Freezer-Friendly Everything Bagel Bombs

Freezer-Friendly Everything Bagel Bombs. Cheese, ham, and eggs are stuffed into bagel-ified dough for the perfect reheatable breakfast for busy mornings.  Only 240 calories per serving! | hostthetoast.com

Raise your hand if you don’t have time in the morning before work to make yourself a filling, healthy, and delicious breakfast.

Hello, my fellow sad-excuse-for-breakfast buddies.  I feel your pain.

Freezer-Friendly Everything Bagel Bombs. Cheese, ham, and eggs are stuffed into bagel-ified dough for the perfect reheatable breakfast for busy mornings.  Only 240 calories per serving! | hostthetoast.com

Not to worry, though. What I’m about to tell you will change your breakfast game forever.

You can have ham, egg, and melted cheese stuffed everything bagels for breakfast every morning in just one minute and fifteen seconds, for only 240 calories.  BAM. YOUR MIND=BLOWN, RIGHT?!

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Honey Dijon Chicken Cheesesteaks on Pretzel Rolls

Honey Dijon Chicken Cheesesteaks with Pretzel Rolls. You need to make these ASAP. The pretzel rolls are made with frozen bread and baking soda! | hostthetoast.com

My mom is not a big eater. She is perfectly content having salad for dinner most nights, and she sticks to small portion sizes when she eats anything else. I did not inherit my endless (and frighteningly insatiable) appetite from her.

Honey Dijon Chicken Cheesesteaks with Pretzel Rolls. You need to make these ASAP. The pretzel rolls are made with frozen bread and baking soda! | hostthetoast.com

But sometimes she surprises me, like when I told her that she could have the first taste of these Honey Dijon Chicken Cheesesteaks. I gave the test one to her, and then got excited when she seemed to really like it.  I asked if I could have a bite, and it was like trying to take food from a wild animal. “WHAT? THIS ONE IS MINE!” Okay, Mom. I’ll just back away slowly now and wait for the next batch…

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Avocado, Chickpea, and Feta Fritters

At 1 AM last night, my world came crashing down.  No, that’s not right.  At 1 AM last night, my closet came crashing down.  The shelves that had held my belongings for over a decade just gave up and gave out, and gave me a near-heart attack in the process.

Those shelves were where I stored my favorite cookbooks, as well as bottles of alcohol that remained after using them for cocktail recipes.  After collapsing, most of the bottles broke, which in turn meant my cookbooks and most of my clothes were ruined as well.  My whole room reeks of creme de menthe.  Happy Monday, right?

Avocado, Chickpea, and Feta Fritters.  Creamy, buttery, almost nutty patties, livened up with spices and tangy feta cheese.  These are great on their own or in pitas with tahini sauce! | hostthetoast.com

Just in case you’ve also had a rough start to your week, I’ve decided to put off the last bits of the clean-up process to share a recipe with you that’ll cure a bad case of the Mondays: Avocado, Chickpea, and Feta Fritters.

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Meatball Sliders with Pepperoni-Asiago Buns

Good things come in small packages.  Case and point: Juicy meatballs blanketed in tomato sauce and melted mozzarella, all rested between mini pepperoni and asiago sprinkled buns.

Meatball Sliders with Pepperoni-Asiago Buns.  These mini meatball subs are packed with flavor and perfect for parties!  | hostthetoast.com

When you can fit something so mouth-watering in the palm of your hand, you can’t help but crave it for dinner.  Or lunch.  Or post-lunch-pre-dinner snack.  Or in the middle of the night.  Or as part of a party platter.  Meatball Sliders know no bounds.

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Slow Cooker Sweet Heat Kielbasa Dip

Happy Friday!  Happy Super Bowl Weekend!  Happy birthday to my wonderful hand model / reflector board holder / taste-tester / incredibly patient boyfriend!

Sweet Heat Kielbasa Dip.  Jalapeno, hot sauce, and apricot preserves give this cheesy, meaty dip a ton of flavor!  Just throw it all in the crock pot and serve warm! | hostthetoast.com

Such skill.  Look at the finesse with which James shows off this Slow Cooker Sweet Heat Kielbasa Dip.  Truly a thing of beauty.

I’m not sure if I’m talking about his hand or the dip.  Both?  Probably both.

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