Tag: BRUNCH

Herbed Stuffing Sausage Casserole

Herbed Stuffing Sausage Casserole

A family gathering or holidays would not be the same without a delicious breakfast casserole, just like this Herbed Stuffing Sausage Casserole. They are a staple of my house, and I hope it will become a staple of yours as well. This is easy, tasty read more

French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

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

Chaffles – Low Carb Keto Waffles

Chaffles – Low Carb Keto Waffles

Chaffles - Low Carb Keto Waffles

If you are following a low carb lifestyle, then you probably heard of or made these yummy keto-approved waffles.

What are Chaffles-Low Carb Keto Waffles?

I know, by the name you would never tell what it is. I have no idea who gave the name. So Chaffles are waffles made with only shredded cheese and eggs.

You can add different herbs to enchant the flavor, but that is pretty much it. For the best results, I would have to suggest shredding the cheese yourself.

Chaffles - Low Carb Keto Waffles

You will still have marvelous waffles using pre-shredded cheese, but if you do it yourself it is honestly so much better.

I love making these when I am craving a good sandwich, or when I want to pack my kids a low carb lunch. Above all, they are just so tasty and easy to make, plus you only need 2 ingredients which most of us have in our fridge.

It is so easy to upgrade them like add a bit of almond flour, dash of sugar and vanilla to create a tasty low carb sweet waffles.

Although I prefer these savory over sweet because I’ve seen them and I really do not like the idea.

With that being said I have been testing other keto recipes that are full proof and absolutely amazing. I just don’t know which one to post, chocolate or regular. Ahh! Sweet decisions.

I used my regular size waffle maker, which is just fine. I believe any waffle maker would do. My kids really loved these and my husband asked for more.

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Well, what’s not to like right? As my daughter, Anna, would say, it is a cheesy omelet made in a waffle form. Oh, and so delightful that I am so sure that you guys going to love.

So this is pretty basic keto breakfast or brunch. Bacon, eggs, and cheese. I should’ve made a few sunny side eggs ’cause I would love it with this. However, this was absolutely perfect.

I served it with some sour cream and just for the presentation, I added crumbles of feta cheese. It just looked like it belonged there.

Wouldn’t you agree? I just loved this plate so much. It hit the spot!

Did you guys ever make Chaffles? Please share it with me in the comments.

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Chaffles - Low Carb Keto Waffles
Yield: 2 Servings

Chaffles - Low Carb Keto Waffles

Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

the easiest waffles ever with only 2 ingredients needed, everything else is optional.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, mixed
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 56g (2oz) Mozzarella Cheese shredded
  • 56g (2oz) Cheddar Cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Mix eggs, then add dried parsley and ground black pepper.
  2. Shred cheese and add to the eggs, mix well.
  3. Add egg and cheese mixture on to preheated waffle iron and close it.
  4. Depending on your waffle maker, wait until the light turns on.
  5. My waffle maker makes 4 square regular waffles at the time, which in this case is 2 servings.

Notes

You may use any cheese that you prefer. I enjoy this combo, but you can definitely test and see which one you like the best.

PB2 Gluten-Free Chocolate Waffles

PB2 Gluten-Free Chocolate Waffles

These PB2 Gluten-free Chocolate Waffles are an absolute delight. I genuinely love having a protein-packed breakfast or brunch almost every single day, and I must say, these were not disappointing at all. Above all, I heartily enjoyed a plateful of these with my regular coffee read more

Fluffy Cream Cheese Blueberry Pancakes

Fluffy Cream Cheese Blueberry Pancakes

School is in a full session for over two months now, so these delicious and Fluffy Cream Cheese Blueberry Pancakes make an appearance on our table quite often. We are almost at the Fall break, but temperatures are not getting any better. We are still read more

Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins

Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins

Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins

These tasty, moist and beautiful Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins are absolutely amazing for breakfast, brunch or dessert.

We were quite impressed by the gluten-free all-purpose flour and the way these muffins turned out. Yes, my family tried to eat gluten-free most of the time if we are not doing keto.

I am not saying that pizza or regular pasta never finds its way to our bellies but you know what I mean?! Gluten-free makes us feel better inside and out.

Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins

These tasty muffins are measured, tested and retested so you can make them without any issues. Seriously, you guys they are super easy.

So, if you have any ripe bananas that should be used just to make these yummy muffins. Also, I wrote in the notes alternative options.

No, you do not have to use gluten-free four or lactose-free milk, or nuts in that matter, just use what you have. All-purpose flour, regular sugar or whole milk and butter would do exactly the same purpose.

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Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins

You can even shred some zucchini and carrots and use soaked raisins. Oh, possibilities are really endless when you start to play with recipes. Sometimes it works, and hey from time to time it just does not.

These are just wonderful with a cup of tea or coffee. I do not breakfast eater but these hit the spot every time I snack on it with my afternoon coffee.

If you try Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins or any other recipe from my blog, please tag me on INSTAGRAM. @sandraseasycooking #sandraseasycooking Thank you in advance!

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Make sure BANANAS are ripe because they are so much better. Peel and mash with the back of the fork. Also, they keep muffins moist as well.

If you have any other substitute for an egg then our ar more than welcome to use it. I love adding eggs into my banana bread or muffins. Coconut oil, lactose-free milk because we use that milk.

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I believe it is really important to measure ingredients for baking. So invest in a good scale. I have a cup scale and I am in love with it. I have similar, so I am linking it from my amazon shop.

Measuring Cup Scale with LCD Display Kitchen Jug Digital Food Liquid Measure Containers Tools

Like I said in the recipe, you may use any type of nuts. I used almonds that I crushed in my blender. Walnuts are wonderful as well as pecans.

If you have nut allergies than skip it and maybe use dried fruit soaked in hot water or liqueur. However, it is not necessary. You can also add some chopped apples.

muffins

Yes, you can make 12 smaller or regular size muffins or perhaps a loaf although you will have to watch on how long you have to bake it. Probably lower temperature at 350F for 45 minutes.

The warm and tasty aroma while they are baking. Well, I have a feeling you guys going to love it.

baked muffins
muffins

I would suggest to let these cool completely, about 30 to 45 minutes eating. Okay, I know you want to eat them right away but you will just make them mushy so wait for the best results.

Check out the full recipe below. Happy Baking!

Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins
Yield: 6 jumbo or 12 Regular

Gluten-Free Banana Cocoa Muffins

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 150-160g GF all-purpose flour
  • 7g cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 60g sugar (5-6 tablespoons), I used Truvia sweetener
  • Dash of salt (1/8 teaspoon)
  • 85g Nuts (3 oz); almond, walnuts, pecans, cashews, etc.

WET INGREDIENTS

  • 400-500g ripe bananas (14-16 ounces), mash
  • 5 tablespoon coconut oil (67-70g)
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2-3 tablespoons Lactose-free whole milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (190°C)
  2. Measure and prep everything. I mesh bananas and add wet ingredients to bananas right after measuring dry ingredients.
  3. Add wet to dry mixture and combine it together. Lastly, add some type of nuts. You do not have to but it tastes really good. Also, you may add chocolate chips instead. I used crushed almonds but you may use walnuts, pecans or any other on hand. READ NOTES
  4. Now grease a bit muffin cups and add 3/4 of the muffin cup with the batter. Never add all the way to the edge because it will go over so just fill 3/4 and allow these muffins to rise while baking.
  5. Bake at the PREHEATED oven. You know your oven the best, you can bake it at 400F or 375F,, between 22 and 25 minutes. IF the muffins are smaller please check with the toothpick after 18-20 minutes of baking.

Notes

ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS

Regular milk, all-purpose flour, sugar.

Unsalted butter instead of coconut oil.

Dutch cocoa instead of raw cocoa powder.

You can make it nut-free and use dried fruit soaked in water or liqueur.

There are different types of gluten-free flour, I used one from Bob Red Mill Click HERE

Blueberry Cream Cheese Biscuit Danish

Blueberry Cream Cheese Biscuit Danish

This post is sponsored by General Mills. All opinions are entirely my own. What better way to start your morning than with a cup of coffee or tea and a nice, delectable Blueberry Cream Cheese Biscuit Danish. Warm, sweet, delicious and most definitely an easy read more

Sausage and Vegetable Frittata Recipe

Sausage and Vegetable Frittata Recipe

Sausage and vegetable frittata recipe is my go-to meal when it comes to breakfast or brunch. It is easy for you to make, affordable so you can feed your whole family on a budget and so delicious. Well, sausage and vegetable frittata is a perfect read more

Mother’s Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Mother’s Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

I hope you guys will enjoy my Mother’s Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes.

Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Mother’s Day is just around the corner so I gathered some of my favorite breakfast and brunch recipe ideas and made this tasty roundup.

I hope you guys find my Mother’s Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes helpful.

Perhaps make something from Mother’s Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes list. If you do make it, please tag me on Instagram @sandraseasycooking so I can see your delicious creation. Thank you in advance!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you incredible, creative, smart, beautiful and sexy mamas.

Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

SIMPLE CREPES

My family loves crepes, sweet or savory, even though we are more sweet tooth peeps. I try not to make them often simply because I cannot resist eating a few before they even end up on the table. I’m not joking.

We eat it with Nutella, jam, or maple syrup. Sometimes, I would mix crushed walnuts and sugar, or honey and use that as a spread. It makes a wonderful snack, breakfast, or even dessert. Read more

Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

COLD BREW COFFEE

Do you like Cold Brew? Are you buying it all the time? Well, I got to tell you that I stopped buying coffee altogether in the coffee shops unless I am meeting a friend.

I do not see a point at all when I can make coffee just the way I like it. Plus, I save a few bucks along the way.

I love a strong, dark roast coffee so sometimes I really cannot get that taste especially if I get it in the most popular cafes. Read More…

Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

SCALLION-MUSHROOM FRITTATA

This is one of my go-to breakfast, especially when the kids are going to school. PBJ sandwiches or cereals just don’t cut it anymore.

With that being said, this kind of breakfast is perfect to wake them up and prepare for a long school day.

Don’t you just love frittatas? They are so easy and versatile, and my family absolutely loves them. Read more…

Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

CLASSIC PANCAKE RECIPE

Easy and delicious Classic pancakes for breakfast, brunch or any time you crave them.

Warm, buttery and sweet smell flow through the air as hot pancakes are lifted from the pan. Butter is slowly sliding down the pancakes, leaving a light yellow trail behind it.

The coolness of the syrup and heat of the classic pancake complimented one another perfectly and simply served to bring out the subtle flavor of the pancake itself. Read more

Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

JAVA CHAI LATTE

A cup of Java Chai Latte seemed appropriate for the relaxing afternoon break that was really needed. 

I enjoy this one often and sometimes as a coffee replacement. It tastes just so amazingly delicious. Read more…

Mother's Day Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

EASY BREAKFAST STRATA

The wonderful world of casseroles. They are not only tasty, beautiful, nor easy to make, they are so versatile as well. 

This golden deliciousness, Breakfast Strata was so simple to make and we all enjoy it very much. I make this often over the weekend.

Sometimes it’s without any bread which makes it more like crustless quiche or frittata, and sometimes I add leftover biscuits from dinner before. Read more…

BRUNCH BAGEL SANDWICH – EGG, BACON, CHEESE, AVOCADO, AND LETTUCE

There are many ways to jazz up your bagel sandwich and I believe that this is one of them. I love pian and simple cream cheese bagel, just like my whole family.

We also have a love affair with lox and cream cheese bagel, but if you agree with me, this is one amazing idea, as well. Read more…

Mini Frittata Cups

MINI MEATLESS FRITTATA CUPS

Mini Meatless Frittatas are light and extremely. It is important to me that these mini frittata cups fill you up with nutrition, healthy fats, and proteins. Oh, also just to mention that it’s an easy, warm and comforting breakfast.

I added a few extra ingredients as I like my frittata bit richer. I am so glad that I did because these are so delicious. Read more…

Matcha Green Tea Latte

MATCHA (GREEN TEA) LATTE

Every so often you indeed need a break to sit down and positively enjoy a delicate cup of Matcha Latte.

It is every mother’s dream, especially on Mother’s Day!

This creative recipe is super easy and you don’t require any particular equipment. Although if you have them fancy latte machines then you may make your own froth using it. Read more…

Sweet Potato Pancakes - gluten free

SWEET POTATO PANCAKES (GLUTEN FREE)

These are gluten-free, but you can make them with regular all-purpose flour. Also, they are packed with protein, healthy even with all the organic sugar that I added.

I know those sweet potatoes are sweet already, but they need a bit more sugar to make your day start beautifully! Read more…

Potatoes and Eggs Skillet

POTATOES AND EGGS SKILLET

I could eat this for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Sometimes, I would simply add Italian sausage and cheese, but this time I kept it meatless and pretty simple.

There is something when you combine potatoes, peppers, and onion. The almost instant flavor is created when you cook it together. Read more

Almond Milk Matcha Moringa Iced Latte

ALMOND MILK MATCHA-MORINGA ICED LATTE

Do you like Matcha? I just love Matcha Lattes, cold or hot. Well, I wanted to post this recipe for a long time.

I know what you are thinking, “that’s totally unnecessary”, but I just couldn’t help myself. Sometimes I get stuff just for those purposes.

My shelves are filled with unnecessary props, but again, I can’t help myself. It’s my job and I never know what I will need.  Read more…

Almond Joy Waffles

ALMOND JOY WAFFLES

Waffles are such a simple and quick, yet delightful treat to make. I absolutely love using coconut butter or oil because it is healthy as well as delicious, but also it enchants the flavor and aroma. Read more…

AVOCADO TOAST WITH SPICY CHICKPEAS

AVOCADO TOAST WITH SPICY CHICKPEAS

I call this a perfect Avo Toast! Avocado toast is so popular these days and so versatile. You can make them vegetarian or vegan, or add bacon, chicken, eggs, etc.

I also love using different types of bread for my Avo toast. It all depends on what I got in my kitchen or what I crave at that moment?! Read more…

RED ROOIBOS ICED TEA

RED ROOIBOS ICED TEA

Rooibos tea is rich in many minerals as well as easy to prepare and refreshing recipe. It is truly delicious.

We enjoy it all year round, hot and cold. Read more…

Fluffy Cream Cheese Pancakes

Fluffy Cream Cheese Pancakes

I know that all of you love Fluffy Pancakes, but Fluffy Cream Cheese Pancakes are even better. My family went bananas over these. Yes, even I tried them because of YOLO! Well, the verdict is that I absolutely loved them. Then again, there is no read more