We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But just because you're aware that this meal is crucial doesn't mean you always have time to whip up something delicious. From school drop-offs to busy commutes to squeezing in a sweat sesh, weekday mornings can often be our busiest time of day. Or, maybe you’re sick of your go-to toast or bagel and need new, easy breakfast ideas. That’s what we’re here for: to provide all the a.m. inspo you need, whether you’re craving healthy muffin recipes or easy egg recipes or healthy smoothie recipes to really power-up your day.
We rounded up the best tasty and filling breakfast recipes that will get you pumped to get out of bed for your morning meal (yes, even on Mondays), including make-ahead options, genius ideas for breakfast sandwiches, and sweet (but secretly healthy!) options that make breakfast taste like dessert. Best of all, many of these quick breakfasts take fewer than five minutes to pull together, or feature five ingredients or less. And since you’re saving so much time on breakfast, you’ll be able to cook one of our favorite healthy lunch ideas or easy dinner recipes later on in the day.
The simplest way to fancy-up your morning eggs? Throw in a few tasty add-ins that barely take any time at all.
Get the recipe for Gruyère, Bacon, and Spinach Scrambled Eggs »
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With frozen berries and almond butter, this is like PB&J in smoothie form. Yum!
Get the recipe for Blueberry-Banana-Nut Smoothie »
3. Classic Omelet and Greens
Sneak some spinach into your morning meal for a boost of nutrients to start your day off right.
Get the recipe for Classic Omelet and Greens »
Made with part almond flour, fresh raspberries, and sweetened with honey, these are the delicious, healthy muffins your morning needs.
Get the recipe for Very Berry Quinoa Muffins »
A hearty breakfast that easily feeds a family of four, all on one sheet pan? Yes, please.
Get the recipe for Sheet Pan Sausage and Egg Breakfast Bake »
Make this over the weekend and wake up to a sweet, chocolatey treat every morning.
Get the recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread »
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Just wait 'til you break this one out at the breakfast table: sweet tomatoes, runny yolks, and plenty of toasted bread for dipping.
Get the recipe for Shakshuka »
These mini loaves are packed with greens, which means you'll get one serving out of the way before the day gets going.
Get the recipe for Mini Sesame Zucchini Loaves »
Amp-up the kid-friendly classic with earthy greens and nutty cheese. Now adults will love it too!
Get the recipe for Chard and Gruyère Eggs in the Hole »
Pretend your work commute is a beach vacay by sipping on one of these mango, strawberry, raspberry, or green smoothies.
Get the recipe for Summer Smoothies »
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The options are endless when it comes to breakfast quiche. Not to mention, it's super easy to add a ton of veggies in order to start your morning in the healthiest way.
Choose from Pimiento Cheese, Asparagus and Bacon, Ham and Spinach, or Mushroom and Zucchini.
The name says it all: This is the best granola to pair with yogurt, fruit, and more.
Get the recipe for Best-Ever Granola »
You don't need to spend half an hour in the kitchen in the morning in order to eat yummy egg sandwiches for breakfast. Instead, make this egg, spinach, and English muffin recipe the night before.
Get the recipe for Make-Ahead Egg Sandwiches »
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There are so many good-for-you ingredients hidden in these chocolatey treats.
Get the recipe for Choco-Cherry Supercarb Bars »
Spend time prepping these burritos on Sunday and then reheat them during the work week.
Get the recipe for Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos »
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The easiest way to mix up your breakfast routine: This book, which features 180 easy healthy recipes that feel like a treat.
If you'd rather skip the raw kale salad at lunch, then try getting your fix at breakfast with this healthy frittata.
Get the recipe for Sweet Potato and Kale Frittata »
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Go ahead and sleep in, because these creamy oats literally cook themselves overnight in the fridge. Choose between PB&J, Brownie Batter, or Lemon-Coconut.
Get the recipe for Chilled Overnight Chia »
Nothing says "good morning" like a fried egg drizzled with curry oil.
Get the recipe for Curry-Avocado Crispy Egg Toast »
These savory little pockets filled with eggs, spinach, cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes will take you back to your childhood self. Hot Pockets, anyone?!
Get the recipe for Spinach Cheese Breakfast Pockets »
Add a swirl of pesto and healthy dose of greens to liven up your standard egg sandwich.
Get the recipe for Green Eggs and Ham 'Wiches »
These protein-packed muffins come together in just 20 minutes. Pop 'em in the oven on Sunday night and breakfast is set for the week ahead.
Get the recipe for Spiced Plum and Quinoa Muffins »
These tasty bake-and-take egg cups are packed with protein.
Get the recipe for Spinach and Prosciutto Frittata Muffins »
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This bowl is begging to be Instagrammed and takes all of 10 seconds in the blender.
Get the recipe for Tropical Smoothie Bowl »
You're just 15 minutes away from the ultimate breakfast sandwich.
Get the recipe for Fully Loaded Fried-Egg BLT »
Is there any better way to start your morning than with nachos? We think not.
Get the recipe for Mexican Breakfast Chilaquiles »
Paprika and roasted red pepper hummus make this egg toast a real morning kicker.
Get the recipe for Smoky Red Pepper Crispy Egg Toast »
These healthy treats are full of fiber and can be eaten long after breakfast is over.
Get the recipe for Carrot, Cranberry and Pecan Muffins »
We ditched the crust for this low-carb skillet, but don't worry — we kept the bacon.