Weekend Food Prep–All-in-One-Oat Bran and Wheat Porridge Breakfast Bowl

I prefer to eat something before my weekend runs. I know a lot of runners don’t like to eat beforehand, but I find I wake up hungry enough that I need some fuel to keep me going. However, running with food in my gut can create its own problems, so I developed this breakfast toContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep–All-in-One-Oat Bran and Wheat Porridge Breakfast Bowl”

Weekend Food Prep–Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Eggs

Pumpkin pie for breakfast? Yes please. I make this just sweet enough to not register as savory to my tastes, but you can vary the sweetening to your preferences. You could also make it sweeter by stirring in some fruit before baking, allowing the natural sweetness to compliment the custard. Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Eggs one.Continue reading “Weekend Food Prep–Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Eggs”

Weekend Food Prep: Broccoli Cheese Egg Bake

I don’t always have time to cook my eggs fresh in the morning, but I still want to be sure to get my breakfast protein. Balancing my breakfast with sufficient protein has dramatically improved how satiating my morning meals are–I can easily go the 4 or so hours necessary until my lunch break without becomingContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Broccoli Cheese Egg Bake”

Weekend Food Prep: Banana Walnut Bread

Is banana bread’s moment over? Is offering a recipe for my favorite banana bread too 2020? Do I sound like a Portland hipster if I say I was making banana bread before it was cool? I love banana bread. It appeals to my preference to include produce in practically everything. I also hate wasting things,Continue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Banana Walnut Bread”

Weekend Food Prep: Homemade Canned Blueberry Pie Filling and Topping

We are enjoying the end of the local blueberry harvest this week, and this is a wonderful way to extend the joy into the fall and winter. (If you’re a regular reader, you’ve already heard me extol the virtues of Oregon strawberries!) I will pick a few flats of berries, eat plenty of them fresh,Continue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Homemade Canned Blueberry Pie Filling and Topping”

Weekend Food Prep–Cinnamon Yogurt Dip for Fruit

A super-quick offering for you today which makes a great addition to breakfast, an afternoon snack, or something protein-filled to contribute to brunch with friends. I enjoy sweets and I often want something sweet in the afternoon, but I also want to make sure I’m getting in my protein. Greek yogurt has become a stapleContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep–Cinnamon Yogurt Dip for Fruit”

Weekend Food Prep: Buckwheat-Oat Pancakes

Early in the pandemic, my spouse took over the grocery shopping duties. I am higher risk for infection and complications from COVID-19, and he is much lower risk. There was a learning curve to becoming the primary shopper, as evidenced by some of his choices, such as buying me about 10 pounds of buckwheat groatsContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep: Buckwheat-Oat Pancakes”