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Breakfast Tacos

September 10, 2014


You know when you discover something and can’t wrap your mind around how you ever lived without it?!  For me, that thing is breakfast tacos.


I’ve mastered all things Mexican food and have fully embraced them in my morning routine – breakfast burritos, Huevos Rancheros, Jalisco Scrambles … and now I am excited to share my newest breakfast kick – breakfast tacos.


So simple, so delicious and SO EASY.  All you really need is tortillas and you can get as creative as you wish… here is what we whipped up for brunch this weekend:


Breakfast Tacos

  • tortillas
  • eggs
  • bacon (could use ham or sausage)
  • shredded cheddar cheese (could use cotija as well)
  • avocado
  • tomatoes, diced (or pico de gallo)
  • black beans (or pinto)
  • cilantro
  • other:
    • potatoes
    • onion, diced
  1. Pan fry bacon in a skillet (I used my cast iron pan) on medium low heat for about 4 minutes per side (keep an eye on them).
  2. Let bacon cool on paper towels and reserve bacon fat.  Cut or crumble into bite sized pieces.
  3. Whisk eggs in a dish (for 2 people I used 6 eggs) and add salt/pepper.
  4. Scramble eggs over low heat in 1 tablespoon of bacon fat and stir in beans to warm up last 2 minutes or so.
  5. Heat up tortillas in microwave for 30 seconds (wrap in wet paper towel).
  6. Top with assorted toppings (cheese, eggs/beans, bacon,  avocado, tomatoes, cilantro) and drizzle with hot sauce of your choice (I’m addicted to the green Tabasco).


*If you like potatoes and onion I highly recommend baking or sautéing them with the bacon fat as well.


**I think my favorite thing from Whole Foods is their breakfast meat. Their in-house maple sausage and applewood bacon are AMAZING (and totally worth the splurge).


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Sunnyside Breakfast Sandwich

December 30, 2013

Farm Fresh Egg Sandwich

What better way to rehab from your NYE festivities than with a hearty breakfast?! I introduce to you the Sunny-side Up Breakfast Sandwich…

Bacon and Eggs

I love finding delicious but easy food options…and this one takes the cake!


  • Puff Pastry
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Farm Fresh Eggs
  • Chives

Eggs, Bacon, Puff Pastry

1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Simply roll out your puff pastry with a rolling pin and slice into 6-9 squares.  I recommend only letting it thaw from the freezer for about 45 minutes (so that it is still cold, but pliable).  Then once you slice it, they will still maintain their shape.

2. Transfer puff pastry squares to a Silpat or parchment lined cookie sheet and brush with an egg wash (one egg whisked with a splash of water).

3. Slice bacon pieces in half (lengthwise) and place 2 pieces of bacon per square. Bake for 15-18 minutes.

4. While the pastry puffs are baking, fry your eggs (sunny-side up) in butter and finish with freshly ground pepper.

5. Serve eggs atop bacon covered puff pastry and garnish with chopped chives.  Enjoy right away!

Egg Yolk

* Whole Foods Smoked Applewood Bacon is worth the splurge!

Aeriel Breakfast Sandwich