Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

by Katie Sullivan Morford
Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

by Katie Sullivan Morford


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Written for busy families and busy weekday mornings, this breakfast cookbook offers 75 simple and delicious recipes that will make the first meal of the day worth waking up for
Give your kids—and yourself—something to rise and shine about. This cookbook is the answer for every parent who has struggled to get breakfast on the table and to get their child to actually eat it. With 75 breakfast recipes that are entry-level-easy—with at least half requiring no more than five minutes of hands-on prep time—every delicious recipe is an exercise in good nutrition and good taste.
Written by a nutritionist with three children, this book arms parents with tips, recipes, and inspiration for making a nourishing breakfast doable and delicious. Rise and Shine is made for busy families and busy mornings—so when breakfast isn’t the priority, you can still eat something to start your day off right.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611802948
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 08/16/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,002,068
Product dimensions: 7.02(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

KATIE SULLIVAN MORFORD, MS, RD, is a freelance food and nutrition writer with more than twenty years of professional writing experience. She has been published in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Real Simple, Cooking Light, Bon Appétit, Shape, Self, and Fit Pregnancy. She is also on the advisory board of New Parent and Baby & Toddler magazine where she consults on nutrition-related content. Katie is the author of the cookbook Best Lunch Box Ever (Chronicle Books, 2013), and the the blog Mom's Kitchen Handbook, which she launched in December 2010. When not cooking, you can usually find her curled up with a book, practicing yoga, or traveling with her husband and three daughters.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Why Morning Matters 3

2 Making It Happen 19

3 Smoothies and Drinks 27

Strawberries and Cream Spoon Smoothie 30

Blueberry Superfood Smoothie 33

A Green Smoothie (Even Kids Will Love) 34

Orange Almond Date Lassi 37

Citrus Coconut Water Cooler 38

Milk and Honey Latte 39

Almost Instant Chocolate Breakfast Drink 41

4 Everyday Eggs 43

Egg-in-a-Nest Pesto Pizza 45

Perfect Soft-Cooked Eggs with Buttered Soldiers 46

Greens and Whole Grains Scramble 49

Weekday Huevos 50

Muffin Tin Baked Eggs 52

One-Eyed Jack in a Bagel 54

Veggie Scramble Pita Pockets 56

Make-Ahead Mini Spinach Frittatas 58

Pimento and Cheddar Egg Pie 60

Sweet Egg Crepe with Cherry Jam and Crème Fraîche 62

5 Granola, Oats, and Breakfast Grains 65

My Girls' Granola 66

Apricot Ginger Cluster Granola 69

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muesli 71

Good Morning Trail Mix 73

Savory Overnight Oats 75

"Better Than Boxed" Instant Oatmeal 77

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Polenta 80

Quinoa Bowl with Fall Fruits 82

Slow Cooker Coconut Rice Pudding 84

Morning Fried Rice 86

6 Yogurt and Fruit 89

"Get Up and Go" Yogurt Cups 90

Raspberry Chia Yogurt Pops 92

Honey Stewed Summer Fruit 94

Pretty Pomegranate Sundaes 97

Savory Yogurt Bowls 99

Breakfast Baked Apples 100

7 Sandwiches and Wraps 103

Drive-Through Egg Sandwich 104

Good Morning BLT 107

Oozy Pear and Gruyère Panini 109

Peanut Butter Raspberry Waffle Iron Sandwich 111

French Kids' Breakfast Baguette 112

Strawberry Ricotta Tea Sandwich 115

Nutty Banana Bites 116

Tex Mex Tofu Wraps 118

Cheesy Greens Quesadilla 120

Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos 122

8 Toast 125

"Eat Your Veggies" Tartine 126

Egg and Avocado Smash 128

Layered Lox Toast 129

Turkish Toast 131

Cottage Cheese, Olive Oil, and Black Pepper Tartine 132

Waldorf Toast 135

Teddy Bear Toast 136

Granola Apple Stacks 139

9 Pancakes, Waffles, and French Toast 141

Rise and Shine Pancake Mix 142

Barely Banana Protein Pancakes (with 4 Little Ingredients) 145

One-Bowl Chile Cheese Cornmeal Pancakes 147

Make-and-Freeze Buttermilk Waffles 150

Strawberry Waffle Sandwich 153

Weekday Waffle Iron French Toast 154

Slow Cooker Cinnamon French Toast 156

10 Make-Ahead Muffins, breads, and Bars 159

Lemon Blueberry Polenta Muffins 160

Double Pumpkin Pie Muffins 162

Good Morning Sunshine Muffins 165

Banana Chocolate Chip Millet Bread (for Slow Cooker or Oven) 168

No-Knead Brown Bread 171

Cheesy Zucchini and Olive Bread 174

Birdseed Bars 177

Milk and Cereal Bars 179

Baked Applesauce Molasses Donuts 182

11 Weekend Favorites 185

Grapefruit Brûlée with Mint and Crème Fraiche 186

A Little Fruit Salad 187

Blackberry Orange Puffy Pancake 188

Buckwheat Blender Crepes 191

3-Ingredient Apple Butter Toaster Tarts 194

Big Joe's Huevos Rancheros 196

Roasted Roots Hash with Poached Eggs 199

Farmers' Market Salad with Warm and Crispy Goat Cheese 202

Acknowledgments 204

Resources 206

Index 207

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