Poached Eggs with Pesto and Tomatoes

poached eggs

I never thought of myself as a breakfast person. Yes I’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and shouldn’t be overlooked but I never gave much thought to it. Dinner leftovers for a morning meal? Sounds perfect. Granola bar? That’s fine too. Well my outlook has changed. Now that I… 

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English Muffin with Eggs, Avocado and Pesto


It’s always hard to go back to work after a long weekend, made even harder when you take an extra day off and turn it into a 4 day weekend. And even harder when you’ve been having this for breakfast for the last few days and now need to downgrade back to plain old hard… 

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Daring Bakers – February 2012 – Parmesan Cheddar Beer Bread

February’s daring bakers challenge was to make quick bread (called that because it doesn’t require any kneading or rising time). Having never made beer bread before I went with that recipe. To tell the truth I don’t really eat bread. Not because I don’t like it per say, but because there’s a limited amount of… 

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Daring Bakers – September 2011 – Croissants

Another great daring bakers challenge. I had never made croissants from scratch before but had always wanted to learn! With 57 steps, the recipe can be a tad intimidating but with the tons of pictures provided it wasn’t too hard to follow. It does take a while though from start to finish. I started on… 

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Potato and Zucchini Latkes {Gluten-Free}


These potato and zucchini latkes recipe adds some variety to the standard potato latke with the addition of shredded zucchini and mozzarella. Can be made gluten-free. Perfect for brunch.  When I go grocery shopping I always buy zucchini. And then I frequently forgot about it, it ends up hidden somewhere at the bottom of the… 

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Sun-dried Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach, Onion Omelet {Gluten-Free}


Start the day off right with this Sun-dried Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach, Onion Omelet. Full of fresh veggies and melted mozzarella cheese for added flavor. Gluten-Free. As I’ve said before I go back and forth with omelets. Sometimes I love them, other times not so much. This omelet though, this one is hard not to love… 

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Zucchini Feta Omelet {Gluten-Free}


I haven’t posted any breakfast recipes yet so here comes the first. I don’t really believe in breakfast foods.  In my world it is perfectly normal to heat up dinner leftovers for breakfast. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with eating beef stew or leftover pizza  at 8:00 am (I know some people would beg to differ). Although… 

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