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Breakfast/Brunch

Energize Your Mornings

They’re not kidding when they say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fact, the earlier you have your morning meal, the better fuelled you’ll be for the rest of the day. After all, you need your energy early on and simply having a cup of coffee isn’t going to do that! There’re so many different ways you can make your breakfast time more fun and creative. It doesn’t always have to be cereal and orange juice, or toast with eggs sunny side up. Why not put in an additional few minutes into the prep and treat yourself to something unique and absolutely delicious every now and then?

With our breakfast recipes available online, your mornings just got a lot better! Steering away from the conventional breakfast items, we provide recipes for lots of unique and creative dishes to get your day started. In the mood for some Brioche French Toast? Want to try out Crispy, Creamy Egg Boats? You’ve come to the right place!

Vanilla Blueberry Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

Vanilla Blueberry Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

This easy vanilla blueberry chia seed breakfast pudding is a healthy and delicious way to start your morning.  Loaded with tons of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, this pudding will keep you satisfied all morning long. I never embraced the chia seed bandwagon a few Read More..

Glazed Cinnamon Apple Fritters

Glazed Cinnamon Apple Fritters

Who can resist a sweet, deep-fried donut that’s full of apples and cinnamon and covered in a vanilla glaze?  These glazed cinnamon apple fritters are a luscious Fall treat that you can make in less than 30 minutes!   Warm fritters make for an outstanding breakfast Read More..

Banana Walnut Breakfast Cookies

Banana Walnut Breakfast Cookies

Why not start the day off with cookies?  My banana walnut breakfast cookies have everything your body needs for a healthy start to the day – bananas, oats, nuts, and no refined sugar!  These soft, delicious cookies make for a quick grab-and-go breakfast, post-workout snack, Read More..

Russian Breakfast Cheesecakes (Syrniki)

Russian Breakfast Cheesecakes (Syrniki)

Who doesn’t like a dessert for breakfast?  Now you can and without the guilt.  This Russian Breakfast Casserole also known as Syrniki (seer-nee-kee) is pillowy, subtly sweet, and delicious with fresh fruit and coffee.  It’s a perfect dish for breakfast or brunch.  In Russia, it is Read More..

Bakery-Style Almond Muffins

Bakery-Style Almond Muffins

These Bakery-Style Almond Muffins are light and tender, with a sweet amaretto glaze and crunchy almond topping.  They are so delicious, you’ll forget all about buying them at the coffee shop. Homemade muffins feel so luxurious on a weekend morning.  They’re ready in less than Read More..

PATRIOTIC PANCAKES

PATRIOTIC PANCAKES

Kick-off your 4th of July with a plate of red, white, and blue Patriotic Pancakes!  Topped with French Chantilly cream and fresh berries, these pancakes are a fun and delicious way to start the holiday off right. I like to start the party early and Read More..

FRESH STRAWBERRY CLAFOUTIS

FRESH STRAWBERRY CLAFOUTIS

Some vintage desserts are too delicious to allow them to fall into obscurity and this Fresh Strawberry Clafoutis is one of them.  Fresh berries are baked in a silky, velvety, almond-scented custard and then dusted with powdered sugar. It makes a homey, tasty dessert or Read More..

EASY CINNAMON ROLLS

EASY CINNAMON ROLLS

Is there anything more comforting and homey than waking up to the smell of homemade cinnamon rolls?  No, but they are too labor-intensive and take too long?  Not anymore.  These easy cinnamon rolls make it simple enough to whip up warm cinnamon rolls for your Read More..

BODEGA STYLE EGG SANDWICH

BODEGA STYLE EGG SANDWICH

If you’ve never had the pleasure of grabbing a quick breakfast at the corner bodega on your way to work, then you have NO IDEA what you’re missing. One of my favorite morning rituals was stopping to buy a breakfast sandwich from Mr. Hadid at Read More..

PEACH PIE SMOOTHIE

PEACH PIE SMOOTHIE

Is there anything better than a breakfast that tastes like dessert and is still healthy?  This peach pie smoothie has all the flavors of a peach pie, minus the sugar and the crust.  Why not make one for Mom on her special day? I love Read More..

LEMON BLUEBERRY BAVARIAN PANCAKES

LEMON BLUEBERRY BAVARIAN PANCAKES

Perfect as part of your Easter brunch or as a sweet finish to your holiday meal, these lemon blueberry Bavarian pancakes are impressive and delicious. The pancakes are thin and eggy, then filled with a lemony, fluffy Bavarian cream, folded into quarters, and garnished with Read More..

EASY CORN DOG MUFFINS

EASY CORN DOG MUFFINS

A healthier take on everyone’s favorite amusement park or fair treat, these Easy Corn Dog Muffins make a quick, yet fun brunch, lunch, game day appetizer, or even a quick weeknight dinner. Who doesn’t love a corn dog?  There’s something gratifying about eating food off Read More..

FRUIT AND HONEY IRISH OATMEAL

FRUIT AND HONEY IRISH OATMEAL

There is something very comforting about a bowl of hot, creamy cereal with a bevy of toppings.  This recipe for fruit and honey Irish oatmeal is a healthy, easy, and delicious way to start any morning…especially St. Patrick’s Day.  Start the day in a healthy Read More..

Chef Rachel’s French Toast

Chef Rachel’s French Toast

If you watch Bravo’s ‘Below Deck’ reality show, then you will understand the reverence that I have for Chef Rachel’s French Toast.  It’s the most luscious, decadent, and silky French toast that you will ever eat.  And, surprisingly easy. The custard dipped brioche becomes subtly Read More..

BANANA BREAD WAFFLES

BANANA BREAD WAFFLES

All the favors of your favorite banana bread in a waffle.  Start your day off with a sweet treat and celebrate National Banana BreadDay with these waffles.  They are full of banana flavor, tangy from the buttermilk, and kissed with a hint of brown sugar Read More..