Leftover Mashed Potato Waffles

So during the holidays, you made a huge batch of mashed potatoes… what to do with the leftover? We make waffles with them! Yum! The ingredients needed are probably already in your pantry. Just add eggs, flour, scallions, bacon bits, cheese, and garlic powder. You can also add any of your favorite breakfast companions like sausages, hotdogs, or ham. Or if you’re not up for the meat, you can add vegetables you would likely put in an omelette. Fun and easy to make!

Makes 4 waffles


2 heaping scoops of leftover mashed potatoes

2 eggs

1/2 c flour

1/2 c cheddar cheese, shredded

bacon bits

scallions, chopped

1 tsp garlic powder

salt and pepper


Mix all ingredients in a bowl.

cook in waffle griddle

serve with cream cheese or sour cream sprinkle with scallions

*leftover waffles can be frozen up to 1 month. Reheat in the microwave or in the toaster over.

Avocado Toast

Rania recently discovered the yummy goodness of avocado toast. I find buying avocados like a game of chance: you have to be lucky to be able to get really good avocados here in Manila. Its always different each time, and they are not cheap either. Sometimes the seed is big, sometimes the meat is bitter, sometimes they look perfect on the outside but are bruised inside. So its like a lucky day when you actually chance upon the perfect ones. In my avocado toast recipe, I like using sourdough bread. I grill it on an iron skillet with olive oil. And the secret ingredient I use in my avocado mixture is the Lemon essential oil or lemon zest if you don’t have the oil. I’ve been using food grade and pure essential oil a lot in my cooking and I only get it from DoTerra. I also put pressed garlic or garlic powder for flavor. and chili flakes for a kick. Hope you like this recipe. Please leave a comment on how you like your avocado toast.

Makes 3 servings


2 Avocados

1 tbsp Olive and more for grilling bread

1 clove garlic, pressed

2 drops lemon oil, DoTerra/ Lemon zest

Salt and pepper

3 slices Sourdough bread

3 fried eggs

red pepper flakes


Pre heat cast iron skillet.

Brush bread with olive oil, grill until crispy

Meanwhile, cut avocado open and scoop out the meat and place it in a bowl.

Add olive oil, garlic, Lemon oil (Lemon zest), season with salt and pepper.

To assemble- on toast, put a heaping spoon of the avocado mixture and top with egg.

Sprinkle red pepper flakes and pepper.