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Delicious Meals

7 Ways to Dress Up Breakfast

Looking to make your first meal of the day less of a bore? Read on for some inspired flavor combinations that will shake up your family’s morning routine.

Breakfast provides the perfect opportunity to sit down with your family and enjoy a tasty meal together before you all run off to start the day. So why not give the morning meal as much love as lunch and dinner Instead of sticking to the same old bowl of cold cereal or slice of toast, try these simple, flavorful combinations that will get everyone out of bed and to the breakfast table in record time.

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1. Green Giant Veggie Hash Browns Cauliflower & Broccoli + sunny-side-up eggs + spinach + Hollandaise sauce

It couldn’t be easier to whip up this delicious international favorite. And you don’t have to travel farther than your kitchen table to enjoy it! Simply follow this recipe

2. McCann’s Maple & Brown Sugar Instant Irish Oatmeal + pineapple chunks + shredded coconut

Start your day on a tropical note with this mélange of tastes and textures that will awaken your taste buds.


McCann’s Irish Oatmeal is a beloved breakfast staple in the U.S., but it’s made exclusively from oats grown in Ireland. Use McCann’s Quick Cooking Rolled Irish Oats in homemade scones or oatmeal banana bread.

3. Cream of Wheat + Maple Grove Farms Pure Maple Syrup + fresh or frozen blueberries

This “berry” good combo will have your entire family singing their way out the door in the morning. And, trust us, it won’t be the blues!

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4. Maple Grove Farms Belgian Waffle Mix + blueberries + strawberries

Need help getting the kids out of bed? Pull the waffle mix out of the pantry, and once that delectable smell wafts into their rooms, they’ll be racing to the kitchen to help sprinkle on the toppings.


Get your fill of veggies at breakfast by creating a corned beef hash using Green Giant Riced Veggies with Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes. Find the recipe here.

5. McCann’s Traditional Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal + Grandma’s Original Molasses + dried apricots

Nothing warms you up like a thick and creamy bowl of classic Irish steel-cut oatmeal. Let it simmer for 30 minutes, then top it off with the sweet flavor of molasses and a sprinkle of chopped dried fruit. Grandma would approve.

6. Cream of Wheat + Back to Nature Vanilla Almond Agave Granola + sliced bananas

Make an easy and elegant breakfast parfait by layering cooked Cream of Wheat, sliced bananas, and crunchy granola in mason jars or tall glasses—each spoonful gives you an oh-so-satisfying mix of textures and flavors.


Fold Grandma’s Molasses into pancake batter to
add golden color and depth of flavor.

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7. Maple Grove Farms Buttermilk & Honey Pancake & Waffle Mix + Maple Grove Farms Pure Maple Syrup + walnuts + apples + Spice Islands Ground Saigon Cinnamon

Give your favorite pancake breakfast a sweet and crunchy spin by sautéing apple slices with butter and cinnamon, then piling them on top of the pancakes with chopped walnuts. There won’t be a single crumb left to clean up when your family is done.

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