Looking for easy breakfast recipes you can whip up in a jiff? You’ve come to the right place.
Nothing beats having a delicious and substantial breakfast to get you going in the morning. The only problem is, who wants to wake up early to cook?!
I definitely don’t, which is why I love these easy breakfast recipes! They’re a breeze to prepare, and most of them can be made in advance.
You just take them out of the fridge, pop them in the microwave, and voila! Breakfast is served.
Start your day right with these hearty and tasty breakfast recipes! From smoothies to muffins to pizza, we have food for every mood!
20+ Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes and Ideas
Let’s get the ball rolling with a classic. Warm and fluffy pancakes are slathered with butter and drizzled with maple syrup.
Ah. Is there a better way to start the day? The smell alone is enough to get me all amped up.
When it comes to pancakes, Perkins has knocked it out of the park. Their buttermilk pancakes are ridiculously rich, soft, and airy!
With this easy-peasy recipe, you can enjoy such flapjacks without leaving your home.
2. Tropical Smoothie
Tired of your berry smoothies? Switch things up by adding a twist to your traditional breakfast drink.
In this smoothie, not just one, not just two, but three summer fruits are blended to make one refreshing treat.
Complete with mangoes, pineapple, and banana, this smoothie will satisfy your tropical craving. The coconut milk ties them all together, giving you an irresistibly rich and creamy smoothie.
Apart from the lip-smacking flavor, it’s also overloaded with nutrients. How can it not be? It’s pineapples, mangoes, and bananas in a drink!
3. Banana Baked Oatmeal
Calling all vegans: this banana baked oatmeal is a must-try.
If you’re looking for a delicious, nutritious, and easy breakfast for the family, look no further. This dish combines the goodness of oatmeal and bananas to make a super satisfying treat.
You can enjoy this as is or add toppings like berries, chocolate chips, and chopped nuts. Customize as you wish.
It also comes together quickly! Just 30 minutes, and breakfast is ready.
4. Brioche French Toast
Normalize breakfast for dessert by serving this Brioche French toast. Sweet.
Feeling a little indulgent? Let this Brioche French toast relax and spoil you.
Crisp Brioche made super-rich and tender with milk and eggs. Sweetened with maple syrup, this is every sweet tooth’s dream.
Sure, it’s not a waist-friendly treat, but it will definitely give you that energy boost you direly need in the morning.
5. Fig Chia Seed Pudding
Chia pudding loaded with mashed figs and made ultra-rich and creamy with almond milk? This breakfast is both indulgent and good for the body.
Oh, how I love figs. They’re sweet and soft like honey, and so good for you, too! With figs in your chia, there’s no need for extra sugar. Perfect for weight watchers!
The almond milk not only makes the pudding incredibly rich but gives it a nutty flavor, too.
It’s vegan-friendly, to boot! This breakfast is evidence that delicious can be nutritious.
6. Nutella Overnight Oats
Trying to make your kids enjoy healthy food? Here’s a simple solution: Nutella and oatmeal.
Let’s be honest, while oatmeal is nutritious, it isn’t the most exciting thing to eat.
Enter Nutella; the sweet hazelnut spread that no kid can say no to. Adding just a little bit of Nutella makes oatmeal a hundred times more desirable.
Plus, I love how easy overnight oats are to make. You just throw all the ingredients in a jar and chill overnight.
Take it out of the fridge the next morning, and boom! Breakfast is served!
7. Breakfast Pizza
Pizza for breakfast: why not?! Thanks to the ever so reliable pre-made pizza dough, you can make breakfast pizza anytime.
This recipe has bacon, cheese, tomatoes, and an egg. Yep, a runny sunny side egg on pizza. If you’ve never tried it before, you’re in for a treat.
Add whatever toppings you want! The beauty of this dish is that it’s easily customizable.
When you’re done with your masterpiece, just let the oven do its magic, and you’re all set.
8. Pumpkin Smoothie Bowls
This pumpkin smoothie bowl will be your newest favorite fall breakfast.
Pumpkin puree, oat milk, granola, pumpkin seed, dried cranberries, and coconut chips. Just imagine all these different flavors and textures in one bowl. This is truly the breakfast of champions!
This smoothie bowl is unbelievably hearty and delicious. I didn’t know pumpkin tasted so good with coconut and cranberries until I had this dish.
It only took one spoonful to make me fall in love with it.
It’s also dairy-free and vegan-friendly, so you know it’s good for you!
9. Cinnamon Rolls
You’re probably surprised to see this on the list, and I get it. How on earth are cinnamon rolls an easy breakfast recipe?!
Well, here’s the key: Bisquick. Thanks to the good-old biscuit mix, you can make the most irresistible cinnamon rolls in no time.
And trust me, you aren’t sacrificing flavor with this recipe. Just because it comes together quickly doesn’t mean it’s not divine.
These cinnamon rolls are just as ooey-gooey and packed with cinnamon flavor as any you’ve had. They smell incredible, too!
10. Banana Muffins
These soft and fluffy muffins are bursting with sweet bananas. They’re the ultimate breakfast on the go.
The muffins are wonderfully sweet and moist, but what makes me go gaga over them is the crumble on top.
It’s crisp, buttery, and downright delicious. The contrast it adds to the muffins is absolutely divine. It’s the perfect crunch!
Banana muffins keep well for a week in the fridge. That means you can make them over the weekend and enjoy them for breakfast throughout the week.
11. Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
I was never a fan of oatmeal cookies until I tried this recipe, that is.
Loaded with dried fruits, nuts, and raisings, these oatmeal cookies are love at first bite. The fruity flavors and the combo of chewy and crunchy textures are out-of-this-world fantastic.
They’re also easily customizable, so if you’re not feeling the raisins, just take them out! You can even make them gluten-free by using gluten-free oats and flour.
Plus, since cookies are portable, you can enjoy them on the go! They’re perfect for busy mornings.
Sweet, crunchy, and hearty: that’s what’s granola is all about.
Granola makes such a wonderful breakfast, but it’s not that affordable, is it? This is strange because if you think about it, it’s just a bunch of basic pantry ingredients in a bag!
So, instead of getting store-bought, why not make it yourself? It’s super easy and a lot cheaper! Plus, you get to decide what goes in the mix.
This recipe combines oats, almonds, cinnamon, brown sugar, honey, and vanilla to make mind-blowing granola. Feel free to make it your own!
Looking for something new to pair with your morning coffee? Time to make scones!
Rich, buttery, and flaky scones make a fantastic breakfast. Slather them with butter, jam, or whatever your favorite spread is. They will taste great, regardless.
If you think making scones is tedious, you are mistaken! This recipe is so easy; you’ll make it again and again. And again.
14. Breakfast Burritos
Scrambled eggs, tater tots, refried beans, and cheese wrapped in a warm tortilla. Even the grumpiest folks will be happy to wake up to this breakfast burrito!
Just imagine all those rich flavors and textures waiting to be devoured! It’s hearty, cheesy, and oh-so-delicious. Mornings don’t get any better than this.
These breakfast burritos freeze beautifully, so you can prep them over the weekend and enjoy throughout the week.
15. Easy Egg McMuffins
Move over McDonald’s: this Egg McMuffin copycat is here to stay.
Egg McMuffins are Mickey D’s quintessential breakfast item. Nothing beats the combo of English muffins loaded with egg, ham, and cheese!
But what if I told you that you don’t have to drive all the way to McDonald’s just to get your McMuffin fix?
Thanks to this copycat recipe, you can enjoy your favorite breakfast every morning in your pajamas.
Looking for more breakfast goodies, checkout our favorite egg recipes.
16. Avocado Toast
It’s rich, hearty, and healthy. Avocado toast is the breakfast of the millennials.
Over the past few years, we have seen the humble avocado rise to fame. And it is, truly, well deserved. There aren’t many foods that are incredibly delectable and healthy at the same time!
It also helps that avocado toast is insanely easy to make! Just mash an avocado and season it with cilantro, lime, salt, and pepper.
Then, onto the toast, it goes. It’s so simple.
17. Brownie Batter Chia Pudding
Brownies for breakfast? Count me in.
Healthy brownies at that! They give you the sinful flavor of chocolate, minus the guilt.
These treats are loaded with chia pudding, oats, and a rich and chocolaty brownie batter, giving you a healthy breakfast and a decadent dessert in one bite.
18. Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash
Hash browns made with sweet potatoes – this next dish takes a fresh riff on a classic.
Sweet potatoes, tempeh, and your favorite vegetables are fried together to make one sumptuous breakfast. Boy, this dish will get you full and ready for the day!
What I love about this dish is that you get to add whatever veggies you want, and it will taste great no matter what. Mushroom, bell peppers, zucchini, onions – everything works!
Soft and tender tortilla bread loaded with breakfast sausage, scrambled eggs, onions, and bell peppers, covered in a blanket of marinara and cheese? That’s the stuff!
If you need a hearty breakfast to get you energized through the day, these enchiladas are exactly what you need.
Carbs, protein, fats, veggies — they have everything you can ever ask for in a complete meal.
20. Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bark
It’s quick, easy, and so tasty! This Greek yogurt breakfast bark is a fun and exciting way to start the day.
It’s crunchy, creamy, and packed with your favorite nuts and berries. Man, I can munch on this all day long.
And it’s so easy to make, too! You just spread Greek yogurt onto a baking sheet, load it with dried fruits and nuts, and freeze! Smash them into large chunks and enjoy.
21. Strawberry-Banana Parfaits
Layers of yogurt, granola, strawberries, and bananas make up one phenomenal parfait.
This parfait combines sweet, tart, and nutty flavors and soft and crunchy textures in one heavenly bite.
The granola by itself is made with oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, and dates. Flavored with honey, coconut oil, vanilla, and cinnamon, it’s already amazing just by itself.
But then you add the yogurt, bananas, and strawberries. My goodness, even non-dieters will want to have this!
22. Strawberry Chocolate Smoothie
Chocolate and strawberry have always been a remarkable pair. The contrast of sweet, rich, and tart flavors is absolutely amazing.
Case in point: this strawberry chocolate smoothie. The balance of flavors makes this drink drool-worthy!
The nuttiness and creaminess of cashew milk make it even more irresistible.
This fruity and chocolatey treat is healthy, to boot! Oh, and it’s also a cinch to make. Healthy, delicious, and simple: that’s what I call a perfect combination.
23. Sweet Potato Pancakes
Pancakes are a well-loved classic, but if you care to make things more interesting, you have to give these sweet potato pancakes a try.
Light and fluffy flapjacks loaded with sweet potatoes and topped with marshmallow cream. Mmm! They’re sweet potato casserole in pancake form, and I love ‘em.
24. Spinach and Feta Wraps
One of my go-to orders at Starbucks is their Spinach and Feta Wrap. You can just imagine my excitement when I saw this copycat recipe online!
This wrap is loaded with feta, spinach, egg whites, and sun-dried tomatoes. Hugging all that goodness is a whole wheat tortilla — so you know it’s good for ya!
It may be low carb, but it’s definitely high on flavor.
25. Sweet Potato Frittata
This sweet potato frittata is not just loaded with flavor, but nutrients, as well. If you’re looking for a healthy dish that kids will love, this is a winner.
Eggs, sweet potatoes, red bell peppers, onions, gouda, and arugula join forces to make this hearty and satisfying breakfast.
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