Category: Breakfast

Mini Sunday Brunch Casseroles

Mini Sunday Brunch Casseroles

Mini Sunday brunch casseroles are such a jam and life savor, especially over holidays. I know it has been a weird year, and most have kids still at home, so these casseroles are fantastic at any time of the year. Sometimes it is hard to…

Meat Lovers Egg Muffins

Meat Lovers Egg Muffins

Meat Lovers Egg Muffins are such an amazing at to feed a crowd. They are also great for meal prep. I am not big on meal prepping. Well, I do pre-pack meat into smaller containers or ziplock bags, sometimes chop vegetables and store my herbs.…

Banana Nut Oat Muffins

Banana Nut Oat Muffins

Banana Nut Oat Muffins are such a great way not only to use up all those ripe bananas but makes such an amazing breakfast as well.

Banana Nut Oat Muffins

Often times when I cannot sleep I tend to bake. I am not a big baker as you all know if you are following me for a longer period of time, but I do like baking these simple baked goodies.

Bread, rolls and these types of goodies like these muffins are my specialties. Oh, I do enjoy the whole process of bread making.

Anyhow, these muffins are just fantastic on days when you just do not know what to serve your kids and no one is eating those bananas.

Banana Nut Oat Muffins

I had that exact problem, so this came really handy for two days. Having everyone home is not as easy as it seems even though I love having my kids all in one place.

That being said, this mama does need a break from time to time. So baking is definitely one great escape for me.

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It is just so relaxing and therapeutic. Just like listening to music, which I do when I bake, so it’s really amazing time for me. Don’t you agree?

Well, my kids really like having warm muffins for breakfast or brunch, and I have feeling your family would too.

Plus you can totally make these together especially if you have a younger crew around you.

Banana Nut Oat Muffins

I remember all the great memories that I created with my children when they were much younger.

To be honest I miss having those moments, even though I love spoiling them often.

Hey, thank you for stopping by my blog. I really hope you guys try these easy and tasty Banana Nut Oat Muffins.

If you do please tag me on Instagram. @sandraseasycooking using hashtag #sandraseasycooking.

Thank you so much for all your love and support.

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Recipe
Breakfast Recipe
Yield: Makes 12

Banana Nut Oat Muffins

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Banana Nut Oat Muffins are easy and tasty breakfast or brunch idea.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4-5 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and lightly butter muffin tins. One large muffin tin or two smaller works just fine.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix then add rolled oats and chopped or crushed walnuts.
  3. Mash bananas with a fork in a small bowl so they still have a bit of texture
  4. Add sugar, melted butter, oil, beaten eggs, and vanilla. Mix well scraping down the sides of the bowl once or twice. You can use an electric mixer but it is not neccecery.
  5. Mix in the dry ingredients just until incorporated, together with oats and nuts.
  6. Spoon the batter into the muffin tins to fill them about halfway. Give them a rap on the counter to get any air bubbles out.
  7. Bake, until a toothpick stuck in the center of muffins, comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before turning the muffins out.
  8. You can keep them in the fridge after they are completely cooled down. Make sure muffins are in the ziplock bag or container with a lid. Wam them up before serving.

Notes

You can add dried fruit or chocolate chips which is amazing in these muffins.

If you do not have oats that ios completely fine. You do not have to panic because they are great without it as well.

If you do not have walnuts you can use any other nut, roasted and unsalted; pecans, almonds, peanuts, etc. It just a great to have extra crunch.

Nutella Rolls

Nutella Rolls

Nutella is an absolute favourite in my family, so I thought making Nutella Rolls would be appropriate as well as appreciated. I cannot say they are not. My family honestly licked two trays clean and asked for more. These rolls are soft, sweet, fluffy and…

Waffle Breakfast Board

Waffle Breakfast Board

Saving the Day with Danone® Products at Publix! This post is sponsored by Danone North America. The opinions and text are all mine. A Waffle Breakfast Board would not be complete without the signature sides of luscious fruits, yogurt, homemade granola, and jam. My family…

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches
Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

I love a good sandwich, especially these amazingly delicious and super easy Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches.

It is a comforting breakfast or you may eat it for brunch. Well, we prep it many times even for dinner. Wouldn’t you agree that sometimes breakfast for dinner hits the spot?

Just the other day before my oldest son, Aleks, went to work I made these sandwiches for him.

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It was a perfect meal to keep him full until lunchtime. He is on the winter break so he is home from college for one more week.

I like spoiling my kids with good homemade food. To be honest, I think I just love feeding people.

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

So, if you into making your own croissant, be my guest and made that buttery pastry. However, you can pretty much get them these days in any grocery store bakery.

I got a boxful of smaller or mini Croissant from Kroger’s brand private selection. They were great for these sandwiches. Additionally, it saves you so much time.

Anyhow, I do have many sandwich recipes so my blog that I know you will love. I must recommend one of my favourites, which is similar to this one just by using bagel.

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Brunch Bagel Sandwich – egg, bacon, cheese, avocado and lettuce.

Saying that I love bagels is an understatement. I really enjoy nice bagels sandwiches and my family is exactly the same.

I know perfectly well that this sandwich is nothing new, but I wanted to have it on my blog as an idea.

You know when you come and search for sandwiches and you see these beauties. You instantly know that you are craving it.

Scramble some eggs, crisp up your bacon in the air fryer, add a few slices of cheese and you got yourself an amazing breakfast meal.

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Recipe
Yield: 1 Serving

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Croissant Sandwiches are a perfect breakfast or brunch meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of hardwood bacon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • Pinch of salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chives, optional
  • 2 oz mild cheddar cheese, or any on hand
  • 2 small croissants or one larger.

Instructions

  1. Place bacon in the air fryer and crip it up for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on your taste, at 360 degrees Fahrenheit. You may also use bacon pre-set temperature on your air fryer. For oven baking: place bacon in the baking pan and bake for about 15 minutes at 350F or until it is crispy to your desire. *If you are baking in the oven, do not toss those drippings. Save them and you may make potatoes or chicken in it. So good!
  2. Meanwhile, make eggs. Crack two eggs in the cup and add salt, pepper and chives which are optional. Mix until the eggs are smooth. Preheat your skillet or frying pan with a dab of butter and at the lower temperature cook eggs. You could make something like an omelette and fold with cheese before adding to your sandwich or you may make scrambled eggs and toss some cheese on top to melt. You have both useful methods below.
  3. Now, open your Croissant just by slicing in half.
  4. Add cheese eggs then slices of bacon on top.
  5. You may heat it all together in the air fryer, microwave or oven for a couple of minutes or until Croissants are softer. Enjoy!

If you are heating sandwich in the air-fryer, use temp of 350F for 3-4 minutes. The time and results will depend on your air fryer.

If you are heating sandwich in the microwave, you will heat it for 20-30 seconds. The time and results will depend on your microwave.

If you are heating sandwich in the oven, you could preheat the oven to 375F, cover sandwiches with alum foil or similar and allow it to get sandwiches heated through for about 5-7 minutes. The time and results will depend on your oven.

Creamy scrambled eggs:

  1. The moment the eggs hit the pan, use a heavy-duty silicone spatula to rapidly swirl in small circles around the pan until the eggs look slightly thickened and very small curds begin to form.
  2. Then try changing from swirling in circles to making long sweeps across the pan so it could cook into larger curds. You may add a bit of shredded cheese on top and before adding in the sandwich.


Cheesy Omelette:

  1. Once the pan is hot, pour in the combined mixture in the pan. Use a heavy-duty silicone spatula to gently move cooked egg in from the edge of the pan to the middle, creating curds.
  2. Slightly tilt a skillet or a pan and rotate to make sure that any uncooked egg fills in any empty spaces that you just pulled in the middle.
  3. When the surface of the egg looks wet but does not jiggle or look too uncooked when the pan is shaken, it is ready for the cheese or any other filling.
  4. Add cheese on one side and fold the omelette in half with a spatula.
  5. Slice in half and you can use one half of the sliced omelette for each sandwich.

Notes

Double or triple the ingredients if you going to make more than one serving. Salt and black pepper technically you will only need a generous pinch of both.

The Best Cinnamon Rolls

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French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HolidayBaking at Publix. All opinions are entirely my own.

French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole is most definitely a staple food to bake during the joyous holiday season at my house.

We use so many amazingly appetizing toppings, and truly love them all. This is such a versatile and satisfying breakfast or brunch dish, which I adore the most.

To be completely clear, we arealways looking forward to a Thanksgiving or Christmas family brunch all yearlong. It might sound a bit strange, but we talk about it often during ourSunday family meals.

As much as we agree and strenuously disagree about foolish things, food brings us together. The saying could not be truer, food does unite people in the most delicious way.

French Toast Casserole

We create beautiful, sweet memories during holidays, especially over a tasty and warm dinner.

We all know that the holidays can be the busiest and stressful time of the year, but it doesn’t have to be.

For example, the exclusive Publix Holiday Baking promotion makes it so very easy to bake all of my personal favorites during the holiday season.

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French Toast Casserole

Much like in my house, you can actually make baking around the festive holidays a fun family event.

Holiday Baking promotion! Much like in my house, you can actually make baking around the festive holidays a fun family event. Thanks to the Publix Holiday Baking event, I can get everything I need… ON SALE

I can always count on Publix,especially during the holidays. The quality of ingredients is constantly onpoint.

coffee

That being said, I picked up Nestlé® Coffee-mate® Creamer to serve with the morning coffee. Also, typical groceries such as eggs, milk, bread, Pyure® Organic Stevia, and Blackberry Patch Syrup to make my delicious French Toast Casserole.

Anna, my lovely daughter, and I prepped this casserole the night before for the easiest brunch ever.

My husband made coffee while the casserole was baking. Daniel, my youngest, set up the table, which was enormously helpful, of course.

The deliciously warm aroma from the kitchen wrapped our heart and soul with joy. We could not wait to dig in and share this yummy meal.

We all heartily wished my oldest boy, Aleks, and his girlfriend was home from college to enjoy our weekend tradition. That is mainly why I am looking forward to Thanksgiving because my ducklings are all home and with me.

Some of the deals I scored at Publix during the event are:

  • $4.49 Blackberry Patch Syrup (8–12-oz your choice)
  • $2 off any 1 Pyure Organic Stevia (any size)
  • $1 off any 2 Nestlé Coffee-mate Creamer (16-oz) (refrigerated) or Nestlé natural bliss creamer (16-oz) (refrigerated) (mix or match)

If you make this tasty and unbelievably easy French Toast Casserole, please tag me on Instagram. @sandraseasycooking.

French Toast Casserole
French Toast Casserole
Yield: Serves 8

French Toast Casserole

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Chill Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

An easy and tasty way to enjoy stress-free holidays.

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French or other crusty bread 14-16 ounces, day or three-day-old bread
  • 8 large eggs
  • 240 ml (8oz) heavy whipped cream
  • 240 ml (8oz) whole milk
  • 65g (1/2 cup) Pyure Organic Stevia= 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter

Cinnamon Apples

  • 2 lbs Apples (Honeycrisp), peel and core
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup Pyure Organic Stevia= 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Topping options

  • Blackberry Patch Syrup
  • Fresh Blackberries or any other fruit
  • Powdered sugar
  • Maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Slice bread into half lengthwise slices, if necessary, or slice French bread into slices, 1-inch each.
  2. Using a larger baking pan with deeper sides, butter well with on the bottom and the sides.
  3. Mix the eggs, heavy cream, sugar, pinch of salt, cinnamon.
  4. Dip each slice of the toast into the French toast mixture, then arrange slices in a generously buttered 9 by 13-inch flat baking dish in 2 rows, overlapping the slices. You may use two smaller pans as well.
  5. Pour the rest of the mixture over the bread slices, making sure all are covered pretty evenly with the creamy mixture. Cover with foil or plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours to Overnight.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes at 350F. After 40 minutes, add cinnamon apple over the casserole and bake uncovered for additional 20 minutes.
  8. Drizzle French Toast Casserole with Blackberry Patch Syrup, garnish with some fresh fruit such as blackberries, and dust with a generous amount of powdered sugar, if desired.

HOW TO MAKE CINNAMON APPLES:

  1. Peel apples, core, and dice. It doesn't have to be small chunks.
  2. Add sugar and cinnamon and cook on low medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until the apples are your desired tenderness. You do not want mushy apple sauce so just make them until they are tender but still hold their shape.
  3. Take off the heat and set aside until ready to be used.

Notes

You may use any bread that you wish to use. The best one is French toast or pre-sliced cinnamon bread
for example.

I used cinnamon gourmet toast for this recipe, however, any a day or three days old bread would
work perfectly. It just tastes so much better when the bread is a bit stale.

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