Easy Family Friendly Valentine's Day Breakfast Ideas

Valentine's Day falls on Saturday this year....... so surprise the family with a fabulous breakfast...

 Make it Special!

These recipes are easy… most can be prepped ahead… and oh so good…. peruse the list and see what fits in your time and budget… for a list of even more ideas… check out the Breakfast and Brunch label.

Quick and easy recipes

Special doesn't have to mean a lot of prep or time in the kitchen ...

Easy Sugared Doughnut Bites ... these are truly easy... and sooo good!

Easy Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes…. these are more like muffins than cupcakes... and perfect for a quick weekday breakfast....

Breakfast Bruschetta with Mascarpone and Blueberries… all I can say is easy and yummmmm… absolutely delicious… add scrambled eggs and you have yourself a great breakfast!

Easy Fancy Shmansy Breakfast Ideas

Cheddar and Chive Eggs In Shell with a Cheese Sauce…. or put the cheddar and chive eggs in a crepe… quick easy and foolproof…and oh so delicious!

Eggs Benedict – terrific poached eggs on an English muffin with luscious Hollandaise Sauce over it… Need to make poached eggs for more than your pan can do?  Make them in the oven!  So easy!  Click here for the "How To Make Poached Eggs in the Oven"

Don't forget Breakfast Sides....

Serve your breakfast with Home Fries and a slice of cantaloupe …. Perfect! 

 Bacon… add bacon to your breakfast…do it the easy way.. make the bacon in the oven! … quick and easy and hardly any clean-up.

Breakfast Casseroles .......... these are great for serving a family… everyone loves them and they’re easy… some terrific choices are:

Country Gravy Breakfast Casserole - one of my most requested recipes... just delicious!

Spanish Tortilla

Sausage and Cheese Strata… or maybe a Strata with different ingredients …. try the Spinach Ham and Cheese Strata

Southwest Potato and Egg Bake - all the flavors you love from the southwest in an easy egg bake

And for even more ideas....


Waffles are always good… make them plain with syrup or get a little fancy and make Bananas Foster Waffles (I have a non-alcohol version too)… or maybe Peach Melba Waffles…. Don’t forget to check my Waffle Making Tips.

Cinnamon Roll Waffles... another waffle that's so good.. you can close your eyes and think you're eating a cinnamon roll!

French Toast

Banana Foster Stuffed French Toast - combines the fabulous flavors of that famous dessert and makes it into a wonderful breakfast treat

Chocolate French Toast - what can I say?.. Valentine's Day and chocolate just go together... Drizzle some raspberry syrup on it... a little powdered sugar... a Chocolate Lover's Dream! 

Try a French Toast Casserole... prepare it the night before and pop it in the oven in the morning... what could be simpler?


Light and Fluffy Pancakes…. everybody loves pancakes…  they’re always a hit.

 German Apple Pancake... can be made in the oven.. stress-free ... fool-proof... and delicious!

Mini Dutch Babies - another pancake made in the oven .. this time they're minis.... make them in a muffin tin and the whole family can enjoy them... serve these with a delicious Dark Cherry Sauce.

White Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Raspberry Syrup - make it special!

Special Kid Friendly Ideas:

French Toast Sticks - another easy recipe kid's will love!

Hash Brown Nests and Eggs… you can make a bunch or a few … they look so good… kid’s love them!

Southwestern Breakfast Quesadillas -  a terrific on-the- go breakfast for a busy weekend morning.... easy and just yummy!

Breakfast Burrito - another delicious quick on-the-go breakfast .. check  the recipe post for great make-ahead and time saving tips

Egg Biscuit and Egg Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches - don't spend a fortune at the fast food place... make these breakfast sandwiches yourself... they're easy!

Green Eggs and Ham - who doesn't love Dr Seuss? ... a great fun way to get kids to eat spinach!

Kid Friendly Cream Cheese and Jam Omelet - an omelet stuffed with cream cheese and jelly... truly a yummy kid's breakfast!

I could go on and on…. check out the Breakfast and Brunch in the labels for more terrific ideas!

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