Fathers day recipes

3 Easy Father’s Day Breakfast Recipes

Published On June 13, 2013 | By Melly Allen | Cafe Mom, Family, Food, Recipes, Women

When my kids were younger and would ask why the meal tasted so good, my husband would tell them it was because it was made with love. Making dad a great breakfast on Father’s Day is a tradition for many families. Here are three easy recipes that are sure to help show Dad some love this Father’s Day:

Three Easy Father’s Day Recipes:


1. Berry-Good Coffee Cake from The Organized Cook

Dads Day Coffee Cake


  • 4 tbspns butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1 cup sugar mixed with 1/4 cup cinnamon
  • refrigerated buttermilk biscuits- 2 canisters
  • frozen berries, like blueberries and/or strawberries- 16 oz.
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice, or juice squeezed from 2 lemons


  1. heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. grease a bundt-cake pan with butter
  3. pour frozen berries into bundt-cake pan
  4. slice biscuits in half
  5. dip each biscuit piece into lemon juice then roll in cinnamon-sugar before placing in pan on top of the berries
  6. once pan is full of biscuit pieces, press down to firm
  7. bake until cooked thoroughly, approximately 45-50 minutes



2. Open-Face Steak & Egg Sandwich with Pan Gravy from The Organized Cook:

Open-Face Steak & Egg Sandwich with Pan Gravy


  • Steak, sliced thin- 1 per person
  • French bread, 1-inch slices
  • Eggs- 1 per person
  • salt & pepper
  • canola oil- 2 tablespoons
  • butter- 2 tablespoons
  • milk- 1 cup
  • flour- 2 tablespoons


  1. Season steak with salt & pepper
  2. Place bread slices on plate
  3. Heat a oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat
  4. Cook steak, flipping once, until brown on both sides then transfer to bread slices
  5. Fry eggs until medium then transfer atop bread and steak
  6. Melt butter to pan
  7. Add flour and saute until flour browns (will look like peanut butter)
  8. Very slowly pour milk into flour while whisking
  9. Stir until desired consistency- add more milk if too thick or more flour if too thin- (you want the gravy in the pan to be slightly thinner than how you want it on the plate)
  10. Serve gravy spooned over the top of sandwich



3. Red Snapper Vera Cruz courtesy of WearEver

Father's Day Breakfast Recipes

Father’s Day Breakfast Recipes


  • 2 (4-6 ounce) fillets red snapper
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Tabasco or hot pepper sauce to taste
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced thin
  • ½ cup chicken, fish stock or water
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup pimento stuffed green olives
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon minced cilantro
  • 1 avocado, sliced thin
  • Lime wedges


  1. Wash and pat dry fish fillets. Combine lime juice and hot sauce in a shallow bowl. Add fish fillets and marinade ½ hour.
  2. Combine flour, salt, and chili powder together in a shallow bowl.
  3. Remove fish from marinade and pat dry with paper towel. Dredge in flour mixture on both sides. Set aside.
  4. Heat olive oil in a WearEver Cast Lite Fry Pan over medium heat. Cook the fish on both sides until golden brown. Remove from skillet.
  5. Add the salsa, garlic and combine with the broth or water, cumin, oregano and olives. Bring to a simmer.
  6. Gently place the fish in the salsa mixture and spoon some salsa over the fish. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until heated through.
  7. Reserve ¼ cup of the sauce. Spoon and divide remaining sauce between two shallow soup bowls or serving plates. Place ½ cup of rice in center of each plate and top with cooked fish. Spoon reserved sauce over fish and rice and sprinkle cilantro. Serve with avocado slices and lime wedges.



If you’re looking for that perfect pan to cook for dad, WearEver has just launched a Cast Lite Fry Pan. Made of cast aluminum, which is 50% lighter material than normal cast-iron cookware making it a good choice for in-home cooking. WearEver Cast Lite Fry Pan offers a professional-level searing and deglazing that comes with using a traditional cast pan, yet it delivers easy-to-use and dishwasher-safe features of a non-stick interior. The Cast Lite Fry Pan is now available at Walmart retailers!



What’s your favorite Father’s Day traditions?

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As the Community Director and Editor of Recess, Melly Allen is the Founder of the Recess Sandbox Revolution where she strives to unite Southern Nevada women by giving them a voice and place to connect and share. Melly is also a major Social Media Producer.

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