Radicchio Chicken Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

Radicchio Chicken Salad Sandwich

My boyfriend and I are both strong forces of nature. He’s always right. I’m always right. Learning to let go of expectations and going with the flow of life is more gratifying as winning a fight with my planned solution. As the “foodie” in the relationship, my tastes are quite difficult, confusing, and demanding. It’s not just about the food. There are opinions about synthetic perfumes. Using natural cleaning products that are better for the environment. Purchasing unhealthy snacks for the midnight hour. Buying mattresses made with natural materials. After all, my opinions are always right. Read more

The 10 Minute Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast Sandwich
Breakfast Sandwich

It’s an important day for the boyfriend, for he has to be up at 5:30 a.m. and out of the house in an half hour. Since, he wakes me up with him, its best to make use of the time by making a quick breakfast.

Think breakfast can be prepared and cooked in less than 10 minutes? It can be done. He was sitting at the table thankfully eating a healthier breakfast than the bodegas around the corner. I was back to sleep as he was walking out the door.

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Breakfast Sandwich: Homemade biscuits, Spring onion omelet, roasted piquillo peppers and Parmesan cheese
Breakfast Sandwich: Homemade biscuits, Spring onion omelet, roasted piquillo peppers and Parmesan cheese

My mother was known for her pancakes and waffles, but my father was known for his savory breakfast of eggs, sausages and cheese. I still remember him passing me a breakfast sandwich wrapped in wax paper as we quickly rushed out the door for school. His version had toasted bread, tomatoes, eggs and bacon. Admittedly, I didn’t like it, because I have an aversion to running eggs. In addition, the flavors were probably too much for my young palate. Now, I enjoy making these sandwiches and wrapping them in wax paper, especially when the boyfriend has a busy morning appointment. The version pictured with this post was made with homemade biscuits, in which the biscuits are a weekend treat. A weekday version is made with wheat bread from a bakery that is lightly toasted.

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