Hot Topic: Breakfast for Dinner
Breakfast for dinner (sometimes called “brinner”) continues to spark creativity among both professional and home chefs. In fact, RestaurantNews.com predicts that the “breakfast for dinner” craze will rank as one of the hottest food trends in 2014. Whether you prefer a warm stack of pancakes or an egg-cellent savory dish, we have a few delicious and healthy ideas incorporating wheat germ for added nutrition.
Do you love eggs? Breakfast shouldn’t have all the fun when it comes to cooking up these affordable, protein-packed gems. Our Cheese, Bacon and Wheat Germ Grits with Poached Eggs and Spinach Frittata with Wheat Germ, Mushroom and Goat Cheese are ideal for the dinner table and loaded with flavor. To round out the meal, serve Fruit Kabobs with a Ginger Lemon Yogurt Sauce for a nutritious and easy dessert.
If you have a busy day planned, try one of the many make-ahead breakfast-for-dinner options that you can serve room temperature or pop in the oven when you get home. This Crispy Wheat Germ French Toast can be prepped ahead saving you precious time during the dinner rush. Wheat germ adds vitamins, minerals, fiber and a wonderful texture. If you’re looking for something savory, cook up this Zucchini, Gruyere and Wheat Germ Quiche in advance and reheat it when you’re ready for dinner. To go alongside, set up a make-your-own yogurt bar with various toppings such as fresh fruit, granola, seeds, toasted nuts, wheat germ and more.
During the cold winter months, nothing is more comforting than a giant platter of pancakes. These Berry Delicious and Easy Wheat Germ Pancakes are easy to make and use frozen berries, which are always in season! Of course, nothing goes with pancakes quite like bacon, so we’ve got three ways to cook bacon for you to choose from.
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