What It's Like To Always Want Breakfast Food
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What It's Like To Always Want Breakfast Food

Most important meal of the day - all day.

What It's Like To Always Want Breakfast Food
Not The It Girls

College kids have a bad reputation for not knowing how to cook. Supposedly, we live off of ramen, t.v. dinners and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

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While I'd love to be able to live off of these inexpensive meals all of my life, they are just plain boring. Breakfast foods, on the other hand, are never dull. There are many assorted items that are acceptable breakfast foods, even though they might qualify as desserts for other meals. Breakfast satisfies all ranges of your palate and just about anyone can make breakfast food. Eggs, bacon, pancakes, waffles and coffee all have pretty explicit preparation directions. No matter what anyone says, you can make breakfast food anytime of the day and it will provide a wholesome meal.

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First, you get up to start the coffee pot. The aroma of pressed grinds fills your apartment within minutes. You pour yourself a cup, take a sip and release a sigh of satisfaction. Then you spill the whole damn cup on yourself, making you crankier than you already were.

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You're upset and drenched in scalding hot coffee now. The thought of making breakfast seems like a lost cause. But you're still hungry, and nothing sounds more comforting than breakfast food.

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You reason with yourself, "I'll just have milk instead of coffee. It goes well with breakfast food."

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You turn on the stove and begin fixing your protein in one pan. Bacon and eggs are always good for a grumbling tummy.

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Then to satisfy your sweet tooth craving, you throw some mix in your waffle iron. A waffle is one of the only foods that tastes great with EVERYTHING - chocolate chips, chicken, strawberries, blueberries, whipped cream, syrup, you name it. Seriously, a fluffy siracha kale waffle sounds better than a flat, flavorless crêpe.

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You've created a breakfast for a champion. That champion is you. Dig in.

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Sure, breakfast can be a roller coaster of emotions, but it's still the best meal of the day. So why not have it three times a day?

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Well put Ron Swanson, well put.

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