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  • 7 Delicious Make-Ahead Breakfasts – New to Cooking Light Diet

    Posted December 22nd, 2021 by

    The holidays are here, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll have a few extra people in your house to feed. One of our favorite ways to maximize time with friends and family this time of year is to use make-ahead meals. To keep your family satisfied and help you stay on track, we’ve added these seven delicious (and healthier) make-ahead breakfasts that are perfect for a cozy and relaxing morning.

    Pecan Sticky Rolls

    These sticky rolls are so delicious. The dough for these rolls rises twice before being shaped, contributing to the wonderfully rich flavor and soft texture.

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    Crustless Smoked Turkey and Spinach Quiche

    This make-ahead quiche is one of our favorite for holiday gatherings. Plenty satisfying and easy on the waistline, this crustless turkey and spinach quiche is a perfect brunch recipe to share.

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    Hash Brown Casserole with Bacon, Onions, and Cheese

    Though filling enough as a main dish, you can also serve smaller portions of this creamy, cheesy casserole as a tasty side to scrambled eggs.

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    Cranberry-Apple French Toast Casserole

    This prep-ahead casserole, which turns extra dinner rolls and cranberry sauce into a brunch or dessert treat, is especially welcome if you are entertaining houseguests for the long holiday weekend.

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    Orange-Pecan French Toast Casserole

    This overnight French toast casserole saves you the trouble of standing over a griddle flipping individual slices of French toast.

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    Bloody Good Bloody Mary

    Pickle juice is the secret weapon here, delivering briny tartness to make this drink lip-smackingly delicious. For a vegan version, use vegan Worcestershire sauce.

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    Easy French Toast Casserole

    This easy french toast casserole is a rich and decadent addition to any breakfast or brunch table. If you don’t want to use the orange liqueur, you can substitute 1 to 2 teaspoons of orange juice.
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    We hope these simple make-ahead meals bring you comfort and joy this holiday season.

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