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3 Napa Valley Bed and Breakfasts to check out this wine season

If it's great wine, scenic beauty and absolute luxury you seek for your next vacation, you cannot go wrong with Napa Valley. With 400 wineries, high-end resorts, cozy bed and breakfasts, upscale modern hotels, hot air ballooning, wine tasting, farmer's markets and even golf to boot, it truly is one of the best holiday destinations. Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, Oakville & Rutherford, Yountville, and American Canyon are some of the towns in the valley and each has its own attractions. Calistoga is famous for its hot springs and mud baths; St. Helena is the picturesque one fine-tuned for the shopper in you; Oakville & Rutherford have some of the best Cabernet & Chardonnay wines in Napa Valley; Yountville is for the culinary fiend; Napa has some great night life and American Canyon is family friendly.A great place to just relax and simply soak in the culture, Napa valley is best enjoyed from the fine Bed and Breakfasts that pepper the locale. Whether its old world charm you seek or modern architecture that does it for you, there is something for every taste.Herere three B&Bs that are worth every penny you've saved up for a vacation.Embrace Calistoga, 1139 Lincoln AvenuRead More

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Easy to make breakfast recipes

Breakfast is regarded as the most important meal of the day. Recipes range from a variety of bagels to fresh fruit, cold cereal, oatmeal, pancakes, bacon, scrambled eggs, donuts and even leftover pizza among the top foods consumed daily. Most recipes are quick and easy to make requiring minimum efforts. Egg is the all-time favorite, be it scrambled, fried, boiled or just your hale hearty omelette.Here is a list of egg breakfast recipes which can be made in a matter of minutes.Scrambled eggs: Perhaps the easiest to make, a couple of jumbo eggs whipped nicely with little milk, salt and pepper to taste finally sautéed and tossed in butter. At the most you will be investing about five minutes to make this simple recipe, to be served with toast.Eggs in a mug: Tired of scrambling eggs in a pan, try a cup. With cheese added to the classic recipe, just whip all the ingredients in a cup and put in the microwave for about 40 seconds and stir once to form the scramble and then leave it for over half a minute. No messy pans and bowls to clean after enjoying a hearty breakfast, easy to make in a couple of minutes.French toast: There cannot be a better way of combining bread, milk and eggs thRead More

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Healthy breakfast options for you

Food, clothing, and shelter are the three essentials of life. Food forms the top priority. We consume food to get energy. This energy keeps us alive and going. We cannot work hard to buy clothes and shelter without food. We must eat three important meals a day. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is the first meal we have. Our body is at rest when we are asleep. We eat breakfast after a gap of 8 hours. So, we are fasting for a long time. Thus, the term "Break-fast". Skipping breakfast can lead to drowsiness and low metabolism. Children and adults alike should eat a healthy breakfast. Here are some tips for a quick and healthy breakfast.EggsThe most-loved breakfast item are eggs. You can hone your culinary skills with eggs. You can boil eggs, either hard or soft boiled. You can poach them. Scrambled eggs are another delicious option. An omelet on the platter looks yummy. You can innovate the toppings with jalapenos, tomatoes, and bell peppers. Sprinkling cheese like cheddar or mozzarella enhances the taste. It is a robust filling for yummy sandwiches too. Eggs are high in protein and provide extra energy. This will help you get going for Read More

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Quick and easy breakfast recipes

Want to whip up a quick breakfast, but not sure as to what to make? Here are a few quick and easy breakfast ideas that can be made under ten minutes.Cheesy mushroom scrambled eggs: Eggs are the easiest and quickest breakfast dish to make. However, add a couple of nice mushroom slices and top the scramble off with your favorite choice of cheese and you are good to go. Use spices of your choice and play with the recipe to find out which flavors excite your taste buds. Eggs in muffin cups: Bored with scrambled and your everyday omelet? Make eggs in a muffin cup. Crack open a few jumbo eggs in muffin cups, season with some salt and spices of your choice and just put them in the oven for a couple of minutes to enjoy this blissful half fry.Banana blueberry pancakes: Pancakes are easy to make, don't need a lot of time, and can be made with minimal ingredients. You can use store-bought pancake mix or make your own if you have the time. Just incorporate a few of your favorite berries in the pancake mix to give it that nice sweet flavor, with a couple of banana rings sliced and top it off with maple syrup. Corn flakes coated French toast sticks: French toast is simple to make, but what aboutRead More

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Easy to make breakfast recipes in minutes

Some cook occasionally, others professionally. But there are people, who might be just starting out and need a recipe which can be made with minimal use of ingredients and preparation for that matter. By making the best use of everyday ingredients and leftovers from your refrigerator, here are a few easy recipes ranging from breakfast ideas.They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But many people tend to skip out on breakfast, simply because they don't have the time to make something or prefer buying a couple of bagels to have on the go. Using a couple of ingredients and not a lot of your time, here are a few breakfast ideas to whip up in a matter of minutes which doesn't necessarily cut into your packed morning schedule.Classic oats: Oatmeal power bowl, made with mashed bananas, oats and almond milk with a variety of toppings of your choice. Simply mix everything in a bowl and you are ready to go with this health power breakfast.Toast with a twist: Have some bread and avocados left over? Substitute butter for this rather unusual combination with a thick layer of avocado seasoned with a couple of spices. It may not be your everyday buttered toast with eggs and milkRead More