Restaurant: Rinaldi’s Country Deli

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars For our last restaurant, we went to a GHS favorite: Rinaldi’s. Alison ordered an egg and cheese sandwich, and Megan got the French toast. Both were extremely tasty, and we had no complaints. There are plenty of breakfast sandwich options, and the wait can be anywhere from 5 to…

Recipe: Homemade Crepes

Ingredients: 2 eggs 2/3 cup milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tbsp butter, melted 1 tsp granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla Any toppings (sugar, fruit, maple syrup, etc) Time: 15-20 minutes from setup to eating. Steps: Whisk eggs into a bowl. Whisk in the milk, flour, butter, sugar and vanilla until there are no more…

Breakfast at GHS

If you don’t think you have enough time before you leave for school for breakfast, whether it’s because you have to catch the bus, or your parents must drive you at a certain time, you can always buy breakfast from the Cardinal Cafe! We have decided to list out the options that are available, as…

Recipe: 5-Minute Oatmeal Bowl

Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, mashed 2 tablespoons of chia seeds 1/3 cup of rolled oats 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2/3 cup of milk (the original calls for almond, but regular is fine) 1/3 cup of water Topping recommendations: almonds, pepita seeds, cinnamon, toasted coconut, nut butter, ginger, dried cranberries, etc Steps: The night before: Take a…

Interview with Mrs. Steiner

Today our interview comes from one of the wellness teachers at Greenwich High School, Mrs. Steiner (with some points from Mrs. Gillick as well). We chose to talk to them about their personal breakfast habits, and what they think should be done at the high school. Keep reading to see the questions and responses. What…

Restaurant: Méli-Mélo

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars This morning we went to Méli-Mélo on Greenwich Avenue for breakfast. Between the special breakfast menu and regular crepe menu, there was a decent amount of options – if you like French food. Alison had the scrambled eggs, fresh yogurt, and a plain croissant, and Megan had a ham,…

Recipe: French Toast Sticks

Ingredients: 1 egg 1/2 cup milk A pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 slices of thick-sliced bread (or however much toast you would like) 1 tablespoon granulated sugar Butter Maple syrup for dipping (optional) Time: 15-20 minutes Steps: Whisk together the egg, milk, salt, vanilla, and cinnamon in a…

Tips for Breakfast on College Campuses

These past two days, I traveled to the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill for New Student Orientation. Since we spent one night overnight on campus, I had breakfast on the second day in one of the dining halls. Here are five things I learned from this (both about breakfast and dining in general)…

Recipe: Breakfast Sandwich

Ingredients: 1 english muffin, cut in half 2 eggs 2-4 slices of ham 1/3 cup finely shredded cheese 1 teaspoon of chives, finely chopped 1 tablespoon of olive oil or butter to sauté Salt and pepper to taste Steps: Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of oil. Place…

Breakfast & Nutrients: How It’s Healthy

Last week we talked about some of the mental health benefits of eating breakfast, so continuing with that theme, today we’re covering some of the physical health benefits. Breakfast foods can have a variety of different vitamins and nutrients that are key to starting the day right. Skipping on breakfast means that you miss an…

Recipe: Tropical Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients: 1 banana, sliced and frozen 1 cup of frozen mango chunks 1 cup of frozen pineapple chunks 1 cup of milk (The original recipe calls for almond milk, but since not everyone will have that at home, regular milk works just fine.) Any fruit toppings desired Makes 2 servings. Steps: In a blender, pulse…

Restaurant: Glory Days Diner

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Today we went to Glory Days Diner in central Greenwich. Alison had a waffle with blueberries, Megan had chocolate chip pancakes, and both of us had scrambled eggs on the side. Special guest Owen Tedford also came along and had fried eggs, pancakes, toast, bacon, and homefries. Like many…