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The 62 Best Breakfast Recipes in the Whole Entire Universe

Looking for a delicious breakfast recipe to start your morning off right? You've come to the right place. From fluffy pancakes to healthy smoothies and every type of egg dish you can think of (egg-and-sausage dumplings, anyone?), we have your taste buds covered. Now grab a cup of coffee and start scrolling.

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Cinnamon-Roll Pancakes

Introducing the greatest breakfast mashup of all time. Get the recipe


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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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Eggs Benedict with Easy Hollandaise Sauce

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

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Nutella Pancakes

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


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Monkey Bread Danish

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

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Sheet Tray Pancakes with Peaches and Strawberries

Name an easier big-batch breakfast. We'll wait.

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'Everything Bagel' Cauliflower Rolls

They're gluten-free and low-carb, thanks to all those sneaky vegetables.


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Eggs Baked in Tomatoes

A breakfast that's worth the trip from bed, and healthy to boot. Get the recipe


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Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Muffins

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

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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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Baked Eggs and Potatoes

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


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Gingerbread Pancakes

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

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Green Shakshuka

This is the easiest way to get your greens first thing in the morning. It's also vegetarian, gluten-free and ready in less than an hour, just saying.

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Waffle Breakfast Sandwich with Chorizo

Grab and go is so much better when it involves waffles.


Mini Cauliflower-Crust Breakfast Pizzas with Spicy Garlic Honey

Finally, you can feel good about eating pizza for breakfast

NATIONAL HONEY BOARD

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Chamomile and Maple Porridge

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

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Maple Candied Bacon

Use it as a garnish for a brunch cocktail, crumble it over a salad or add it to a sandwich. Or just enjoy it on its own.

NATIONAL HONEY BOARD

Chilaquiles with Poached Eggs and Spicy Honey

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


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Blueberry-Ginger Smoothie

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

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Raspberry Crepe Cake

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

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English Muffins

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


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Kale Quiche with a Cheddar-Rice Crust

This recipe bucks tradition and happens to be gluten-free. Get the recipe


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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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Breakfast Hand Pies

Sure, you could buy them. But what if we told you these *don't* taste like cardboard?

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Sweet Crepes with Caramelized Pears

It turns out crepes are just as easy to make as pancakes, but have an air of "fancy" that's ideal for a crowd.


NATIONAL HONEY BOARD

Coffee Oatmeal with Buckwheat Honey, Blueberries and Yogurt

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

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Swedish Cinnamon Rolls

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

RAWSOME SUPERFOODS

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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Pizza-Dough Cinnamon Rolls

By using store-bought dough instead of homemade, we shave hours off the prep time. Get the recipe


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Savory Breakfast Pie with Bacon Lattice Crust

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

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Baked Berry French Toast

An easy way to zhuzh up French toast? Top it with fresh berries and bake it in the oven.

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Cinnamon-Sugar Waffles

They're like the doughnut-version of a waffle, and all it takes is a dusting of cinnamon sugar.


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Eggs in a Basket

Skip the individual bread slices and make everything at once, then sit back and enjoy your coffee.

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Pancake Tacos with Cheese and Bacon

Your new favorite breakfast is served.

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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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Cherry-Almond Baked Oatmeal

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

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Sausage-and-Egg Breakfast Dumplings

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

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Red Velvet Pancakes

Whip these out on a special occasion, and don't forget the cream cheese drizzle.


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Beignets

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

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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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Yogurt Biscuits with Honey Butter

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


How to Poach the Perfect Egg

Poached eggs, why are you so difficult? Luckily, we finally figured out a foolproof method. (It has to do with the swirl, you guys.)


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Cheater's Croissants

Hello, weekend project.

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Skillet Blueberry Cornbread

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

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French Toast Sticks

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


NISHA VORA

Vegan Spiced Blueberry Breakfast Cake

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

The Clean Plate

Gwyneth Paltrow's Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie

We love a recipe that's secretly healthy.

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Cocoa Peanut Butter Granola

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


The Best Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Get your smoothie on, then learn how to clean your blender like a pro.


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Crispy Golden Home Fries

They're just as good as your favorite diner's.

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Mini Baked Doughnuts

Not only are they cute, they're also so easy.

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Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Frittata

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


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Raspberry-Coconut Smoothie Bowl with Collagen

You're five minutes from glowing.

KRISTIN PERERS/ROUND OURS

Skillet Eggs and Chorizo

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

JERRELLE GUY/BLACK GIRL BAKING

Charcoal Banana Bread

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


How to Make the Best Iced Coffee

Buying iced coffee from Starbucks will run you something like $14 a week. That's $728 a year, people. Watch the video to see how it's done. Then think of all the ways you could spend $728.


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Whole-Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Better than any bakery's. Promise.

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The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

File this 20-minute feast under "genius."

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Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Frosting

Make them the day ahead and thank us later.


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Breakfast Sliders

Feed a crowd in under an hour. Whomever invented the slider, we'd like to thank you.

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Braided Apple Danish Loaf

Who needs a fancy bakery? You're the fancy bakery.

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Onion & Arugula Frittata

Serve it warm, room temp or cold (and use this as a chance to rid yourself of leftover produce).