Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Slowly Starting the Day

I can't quite get enough of avocado toast lately. Mashed up with some coarsely ground sea salt, plenty of lime juice, and slathered on toasted sourdough. So. Good.

This past year I endeavored to be more deliberate about breakfasts together, and it worked! I was most pleased with the effort. However, with the luxury of lazy-start summer days ... it's turned much more slap-dash. Actually, more like slap-mozy. While I've loved the slower pace ('cause I know it's ending soon!), I've missed real meals in the morning.

So lately, once the kiddos have been tossed their oatmeal or cereal, I've been making a grown-up breakfast for myself and having my quiet-time. Me and Nehemiah have been enjoying the time quite nicely.

How do you like to start your morning ... given a choice?

7 comments:

  1. this looks heavenly, must try

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  2. Mmm. My husband ate avocado that way in Chile, and he loves it. We also eat it with chips (but not for breakfast usually).

    I'm so not a morning person, but I'm trying to be better. Usually it helps if I start something the morning before—waffle batter in the fridge, for example. Or if I set out the materials to make what I have planned so my fuzzy-muddled-morning brain can figure out what to do. :)

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  3. Oh Anna, yum-yum! Avocado is awesome! I may give this a try. My children began school this week so I'm working on getting a routine in place (which I adore!). For breakfast I have been consuming whatever I make for the children. Today it was a smoothie. I am not able to spend my time with the Lord until the evenings. Hope you have a great day!

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  4. your breakfast looks so pretty. And full of protein!
    For me- I like to start my morning with a shower that does not include a screaming toddler!

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  5. Ooooo, I love all the lively color of your breakfast. I've never thought to put avocado on toast. I'll have to try that. I think I would enjoy sitting in your sunny breakfast nook very much.

    Many mornings I start my day with the Word and a cup of hot tea. After everyone else is fed and finished with the "slap-dash" is often when I'll finally prepare something for myself to eat and enjoy with the company of a few favorite blogs.

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  6. My morning's menu of choice is always time with the Lord, a cup of coffee follows shortly. Sometime after that hour, upon rousing the children, I will have a simple breakfast of yogurt, fruit and granola, with a side of orange juice. I believe I would prefer your breakfast for lunch...sounds very good.

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  7. That is my kind of breakfast!!! Simple, delicious, colofrul... and perfectly photographed, might I add. What a fabulous blog you have--I enjoy every visit!

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