Best Breakfast Ideas- a collection of the BEST breakfast recipes! Start your day off right with delicious options like pancakes, French toast, quiche, baked oatmeal, and much, much more!
Start the Day with a Good Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and if you are looking for the BEST breakfast ideas, you’ve come to the right place.
This collection of 90 breakfast ideas includes the VERY best breakfast recipes. With sweet, savory, healthy, decadent, and make-ahead options, we have something for everyone.
We’ve included the classics like pancakes, waffles, French toast, biscuits and gravy, and oatmeal, but we also have some creative breakfast ideas like breakfast cookies and breakfast nachos, that I know you will want to try.
Mornings are often busy and rushed, but I know these recipes will get you off on the right start. You might even wake up before your alarm because you are so excited about breakfast. Yeah, these recipes are that good:)
An easy, healthy smoothie that’s made with only a few ingredients. It’s perfect for breakfast, a snack, or even dessert!
This simple green detox smoothie is made with banana, pineapple, apple, spinach, and coconut water. It’s the perfect healthy smoothie for when your body needs a reset!
Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie-this creamy and dreamy smoothie is easy to make and perfect for any time of the day! The peanut butter and banana combo is perfection!
This healthy smoothie bowl is great for breakfast, as a snack, or even dessert! Customize your bowl by adding your favorite toppings!
You will never know this smoothie is packed with healthy ingredients because it is SO delicious! It is a favorite at our house, even the kids love it!
Egg Casseroles, Frittatas & Quiche
This easy breakfast casserole is packed with bacon, potatoes, and cheese! It can be prepared ahead of time and is a real crowd pleaser!
Spinach Mushroom Breakfast Casserole-this easy vegetarian egg casserole with spinach, mushrooms, and goat cheese is the perfect breakfast or brunch and always a crowd pleaser!
This easy breakfast casserole made with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and basil Is perfect for Christmas brunch or any morning.
This easy breakfast casserole can be made in advance and is a crowd pleaser. It is perfect for holidays or get togethers.
This Vegetable Frittata is made with eggs, a variety of fresh vegetables, and cheese. This frittata recipe is very versatile and makes a great quick and easy meal. Enjoy for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or even dinner.
This easy one skillet frittata is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It is a staple at our house during the fall months.
This classic Spinach Quiche has a buttery, flaky crust, a generous amount of spinach, onion, garlic, rich custard egg filling, and lots of melty Gruyère cheese. It is easy to make and the perfect quiche to serve for breakfast or brunch.
Baked Oatmeal & Overnight Oats
Easy baked oatmeal is a breakfast favorite and a healthy way to start any day! Make in advance and reheat all week!
Baked Oatmeal sweetened with pure maple syrup and juicy blueberries! You will love this healthy, filling oatmeal recipe! Make a pan and reheat all week!
Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal brings two classic flavors together in a hearty and healthy breakfast to keep your family full and energized all day!
Baked Peach Almond Oatmeal is a great morning treat. Make a big pan to feed a crowd or to reheat during the week for an easy healthy breakfast!
Easy baked oatmeal that tastes just like my famous Chocolate Zucchini Bread! Make a pan and reheat all week. Enjoy for breakfast or dessert!
This easy baked oatmeal recipe is healthy enough for breakfast and tasty enough for dessert! Drizzle with cream cheese maple glaze and you will think you are eating a piece of carrot cake. It’s SO good!
These easy baked banana blueberry oatmeal cups make a great breakfast on the go! You can store them in the fridge or freezer, reheat and eat!
Learn how to make Overnight Oats, a great make-ahead breakfast that is healthy, satisfying, and delicious! Plus, this easy overnight oats recipe is very customizable.
This is the BEST Buttermilk Pancake recipe. The pancakes are light, fluffy, and melt in your mouth. Serve warm with butter and maple syrup and you will be in pancake heaven!
Easy Blender Pancakes– Ditch the store bought pancake mix and go homemade with these SUPER easy, delicious, and healthy flourless pancakes! All of the ingredients go in the blender and VOILA you have fluffy pancakes in a matter of minutes.
Light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes dotted with juicy blueberries. Serve with butter and pure maple syrup. These are the BEST Blueberry Pancakes!
Chocolate Chip Pancakes-these light and fluffy homemade pancakes are dotted with chocolate chips, making them the perfect breakfast for a special occasion.
This easy pumpkin pancake recipe is sure to be a fall favorite! Enjoy for breakfast, brunch, or even make pancakes for dinner! There is not a bad time to enjoy these delicious pumpkin pancakes!
Easy Banana Pancakes – light and fluffy pancakes made with bananas are the perfect way to start any day! Make a big stack because these pancakes go quickly! And if you happen to have leftovers, put them in the freezer! They freeze beautifully!
These light and fluffy lemon ricotta pancakes with sweet blueberry sauce are a breakfast favorite!
You only need 6 ingredients to make this delicious oven pancake. The giant, buttery pancake puffs up in the oven, creating a fun, light, and fluffy pancake that kids and adults love! Serve hot, right out of the oven with confectioner’s sugar, berries, maple syrup, or your favorite pancake toppings!
French Toast & Waffles
This easy, light and fluffy French toast is a family favorite! Make it for breakfast today!
Thick slices of Brioche bread dipped in a sweet vanilla cinnamon egg batter and coated in crunchy cornflakes. This twist on a classic is fun to make for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner!
Thick slices of bread dipped in a pumpkin spice mixture, cooked in butter, and drizzled with pure maple syrup. This is the perfect fall breakfast!
The most decadent and delicious French Toast recipe! A favorite breakfast for special occasions and weekends!
The BEST waffle recipe! Serve with whipped cream, strawberries, and pure maple syrup for a special breakfast treat. The waffles freeze beautifully, so make a double batch!
Pumpkin Waffles made with brown butter, pumpkin puree, and a blend of warm spices. The perfect breakfast for any fall morning!
Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles with lemon whipped cream and fresh blackberries make a wonderful breakfast or brunch. Freeze leftovers so you can easily reheat for an easy weekday breakfast!
These light and fluffy Blueberry Sour Cream Waffles with a sweet maple glaze are perfect for breakfast or brunch. The waffles freeze well, so make a double batch!
Strawberry Muffins- tender muffins packed with fresh strawberries and topped with turbinado sugar for a nice, sugary crunch! These simple homemade muffins make a great breakfast or anytime treat!
Use the brown bananas on your counter to make moist and flavorful Banana Muffins! Your whole family will love these as a quick breakfast or a snack on the go. This is the best banana muffin recipe!
Easy homemade Blueberry Muffins that are light, tender, packed with juicy blueberries and finished with a sweet streusel topping. This is the BEST Blueberry Muffin Recipe!
These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins with streusel topping are tender, moist, and perfectly spiced. Enjoy for breakfast, as a snack, or dessert. They are a must make for fall!
Apple cinnamon muffins with a sweet and buttery cinnamon crumb topping. These muffins are easy to make and are great for breakfast or snack time.
My zucchini muffin recipe is packed with flavor and topped with a crispy sugary, sweet top. This is the MOST delicious way to use up that summer zucchini crop!
Super moist chocolate muffins made with cocoa powder and LOTS of chocolate chips! Enjoy these rich and decadent muffins for breakfast or dessert!
These easy pumpkin muffins are a fall favorite for breakfast or snack time. You will never know they are healthy because they are SO delicious!
Healthy Banana Muffins- flourless banana muffins that are super moist with lots of banana flavor. They are naturally sweetened with honey and make a great breakfast on the go or snack! The muffins are freezer friendly too! And if you want to add a handful of chocolate chips, I say, go for it!
Carrot Cake Muffins packed with carrots, spices, raisins, and a surprise cream cheese filling are a favorite breakfast treat! Everyone loves these deliciously moist muffins!
Strawberry Scones-soft and tender scones bursting with fresh strawberries and finished with a sweet vanilla glaze. The perfect scone recipe for spring and summer!
Moist and tender blueberry scones with a sweet streusel topping and vanilla glaze! The perfect scone recipe for breakfast or brunch!
Fluffy, buttery scones dotted with fresh peaches and finished with a sweet honey vanilla glaze. These homemade scones are going to become your new favorite breakfast treat.
Soft and tender bakery-style scones with dried cranberries and a sweet orange glaze! These scones are easy to make and a great treat for breakfast or brunch!
Lemon Poppy Seed Scones- tender, buttery scones speckled with poppy seeds and bursting with fresh lemon flavor. The perfect treat for breakfast or brunch!
These Soft And Tender Scones Are Dotted With Chocolate Chips And Will Remind You Of A Chocolate Chip Cookie! One Of Our Favorite Treats To Enjoy For Breakfast, Brunch, Or Dessert!
Creamy sausage gravy served over warm biscuits is a popular breakfast dish and the ultimate comfort food. You are going to love this easy recipe!
Buttermilk Drop Biscuits-buttery, tender, flaky, biscuits that are incredibly easy to make. These homemade biscuits can be made in about 25 minutes and go great with any meal!
Apple Cheddar Biscuits- tender buttermilk biscuits filled with cheddar cheese and sweet, tart apples. These easy drop biscuits are perfect for fall or anytime!
Tender, flaky, and buttery biscuits that are made with a secret ingredient-Greek yogurt! These are our favorite biscuits!
These soft and flaky biscuits are bursting with blueberries! They are great for breakfast or brunch. Don’t forget to finish them off with salted vanilla butter, the butter makes the biscuits extra special.
Granola & Granola Bars
This Lemon Blueberry Granola is crunchy, sweet, refreshing, and bursting with juicy dried blueberries. Enjoy with yogurt, milk, on top of smoothies, or by the handful!
If you like chocolate and peanut butter, you will LOVE this healthy homemade granola recipe. It will remind you of the classic No Bake Cookies, which is a VERY good thing!
Easy 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Granola with mini chocolate chips makes a great breakfast treat or fun snack!
Chocolate Espresso Granola-this sweet homemade granola is made with healthy ingredients but tastes SO decadent! Serve with yogurt, milk, or enjoy by the handful!
If you like banana bread, you will love this easy banana granola! It tastes just like banana bread. Stir in chocolate chips for a sweet treat!
These no-bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars are the BEST homemade granola bars! They are easy to make and SO much better than store bought!
Easy homemade granola bars that are nut free, which makes them the perfect school snack! The bars are chewy, sweet, and SO delicious!
FUN Breakfast Recipes
Tortilla chips topped with breakfast sausage, eggs, beans, cheese, and lots of delicious toppings! This savory, satisfying breakfast is always a crowd pleaser!
You only need one bowl to make these easy and healthy breakfast cookies. They are gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and made without butter or oil, but SO delicious. The perfect grab and go breakfast or anytime snack.
Breakfast Burritos- eggs, bacon, tater tots, cheese, avocado, and pico de gallo all rolled up in a soft flour tortilla. The perfect grab and go breakfast and they freeze well too!
Egg Muffins are the perfect grab and go breakfast for busy mornings. They are easy to store, reheat well, and are freezer friendly! You will love these savory, protein-packed breakfast bites!
Easy, no-bake protein balls that will remind you of your favorite monster cookies! They only take 10 minutes to make and are the perfect grab and go snack!
These classic Crepes are thin, buttery, light and slightly crisp around the edges. They are made with basic ingredients and easy to make at home. Fill them with your favorite ingredients, savory or sweet, and enjoy for breakfast, brunch, or dessert!
You are going to love these easy Tex-Mex migas made with eggs, tortilla chips, and all the toppings! Enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner and are so good served as breakfast tacos!
Shakshuka is a flavorful, warm, savory Middle Eastern dish filled with tomatoes, eggs, and spices. I love serving it with crusty bread for a satisfying breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
This filling and hearty Breakfast Bowl is made with potatoes, eggs, veggies, and avocado. It’s the perfect way to start the day or can be enjoyed for a healthy lunch or dinner.
These easy and healthy pumpkin energy balls are a great healthy treat for fall!
If you like Everything Bagels, you will LOVE this easy Everything Bagel Avocado Toast. It only takes minutes to make and is great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack time!
Baked Spinach and Eggs makes a great, easy breakfast. Top with avocado, tomatoes, feta cheese, and serve with toast.
This easy eggs Benedict recipe is great for breakfast or brunch. You will love the creamy hollandaise sauce!
Sweet Rolls & Coffee Cake
My dad’s famous cinnamon roll recipe. They are the BEST cinnamon rolls ever! We call them Parry Rolls!
These raspberry sweet rolls with cream cheese frosting are the perfect treat for breakfast or brunch!
Lemon Blueberry Sweet Rolls are soft sweet rolls that are bursting with fresh blueberries and covered in lemon cream cheese frosting. They are the perfect treat for special occasions or weekend breakfasts or brunch!
The perfect cinnamon roll recipe for fall. They will remind you of apple pie and that is a VERY good thing!
Classic Sour Cream Coffee Cake-a tender vanilla cake that is layered with a generous amount of cinnamon streusel, and finished with a drizzle of vanilla glaze. Enjoy for breakfast, brunch, or dessert!
Peach Coffee Cake- this simple peach cake is made with fresh peaches, has a cinnamon streusel topping, and is finished with a sweet vanilla glaze. Enjoy for breakfast, brunch, or dessert!
Put your summer zucchini to good use and make this easy and delicious Brown Butter Zucchini Coffee Cake. It is great for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.
How to make crispy, diner-style hash browns from scratch, you only need two ingredients! Serve along side eggs, bacon, or your favorite breakfast items.
This easy skillet sweet potato hash with kale, eggs, and avocado is a filling, savory, healthy meal that is great for breakfast or any time of the day.
When you combine my favorite seasoning combination with perfectly crisped potatoes it makes the world’s tastiest side dish! Everything Bagel Roasted Potatoes are a favorite alongside breakfast or dinner!
These easy and crispy breakfast potatoes are the BEST! They are roasted in the oven, made on one pan, and go great with any meal.