10 Brinner Recipes You’ll Want to Eat All Week Long
From egg scrambles to sweet potato skillets, these wholesome (and delicious!) breakfast-for-dinner recipes are guaranteed to make your whole family happy.
Filling and delicious, these hearty wraps are stuffed with protein-packed Nellie’s Free Range Eggs, chorizo and cheese. Paired with a cup of fresh fruit, they make an easy and balanced breakfast-for-dinner (also known as “brinner”) meal. Get the kiddos involved in cooking by letting them pick out the toppings for their wrap.
This skillet meal is so delicious your kids won’t even realize that it’s good for them. Colorful sweet potatoes are the stars of the show, while protein-rich eggs and nutrient-packed spinach play supporting roles. No matter how you serve it, this filling meal will receive a standing ovation at your brinner table.
French toast gets a hearty upgrade, thanks to the replacement of plain bread with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Make this brinner meal a little more fun by letting each family member pick the jelly flavor of his or her choice.
A few smart additions make plain scrambled eggs worthy of your brinner menu. Start with Nellie’s Free Range Eggs to make an already good-for-you dish even better. These eggs come from healthy hens, and contain no antibiotics or added hormones, so you can feel good about feeding them to your family (and eating them yourself!). Stir in curry powder and ground cardamom to give the eggs a spicy kick. Serve with toast and fruit for an easy, wholesome meal.
Dinner doesn’t get any simpler than this four-ingredient recipe. And since you cook both the egg cups and muffins in the same tin, clean-up is easy, too.
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Waffles are a tried-and-true classic for a reason. Whip up a batch of these hearty favorites, and let each family member customize his or her waffle toppings. Go the sweet route with yogurt and fresh fruit, or opt for savory with diced ham, a sunny-side-up egg and cheese.
Pizza for dinner is a no-brainer! Make it brinner-worthy by trading in hash browns for the crust and adding eggs for extra protein.
Get your greens in with this yummy brinner salad inspired by a breakfast classic: eggs Benedict. In this recipe, a poached egg sits atop a bed of kale, veggies and ham. A tangy dressing finishes this restaurant-worthy dish.
Baked pancakes are extremely versatile. They can be made either sweet or savory without a lot of effort. For a brinner of champions, whip up two pancakes. Garnish the first one with savory toppings like cooked broccoli, ham and cheese for the main dish. The second can be turned into dessert with roasted apples and a little powdered sugar.