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…

Bacon and Pancake Egg Cups

It’s a new twist on my prosciutto egg cups recipe! Thanks to a recent pancake kick, I’ve been looking for non-traditional ways to pair them with eggs. Why not put a new spin on that pancakes, bacon and eggs combo? Look out, Denny’s – we may have found a new grand slam (featuring buttery syrup…

Breakfast in Bread – Inspired by The Barge House

As soon as this “Breakfast in Bread” video began making its way around my social media feeds, I knew I’d be attempting it soon. The viral video depicts all sorts of brunch ingredients baked into a bread bowl, a dish served by The Barge House in London.  I bought some large dinner rolls to try…

Eggs Baked in Butternut Squash Penne with Goat Cheese

This was inspired by baked ziti, a traditional Italian pasta dish. Lacking ziti noodles, and craving the combo of butternut squash and goat cheese, I cooked up this comfort food breakfast with penne, instead. The yolks were a wonderful complement to the sauce and cheese! Also, I happened to have gluten-free chickpea pasta so that’s…

Eggs in Pasta Nests

You know me: I like to put eggs in my pasta leftovers. Here’s a new, snack-size way to do it. Stay tuned for updates as I try these nests with more types of pasta! Also, consider these for your meal-prep purposes – they were just as delicious the second day. Ingredients: 6 eggs (Makes 4 pasta…

Baked Eggs Caprese Cups

Why make eggs on toast when you can transform your bread into something cute and Italian-inspired? I had basil and tomatoes at home, and so this caprese variation was born. Try it and let me know what you think! Ingredients: 4 pieces of bread (I used white bread) 4 eggs 2 slices of deli-sliced mozzarella…

Baked Eggs Ciabatta Rolls

Eggs nestled in a bed of Italian-style bread = match made in heaven. Inspired by Bon Appetit Magazine’s latest cover, wandering the bakery section of my grocery store I thought to myself, what can I put an egg on here? My eyes landed on these mini ciabatta rolls, and I was sold. Throw in the veggies…

Sriracha Mayo Breakfast Tacos

This combo came together Sims style: What can I make out of these 5 ingredients I need to use before they go bad? Thus, these vegetarian-friendly sriracha mayo tacos with tomato, salsa, avocado and soft-boiled eggs were born! I used Sir Kensington’s sriracha mayo as the base, but you can mix together sriracha and regular mayonnaise,…

Baked Eggs Bell Pepper Cups

I saw a recipe video on Facebook depicting cheesy bell pepper “pizzas” and knew immediately that I wanted to try a Mexican version of it. And I’m so glad I did – they turned out so good, I’ve now made this for both dinner and breakfast in the last week! The cilantro spread I used as…

Sun-dried Tomato Waffle Egg Cups

This savory waffle breggfast has officially been added to my list of all-time favorites! I was inspired by a local D.C. startup called SWAP Foods that makes plant-based, gluten free AND paleo frozen waffles. (Here’s my interview with their founder when I first discovered swapples last year). These cups were such a delicious way to use them….

Baked Eggs Puff Pastry Hearts

An easy V-day breakfast for your loved one, appetizer for your Galentines, or simply a treat for yourself! Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 sheet of frozen puff pastry Heart-shaped cookie cutter (you can also shape the pastry with a knife or spoon if you don’t have one) Flour (just enough to dust on the pastry sheet) Shredded cheese (I…