“I got my eggs and my pancakes, too/ I got my maple syrup, everything but you…”
-from “You Were Meant For Me” by Jewel (J. Kilcher/S. Poltz)
Today (May 23) is Jewel‘s birthday! I heard this hit song of hers the other day and its delicious lyrics inspired this post about my favorite meal of the day: Breakfast!
Breakfast, you were meant for me
Any time of day, I can eat traditional American breakfast foods, like yogurt with granola, bacon, sausage, hash browns, fluffy buttermilk pancakes with butter and maple syrup, and bagels with lox and cream cheese, to name a few.
But on weekday mornings, when I’m pressed for time, breakfast is something simple. I’ll grab a fruit or pastry to eat with coffee before I head out the door.
Here are some breakfast foods I enjoy when I have a little more time to savor them.
In France, I remember enjoying a tartine, or toasted baguette with butter or homemade apricot jam. I remember the sweetest Joker orange juice, too:
Sometimes I’ll try to recreate it:
Breakfast in restaurants:
When you make eggs, do you “break the yolks and make a smiley face” like Jewel sings in her song? 😀
I’m curious about breakfast foods from around the world!
Tell me in the comments below: What’s your favorite breakfast?