oatmeal-coffee-lrgWhen I was in high school, I thought it was cool not to have breakfast, unless it was just coffee.  Don’t ask me why.  Sounds asinine now.  But teens – what can you do?  *shakes head very sorrowfully*

Anyway, I grew up, and learned the value of a good breakfast.  When I started teaching I discovered that, gee whiz, I generally taught better on the days I ate breakfast, and thus vindicating my mother, countless health nurses, and my know-it-all-but-too-nice-to-show-it-best-friend, etc. etc.

My main go-to breakfast, Monday to Saturday, is still coffee, plus porridge with yogurt.  This I considered the height of grossness until I got off muesli (unless it’s totally homemade, store-bought brands have too much sugar), and aped the Kiwis, schlopping cold yogurt into hot porridge.  I like natural, unsweetened, full-fat yogurt – everything else just tastes wrong now.  Then I slice a banana, or chuck in some berries, and it’s a nutritious, tasty way to start the day.

However, Sundays…ah, Sundays.  Sundays, if I feel like it, and if I deserve a treat, I break out the saucepan, slice an avo, grill a tomato, toast wholegrain bread with havarti, and have poached eggs on toast.  Mmmm.

But I still need the cup of coffee.

What’s your breakfast of choice?

– Jean AAR