Chock-full of fresh-picked garden flavor, this hearty omelet is cheesy, filling and ready in minutes. I often add chopped red pepper for color and variety. And for a light, extra-fluffy texture, try using 1/4-teaspoon of cornstarch per egg when mixing. Mary Relyea - Canastota, New York
From Canastota, New York, Mary Relyea shares this lovely tart. Its golden crust is filled with a delightfully light egg bake that includes asparagus spears and Gruyere cheese. Serve it as an impressive side dish or a meatless main course.
This quiche-like casserole from Marilyn Paradis of Woodburn, Oregon is a wonderful way to include good-for-you spinach in your menu. Made with eggs and reduced-fat cheese, the easy-to-cut side dish would be a welcome addition to a breakfast or brunch buffet.
Fresh asparagus and other spring garden vegetables crop up in this light and flavorful egg dish shared by Barbara Gigliotti from Ocala, Florida. The biscuit mix in this "impossible" pie settles to the bottom during baking to create a cheesy crust.
"This wonderfully moist brunch dish can be made a day early and stored in the refrigerator to save time," reports Kim Hafner of East Walpole, Massachusetts. "Loaded with zucchini, herbs and cheese, it goes well with croissants and fresh fruit."
I created this dish one day to use up some fresh yellow squash, zucchini and tomato. It's so easy to make because you don't have to fuss with a crust. Give it different twist by trying it with whatever veggies you have on hand.
Dixie Terry's sunny specialty is a colorful crowd-pleaser. "My eight grandchildren often enjoy these egg-packed pitas for Saturday morning brunch...or with a light salad for supper," she informs from Goreville, Illinois.
This combination of yogurt, oats, fruit and nuts is a delicious alternative to standard oatmeal. "After sampling this yummy breakfast treat at my sister's, I had to have the recipe," says Susanne Melton of Mission Viejo, California. "It's healthy, quick to make—and tastes so good
"I came up with these crispy quesadillas because my family found breakfast burritos too messy," says Terri Capps of Witchita, Kansas. "They're fast to fix, fun to eat, filling and healthy...and you can add or subtract ingredients to fit individual tastes."
"Finding a homemade waffle recipe that's low in calories is difficult," relates Jessica Beare Edmunds of Kingsland, Georgia. "So I modified a recipe I had, substituting fat-free plain yogurt for the oil or margarine. For a little variety, I sometimes use a flavored yogurt instead of plain."