Hosting family or friends for the holidays and looking for tasty food ideas to serve? Wait until you try these delicious family breakfast ideas and brunch recipes!
With special occasions like Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year’s Eve on the horizon, the perfect way to start the day is with a delicious breakfast or brunch.
Now I say breakfast or brunch because some families start their days a little earlier than others to make it breakfast.
But my family has traditionally been late sleepers, so for us, the most important meal of the day is brunch. LOL!
And especially on Christmas morning, we move a lot slower than most families, even when hosting guests.
So today’s post will share lots of delicious recipes and ideas that can be served for breakfast foods and brunches.
Wait until you see these family breakfast ideas and brunch recipes for the holidays.
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We’ve been having a great time with our supper club and this month we are celebrating the holidays with a festive gathering.
Whether you are hosting family or friends during the holiday season, we are sharing lots of pretty Christmas table centerpiece and decorating ideas.
If you are coming from my good friend Pasha from Pasha is Home, welcome to my home. I’m thrilled you dropped by.
In case you are new here, I’m Stacy, a self-taught master gardener who lives and gardens in northern New Jersey, zone 6a.
I’ve been gardening for over 20 years and enjoy helping beginner gardeners find their inner green thumb, as well as discover a love for all things plants and flowers. I love to bring the outdoors inside my home too.
I hope you enjoy visiting my home today and hope you come back so we can grow stuff and create beautiful spaces together.
Shopping the Grocery Store For Overnight Guests
When hosting friends and family for the holidays, it’s important to stock up on lots of different food options to serve. Because you’ll want to pick up items that will satisfy different tastes and dietary restrictions too.
Particularly, for those that are early risers and prefer to eat a good breakfast first thing in the morning, it’s important to have food ideas on the ready like:
- fresh fruit
- cinnamon rolls
- apple pie
- easy coffee cake
- overnight oats
- blueberry muffins
- chocolate muffins
- your favorite berries
- english muffins
- peanut butter
- jams and jellies
- cream cheese
- granola bars
- morning coffee
Having foods that are grab-and-go is a great idea because family and friends can grab a light bite before everyone sits down to a big breakfast or brunch.
Of course, you’ll want to pick up some easy breakfast recipe staples too like:
- dozens of eggs
- pork, turkey or chicken sausage
- pancake batter
- half and half
Family Breakfast Ideas and Brunch Recipes for the Holidays
Quick ideas of favorite recipes that the whole family will love are:
- fried egg and cheddar cheese sandwiches
- scrambled eggs and other different egg recipes
- avocado toast
- crispy bacon
- pork sausage
- hash browns
- sausage egg sandwiches
- breakfast tacos
- french toast
- breakfast burritos
- a big batch of pancakes with maple syrup
- huevos rancheros
- hearty breakfast casseroles
But if you’re ready to break out of the breakfast rut and try some new breakfast ideas that will satisfy a breakfast or brunch craving, this post has you covered.
From big family breakfast ideas to simple brunch recipes, these quick and easy food ideas are sure to please.
Yummy Family Breakfast Ideas and Brunch Recipes You Should Try
When hosting a crowd, it’s a good idea to prepare make-ahead recipes. The mornings will be less chaotic if you have some make-ahead options ready to go.
Sparkling Pomegranate and Rosemary Christmas Cocktail
Looking for a cockail recipe that can be boozy or not?
Wait until you try my good friend Michele from Vintage Home Designs sparkling pomegranate and rosemary Christmas cocktail that is light, refreshing, and fun to serve for a late breakfast or brunch.
I love how she served this pretty beverage too!
Isn’t that so fun?
Easy Breakfast Sausage Crescent Rolls For The Holidays
My good friend Jen from Midwest Life and Style made these incredibly delicious breakfast sausage crescent rolls that sound divine!
Easy-to-make, easy-to-serve, this dish sounds like a total crowd pleaser and something I’m adding to my repertoire this year.
Doesn’t it look delish?
Chocolate Chip French Toast Casserole
My good friends Anne and AnnMarie from Simply 2 Moms made this SUPER DELICIOUS french toast casserole with chocolate chips.
And let me tell you they had me at french toast.
I’m a huge fan of french toast as it is, but add some chocolate chips and whip it up into a casserole and you’ve got my heart.
Zesty Pistachio Cream Cheese Veggie Spread
My good friend Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse made this yummy pistachio cream cheese veggie spread that sounds easy to make and packs some personality.
I’m not really surprised because she makes some tasty dishes that have a little kick to them, so this one is no exception.
You’ve got to try this one. If you love pistachios, it’s a winner.
A Delicious and Easy Cranberry Bread Recipe
My good friend Pasha from Pasha is Home is joining us this month and I can’t wait to try her recipe.
Have you ever had cranberry bread before?
I have and if it’s freshly made, oh yum is it good!
Her recipe sounds super simple to make so if you are coming to my house over the holidays, don’t be surprised if we enjoy some!
The Best Peanut Butter Pie No Bake Recipe
This month, I was in charge of the dessert and I really brought it this time.
Did you get a chance to try my peanut butter pie recipe yet?
It’s really rich so a small piece goes a long way, but wowsas is it good!
But the best part?
NO BAKING REQUIRED. Easy to make and you can whip it up in like 15 minutes too.
Wait until you try this recipe for peanut butter pie!
Thanks for dropping by for our supper club party today…or maybe I should call it the brunch club party today since we are doing breakfasty lunchy kind of foods this month. What do you think?
Next up, is my good friend Michele from Vintage Home Designs.
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