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Do you have special weekend breakfasts?

19 replies

confusedofengland · 17/10/2020 09:54

Just a bored musing really. I was chatting to another mum a while ago who said that her DC have any breakfast on any day, nothing special for weekends. We here like to make weekend breakfasts a bit different, so we have:

Weekdays - bran flakes, cornflakes, weetabix, porridge or toast, eaten at the table.

Weekends - croissants, chocolate brioches, waffles, crumpets or pancakes (1 on offer each weekend day, try not to have the same twice in a row).

Occasionally- if there is a midday football match or other event - we will have a piece of fruit on getting up then a brunch later, usually frittata or bacon & eggs etc.

What do others do? Also, I may shamelessly pinch any good ideas Grin

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GreyishDays · 17/10/2020 09:56

We do pancakes on one day, but only started it when they were off school.

UtterlyUnimaginativeUsername · 17/10/2020 09:57

We always have pancakes on Sundays.

MrsR87 · 17/10/2020 10:00

Our weekend breakfasts consist of
Pancakes (my fave at the moment are peanut butter pancakes with a peanut butter sauce and fruit)
Avocado and poached eggs on toast
Sausage and egg breakfast muffins
A full English ( very occasionally)
Smoked salmon and egg on toast
Occasionally eggs Benedict if I can be bothered to make a hollandaise sauce.

Leobynature · 17/10/2020 10:04

Fry up every day

Leobynature · 17/10/2020 10:05

*now that I’m working from home Blush

Hangingover · 17/10/2020 10:08

My ideal weekend breakkie;

  • crispy wholemeal toast w spread
  • layer homemade guac and capers on
  • garlic and smoked paprika mushrooms
  • all topped with wilted spinach, chia and linseeds and a good drizzle of balsamic glaze

It's SO good!
Plussizejumpsuit · 17/10/2020 10:15

We don't have children so just do our own thing on working days as my partner doesn't often eat breakfast. On weekends we generally have something cooked. This could be a version of a fry up or toast with things or waffles /pancakes. Occasionally we have coffee and croissants in bed. Which we're just finishing off now (while playing on our phones). I think it's nice to luxuriate in a weekend breakfast.

IncludeWomenInTheSequel · 17/10/2020 10:17

I just woke up and DD (10) is making pancakes so today we do Grin

Tiredmum100 · 17/10/2020 10:17

We tend to have pancakes one day and a cooked breakfast the other. I find week days manic and my breakfast is usually a banana in the car on the way to work. Dc have toast/ceral/bagel during the week do its nice to have a leisurely breakfast on the weekends with plenty of tea, coffee, milk and orange juice. Although Dh not here this morning and the cupboards are a bit bare so its been toast and cereal!

KenDoddsDad · 17/10/2020 10:18

Whilst I always think things like croissants, pancakes etc are a lovely idea, I always still feel hungry, so we may have them occasionally, but not very often. I’d rather do a cooked breakfast...unfortunately every Saturday and Sunday, we’re up and out by 9 for the DC’s sports clubs. Bring on the holidays!!

Waxonwaxoff0 · 17/10/2020 10:19

Pancakes on Sundays for us.

ItsALovelyDayToday · 17/10/2020 10:20

Weekend breakfasts are the best!

Scrambled eggs and bacon with bagels
French toast and fruit with cream
Bacon or Lorne sausage in well-fires rolls
Croissants followed by pain au chocolats
Breakfast burritos

Lazysundayafternoons · 17/10/2020 10:24

Sunday is the only day where one of us doesnt have to rush out in the mornings so we always have a big breakfast then - usually sausage, hashbrown and black/white pudding with toast. I've given up making the bacon and eggs as I dont really like them and no one has mentioned they have missed them from the breakfast.

megletthesecond · 17/10/2020 10:25

No. I do brunchy things though. Veggie bacon, hash browns etc and Nigellas eggs in purgatory (eggs in tomato and chilli).

Weekday breakfasts are the "treat" ones here. Chocolate cereal and croissants with juice to get them to school. They get plain weetabix at weekends and have to fend for themselves.

eaglejulesk · 17/10/2020 10:34

I have porridge every day, but on Saturdays I have sticky date porridge - yum, yum. I had it this morning, but might even have it tomorrow morning as well to celebrate our election results (NZ).

1questionshootout · 17/10/2020 10:37

Soft boiled egg with marmite soldiers. And I'll hard boil a couple of eggs at the same time to have for lunches during the week.

confusedofengland · 17/10/2020 11:31

Ooh, these all sound good, I'm feeling hungry again 😋

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JuiceyBetty · 17/10/2020 12:01

McDonald’s on a Sunday! I can’t cook otherwise I’d make pancakes for us.

lljkk · 17/10/2020 12:18

Weekend mornings can be busy for us. I volunteer Saturdays, teen DC want to sleep in, younger DS often has cycling events (or park run in ordinary times). Big teen has paper round Sundays but he would enjoy a pancake feast if I got one organised for his return about 9am.

Still, nothing special for breakfast.

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