Mango and Ginger Smoothie with Spinach

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I absolutely go through breakfast ruts.  The word rut implies an issue with the repetition though, and I revel in the repetition.  I don’t eat the same thing every day because I can’t think of something new to make, rather, I wake up each morning excited to make and eat exactly the same thing I made the day before. In the winter I can happily go for weeks eating steel cut oats with a banana and almond butter.  These breakfast tacos started off all my spring mornings, and this pomegranate yogurt bowl was a regular feature in breakfasts before that.  … Continue reading

Fresh Corn Salad with Halloumi Cheese

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I hate corn on the cob.  Let’s be clear, I adore fresh corn, but I require it be off the cob.  Four years of braces left me with a horror of gnawing the delicious kernels off the cob.  No discussion of typewriter or rotary style here, please let me grill my corn and slice it off the cob to happily consume with a fork.  I love this method of making polenta from fresh corn, but rarely do I approach a summer weekend with that much ambition.  Summer begs for simplicity, just slice, assemble and eat.  If you’ve been in my … Continue reading

Six Minute Breakfast Taco

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Most of my weekday breakfasts are bowls like this pomegranate yogurt bowl or this blueberry cheddar cereal bowl or even this chocolate coconut chia pudding.  Bowls are quick, easy to pack, easy to make in advance and assemble at work.  I rarely have the time or energy to cook before I’ve had my coffee in the morning, and I usually get up, work out, grab my belongings, and have biked halfway to work before I’ve really shaken off the sleep. So how’d a breakfast that requires me to actually turn on the stove end up with a prominent place in … Continue reading