30+ Easy Breakfast Ideas

Keep things simple in the morning by making one of these easy breakfast ideas! This collection includes many tasty breakfast recipes that are either quick, require few ingredients, or are simple to prepare!

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Quick and Easy breakfast ideas

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day! Well, breakfast foods in general are. 😉

Whether you eat breakfast in the morning or have breakfast for dinner (AKA “brinner”), I’ve put together a list of my favorite easy breakfast recipes (that are quick too!)

More often than not, we don’t have time in the morning to make a fancy breakfast—especially on weekdays before school! Fortunately, many breakfast foods can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge or freezer to make a busy morning easier. See the individual recipes for more information.

Easy Baked Breakfast

Easy Baked Breakfast

Breakfast bakes are hearty and easy to throw together. Many of them can be prepped the night before and put in the oven to bake in the morning. Here are some of our favorites:

Breakfast Crockpot Breakfast Casserole Recipe
Hearty Crockpot breakfast casserole is a tasty make-ahead meal filled with hash browns and sausage that you NEED in your life!
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Breakfast Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe
This cinnamon roll cake takes your favorite breakfast treat and puts it in cake form. With buttery cinnamon swirls and a sweet glaze, this cake is sure to be a new favorite!
Total Time: 36 minutes
4.94 from 63 votes
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Breakfast Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe
Filled with bacon, sausage, cheese and more - this Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is sure to be your next go-to breakfast dish. It's easy, delicious and sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Total Time: 50 minutes
4.95 from 17 votes
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Breakfast French Toast Casserole Recipe
This super delicious overnight French Toast Bake recipe takes French toast to a whole new level! Pieces of sourdough bread covered in an egg mixture, topped with cinnamon sugar, and baked to perfection! This easy French toast casserole is the ultimate holiday or weekend breakfast!!
Total Time: 1 hour
4.97 from 381 votes
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Breakfast Crescent Roll Sausage Bake Recipe
Sausage Cream Cheese Casserole is filled with a savory sausage and cream cheese center. It's the perfect breakfast recipe!
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 8 votes
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Breakfast Biscuit Egg Casserole Recipe
A delicious Biscuit Egg Casserole recipe filled with biscuits, cheese, eggs and sausage, and takes only minutes to throw together! This breakfast casserole is a family favorite for weekends and holidays!
Total Time: 30 minutes
4.88 from 65 votes
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Breakfast Baked Egg Casserole Recipe
Baked  eggs are your new breakfast best friend! It takes only minutes to whip up, and it comes out perfectly cheesy and delicious every time.
Total Time: 1 hour
4.89 from 9 votes
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Easy Classic Breakfast Recipes

easy Breakfast recipes {CLASSICS}

You can’t go wrong with an easy classic dish paired with a simple side.

Breakfast Buttermilk Waffle Recipe
What's better than a big, fluffy waffle first thing in the morning? Almost nothing! These buttermilk waffles are your new favorite breakfast recipe—everyone will love them!
Total Time: 20 minutes
5 from 47 votes
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Breakfast German Pancake Recipe
German Pancakes - a breakfast family favorite recipe we love to make! They're EASY and light and fluffy too!!
Total Time: 20 minutes
4.91 from 62 votes
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Breakfast Fluffy Pancake Recipe
Waking up to a big stack of fluffy pancakes it THE BEST! This recipe is foolproof for the best pancakes in the world!
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 40 votes
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Breakfast French Toast Recipe
Is there anything better than fluffy french toast topped with syrup, fresh berries, and dusted with powdered sugar? You are going to love this classic breakfast recipe!
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Breakfast Breakfast Tacos Recipe
These Breakfast Tacos will become your morning mealtime hero! eggs, bacon, cheese, and hash browns all stuffed in a soft mini tortilla!
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 7 votes
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Breakfast Easy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
Delicious One Hour Cinnamon Rolls with homemade cream cheese frosting. These rolls are super soft and result in a quick, mouth-watering cinnamon treat that is delicious any morning or holiday.
Total Time: 1 hour
4.91 from 84 votes
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Breakfast Breakfast Burrito Recipe
Delicious breakfast burritos are the perfect on-the-go breakfast! Load them with all your favorite fixings.
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 12 votes
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Breakfast Biscuits and Gravy Recipe
This CLASSIC Biscuits and Gravy recipe is one everyone knows and loves! Delicious buttery biscuits smothered in a homemade sausage gravy! It only takes a few simple ingredients and is perfect for breakfast (dinner) or a holiday morning!
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 20 votes
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Breakfast Coffee Cake Recipe
The BEST and EASIEST Coffee Cake Recipe! It's moist, delicious and perfect for showers, breakfast and holiday celebrations!
Total Time: 30 minutes
4.73 from 516 votes
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Breakfast Fluffy French Toast Recipe
Make fluffy french toast every time using this secret ingredient. These tasty slices have a warm undertones of vanilla, cinnamon and a hint of nutmeg.
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 6 votes
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Breakfast French Toast Sticks Recipe
These french toast sticks are bite-sized and bursting with cinnamon and sugar. They are perfectly dippable and absolutely delicious.
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 8 votes
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Easy Breakfast Side Dishes

EASY BREAKFAST SIDE DISHES

We all love the sides that come with some of the more classic breakfast recipes, and all of the recipes below are delicious AND simple!

Breakfast Breakfast Potatoes Recipe
Crispy breakfast potatoes are seasoned to perfection. Look no further for a breakfast potato recipe because this one has everything you need!
Total Time: 35 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Breakfast Eggs and Potatoes Recipe
Delicious Eggs & Potatoes are made in the skillet and finished in the oven. This flavorful recipe is perfect any morning or special day. 
Total Time: 21 minutes
5 from 3 votes
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Breakfast Oven Bacon Recipe
Crispy bacon in the oven is SO easy, leaves no mess, and is perfectly crisp every time. Once you try oven-baked you'll never go back!
Total Time: 23 minutes
5 from 7 votes
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Breakfast Scrambled Eggs Recipe
Easy and delicious scrambled eggs never go out of style! This recipe is fluffy, flavorful and absolutely perfect every time.
Total Time: 9 minutes
5 from 12 votes
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Breakfast Breakfast Sausage Recipe
Homemade breakfast sausage is so easy and will taste 100% better than anything you'll find at the grocery store!
Total Time: 15 minutes
4.89 from 9 votes
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Breakfast Chorizo and Eggs Recipe
Spicy and rich chorizo and eggs makes the yummiest breakfast to start your day! Serve them with tortillas or use it in breakfast burritos and tacos.
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 14 votes
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Side Dish Fruit Salad Recipe
A fresh fruit salad that makes the perfect side dish to any meal! Colorful, healthy, delicious, and filled with all your favorite fruits!
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
5 from 11 votes
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Breakfast Hash Brown Recipe
A breakfast just isn't complete without a delicious side of golden hash browns! Never made them? Read this post for the easy how-to!
Total Time: 18 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Easy on the Go Breakfast

Easy on the go breakfast

These easy breakfast ideas are great to have on hand so you can just grab and go on a busy morning.

Breakfast Homemade Pop Tarts Recipe
Delicious Homemade Pop Tarts - they're easier to make than you think and can be customized based off of your favorite fillings and frosting!
Total Time: 50 minutes
5 from 13 votes
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Breakfast Toad in the Hole Recipe
Toad in a hole is toasted bread with an egg cooked into the middle. It's a simple breakfast classic perfect for any morning.
5 from 7 votes
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Breakfast Blueberry Muffins Recipe
These soft, delicious Blueberry Muffins are simple and perfect for breakfast, snack or after-school treat. They're filled with blueberries and topped with coarse sugar making them irresistible.
Total Time: 45 minutes
4.91 from 21 votes
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Breakfast Apple Cinnamon Muffin Recipe
Apple cinnamon muffins are moist & tender. With chunks of apples and a cinnamon sugar topping, they're perfect for breakfast or a snack. 
Total Time: 45 minutes
4.94 from 15 votes
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Breakfast Egg Muffin Recipe
These Healthy Egg Muffins are super simple and delicious! Add cheese, meat and veggies to make these tasty breakfast muffins or customize them with your favorite ingredients. They're not only great for breakfast but also for snacks and lunch!
Total Time: 20 minutes
4.92 from 12 votes
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Drinks Best Green Smoothie Recipe
This quick and easy 5 minute Best Green Smoothie Recipe is fresh and YUMMY! It is filled with fruit goodness & vitamin-rich spinach.
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
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Breakfast Breakfast Sandwich Recipe
Smooth morning with quick and simple breakfast sandwiches filled with egg, cheese, sausage, and bacon in a fluffy English muffin.
Total Time: 15 minutes
5 from 3 votes
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Breakfast Chocolate Muffin Recipe
Chocolate muffins loaded with semisweet chocolate chips and dark chocolate chunks, then topped with more chocolate chips and sprinkles.
Total Time: 30 minutes
5 from 16 votes
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Dessert Egg Cup Recipe
Deliciously cheesy Breakfast Egg Cups have a crispy crescent roll bottom layered with eggs, bacon and cheese on top!
Total Time: 26 minutes
4.71 from 17 votes
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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. 5 stars
    Excellent ideas for many special days but Mother’s Day is the one that should always be special! Great website!