So I’ve been missing in action!  Things happened…and then more things happened!  Sad things!  Things that are still a bit hard for me to talk about because they are still so fresh.  You see my grandmother, the lady that was a huge part of my life growing up, passed away last week.  Things happened overnight it seems.  She went from the full steam ahead stubborn lady I knew to a lady I didn’t even recognize laying in the hospital.  It’s amazing how life works and how you get so busy in your life that you forget to stop and say “I Love You” on random times and days to those important in your life.  I’m guilty of it!  My goal is to get better.  Too bad it took this happening to realize that.  I loved my grandmother more than words and I will miss her greatly.  BUT I am happy I have so many memories of her fresh in my head like they happened yesterday.  I speak of her a lot in the my upcoming cookbook I wrote, which you’ll hopefully see in early October.  Like the hot summer days sitting in her kitchen eating cantaloupe.  Or the peach ice cream we used to make every summer in the old fashion ice cream maker.  And even her non-Paleo Southern biscuits that I loved as a child!  So much!  I’m tucking those memories deep in my mind and heart to cherish forever.  She was more of an influence in my life than I think she knew….

With that being said I wasn’t able to get in the kitchen to cook so I’m cheating a little with this recipe.  This was my breakfast but it was good so I thought why not share it?!  Don’t judge, just love that I thought of you long enough to snap this photo before completely eating it all.  And now you have a recipe and hopefully a new dish to try one spring morning…since it is spring even though the weather doesn’t seem to agree in my neck of the woods.

Another thing, I wasn’t able to attend PaleoFX which was sad but it was amazing to see pictures and see recaps from some of the fellow Paleo Bloggers out there.  There is always next year….

One last note, stop and breath every now and then and take in what is around you.  Especially those that mean so much to you.  Because unfortunately you never know what tomorrow will bring.  With that being said…..thank you to all of you out there who support this little creative outlet of mine and read my rambling words. I “heart” you guys!



Spring Breakfast Bowl

This bowl is a mix of several yummy things thrown into a bowl to create a delicious breakfast meal.

2 pastured eggs, scrambled

2 slices of nitrite-free bacon, cooked

1 cup spinach, chopped

1/2 a bunch asparagus, bottom of steam removed and chopped into pieces.

1/2 small avocado, skin removed and interior cubed into pieces


Prepare eggs and bacon.

To make spinach and asparagus saute: In a skillet over medium-high heat add 1 to 2 teaspoons of bacon grease from cooking bacon slices.  Then add chopped spinach and asparagus pieces and saute until spinach is wilted down and asparagus is tender.  About 2 to 3 minutes.

To make a delicious breakfast bowl: Add scrambled eggs, spinach asparagus saute, bacon (crumbled if you like), and avocado dices to a bowl and enjoy!


Easy dish in a matter of minutes to fuel your day!  What could be better?

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10 Responses to Spring Breakfast Bowl

  1. Heather….I’m so sorry for your loss. I know just how special grandmas are…mine was so wonderful and I miss her greatly everyday. But, like you, I will alway cherish our memories together. I’m thinking about you and sending positive thoughts your way….

  2. I am so sorry for the loss of your dear grandmother. I still miss mine greatly, but even thinking about her makes me smile and tons of happy memories flash through my head.

    I actually think this breakfast bowl is a great thing to share. :-)

    Hugs to you!

  3. Skirlie says:

    I’m a brand new subscriber to your beautiful blog, and just wanted to say Thank You for such a touching post. I am so sorry for your loss, and pray that your memories of your grandmother will only grow fonder with time.

    May God bless you, and yours.

  4. Diane says:

    Hey! It’s still a recipe! A yummy looking one, at that! Thank you for sharing! You do a lot of good with your blog. Everyone deserves some time when sad things happen. We will all still be here.

  5. Cathleen says:

    So sorry your grandmother passed away.
    Your recipe looks delish!
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. maureen says:

    I work in an Alzheimer’s home, and in the last month we have lost 6 precious people. Being there has reminded me how very precious life is. A disease, and a last breath, can come at any moment. I know that amazing revelations come from hard situations….keep pressing on… strong…..feel much…..light up a room. Everything in life has specific purpose and detail to grow us. There is purpose in the hard times……..and sometimes, I just don’t like it! :)

  7. Sheryl Berndt says:

    I made this for lunch today, and it was wonderful! I love your website and always look forward to new recipes! Thank you for sharing.

  8. jill says:

    Hi, love your recipes…can I ask your thoughts on what I ought to do if have no access to organic or hormone-free? Its simply not an option (at all)….just do what I can and buy the regular old stuff anyway?

  9. MDelicious says:

    Hi Jill!
    Have you heard of US Wellness Meats? I used to order from them when I lived in Florida because I also had limited access to organic or hormone free meats. I would check them out. They ship right to your door in 2-days and the meats are frozen. Great stuff and would highly recommend. If you press on the button to the side of the blog it will take you to their site. As far as produce, I would try searching for local farms near your home by using this site:

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