Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Cereal and some form of eggs are a staple of many breakfasts along with a side ham, sausage or bacon (more bacon please!). And as we all know there is nothing like breakfast for lunch or dinner as well. If you’re looking for something a little different, extra delicious, a tad healthier, more for brunch or just some variety check out this excellent list of ideas.
Quick tip #1 since bacon shows up a bit in this post – check out this bacon grilling rack for healthier bacon with less mess.
Quick tip #2 try out some options for vegan cheese for a healthier option to your favorite breakfast dishes with cheese.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie
Now that is one smoothing that will pack a punch. Great for after a work out when you need to fuel up and just great if you love PB&J! Just 15 minutes in your kitchen blender and your ready to drink away!
Low Carb Protein Bars
Are you on the go? Are you eating a high protein low-carb diet? Then check out one of these great low carb protein bars options. You can have a tasty meal on the run that fits your diet goals.
Bacon? Corn? Pancakes? Combined? Yum!!!
Pull out the pancake maker but instead try a different kind of mix that includes corn, onions, chives, cheese bacon (always a good idea) and lots of syrup. How could you go wrong?
Red Velvet Waffles and Cream Cheese Frosting
This one kind of blurs the lines between a healthy desert and breakfast. And oh yah its gluten free!
Crescent Bacon Ring
Eggs – check. Bacon – check. Buttery Croissant – check. Fast and easy to cook – Check. Delicious – Check. How could you go wrong?
Fun Eggs for Kids
Cooking for kids? Have a Space lover in your family? Looking for a fun idea – make the cool – check out these nifty space egg moulds.
Stacked French Toast with Bananas and Chocolate
Looking for an amazing tasting breakfast and you don’t care about carbs or calories? Or are you looking to impress the in-laws or treat the grandkids? This is the one for you!
Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Banana Bread
Sounds like a strange combination but you can combine oats, rich peanut butter and banana bread into a delightful combination!
You can make all kinds of breakfast pizzas which is a growing trend. You can easily enjoy two favorites for a great meal! You can include bacon, spinach, egg and more.
French Toast with Strawberry Cheesecake Casserole
Yes this is pretty much desert for breakfast – but why not! Time to indulge!
Bacon Chorizo Breakfast Burritos
This recipe makes for an outstanding south of the border breakfast with cheese, egg and bacon (or add any of your favorite meats). You can make a bunch at once and freeze them for later.
Bacon and Egg Hash Skillet
Breakfast skillets are wonderful especially if they contain egg and bacon. Add in some scallions, cheese and you have a great meal!
Egg and Bacon Muffins
Ok its not really a muffin, it just looks like one. A great way to serve up those two classics bacon and eggs.
Parmesan Hash Brown Cups
Lovely bite sized hash browns with some savory parmesan cheese. Makes for a great side for any breakfast.
Pecan Pie French Toast
What could be better that pie combined with french toast? This will surely impress any guests and make the kids happy (and a bit bouncy).
Waffles and Baked Chicken Sandwich
This is a totally different twist on the breakfast sandwich. Go with healthy baked chicken combined with a gluten free waffle and add in some syrup and you got a great breakfast dish
An Unusual but Great Combination – Pop Tarts and Nutella!
If the pop tart alone isn’t enough to tickle your fancy – add some Nutella and a few other ingredients for a great breakfast meal!
These are some bad eggs – Eggs in Hell!
A delicious fiery dish with eggs poached in tomato sauce combined with some nice spicy sausage.
Low-Carb Breakfast Enchiladas
Usually you don’t think low-carb with Mexican food, but this recipe provides a great combo!
Cheese and Bacon Popovers
Another great combination in a breakfast format – whats could be better!
Make a wonderful fondue to dip your pancakes or waffles in. Something fun and different!
Low Carb Hamburger or Sausage Balls
Need some protein for breakfast and a break from the traditional side of sausage? Check out these low car meat balls. Go with sausage for a little more flavor.
Bacon and Egg Lasagna
Eggs… Bacon… Cheese… in a thick lasagna dish – is there anything else that needs said?
Breakfast Banana Split
This is another one that falls into the combination desert and breakfast category. Instead of ice cream it uses yogurt. It takes a bit of work to make but will be a visual delight and taste great.
Sugar and Spice Bacon
Does the idea of bacon with a glazed ham taste sound great? Then this recipe is for you. You can even do a healthier turkey bacon version. Tip… you can buy Brown Sugar Jerky Candied Bacon pre-made – so good!
Garlicky Green Fried Eggs and Hold the Green Ham
Add some green garlic stalks, some more garlic and butter and a few eggs and you have a delicious egg breakfast.
Breakfast Polenta with Honey and Yogurt
This is a great combination of eggs, polenta (made from ground cornmeal kind of like American southern grits), honey and yogurt. Add a fried egg if you want a little protein on it as well.
Spicy Bloody Mary with Beet Juice
OK if its Saturday and you’re looking for a brunch with a bit of a healthier emphasis give a beet based bloody Mary a try. Pull out the juicer throw in a few beets and you can have vegetables and fruits for their juicing benefits with a bit of a kicker as well!
That’s is a whole bunch of ways to start your day off right or have breakfast for lunch or dinner (or even that midnight snack!). There are a lot of great ideas for breakfast to enjoy!