Easy Mother’s Day Brunch
A collection of recipes from the Holly Clegg, the Queen of Quick.
Holly Clegg is not out to impress a restaurant full of diners or the food cognoscenti. She's out to impress the most important people in her life – her family.
In addition to writing cookbooks, whipping up brownies on television shows and promoting skillets and sweet potatoes, Clegg is first and foremost a mom. And the busy lifestyle of a mom is what has shaped her food style and cookbooks for the past 20 years.
Her book, The New Holly Clegg Trim &Terrific Cookbook (Running Press, 2006) contains more than 500 familiar favorites, most attainable in less than 30 minutes. Clegg doesn't shy away from convenience items such as canned Mexi-corn, jarred salsa and bottled sweet and sour stir-fry sauce, and her recipes contain a complete nutritional analysis. Check out her brunch menu, perfect for Mother's Day.
Take a shortcut to cheese grits, a party and brunch favorite.
A savory pudding with spinach and cheese.
Instead of the traditional fruit and cream layers, this version of the English fave goes chocolate-crazy to decadent effect.
A lightened up version of a classic cake.
These light, fruit-filled muffins are great for breakfast or dessert.
This is a great choice for those looking for an eggless morning treat.