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15 Sweet and Simple Mother’s Day Gift Ideas under $50-ish That’s not Chocolate and Flowers

15 Sweet and Simple Mother’s Day Gift Ideas under $50-ish That’s not Chocolate and Flowers

Sometimes it’s just the small and simple things that matter to show your mother you care. Besides the homemade card and DIY picture frame, the usual bouquet of flowers and chocolate… Why not throw in something else small and thoughtful and unique. Right? Like these. […]

Easy Muffin Tin Parmesan Pesto Egg in a Basket

Easy Muffin Tin Parmesan Pesto Egg in a Basket

Easy Muffin Tin Egg In a Basket with Pesto and Parmesan

I love Easter morning. Not only does the Easter bunny come, (check out the giant paw prints) and bring us lovely treats —

But it also means BRUNCH.

I’ve been wanting to make egg in a basket’s for a while now. Ever since I discovered them at Trails here in Griffith Park. They make them with pesto and parmesan and it is SO so good. So, I decided to give it a go!

I took a wide mouth mason jar and cut out whole wheat bread into circles. If you have a 3 inch cookie cutter that would also work.

You can roll them out with a rolling pin if you want, but I just kept it simple and left it like so.

*Don’t let the rest of the bread go to waste. I chopped up the scragglers, drizzled it with some olive oil, sprinkled some salt and garlic powder and popped them in the oven for 13 minutes after the egg in the baskets came out and made some homemade croutons with it.*

But let’s focus! I set aside some pesto, parmesan cheese and olive oil.

And then placed each piece into a greased (with olive oil) muffin tin. I then brushed some olive oil on top of the bread, added some pesto in the middle and cracked a whole egg in each cup.

I sprinkled some parmesan cheese, MORE pesto and black pepper on top.

And baked it in the oven at 350 degrees for 12 minutes. Once done, I just carefully popped them out.

Easy Muffin Tin Egg In a Basket with Pesto and Parmesan

Sprinkling some chives on top… These herb scissors by the way, are the best.

Easter Brunch Ideas: Egg in a Basket

And voila. Eggs in a basket with pesto and paremsan. These are so tasty and super easy to make. We gobbled them down in no time.

I would call these everybody friendly. Kids and adults alike! And it was the perfect Easter morning brunch.

Happy Easter, everyone!

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FULL RECIPE:

PESTO PARMESAN EGG IN A BASKET
YIELDS: 12

Ingredients:
12 pieces of whole wheat bread
12 eggs
1/4 cup of pesto
olive oil
parmesan cheese
black pepper
chives

Directions:
*PRE HEAT OVEN TO 350 degrees farenheit. 
1. Cut out with a 3 inch cookie cutter or a wide mouth mason jar, 12 round pieces of whole wheat bread.
2. Grease muffin tin with olive oil.
3. Place each piece of bread into the muffin tin and press down gently. Brush lightly with more olive oil.
4. Add about a 1/4 tsp of pesto in the middle of each bread.
5. Crack a whole egg into each cup.
6. Add 1/4 tsp more of pesto on top. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. And add black pepper.
7. Bake in oven for 11-13 minutes. At 350 degrees.
8. Let cool for couple of minutes. Then carefully with a butter knife scrape at sides and gently pull each egg basket out.
9. Sprinkle with chives on top and ENJOY!

Simple Candy-Free Easter Egg Ideas

Simple Candy-Free Easter Egg Ideas

If there’s one thing that doesn’t go old in our house, it’s beads. My daughter loves making jewelry. As do I. And I thought, why not fill some clear plastic eggs with beads and string. It’s colorful. It’s shiny. It’s not as good as candy, […]

Healthy Mini Oatmeal Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy Mini Oatmeal Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin season is the best season. Because I can make pumpkin biscuits like these and mini pumpkin muffins like these. What a perfect little healthy bite-sized muffin for tots and kids. Instead of butter or oil, I opted to use unsweetened applesauce. Whole wheat flour. And […]

2016 Thanksgiving Inspirations

2016 Thanksgiving Inspirations

It’s that time of year again. My favorite time of year that is!

FALL.

And all that comes with it.

Including, the crisper air, the cooler nights and of course all of my fall i-n-s-p-i-r-a-t-i-o-n-s. Here’s my list from last year. And here is — to now.

Fall Decor Inspiration.
Image courtesy of: Apartmenttherapy.com

Moody candles. White pumpkins. Delicate soft flowers.


Rich, fine, luxe velvet.
Pup included.

Pie Pops
Image courtesy of: bakerella.com

Easy to make, kid-friendly pumpkin pie pops.

Apple Rosemary stuffing
Image Courtesy of: cookingclassy.com

Beautiful AND delicious apple cranberry stuffing.

Sorel boots
Image Courtesy Of: jillianharris.com

Warm, ankle Sorel boots.


Shearling
everything. In every color. Every room.

rosemary wreath

Minimal rosemary wreath table place cards.

Pinecone turkeys
Image Courtesy Of: Apumpkinandaprincess.com

Pinecone turkeys. 

And, last but not least —

Cranberry Moscow Mule
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This delicious looking cranberry Moscow Mule. 

What are some of your Thanksgiving inspirations?

Tag #bebeandbear on Insta with some of your own!

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The Perfect Little Granola Bites

The Perfect Little Granola Bites

There are two things I never buy. One, is Granola. And the other, is Granola bars. I’d much prefer to make my own. Here’s my go-to healthy granola recipe. And here’s a new super healthy granola bite recipe that I just discovered! They look and taste […]

Easy Halloween Pom Pom Pumpkins

Easy Halloween Pom Pom Pumpkins

Easy Pom Pom pumpkin decorating crafts for tots and kids

Sometimes it’s all about the simplicity.

Easy Pom Pom pumpkin decorating crafts for tots and kids

Foam Pumpkins. Tons of assorted colors and shapes of pom poms. Hours of fun.

Easy Pom Pom pumpkin decorating crafts for tots and kids

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All I had to do was put some white washable school glue in bowls and let Els figure out the rest.(Just dip and stick.)

Kinda cute, right? For the foam pumpkins, you can find similar ones here.  Otherwise, you can check out Joann’s, Michael’s or even the Dollar Tree. 

These were so great to paint too.

Grandma is visiting from Canada, so they did this together. We just put the music on in the background and had a nice relaxing crafting pumpkin day. Sounds sweet, because it is…

Let me know how yours turn out! Tag #bebeandbear on Insta!

For more Halloween crafting ideas, check out our glittered pumpkins! And our DIY candy-free bead and string favors!

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Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Ice Pops

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Ice Pops

When I was in the hospital last summer, where I underwent unexpected emergency brain surgery, I spent my days recovering ordering only pudding and popsicles from the hospital menu. Little did I know that everything that I was ordering was being tracked and recorded, which […]