Rise and shine with a savory muffins breakfast. Try a savory twist on breakfast muffins with these Sun Dried Tomato Corn Muffins.
This month, Recipe ReDux members were challenged to create new healthy takes on eating savory or dinner-inspired dishes for breakfast.
Growing up in an Italian family, bread was accompanied with dinner on the side with any dish. We did eat a lot of Italian dishes growing up, so fresh Italian bread was typically served with those dinners. The times we strayed away from our Italian roots, there was still bread on the table and often cornbread since that was one of my sister’s favorites.
I remember not thinking some of the dinners didn’t pair well with the sweet corn bread, so I took the opportunity with this challenge to change it up a little and create a savory corn muffin.
These savory corn muffins were great on their own. I also melted a little cheddar cheese on top. My mind instantly started thinking of recipes to pair these muffins with, like a hearty soup, chili, or sauteed collard greens. These would even be great cut up and turned into a savory corn bread stuffing.
Take out your waffle maker and whip up a batch of these Cheesy Cauliflower Waffles (aka. “Cauli-Waffles”) for a fun new breakfast!
As a food blogger and recipe developer, I always have recipe ideas running through my mind. This “cauli-waffle” idea was inspired when I was organizing my kitchen gadgets and found my waffle maker buried in the back of one of my cabinets. I honestly forget what kitchen gadgets that I have sometimes. Hi, my name is Julie and I am a kitchen gadget hoarder.
I set my waffle maker on my counter and was planning on making waffles for a fun weekend breakfast, but when I woke up Saturday morning, I was craving savory rather than sweet. The plan for the cauliflower rice that was sitting in my fridge was to make my Hawaiian Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice for dinner that night, was used for my breakfast instead.
This is going to become one of my brunch staples. I topped my waffle with a fried egg, avocado, and tomato slices. Now that is what I call a savory breakfast.
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