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post #21 of 50
Ours isn't healthy either but we only have it Christmas Day! We've been making this breakfast since I was a kid. We look forward to it all year. This whole year I've been having gut problems I kept thinking I just wanted to get well enough to eat this meal haha

Warm home made cinnamon rolls (with home made dough and all. the kids like the nut-free one, us adults like the gooey nut topping) mmmmm
Scrambled eggs
Sausage
OJ
Coffee
post #22 of 50
Ours isn't healthy, either, but again, I only make it once a year. I make shrimp and grits and it is fabulous.
post #23 of 50
I put 2 pieces of fruit in the kids stockings (which are opened first)... and are eaten before we move onto tree presents... after that then i might do cinnamon rolls (from a can - i know i know...) or just have bagles and such out. I did make a casserol last year - which i may or may not try again this year
post #24 of 50
We have a french toast casserole that is baked in the oven and my husband has to have his bacon. I use a nice loaf of bread from the bakery or brioches if I can find them.
post #25 of 50
Ours is not healthy either, but oh so yummy! I try to convince myself that because it has fruit, it's healthy. Here's a link to the recipe. http://www.recipezaar.com/Georgia-French-Toast-12300 It's lovely with sausage. NOTE: If you do this recipe, it's best prepared the night before.
post #26 of 50
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Originally Posted by sebarnes View Post
Ours isn't healthy, either, but again, I only make it once a year. I make shrimp and grits and it is fabulous.
What's not healthy about that?

We've been having the same Xmas breakfast my entire life, and I'm not about to change it now, even though we don't even celebrate... Steak and eggs, biscuits and gravy. Even when times were tough and money was tight we still always had this breakfast.
post #27 of 50
fresh squeezed Oj
chicken apple sausage
scrambled eggs
blueberry muffins

I love Christmas morning!
post #28 of 50
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What's not healthy about that?
Lots of butter, heavy cream and sausage
post #29 of 50
Thread Starter 
Thanks everyone for the great ideas! It all sounds sooo yummy! I think we are going to do this:

Steak
eggs
biscuits
Gravy
fruit salad
post #30 of 50
We have a tradition of making dozens of pans of cinnamon rolls a couple weeks before Christmas & freezing them. A couple days before the holidays, we start gifting them to the kids teachers & school secretaries, my massage clients, family & friends. Christmas morning I throw a pan in the oven as the coffee is brewing. The kids always get an orange from Santa in the foot of their stockings so they snack on that until the rolls are warmed up and we feast on the ooey gooey goodness and sip warm drinks while opening presents. I get the best stories from others who warm our rolls up for their families or the secretary who gets up before dawn on Christmas to have her cinnamon roll & tea alone before the busy day begins. What a great treat it is!
post #31 of 50
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Originally Posted by cristeen View Post
What's not healthy about that?
That's probably one of the healthier options here...of course, I guess it depends what goes in it. My daughter loves the yellow corn grits with a fried egg on top, so I make that for her sometimes, but it's just the grits and water.

We don't really have a Christmas breakfast tradition, but I want to start one. The kids just usually eat their stocking candy and then we heat up dinner leftovers.
post #32 of 50
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Originally Posted by cristeen View Post
What's not healthy about that?
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In my house, special occasion grits are made with heavy cream. They are sooooooo good.
post #33 of 50
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Originally Posted by Nikita67 View Post
Ours is not healthy either, but oh so yummy! I try to convince myself that because it has fruit, it's healthy. Here's a link to the recipe. http://www.recipezaar.com/Georgia-French-Toast-12300 It's lovely with sausage. NOTE: If you do this recipe, it's best prepared the night before.
Wow. That sounds awesome.

Such great stuff here. I want to have several Christmas mornings!
post #34 of 50
well, this is not for the health conscious or vegetarian-and I assure you, we eat this once a year! I typically serve a savory dish and a sweet dish-monkey bread for the kids, and the savory dish is homemade beef hash. We do a prime rib for Christmas eve and the leftovers go into it. I have to say, if you slop a big spoonfool of that on my plate, top it with a sunny side up egg and hand me a bloody mary it's about as close to heaven as it gets.

Then the next day we go skiing to work it off.
post #35 of 50
For some odd reason nobody is ever hungry here on Christmas morning. So all I have planned is cranberry juice/champagne and the Christmas fruitcake I made in October.
post #36 of 50
We'll be having grain free banana bread french toast, grain free stuffed french toast, bacon, eggs, hashbrowns... mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...
post #37 of 50
I usually invite the grandparents over for brunch on Christmas morning, so I make more dishes than I otherwise would, and this is definitely a once-a-year treat. We have an egg/cheese/sausage casserole, baked French toast casserole, hot spiced fruit, and MIL brings a coffee cake. It's one of my favorite meals to prepare--everything gets made the night before so all I have to do is pop it in the oven on Christmas morning.
post #38 of 50
post #39 of 50
we're going to be over at the inlaws, so Im thinking of just doing something simple like a low-carb banana bread (nut flour), and maybe a breakfast casserole.
anybody know how an egg-based casserole holds up if i make it the day before? do the eggs turn rubbery?
post #40 of 50
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Originally Posted by sebarnes View Post
Lots of butter, heavy cream and sausage
Nothing there that would place it in the "unhealthy" category for me.

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Originally Posted by Viola View Post
That's probably one of the healthier options here...of course, I guess it depends what goes in it.
THat's what I was thinking, too.

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Originally Posted by BetsyS View Post
In my house, special occasion grits are made with heavy cream. They are sooooooo good.
Again - nothing unhealthy there.

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Originally Posted by mata View Post
well, this is not for the health conscious or vegetarian-and I assure you, we eat this once a year! I typically serve a savory dish and a sweet dish-monkey bread for the kids, and the savory dish is homemade beef hash. We do a prime rib for Christmas eve and the leftovers go into it. I have to say, if you slop a big spoonfool of that on my plate, top it with a sunny side up egg and hand me a bloody mary it's about as close to heaven as it gets.
Again - in the hash, nothing that would make it unhealthy in my mind. The monkey bread - yeah. The hash, no.

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Originally Posted by bella_stranger View Post
anybody know how an egg-based casserole holds up if i make it the day before? do the eggs turn rubbery?
To serve cold, it's fine. Don't reheat it though, that's what turns it rubbery. Or you can put it together the night before, and bake it that morning.
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