11 Breakfast Recipes You Can’t Stop Eating

If you are tired of the same old thing for breakfast every morning, put down the bowl of cold cereal and try one of these delicious breakfast recipes instead. From French toast to breakfast tacos, at least one of these recipes is sure to get your day off to a better start than a plain old piece of toast with coffee. Enjoy your mornings more by eating food you actually enjoy and can’t seem to stop eating.

1. Breakfast Burritos

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Start your day right with a breakfast burrito. It’s another excellent breakfast on-the-go you can make using various ingredients. The best options for making breakfast burritos include tofu scramble, meat scramble, sauteed vegetables, beans, cheese, potatoes, and avocado slices.

2. Healthy French Toast

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This healthy French toast will make you feel like you’re indulging for breakfast with its sweet, fluffy inside and crunchy, golden exterior. To make it extra special, top it with maple syrup, fresh berries, or nut butter. You can even make things super decadent by drizzling a little chocolate syrup over the top.

3. Savory Oatmeal

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This savory oatmeal recipe creates a savory twist on your usual morning oats. Cook the rolled oats with vegetable broth instead of water. Season them with salt and pepper, then add any savory ingredient you choose, such as spinach, cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and crumbled feta cheese. Grated Parmesan will knock this one out of the park. It’s similar to having risotto for breakfast.

4. Avocado Toast

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Savory avocado toast is not only one of the best savory breakfast recipes without eggs, but it’s also a healthy and nutritious breakfast. It’s a simple, easy-to-make breakfast that includes mashing a ripe avocado over toasted bread. You have various savory toppings to choose from, such as tomato and feta, smoked salmon, and arugula.

5. Savory Crepes

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Savory crepes are a versatile breakfast idea that doesn’t focus on eggs. Create a thin batter and cook it over a skillet until lightly brown on all sides. You have many savory toppings for a breakfast crepe, such as mushroom and spinach, cottage cheese and herbs, and sauteed vegetables.

6. Breakfast Quesadillas

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A breakfast quesadilla is an excellent way to start your day and also makes for a portable breakfast meal. You can skip the egg when making your quesadillas and use other delicious alternatives, like tofu, beans, and vegetables. You can elevate the flavor profile by incorporating various cheeses, salsa, and avocado.

7. Breakfast Hash

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A breakfast hash is a hearty meal to start your mornings. Like quesadillas, you can incorporate your favorite ingredients, and you can definitely skip the eggs if you don’t want them. Examples of extras to add or substitute include veggie hash, sweet potato and black bean hash, sausage hash, and mushroom and spinach.

8. English Muffins

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A savory English muffin is a delicious and delightful breakfast option if you want to skip eggs. You can easily make these with savory toppings like cheese, vegetables, and nut butter, and of course, you can always go with a sweet topping like jam or jelly.

9. Soft Pretzels

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Soft pretzels are a delicious breakfast option. They are the perfect base for various savory toppings and delicious combinations. The best savory toppings for soft pretzels include cream cheese, smoked salmon, hummus, and pesto, but simply spreading some butter over them is just as good.

10. Stuffed Mushrooms

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Savory stuffed mushrooms are a delightful meal to start your day. It is a filling and nutritious breakfast meal you can enjoy with other breakfast favorites. You can try various stuffing ideas like cheese, sausage, and chopped parsley.

11. Breakfast Tacos

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Who doesn’t love tacos? You can make tacos for breakfast with eggs and flavorful fillings, such as beans, veggies, tofu scramble, fresh avocado, cheese, and salsas. The endless customization possibilities make breakfast tacos a great option.

12. Baked Oatmeal With Frozen Strawberries

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Baked oatmeal with frozen strawberries is a refreshing start to your morning. The sweet berries pair perfectly with the oats, making this an easy-to-make breakfast that is both delicious and nutritious. There is a perfect balance of flavors thanks to on unusual ingredient you won’t normally find in an oatmeal casserole, and you probably already have it in your fridge.

13. Blueberry French Toast Casserole

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Blueberry French toast casserole is a wonderful per-ahead breakfast that lets you prep your morning meal the night before (if you want to). Store it in the fridge overnight and pop it in the oven first thing in the morning for a delicious casserole the whole family will rave about. Top with some maple syrup and maybe even some chopped walnuts.

14. Greek Avocado Toast

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Greek avocado toast is a quick and easy breakfast that truly packs a flavorful punch. If you adore Mediterranean and Greek flavors, this is the breakfast you want. You can chop some fresh veggies in the time it takes to toast your bread and have breakfast made so quickly you might even get to work on time.

15. Buckwheat Waffles

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Buckwheat waffles are a fantastic make-ahead breakfast. You can double the recipe to make extras and then store these in the freezer for a quick and easy toaster breakfast during the week. Warm them in the toaster and top them with your favorite waffle toppings for an excellent, decadent breakfast any day of the week.

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Author: Tiffany McCauley

Title: Food and Travel Journalist

Expertise: Food, cooking, travel


Tiffany McCauley is a nationally syndicated journalist and an award-winning cookbook author and food blogger. She has been featured on MSN, Huffington Post, Country Living Magazine, HealthLine, Redbook, and many more. Her food specialty is healthy comfort food recipes.

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