New beginnings (and an egg sandwich with a twist)

Spring flowers are pushing through the earth. The leaves on trees are beginning to bloom. Ducks at the pond are pairing up, birds have returned to nest and bunnies are playfully running around.

Springtime is here! And, one long-standing symbol of new beginnings and the renewal of life is The Egg.

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But before we talk about eggs – and a unique twist on an egg sandwich – I want to share a photo of the first gift Greg gave me about two years ago on Easter:

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Look at that beautiful, colorful bowl of pansies! 🥰

Fast forward and the last gift Greg gave me was this:

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It’s been a crazy past month. Chaotic. Unprecedented. Things were moving along fine and then WHAM!!! The Coronavirus pandemic is upon us.

But, there’s hope. Neighbors are looking after neighbors. People with sewing machines are making and sharing face masks. Billions of dollars have been donated to help find and develop a vaccine. And, once again, nature is presenting us with new beginnings 😊

When I started writing this post, I thought I would share one or two deserving-of-Easter-brunch type egg recipes. Instead, I’ve been pulled in a different direction.

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What you see here is a photo of Greg’s recent eggs over-easy and peanut butter sandwich. If you’re like me, you might be thinking eggs and peanut butter are an odd combination?

The story behind this sandwich is that during his college days in the late 70’s, Greg went to Grand Junction to visit his buddy Scott, who was attending Mesa State College. Scott, a college kid with limited resources at the time, came up with this sandwich when all he had left for food was bread, peanut butter and eggs.

I love the simplicity of this sandwich and the story behind it. It’s humble and straightforward. It’s plenty. It represents that no matter how depleted the cupboards (or the grocery store shelves), we can always be brave and try something new.

So, without further ado, here is Greg’s (and his buddy Scott’s!) recipe:

Eggs Over-Easy & Peanut Butter Sandwich

2 slices of bread

Peanut butter, spread thin (or to your liking) on one or both slices of bread

Two eggs over-easy or prepared to your liking; salt and pepper as desired

Carefully and methodically (those are my words 😆) assemble the ingredients above into a sandwich and enjoy! Voila!

Happy Passover and Happy Easter to my religious friends! And, cheers for springtime and new beginnings to everyone!  Stay safe 😊

Feel free to share in the comments section your favorite way to prepare eggs . . .  or, your favorite recipes for using hard boiled eggs?

And, I’m just sharing the following quote because it inspires me:

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin. — Tony Robbins

Thanks and gratitude go to our healthcare professionals, grocery store workers and all other essential service workers for being on the front line now and always. 💕

As always, thank you for stopping by to read my blog! If you aren’t already, please follow me if you like.

2 comments

  1. My childhood favorite was Oscar Mayer Braunschweiger, Miracle Whip and sweet pickles on wheat bread. White Wonderbread could have been an option although my mommy insisted on a healthy meal!

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