Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos and a Giveaway!

It’s been a while since I’ve had a giveaway on here. When I got an email from Jane Doiron asking if I’d like to giveaway a copy of her new cookbook, I thought it sounded like a great idea. Her book is called Make-Ahead Meals for Busy Moms and is available on Amazon. I have to admit, I’m not a mom but I’ll definitely be getting some great usage out of this book (Jane sent me a copy on top of the one I’m giving away).


Since Hubby and I both work full time jobs, any way that I can save time on feeding us will definitely help out. We often get home from a long day at work and neither of us want to cook. While the cookbook doesn’t have any photos, it does have a lot of recipes that look like they’ll come together quickly and really help anyone who’s busy and who wants to put homemade meals on the table every night.


I wanted to try a recipe in the cookbook prior to posting this giveaway. I decided to go with the breakfast burritos. They were very easy to assemble and tasted awesome. The other great thing is that you could customize this recipe to suite your preferences or what you have in the house. I used some chicken sausage because that’s what I had on hand. I had enough filling for 7 burritos. Hubby and I are enjoying these burritos for breakfast. It’s a nice change of pace from the standard banana.


Some rules:
– The prize will only be shipped to US mailing addresses.
– Enter by midnight (EST) Friday, April 9
– One lucky winner will be chosen at random

To enter, leave a comment answering:
– What is your favorite make ahead meal? Or what kinds of meals would you like to learn how to make ahead of time?

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Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Yield: 6

Ingredients:

1 lb lean breakfast turkey or chicken sausages
1 Tbsp butter
12 eggs
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
6 flour tortillas

Directions:

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Remove the casings from the sausages and place in skillet. Brown the meat using a spatula. When fully cooked, remove sausage to a bowl and set aside.

Remove grease from pan with paper towel and return to heat. Melt the butter in the pan. Scramble the eggs in a bowl and pout into skillet. Stir frequently to cook.

Remove skillet from heat and add sausage and cheese. Stir until well combined.

Place 1 cup of the egg filling on each tortilla and roll up like a burrito. Places each burrito seam side down on a cookie sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to cook. Once cooled, wrap each burrito in plastic wrap and place in a freezer bag. Freeze up to 1 month.

To reheat, remove burrito from its packaging. Wrap loosely in a paper towel and microwave on high until heated through, 1-3 minutes.

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80 Responses to “Cookbook Review and GIVEAWAY!”

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    Lauren — October 11, 2008 at 4:28 pm

    What a cool giveaway! This would be awesome for my son’s 2nd birthday next month. Thanks for the contest!

    My email is lauren.c.king at gmail dot com

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    Anne — October 11, 2008 at 4:51 pm

    What a cute book! I’m just starting to decorate and would love this for ideas!

    anneblanke@hotmail dot com

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    slush — October 11, 2008 at 4:51 pm

    That chocolate cupcake recipe is still my go-to as well. Although the chocolate cupcake from CH: Coffee is a close 2nd. (The CH:Coffee one is fussier, so I still use the old one the most.)

    I would love to get my hands on this book. I am in charge of 2 upcoming bake sales, and inspiration is much needed.

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    Megan — October 11, 2008 at 5:34 pm

    What a great book! I have this book on my wish list – so I’m keeping my fingers crossed!!

    mybakingadventures at gmail dot com

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    Toby — October 11, 2008 at 6:00 pm

    oopps- forgot my email gty46at hotmail dot com

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    Sandy — October 11, 2008 at 6:27 pm

    Sounds awesome

    sgbradstreet@hotmail dot com

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    jennifer — October 11, 2008 at 7:15 pm

    How very cool! And such a cute book, too.

    jenniferhaude at yahoo.com

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    Shawna — October 11, 2008 at 7:23 pm

    Looks like an adorable book!

    shawna626 at gmail dot com

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    Tiff — October 11, 2008 at 8:13 pm

    Looks like a great book! Love your blog.

    ryanandtiffany at gmail dot com

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    Chrissy — October 11, 2008 at 8:16 pm

    I love to bake cakes and this book looks like so much fun! Thanks 🙂

    chrissyblogs at gmail dot com

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    Jingle — October 11, 2008 at 8:24 pm

    This looks like SUCH a fun book!

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    mic — October 11, 2008 at 9:14 pm

    i would love to get a free cookbook…i so love baking cupcakes right now!

    my email is micmic2177 at yahoo dot com

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    michelle — October 11, 2008 at 9:28 pm

    What a great looking Book! I loved making my own cake for my daughters 1st birthday! This book would give me a lot of inspiration for so many other birthdays parties to come!

    THANKS!
    Michelle724 at gmail dot com

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    Alicia — October 11, 2008 at 9:36 pm

    Looks fuuuuun!
    aliciaambler at gmail dot com.

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    grifam93 — October 11, 2008 at 9:41 pm

    looks like a lot of fun, love to bake!!! aseminara at gmail dot com

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    Julie — October 11, 2008 at 9:46 pm

    great idea! cool book!

    cctimmom@gmail.com

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    mrsdanigirl8 — October 11, 2008 at 10:11 pm

    I would love to be entered into this give away. It sounds like an awesome book with great recipes and ideas 🙂

    My email address is dani_girl8 at hotmail dot com

    Thanks!

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    Laura — October 11, 2008 at 10:13 pm

    What a fabulous giveaway! I bet I could get years of use from that book for our 1 year olds future birthdays!

    destinationAZ at yahoo dot com

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    Mimi — October 11, 2008 at 10:22 pm

    This book looks great. Awsome Idea!!

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    Domestic Goddess..Diva sometimes — October 11, 2008 at 10:29 pm

    How fun! Please enter me to your giveaway.

    curtnancy@yahoo dot com

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    mygooglereader — October 11, 2008 at 11:01 pm

    with a little one and one on the way this would be great inspiration. Thanks for the giveaway!

    evedal06 at yahoo dot com

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    ~Amber~ — October 11, 2008 at 11:05 pm

    What a fun looking cookbook. I would love to win a copy of it. I am supposed to help with 1st birthday cake in a couple of months and this would come in handy.

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    EZA — October 12, 2008 at 12:24 am

    Awesome idea! This would definitely give me baking inspiration!

    elizabeth.stank AT gmail DOT com

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    Kayla — October 12, 2008 at 12:35 am

    What a great idea!
    kayla.a.cr @ gmail dot com

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    Stephanie — October 12, 2008 at 12:52 am

    Yay for a giveaway! This book looks absolutely amazing!!

    steppystar@aol.com

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    Jaime — October 12, 2008 at 1:13 am

    what a cute book!

    goodeatsblog at gmail dot com

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    Baking Away — October 12, 2008 at 2:04 am

    That looks like a great book. Please enter me!

    lrandall79 at comcast.net

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    susies1955 — October 12, 2008 at 8:49 am

    What a neat giveaway. This would be a great book for me and my grandson to explore. 🙂
    susies at twcny dot rr dot com

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    CuteStuffInside — October 12, 2008 at 12:05 pm

    I would love to win a copy of this book! I’m having an “I Want Candy!” giveaway right not too – ends 10/15 – I invite you to enter.

    S.W.A.K.

    http://www.CuteStuffInside.blogspot.com

    My email is cutestuffinside at hotmail dot com

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    Nestie Tess2mommies — October 12, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    Great idea, that looks like such a cool book. My email is tess2mommies at gmail dot come

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    The Queen of Quite a Lot — October 12, 2008 at 2:05 pm

    That looks like a really neat book! I am crossing my fingers and adding it to my wish list just in case. Thanks!

    Kristen
    kristen.arland at gmail.com

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    Jess — October 12, 2008 at 2:24 pm

    What an adorable book! I’m totally a cupcake addict, but trying out new stuff is aways fun.

    Jess
    jessica.tupper at gmail dot com

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    Ashley — October 12, 2008 at 2:34 pm

    I have loved this book from the first time I laid eyes on it! I love cute, creative cakes!!

    cakesbyashley at hotmail dot com

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    marilyn15 — October 12, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    what a great giveaway! I love baking and this would give me loads of ideas.

    marilyn110999@hotmail.com

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    Nina — October 12, 2008 at 5:13 pm

    Such a cute book!

    txaggie02 at hotmail dot com

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    Princeton McKinney — October 12, 2008 at 5:34 pm

    That book looks like so much fun. You’re sweet to do a giveaway. And I am craving chocolate cupcakes now!
    kopperhead at cox dot net

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    Heather — October 12, 2008 at 5:37 pm

    Hi! I love your blog! This book looks amazing, and I am excited for this contest! I forgot to put my email down last time 🙂

    hmpatterson(at)accesswave DOT COM

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    Joy — October 12, 2008 at 6:00 pm

    The cover is too cute! I love the how-to photos – very helpful. Will watch for the results of the throwdown 🙂
    Thanks for the review!
    joyanna at ameritech dot net

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    Heather — October 12, 2008 at 7:33 pm

    what a great book!

    evanshj@gmail.com

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    Christine — October 12, 2008 at 8:10 pm

    looks yummy!

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    babyblue1155 — October 12, 2008 at 8:50 pm

    Aww that book looks so adorable! I’m only an amateur baker, so I have a lot to learn. This book seems like a lot of fun to learn from. =]

    babyblue1155 at gmail dot com

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    Mandy — October 12, 2008 at 10:03 pm

    Awesome book. I want one!

    mycatrules at charter dot net!

    LOVE your sites. Then again, I love food, so anything food related is fair game.

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    Calantha — October 12, 2008 at 11:10 pm

    OMG OMG I have been meaning to pick up a book on cakes for while! That one sounds like a good choice!

    Email: trancelass47@gmail.com

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    Karen — October 12, 2008 at 11:38 pm

    My 29 year old “kid” would love this book. Thanks for the opportunity to win one.

    my email is kzappy@comcast.net
    (peabody,MA)

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    Trisha — October 13, 2008 at 12:46 am

    How fun! I would love to be considered in your giveaway! We just had a baby girl 2 weeks ago and it’s never too early to plan for her first birthday!

    My email is paislie98 at hotmail dot com

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    Katie K — October 13, 2008 at 1:39 am

    Ooo, choose me! 🙂 My mom was a cake decorator but never got the hang of using fondant & I would SO love to learn how to do it. And it’s clear that this author/artist knows her fondant!

    email to
    katiekolodzy at comcast dot net

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    Table for Seven — October 13, 2008 at 1:56 am

    This book sounds great. My boys would totally appreciate some new ideas for their birthday cakes.

    mommytoboyz@gmail dot com

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    Christina — October 13, 2008 at 2:12 am

    That book is so beautiful! I would love to attempt a cake or a cupcake for my kids too!

    cpoolie-at-gmail-dot-com

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    andie — October 13, 2008 at 2:24 am

    It looks like a very fun book. I can’t wait to get my hands on it!

    andielib at yahoo dot com

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    Puzzled — October 13, 2008 at 4:32 am

    I can’t wait to get this book! what an artist she is.

    My email address is meera at baymoon dot com. Thanks!

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    she_ra_13 — October 13, 2008 at 4:48 am

    This book looks like it will be great inspiration for my son’s 1st birthday this January!

    she_ra_13 at yahoo dot com

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    vettie — October 13, 2008 at 7:25 am

    Wow. This sounds awesome! I would love to win this book!!

    sweetnessbakery@gmail.com
    Yvette

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    Morgan — October 13, 2008 at 9:08 am

    I love this book!

    pmchavez1024@hotmail.com

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    Carrie's Creations — October 13, 2008 at 12:36 pm

    I have heard so many awesome things about this cookbook – I’d love to learn all the techniques!

    caschlim at comcast dot net

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    Steffie — October 13, 2008 at 12:48 pm

    What a great giveaway! This book looks so fun!

    steffie100 at hotmail dot com

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    Justine — October 13, 2008 at 12:48 pm

    Sounds like a great book and I’d love to have a copy of it…

    jwaite@aumail dot averett dot edu

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    Snichols — October 13, 2008 at 12:58 pm

    Wow, this book looks so kewl! With lots of ideas!! Thanks for having the contest!!

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    Julie — October 13, 2008 at 1:47 pm

    That book looks so cute and fun!

    luvbball@gmail.com

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    Meg — October 13, 2008 at 4:26 pm

    That book looks adorable!

    emomie@gmail.com

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    Amy — October 13, 2008 at 5:12 pm

    That looks so awesome! 🙂 I love creative cake ideas!

    amabbate at gmail dot com

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    MusicalVoyyeur — October 13, 2008 at 6:21 pm

    Gosh! You think maybe there’s kitty litter cake in there?? Ooh, I can’t wait. I’m all buttered up!

    Email is: musicalvoyyeur at aol dot com.

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    Yvette — October 13, 2008 at 6:31 pm

    Great giveaway! I have had thisbook on my wish list so I sure do hope I get it. It looks amazing.

    Yvette
    dyvette@gmail.com

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    kamewh — October 13, 2008 at 7:11 pm

    This looks like such a wonderful book! Thank you for the giveaway!

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    Jared — October 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm

    Looks like it’ll be a good book.

    My e-mail is jared.petersen@gmail.com

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    Gina — October 14, 2008 at 12:41 am

    With three daughters under the age of six and a little boy who is about to turn one – this book would be a great source of inspiration in our house! 🙂

    ahalfdozeneggs at gmail dot com

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    savy lender — October 14, 2008 at 7:51 am

    Oh, I would love this book for my girlfriend!

    Eddie
    serranoloans@gmail.com

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    Kitchen Flavours — October 14, 2008 at 1:00 pm

    gr8 idea. Book looks awesome.

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    MoonFreckle — October 14, 2008 at 1:36 pm

    What a great cookbook! I can’t wait to see your results!

    angelaj105 at gmail

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    Mack Family — October 14, 2008 at 2:59 pm

    Ooops- my email address is

    danipmack at gmail dot com

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    Stacey — October 14, 2008 at 7:13 pm

    Such a cute book. I’ve volunteered to make cakes for some of my friends , so this book would come in handy.

    stacey.gallant at gmail dot com

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    La Pixie — October 14, 2008 at 7:35 pm

    that book is soooooo cute. Im crossing my fingers that I will win one!

    lapixie [dot] dusted [at] gmail [dot] com

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    Stacey — October 14, 2008 at 9:07 pm

    Love Confetti Cakes – especially her sock monkey revenge cake!
    staceys.scoop at gmail dot com

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    Lisa magicsprinkles — October 15, 2008 at 1:53 am

    Oooooooh! I would love to have this adorable book! Thanks for offering us the opportunity to win one.
    My email is lisa (dot) hatch at gmail (dot) com

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    supergirl5 — October 15, 2008 at 12:49 pm

    This book looks like so much fun! I’m sure i would spend tons of time in the kitchen with it!!!

    shopping_girl5 at hotmail dot com

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    Outnumbered2to1 — October 15, 2008 at 3:42 pm

    Yeah! I love this giveaway.

    email: outnumbered221@gmail dot com

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    Brooke & Freeland — October 15, 2008 at 3:55 pm

    The book sounds amazing!! Great giveaway! My email is in my profile.

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    Brooke & Freeland — October 15, 2008 at 3:55 pm

    The book sounds amazing!! Great giveaway! My email is in my profile.

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    BellaLovesPink — October 15, 2008 at 4:10 pm

    What an awesome giveaway!

    doreenre@yahoo DOT com

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    fourthmonth — October 16, 2008 at 2:12 am

    Popped over from Cake Wrecks. This book is fabulous! fourthmonth at gmail dot com

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    Melissa and James Atkinson — October 16, 2008 at 5:25 am

    This book looks amazing and would be great to add to my collection. Thanks for the review. . .

    melvolcom22@aol.com

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