In an effort to save my waist-line, my low-chemical intentions, my time, gas and the environment, I have been working on home alternatives.
Alternatives Considered: Make my own white flour buttery biscuit, make my own whole wheat not-so-buttery biscuit, homemade bread, bought bread, homemade bagels, bought bagels, homemade english muffins, bought english muffins
Current Favorite: Thomas' Hearty Grains 100% Whole Wheat English Muffin
Folded Sheet of Egg?
Alternatives Considered: Omelette, Fried Egg (with and without draining yolk), "Scrambled Pattie", Microwaved, Microwave Poached, Classic Poached, Steam Poached
Current Favorite: Steam Poached Organic Eggs
Alternatives Considered: Slice Cheddar, Brick Cheddar hand-shredded and tossed with cornstarch, Pre-shredded Cheddar, Organic pre-shredded Cheddar
Current Favorite: Organic Pre-shredded Cheddar
Processed Pork Sausage Pattie
Alternatives Considered: Bought Processed Pork pattie, natural pork links, natural pork pattied, bought turkey patties, homemade turkey patties
Current Favorite: Homemade Turkey Patties, Baked
Then my mom, knowing both my love for the Egg Sandwich & My love for all gadgets, kitchen or not, raised the bar. She got me a toaster that also steam-poaches or hard-boils eggs & warms pre-cooked breakfast meat.
I'm not gonna say that this keeps me from McDonalds entirely, but it makes it a lot easier to only go there on Grocery day when I'm already in town, provided i get my but moving early enough to be ready to shop and in town during breakfast hours.