“Man cannot live on presents alone.” NYTimes
I love that quote! After the last present has been opened, your loved ones will be famished. Many of these brunch recipes can be made ahead, leaving you to savor the magic of the season too. From sweet to savory, all of these recipes are delicious and sure to please your peeps as you break the fast together on Christmas morn.
Festive with a wonderful orange glaze.
Decadent. It is Christmas after all!
Quick to make, you could just serve this marmalade with toast and be done, it is so good!
The waffles for low carb lovers. The batter is all puréed cauliflower!
How can you resist all this gorgeousness? The olive oil makes this cake so silky.
Make ahead and throw in any veggies you have on hand. These will disappear!
Make it easier with prepared crust. Using a springform makes this a showstopper.
Substitute green asparagus if you can’t find white ones. Prepared Crust makes this easy, Trader Joe’s is my favorite to get the height of this deep dish size.
A salad as colorful as all the wrapping paper! Its citrus flavors will wake every sleepy head up!
Keep the proportions the same and you can throw in whatever veggies and protein you want. Shrimp, scallops and spinach anyone?
Spectacular and no one will guess how easy it was to make.
Understated but totally tasty, a fig offering, because, well, it’s Christmas!
And if you need some table-setting inspiration, these 2 tablescapes from Christmas past can all be set ahead.
Feeling crafty and want to slow down with a little Christmassy craft while you watch your favorite Christmas movie? These orange pomanders will permeate the scent of the holidays all through the house!
Wishing you a delicious Christmas morning and a very peaceful, love-filled holiday season.