Three cheers for a beautiful brunch!

Lifestyle expert Mandy Landefeld from Sumptuous Living shared weekend brunch ideas that'll up your game.

Get inspired below and post on the Atlanta & Company Facebook page or tag us on Instagram if you try any!

Lemon and Dill Cream Cheese Spread

Lemon and dill combine with cream cheese to make the perfect spread for your breakfast bagel or dinner crostini!

Ingredients

  • 8oz Cream cheese (softened)
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Fresh dill
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Fresh chives
  • 1 pinch Kosher salt
  • 1 pinch Fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well blended.
Lifestyle expert Mandy Landefeld from 'Sumptuous Living' shares weekend brunch ideas on 'Atlanta & Company'

Strawberry Walnut Salad

Our Strawberry Walnut Salad has creamy goat cheese and a bright balsamic vinaigrette that's ideal for any occasion.

Ingredients

Candied Walnuts

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves
  • ½ tsp. cayenne
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar

Salad

  • 3 cups spring greens
  • ¾ cup candied walnuts (recipe follows)
  • 1 ½ cups sliced strawberries
  • 8 oz. crumbled goat cheese
  • ¼ cup finely sliced green onions

Dressing:

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tbs. Dijon mustard
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tbs. honey

Instructions

Candied Walnuts

  • Make the candied walnuts first so they cool (triple the recipe and use for future).
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the walnuts and cook, stirring, until golden brown and toasted, 3 minutes.
  • Add the sugar and spices and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Transfer to a piece of waxed paper to cool.

Dressing

  • Place all the ingredients for the dressing into a blender or a mason jar with a tight fitting lid and blend well. Set aside.

Salad

  • Layer the salad fixings and drizzle the dressing on and toss gently.
Lifestyle expert Mandy Landefeld from 'Sumptuous Living' shares weekend brunch ideas on 'Atlanta & Company'

Mimosa Bar

Dry Champagne, Cava or Prosecco

Pear Rosemary Carafe:

  • 3 cups Good Pear Nectar
  • 1 cup Rosemary Simple Syrup

Blood Orange & Thyme Carafe:

  • 3 cups Fresh Squeezed Blood Orange Juice
  • 1 cup Thyme Simple Syrup

Lavender & Lemon Carafe:

  • 2 cups Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 cups Lavender Simple Syrup

To make flavored simple syrups:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 8 sprigs Rosemary, Thyme or Lavender

Bring sugar and water to a boil. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add in herbs and allow to cool for 3 hours or overnight. Strain herbs and store in a mason jar and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Lifestyle expert Mandy Landefeld from 'Sumptuous Living' shares weekend brunch ideas on 'Atlanta & Company'