Cretons (french Canadian pork pate)

Time: 90 minutes and day to cool If you are looking for a healthy, protein breakfast that isn’t eggs, this might be the recipe for you! Cretons is a french-Canadian pork pate. It is simple to make and my kids think it tastes a lot of tourtiere filling. It can be eaten cold on toast…

Breakfast Wrap or Breakfast Quesadilla? Ohhh, the choices!

Luba sings a tune called “Let it Go” that fits with the purpose of this blog – to change our conventional ways of looking at breakfast. “Uniformity, Conventionality, Is the fate of our existence. Keep it safely at a distance.” Today – I offer you two simple breakfasts with essentially the same ingredients, with lots…

Breakfast Quesadilla or Breakfast Wrap? Oh – the choices…

Luba sings a tune called “Let it Go” that fits with the purpose of this blog – to change our conventional ways of looking at breakfast. “Uniformity, Conventionality, Is the fate of our existence. Keep it safely at a distance.” Today – I offer you two simple breakfasts with essentially the same ingredients, with lots…

Old School Potato Salad

Time: 1 hour Potato salad is a great dish for a sunny day BBQ, but we also like it when it rains or snows. While a great side dish for burgers or hot dogs, we actually like it as a leftover for breakfast, and why not – eggs and potatoes!!! Delicious! We have had guests…

Shrimp Toast (Skagen)

Time: 15 minutes I was at a nice restaurant recently whose menu focuses on traditional Scandinavian and french cuisine. One of the lunch items was Skagen, which my friend, who lived in Sweden for several years, had to have for nostalgic reasons… and also for the absolute delightful flavours! I’ve recreated this dish for my…

Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast Time: 15 minutes Since this blog was meant to offer up new and exciting ways of thinking about breakfast, I am including a simple avocado toast recipe. This past year or so, there has been a lot of different restaurants offering “toast” with various toppings. This is one that I like because it…

Perogies for Breakfast – savoury or sweet?

Time: 15 minutes This blog’s purpose is to come up with interesting food, but to also come up with interesting, fun breakfasts that are healthier than a bowl of sugary cereal or instant oatmeal. Hence, this morning, we are trying both savoury and sweet perogies – which we usually eat for lunch or supper. A…