If I'm ever put in one of those awkward share-something-about-yourself scenarios, my default answer is to say: I love coffee. Because it's just so true. I love coffee which ever way it's prepared, and I feel like I'd tried them all... until I did a little research. It turns out there are a LOT of weird ways to make your coffee in the morning, from putting it in a sock to adding butter. Let me know in the comments if you've braved any of these weird ways to make coffee!
You've seen these smoothie bowl recipes (or acai bowls) all over Pinterest, but have you tried to make one of your own yet? A smoothie bowl isn't hard to make it home, but remember, it's just as much about the smoothie as it is about the toppings! Blend your favorite ingredients together to make a tasty smoothie bowl recipe that will ensure your morning is off to a great start.
This strawberry banana smoothie bowl recipe is my favorite go-to flavor combo, but I can mix it up with different toppings based on what I have in the house, mixing chia seeds, nuts, fruits and coconut shavings.
Last night I concocted this dish, well I thought I did, till a fellow instagrammer pointed out that in the North Africa it's affectionately known as Shakshuka and is an Israeli staple... go figure!
(Could we have a collective 'awww' here?) From Kids Soup, this Teddy Bear Toast features bananas for ears and snout, raisins for eyes and nose, and he gets his golden glow from a swipe of butter and a sprinkling of cinnamon and sugar.
A little sweet, a little tangy, a lot bacon-y. With the bacon trend showing no signs of going away – or even slowing down – it was only a matter of time before the treat made its way even deeper into the foodie realm. This time in a gourmet "jam" that you can make in your own kitchen. If you're thinking this is just going to be a greasy, fatty mess... STOP , because we promise you will be oh so pleasantly surprised.
Before you take a bite of that Egg McMuffin, you might want to take a gander at this list of some of the WORST fast food breakfasts you can snarf. What make them really bad? A combination of things including ridiculously high sodium, saturated fat and caloric content.
What is it about bacon that can make even devout vegetarians like me go carnivore? Its smokiness? Its crispiness? Its saltiness? Its over-all bacon-i-ness? Whatever the reason, now we've got another one to put down the tofu and pick up the pork:
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"Nothing gets your morning going like a cup of joe and a piece of toast slathered in your favorite spread. Of course, it can also be the time of day when things are hectic to start. Kids running around, people in and out, everyone trying to remind everyone else about the super important soccer meet after school. Next time, put it on toast.
This toaster by Sasha Tseng incorporates a little message board where one can read quick notes. The message...
Have a taste of Sofa Garden's Breakfast Food Pillows...."More Fun than the real thing, and 0 grams of fat."
I think the toast is my favorite, but it's probably because I hate pancakes...well, at least maple syrup.