Blissful Breakfast Recipes

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Experts agree that breakfast is one of the most important meals to jump start your day. On this page are some break-the-fast ideas that will wake up your taste buds and put a smile on your face as well as a spring in your step! Feel free to browse and watch my cooking videos and scroll through the various recipes below. On the right-hand column, you’ll also find a series of specific categories to explore. Have a WONDERFUL day!

Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

The first time I ever had a parfait like the one we’re going to make today was when my family and I visited Maui … More Fruit & Yogurt Parfait »

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Simple Fruit & Veggie Smoothie (PBS-TV, VenturaCountyStar.com)

There’s nothing better than starting the day with fresh POWER Fruits & Veggies! Here’s a Simple Fruit & Veggie Smoothie recipe to put some … More Simple Fruit & Veggie Smoothie (PBS-TV, VenturaCountyStar.com) »

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Vegetable Quinoa Cakes

On Sundays, at our house, we love to enjoy a breakfast that’s more like a brunch. Sometimes I’ll make hash browns or potato latkes … More Vegetable Quinoa Cakes »

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Curry Scramble

At our house we like to “mix up” our eggs…here’s a simple, tasty recipe to add a little spice to your morning — my … More Curry Scramble »

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Grandma Murphy’s Sunday Tea Bread

Growing up, on Sundays, my parents, brothers, sister, and I would visit both sets of Grandparents for Sunday dinner after church.  We’d usually start … More Grandma Murphy’s Sunday Tea Bread »

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Pumpkin Zucchini Latkes

October is the month of the PUMPKIN. Here’s a simple recipe you can enjoy for breakfast (with eggs) or brunch (with a large green … More Pumpkin Zucchini Latkes »

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Mexican Egg Wrap

At our house, we love eggs for breakfast.  However, sometimes we want to change up the typical omelette or scrambled eggs and have something … More Mexican Egg Wrap »

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Breakfast Veggie Omelette

Did you know that in the United States the average American family of four will toss out $1600 dollars worth of groceries every year?  … More Breakfast Veggie Omelette »

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Quick and Easy Spinach Quiche

This Quick and Easy Spinach Quiche makes a perfect dish for breakfast or brunch.  Serve it hot or cold with a fresh fruit or … More Quick and Easy Spinach Quiche »

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Banana Pineapple Bread

Banana bread is fantastic with eggs for breakfast, for a snack, or with afternoon tea.  This particular recipe is extremely satisfying because the bread … More Banana Pineapple Bread »

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Pumpkin spice and everything nice is how I describe these muffins!  Pumpkin muffins are one of my favorite breakfast foods (and/or to enjoy as … More Pumpkin Spice Muffins »

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Fresh Fruit Smoothie

This yummy fresh fruit drink is so easy to blend up for breakfast or dessert.  It’s  smooth, naturally sweet and satisfying!  If you want … More Fresh Fruit Smoothie »

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Kale, Spinach and Fruit Smoothie

      Sometimes we just don’t get enough fruits and veggies in our diet.  A great way to enjoy the health benefits of … More Kale, Spinach and Fruit Smoothie »

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Easy Spinach, Onion & Feta Tart

I just LOVE my new tart pan! 🙂  If you don’t have one, you can find them at any kitchen goods, home store or … More Easy Spinach, Onion & Feta Tart »

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Blueberry Ricotta Coffee Cake Bliss

  Sometimes you just have to have “cake” for breakfast.  This delightful coffee cake is a perfect compliment to scrambled or poached eggs.  You … More Blueberry Ricotta Coffee Cake Bliss »

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All-Natural Homemade Pancakes

Instead of buying pancake mixes (read the list of ingredients — you’ll find all types of preservatives and ingredients you can’t even pronounce!), try … More All-Natural Homemade Pancakes »

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Kale, Spinach and Pesto Strata

Kale, Spinach and Pesto Strata Author: Maryann Ridini Spencer Prep time: 40 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour 30 mins Serves: … More Kale, Spinach and Pesto Strata »

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French Toast Paradise

French Toast for breakfast made from Hawaiian sweetbread is one of the most delicious treats….in fact, it is mouthwatering wonderful.  My family enjoys this dish … More French Toast Paradise »

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Banana Pineapple Coconut Muffins

Start your day off with some wonderful ingredients from the tropics!  My Banana Pineapple Coconut Muffins are simply yummy to enjoy for breakfast with … More Banana Pineapple Coconut Muffins »

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Pineapple Applesauce Muffins

Growing up I loved to make my parents and siblings (4 brothers, 1 sister) breakfast.  On holidays, it was also a special treat for … More Pineapple Applesauce Muffins »

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SDL TIPS: Heavenly Oatmeal!

  I recently visited my friend Emmy for a “power” brunch.   She made the most delicious oatmeal – rich, creamy, dreamy!  With strawberries and … More SDL TIPS: Heavenly Oatmeal! »

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Chocolate Rollups

Yummy Chocolate Rollups from SimplyDeliciousLiving.TV When I was growing up, my Mom taught me how to bake a variety of delicious pies.  After baking, … More Chocolate Rollups »

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French Toast To Die For

On Sunday mornings, I love having French Toast for breakfast.  Usually, I use wheat or rice bread.  However, I recently happened to have some … More French Toast To Die For »

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Italian Scrambled Eggs and Rosemary potatoes

I had some left over rosemary potatoes and this morning I thought they would go great with some scrambled eggs.   The result, simply … More Italian Scrambled Eggs and Rosemary potatoes »

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Chunky Apple Delight

    “Chunky Apple Delight,” made with fresh, organic apples, nuts, spices, and a touch of Frangelico (or Amaretto), makes a fantastic all-natural dessert.  … More Chunky Apple Delight »

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Roasted Herb Veggies

This recipe for Roasted Herb Veggies combines some yummy veggies with russet potatoes and yams.  Remember, USDA Certified Organic foods are grown and processed … More Roasted Herb Veggies »

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Lemon Coconut Bread (or Cake!)

Lemon Coconut Bread (or Cake!) Author: Maryann Ridini Spencer Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 1 min Total time: 16 mins Serves: 10 Ingredients … More Lemon Coconut Bread (or Cake!) »

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Classic Quiche Lorraine

  Classic Quiche Lorraine Author: Maryann Ridini Spencer Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 … More Classic Quiche Lorraine »

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Tilapia Cakes

Tilapia Cakes Recipe Type: Fish Author: Maryann Ridini Spencer Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 8 mins Total time: 23 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients … More Tilapia Cakes »

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Pumpkin Aloha Cake

I LOVE pumpkin.  I’m always looking for new ways to use pumpkin in recipes.  This is a great dessert recipe that combines Thanksgiving pumpkin … More Pumpkin Aloha Cake »

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Egg, Sausage & Pepper Salad

Egg, Sausage & Pepper Salad Recipe Type: Salad Author: Maryann Ridini Spencer Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 25 mins … More Egg, Sausage & Pepper Salad »

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A Great Breakfast that tastes like Dessert!

Last summer when I went back East for a wonderful family reunion on the Cape, the first night in town, I stayed at my … More A Great Breakfast that tastes like Dessert! »

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