The 44 Best Breakfast Recipes in the Whole Entire Universe (2024)

The 44 Best Breakfast Recipes in the Whole Entire Universe (1)

By PureWow Editors

Published Sep 14, 2023

Whether you're hosting a big Sunday brunch or tired of cereal and toast, it's important to start your day with something you actually want to eat. Enter these 44 breakfast recipes, which are as easy to prepare as they are to devour. They range from sweet picks, like French toast sticks and Nutella-stuffed pancakes, to savory gems, like eggs Benedict and chilaquiles. Read on for our tastiest ideas.

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1. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Introducing the greatest breakfast mashup of all time.

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2. Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

It practically makes itself, plus you can use any dairy or non-dairy milk you like.

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3. Eggs Benedict with Easy Hollandaise Sauce

Easy hollandaise? Yep, it's all about the blender in this 35-minute recipe.

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4. Nutella Pancakes

Nothing says indulgent quite like a stack of Nutella-filled flapjacks.

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5. Monkey Bread Danish

Two beloved pastries rolled into one. Would you believe this takes only an hour to make?

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6. Sheet Tray Pancakes with Peaches and Strawberries

Name an easier big-batch breakfast than this photo-worthy beauty. We'll wait.

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7. ‘Everything Bagel’ Cauliflower Rolls

They're gluten-free and low-carb, thanks to the sneaky addition of your favorite cruciferous vegetable.

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8. Eggs Baked in Tomatoes

A breakfast that's worth the tripfrom bed, and healthy to boot.

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9. Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Muffins

This is the definition of on-the-go breakfast.

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10. Sunday Morning French Toast

The last thing you want to do is stand in front of a hot stove, so we simplified this classic.

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11. Baked Eggs & Potatoes

Meet our favorite way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. Best of all, it's ready in 45 minutes.

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12. Gingerbread Pancakes

Don't wait until Christmas morning to make this special stack. (You only need 30 minutes to whip them up, after all.)

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13. Green Shakshuka

The easiest way to get your greens in the morning. Shakshuka is also vegetarian, gluten-free and ready in less than an hour, just saying.

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14. Waffle Breakfast Sandwich with Chorizo

Grab-and-go meals are so much better when they involve waffles.

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NATIONAL HONEY BOARD

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15. Mini Cauliflower Crust Breakfast Pizzas with Spicy Garlic Honey

Nothing against a leftover cold slice, but this definitely wins tastiest breakfast pizza in our book.

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SIMON PASK/THE HAPPY BALANCE

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16. Chamomile and Maple Porridge

It's filling, nourishing, vegan and ready in just 15 minutes.

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NATIONAL HONEY BOARD

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17. Chilaquiles with Poached Eggs and Spicy Honey

The eternal breakfast question: sweet or savory? Great news, it can be both.

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18. Blueberry-Ginger Smoothie

Proof that healthy can also be easy (we're talking ready in 15 minutes) and flavorful.

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19. Raspberry Crepe Cake

Who's oh-so-impressive and ready in 35 minutes? This guy.

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20. Biscuit Doughnuts

They're worth breaking out the deep-fryer for. (Plus, using store-bought dough makes it easy.)

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21. English Muffins

You're less than ten ingredients from artisanal English muffins at home.

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22. Kale Quiche with a Cheddar-Rice Crust

This recipe bucks tradition and also happens to be gluten-free. Win-win.

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23. Bacon-Wrapped Eggs

They couldn't be easier. There's only two ingredients if you don't count salt and pepper.

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NATIONAL HONEY BOARD

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24. Coffee Oatmeal with Buckwheat Honey, Blueberries and Yogurt

Oh hi, five-minute breakfast. We love you.

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25. Swedish Cinnamon Rolls

Step away from the canned dough. We promise these are worth it.

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RAWSOME SUPERFOODS

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26. Juicy Green Pineapple Smoothie with Mint, Basil and Spirulina

Some mornings call for an ultra-healthy smoothie. Good thing this one comes together in a mere 15 minutes.

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27. Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls

By using store-bought dough instead of homemade, we shave hours offthe prep time.

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28. Savory Breakfast Pie with Bacon Lattice Crust

FYI, the bacon crust is pre-made, so you barely have to lift a finger. (It doesn't look that way, though.)

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29. Pancake Tacos with Cheese and Bacon

Your kids' new favorite breakfast is served.

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30. Falafel Pie with Cucumber-Tomato Salad

The flaky crust is made with store-bought phyllo dough, so it's practically fuss-free (not to mention vegetarian).

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31. Cherry-Almond Baked Oatmeal

This one-hour baked oatmeal comes together in a single bowl and is make-ahead friendly.

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32. Sausage-and-Egg Breakfast Dumplings

Use store-bought dumpling wrappers and they'll be done in 25 minutes.

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33. New Orleans–Style Beignets

No need to head to New Orleans for these pillowy treats. You don't even need a deep fryer.

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34. Green Smoothie with Avocado and Apple

When we're not indulging in beignets, we're sipping on this ultra-virtuous green smoothie.

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35. Yogurt Biscuits with Honey Butter

We swapped in yogurt for the usual butter to make these tender biscuits a little bit healthy.

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36. Skillet Blueberry Cornbread

We're here for the streusel topping on this 40-minute, one-skillet wonder.

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37. French Toast Sticks

Kids (and parents) will love 'em. They take less than an hour to make.

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NISHA VORA

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38. Vegan Spiced Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Trust us, you won't believe it's plant-based.

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The Clean Plate

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39. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie

We love a recipe that's secretly healthy (and gorgeous).

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40. Cocoa Peanut Butter Granola

Plain granola? Snooze. Enter this protein-packed version, which will keep for up to two months.

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41. Slow Cooker Mediterranean Frittata

Set it and forget it, then help yourself to a slice of this healthy vegetarian breakfast.

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42. Raspberry-Coconut Smoothie Bowl with Collagen

You're five minutes from glowing from hair to skin to nails.

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JERRELLE GUY/BLACK GIRL BAKING

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43. Charcoal Banana Bread

This will look great on your breakfast table (and your Instagram feed).

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KRISTIN PERERS/ROUND OURS

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44. Skillet Eggs and Chorizo

They're a great 30-minute breakfast and, dare we say, even better for dinner.

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