10-Minute Shakshuka with Mina Sauce

Shakshuka is one of the most luxurious brunches you can make for yourself – slowly simmering the eggs in spicy tomato sauce, topping it with crumbled cheese or veggies, and dipping a piece of crusty bread in it as a reward for your time spent at the stove. While I typically cobble together a sauce…

Breakfast Potato Skins

Love this sports bar appetizer and want an excuse to eat them before noon? #PutAnEggOnIt! I did, and I highly recommend it. Full disclosure: this breakfast takes a long time to make right, so I strongly suggest saving it for a slow, luxurious weekend morning. I made it on Thanksgiving to tide us over until…

Spinach & Bean Egg Toasts with Red Pepper Flakes

This was a spontaneous idea inspired by a can of beans that has lived in my pantry forever – how’s that for food blog glamour? I didn’t know what to expect with this one, but I had a feeling throwing red pepper flakes on it would make it taste good, no matter what. It turns…

Spiralized Butternut Squash Egg Nests

I’ve wanted to make a nest breakfast for a long time, but I don’t own a spiralizer, and they (possibly irrationally) scare me. So I asked my boyfriend to grab me whatever pre-spiralized item our grocery store happened to be selling one day, which varies from zucchini, to sweet potato, to other squashes. Butternut squash-oodles…

Shakshuka

My version starts with everything I could find in the refrigerator on a hungry weekend morning: a combination of pasta sauces, hot sauce, sausage, olives, parmesan, and tomatoes. But you can substitute a lot of other ingredients, too. Shakshuka, a traditionally Israeli dish, is a brunch meant for sharing on a cozy Sunday. If you…

Savory Sausage Baked Eggs Pastry

Puff pastry eggsperiment round two, this time with meat! Things went so well the first time I tried this with just veggies, so I finally got around to making them again – but with slices of asiago spinach sausage. This is a recipe you can definitely fit in before work, as long as you remember…

Eggs on Eggplant Slices

This was EGGScellent. Sorry, had to. But really, after a bit of prep work (see: pre-salting eggplant the night before), the cooking part of this recipe is too easy. And the result is a delicious, super healthy meal. Why pre-salt the eggplant? By using salt to expel moisture from the eggplant before cooking, you prevent…

No-Flip Fried Eggs Method

I tried to like frying eggs over-easy. Except it wasn’t that easy, and I became lazy. So I regularly practice the lid method instead: letting the heat of a pan cook the bottom of an egg, and covering the pan to steam the top of the egg. It only takes a few minutes, and can…

Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast with Soft Boiled Eggs

I had extra smoked salmon from a previous recipe, so I created this quick, dressed up avocado toast to use it! If you make a similar avo toast, tag me, and you might be featured in the Yolk Lover’s Guide! Ingredients: 2 pieces of bread 1 avocado About 2 slices of smoked salmon (I used…

Savory Tomato Waffle “Hash” with Eggs

I’ve made a lot of breakfasts with savory waffles, so this time I tried something new: using chopped-up plant-based tomato waffles like hashbrowns and frying an egg in them. Specifically, I used swapples, made by a local DC startup that makes amazing healthy frozen waffles, but you could try this with other thick, Belgian-style waffles,…

New York-Inspired Bagel with Smoked Salmon

Moving to the East Coast has taught me something important: the only place to truly get a good bagel around here is in New York City. Also, that Washington, D.C. is a bagel desert.* So, I find myself longing for deli-style bagel sandwiches frequently, and after a recent girls trip that included a stop at…