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My latest go to quick breakfast

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?

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 or red. Rus…

Veggie Burger Variation Black Eyed Peas with white rice

kidney beans
black eyed peas

Cal Rose medium grain white rice

365 Roasted Chipotle Salsa

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