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Breakfast for Mom: Triple Berry French Toast

It is going to be Mother’s Day, which means we get a BREAK! It doesn’t happen often, so we take what we can get. So this Mother’s Day give this easy recipe to your kids and let them and Dad get to work on a yummy breakfast for mom (you).

Thanks to Mom on Timeout, Trish, we can now enjoy a delicious restaurant worthy breakfast this Mother’s Day.

Triple Berry French Toast Casserole is a sweet and simple mom-worthy recipe that will wow even the bestsellers Top Chef! It can be prepared the night before and popped in to the oven in the morning. Then just sprinkle with sugar and garnish with fresh berries and whipped cream to surprise your Mom. Head on over to Mom on Timeout for the full tutorial.

breakfast for mom

Don’t forget to have a sweet setup for mom, including her favorite tea, juice, or coffee. Happy Mother’s Day!!

Holiday Hunger: Sweet Santa Pancakes

Holiday Hunger: Sweet Santa Pancakes

The holidays are a pretty big deal around here. We try to make them special, after all, our kids are only little once and we want to soak up all the sweet holiday memories we can while they are still interested in participating. We love to create fun dishes that will keep the kids interested in eating, make the meal seem extra special, and give us all a little laugh. For Christmas this year we found this really fun pancake idea on Tumblr. It is simple to make, easy to craft, and will make everyone smile on Christmas morning.

Our kids love pancakes, so this was a no brainer, but it would work just as well on waffles or French toast. Just keep the French toast whole instead of cutting it in half. We can make this fairly quickly Christmas morning without a whole lot of stress or time. Plus, we love the idea of cooking all together after opening presents.

What You Will Need:

Pancakes (or waffles or French toast)
Whip cream (we used whip in a can dairy free but you can use cool whip or anything you prefer)
Chocolate syrup

What You Will Do:

1. Take your pancake and place it on the plate. Slice your strawberries, first remove the stem then slice them in half.
2. Take your whip and make a line across the top of the pancake. Now place your strawberries flame side down and cover the top half above the whip line.
3. Next build a beard with your whip on the bottom half of the pancake, leave a blank space in the middle for santos face.
4. Now take your chocolate syrup and draw two eyes and a smile. Take a strawberry half and place it in the middle of the pancake for Santa’s nose.
5. Enjoy your sweet Santa pancake!

Back-to-School: Make Ahead Breakfast!

It is that time of year again. Time to send the troops back-to-school. Let’s face it, we enjoy our summer so it can be very difficult for everyone to get back into the routine of getting ready for school each day. Even us moms get frazzled in the morning getting everyone ready. Sure we know the best way to make sure our kids are ready for a great day of learning is a healthy and wholesome breakfast. But sometimes we barely have time for toast. But now all you need is a microwave to heat up these Pre-made breakfasts that will keep everyone happy, healthy and ready to go!

We have scoured the Internet and found a few great recipes. They are pretty easy to put together on a day off with the help of your kids. Then just zip-lock bag, wrap, and freeze them. When it is breakfast time on that first day of school pull them out and pop them in the microwave. Voila! A great breakfast with time to spare!

Sausage Pancake Bites: The World According to Eggface. This great blog has some inspiring ideas on keeping food simple and wholesome. This recipe for Pancake Bites is great because you can add almost anything to them, sausage, bacon, berries, nuts, or chocolate chips. Simply bake and store for later!

Made ahead breakfast

Breakfast pizza: Myrecipes.com has an excellent breakfast pizza that is light and delicious. Kids will love that it is hearty and tasty, who doesn’t love pizza anyway? Just heat it up and sit down for a delicious treat.


Chewy Granola Bars: The Crafting Chicks is another great blog with excellent recipes. These granola bars are healthy. Super quick to eat on those mornings when nothing is going right. They are super easy to grab on the go and eat in the car. Now you and your kids don’t need to skip breakfast or hit that drive thru when the alarm doesn’t go off in the morning.

Made ahead breakfast granola

With all these great ideas and recipes we are sure your family will get that first important meal of the day!