Get on the Granola

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This happens every Sunday that I am home. A big batch of granola is made to stock up for the week. First off, even at the most affordable markets, the price verses quality of packaged granola drives me completely nuts! The worse brands are too much money. And half the time it’s rancid, which is what happens… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Busy Day Breakfast

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TODAY on MHTV: In the morning rush of to-dos, breakfast is often the first thing dropped from the list. But it doesn’t take more than a few minutes to whip up my nutritious “milk and cookies” smoothie, swirled with crushed English biscuits and peanut butter. My creamy spiced oatmeal is ready in 15, and if… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Healthy Breakfast

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TODAY on MHTV: Some mornings you just know you’re going to need an extra boost to make it through ’til lunchtime – without overloading on anything too sugary. A bagel smeared with yogurt spread (skip the fatty cream cheese) and topped with tomato, onion, and lettuce will do the trick. For a late morning snack… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Breakfast for Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: “Brinner”- breakfast for dinner- is never met with a complaint in my household. I created these recipes with breakfast in mind, but they work for dinner too — especially on those days when there’s nothing in the house to eat, since most of the ingredients are basic pantry items. Burritos stuffed with… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Busy-Day Breakfast

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TODAY on MHTV: In the morning rush of to-dos, breakfast is often the first thing dropped from the list. But it doesn’t take more than a few minutes to whip up my nutritious “milk and cookies” smoothie, swirled with crushed English biscuits and peanut butter. My creamy spiced oatmeal is ready in 15, and if… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Breakfast on the Run

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TODAY on MHTV: There’s always time for breakfast when it can be taken with you. Sweet blueberry bran muffins, slices of Spanish frittata, and my PB&J pancake sandwiches can be wrapped up in parchment for on-the-go eating. And all the nutritional benefits of oatmeal and fruit can be found in my quick, no-cook rolled oat… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Indulgent Breakfast

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  TODAY on MHTV: There are those days when I’m in the mood to put aside my healthy breakfast of oatmeal or a smoothie in favor of more fat and flavorful breakfasts — French toast with caramelized apples, blueberry granola parfait, and hash browns topped with egg. They can sure hit the salty, sweet, and… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Breakfast on the Run

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TODAY on MHTV: Don’t skip breakfast because you’re in a rush! Sweet blueberry bran muffins, slices of Spanish frittata, and raspberry yogurt smoothies can be made fast and packed up to take with you on the road. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Blueberry Bran Muffins Spanish Frittata Rolled Oat Raspberry… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Hungry Boy Breakfast

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TODAY on MHTV: Feeding a hungry crowd of guys (or girls!) with this menu is a snap; buttery, pear-stuffed French toast is a hearty main course and a side of bacon-wrapped sausage satisfies everyone’s need for a delicious salty pork product. Finally, a spiced chai latte ties it all together. More from the show. Get… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Put an Egg On It

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TODAY on MHTV: I love eggs because you can include them in just about any meal. CQ’s here and we’re making 3 dishes (for breakfast, lunch, and dinner) that all have eggs! I’m topping fluffy pecan pancakes with a poached egg (plus a side of bacon, natch). Then for lunch, we’re making the ultimate grilled… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Indulgent Breakfast

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TODAY on MHTV: Most of the week I eat a healthy breakfast of oatmeal with fruit but other days I like to splurge a little. Apples caramelized in butter and maple syrup make the perfect topping for thick, fluffy slices of French toast, and a hearty cast iron skillet full of hashbrowns topped with runny,… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Breakfast on the Run

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TODAY on MHTV: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but you may not always have time to sit down and eat. BUT, I’ve got a few delicious options you and the fam can take on the road like a cool and creamy oatmeal smoothie that’s flavored with raspberries and poured in a… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Hungry Boy Breakfast

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TODAY on MHTV: My youngest son Luca is a hardcore soccer player so before practices and games on the weekends I like to make sure he’s all fueled up. One of his favorite meals is pear-stuffed French toast; crispy, golden and covered in maple syrup it’s best served with a salty pork product. I like… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Breakfast for Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Even though I created these recipes for breakfast, they also work great for dinner—especially if you’re running low on groceries and need to hit up your pantry. Burritos are filled with chunks of chorizo sausage (if you’re a vegetarian try roasted red peppers instead), eggs, salsa and melted cheese. You can roll… View Article

FOOT LONG BACON, EGG AND CHEESES

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[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”FootLongBaconEggAndCheeses”] The soccer lads prevailed at their state cup game today. Thankfully, in spite of my reluctance to forfeit “down time” I rallied to travel with the team bus to Schenectady New York 2-3 hours from NYC. The Manhattan Hurrican city boys did us proud. But, fearful as I am to be caught empty handed with a… View Article
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Breakfast and Lunch

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Breakfast Pak choy, bread fruit, plantain, Irish, yam, johnny cake Lunch Oxtail, rice and peas, cole slaw, macaroni salad
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DOGS, BOYS AND BREAKFAST

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Am missing this boy child terribly given his canceled flight home due to this horrendous NYC weather. This boy doggie misses him too–stalking me in the bedroom, kitchen, living room–another incorrigible yearling who needs more than this ladies exercise routine! Still–there is a household of other males who seem to evade the dog walking but… View Article
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Boy Banana Breakfast

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If I swirl mashed bananas into chocolate chip cookie dough, french toast batter, pancakes, muffins etc–boys like it better. Here the bananas are mashed into the Old Fashioned Pancakes recipe from MH AND served fresh along side for a double hit. Thanks to Kamran for the reminder on this which is a very yummy and… View Article
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SATURDAY SPOILS

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Dead of winter farmers market booty. Dinner thoughts are Chicken roast with cipolini onions and fingerling potatoes, sauted kale-cabbage, apple pie. But, first will pilfer a few dinner fingerlings for a breakfast dish inspired by the folks at Momofuko noodle bar. Crispy bacon, scallions and a slow poached egg.
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MONTHLY GRANOLA MAKING

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Used to be I’d make granola for myself because store bought is often rancid (from the nuts and seeds), too sweet and weirdly flavored. Many mornings breakfast is 1. fuel/health and 2. A tummy coating before supplements not the delicious-first affairs of eggs, bacon, toast, pancakes, etc etc now relegated to once-a-week treats. Plus with… View Article
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