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URS: Breakfast

Posted By Jessica Fisher On February 26, 2009 @ 8:50 am In Meal Planning,URS | 12 Comments


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You know this. You’ve known since you were in third grade and they played those animated commercials of kids eating peanut butter toast with a slice of cheese and a glass of milk. Remember those?

A healthy breakfast can give you and your kids a good boost of energy to get the day off to a good start.

At our house, breakfast is also one of the culinary highlights of the day, along with second breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Man, these kids can eat! I run the same basic schedule every week:

Sunday: cinnamon rolls [5]
Monday: Apples and oatmeal [6]
Tuesday: eggs with one or a combo of the following: bacon, ham, toast or hashbrowns (My most favorite egg dish recipe is here [7].)
Wednesday: cereal [8]
Thursday: baked goods, such as muffins [9] or scones [10], and smoothies
Fridays: waffles [11]
Saturdays: pancakes [12]

One of our favorite once-in-awhile breakfasts comes courtesy of my mother-in-law. Boy, is it good! Enjoy!

Buckaroo Potatoes

1 pound bacon
6 potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
salt and pepper

In a large skillet with a lid, layer the bacon pieces, overlapping and crisscrossing the slices. Yes, all of them. Next lay down the potatoes, overlapping slightly. Salt and pepper each layer. Secure the lid and place over medium heat. Cook for about 40 minutes until potatoes are tender.

Did I mention that this is a recipe that would NOT be mentioned in a nutrition commercial?

What’s a great recipe that you make to start the day right? Share your favorite breakfast recipe with us!

1. Post your recipe on your blog. Please mention www.lifeasMOM.com in your post. Then, come back here to add your link to Mr. Linky below. (Find instructions for Mr. Linky here [13].)


2. If you don’t have a blog, simply tell us about your recipe in the comments section.

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[5] cinnamon rolls: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2008/08/new-sunday-morning-ritual.html

[6] Apples and oatmeal: http://foodwithkidappeal.blogspot.com/2009/01/apples-and-oatmeal.html

[7] here: http://www.thehappyhousewife.com/eggs-florentine-casserole/

[8] cereal: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2008/06/grocery-geek-presents-fifty-cents-or.html

[9] muffins: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2008/06/yummy-raspberry-muffins.html

[10] scones: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2009/02/maple-oat-heart-scones-they-work-for-me.html

[11] waffles: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2008/11/waffles.html

[12] pancakes: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2009/01/our-own-little-food-network.html

[13] here: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2008/08/that-mr-linky-thing.html

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