Tag Archives: breakfast

Recipe: Quick Smoothies

Even when I get up early, I still don't generally have the time to sit down for a balanced, complete meal in the morning before I have to get in the car to go to work or school. All too often, breakfast has consisted of coffee and a pastry from Starbucks. Thinking about the breakfast choices I've made in recent months, I knew I could make better choices that are more nutritious while saving myself money and time. A few weeks ago, I decided that I would try making my own smoothies in the morning. ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Eggnog French Toast

While flipping through a recent issue of one magazine (maybe Better Homes and Gardens), I saw an idea for how to use up leftover eggnog from the holidays. Well, there just so happened to be a whole quart of it, unopened, in my refrigerator and I didn't want it to go to waste, so I made breakfast. I looked up a recipe for eggnog french toast, since I couldn't find the magazine article. Many of them called for a lot of eggnog, eggs, and bread, but I decided to just wing it since I was only cooking ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Potato Pancakes

Since I have a large bag of potatoes on hand (I'm part-Irish, what can I say? :wink:), I was looking for something to do with them before they turned rotten and useless. Fortunately, an old vegetable cookbook that I found on my bookcase, Vegetable Cooking of All Nations, edited by Florence Schwartz, had about 70-something recipes for potatoes. Using one of the recipes I found in the book, I made something that I've been craving to eat for a week or two now: potato pancakes. Potato pancakes have ... Continue Reading