One Pan English Breakfast


Ever since a stay in Ireland now almost ten years ago, I have loved baked beans with my breakfast.  I don’t go for blood sausage – I can’t do that, and I often still prefer a much lighter breakfast on a daily basis, but, when we are going for a full breakfast, I kind of adore the English Breakfast, beans and all.

So as the storm was approaching DC this past week (and oh my has it stormed!), my wonderful husband found this recipe for us to try.  He even went to the grocery store the day before the snow hit and we all know how much it sucks to be at the store the day before a blizzard.

This was a super easy and amazingly tasty breakfast!  We are already talking about making it again as soon as we can get out of the house.  It is spicy and sweet and filling and I highly recommend it even if you think I am crazy when I talk about the baked beans for breakfast.

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Yogurt Waffles


Anytime anyone starts talking about waffles I hear Donkey from Shrek in my head:

“We can stay up late, swapping manly stories, and in the morning, I’m making waffles!”

If I want to feel old I think about the fact that the first Shrek came out the same year my sister-in-law was born.  But I’d rather not think about that.

Because I’m making waffles!!

I don’t make homemade from scratch waffles very often.  I am not sure why.  They aren’t any harder than homemade pancakes and are delicious.  Plus the waffle maker is just fun!

This is a good basic everyday waffle recipe; chewy and flavorful.

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