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My latest go to quick breakfast

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I don't have time for elaborate breakfasts most days. I often find myself at a coffee shop grabbing an oatmeal which is ok, but the portions are very small and they don't ever taste as good as I want them to. The real problem with the coffee shop oatmeal is that I don't feel satiated until lunch. I need a full tummy or at least something that has a enough bulk to make me feel full without consuming 1200 calories! I've also learned that foods that digest slower seem to help me feel full for longer. (side note: for more on calorie density and satiety click over here. ) So what's my answer? Bulk-potatoes Slow digestion/protein-beans Some days I have precooked potatoes on hand. Usually I roast a 3 lb bag on Sunday to have for the week. In that case I pick three potatoes, mash them with a fork and dump some beans on top and warm in the microwave. Of course I must season to my taste with various toppings. What type of potatoes? Lately the waxier potatoes. Gold

Veggie Burger Variation Black Eyed Peas with white rice

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Beans: kidney beans black eyed peas Starch: Cal Rose medium grain white rice Tomato/liquid: 365 Roasted Chipotle Salsa Spice/Seasoning: David's Veggie Rub (no salt seasoning) A dash of garlic salt Served with/on: one bun pickled veggies super greens vegan evangelist sriracha mustard