Breakfast Sandwich

breakfast sammich 

Finally I’ve had a bit of time to make something new and actually photograph it! I have been so busy the past few months with writing my thesis, serving as webmaster for 2 different library associations, lots of work projects and trying to fit in some form of social life. My yoga has been slacking a bit lately as well, but I’m almost finished with my thesis, so I’ll soon be back on track with regular blog updates as well as yoga.

I found myself earlier in the week having a weird craving for McDonald’s breakfast sandwiches. I used to love them since I was a kid, and while I definitely don’t miss them, thinking of eating one still gives me that warm fuzzy feeling. So, Bob Marley playing on my car stereo, I hit the grocery store and picked up supplies to make my own. (no idea what Bob Marley or reggae has to do with breakfast sammiches, but I thought I’d throw that in there….and no I wasn’t suffering from a case of the munchies haha)

Ingredients

tofu (I used sprouted silken tofu because that’s what I had on hand, but I’d recommend firm or extra firm)

veggie sausage patties

turmeric

black pepper

garlic powder

rosemary

sage (ground)

English muffins – I used Ezekiel sprouted English muffins and they were delicious

slice of dairy-free cheese

Directions

Cut the block of tofu in the center, height wise.  Get out your round glass to make circular tofu patties.  That part brought back good childhood memories of making Popeye Toast.  Hmm…..maybe that’s an idea for a future recipe?  Fry up the round tofu patties as you would any other tofu, adding the seasonings to your taste.  

Pretty easy!  Because I like to have a hearty meal once a week, I added veggie gravy, avocado, hash browns and some tempeh bacon as sides.  In the picture, the first tofu “egg” patty kinda almost looks like a grilled pineapple; I had a little accident when I was transferring it from the pan to the muffin…oops.  Boy was it good……but I’ll be doing some extra exercise this week to work it off!

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7 Responses to “Breakfast Sandwich”

  1. How innovative! I used to love those sandwiches as a kid. I think this will be my next weekend project! 🙂

  2. Caroline Says:

    Great idea! I love making breakfast sandwiches. I had one with tempeh bacon last week that was pretty good, but yours looks even better!

  3. I hear you on the thesis! These sandwiches look like great fuel. Good luck with everything and congrats on an nearly finished thesis.

    Ich habe ein sehr schlechtes Gewissen, weil ich Deine Mail noch nicht beantwortet habe. Ich werde es bald tun, versprochen.

  4. FINALLY Chef Yogi!
    Okay that looks amazingly good and brings me to the days when I used to inhale McJunk!!!

    You’ve been a busy boy haven’t you! Good luck with the thesis – you’re gonna do well, what else is new??

    SRSLY those look like real eggs!I had to do like a triple look.

    Ya better have left-overs cause I think I can eat more than two servings of it!

  5. Mihl – Alles in ordnung! Wir sind beide sehr beschäftig….wann du zeit hast! 🙂

    Denny – I even had to marvel at how much they looked like eggs as well! Turmeric is the wonder seasoning!

    I am so close to finishing my thesis….only my statement of professinoal philosophy and my closing statements and I’m all finished! Till I start my Java classes, that is. It never ends!

  6. Oh, yum. These look awesome! Glad to hear you’ll be getting back to blogging soon–good luck finishing up the thesis!

  7. looks great.

    you are way more energetic than I am. I just cut them in squares.

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