Tacoma Boys’ Guide to an Easy At-Home Easter Brunch
Easter brunch is a great time to enjoy special foods with family and friends. Using fresh ingredients to make fun recipes, you can have a big delicious brunch right at home. Spring has begun and it’s a great time to take advantage of the amazing seasonal produce harvested in the Pacific Northwest. You could even head outdoors for an al fresco brunch to appreciate the warming weather and blooming flowers!
Easter brunch is a tradition for many families, but doesn’t have to be complicated to set up at home. Whether it’s first thing in the morning or later into the afternoon, you can cook a delicious and special meal that everyone will enjoy. All you need is a little bit of preparation and some Easter brunch recipes in hand to make the celebration low-effort and fun. Those fluffy pancakes, sweet cinnamon rolls, crispy hash browns, cheesy omelettes, and creamy eggs benedict are barely out of reach!
How To Celebrate Easter Brunch At Home
While dining out is common on Easter, many will plan on a brunch at home this year. Spring decorations and a combination of sweet and savory foods will help you craft a tasty and enjoyable celebration. Consider what’s in season for spring when deciding you want to eat and cook. Try to change up the scenery of your eating area: Set up the table with decorative plates and fresh spring tulips and primroses!
The main way to make your brunch at home stress-free and enjoyable is to prepare ahead of time. This means deciding what will be served for Easter brunch, including ingredients needed and steps in the cooking and serving process. Whip up any sauces, spreads, or cut fresh fruit. Then tell everyone to join in on the day of! Get the whole family cooking together to save time and make memories. Make that special family recipe or start new traditions with plates filled with favorite brunch foods.
Kids’ Easter Activities at Home
This year for Easter, you might consider hosting Easter activities for the kids in your backyard or neighborhood rather than in public. A few ideas include:
- Let the kids loose in a backyard full of hidden treasures for an Easter egg hunt.
- A couple days before, you can spend time decorating and dying the eggs with the kids.
- Get creative making other Easter-themed arts and crafts!
- Decorate the house with Easter crafts and fun stickers.
- Head out for a nice nature walk to celebrate the start of spring and appreciate the outdoors.
- Learn and teach about bunnies: Because why not? Take a moment to teach the kids about animals and one aspect of Mother Earth.
Tacoma Boys Family Friendly Recipes
It’s easy to make family friendly recipes perfect for Easter brunch when using fresh quality ingredients like those offered at Tacoma Boys. Consider everyone’s favorite foods and get creative with a full spread for brunch! For drinks and snacks, think spring fruit. Have the kids join in on squeezing fresh orange juice! Try blood oranges, navel oranges, or Cara Cara oranges for a variety of colors and flavors. And for the grown ups, don’t forget to grab your favorite bottle of champagne for mimosas or rose from Tacoma Boys vast selection of wine and beer.
Spring Leek Frittata and Buttermilk Pancakes
Browse Tacoma Boys produce section for fresh leeks to make this family-friendly spring leek frittata with Montchevre Plain Goat Cheese. Let it cook while frying up a batch of traditional Buttermilk Pancakes with Mascarpone Cream. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and savory!
Breakfast Casserole and DIY Lox Bar
Kids might not have a taste for brined or smoked salmon just yet, but bagels and cream cheese are almost always an easy “yes.” A breakfast casserole loaded with hashbrowns, sausage, eggs, and cheese probably is too: It’s also super simple to throw together and let cook while you prepare your other family friendly recipes.
Pasta Salad and Deviled Eggs
Talk about prepping ahead of time! Make deviled eggs your way and a simple Italian pasta salad the day before Easter to save time and allow the flavors to meld. This meal focuses more on the lunch side of brunch, but we suggest heading to Tacoma Boys deli for applewood smoked bacon or pork breakfast links for a breakfast side.
Eggs Benedict and Crispy Potatoes
Roast up a batch of ultra crispy fingerling potatoes on a high heat in the oven using oil and seasonings, like Tacoma Boys Lemon-Herb Pesto Seasoning. The potatoes are sure to complement your favorite eggs benedict recipe perfectly (hint: save time and energy by whipping up the hollandaise with an immersion blender). To make it look restaurant quality and Instagram-ready, grab some fresh parsley to use as garnish.
Tacoma Boys Has What You Need
To get prepared for the celebration and Easter brunch, stop by Tacoma Boys for a wide selection of fresh foods and ingredients. Check out what’s in season and get inspired for family-friendly recipes in the produce and deli sections. And if you ever have a question or need help finding something, please don’t hesitate to ask! To stay up to date on insider deals and specials, sign up for Tacoma Boys’ text list. Just text (253) 246-1661 to tell Paul you want to be on the list!