sunny-side-up farmers market breakfast

by Jackie Newgent  |  September 14, 2013  |  2 Comments
(Click on photo for full-size image!) Makes 1 serving Like most people, I don’t usually have much time to whip up a glamorous meal in the morning. However, I’ll gladly spend 15 minutes for an almost glam one. So this breakfast is one answer to a simple meal for one in the morning. You can double it for two—and you can prepare it with nearly any fresh veggie pick, such as sliced bell peppers, chopped leafy greens, or finely diced sweet potato. Eggs pair nice with basil, rosemary, and tarragon; so vary the herb as you wish, too. Any way you whip up this flavorful dish, you’ll be well on your way to getting all the veggies you need for...
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egg and smoky portabella breakfast sandwich

by Jackie Newgent  |  April 7, 2012  |  4 Comments
Makes 1 serving: 1 sandwich One of the classic breakfast-on-the-go sandwiches is the McDonald’s Egg McMuffin®. Calorie-wise it’s actually a fine choice for fast food. But if you take a look at the actual ingredients, there are better for you and better tasting ways to savor an egg sandwich. I’ve got one for you! It’s a fully satisfying vegetarian version with 100% wholesome ingredients. The coolest part is the smoky portabella mushroom “steak” that creates flavor drama. It’s also fresher with wild arugula and livelier with sage and fresh lemon juice. Finally, the goat cheese provides a lovely sharpness in place of overly-processed cheese. Your tastebuds will be impressed! Calories Saved: 70
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