I hope everyone is having a great 4th of July weekend! Today we had a busy afternoon as our church was doing something different today. Instead of a morning service we just had an evening service followed with food and fireworks! It was a late night getting home but I thought it would be fun to still leave you with a few Patriotic Breakfast Ideas!
1. Flag Pole Pancakes
These are fun for you and the kids to decorate. Just cook up some bacon and pancakes. Make the pancakes big enough so you have room to cut out a rectangle. I use a pizza cutter to easily cut out my rectangles. Then decorate your flag with blueberries, strawberries and spray whip cream and add the bacon for the pole!
2. The Classic Favorites
I think blueberries and strawberries can make anything festive and patriotic. Just jazz up your regular pancakes, waffles, or french toast with blueberries and strawberries! Add some whip cream for the white if you want.
3. Bunting Flag Pancakes
These are also another fun one to have the kids help out with. I love seeing all the bunting flags out for Fourth of July so why not make them into a pancake!?!? Just cook up some pancakes and cut them in half with a pizza cutter. Make them big enough that when you cut them in half you have enough room to decorate your bunting flags with strawberries, blueberries, and spray whip cream.
4. Patriotic Oatmeal
For a little healthier option you can make your oatmeal patriotic with strawberries and blueberries. I actually eat this kind of oatmeal almost every morning for breakfast, just without the strawberries. I buy organic oats in bulk from a health food store. I cook in the microwave 1/2 cup oats to 1 cup water for 2 minutes and 30 seconds. That amount makes a lot for me but I often give some to my 2 year old. Then I add about 1-2 tablespoons ground flax (also buy in bulk), honey, about 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, coconut milk, and blueberries. To make it patriotic just add some strawberries too!