With Sweet Dreams and Even Sweeter Days

Monday, January 30, 2012

Morning, Morning

5:00am and I, well let's just say... we're not friends.

I was perfectly happy without them in my life to be quite honest, and now that they are, we don't even acknowledge each other.  We only coexist.  We butt heads.

7:30am and I, we're ok.  Not great mind you, but ok.  We nod as we pass each other in the hallway of life.  No friendly conversations or anything, but we tolerate each other.

9:30am and I, we're tight.  We're meant for each other.  Some things you just know.

I am a creature of habit.  When I get on a food kick, I can eat the same thing literally for days in a row without it getting old.  No matter what time of day the alarm clock has been singing these past few weeks, this has been my go to breakfast.

It's brain food.  Awesome food.  Comforting, warm, and filling, when time and patience sometimes runs short.

Fuel yourself.  Treat yourself.  Embrace.  Indulge.  
Weekday.  Weekend.  Go.


Breakfast For One
Servings: 1

- 1/2 cup original old fashioned oats
- 1 cup of water
- 1 Tbsp peanut butter (my favorite is cinnamon raisin swirl)
- 1 cup coffee (with any flavorings desired - I go 1/2 Tbsp creamer 1/2 Tbsp sugar)
- 1 cup berries of your choosing

Boil water in a medium pot.  When water is boiling add in oats and turn heat to medium.  Cook for 5 minutes or until desired texture is reached.  Take off heat and stir in peanut butter immediately.  Top with berries and serve alongside a hot cup of coffee, hopefully not at 5am.

A Mary Original