Tag: Brunch

FRUIT AND NUT OATMEAL SCONES

FRUIT AND NUT OATMEAL SCONES

These tender, buttery scones are full of oats, cranberries, and pecans, and then drizzled with a rich, vanilla glaze.  They are a delicious grab and go breakfast to start the morning off the right way. Great to serve with coffee in the morning or with Read More..

BROCCOLI AND CHEESE EGG MUFFINS

BROCCOLI AND CHEESE EGG MUFFINS

This is a quick and easy breakfast recipe that is a healthy grab-and-go weekday breakfast or even a light lunch.   It was always difficult to grab a healthy breakfast at home before leaving for the day.  I hated feeding my family cold cereal, instant oatmeal, Read More..

PUMPKIN PIE SMOOTHIE

PUMPKIN PIE SMOOTHIE

A smoothie recipe is a delicious way to power you through the morning.  It is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins, full of fiber, and high in protein.  It’s like a yummy, perfect food served in a glass. Okay, I must admit that I am fully Read More..

FRENCH-STYLE SCRAMBLED EGGS

FRENCH-STYLE SCRAMBLED EGGS

French-Style scrambled eggs are a breakfast classic.  The key to this dish is to cook the well-whipped eggs low and slow, stirring constantly until creamy with small, soft curds. You’re probably thinking, “Who can’t make scrambled eggs?”  And you would be right…somewhat.   Let’s discuss the Read More..

HOMEMADE CHERRY VANILLA GRANOLA

HOMEMADE CHERRY VANILLA GRANOLA

This easy breakfast recipe is not too sweet, has just the right amount of crunch and chewy texture, and subtly spiced with cinnamon and vanilla.  Serve it as a cereal with milk, or as a topping for yogurt. It’s also sublime sprinkled over ice cream Read More..

STRAWBERRY AND CREAM CREPES

STRAWBERRY AND CREAM CREPES

Up your brunch game with this decadent brunch recipe.  This dish is easy, once you get the hang of making the crepes.  Crepes make a rich, filling brunch dish, stuffed with a creamy, sweet filling and juicy strawberries.  They also make a great dessert. This Read More..

MONTE CRISTO SANDWICH

MONTE CRISTO SANDWICH

This breakfast sandwich recipe is the perfect blend of savory and sweet.  Ham, cheese, jelly, and powdered sugar make for the most delicious brunch dish.  People either love it or hate it. I, for one, adore this delicious treat. If you can make a grilled Read More..

SUPER MOIST LEMON LOAF

SUPER MOIST LEMON LOAF

This is a quick and easy lemon quick bread that is moist and intensely flavorful.  This lemon loaf is perfect for breakfast, brunch, a snack, or as a dessert. I love having a fresh lemon loaf in the oven when family or friends visit.  The Read More..

CLASSIC SAUSAGE GRAVY

CLASSIC SAUSAGE GRAVY

This is an easy recipe for an old Southern classic.  The ultimate comfort food, this creamy, hearty, sausage gravy is a perfect start to any day. Creamy white, sausage gravy was a delicacy that I did not discover until I moved South.  I have to Read More..

ASPARAGUS GOAT CHEESE TART

ASPARAGUS GOAT CHEESE TART

This easy recipe for elegant goat cheese and asparagus tart is perfect as an appetizer, for brunch, or as a light lunch. The tangy goat cheese, enriched with eggs and flavored with shallots, thyme, and garlic, makes for a creamy, luscious bed for the fresh Read More..

ITALIAN CHOPPED SALAD-LA SCALA STYLE

ITALIAN CHOPPED SALAD-LA SCALA STYLE

This delicious salad is my take on the iconic Leon salad served at LaScala’s restaurant in Beverly Hills.  While on a business trip to Newport Beach, I had to make a pilgrimage to the LaScala Boutique restaurant and have one for myself.  All I can Read More..

LEMON VANILLA BEAN SCONES

LEMON VANILLA BEAN SCONES

Can you go into a coffee shop and just get a coffee?  I can’t. I want something small and sweet to go along with the coffee.  It is a treat that I look forward to. The problem is that I am usually disappointed.  Either the Read More..

STRAWBERRIES ROMANOFF

STRAWBERRIES ROMANOFF

Cool and creamy.  Lightly sweet and wonderfully fruity.  This easy dish is a refreshing dessert or an elegant addition to brunch.  The best part is that it only looks fancy. I first had this amazing dish at La Madeline’s French Bakery and Cafe in Houston, Read More..