Tuesday, October 13, 2015

morning invitations * chomp


You might recall that your grandma always said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  

Of course, she was up at o'dark thirty every morning whipping up a hearty calorie laden spread that any ol' country boy would love, something akin to today's modern Sunday brunch buffet.  But fast forward to 2015 and I'll take a wild guess that compared to our other two daily dining experiences, this is the meal where our least amount of energy and creativity is invested.

So while I was leafing through a magazine one afternoon and saw the beautiful, healthy fruits and grains, nuts and yogurt layered in Grandma's old mason jars, I got all excited about the potential of this 30-Second Breakfast.

I do love me some Greek yogurt with blueberries or homemade jam and some slivered almonds swirled in.  So this recipe is definitely on my to-try list ... especially because you can make a bunch of them ahead of time and get your family set for the grab-and-go routine on those busy mornings.



Head right on over here to get the recipes for these mason jar yummies
 {and catch the how-to video if it didn't show up above} 

pomegranate & blueberry  

peanut butter, banana & strawberry

spiced apple & walnut

jam & apricot

mango & apricot jam

What delicacies grace your breakfast table?


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COMING THURSDAY!!!

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18 comments:

  1. Wow, these look yummy, Linda. Such a good idea. Something you can prepare ahead and then enjoy in the morning without lots of prep. I love the photograph. Look so good! Great start to any morning!

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    1. I know, I know, Betsy! I feel so healthy just LOOKING at those jars!

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  2. FAR TOO healthy for my taste--LOL!!!
    Blessings, Friend!

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    1. I can easily veer away to some great big yeasty glazed donuts! Don't tempt me, girl!

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  3. Now if you just lived next door to me I would trade some home made noodles for a few of those jars.

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    1. Oh my ... homemade pasta. How delightfully decadent!

      On a side note, Betty ... because of a mess up on this end, I can't leave comments easily on your blog. I'll give it another shot because I want you to know that I so appreciate you coming by!

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  4. I've starting making little egg white muffins with veggies in a muffin pan in the oven. I make them ahead and freeze.

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    1. Oh, I love those little muffins! And if they have veggies and egg whites, you probably don't feel too guilty when you pop more than a few ...

      Can you share the recipe?

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  5. this is one of my favorite little snacks. We did this all the time, and not just for breakfast but also at night and replace the oatmeal with nuts. We use frozen fruit when fresh aren't in season or on sale.

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    1. That sure beats the candy corn I've been indulging in recently!

      ;-{

      I'm missing those fresh berries ... time to get a bag or 2 of the frozen stuff.

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  6. Oh my how delicious! I could do this! I love all the directions your morning invitations are going. Thank you friend!

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    1. I'm glad we're on the journey together, Mary ... you're a super traveling companion!

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  7. Hi Linda!
    These look great!! Definitely going to try them! Thanks!!
    God bless!
    Pam

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    1. Let me know what you think, Pam! They are pretty before they get shaken to the brim!

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  8. I love this kind of stuff, Linda! Pinned! Thanks for sharing the links!

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  9. Those look delicious and beautiful. I am going to try making some of these for myself.

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    1. Hi Kara ... let me know what you think!

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Linda