We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't mean you always have time to whip up something delicious in the morning. Enter: these easy, quick breakfasts that'll make even the busiest morning a little more delicious. Maybe you’re sick of your go-to bagel or granola bar and need new, fun and fast breakfast ideas. Or maybe you've got a little more time in the morning and just want to spice things up. Here, we've got all the a.m. inspo you need, whether you’re craving healthy muffin recipes, easy egg recipes or refreshing smoothie recipes to power-up your day.
We rounded up the best tasty and filling recipes that will get you pumped to get out of bed for your morning meal (yes, even on Mondays), including make-ahead options, genius ideas for breakfast sandwiches, and sweet (but secretly healthy!) options that make breakfast taste like dessert. Craving savory? We've got new ideas for everything from eggs to bacon to sausage. If you're feeling sweet, fresh fruit, homemade jam and breakfast baked goods are also all covered here. Best of all, many of these quick breakfasts take fewer than five minutes to pull together, or feature five ingredients or less. And since you’re saving so much time on breakfast, you’ll be able to cook one of our favorite healthy lunch ideas or easy dinner recipes later on in the day. Win, win!
Don't spend all morning flipping pancakes, just make one supersized cake and slice!
The simplest way to fancy-up your morning eggs? Throw in a few tasty add-ins that barely take any time at all.
With frozen berries and almond butter, this is like PB&J in smoothie form. Yum!
A hearty breakfast that easily feeds a family of four, all on one sheet pan? Yes, please.
Make this store-bought staple at home for fresher flavors and add-ins that you can customize.
Make our Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs, but before scrambling, whisk 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning into eggs, then scramble as directed. Fold in 1 cooked diced russet potato and 4 oz thinly sliced kielbasa (both browned). Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
For faster flapjacks (without the whisk and bowl), blend the batter, add the mix-ins and get flipping.
The secret to making the best avocado toast out there? Smash the avocado with lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and top with a hard-boiled egg and thinly sliced radishes.
Make this spiced loaf on the weekend to enjoy sweet slices all week.
Make our Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs, folding in 1/4 cup crème fraîche, then 1/2 cup flaked smoked trout and 1/2 small red onion (thinly sliced). Dollop with additional crème fraîche.
Spend time prepping these burritos on Sunday and then reheat them during the work week.
Just pull out these pre-made mixes from the freezer, add liquid, and blend.
Sneak some spinach into your morning meal for a boost of nutrients to start your day off right.
These tasty bake-and-take egg cups are packed with protein.
Spoon shallot vinaigrette on top for a little fancy flavor.
Simple and sophisticated, this fruity toast is perfect for breakfast.
While it seems like a simple dish, mastering the perfect technique of a great pan of scrambled eggs is key. Just add cheese or veggies for a hearty breakfast in a snap.
You don't need to spend half an hour in the kitchen in the morning in order to eat yummy egg sandwiches for breakfast. Instead, make this egg, spinach and English muffin recipe the night before.
Buttermilk is the secret ingredient when it comes to making these fluffy breakfast-ready muffins.
Think of this dish like eggs in a hole, but with more veggies.
A popular dish in Spain, Portugal, Mexico and Texas, where it is a part of Tex-Mex cuisine, this dish was invented to use up leftovers in the morning for breakfast.
Pancakes aren't just for weekends! Make a double batch on Saturday and freeze for a quick morning meal all week.
No need for canning equipment or hard-to-find ingredients, this jam can be made with just a handful of items that you probably have in your house right now. Really!
Make this over the weekend and wake up to a sweet, chocolatey treat every morning.
Just wait 'til you break this one out at the breakfast table: sweet tomatoes, runny yolks, and plenty of toasted bread for dipping.
The name says it all: This is the best granola to pair with yogurt, fruit and more.
Amp-up the kid-friendly classic with earthy greens and nutty cheese. Now adults will love it, too!