Breakfast: the most important meal of the day. However, it can be difficult to actually enjoy it. Between getting up on time and squeezing in that morning workout, taking time to cook a wholesome, delicious breakfast can easily fall low down on your to-do list. Thankfully, we here at Brit + Co have spent time perfecting breakfast recipes so that they can be a welcome part of your morning routine rather than just yet another task to do before you race off to work. Click through for 13 of our favorite breakfast recipes that'll provide the most delightful start to your day.
Mermaid Smoothie Bowl: This breakfast bowl is as enjoyable to make as it is to eat. Beautiful and packed with all sorts of good-for-you ingredients, this is a creation you’ll want to share on Instagram ASAP. (Photo via Lucy Parissi / Brit + Co)
Proud Mary Hotcake: The combination of the crisp exterior and tender, light interior will exceed all your expectations about what you thought a pancake could be. Spoiler alert: The ricotta is what makes these beauties taste so light and airy. (Photo via Nicole Iizuka / Brit + Co)
Berry Chia Pudding: Chia pudding is ultra healthy, slightly sweet, and easy to prepare. This eye-catching interpretation layers raspberries and blueberries into the mix. (Photo via Lucy Parissi / Brit + Co)
Cloud Egg Croque Madame: Croque Madame is a French classic in which a toasted cheese and ham sandwich gets an upgrade with a simple fried egg. In this recipe, things get taken up a notch when the fried egg becomes a fluffy cloud egg to make this breakfast sandwich into a truly decedent experience. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Baked Grapefruit: Three ingredients and 15 minutes are all you need to get this healthy, citrusy breakfast on the table. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Matcha Bliss Balls: A blend of cashews, hazelnuts, dates, matcha, and chocolate awaits you in every bite. The best part is that no cooking is required. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Green Shakshuka Recipe: Since the Mediterranean Diet was just named the best overall diet for 2018, you obviously need to try it. One of the best ways is by tasting shakshuka, which is traditionally made with eggs poached in a tomato-based sauce that’s often spiced with cumin and harissa. Brit + Co took a fresh approach to this traditional meal and added a whole lot of greens. (Photo via Nicole Iizuka / Brit + Co)
Pancake Cinnamon Rolls: Pancakes and cinnamon rolls are two breakfast classics that should have been merged into one long ago. Thankfully, now they have been, and you can try it out for yourself. (Photo via Brittany Griffin / Brit + Co)
Quinoa Breakfast Bake: No matter how hectic your schedule is, this vegan, protein-laden, low-sugar breakfast is doable. All you have to do is make a big batch on Sunday and warm it up before work throughout the week. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Cinnamon French Toast Fingers: Get ready to salivate when you see these soft, fluffy brioche French toast strips rolled in cinnamon sugar and coated in fresh raspberry and mascarpone dip. Don’t worry; no one will expect you to share. (Photo via Nicky Corbishley / Brit + Co)
No-Bake Gluten-Free Granola Bars: Sometimes a protein-packed, semi-savory breakfast is exactly what you need. When that’s the case, make sure you have some of these no-bake, gluten-free granola bars on hand. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Egg in a Hole Breakfast Sandwich: When you want a full breakfast but need it on-the-go, this sandwich is the answer. Two slices of crispy bread are stuffed with avocado, cheese, and sliced tomato before a fried egg is nestled perfectly in the center of it all. (Photo via Brit + Co)
Fluffy AF Pancakes: These pancakes are so fluffy you won’t be able to resist making them just to watch them puff up right before your eyes. Of course, you’ll want to top them with dark chocolate chips, coconut shavings, and bananas (you know, just to be a little healthy). (Photo via Brit + Co)
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