Fancy Breakfast Friday: Chocolate Banana Waffles


Last week I made Chocolate Banana waffles. True confessions: I used a mix. I used to eschew prepared food because I am a snob.  But recently I made pasta salad for dinner and I used jarred pesto from Costco, frozen pre-cooked chicken from King coopers, noodles, and all the veggies left in my fridge.  It was amazing.  I had to call my mom and apologize for years of mocking Rachel Ray recipes. But here’s where I make excuses for using a mix: I bought it for camping. At least I didn’t buy organic pancake mix in an aerosol spray can, like some people I know. (I do admire that person for that very feat, but I would never buy pre-made organic pancake mix in a spray can. A person has to have a code.)  Anyway, I had some mix left over after camping, so I added 3 smashed bananas, and some milk and an egg, and then some white flour because I didn’t have as much mix left as I thought.  It was so good!  Hooray for mixes!!

Then, since I had the camera out, I decided to start trying to take more pictures and I decided to do a project that I am calling 52 Fridays.  I am going to take at least one picture of everyone in  my family every Friday for a year. I spent a dumb amount of time trying to find the right app for this, and I ended up just starting an album in shutter fly.  I added last Friday’s pictures and a little description about our day.

Next week… Ann Marie’s Waffles!

And here is a picture from the waffle mix purchase camping trip.


Oh, and the obligatory dog-leash fiasco.



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