17 Easy 5-Ingredient Breakfast Ideas

17 Easy 5-Ingredient Breakfast Ideas

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Kelli Foster
May 3, 2017

If breakfast means a bowl of cold cereal or a piece of buttered toast as you run out the door, there's something you need to know that's going to change everything: All that stands between you and a better breakfast — one that is truly delicious and filling — is five basic ingredients. Yep, just five!

From hurried weekday mornings to lazy weekends, these simple and totally satisfying recipes will make you feel like a breakfast superhero. So get ready for minimalist breakfast burritos, a sweeter take on avocado toast, and the best smoothies with the smallest ingredient lists. Breakfast doesn't have to be complicated, and these 17 recipes prove it.

No Cooking Required

When energy levels are low and time is of the essence, these are the recipes you want to lean on. Not only do these breakfast options come with make-ahead potential, but they also don't even require turning on the stove or oven. It doesn't really get any easier than that.

Breakfast Starts with Vegetables

If you've been wanting to eat more veggies, there's no better time to start than first thing in the morning. These recipes take you beyond breakfast salads, with totally satisfying options that are easy and delicious and will actually fill you up.

Eggs for Breakfast

This is just one more thing to love about eggs: It doesn't take much to turn them into an incredibly satisfying meal. From an easy scramble to French toast, these egg-based recipes come together with five ingredients or fewer.

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