020!

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I love breakfast but very often I don't have time to prepare them. Sometimes I prepare salads evening before so they are ready for my breakfast. Salads can be really different, you can add anything you want. My favorite is with salmon, lettuce, cocktail tomatoes, sunflower seeds and feta cheese. I also recommend you different sandwiches. I really like one with salmon and spinach. It should be covered with Hollandaise sauce but I think that it can be modified.

 

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I'm an oatmeal guy. The most satiating of the cereal-type breakfasts, according to the limited clinical research that has addressed the subject.

 

In my case, I use steel-cut oats and add a handful of raisins (they plump nicely as the oats cook) and a generous sprinkle of cinnamon. Not the way my Scots ancestors would have done it, by any means, but it works for me. Sometimes I'll add a spoonful of yogurt or some additional fruit to the bowl.

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Poached egg with aleppo pepper on Dave's Killer Bread 28 grain thin sliced loaf and a glass of green vegetable juice I made in my Vitamix.  It has spinach, carrot, cucumber, avocado, tomato, garlic, cayenne pepper and a blood orange.  I liked it better today than yesterday. Yesterday the raw garlic was pretty harsh but it was nice and mellow today.

 

 

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On 1/15/2020 at 7:52 AM, ab.jennifer said:

Does anyone recommend a yummy breakfast that doesn't involve eggs? I'm non egg eater.

Thank you

 

Massabacha is a vegan dish, similar to hummus, but it is not blended. It is a hearty, healthy breakfast that can keep you going until evening :)

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Duck egg omelette with sharp cheddar and caramelised onions. 

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Half of leftover roasted garnet sweet potato reheated in office microwave, scored and put a little butter, cinnamon, and squeeze of lime. Plus a couple of almonds on the side.

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Tow jumbo eggs, poached, served on top of (last night's) zucchini latkes, with enchilada sauce and Salvadorian sour cream.     Husband just stared at m e while he ate his maple syruped waffle and sauteed ham.   🤣

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A very branny muffin and a dose of Metamucil 😉

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Peanut butter on toast, with 2 mandarin oranges.

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Another Diana Henry baked potato suggestion used atop a roasted sweet potato:

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Sour cream, smoked trout, scallions, and dill.  She recommends starting with a knob of butter which would be just the ticket with a fluffy baker but not necessary here.  I'd add a squeeze of lemon but used lime today because my tree is loaded. 

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Nuked sliced leftover boiled marble potatoes with leftover porkchop gravy.    Husband had freshly baked orange "whomp" Danish.    I can't eat them on an empty stomach.   

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20 minutes ago, Margaret Pilgrim said:

Nuked sliced leftover boiled marble potatoes with leftover porkchop gravy.    Husband had freshly baked orange "whomp" Danish.    I can't eat them on an empty stomach.   

 

Whomping is so satisfying. As if one has accomplished something of import first thing in the morn. Orang ones smell lovely as I recall.

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Store-bought naan, marinated artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, caramelized onions and mozzarella cheese. 

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4 minutes ago, Anna N said:

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Store-bought naan, marinated artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, caramelized onions and mozzarella cheese. 

That looks delicious. It's similar to some of my dinner plans in the eventual future. How did you caramelize the onions? Did you use the Paragon?


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Still working my way through the little section of baked potato ideas in Diana Henry's Simple and putting them to use on roasted sweet potatoes. 

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Roasted sweet potato topped with yogurt, avocado salsa and feta

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47 minutes ago, Smithy said:

That looks delicious. It's similar to some of my dinner plans in the eventual future. How did you caramelize the onions? Did you use the Paragon?

No I must confess I did not. I am not quite as over the moon with the gizmo as others are. I think it has passed its best before date for me! I still think it’s best use in my house would be deep frying but I haven’t done that in a couple of years. We shall have to see if I can think of other uses for the precision cooking method. Having been in close proximity to the Control Freak for some six weeks in the summer I think I am Inclined to considerate the Paragon “clunky”. Of  course $69 versus $1800 ought to be considered as a factor. 😂

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We need a YUM emoji!  Like this one.

 

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