Tag Archives: breakfast

Cheesy grits casserole

I know you weren’t thinking a milkshake was the only thing I made Toby for his birthday. I wanted to make a special breakfast, lunch and dinner. The milkshakes — with some Dixie Chili coneys — were for lunch. And … Continue reading

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Banana-coconut oatmeal

Oatmeal is so awesome. It is filling, good for you and adaptable to various flavors. On this particular morning, I wanted something tropical and sweet, without adding brown (or white) sugar. As usual, I had some overripe bananas and coconut … Continue reading

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Blueberry-mango smoothie

This smoothie is the reason we don’t have a rug in the living room anymore. The fact that I am still making it, despite the Blueberry Smoothie Incident of 2010, should tell you something. The recipe comes from the New … Continue reading

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Tropical sunrise smoothie

Well, the diet has been going pretty well, although the exercise portion has been a challenge. It seems the fates have been conspiring against me, but I have managed to swim a little and take a few walk/runs over the … Continue reading

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Banana oat pancakes

Last week was Toby and my fourth anniversary. And I weigh 30 pounds more than I do when we got married. Yikes. That’s major. That’s like… a toddler. So, I am on a diet for at least a month. These … Continue reading

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Artichoke and goat cheese strata

Toby really likes to have lots of food for breakfast or brunch, whereas I usually can only eat about a serving of cereal or two pancakes before I’m full. So, while Toby loves strata, I often can only eat a … Continue reading

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Lemon ricotta pancakes

Yes, we are apparently on a pancake kick around here. Don’t judge. And actually, I made these partly because I had a lot of ricotta cheese in the fridge that I didn’t want to go bad. But I do think … Continue reading

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