Home Cooking

Breakfast

Ideas for a Brown Bag Breakfast

Share:

Home Cooking 21

Ideas for a Brown Bag Breakfast

RelishPDX | Feb 27, 2012 09:46 PM

I'd appreciate it if I could pick your brains for a moment.

Later this week I'm doing a sleep test, and if they don't find anything remarkable, I'll be held over for a daytime sleep test. Instructions from the clinic say I need to pack breakfast, lunch and snacks to hold me until 4pm, and that I must eat a filling breakfast and lunch so that hunger doesn't skew the results.

Lunch and snacks, no problem. Got those covered with a sandwich I'll make on site plus cheese and crackers. But breakfast? I've never packed a breakfast before, so that's got me a bit stumped. I could just do Cheerios, blueberries and milk, but don't think that'll hold me while I sit there bored all morning.

No deliveries or running out for to-go items are allowed, whatever I eat has to be brought in the night before (has to do with them doing a drug screen upon check-in, and if they allowed visitors or patients to leave during the tests, it could compromise the protocols). Cooking facilities are limited to their fridge and microwave.

The pamphlet I was given suggested bringing in one of those frozen breakfast entrees, but I think I'd rather starve than eat micro'd scrambled eggs. I pretty much enjoy all of the standard breakfast items. French toast came to mind, it's easy to prepare and pack into a container, but would probably end up dry and unappetizing once it's reheated.

What do you think? Thanks in advance for your input.

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound