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44 Delish and Easy Breakfast Ideas

With this roundup of easy breakfast ideas, you’ll be sure find something everyone will love, even on busy mornings!

Breakfast bun, oatmeal, baked oatmeal, and a smoothie in a collage.

We don’t eat big breakfasts in our house every day, which is why it’s special when you can take the time to make breakfast into a meal instead of just rushing through a bowl of cereal or a pop tart.

Get out of that breakfast rut by trying these egg bites along with this Country Potatoes recipe for a delicious start to the day!

One of our favorite breakfasts is homemade waffles, so I can’t wait to try the Chocolate Zucchini Waffles below!

Love doughnuts? Try one from this list of baked doughnuts without yeast – so much easier to make!

For something healthy, try one of these smoothie recipes without yogurt!

You’ll find everything here from easy homemade protein bars you can grab & go to Blueberry Sweet Buns which make a delicious morning meal. That sounds so good, I might just make breakfast for dinner! 

Start enjoying these delicious easy breakfast ideas this week for that most important meal of the day! These recipes make your morning routine easier. And if you’re looking for meals for the end of the day, check out this list of Italian dinner ideas.

What to Serve with Breakfast

A glass of juice like orange or pineapple would be delicious with these easy breakfast ideas. If you have never tasted watermelon juice, you’ve got to try it! It’s so refreshing and hydrating!

A side of fresh fruit or one of the fruit and yogurt parfaits is a great option with any of these easy delicious breakfast ideas.

Check out my easy breakfast charcuterie board ideas for the perfect brunch!

For those family members who say they just don’t eat breakfast, serve a glass of juice, piece of fruit, or a slice of toast, and pack a scone or egg muffin for later when they’re hungry before lunchtime.

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Sweet potato muffins in a basket on a white table.
Sweet Potato Muffins with Streusel Topping!
An easy sweet potato muffins recipe for a moist and delicious breakfast. We used sweet potatoes, cozy fall spices and a streusel topping. Yum!
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Wood board filled with breakfast items.
Breakfast Charcuterie Board
This breakfast charcuterie board is filled with everything you'd need for the perfect brunch.
Breakfast Charcuterie Board
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Apple fritters in a white bowl with a striped dish towel.
Easy Baked Apple Fritters
You will never buy these again once you realize how easy they are to make! Filled with delicious apple pieces and baked until golden brown, these are delicious and make a great breakfast or dessert!
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Blueberry sweet bun with icing on a white plate.
Blueberry Sweet Buns with Lemon Glaze
These blueberry sweet buns taste like a Sunday morning any day of the week! Don’t reach for the cereal when you can have these sweet buns! I just love breakfast breads of any kind!
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Loaf of bread on cutting board with white dish towel on side.
Cranberry Walnut Bread Recipe
We made this cranberry walnut bread recipe soda bread style, so it’s light and airy with just the right amount of sweet! So delicious!
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Roasted potatoes with cheese and bacon in a white crock.
Crispy and Delicious Country Potatoes
This country potatoes recipe makes deliciously crispy potatoes that are golden brown on the outside and perfectly tender on the inside. So delicious and perfect for dinner or breakfast!
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Chocolate chip mini muffins in a pile.
Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins
Searching for Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins Recipes? This is the best recipe we’ve found for making this sweet treat! It super easy, too!
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Iced baked blueberry cake donuts on a wire rack with lemons and blueberries on the side.
Baked Blueberry Cake Donut Recipe
This baked blueberry cake donut recipe uses fresh blueberries to create the perfect breakfast or delicious treat! With a light icing and touch of lemon to brighten the flavor, you’ll love this recipe!
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Blueberry muffins on paper with blueberries around.
Blueberry Muffins Recipe (Weight Watchers)
These muffins are so good, no one will know there is no added sugar, no yucky sugar substitutes, and lots of healthy fruit! The kids will gobble these up!
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Scones with icing on a wire rack with taupe napkin.
Cranberry Orange Scones
These amazing scones have a crisp outside and buttery tender inside, filled with the flavor of cranberry and orange. So good with a cup of tea!
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Oatmeal cups filled with yogurt and fruit on a cutting board on a white table with fruit and mint.
Breakfast Oatmeal Cups Recipe
This oatmeal cups recipe is about to make your busy mornings easier. So delicious and versatile, the possibilities of flavors for this healthy breakfast are truly endless!
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Egg bites on a wooden cutting board with oranges and grapes.
Easy Egg Bites Recipe
These omelet bites are a perfect grab & go healthy breakfast for busy mornings! So good, too! Make a batch to be sure your family starts the day right!
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Lemon donuts stacked on a white plate with a black and white cloth.
Baked Lemon Donuts
This baked lemon donut recipe is the perfect breakfast or dessert to kick off Spring! Lemon donuts are soft and fluffy and perfectly sweet! Everyone will love this special treat!
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baked oatmeal with blueberries
Healthy Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries
I made this healthy baked oatmeal with blueberries earlier this week and I’m obsessed! This recipe is so easy to make and super healthy and a great recipe for a make ahead breakfast for those busy work weeks.
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Tropical coconut oatmeal porridge on wood slab.
Tropical Coconut Oatmeal Porridge
Tropical coconut oatmeal porridge makes a delicious breakfast that is not only vegan and sugar free, but it’s perfect for the Daniel Fast.
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Fruit Parfait Recipe
Fruit Parfait Recipe
This fruit parfait recipe is going to knock your socks off! It’s the absolute best parfait I have ever had. It is boozy, so just leave that out if kids will be eating.
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Easy Breakfast Casserole
I love this breakfast casserole recipe because I can make it the night before and pop it in the oven in the morning and let it cook while I’m showering.
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Ultimate Mixed Berry Scone Recipe
Ultimate Mixed Berry Scone Recipe
Everyone in your house will love this mixed berry scone recipe! Mixing the berries gives it such great flavor, and the colors are so pretty!
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Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Recipe - Food Fun & Faraway Places
Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Recipe – Food Fun & Faraway Places
This healthy oatmeal breakfast recipe is a nutrition powerhouse. Oatmeal is heart-healthy, full of fiber, and is known to lower cholesterol.
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This Ultimate moist banana bread is one of my favorite recipes from my mom.
Nana’s Ultimate Moist Banana Bread
This ultimate moist banana bread is one of my favorite easy recipes from my mom. My whole family loves it for breakfast or a snack.
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apple scones on a red plate
Apple Scones Recipe
This Apple Scones recipe is easy and makes one dozen perfectly tender and slightly sweet pastries. Doesn’t a scone sound good right now?
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This Berry and Spinach Smoothie is SO good! Who knew something so delicious could be good for you, too? Full of spinach and berries, you'll also be getting much-needed nutrients for healthy eyes.
Spinach Berry Smoothie
Smoothies are one of my favorite healthy breakfast ideas, and this Spinach Berry Smoothie is SO good! Who knew something so delicious could be good for your eye health, too? It’s a perfect healthy treat!
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Apple Cinnamon Rolls
Apple Cinnamon Rolls
What could be better than warm Apple Cinnamon rolls with a hint of pumpkin spice on a crisp fall morning? Think homemade Cinnabons!
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I love serving my family something special for breakfast, and this Peaches and Cream Parfait is just the perfect healthy food to start your day. We can get peaches almost all year round now, but in the summer they are really perfect. This is such an easy recipe, too. Enjoy!
Peaches and Cream Parfait
I love serving my family something special for breakfast, and this Peaches and Cream Parfait is just the perfect healthy food to start your day. This is such an easy recipe!
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Peach smoothie in a bottle.
Peach Smoothie Recipe
This Peach Smoothie recipe also contains pineapple for an all natural and delicious start to your day!
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A blueberry banana smoothie is a great way to start any day, and this one has no added sugar and is dairy-free.
smoothie
Start your day with this delicious smoothie for a great antioxidant boost!
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Who doesn't love the deliciousness of a Berry Breakfast Parfait? So easy and better for you than a typical breakfast or snack, this is a way to start making little changes that could impact the way you feel.
Berry Breakfast Parfait
Who doesn’t love the simplicity of a breakfast yogurt parfait? So easy and better for you than a typical breakfast or snack!
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Sweet Potato Muffins with Toasted Coconut
Sweet potato muffins with toasted coconut are a great on-the-go breakfast or snack. These healthy muffins are full of fiber and perfect for leftover sweet potatoes!
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This recipe Irish Soda Bread Scones is perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Such a wonderful breakfast treat, but also the perfect food to have on hand for an afternoon snack.
Irish Soda Bread Scones
This recipe for Irish Soda Bread Scones is perfect for an easy breakfast! Such a wonderful breakfast treat, but also perfect to have on hand for those afternoon snacks, too.
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This almond milk smoothie is so decadent, yet it only has three ingredients! It's filling and perfect for breakfast!
Almond Milk Smoothie
This almond milk smoothie is so decadent, yet it only has three ingredients! It’s filling and perfect for a quick breakfast or snack. You can replace the almond butter with peanut butter in this healthy smoothie.
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Delicious Almond Joy Muffins
Delicious Almond Joy Muffins
These Almond Joy Muffins have the perfect amount of sweetness and are so moist, it’s the perfect way to begin your day! Delicious warm or cold!
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These easy breakfast parfaits are perfect for busy back to school mornings. When I'm rushing to get out the door, I want to be able to grab a quick breakfast that isn't filled with sugar and carbs.
Easy Breakfast Parfaits
These easy breakfast parfaits are perfect for busy back to school mornings and not filled with sugar and simple carbs like many cereals and muffins. You might be surprised to see your kids love cottage cheese which has 25 grams of protein per serving!
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Banana Muffins with slice of dried banana and coconut on top.
Mini Banana Muffins
These mini banana muffins with toasted coconut are so good, and this is a healthier recipe. These are perfect for an after school snack!
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5 Minute Maple Pumpkin Pie Parfait
5 Minute Maple Pumpkin Pie Parfait
This 5 minute Maple Pumpkin Pie Parfait is the perfect autumn treat! With delicious pumpkin puree and vanilla or Greek yogurt, you’ll love the fall flavors!
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Strawberry mango smoothie in a mason jar.
Strawberry Mango Smoothie
This strawberry mango smoothie pairs delicious fruit with creamy Greek yogurt. It’s a fruit and dairy lover’s dream beverage!
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Sourdough Cream Cheese French Toast
Sourdough Cream Cheese French Toast
This Sourdough Cream Cheese French Toast is one of my favorite easy breakfast ideas. The fruit adds antioxidants and the toast adds fiber. Delicious!
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Easy Breakfast Popovers Recipe
Easy Breakfast Popovers Recipe
This Easy Breakfast Popovers recipe is so delicious and really quick to whip up and bake, even on a school day! A great way to start the day!
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How To Make Bacon, Potato & Egg Cups (Recipe)
How To Make Bacon, Potato & Egg Cups (Recipe)
I don’t know about you, but there are days when I crave bacon, eggs and potatoes for breakfast. There is one thing that I cook for breakfast that has all three ingredients and even some cheese too! My family LOVES the Bacon, Potato & Egg Cups that I make for breakfast. These are really easy to make.…
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Snickerdoodle Muffins Recipe
Snickerdoodle Muffins Recipe
Snickerdoodles aren’t just for cookies! This Muffins Recipe is really flavorful and easy to make for a grab and go breakfast.
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Chocolate Zucchini Waffles
Chocolate Zucchini Waffles
The simple ingredients in these waffles deliver great flavor. Whole-wheat flour gives it bonus points and the eggs give it plenty of protein. Top with berries for extra flavor!
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Rosemary & Garlic Potato Pancakes - See Mom Click
Rosemary & Garlic Potato Pancakes – See Mom Click
Have leftover mashed potatoes? This is an easy and totally delicious way to use them up. Enjoy this recipe for Rosemary & Garlic Potato Pancakes!
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Oatmeal Cinnamon Raisin Protein Bars
Oatmeal Cinnamon Raisin Protein Bars
I recently shared my Homemade Chocolate Chip Protein Bars with you all, and they are amazing! I love a breakfast we can take to work.
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Mini Pumpkin Muffins With Cinnamon Chips
Mini Pumpkin Muffins With Cinnamon Chips
These Mini Pumpkin Muffins with Cinnamon Chips are amazingly delicious and moist. They’re made with applesauce and Greek yogurt, no oil or butter!
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Maple Overnight Oats
Maple Overnight Oats
This tasty oatmeal only takes a few minutes to prepare. Then I pop it in the refrigerator overnight and breakfast is ready when I get up in the morning. Whether you’re rushing off to work or school, it’s always nice to save time in the morning and skipping breakfast is not a good time saver. …
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Awesome Homemade Maple Pecan Granola Recipe
Awesome Homemade Maple Pecan Granola Recipe
See how to make Homemade Maple Pecan Granola. This Granola recipe is a great healthy snack and even makes a DIY gift too!
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Artichoke and Cheese Frittata Recipe
Artichoke and Cheese Frittata Recipe
This fabulous Artichoke and Cheese Frittata is a wonderful breakfast, or breakfast for dinner, recipe. Made with leftover vegetables this cheesy-good frittata is one the whole family will enjoy! Artichoke and Cheese Frittata Recipe A frittata is an egg-based dish in which you combine leftover meats,…
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Easy Breakfast Casserole Recipe
Easy Breakfast Casserole Recipe
If you’re looking for easy breakfast casserole recipes, then check out this easy and budget friendly recipe for a Easy Breakfast Casserole Recipe
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Banana Overnight Oats
Banana Overnight Oats
These Banana Overnight Oats are so simple to make, they just may become your new favorite make-ahead breakfast recipe! You’ll love waking up to find this delicious yet easy breakfast ready and waiting!
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Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Crescent Wrap
Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Crescent Wrap
Bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast crescent wrap is a delicious and easy breakfast or brunch item!
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Individual Veggie Quiche Cups To-Go
Individual Veggie Quiche Cups To-Go
Low carb, low calorie individual quiche cups for breakfast {or lunch} on the go.
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FAQ

What is the Easiest Breakfast Idea on this List that’s still Healthy?

I think the healthy baked oatmeal with blueberries or the tropical coconut oatmeal porridge are both super easy and so good for you. No added sugar in either and both are very filling.

Can these Breakfast Ideas be Made Ahead of Time?

Most of these recipes can be made ahead of time for quick breakfasts. Check each individual recipe for details.

Is it Okay to Eat Eggs for Breakfast Every Day?

I personally eat egg whites quite a bit, but recent research has shown that it’s perfectly fine to eat eggs every day as long as you don’t have risk factors like heart disease or diabetes.

Ingredients

Some Of The Things You May Need

  • Oatmeal
  • Pineapple
  • Potatoes
  • Eggs
  • Sausage
  • Bananas
  • Fresh Berries
  • Flour
  • Spinach
  • Pumpkin
  • Cinnamon
  • Apples

Instructions

Choose Some Favorites and Enjoy!

  • Blueberry Sweet Buns with Lemon Glaze
  • Healthy Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries
  • Tropical Coconut Oatmeal Porridge
  • Fruit Parfait Recipe
  • Easy Breakfast Casserole
  • Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Recipe
  • Ultimate Mixed Berry Scone Recipe
  • Nana’s Ultimate Moist Banana Bread
  • Apple Scones Recipe
  • Spinach Berry Smoothie
  • Pumpkin Apple Cinnamon Rolls
  • Peaches and Cream Parfait
  • Blueberry Banana Smoothie
  • Berry Breakfast Parfait
  • Sweet Potato Muffins with Toasted Coconut
  • Irish Soda Bread Scones
  • Almond Milk Smoothie
  • Delicious Almond Joy Muffins
  • Easy Breakfast Parfaits
  • Mini Banana Muffins
  • 5 Minute Maple Pumpkin Pie Parfait
  • Omelet Bites
  • Sourdough Cream Cheese French Toast
  • Breakfast Popovers Recipe
  • Bacon, Potato & Egg Cups
  • Snickerdoodle Muffins
  • Chocolate Zucchini Waffles
  • Rosemary & Garlic Potato Pancakes
  • Mango and Orange Juice Smoothie
  • Oatmeal Cinnamon Raisin Protein Bars
  • Mini Pumpkin Muffins With Cinnamon Chips
  • Maple Overnight Oats
  • Maple Pecan Granola
  • Artichoke and Cheese Frittata
  • Easy Breakfast Casserole
  • Banana Overnight Oats
  • Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Crescent Wrap
  • Individual Veggie Quiche Cups To-Go
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If you’re looking for gluten-free ideas, visit The Gluten-Free Option for delicious gluten-free breakfast recipes.

I’ve found a couple of things that make preparing breakfast so much easier, like this Toaster Oven for reheating and this Nonstick Omelette Pan. Let me know if you have a great breakfast recipe to share!

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This was first seen on Food, Fun & Faraway Places on May 18 2014 and was updated on August 31 2021.

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  1. Thank you for including my Mexican Scrambled Eggs and Energy Boosting Morning Smoothie!