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Green Chile Southwest Breakfast Casserole

Light and airy like a soufflé, our Green Chile Breakfast Casserole is moist and cheesy, with just the right amount of spice. The absence of any bread helps to keep it light, and instead of separating eggs and whipping the whites, baking powder is added to help it rise. Puréed cottage cheese adds a creamy… Read more »

Oval baking dish filled with Baked Cinnamon French Toast, topped with berries and a spoon dishing out one serving

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

Baked Cinnamon French Toast is going to be your new favorite morning treat. Why? Because it’s full of divine flavors, varying textures and bright colors – and, if that isn’t enough, it’s super easy to prepare ahead of time. To make this baked French toast, simply steep slices of purchased cinnamon raisin bread in a… Read more »

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Premade Breakfast Burritos

Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos are a tasty on-the-go morning treat. Wrapping the traditional breakfast ingredients of scrambled eggs, sausage and potatoes inside a flour tortilla makes this delectable combination into a convenient, hand held package. I spice them up a bit by adding onion, peppers, salsa – oh, and some cheese, too! Using whole wheat… Read more »

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Breakfast Sandwiches with Egg

Breakfast Sandwiches with Egg have been a favorite morning treat in our house for years. Why? Because not only are they delicious, they’re quick and easy to prepare – and can be made ahead and frozen, too. No more skipping breakfast or stopping to pick something up from a drive-thru! And, these homemade breakfast sandwiches… Read more »

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Toasted Bagels with Egg Salad & Smoked Salmon

Tasty and colorful Toasted Bagels with Egg Salad and Smoked Salmon are my husband Robert’s favorite breakfast! Robert loves egg salad and smoked salmon, so combining the two in an open-faced sandwich for his breakfast one morning was a no-brainer. For the egg salad, I start with hard boiling eggs in my Instant Pot –… Read more »

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Christmas Morning Baked Eggs in Ramekins

Christmas Morning Eggs are quick and easy to prepare – and oh, so scrumptious! I can’t recall a Christmas morning without them. Morning Eggs (or Shirred Eggs Recipe) The Clayton family has been eating these fabulous baked eggs on Christmas morning since my brother Jim and I were little kids. I always joke and say… Read more »

Light blue cups filled with Baked Eggs in Tomatoes with Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce

Baked Eggs in Tomatoes with Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce

Baked Eggs in Tomatoes with Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce is a scrumptious, colorful, vegetarian alternative to eggs benedict, and is perfect for a special breakfast or brunch! This recipe for Baked Eggs in Tomatoes came from good friend and fabulous cook Lou Raders. She created it when she was hosting a baby shower for her… Read more »

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Goat Cheese and Fresh Herb Omelets

Healthy, quick and easy, these 5-ingredient, gluten-free Goat Cheese and Fresh Herb Omelets were inspired by a trip to Southern France. These omelets were inspired by a trip to France, during which my husband Robert and I ate several scrumptious dishes with both fresh herbs and creamy goat cheese. We love omelets for breakfast, and… Read more »

Blue baking dish with Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing

Leftover Stuffing with Cheesy Baked Eggs

Cheesy Baked Eggs with Leftover Stuffing – a quick and super easy way to use up some of those Thanksgiving leftovers! Thanksgiving Leftover Breakfast Casserole with Stuffing One of the best aspects of Thanksgiving is the leftovers. Turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, turkey casserole – even turkey surprise! But in the past few years I have… Read more »

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Eggs in Purgatory Recipe (Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce)

I love these Poached Eggs in Italian Tomato Sauce because they are full of flavor and take just minutes to put together in the morning. A sweet and slightly spicy mixture of diced tomatoes flavored with basil, oregano, garlic, parsley, rosemary and red pepper flakes are the base for poaching eggs. Starting with canned Italian… Read more »

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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