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Summer 2009 Theme: Summer Breakfast Lovin'
Happy Summer Breakfast Lover,
We've got some great things cooking at MrBreakfast.com. We're happy to announce the launch of our new, improved website and the unveiling of The Cereal Project. Tell all your friends... and even people you don't know. Regular newsletters are set to resume this fall. Talk to you then. Have a fantastic summer.
Recipe Of The Month: Easy Banana Bread
This issue's featured recipe is a simple, basic banana bread that's received super high marks from the great breakfast lovers who have left comments on MrBreakfast.com. I hope you like it as much as we do.
This recipe makes 6 servings.
Cream sugar and butter, mash the bananas and add to the mixture.
Beat and add the eggs. Slowly add the flour, salt, and baking soda. (If desired, fold in the walnuts at this point.) Pour into a loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 50 minutes.
This recipe makes one 9 1/2 X 5-inch loaf or three 6 X 3 1/2-inch mini loaves.
For an in-depth article (with video) about this recipe, please see Mr Breakfast's blog post called Banana Bread... So Easy, ItŐs Bananas!
That's all there is too it. Let me know how you liked it by leaving a comment on this recipe's page on MrBreakfast.com.
More Featured Breakfast Recipes For Summer
Let us know what you thought of the recipes by posting a note on MrBreakfast.com.
This is a simple way to add spark to a healthy breakfast of grapefruit. You can use your favorite flavor of yogurt to customize it to your tastes.
Green Eggs And Ham
In this recipe, it's avocado and green onion that give the eggs a greenish hue. Fun for St. Patrick's Day or after reading the famous book to kids (please leave out the bourbon if serving to children).
Red Flannel Hash
Great for around St. Patrick's Day when corned beef brisket is easier to find and often cheaper. Top with poached eggs to make the meal complete. Very popular in New England.
Mashed Potato Pancakes
I like these with butter and maple syrup. But since they're more savory than sweet, they are also terrific with a fried egg and grated cheese on top. You can also try adding some chopped parsley or basil for color - or spice them up with jarred roasted red pepper or jalapenos! Delicious!
Flax Seed And Nut Granola (Low-Carb)
An oat-free, low-carb granola with three kinds of nuts, two kinds of seeds and shredded coconut. It is sweetened with Splenda (or similar sugar substitute).
Better Blueberry Waffles
A good reliable blueberry batter. These waffles are great with a thin spread of butter topped with a few fresh berries and a dollop of whipped cream. Great with maple syrup too.
To Find Your Perfect Breakfast:
MrBreakfast.com now has 2880 breakfast recipes. (And don't forget the 23617 restaurant reviews.)
There's Over 325 Ways To Make Toast
Over the last three years, MrBreakfast.com visitors have submitted their recipes for toast. Check it out: 326 Ways To Enjoy Toast.
10 Tips To Make Perfect Waffles
NEW PRODUCT REVIEWS
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros
From General Mills
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros tastes almost exactly like original Cinnamon Toast Crunch. The churro shape of the cereal pieces has a texture that feels refreshing and new. The cereal pieces are some of the biggest pieces found in any cereal today with many of them measuring slightly over an inch long.
The pieces are very crunchy when eaten dry. In milk, they stay mildly crunchy for about 6 minutes. After that, you get a combination of crunch and softness that is total enjoyable.
I liked this new cereal a lot... mostly because I love original Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Forced to choose between Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros and the original, I'd probably choose original Cinnamon Toast Crunch... but it'd be close. I recommend that you try this new cereal.
Review By 4 Year Old Daughter:
"I love it. I like the straight shapes. They float so good in the milk, I can hardly catch them."
Nutritional Considerations: Each 3/4 cup serving of Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros has 130 calories, 3 grams total fat (0 saturated and 0 trans), 0 mg cholesterol, 180 mg sodium, 24 grams total carbs, 2 grams dietary fiber, 8 grams sugar and 2 grams protein.
The $0.00 price listed below indicates that the company sent us a sample box of the product for the purpose of this review.
The price we paid: $0.0
Pumpkin Spice Frosted Flakes
Kellogg's Pumpkin Spice Frosted Flakes look and feel just like traditional Kellogg's Frosted Flakes. When you open the box, you get a hearty whiff of pumpkin spice - the most apparent of which is ginger.
Eaten dry, you notice nutmeg and a hint of cinnamon. But mostly, you notice that the cereal is super sweet - maybe even more sweet than traditional Frosted Flakes. The texture is familiar and nice.
Eaten with milk, the pumpkin spice flavor gets toned down leaving you with the Frosted Flakes flavor you know and love with just a whisper of pumpkin spice. Personally, I kind of liked that. Pumpkin Spice is rarely enjoyable if there's too much of it. The flakes have a nice crispness which lasts for about 3 minutes in milk before becoming pleasantly limp.
In a world and a season where everything is suddenly pumpkin spice, this cereal offers nothing novel or new. But it will remind you why traditional Kellogg's Frosted Flakes has remained so popular for so long. This new cereal is fine. I suspect most people will enjoy it.
Nutritional Considerations: Each 3/4 cup serving has 110 calories, 0 grams total fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 26 grams total carbs, 0 grams dietary fiber, 10 grams sugar and 1 gram protein.
The price we paid: $2.49
Read the complete reviews for these products and more at the
Mr Breakfast Product Review Home Page.
Quick Breakfast For Busy Mornings
So you don't have time for breakfast? That's crazy talk. Check out this article for some great time-saving breakfast tips.
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Oatmeal Saves The Day
Does this harsh economy have you tightening your breakfast budget? What a great excuse to find out more about the inexpensive wonder food called oatmeal.
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The Spring 2009 Mr Breakfast Clothing Line
Research shows that 99.99999% percent of your friends don't own any of this stuff. What perfect gifts!