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Father’s Day Breakfast in Bed Recipes

15 June 2010 22 Comments

Are you giving dad breakfast in bed on his special day? Why not? It can be so fun to whip up a yummy breakfast and serve it up to the deserving dad in your life.

Here are a few recipes that will be sure to make him feel pampered & loved!

Tried & True Waffles

Ingredients

* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 4 teaspoons baking powder
* 2 tablespoons white sugar
* 2 eggs
* 1 1/2 cups warm milk

* 1/3 cup butter, melted

* 1.5 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

1. In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, baking powder and sugar; set aside. Preheat waffle iron to desired temperature.
2. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs. Stir in the milk, butter and vanilla. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture; beat until blended.
3. Ladle the batter into a preheated waffle iron. Cook the waffles until golden and crisp. Serve immediately.

Spinach Potato Frittata

Ingredients

* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 6 small red potatoes, sliced
* 1 cup torn fresh spinach
* 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
* salt and pepper to taste
* 6 eggs
* 1/3 cup milk
* 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Place potatoes in the skillet, cover, and cook about 10 minutes, until tender but firm. Mix in spinach and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking 1 to 2 minutes, until spinach is wilted.
2. In a medium bowl, beat together eggs and milk. Pour into the skillet over the vegetables. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 5 to 7 minutes, or until eggs are firm.

Yummy Smoothie

Ingredients

* 1/2 cup nonfat milk
* 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
* 1/2 frozen banana, peeled and chopped
* 1 teaspoon honey
* 1/2 cup frozen strawberries

Directions

1. In a blender, blend the milk, yogurt, banana, honey, and strawberries until smooth.

Will you be making breakfast in bed for dad on Father’s Day? Share your AM plans for dad!

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22 Comments »

  • sue said:

    Letting daddy sleep in and making a big breakfast with the kids help.

  • chrystal said:

    Yumm! these look delicious! Now to decide which one to make :)

  • chrystal said:

    I shared!

  • Minna said:

    These recipes are great! I’ve been looking for a waffle recipe and I think I’m going to try it with whole wheat flour since my husband is diabetic. We are actually going to have family photos taken on Father’s Day since we baby will be 1 month!

  • Chrissy said:

    Mmmmmmm! That spinach and potato frittata, waffles and smoothie sound YUMMMMMMMMY!!! I make a frittata for breakfast, but not with spinach. I’ll have to try that one!

    Little One and I will be making Hubby breakfast for Father’s Day, only I won’t serve it to him in bed. LOL! As a kid, we always made Mom and Dad breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but as an adult, I have issues about eating in bed! LOL! *sigh* I know…pretty sad! LOL!

  • Chrissy said:

    I shared on Twitter @chancesmommy!

  • Sarah M said:

    Dad will definitely be getting breaky in bed this weekend! My daughter will be 3 late this summer and she LOVES helping me in the kitchen. We’ll be serving him up a mound of chocolate chip pancakes, essential bacon, and fresh lemonade!

  • Kristen said:

    I’ll make my hubby breakfast but unless he starts serving me in bed then he can’t have it in bed either. Plus he is a messy eater. LOL! I can’t wait to see his reaction to what our boys home made gifts. Happy Father’s day to all the wonderful dads out there!!!!

  • Sally said:

    We will be going to church and the out for breakfast with Daddy! His favorite meal!

  • brittany davis said:

    going to let daddy sleep in and make him pancakes bacon and eggs.

  • B's Mom said:

    I will be definitely making my hubby breakfast in bed…maybe not so elaborate as your recipes but for sure there will be bacon and eggs….maybe that smoothie you mentioned if he is lucky ;)

  • Sarah said:

    Ooooooooo the waffles sound delicious!!! I think my daughter and I will be making him breakfast (if not enough time for the waffles, then bacon and eggs for sure!) but not serving him in bed…still gotta make it in time to go to church lol!

  • Amanda said:

    MMMMMMMM those all def look so good. My husband will be coming home from work fathers day morning and probably heading straight to bed…but those are def some great ideas for supper, since tech that will be his breakfast …He will have to get up to eat though, cause if he doesnt shower 1st he wont make it to work on time for that night..lol

  • Chrissy said:

    I shared on Facebook! :)

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