15 Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right

15 Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right

Breakfast may very well be the best meal of the day. After all, we rarely celebrate having dinner foods for breakfast, but breakfast foods for dinner? Everyone loves that.

And because there's such a wide range of breakfast recipes, you're sure to find something that will please everyone. Browse this list and then make tomorrow morning delicious.

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1. Baked Pumpkin Steel-Cut Oatmeal

You've mastered steel-cut oatmeal — now it's time to take your breakfast to the next level with this baked pumpkin version. Even the most reluctant of oatmeal eaters will love this breakfast.

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2. Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes

What is it about pancakes that just makes your day better? Start any day off on the right foot with these unbelievably thick ricotta pancakes. Or save this recipe in your back pocket for the next snow day.

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3. Freezer-Friendly Spinach-Feta Breakfast Wraps

It can be hard to manage anything other than a grab-and-go breakfast most mornings. That's where a little advance planning comes in handy. Make a big batch of these breakfast wraps and you can eat a real breakfast — even on the most hectic of mornings.

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4. How To Bake Eggs in the Oven (Eggs en Cocotte)

When you need an easy (but seriously impressive) brunch recipe, try your hand at making these baked eggs. All you need are a few ramekins, some cheese and sautéed veggies of your choice, and a water bath or bain marie. You'll wow even the most fussy of brunch guests.

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5. How To Make French Toast at Home

Making perfect, cinnamon-laden French toast at home is one of those skills we think everyone should have. If you haven't quite mastered it yet, here's your step-by-step guide.

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6. Tex-Mex Migas

What makes migas different from your traditional Tex-Mex breakfast? The fact that the tortillas or chips are cooked right in with the eggs. It gives it a wonderful texture that truly lives up to its name (migas translates as crumbs).

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7. Make-Ahead Broccoli and Spaghetti Frittata

Yes, you read that correctly. This frittata has spaghetti mixed in with the eggs and broccoli. It's a great way to use up extra pasta from last night's dinner. You can have tomorrow's breakfast made by the time you're done with the dinner dishes.

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8. Kale and Goat Cheese Frittata Cups

Frittatas are one of the best ways to clean out your fridge. If you make mini frittata cups in your muffin pan, you can easily freeze them and enjoy them on weekday mornings when cereal or toast just won't do.

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9. Overnight Yeasted Waffles

This recipe takes a little bit of advance planning to start the batter the night before, but once you've tried these incredibly airy waffles, you'll never make them any other way.

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10. Breakfast Tacos

No one does breakfast tacos quite like they do in Austin, Texas. But if you can't get to the Lone Star State, these homemade tacos will do just fine. To save time in the morning, you can prep a couple of things, like the bacon and pico de gallo, in advance.

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11. Kale, Bacon & Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Have you ever seen a more mouth-watering breakfast sandwich? We didn't think so. This is another recipe you'll want to master. It's the perfect weekend morning breakfast after indulging in one more glass of wine than you really should have.

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12. Freeze-and-Bake Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Make a batch of these sweet scones on the weekend and freeze them for breakfasts later in the week. If you have a toaster oven, you can easily bake one or two at a time while you're getting ready in the morning. Nothing beats a freshly baked scone in the morning.

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13. Roasted Radish and Herbed Ricotta Omelet

Roasting your radishes takes away some of the biting heat and reveals a subtle sweetness that pairs so well with the herbed ricotta in this simple breakfast.

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14. Savory Breakfast Toaster Tarts

We have a soft spot for Pop-Tarts as an occasional childhood treat, but these reimagined savory "toaster tarts" are the perfect hybrid between Pop-Tarts and savory hand pies. Once you master the dough, the filling combinations are endless.

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15. How To Make Soft, Creamy Scrambled Eggs

And finally, go back to basics with the best scrambled eggs you've ever had. While scrambled eggs were probably one of the first things you learned to cook as a kid or teenager, it's worth relearning the soft-scrambled-egg technique as an adult. Your breakfasts will never be the same.

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