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"12 Overnight Breakfast Casseroles for Christmas Morning" eCookbook
By: Sarah Kennedy, Editor, RecipeLion.com
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As wonderful as Christmas is, it always manages to make a mess of our schedules, especially when the whole family is staying over. With everyone dashing to and fro, a large Christmas breakfast or brunch can be a challenge. The best way to feed the entire family at once and still add that oh-so-special homemade touch is with delicious breakfast casseroles. With our latest eCookbook, 12 Overnight Breakfast Casseroles for Christmas Morning, you’ll have plenty of make-ahead casserole options to impress your family and friends.
With these make ahead casseroles, you can get some well-deserved shut-eye on the night before Christmas. That way, you can get up early on Christmas morning, pop the dish into the oven and get back to celebrating! Then you can focus on the more important part of Christmas—your wonderful family. When everyone dives into the mountain of gifts beneath the tree, you won’t be worrying about preparing an elaborate meal; you’ll be right there with them!
This collection is particularly special because it includes the classic flavors of your favorite breakfast casserole recipes, but also incorporates your favorite Christmas themes. It also provides some new breakfast casserole make ahead recipes that you may not have tried before. Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole (pg. 5) includes eggs, bacon and cheese—all the classics—as well as a hint of hot sauce and a crunchy cereal topping! Meanwhile, Morning Glory Casserole (pg. 10) is creamy, cheesy, and high in protein for an energy boost that will last throughout a day of sledding, gift giving, or riding in a one horse open sleigh! If you’re looking for something a little more gourmet, try the Xmas Morning Overnight Breakfast Casserole (pg. 13). It’s topped with bright, tangy Roma tomatoes that are a tasty addition to the casserole and recall the bright and cheerful colors of Christmas.
The casseroles in this chapter are perfect for any occasion, but their simplicity and classic flavors make them the perfect combination of ease, flavor, and nutrition that you need to start out your Christmas Day. A breakfast that is high in protein will tide everyone over until the gigantic feast at the end of the day! If you usually eat a massive dinner on Christmas Eve, these overnight casseroles make great brunch options.
These Christmas morning casserole recipes are also a great way to maintain moderation if you’re dieting over Christmas, and they help you ensure that the kids eat something healthy too. After a slice of one of these filling breakfast casserole recipes, everyone will feel so satisfied that they won’t be tempted to overload on candy and sweets. Make Ahead Meat & Veggie Breakfast Casserole (pg. 15) will help you sneak in some vitamin-rich vegetables on Christmas Day. Meanwhile, Mini Make Ahead Breakfast Casseroles (pg. 16) have all the necessary protein for a satisfying breakfast, but they are already perfectly portioned so that you can fill up on other Christmas goodies throughout the day! Oh, and don’t forget to try the unforgettable hash brown casserole in this chapter!
Sweeten the deal with these amazing overnight French toast recipes! These are so tasty and sweet, they’ll remind you why you love Christmas. Overnight French toast is a wonderful invention, and they’ll allow you to prepare them and clean up the kitchen before the craziness of Christmas Day ever begins! These easy casseroles recipes taste just like a professional made them, but they hardly take any time or effort.
Try Make Ahead Baked Eggnog French Toast (pg. 18) for that creamy, signature holiday taste. For a more traditional taste, try Best Baked Overnight French Toast (pg. 19). Once you try these Christmas morning casserole recipes, you’ll want to have them for breakfast or brunch every weekend!
Give yourself the gift of relaxation on Christmas Day. Make these easy breakfast casseroles ahead of time, and don’t worry about a thing on Christmas morning. Take a hint from Santa and get your rest!
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