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Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! For those who will be hosting and entertaining guests, that means more than just planning what to eat for the holiday’s main course. If you’re hosting guests for the weekend, you’ll need some breakfast and lunch ideas up your sleeve as well–the easier the better! Keep reading for the best thanksgiving brunch recipes this year!

Before you start stressing about what you’re going to feed everyone over the holidays, check out these helpful recipes that are sure to keep your guests happy and full while transforming those Thanksgiving leftovers in no time. They’re pretty “egg-citing,” if we do say so ourselves.

Appetizers & Snacks

Some of the best Thanksgiving brunch recipes come in the form of appetizers and snacks. These delicate little bites are as easy to make as they are yummy to eat. Perfect for serving as an on-the-go breakfast, an appetizer before lunch, or a side dish for your post-Thanksgiving brunch, these recipes won’t be on your table for long. Best of all, they can be served warm or at room temperature, giving people the freedom to eat them as they please and takes the pressure of the clock off of you.

Thanksgiving Deviled Eggs – Who doesn’t love a deviled egg? You better make extras because these will disappear fast.

Tarte Flambe with Softly Scrambled Eggs & Goat Cheese – This dish may look sophisticated, but is deceivingly simple.

Bacon Egg & Cheese Stuffing Muffins – The perfect way to give that leftover stuffing a second life.

Vegetarian Options

It’s always a good idea to provide a few options for your vegetarian friends or those who are trying to eat lighter. With these veggie-friendly dishes, no one at your brunch will be missing the meat. Even better, they would make a great side dish for any brunch main course: sausage, ham, or (duh!) turkey.

Tomato-Herb Frittata – Impressive, yet quick and easy. Your guests will be begging for this recipe.

Deviled Egg Dip – Need a yummy way to get rid of those leftover deviled eggs? Here ya go!

Fluffy Corn & Goat Cheese Omelet – Warm, comforting, and fast, this dish was made for entertaining.

Thanksgiving Brunch Recipes Using Turkey Leftovers

After a full day of over-indulging in turkey and Thanksgiving fixings galore, your guests will welcome a change of pace with a refreshing spin on traditional holiday leftovers. These recipes will easily feed your crowd while turning your boring leftover turkey into something scrumptious and new. Here are some creative thanksgiving brunch recipes to use up your leftover turkey:

Leftover Thanksgiving Scramble – This no-fuss scramble will utilize your leftovers while keeping your post-Thanksgiving morning lazy.

Thanksgiving Eggs Benedict – There’s no need to be intimidated by making homemade Eggs Benedict anymore! Your guests will think you’re a chef with this fool-proof recipe.

Turkey Swiss Quiche – The Swiss cheese in this quiche elevates your leftover turkey from drab to fab in no time.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Breakfast Casserole – Perfect for keeping your post-Thanksgiving breakfast simple, pop this casserole in the oven and be done with it!

The secret to making your Thanksgiving weekend easy, relaxing, and delicious isn’t the turkey, it’s the egg! Incorporating a few of these “egg-cellent” recipes into your holiday weekend menu will ensure that your guests are satisfied and you are the holiday hero.

It’s important to choose the right eggs to guarantee the best taste and quality of your holiday dishes. Cage-free, organic, or pasture free eggs are always the best options. NestFresh eggs don’t just benefit farmers, local communities, and the environment, we provide the highest quality of sustainably raised eggs. That means a more delicious product that you can feel good about sharing with your family and friends.

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