Category Archives: Breakfast

Mexican Rice for Breakfast

How about getting your day off to a Spicy Start?


  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1  cup  instant brown rice
  • 1  cup  frozen corn
  • 1  cup  frozen peas
  • 8  green onions, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 3  cloves garlic, minced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried oregano
  • 2  tablespoons  tomato paste

Step by Step

  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add rice, and saute 3 to 4 minutes, or until beginning to brown.
  3. Add corn, peas, green onions, garlic, cumin, and oregano, and saute 1 minute.
  4.  Spoon tomato paste in 2-cup measuring cup.
  5. Add enough boiling water to make 2 cups, and stir to combine.
  6. Pour tomato paste mixture into rice, and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.
  8. Remove from heat, and fluff with fork just before serving.

Toast with Walnut and Pear Breakfast Spread

Toast with Walnut and Pear Breakfast Spread



  • 1/2 cup low-fat, low-sodium cottage cheese
  • 1 pear, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • 2 slices sourdough bread, toasted


  1. Place cottage cheese in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl.
  2.  Stir pear and walnuts into cottage cheese.
  3. Spread cottage cheese mixture on toast.

We think this recipe is divine. What are your thoughts?