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17 Easy Fall Breakfast Casseroles — Recipes from The Kitchn

One way I know fall is truly here is when I wake up craving anything but my usual bowl of yogurt and fruit. With the arrival of brisk mornings, I find myself dusting off my slippers and wanting something warm to fill my stomach. These 17 savory and sweet breakfast casseroles are exactly that.

What's better is that almost all of them can be prepared the night before and simply baked in the oven before you're ready to eat. That means you can stay in bed a little while longer, which is always a plus on cool fall mornings.


This Is the Most Popular French Toast Recipe on Pinterest — On Trend

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Avocado toast is delicious, and eggs are super easy to make at home, but when you want something that feels special — or like dessert — there's nothing like French toast for brunch. I mean, it's basically bread that's fried and topped (or stuffed) with delicious things. And you get to eat that for breakfast! Win.

If you want something truly decadent for breakfast, Pinterest has just the thing you want to make. The most-saved French toast recipe on the social platform is filled with chocolate, peanut butter, and bananas.

Cue all of the oohs and aahs.


How TV Helps My Autistic Kids Eat Dinner — My Two Tables

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Here's how I pictured family dinner with my husband and three kids: Everyone is at the table, enjoying steak and fries while taking turns talking about the highlights from their day.

In reality, dinner is more of a workout than a time to relax over conversation. In reality, my husband and I have spent more dinners than I can count chasing our two autistic kids (my son and younger daughter), sensory seekers who like to launch themselves out of their seats at every opportunity. In reality, this ideal image doesn't fit our family dynamic at all.

But I'm learning that that's okay — with a little help from a TV and a therapist or two.


5 Smoothie Kits for a Week of Make-Ahead Breakfasts — Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

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By nature, smoothies are a quick and easy breakfast that are both nourishing and convenient to enjoy when you're on the go. But there is a way to make them even easier. The key to a smart smoothie routine isn't just the pairing of ingredients you load in the blender — it's knowing the best way to get a jump-start on your favorite breakfast drink by making smoothie kits in advance.


16 Essential Tailgating Recipes for Football Season — Recipes from The Kitchn

"Think of tailgating like a cocktail party, except the fancy cocktails and wine are Bloody Marys and beer" said my friend, and tailgating regular, as she guided me on what to bring to my first tailgate. Many years later, I can confidently agree — if you think about tailgating food as something that should be easy to eat with one hand and that will help balance out the beers and Bloody Marys, you can't really go wrong. Here are 16 recipes to take to your next tailgate.


Recipe: Classic PB&J Snack Cake — Easy Dessert Recipes

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If you're a fan of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches then boy oh boy, are you in for a treat. This snack cake starts with a tender, moist cake full of peanut flavor, but the crowning touch is in the hypnotic swirl of jelly over the top. A creamy peanut butter mixture and dollops of grape jelly mix and mingle throughout the cake batter and bake up so that every single bite of this cake tastes as though a PB&J and yellow cake collided. Don't blame me if you become as enamored of this cake as I am.


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