Host with This Perfect DIY Weekender Brunch

 

Kara Elise helps take the hardship out of hosting brunch. With these two easy and sophisticated recipes, a perfect brunch is just a snap away.

Host with This Perfect DIY Weekender Brunch

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Kara Elise helps take the hardship out of hosting brunch. With these two easy and sophisticated recipes, a perfect brunch is just a snap away.


Hosting guests for a meal is an incredible way to welcome friends and invite them into rich conversation and laughter over great food. Some meals are easier to prepare than others. Brunch, in particular, can seem like a hard quest to conquer. Does it need to be fancy or gourmet? What will your guests think of your cooking skills?

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Well, throw your fear of the kitchen out the door because we’re here to help you whip up the easiest brunch feast. Today on The Brekkie Series, Kara’s making a baked oatmeal dish as well as a seasonal frittata that’s sure to impress your guests. So what are you waiting for? Send out the invites and get cooking; with Kara’s help, you’re going to do great! 

Baked Oatmeal

 You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3 cups almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 2 eggs
  • fruit of choice (Kara uses raspberries, bananas and apples)
  • dash of cinnamon
  • dash of salt
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° degrees F.
  2. Combine the rolled oats, almond milk, two eggs and fruit of choice in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add a dash of cinnamon and salt.
  4. Pour 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of vanilla into the mixture.
  5. Mix ingredients until combined.
  6. Pour mixture into a baking dish.
  7. Place dish in oven and bake for 30 minutes.

Seasonal Frittata

You’ll Need:

  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • dash of salt
  • dash of pepper
  • olive oil
  • vegetables of choice (Kara uses spinach, tomatoes and bell peppers)
  • sriracha sauce (or condiment of choice)

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, add eggs, 1/2 cup of milk and a dash of salt and pepper.
  2. Whisk the ingredients together.
  3. On a burner set to medium-high, heat skillet with a bit of olive oil.
  4. Add vegetables of choice to the pan. (Kara uses spinach, tomatoes and bell peppers.)
  5. Sauté vegetables for 2-5 minutes or until partially cooked through.
  6. Pour egg mixture into the skillet.
  7. Let the frittata cook for roughly 3 minutes on stove.
  8. Remove the skillet from the stove and place it in the oven (with the oatmeal) for about 10 minutes or until it’s completely set.
  9. Top your frittata with condiment of choice. (Kara uses Sriracha sauce.)
  10. Enjoy!

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