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3 Meatless Breakfast Combos

Updated on April 11, 2015

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Who says that every meal has to have meat?

More and more people are choosing to go meatless as they discover great vegetarian recipes.

Breakfast is my absolute favorite meal of the day.

Let me qualify that a little better, breakfast foods are my favorite meals of the day and that could mean breakfast. lunch or dinner.

As much as possilbe I like to incorporate fruit into my meals. For these non-meat meals I have included some of my most delicious combinations for you to enjoy.

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Good Morning. How about some breakfast? - Let's see what Ginger is having this morning.

Funny Side Up!

Breakfast at Ginger's is a little different.

The funny side of the morning.

Breakfast Anyone?

Are you a big breakfast eater or not?

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#1 French Toast Combo - French Toast with apples and whipped topping. Grits and hash browns.

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Although I do like my own Cinnamon French Toast that I make from scratch, I am not very good at making my own hash browns. So I buy frozen shredded hash browns and just cook up what I need.

The grits are Quaker's (store bought) pre-packaged and measured. If I didn't buy my grits in packets they would probably turn out like concrete. I'm a southern girl, but not a southern cook! This way is safer, trust me.

You can use syrup if you like, I prefer fruit and butter. As for the fruit and whipped topping, I generally like cherries, but for this photo I chose to pretty it up and used apples and whipped cream. I don't put whipped topping on mine, but don't you agree it looks good with it?

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Ingredients

  • 2 slices of French toast
  • fruit pie filling or homemade
  • grits
  • shredded hashed browns
  • fat free whipped topping
  • butter or margarine
  • syrup optional
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Easy How To's on making this recipe are on the following videos. I basically make mine like these.

How to Make French Toast, Hash Browns & Grits Fast & Easy Recipes

I really like how the Chefs on these videos prepare several breakfast dishes. They are quick and easy. Some do include adding meat to the meal, but you don't have to. What's nice is that in video #5, you can do meat or leave it out and the trifle will still be outstanding. Think I might have this for dinner tonight! Yum ...

A bit of flavor ... Try adding Morning Star veggie sausage or bacon to your grits for a spicy flavor. Tastes great!
A bit of flavor ... Try adding Morning Star veggie sausage or bacon to your grits for a spicy flavor. Tastes great!

Beautiful Dishes for Your Creations

On the above video (#5) Breakfast Trifle Grits with the Neeley's, they used mini trifle bowls. I like this particular set because not only are they beautiful, but they can be used for so many things. Add a touch of elegance to your table by using pretty glassware to show off your creations.

Fifth Avenue Crystal Portico Mini Triffle Bowl or Votive Holder, Set of 4
Fifth Avenue Crystal Portico Mini Triffle Bowl or Votive Holder, Set of 4

Crystal dishes can be used as a mini trifle bowl or a votive holder

They stand 4-1/4-inch high. Handle with care when washing.

Wash by hand with a mild dish soap.

 

Griddle or Stove?

Do you use a griddle or stove when making breakfast dishes?

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5 Reasons Why I Use the Griddle

  1. I can prepare more at one time.
  2. I can cook more than one thing at one time.
  3. I can keep the food hot in the warming tray.
  4. I can use less pans cooking on a griddle.
  5. I can keep the heat on the griddle and not in the kitchen.

Oster Griddle with Warming Tray

This electric griddle is an example of what I use to cook a banquet of a breakfast. It has a warming tray to keep the food until I'm ready to serve it. The sides stay cool and it's easy to clean-up. You can cook a lot of food in a short time with this large grill.

Oster CKSTGRFM-1018 10 by 18-1/2-Inch Griddle with Warming Tray, Black
Oster CKSTGRFM-1018 10 by 18-1/2-Inch Griddle with Warming Tray, Black

Warming tray slides from underneath to keep food warm

Removable, adjustable temperature control and cool touch edges

10-inch by 18-1/2-inch cooking surface with nonstick coating

Great Reviews from customers

 

To make the best omelets, leave your eggs out at room temperature.

#2 Green Pepper & Cheese Omelet Combo - Omelet, fresh fruit mix and blueberry muffin.

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Cheese & Green Pepper Omelet Combo Menu

This omelet and fruit combination is wonderful. Fresh pineapple, cantalope with mandarin oranges were refreshing and cleanse the palate.

Homemade blueberry muffins with fresh blueberries and a cup of coffee completed the brunch experience.

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Cook Time

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25-30 minutes

Serves: 1-2

Ingredients

  • 2 -3 eggs for the omelet
  • American or cheddar cheese slices and shredded
  • diced fresh green bell peppers (you can also use red or yellow peppers)
  • small mandarin oranges
  • cut fresh fruit of choice into cubes ( pineapple - cantalope - watermelon)
  • blueberry muffin
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. See videos on how to make omelets.

Omelets from Around the World - What would you like to make today? Check out these omelet recipes from other countries.

Are you in the mood for an easy cheddar cheese omelet? What about a French or Spanish omelet? There's a lot to learn when preparing a Japanese or India style omelet. Which ever one you prefer, you'll learn it here on these videos.

Omelet Makers , Pans & Kitchen Tools

Norpro Nonstick Omelet Pan, Black
Norpro Nonstick Omelet Pan, Black

Food does not stick to this Xylan pan with the stay cool handle

The pan does the flipping for you and you can prepare two foods at once in this two sided pan. It's recommended that you hand wash this pan.

 
Prep Solutions by Progressive Microwavable Omelet Maker
Prep Solutions by Progressive Microwavable Omelet Maker

In a rush and don't have time to make a traditional omelet? Try this mircowable omelet maker. It holds up to 4 eggs at a time

Non stick surface makes for quick and easy cleaning

Dishwasher safe

 

Try these Omelets:

Asparagus

Zucchini or Mushroom

Brocolli & Cheese

Green Bean & Almonds

Swiss Cheese and Sour Cream

Apples & Cinnamon

Potato & Garlic

Cottage Cheese with Pizza Sauce

Japanese Omelette Pan

This was the type of pan that was used in the Japanese Omelet video. You could easily use it for stir frying or many other dishes.

Kotobuki Tamagoyaki Japanese Omelette Pan
Kotobuki Tamagoyaki Japanese Omelette Pan

Tamagoyaki is a rectangular, Japanese rolled omelette that is popular for breakfast, in bento lunch boxes, and as a topping for sushi. This tamagoyaki pan is made of iron with a plastic handle, and features a non-stick coating.

 

Did you know that the term breakfast actually means to break the fast.

When you eat in the morning you are breaking the fast from the last meal, which is usually 8 hours.

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Oatmeal Poll

We basically know that oatmeal is a very good superfood, but how many of us eat it?

How often do you eat oatmeal (any flavor)?

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#3 Oatmeal Combo - Oatmeal, Rye toast, tea, fruit

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I can tell you that this is a fabulous breakfast (or any time of the day) meal. It's one that I enjoy often. Try adding cinnamon, raisins and diced apples to the oatmeal before cooking to get a fantastic flavor. (Follow oatmeal cooking directions on the carton.)

For this meal (that I actually ate for dinner) I added more fresh fruit to the top. Most of the time I don't add any almond milk and enjoy it just the way it is. The cantalope was at the peak of flavor and the Russian Rye toast gives it that crunch that your taste buds want.

Usually I serve this with a cup of decaf tea, but for this particular sitting I enjoyed Lady Grey (Breakfast) tea.

Oatmeal with Pizazz

Mr. Breakfast himself shares the secrets of a great breakfast including oatmeat, with a dash of humor. Even the kids will love these videos.

Beautiful Breakfast Plates - Click on any photo for details.

Presentation is everything. Any meal will look more lovely served on these dishes.

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      Fay Favored 3 years ago from USA

      @Sylvestermouse: I don't think everyone would agree, but I hope some people like them.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 3 years ago from United States

      All of your breakfast meals look delicious!

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      Fay Favored 3 years ago from USA

      @TanoCalvenoa: You're doing it right with your meals. I enjoy breakfast any time of the day.

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      TanoCalvenoa 3 years ago

      I try to eat a large breakfast, medium lunch, and small dinner. My favorite breakfast is eggs cooked in a variety of ways. I often make three with garlic and marinara sauce.

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      Camden1 4 years ago

      My kids will be so glad that I read this...I'm running short of interesting and easy breakfast ideas!

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