Eggs Florentine Casserole

Welcome to week three of the Hot Breakfast Challenge. Breakfast has always been a favorite meal for our family. My oldest regularly asks me at bedtime what will be served at the next meal. Even back before we had kids, my husband and I often went out for breakfast when we were dating or first married. For him, breakfast is a comfort food. For me? Any food is comfort food! But, one of my favorites … [Read more...]

Make Ahead Breakfasts

The number one reason I do not feed my kids a hot breakfast is because I oversleep. I am a morning person, but occasionally I stay up way too late, usually working on this blog and I cannot get up in the morning. Even though we homeschool, I like to finish breakfast and morning chores before 9 am so we can get started on school. If I don't start making breakfast until 8:30 our entire day runs … [Read more...]


  This breakfast bread can be made the night before or weeks before and frozen.  It was a big hit with the kids for breakfast this morning. Serve with fresh fruit or yogurt. PrintBabkaAuthor Toni Anderson IngredientsBread Ingredients2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast3 1/2 cups flour (I used half white, half whole wheat)1/2 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons softened butter1/3 cup … [Read more...]

Finnish Baked Pancakes and Crepes: Hot Breakfast Challenge

This week Fab Food Friday shares two of her favorite recipes. I am thankful for her guest post since I had a set back this morning. I woke up exhausted, achy and with a pretty upset stomach. The kids had requested biscuits, but I just couldn't get myself into the kitchen. I resorted to.... CEREAL!!!! I almost didn't admit to it, but I want to be honest. This could have been prevented if I had … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of February 9th ~ Plus a Hot Breakfast Giveaway!

The Hot Breakfast Challenge continues at the Happy House. Last week we enjoyed pancakes, French toast, eggs, oatmeal, and cinnamon rolls. A hot breakfast does not have to be fancy, eggs with a slice of whole wheat toast and some fresh fruit is a delicious and healthy alternative to preservative laden pre-packaged breakfast products. Last week I purchased Heavenly Homemakers Breakfast Cookbook … [Read more...]

Hot Breakfast Challenge ~ Week One (Basic Muffin Recipe)

It's time for the Hot Breakfast Challenge weekly report. Have you ditched the cereal yet! Our week got off to a crazy start, but is starting to shape up. On Sunday we had a few sick kids and a mom and dad that stayed up way too late. I usually am awake before the kids and have breakfast started but on Sunday those of us who were going to church were rushing around trying to get ready. Breakfast … [Read more...]