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Course: Breakfast and Brunch

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

Delight your taste buds with our vibrant Spiral Veggie Tart, a colorful and savory masterpiece perfect for spring gatherings and Easter celebrations.

CLASSIC QUICHE LORRAINE

CLASSIC QUICHE LORRAINE

Timeless and elegant, Quiche Lorraine is perfect for so many occasions. Be it breakfast, brunch, lunch or a light supper, you can't go wrong serving quiche!

EASY APPLE STRUDEL

EASY APPLE STRUDEL

The essence of autumn with easy apple strudel, featuring flakey puff pastry enveloping spiced apple goodness, a delightful treat that embodies the cozy flavors of the season. This recipe makes two strudel.

PEACHES AND CREAM BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

PEACHES AND CREAM BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

The easiest and most delicious French toast casserole. Made with sweet juicy peaches dotted with melty cream cheese in a fluffy egg custard. A very inexpensive crowd pleaser.

RED VELVET WAFFLES WITH CREAM CHEESE MOUSSE AND BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

RED VELVET WAFFLES WITH CREAM CHEESE MOUSSE AND BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

No one will guess you used shortcuts for this budget friendly, decadent treat. Red Velvet waffles with cream cheese mousse and strawberries. Perfect for Valentine’s Day breakfast, brunch or dessert.

TWO INGREDIENT PUMPKIN MUFFINS

TWO INGREDIENT PUMPKIN MUFFINS

Delectably moist pumpkin muffins made with only two ingredients? YES! So easy, you’ll make them again and again.

DIY ALMOND BUTTER

DIY ALMOND BUTTER

Here’s how to make all natural nut butters at home. Less expensive, easy to make, fast and delicious, simple to customize with no artificial ingredients!

WAFFLED ZUCCHINI FRITTERS

WAFFLED ZUCCHINI FRITTERS

Waffle maker, meet zucchini. Together they make savory, flavorful, golden brown and lightly crisp on the outside yet tender and light on the inside fritters.

TOMATO AND CARAMELIZED ONION TART

TOMATO AND CARAMELIZED ONION TART

This recipe pairs rich, caramelized sweet onion with summer ripe tomatoes on top of a flakey buttery crust for a well-balanced, delectable delight.

HATCH CHILI AND TOMATO CASSEROLE

HATCH CHILI AND TOMATO CASSEROLE

Serve delicious Hatch chilies for breakfast, lunch or dinner with this moist, fluffy, creamy, cheesy, tomatoey, peppery casserole! 

DIVA PATTI’S NUTRITION BOMBS

DIVA PATTI’S NUTRITION BOMBS

Super charge your smoothie with DIY Nutrition Bombs. Easy and cheap to make and keep in your freezer to toss in with your next smoothie for a big boost in nutrition.

EASY CROCKPOT YOGURT

EASY CROCKPOT YOGURT

Full of healthy probiotics, low calorie and low cost, making yogurt in the crockpot is incredibly easy and at about 20 cents per ½ cup serving it’s totally worth doing.