Weekend Breakfasts

by Meg on February 17, 2014

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With Dave on the road this weekend I had a friend over for brunch. I had seen on healthy aperture a recipe for baked potatoes with an egg and instantly wanted to put something together.

So here it is- a baked potato (baked in the oven for 45 minutes on 400F) covered with Cabot cheddar, salsa, a sunny side up egg, and Cabot sour cream. 

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This is a perfect weekend breakfast treat especially with a cup of hot black tea and shaken soy milk. I like to pretend the soy milk is a foamy latte. Smile

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I also made Maddie-monster some baby french toast with whole grain bread. So far Mads does not have a problem with gluten so we are going full steam ahead -just keeping them separate from mama’s.

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Baby French Toast

 

Ingredients

2 slices whole grain bread or gluten free bread(if needed)
1 large egg
1/4 cup milk
dash of vanilla
shake of ground cinnamon 
1 tablespoon unsalted butter 

Whisk the egg in a bowl. Add the milk, vanilla, and cinnamon, and whisk to combine. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread slices, turning bread carefully with your hands to coat pieces evenly.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add butter, and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan. Add both slices of bread and cook, undisturbed, until bread has browned, about 2 to 4 minutes. Carefully flip and cook other side.

 

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She gobbled it right up with her avocado and banana!

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Happy long weekend!

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Hearts and Vests

by Meg on February 14, 2014

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Maddie wants to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day- with this ridiculous smile Winking smile

She has already had a wonderful morning – opening up some V-day treats including this sweet vest from Mymy and a card from Gran. How cute is this vest!?! She is going to wear it to support the Crimson hockey and basketball ladies this weekend!

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Maddie and her sitter made these cards for Dave and I yesterday– apparently R had to take the marker from Mads every 10 seconds- ha! Baby scribbles= happy mama!

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After putting Mads down for her morning nap I heated up leftover red quinoa, Cabot cheddar, butternut squash bake for breakfast – I love warm savory foods in the am!

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Have a good one all!

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Cold Day Dinners

by Meg on February 5, 2014

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Someone asked me the other day how I cook with a crawling baby- a walk about comes to mind. She jams around the kitchen while I chop, stir, and sauté.  Thank you Mymy for getting this for our little bean- it’s a lifesaver!

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Dinners:

Roasted vegetables with a tahini dressing over brown rice

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Quinoa pasta with butternut squash, kale and chickpeas drizzled with olive oil and parmesan

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Chicken soup(poached chicken, shredded zucchini and carrots, chicken stock, and quinoa pasta)

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We make this soup about once per week- so simple and tasty!

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What are you making for dinner?

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