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Expanding Others Horizons

by Meghann on March 22, 2009

Good Sunday Morning!

I attempted really hard to sleep in this morning, but Abbie is set on a 5:30am schedule and pleaded to be let out at that time. She let me sleep 2 hours longer after that, but then it was a take no prisoners operation to get me out of bed at 7:30. Oh well, at least I slept in later then I normally would any other day of the week.

In an effort to stretch some tight muscles from my 12 miles run yesterday I woke up to Gentle Hatha Yoga #2 on yogadownload.com. It was very refreshing and just as gentle as they claimed. I didn’t really want to put too much effort into anything this morning so it was the perfect download.

After my gentle yoga I decided to give Polly’s new Yoga for Triathletes a try. I loved her ab work in the beginning, I am going to have to try those moves on my own! It was another great yoga session with Polly.

Derek and I have been throwing around ideas for breakfast and he mentioned having multi-grin Eggos and strawberries that we could eat. Not one to just have Eggos with strawberries (what’s the fun in that?) I asked him if he had eggs and said we could make waffle sandwiches. He gave a funny face and said “Come again?” I then told him we needed to expand his horizons with this breakfast treat.

While cooking up the brekkie we snacked on this big bowl of fruit salad.

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You can learn so much from people and their breakfast choices. Derek had never thought to mix eggs with waffle, fruit with eggs or even had made homemade waffles before (Eggos do not count as homemade waffles people). I, of course, grew up with a Dad who would always top his homemade belgium waffle with a fried egg and I always took it a step further by adding fruit on top of the combo as well. Trust me the combo works!

Derek did not have Strawberry Preserves so I substituted with Fresh Strawberries and a bit of Grape Jelly in my Sammy.

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I really enjoyed the fresh strawberries in the combo as opposed to just the preserves. It was very fresh and really good.

On the side I had even more fruit salad.

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I could easily eat my weight in fruit salad if given the opportunity. ๐Ÿ™‚

So what did Derek think of the new sandwich? He liked it! He said he would never think to make a waffle egg sandwich, but he would be happy to have it again. I told him he can liven it up with syrup, bacon and that he really needed to invest in strawberry preserves because grape jelly just isn’t the same. ๐Ÿ™‚

Now we’re heading out to a trail to Roller Blade. Should be fun!

1 VeggieGirl March 22, 2009 at 9:11 am

Love Polly’s yoga routines!!

Mmm, waffle sandwiches are FAAAABULOUS. Glad Derek liked it too ๐Ÿ™‚

Have fun blading!!

2 Sammie March 22, 2009 at 9:36 am

Great breakfast. Have fun today.

3 Meg March 22, 2009 at 9:40 am

I’ve never had egg on waffles before… hmm.. I think that could be a brunch idea for today!!

4 Trish (girlatgym) March 22, 2009 at 10:12 am

HA! I wouldn’t have thought to make a sandwich of waffles either! ๐Ÿ™‚

5 Anonymous March 22, 2009 at 10:16 am

Just curious…are you and Derek an item?!

6 Derek March 22, 2009 at 11:11 am

haha, anonymous? cmon now…

7 marafaye March 22, 2009 at 10:29 am

Waffle sandwiches look amazing… have fun rollerblading today!!

8 jenngirl March 22, 2009 at 10:34 am

Wow those waffle sammies sound great!!

And I think the beauty of the blogworld is expanding all of our horizons, both food and thought-wise!! Other people’s perspectives always give you a fresh view ๐Ÿ™‚

Have fun roller-blading!

9 inmytummy March 22, 2009 at 10:46 am

Hmm, eggs on waffles sounds very intriguing. I just so happen to have some waffles in my freezer too.

10 Leah March 22, 2009 at 10:50 am

That sandwich looks great!!!

You actually introduced me to eggs & jam months ago! I LOVE it now!!

Check it out!:
http://simplyfabulousnow.wordpress.com/2009/03/14/combat-in-the-am/

11 Sarah W. March 22, 2009 at 11:03 am

waffle wiches are the BEST

12 kristi March 22, 2009 at 11:03 am

YUM! I love new breakfast ideas and that one looks like a winner!

13 Haleigh March 22, 2009 at 11:16 am

What a delicious combo, I would have never thought of that! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

14 ksgoodeats March 22, 2009 at 11:27 am

That waffle sandwich sounds pretty fun – I may have to try it! Have a great Sunday ๐Ÿ™‚

15 Sophia March 22, 2009 at 11:30 am

I love the combo of the sweet an savory! I do mine with cheese and jam! that’s good, too! btw, what do you think about the transition from blogger to wordpress? how is wordpress better/different from blogger? would really appreciate your input on this!

16 Chelsea March 22, 2009 at 11:46 am

Annonymous, I agree.. I keep hearing about Derek but am never sure if they are an item or not! Clarification Meghann?

17 Kate March 22, 2009 at 11:52 am

haha! I’m so glad you showed a guy how to turn breakfast into an easy healthy meal! I would prob just tell my bf..”it’s like those waffle sammies at mcdonalds…eat it:P”

18 Hallie March 22, 2009 at 12:02 pm

I can be such a fruit-aholic too! It’s just so good. But I guess it’s better to eat your weight in fruit than say, ice cream, right? Although don’t get me wrong, I could do that too ๐Ÿ˜‰

19 Sharon March 22, 2009 at 12:15 pm

Oh wow, definitely didn’t think of the fruit!!

20 Erica March 22, 2009 at 12:40 pm

Yum! I want you to come make me breakfast tomorrow- ok? Enjoy the day!!

21 jesslikesithot March 22, 2009 at 12:54 pm

Ah you are full of good ideas!!!! Over summer when I am back home for a few months I WILL be recreating some of your inventions!! haha! ๐Ÿ™‚

22 whitneyinchicago March 22, 2009 at 1:00 pm

I 2nd the need for the status of Derek… item or no? ๐Ÿ˜›

23 Run Saraaah March 22, 2009 at 1:04 pm

Have a fun time rollerblading! ๐Ÿ˜€ I love eggs with pancakes, waffles, toast, pretty much any breakfast grain.

24 Run Saraaah March 22, 2009 at 1:04 pm

Have a fun time rollerblading! ๐Ÿ˜€ I love eggs with pancakes, waffles, toast, pretty much any breakfast grain.

25 Matt March 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm

Waffles FTW!

Are you and Derek an item yet?

26 Chritine March 22, 2009 at 1:30 pm

hmm…..sounds very interesting! I might have to try that sometime ๐Ÿ™‚

27 Sarah March 22, 2009 at 1:36 pm

I’m sure Derek came over for breakfast this morning right?

28 Brandi March 22, 2009 at 1:53 pm

great breakfast idea! Sarah said what I was thinking ๐Ÿ™‚

29 Marissa March 22, 2009 at 2:09 pm

YUM!

30 tryingforatri March 22, 2009 at 2:15 pm

Yum! I love breakfast sandwiches, throwing a waffle into the mix is genius!!!

31 Tina March 22, 2009 at 3:00 pm

Yum! Looks like my type of sandwich! ๐Ÿ™‚

32 Parth March 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm

Are those really good for you?

33 Bec March 22, 2009 at 3:33 pm

That breakfast sandwich looks great!

34 Heather Eats Almond Butter March 22, 2009 at 3:53 pm

Way to spread the love of the wafflewich Meghann! Hope you had a good time roller blading. ๐Ÿ™‚

35 Mica March 22, 2009 at 3:54 pm

Mmm, great waffle-egg sandwich. You can expand my culinary horizons anytime, Meghann!

36 Bridget March 22, 2009 at 5:17 pm

Such a fun breakfast!! I love introducing people (esp my fiance) to new fun food combos!! He always loves them ๐Ÿ™‚ Sounds like your having a fab day!

37 Kimberly March 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm

I’ve always enjoyed eggs with fruit, but never thought of taking the combo to the next level! So simple and yet so brill.

38 Hangry Pants March 22, 2009 at 6:44 pm

I could eat fruit all day, too! Never had it on fruit though.

Also, don’t think I didn’t notice that Derek was at your apartment for breakfast. mmmm hmmmm. ๐Ÿ˜€

39 eatlivelovedream March 22, 2009 at 7:08 pm

I’ve been seeing lots of great waffle combo’s lately. Yum, Yum yum! I too could eat fruit all day:)

40 Sweet and Fit March 22, 2009 at 9:12 pm

haha – I love this guessing game of trying to figure out our status with derek! I am with sarah – i don’t think he came over early this morning for breakie….i’m sure we will find out soon enough =)

41 Joanna March 23, 2009 at 1:56 pm

Did you make the BBQ Tofu?

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