Breakfast On The Go (Or, How We Really Eat Breakfast)

I have decided there are two kinds of breakfasts: the ones created for the Internet, and the ones we really eat. The former are easy to identify. They are impeccably plated, well-lit, plates neatly centered on a placemat with a freshly ironed napkin nearby. These meals are often accompanied by words like “fast”, “easy”, “healthy”, and are described, without irony, as “typical”. Continue reading “Breakfast On The Go (Or, How We Really Eat Breakfast)”

Gluten Free Breakfast

Gluten Free Breakfast for the On-The-Go Person

I’ll admit that I’ve never really understood the whole cult of the breakfast thing. It’s my least favorite meal. When I get up in the morning, the last thing my stomach and my brain want to consider it food. My husband, on the other hand, cannot contemplate a day without a decent breakfast.

For many reasons, from weight loss to race training, I have been forcing myself to eat breakfast. On long run days, I eat a combination of steamed rice and a poached egg. So far, that’s the best combination I’ve found — it doesn’t feel heavy in my stomach, I like the flavors, and, most importantly, gives me a good mix of protein and carbs. Continue reading “Gluten Free Breakfast”