Five Ideas to Broaden Your Breakfast Horizon

Photo of plated blueberry blintzes with honey, taken for the National Honey Board. Honey Blueberry Blintzes. Photo: National Honey Board.

Five Ideas to Broaden Your Breakfast Horizon

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Five Ideas to Broaden Your Breakfast Horizon

During the winter holiday season, one of my favorite things is enjoying a lazy morning, with a warm blanket, morning television, my trusty rescue dog, Gomez, and something warm for breakfast. Sometimes, that’s only a beverage. But during the holidays, the pace slows a bit.

This year, we’ve witnessed a new place at the table for international flavor influences and dishes. Grandma’s delightful, and classic, biscuits and gravy most definitely still have a place. But that space is shared with some of the comfort foods and holiday traditions of other cultures.

Shakshuka
A delicious Mediterranean egg dish that will satisfy your appetite with an exotic blend of spices in a rich sauce enveloped by fried eggs, called Shakshuka!

Traditional Shakshuka. Photo: Food Guru.

A delicious Mediterranean egg dish that will satisfy your appetite with an exotic blend of spices in a rich sauce enveloped by fried eggs, called Shakshuka! Recipe from Guest Chef Food Guru here.

Lebanese Halloumi
A traditional Lebanese breakfast, this Halloumi and Egg dish consists of halloumi cheese, perfectly enveloped by sunny-side-up eggs, and lightly drizzled with a mint yogurt dressing. Perfect, quick and simple.

Lebanese Halloumi and Egg. Photo: Rattan Direct.

A traditional Lebanese breakfast, this Halloumi and Egg dish consists of halloumi cheese, perfectly enveloped by sunny-side-up eggs, and lightly drizzled with a mint yogurt dressing. Perfect, quick and simple. Recipe here.

Honey Blueberried Breakfast Blintzes
Photo of plated blueberry blintzes with honey, taken for the National Honey Board.

Blueberry Blintzes with Honey. Photo: National Honey Board.

Thought to be of Russian, Polish and Slovakian origin, you’ll love the light, flavorful taste these blintzes deliver. Don’t be afraid to experiment with toppings of your choice, especially regional favorites. This recipe is courtesy of our friends at the National Honey Board. Recipe here.

Breakfast Burrito Casserole

Cheesy Breakfast Burrito Casserole. Photo: Lance Mellenbruch.

This Cheesy Breakfast Burrito Casserole is perfect to make ahead and bake in the morning. You can also double the recipe and freeze one for later! Feel free to get creative with fillings and toppings, especially those that are local or seasonal. Recipe here.

Fresh Berry Dutch Baby Pancake
An impressive dish that is simple to make, as well as being fresh and tasty. Feel free to be creative with the fillings, such as adding peach basil or strawberry rhubarb. Dutch Babies are lovely for brunch or any meal that needs an elegant touch. They make a flavorful, and beautiful, addition to any table.

Fresh Berry Dutch Baby. Photo: Lance Mellenbruch.

An impressive dish that is simple to make, as well as being fresh and tasty. Feel free to be creative with the fillings, such as adding peach basil or strawberry rhubarb. Dutch Babies are lovely for brunch or any meal that needs an elegant touch. They make a flavorful, and beautiful, addition to any table. Recipe here.

Enjoy these dishes that are sure to warm up any holiday morning.

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