Beyond Oatmeal: Exploring the Breakfast Soup

It's happened to us all. We move through our days happily and routinely. And then&mdash every few months, the inevitable strikes: the breakfast rut.

We have the perfect cure for any breakfast rut. It's a step outside the box in that it's not your average hot oatmeal, weekend pancakes, or cereal bar on the go. No, we're talking soup here. Breakfast soup, to be exact.

What's the story with breakfast soup? There are all different varieties, from creamy and fruity to hearty and savory. Below are a few recipes that are inspiring us to mix up our morning routines. Have you ever made a breakfast soup?

Try a Recipe:
Apple-Spice Breakfast Soup - The New York Times
Bacon and Egg Soup Recipe - Food Network Magazine
Jook (Chinese Breakfast Soup) - Soup for a Year
Chilled Blueberry Soup - Epicurious
Tunisian Chickpea Breakfast Soup - Martha Rose Schulman

Related: Comfort Food: Miso Soup for Breakfast

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