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Breakfast Recipes

Southern breakfast recipes to get your day off to a good start.  Break out of the traditional and enjoy something new today!

Banana Oatmeal

White Bowl with healthy banana oatmeal topped with walnuts. Spoon on right side of bowl.

Banana oatmeal is a healthy oatmeal breakfast! Top it with chopped walnuts to give it some crunch and a little maple syrup for extra sweetness.   It actually changed the way I thought about oatmeal.  Instead of individual cardboard like flakes this oatmeal is a creamy delightful texture.  I think that cooking it on the stove for a couple of minutes, using milk and a mashed banana gives it that…

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Easy Omellete: How to Make an Omellete with Ham and Cheese

Easy Omellete: Plate with Omellete with Ham and Cheese

Easy Omellete Healthy Breakfast Try my omellete recipe for a delicious, comforting, filling and healthy breakfast today and learn how to make a good omellete! How to make a good omellete? For my recipe on how to make a good omellete, you place all vegetables and meats in a nonstick skillet and sauté them for about 5 minutes until they are tender.  This especially helps to wilt the vegetables like spinach.…

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Quesadilla Recipe

Chicken Quesadilla with spinach and cheese on a plate

This quesadilla recipe is the answer for a quick lunch, supper or snack. Quesadillas are a great way to use whatever ingredients you have available. I made this one with shredded chicken, spinach, a mixture of onions, tomatoes and bell peppers and Swiss cheese. For the final dish you can use salsa or ranch dressing for an easy dip. Since you use cooked ingredients to make the quesadilla, you can…

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How To Boil Eggs

Mother's Recipe: How to Boil Egg

Do you know how to boil eggs? Everyone seems to have a general idea of the process: put eggs in water and boil. But, how long do you boil eggs to make the perfect hard cooked egg?  Do you start with hot or cold water? Do you add anything to the water? How do you peel them? If you turn to the internet or friends for an answer, you will…

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Shrimp and Grits in the Instant Pot

Shrimp and grits prepared in instant pot on a plate ready to eat

Shrimp and Grits in the Instant Pot Shrimp and grits are a classic Southern Recipe.  Using your instant pot to help you prepare it is a modern twist on an old favorite.  I prepared Old Fashioned Grits in the Instant Pot for a hands free grit making experience – no standing over the stove for 20 minutes constantly stirring.  Just put a little olive oil, water, salt, Cajun seasoning, and grits…

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Sausage Cheese Balls

Sausage Cheese Balls

This recipe for sausage cheese balls is super easy with only 3 ingredients, and they bake in 20 minutes.   After baking, you can freeze them and pop them in the microwave later for a quick breakfast or after school snack.  Take them camping and everyone starts the day in a great mood. They are the perfect party food – easy to make, easy to take and easy to serve! How to…

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