21 breakfast recipes for brighter mornings

Sit down, grab-n-go, and make-ahead meals that may be the tastiest thing you eat all day.

Sit down, grab-n-go, and make-ahead meals that may be the tastiest thing you eat all day

(Photography, left: Matt Basile; middle and right: Kyla Zanardi)

If breakfast is the best part of your morning, we can relate. But if you find yourself getting a little sick of your go-tos, well, we can relate to that too. The good news is this list is for you. We've rounded up some delightful and delicious recipes for weekday breakfasts — depending on what type of morning meal you're after: grab-and-go ease, a simple but sit-down affair, and more. Here's to brighter mornings ahead!

Sit-down (but still speedy-ish) options

Individual Baked Eggs

(Credit: Kyla Zanardi)

Breakfast Bean Ragout

(Credit: Matt Basile)

Bacon and Egg Rice Bowls

(Photo credit: Jackson Roy)


Chocolate Porridge With Greek Yogurt & Fresh Seasonal Fruit

(Credit: Jamie Oliver Enterprises Limited.)

Toasted Popeye Bread with Eggs, Vine Tomatoes & Chili Sauce

(Credit: Jamie Oliver Enterprises Limited)

Grab-and-go ease

Baked Oatmeal Cups

(Photography by Kyla Zanardi)

Green Tea Muffins with Sweet Azuki Beans

(Credit: Meg Tanaka and Zenta Tanaka)

Powerhouse Granola Bars

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

PB&J Thumbprint Breakfast Cookies

(Photography: Ashley McLaughlin)

Meals to make the night before — for the easiest mornings

Mango Lime Lassi Bircher

(Credit: Hungry Gap Productions Ltd.)

Banana Bread Granola

(Photography by Kyla Zanardi)

Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Frittata

Easy Overnight Oats

(Photo credit: Jackson Roy)

Lemon & Berry Chia Yogurt

A smoothie to start your day

Lemon Blueberry Cashew Smoothie

Mint Chocolate Smoothie

Coffee Smoothie or Mocha Almond Smoothie

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Shamrock Breakfast Shake

(Photo: David Bagosy; Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Black Seed Smoothie

(Photography by Elena Mari and Nathan Legiehn)

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