Picture Perfect Breakfast

Hi, everyone! I'm so excited to be sharing my passion for cooking with you right here every week!

I've been in the media in Arizona for nearly 40 years, and if you've connected with me on television, radio, print or social media, you know that I love the kitchen and sharing great recipes with you.

I've also heard loud and clear that you want simple, delicious and easy recipes that you can count on as your go-to's. That's why I created the One Minute Kitchen. You'll get the recipes right here, and then you can watch the One Minute Kitchen on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, You Tube and Twitter.

Let's cook something wonderful together!

Is putting breakfast on the table a challenge for busy moms with even busier kids?

I have the perfect solution! It's called the Picture Perfect Breakfast, made of a bread dough frame and filled with all the foods kid love! Best things about it? You can make it the night before, kids can help and you can wrap it up and head out the door. You can make a lunch or dinner version too.


1 tube of refrigerated crescent rolls (or bread stick dough)

6 eggs

1½ cups grated cheddar cheese (more if desired)

Toppings of your choice (see below)

Salt and pepper to taste


Optional topping suggestions:

Approx. ¼ cup each:

Chopped cooked bacon or sausage

Sliced mushrooms, sautéed

Sliced cooked potatoes

Green, yellow, orange or red peppers, diced

Diced fresh or sun-dried tomatoes

Other options:

Chopped turkey or ham

Cooked chicken, chopped or shredded




In a greased shallow baking sheet (approx 9 ½ by 11 inch), line the rim with 6 to 8 of the bread strips, (twisted slightly) creating a frame of bread. Pinch together bread sticks to form a continuous frame.

Next, make one horizontal and two vertical rows with remaining bread strips, creating squares, about 3 inches in diameter. Brush bread dough with slightly beaten egg. This creates a beautiful shiny finished dough frame and it helps to “glue” the bread strips together.

Fill each square with ¼ cup cheese and ¼ cup desired topping. In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining 6 eggs and 2 tablespoons of milk. Pour egg mixture over bread picture frame and toppings, covering the bread. Add salt and pepper.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until bread is golden brown and eggs are cooked. Slice in squares, using the bread dough to frame each slice.

- The “how to” video: jandatri.com/recipes/picture-perfect-breakfast-two/

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