I'm a firm believer that birthdays are made to be celebrated for at least a week or two.
So to continue the theme, Mike asked what I'd like for breakfast. The cold, snowy weather seemed to call for banana nut bread. He whipped up this delicious recipe for Extreme Banana Nut Bread from AllRecipes.Com - with the following modifications:
He halved the recipe, then reduced the sugar by half again, so he could add M&Ms left over from Halloween. They gave the bread a confetti appearance - fun for a birthday breakfast! Also, instead of all-purpose flower, he used Gold Medal's "Better For Bread" flower, which is finer in texture (and also makes great homemade pizza crust and noodles).
Top it with some Earth Balance or butter, and you have yourself a cozy, tasty breakfast with a festive feel.