Monday, March 5, 2012

Apple Pie for Breakfast!

Oh, how I do love this bag. When day-to-days get grumbly, this bag can sometimes set me off for the day in a good mood. But, let's be frank. We can't ALWAYS carry a fun bag, like this, right?

So in order to get a sweet/happy fix in during the am, and hopefully set my days out on a good note, last night I fixed a large batch of what I am going to now affectionately call Apple Pie for Breakfast.

I am quickly becoming a big fan of quinoa, especially when it can be eaten for breakfast. I found the above recipe on Pinterest and made a few slight alterations:
• I doubled the recipe (for everything except the butter) so that I could make lots of single serve portions for MVP and I to take to work for breakfast this week.
• I replaced some of the water used to cook the quinoa with Simply Apple 100% pure pressed juice. Gave it a deeper apple flavor.
• I added a small amount of walnut pieces for some extra crunch and flavor.

Abso-freaking-lutely delicious. This was seriously such a tasty (and nutritious!) way to start the day, I am glad I made such a big batch to make sure there is enough for the week. And since MVP sent me an email this morning raving about it as well, I am sure this will become a staple in the fridge.

As a side note, if you DO need a good new bag in your life, Kate Spade is having an online sample sale right now. I am being SO good to resist the temptation...but be sure to let me know what treats you all may splurge on for yourself!


  1. Ooh that looks so good! Love the bag too!

    1. It was delicious and really filling -- HIGHLY recommend it