Bored of the bacon-and-eggs brunch routine?
Brunch, everyone’s favourite meal of the day, is a blast to host and attend. Impress your friends (while intimidating your frenemies) with these surprisingly easy and unique brunch recipes. They require minimal night-before preparation, ensuring you’re not over-salting your burnt eggs benedict with your tears after a morning of stressful cooking.
Deviled Egg Croissant-wiches / Pinterest
Avocado Toast with Cilantro Lime Cashew Cream / Pinterest
Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza / Pinterest
Although there’s nothing wrong with cold, leftover pizza for breakfast, this fancy ’za is a great alternative to traditional breakfasts. Loaded with protein, it’s the ideal way to share breakfast with friends. Bonus: You can make this low-cal by substituting a cauliflower pizza crust.
Papaya Breakfast Boat / Pinterest
Foolproof in its simplicity and so healthy it hurts (papaya is really good for your skin), you can easily prepare a papaya breakfast bowl for each guest in no time. You don’t even have to use the stove!
Raspberry Rose Baked French Toast / Pinterest
This is super-impressive, and the best part is you can prep everything the night before and then throw it in the oven so when your guests arrive you can be coolly drinking a Caesar and looking like the casual domestic goddess you are.
Smoked Salmon Egg Stuffed Avocado / Pinterest
This one requires a bit more practice, but with a bit of focus, it takes virtually no time at all to whip up a round of these. Click here for more health benefits of eggs.
Spring Detox Smoothie / Pinterest
If you prep all the ingredients the night before and leave them in a plastic bag in the freezer, you’ll be set to make your guests a healthy beverage alternative to the typical boozy brunch cocktails. Also, if you make an extra-large pitcher of green tea, you can have enough leftovers to serve it iced!
Shakshuka with Garlic Confit / Pinterest
Shakshuka is great because it only requires one pan. You can prep everything before people get there, and if you make the tomato sauce the night before, you’re set! Timing with this one is everything, so make sure to set your kitchen timer.
Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl / Pinterest
Chia seeds are having a moment right now, and for these breakfast bowls, you absolutely have to let the chia seeds thicken overnight. This super-healthy breakfast bowl is a definite crowd pleaser if you have any friends with dietary restrictions.