We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And honestly, there’s nothing better than starting your morning with a delicious and filling meal. While it is easy to fall into the same old, same old breakfast rut, it’s time to make this fall your best brekkie season yet. No need to settle for a bland piece of toast or a bowl of flavorless cereal anymore, because these delicious dishes will make those early AMs much more exciting.

Cream Cheese French Toast with Caramelized Bananas

1. Cream Cheese French Toast With Caramelized Bananas: It’s time to step up your French toast game. This dish is like Bananas Foster, but much, much better. And sometimes you just need to start your morning with something decadent, right? (Photo via Irene Kim)

Quick Breakfast Scramble

2. Quick Breakfast Scramble: With crunchy bacon and flavorful veggies, this scramble is proof that you don’t need much to make a great meal. Plus, there are fewer than five ingredients. (Photo via Analiese Trimber)

Three-Step Nutella Cereal

3. Three-Step Nutella Cereal: There’s honestly no wrong way to eat Nutella. Chocolatey, nutty and perfectly crunchy, this cereal kicks your standard Cheerios to the curb. (Photo via Paulina Lam)

Mini Bagel Breakfast Sliders

4. Mini Bagel Breakfast Sliders: Because breakfast always tastes better in mini bagel form. Whether you’re craving some Texas flair or a classic spinach and feta combo, these little sliders will perk you right up. (Photo via Sarah Adler)

5. Quiche in a Mug: Get ready for French-style sophistication in just five minutes. With this easy-peasy mug dish, you can impress your friends for weekend brunch and flaunt those microwave skills. (Video via Xiao Xiao)

Morning Breakfast Smoothie

6. Morning Breakfast Smoothie: Wake up and drink this caffeinated smoothie for a quick and healthy on-the-go meal. We’re not here to take coffee away from you, but we’re to help you make it even better. (Photo via Ashton Caudle)

Indian Breakfast Scramble

7. Indian Breakfast Scramble: Pack that Indian flavor into your breakfast and expand your palate with this flavorful dish. Why? Because a piece of toast or bowl of flavorless cereal should no longer be acceptable. (Photo via Stephanie DeVaux)

8. Overnight Breakfast Oats: Make it, sleep, eat it. You won’t disappoint your mom by skipping breakfast and you’ll still get those precious last few minutes of sleep. (Photo via Phoebe Melnick)

Pesto Eggs

9. Pesto Eggs: Pesto-em-gee! Don’t worry, we let a blender do all the work here. Who knew making pesto could be so easy? (Photo via Christin Urso)

Brûléed Grapefruit

10. Brûléed Grapefruit: Get that *so fancy* breakfast vibe going with this delish citrus. It may seem intimidating, but it actually only requires three ingredients. Plus it’s especially good for anyone who isn’t a fan of the acidic taste of raw grapefruit. (Photo via Lara Schwieger)

Raspberry Breakfast Popsicles

11. Raspberry Breakfast Popsicles: Here’s the perfect way to cool off for an end-of-summer breakfast. Try this sweet treat instead a boring boxed granola bar. (Photo via Lily Allen)

Breakfast Almond Raisin Bites

12. Breakfast Almond Raisin Bites: Sort of like oatmeal cookies but better, these taste just as good as they look. They’re also an excellent source of energy to help you start your morning off right. (Photo via Ta Lei)

Omelette in a Mug

13. Omelette in a Mug: Get your b-fast quick and easy, mug-style. It’s perfect for even the most inexperienced chef, and you no longer need to settle for those mediocre Pop-Tarts. (Photo via Megan Prendergast)

Hemp Ice Cream

14. Hemp Ice Cream: Healthy ice cream for breakfast? It can be done. It’s also great for guilt-free post-workout meals. Packed with protein, omega-3, iron and vitamins, this dish will keep you going strong until lunch. (Photo via Kristine Mahan)

Brown Sugar Bacon

15. Brown Sugar Bacon: Slap some brown sugar onto your bacon, and BOOM. The perfect combo of salty and sweet. Now you don’t have to choose one or the other. (Photo via Amanda Shulman)

Cereal Snack Bars

16. Cereal Snack Bars: Try this easy recipe for homemade cereal bars next time you’re craving a bowl. We promise they’re better than the store-bought ones your mom packed in your lunchbox. (Photo via Sharpay Zhang)

Fruit-Filled Parfait Waffles

17. Fruit-Filled Parfait Waffles: Gorgeous. And the best part is, you can whip these up right in the dining hall. No need to break the bank over brunch anymore. (Photo via Irene Kim)

Do you have any other noteworthy breakfast recipes? Let us know in the comments!