Meet Marissa from Domestic Adventures of Mrs. V
Marissa is a teacher turned stay-at-home-mom/military housewife who loves to cook, craft, plan events, and dress to impress…all while sticking to a budget and chasing after an active toddler! Domestic Adventures of Mrs. V is a way to show others with her same interests or those who are in her same situation that you can “do it all” – or at least, do whatever it is that makes you happy in life while being a mom, wife and watching your finances.
The freezer breakfast idea came to me a few months ago when I found out that my husband was not eating breakfast before leaving for work. He gets up quite early in the day to go to morning PT (Personal Training) then heads off to a full day of work. I am a huge believer in breakfast- it really is the best way to start your day and I was very disappointed to find out that he was skipping this meal. He is going to exercise and then endure a full day at work on an empty stomach- not ok!
I decided to make some breakfast items for him to heat up and take with him to give him energy to power through his day. He works hard for us, so I figured he deserved to be sent to work with a full belly! The easiest way for me to accomplish this, I found, is to make a big batch of an item, freeze it, and then heat it up as he/we need it (yes, sometimes I eat the freezer breakfasts too- especially if I am “on the go”), thus the freezer breakfasts were born!
Each Sunday I get out everything I need and get to work on making my freezer breakfast creations. Usually they yield about 10 meals, which translates to about 2 work week’s worth of meals.
This week, I made “Fiesta Breakfast Bowls” and good old-fashioned breakfast sandwiches. These are not only full of protein and quite filling, but they are pretty darn healthy too! Did I mention they are very budget friendly as well- so much cheaper than stopping to buy breakfast every morning at a drive-thru window!
Here are the recipes:
Tip Before You Begin:
If you combine all the eggs and scramble them together you will save yourself time, just spread them out on the sandwiches and in to bowls evenly. Likewise with the sausage and bacon.
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