The Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast is definitely my favorite meal of the day! A slice of toast with fruit, for example, is perfection. My day job takes a lot out of me mentally because 90% of it involves problem solving design issues on my client's website. So, making sure I eat a light meal keeps me awake and alert!

I remember when I used to skip breakfast and just eat lunch while working, by the time 2:00 rolled around, I crashed out! And, I always hated that feeling but I didn't make the connection that skipping breakfast was the cause. Not till I committed myself to eating something in the mornings, even a small portion, did I realize what a difference it would make. No more afternoon crashing and I actually can focus better too.

Today, for example, I was working on a website problem and if I had skipped breakfast, by the afternoon I would have had to stop. Instead, I kept plugging away and finished the project with energy to go. Plus, I discovered something else...I actually enjoy breakfast time. I don't just eat and run. I take time to sit down and enjoy my meal, pray, read some emails and not rush through it. I think that's just as bad as skipping meals. Our body can't properly digest food when we rush eating.

So, I thought I'd share with you some of my favs for a light breakfast dish:

  • Toast with jam or butter spread including Texas toast
  • Hash browns with bacon
  • Ham steak and biscuit
  • Grilled cheese (well this can be for breakfast right?)
  • Tater tot casserole
  • Breakfast croissant
  • Cereal and milk
  • Fresh fruit
  • Cinnamon raisin bagel
  • Sausage biscuit 
I definitely love the pancakes, waffles, or reuben sammies with maple syrup, but they're way too heavy for me. I keep my meals light while working. Now, you might wonder why I didn't list eggs, well I can't eat them. That is to say I'm able to eat them when I use them as a binder like cooking meatballs or baking. Hubby is the egg eater in the family and he loves to make them with link sausages.

Tell me what your fav breakfast meal is! How do you eat light?

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