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Breakfast - The Most Important Meal of the Day

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  • treb Jul 31, 2013 05:15 AM

Breakfast is a good start after a long rest, it gets my motor running.

Are you a 'classic breakfast' eater like having cereal, hot oatmeal, some eggs or pancakes and coffee.?

Do you enjoy different food items such as cold pizza, cold pasta or leftover tuna fish and a cold soda?

I usually have fruit and coffee but, I do enjoy a good piece of cold pizza on occasion.

Do tell about your favorites for the most important meal of the day!

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  1. My favorite breakfast is eggs Benedict but I only get that when I go out to breakfast. At home I will eat any and everything available. If I have ham and eggs, great. Leftover pizza, no problem. Turkey sandwich, okay.

    1. I am a very picky breakfast eater and would rather fast than eat something filled with sugars and starches to start my day. On vacation, I might eat differently, but I always feel crappy and can't wait to get back to healthier eating.

      Eggs or other protein
      Vegetable or miso soups
      Healthy cracker and spread of something like hummus or pesto
      Green smoothie or protein smoothie
      Always a fermented food

      Always coffee, tea, kombucha tea or probiotic drink

      Never fruit, sugar or junk food which includes syrup, starches, hashbrowns, sweetened yogurt, jams or jellies, pastries/breads, granola or processed cereals....in other words, typical American breakfast foods! Makes it harder to eat when away from home.

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      1. re: sedimental

        What kind of fermented food do you eat at breakfast? Nice healthy breakfast selections you've got going there.

        1. re: virtualguthrie

          I always have a lacto fermented food and multiple drinks going on the counter and many items in the fridge. I lacto ferment my own condiments like home made mayo, ketchup, salsa (it keeps a long time that way) and use those regularly. I am addicted ;)

          Off the top of my head, in the fridge today are:gingered beets and turnips together, a fermented cabbage slaw, ginger beer, fermented bean paste, and preserved lemons.

          As far as eating at breakfast, I eat the veg with eggs or crackers, or make a spread with fermented condiments or drink a fermented beverage.

          1. re: sedimental

            Curious, was the fermented slaw like a Kimchee?

            1. re: treb

              No, its cordito, more like a sauerkraut. I make it extra spicy.
              http://trinaholden.com/cordito-sauerk...

      2. I usually eat traditional breakfast items but I do enjoy leftover Chinese food for breakfast. Go figure?

        1. Literally, the only thing I eat for breakfast is bran muffins and OJ. The lone exception is if we're somewhere on vacation, and then I'll sample the local fare. I love ham, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, rye toast, and grapefruit juice. Seldom all at once, however.

          1. I love breakfast, it is by far my favorite meal of the day.

            Currently, I'm enjoying cold steel cut oatmeal mixed with a sliced banana and plain Greek yogurt, topped with ground flaxseed, chopped walnuts, and a dollop each of peanut and almond butter.

            Cool and refreshing, and an excellent way to start the day with plenty of protein, fat, and carbohydrates in one bowl.

            1. The nonsense that breakfast is the most important meal of the day is a canard started by the Cheerios Council.

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              1. re: beevod

                I don't necessarily believe it's the most important meal. It's just my favorite! I just really like breakfast food.

                1. re: ohmyyum

                  Same here, although after years of being a 'skipper' it is my favorite meal and my favorite food, especially after my workout!

                2. re: beevod

                  Oh, I thought it was "Breakfast, the most important meal of the early morning."

                  1. re: beevod

                    I wouldn't say it's nonsense, maybe an overstatement but eating breakfast is pretty important if you ask me. I definitely noticed that I felt better when I started eating breakfast and it helped improve my overall eating habits.

                  2. I used to enjoy a proper fry up on Saturday mornings: eggs over easy, grilled tomatoes, baked beans, black pudding, bacon and toast fried in bacon fat with a strong cup of Irish breakfast tea. Nowadays I am rarely that hungry in the morning. If I want to indulge, it's usually biscuits and gravy: an irredeemable meal of carbs and fat that is excusable because of how hard it is to find proper white gravy in the NYC area. More often, breakfast is whatever I find in the fridge eaten cold and on the go, be it yogurt and pita or leftovers from the night prior.

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                    1. re: JungMann

                      Black Pudding, yum!

                      1. re: JungMann

                        I rarely cook the full fry-up - it's something best done by someone with more cooking skill than I have. Now, when I say "full", I mean eggs, bacon, sausage, black pudding, mushrooms, baked beans and fried bread.

                        But I will usually cook some of those items on Sunday mornings.

                        For the rest of the week, it's either toast and marmalade or muesli.

                      2. I make up for all the breakfast skippers by eating 2 - 3 breakfasts. Typical menu when I'm not traveling: I'm not hungry when I wake up but I need something in my stomach before I work out, so I have a piece of flatbread with some peanut butter or cottage cheese around 6:30am. Post-workout, 8:30ish, still not really hungry, half of a protein bar and some tea. 10:30 - 11 when I'm finally actually hungry, either eggs, whole grain toast and fruit, or plain Greek yogurt, Kashi Go lean cereal and fruit. Not very exciting but it works for me.

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                        1. re: cookie monster

                          I with you on two breakfasts. I get up and its coffee and yogurt/fruit/granola or oatmeal/nuts/fruit or (rarely these days) cold cereal and fruit. Then about 9 or 10, I'm hungry again and will have cottage cheese and fruit, or peanut butter on toast, or eggs or sometimes just fruit (exact timing and what depends on what I do to work out that day). Then lunch... then I'm good until dinner. It works for me.

                          1. re: firecooked

                            i don't get the "eating when not hungry" thing and i most often work out fasted.

                            for YEARS, i tried eating kashi/fruit/yogurt in various combos for breakfast because it was supposed to be "healthy". i was always ravenous within 2-3 hours and for most of the day. duh, i finally realized all those carbs were whacking out my glucose and setting me on a ferocious roller coaster for the day.

                            now i eat when hungry, most often around 10-11, and am sure to have lots of protein. most often eggs with bone broth. that keeps me set til dinner time around 5-6.

                        2. a tiropita and a frappé. φραπές

                          maybe on the weekend i'll have a bougatsa and a frappé.

                          if out for breakfast i'll order a skillet.

                          if on vacation, whatever the local fare is.

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                          1. re: Gastronomos

                            I'm curious, please elaborate what you get in a skillet.

                            1. re: treb

                              usually a 'special' of the day

                               
                              1. re: Gastronomos

                                Wow, maybe I should have said what isn't in it. That's looks great and it's huge!

                          2. Croissant, dunked in coffee.

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                            1. re: klyeoh

                              "Croissant, dunked in coffee." Priceless!!!!!!!!!!

                            2. Eggs, sausage, non-iced water.

                              1. Summer is mostly cereals and fruit. Toast and eggs. Occasionally grits. Sometimes biscuits and tomatoes.

                                Winter is mostly grits, eggs, toast, biscuits, bacon, smoked sausage. Country ham and red-eye gravy etc, type of fair.

                                At camp it's a Loaf of toast, a pan of biscuits, a pound of bacon, a bucket of grits, a settin of eggs, and a pot of Coffee and chicory.

                                This time of year Biscuits and tomatoes are especially good on Sunday mornings.

                                 
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                                1. re: Uncle Bob

                                  How did you get that tomato to look like that?

                                  1. re: treb

                                    It's just the way it looks. It's home grown and vine ripened. Taste good too!!!

                                  2. re: Uncle Bob

                                    Great, now I need to go make biscuits.

                                  3. I eat breakfast every day but it definitely doesn't have to be typical "breakfast" food. I will often eat "dinner" food for breakfast. My quick breakfast for when I have to eat on the go is sauteed chicken with veggies. If I have time at home it's usually eggs omelet or poached or fried on steak.

                                    1. The best breakfast I have is LEFTOVERS!. What was good for supper can be great for breakfast. I eat small portions as I am s/p gastric bypass, so a small serving of supper is easily two meals. Love it and when I get lunch included I feel like I won a small jackpot. Regular breakfast food is a weekend treat, and I love me some breakfast!

                                      1. anything goes! i love:
                                        - sunny side up egg with sriracha sauce and soy
                                        - baguette with cheese
                                        - congee with toppings (pickled vegetables, bovril, etc)
                                        - pho or instant noodles
                                        - pancakes with berries and whipped cream and maple syrup
                                        - croissant and a cappuccino

                                        1. Iced coffee every morning this summer. I'm not hungry right away so the coffee is it for couple hours then Greek yogurt and blueberries or cottage cheese and tomatoes. On the weekend maybe egg bacon sandwich or an onion bagel with goat cheese and tomato. I have been loving onion bagels lately.
                                          In winter/fall I might have a bowl of oatmeal once in while. I love oatmeal with blueberries banana and almond butter but It's something I don't eat very often.

                                          1. my favourite is leftover fried rice with a poached egg
                                            Itlian breakfast rolls( ok these are really pizza rolls but my mom said " are you eating pizzarolls for breakfast? and I said no they are Itlian breafast rolls)
                                            Pandy- this is a biscut with this mixed berry gastric and clotted cream( i dont know why we call it pandy)
                                            Hoe Cakes with butter and honey

                                            1. I am also an "I'll eat anything" breakfast person. Leftover pizza, stir fry, tuna sandwich...all of it works. Typical breakfasts on work days are overnight oats (mixed the night before: muesli, plain yogurt, handful of berries) or peanut butter and banana on toasted homemade bread. Lately I have been inundated (in a good way) with tomato and basil from the garden. I have been toasting a slice of bread (the good stuff). Then topping with good EVOO, sliced tomato and some shredded basil. SO good. I will miss this when tomato season is over.

                                              On weekends I tend to do more egg based breakfasts: omeletes with any veg that needs to be used up, over easy eggs with toast for dunking, etc.

                                              1. This morning I had oatmeal with butter and grated Romano cheese - like cheese grits but with all the health power of oats. So, sort of a traditional breakfast food, but not. I think this will stay in my rotation.

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                                                1. re: truman

                                                  Oatmeal with Romano... interesting combo, I might like the sweet salty thing. My DH has oatmeal every morning, I'll have to pass along the tip.

                                                  1. re: truman

                                                    Try olive oil with the cheese in your oatmeal:) very go
                                                    od!!

                                                    1. re: truman

                                                      To clarify - it was not at all sweet, just savory/salty. It was a nice change from my usual maple syrup and walnuts!

                                                      1. re: truman

                                                        It's good to try odd pairings, you never know what food combos will work. I like sausage patties with maple syrup.

                                                        1. re: treb

                                                          This is a great combo which I learned as a kid when the syrup misbehaved and crossed into sausage territory. It makes sense as a lot of breakfast sausage does indeed include syrup.

                                                          1. re: treb

                                                            Make that smoked sausage and Cane syrup, and I'll give you a run for the money!! :)

                                                      2. I love eggs, bacon, pancakes......for dinner. I cannot abide the thought of having a meal soon after waking up. In the morning, I want a mug of coffee (decaf) and *sometimes* a mini-muffin (I also bake brownies and bar cookies in the mini-muffin pan), which I can stretch into 5-6 bites. After that, I do not eat anything until 5-6 hours later. Even then, I am not really hungry. I eat because if I don't I get a headache. If I am at a weekend event, where having breakfast is part of the social aspect, and I have breakfast or brunch, I'll get very hungry 3-4 hours later.

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                                                        1. re: greygarious

                                                          Oh yes, eggs for dinner often, easy to make. In the early am first thing, I hit the health club, beat and sweat my brains out, then later at home coffee and fruit.

                                                        2. I love breakfast!! I will wake up an additional 30 minutes early to ensure that I have a hot breakfast most mornings. I used to eat oatmeal with about two egg whites, but I switched to 3 egg whites and a whole egg, omelette style with spinach and whatever herbs I have on hand. I also have about half a cup of fruit and a little bit of peanut butter to get my motor running in the AM.

                                                          1. If I go off my diet I'll fry up a pound of chorizo and add it to a tub of Country Crock garlic mashed potatoes and a Serrano chili, If I have any leftover tortillas, I'll make a breakfast burrito, otherwise, I'll just eat it from the plate.
                                                            If on my diet, all I eat is a bagel with pb/cream cheese or a bowl of cereal.

                                                            1. Any of the above but most often it is Greek Yogurt and granola or Grape-nuts.

                                                              1. I only eat breakfast once or twice a month. But about once a year, I'll go all out and have egg, bacon, chips and beans -- as in the eponymous blog: http://russelldavies.typepad.com/eggb...

                                                                1. Breakfast is usually a spinach omelet. However I was given a nutribullet from a co worker recently and this summer I have been a doing a lot of smoothies. The combo I drink the most is spinach or kale, carrots, ginger, peaches, blueberries and about 1/3 cup of flax seeds or almonds.

                                                                  My son doesn't really like breakfast food so he usually eats leftovers-burgers, steak, pasta, pizza or he will make quesadillas or a turkey sandwich.

                                                                  1. A full English breakfast with a pint of bitter, or a weekday US Army mess hall breakfast. Right after a 2 to 5 mile run.

                                                                    All of which I can no longer do justice to.

                                                                    1. I might still be a kid, 'cause I still go for Cheerios first thing in the morning. I eat them with 2% milk and sliced bananas. Washed down with a press of coffee (with real cream).

                                                                      After my morning ride or run, I eat "brunch" (I suppose). That can be left-over cold pizza or last night's rice-n-and-beans. Sometimes salmon or PB smeared on toast if I am really craving protein.

                                                                      1. Lately - a nuked sweet potato, with plenty of salt, pepper, roasted garlic paste, butter, and sriracha.
                                                                        Once in a while - Cap'n Crunch Peanut Butter cereal, with ice cold milk in a separate bowl and crispy peppered bacon broken into squares to place on each spoonful
                                                                        Best of All Time - my grandma's biscuits and chocolate gravy

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                                                                        1. re: tracytrace

                                                                          Chocolate gravy? Please explain, like say hot fudge?

                                                                          1. re: treb

                                                                            Just regular gravy procedure, flour, butter (or lard or bacon grease if you're my grandma), sugar, cocoa, lots of whisking, bit of salt, some milk (or cream). Reeally good, especially with salty stuff - bacon, eggs, grits, etc. - onthe side!

                                                                            1. re: tracytrace

                                                                              Sounds like grandma was very inventive in the kitchen, were you a fussy eater?

                                                                              1. re: treb

                                                                                Chocolate gravy has been around for a while - 20 years ago, a woman i worked with talked about her grandmother doing it. My suspicion is it's country food - probably not so much ethnic as it is a socioec. group.

                                                                                1. re: treb

                                                                                  Oh, I don't think my grandma invented it at all. She was a country cook who was taught early by her mother and grandmother. Chocolate gravy is pretty common in the southern USA, in my experience.

                                                                                  1. re: tracytrace

                                                                                    I'd suspected that. Not sure how I managed to miss it growing up in southern MO

                                                                                    1. re: lemons

                                                                                      oooooo chocolate gravy!!! my mom learned to make this from her girl scout leader!... she use to make it for us and cut toast with cookie cutters for us to dunk in it...

                                                                                      1. re: girloftheworld

                                                                                        Just what I was thinking dunking it in well.... coffee!

                                                                          2. How 'bout a breakfast Beignet?

                                                                             
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                                                                            1. re: Kholvaitar

                                                                              Are you offering?

                                                                              1. re: Kholvaitar

                                                                                Yes, please!!!!

                                                                              2. I love breakfast and generally eat it about 2 hours after waking up and visiting the gym.

                                                                                I am not a sweet food lover so breakfast is typically sautéed vegetables with a fried egg, savory oatmeal, or an omelet. Happy to eat leftovers too but more typically I take those to work for lunch.

                                                                                1. During the week it's greek yogurt (0% or 2%) with fresh berries, hemp granola, and honey. With a mug of black coffee.

                                                                                  My favorite breakfast is cheddar cheese, tomato, cucumber, hard boiled egg and crackers. Only possible in the summer when the veggies are at their peak and it's too hot to eat heavy.

                                                                                  I would eat left overs, but I tend to save them for lunch or a late morning snack.

                                                                                  1. I am an early riser (before 5 am) and breakfast by 6am. I laways have some toasted bread product, coffee or tea and meat (with our without eggs).
                                                                                    This morning I made pastrami and eggs. Yesterday, I had a leftover hot dog from the night before. I might have a piece of chicken breast or any other cooked meat that is in the fridge.
                                                                                    I don't usually eat much lunch, and find that I need the early am protein to jumpstart my day.
                                                                                    I don't care for pancakes or waffles or hot/cold cereal.
                                                                                    In winter I'm happy with a bowl of soup to start my day.

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                                                                                    1. re: bagelman01

                                                                                      According to what I've read, a heavy breakfast is the right way to start the day. Dinner should be light. Do you eat a light or heavy dinner?

                                                                                      1. re: mucho gordo

                                                                                        medium---6oz protein, veg/salad,seldom bread or carbs

                                                                                        1. re: bagelman01

                                                                                          High protein diets are my preferred method for losing weight also, but that brings up another question; 6oz protein?? Do you actually weigh your portions?

                                                                                          1. re: mucho gordo

                                                                                            Not BM01 but when I am serious about my weight loss I do weigh my portions, especially my proteins. I have a good digital scale in my kitchen and its easy to do. While I am pretty good at eyeballing I also know how easy those extra calories add up.

                                                                                            1. re: foodieX2

                                                                                              I don't recall the source but, I once read that one can eat as much protein as one wants and still lose weight. That has worked for me in the past. For dinner, I'll eat as much steak as I want, usually at least 1lb, with a small baked potato and/or vegetable.
                                                                                              I seldom eat 3 meals/day; having either a light breakfast or lunch.

                                                                                              1. re: mucho gordo

                                                                                                For me its all about calories in vs calories out.

                                                                                                While I do tend to eat a higher level of protein vs carbs the bottom line is that I need to eat as lifestyle. Eliminating whole food groups, skipping meals, fasting cleansing or other trends don't work for me in the long run. I am better at eating what I want and watch portions than I am at sticking to a particular "diet".

                                                                                                That said am carrying an extra 40 lbs right now that is due to a few major crisis in my life that sent me into a tail spin. A year of not exercising combined with increase portions (that F**k-it attitude) and way too much vino. Basic depressive scenario. So I am back to portion control and exercise.

                                                                                                1. re: mucho gordo

                                                                                                  A pound of meat, you're the man! Wow, haven't been able to do that for years.

                                                                                                  1. re: treb

                                                                                                    I'm glad someone else commented as I was holding my tongue. I'm pretty much a meatatarian and a lb of meat (weighed with a scale) is standard for most meals in our house.

                                                                                                    1. re: fldhkybnva

                                                                                                      If I ate a that much, it would feel like an anvil in my gut! These days, that would be about three meals of protein for me. Occasionally,when I go out for breakfast, I'll order two eggs and a thin minute steak done on the flat top, yummy!!, and take half home.

                                                                                              2. re: mucho gordo

                                                                                                I do have a quality kitchen scale. When I cut meats and fish for the freezer I portion in either 3 oz (kids) or 6 oz adult portions. That is not the case with an item such as a rib steak. Even if not weighing, I know that a 3 oz portion is approximately the size of a deck of cards.

                                                                                                Years ago, I was more than 200 lbs heavier tha I am now. portion control is important. There is nothing I can't eat, in moderation. Dieting never worked for me, portion control did. In a restaurant, I typically cut a main course serving in half or even thirds and eat either 1/3 or 1/2. I never eat a hamburger on a bun, and seldom add a starch as a side. That is not to say I don't eat pasta, barley, rice, but they are not automatically put on the plate with the protein.

                                                                                                1. re: bagelman01

                                                                                                  In a sense, I'm using the portion method, too. I make the first portion big enough so I don't have to go back for seconds.

                                                                                          2. re: bagelman01

                                                                                            I'm also an early riser, I usually avoid carbs in the am and stick to protein. I'm a fan of items like cold bbq'd chicken, cold grilled sausage, meatballs, pizza, sometimes even leftover salad or tuna.

                                                                                          3. Never been a morning person. Now that I work from home, I can pretty much get up whenever I want to, but mostly, it's around 10:30 or 11. I need at least 3-4 hours to actually be hungry after I wake up, so it's 2 cuppa joes and nothing else.

                                                                                            "Breakfast" can be as late as 4 pm, when it could be leftovers or a BLT, but I'd say my most 'regular' breakfast is 2 scrambled eggs, a small glass of skim milk, and half a grapefruit.

                                                                                            That tends to last till dinner, which is only another 4 hours away, generally :-)

                                                                                            1. Most days, I have an English muffin with runny egg and cheese, or with PB & J, or with melted sharp cheddar. I usually have orange juice cut with water.
                                                                                              In winter, I fix cut or rolled oats with dried fruit, sugar and milk. Or stone ground grits with bacon and cheddar.
                                                                                              I wake up starving, and need food before I do anything else.

                                                                                              1. I eat my breakfast at noon. I'm doing intermittent fasting (eating only noon to 8 PM). I find that having a small eating window helps me stay on my diet.

                                                                                                Usually have a few prunes and a banana, then perhaps some oatmeal with 2% organic milk and raw sugar. Or leftovers.

                                                                                                1. Coffee and more coffee.

                                                                                                  On the weekend, it might be coffee, a small strip (medium rare), 2 eggs (up), hash browns or grits, rye toast and grapefruit juice or a bloody mary.

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                                                                                                  1. re: flavrmeistr

                                                                                                    My treat is Saturday when I have some eggs, bacon or sausage. During the week, it's fruit, coffee and possibly cheese or peanut butter.

                                                                                                  2. I usually don't eat breakfast, but when I do I prefer meaty, savory Asian dishes, typically with broth but no broth is fine too:

                                                                                                    Most Vietnamese dishes: pho, bun (vermicelli), mi quang, chao long (pork organ porridge). Other Asian dishes: beef noodle soup, seafood noodle soup, Sichuan cold noodles, Japanese cold noodles (hiyashi chuka), dan dan noodles, ramen of all kinds, inari sushi, tamago sushi, all the well known Thai noodles, Cantonese BBQ duck. Not Asian dishes: seafood cocktail or ceviche, fried chicken, gumbo, breakfast burrito, carbonara pasta, brunswick stew.

                                                                                                    Among more typical Western breakfast items, I enjoy good croissants.

                                                                                                    No much interest in stuff like cereal, oatmeal, or muffins. I usually just drink coffee. I get up in the morning at 9:15 and arrive in my office at 10. You can see timing wise it's almost lunch time already so I almost never eat breakfast.

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                                                                                                    1. re: Dio Seijuro

                                                                                                      Myself. I prefer coffee in the morning and an early lunch.

                                                                                                    2. Here are my breakfast rules:
                                                                                                      1) No cold cereal
                                                                                                      2) No oatmeal
                                                                                                      3) Nothing sweet

                                                                                                      Today I had a rare ribeye with leftover green onion flatbread.

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                                                                                                      1. re: RealMenJulienne

                                                                                                        That sounds great, was it cold or did you warm it up?

                                                                                                        1. re: treb

                                                                                                          The steak was cooked from raw in a cast iron skillet, and the flatbread was toasted in the steak drippings. Steak is a great breakfast dish because it's fast to prepare and keeps you full without weighing you down like breads do.

                                                                                                          1. re: RealMenJulienne

                                                                                                            You got me with the flatbread toasted in the steak drippings, yum. I agree, on Saturday's I usually get eggs with a small thin steak done on the flat top, awesome.

                                                                                                            1. re: RealMenJulienne

                                                                                                              such a great, idea to toast in the drippings.

                                                                                                          2. re: RealMenJulienne

                                                                                                            Steak is my favorite breakfast. Our usual Saturday is steak and eggs, this week either flat iron or flank with fried eggs and mushrooms.

                                                                                                          3. My husband can probably eat breakfast for breakfast, lunch and dinner. He looks forward to our family breakfast every weekends. The first thing he says in the weekend morning is, what kind of eggs you want today?

                                                                                                            We usually have eggs, thick bacon, hash brown, bread from really good bakeries, French butter, some fruits on the side and lots of freshly brewed coffee. We don't normally drink any juices.(why waste calories on juice when you can eat more bacon)
                                                                                                            And about two or three times a month, we eat waffles made from scratch or pancakes also made from scratch with real maple syrup(B grade only)

                                                                                                            1. just had pan-seared smelts with sambal sauce and scrambled eggs. should be set til dinner-time!

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                                                                                                              1. re: hotoynoodle

                                                                                                                Love me some smelts, one of my go to seafood delights, I like the small ones. I haven't seen them offered at many places this summer. They're a deal. IMO, in the markets. Did you bread them in corn meal?

                                                                                                                1. re: treb

                                                                                                                  just a dusting of rice flour.

                                                                                                                  lol, b/f calls them "baitfish" so i eat them when he's not around. :)

                                                                                                              2. My favorite breakfast is biscuits and gravy with a side of home fries and bacon is where it's at. I know it is terrible for you, but it's oh so good. On most days I just grab a banana or some cereal, though. Coffee is always a must for me!

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                                                                                                                1. re: MattRT

                                                                                                                  I'm with you on this, I wouldn't eat it every day but, on a Saturday, it could be my reward for being good (coffee and fruit) all the past week.

                                                                                                                  1. re: MattRT

                                                                                                                    Me too, I don't consider coffee food it's just part of me like brushing my teeth or showering.