5 Easy Breakfast Recipes March 14, 2017

by Eat

Wake up and smell the deliciously simple breakfast…

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Whether you’re sprinting out the door on Monday morning or lounging in bed on a lazy Sunday, rest assured know we’ve got your mornings covered — whatever they may look like — with mouthwatering, balanced, and easy breakfast recipes.

1. Chorizo, Egg, and Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

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If breakfast (or brunch, or breakfast-for-dinner) was looking to elect a spokesperson, we’d nominate eggs. But since everything tastes better with cheese, we’d also add a slice or two of creamy cheddar. And then a few slices of avocado because… obviouslyOh! And don’t forget about the flavor-packed chorizo and potatoes. Snag the recipe here.

2. Overnight oats

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Overnight oats is the perfect make-ahead breakfast to help you escape your cereal breakfast rut.

The night before: Combine 1/2 cup oats with 1 cup milk of choice (dairy or non-dairy) in a mason jar. Add 1 teaspoon chia seeds, screw on the cap, give it a good shake, and let it chill out overnight in the fridge.

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The morning of: Top it off with nuts, seeds, and your favorite fresh, frozen, or dried fruit. We’re talking apple cubes, pomegranate seeds, mango slices, pineapple chunks, almonds, coconut shreds, pumpkin/sunflower seeds, raw cacao nibs, raisins… the list goes on. And on and on. You can’t go wrong here–even if you’re doing it while still half asleep.

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3. Toast 6 ways

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Looking for something to cook on those days when you really just don’t want to cook? We’ve got one word for you: toast.

Top your favorite toasted bread with:

  • Ham slices, hard-boiled eggs, chives
  • Cheese, tomatoes, basil
  • Cream cheese, smoked salmon, lemon slices, parsley
  • Greek yogurt, blueberries, bee pollen, honey
  • Avocado, tomatoes, radishes
  • Ricotta, pear slices, chopped pecans, honey

There’s more where this came from with these 5 delish toast toppings. 

4. Almond flour pancakes

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Breakfast fads come and go, but pancakes? They will never go out of style. You can quote us on that. But it’s officially time to kiss questionable, store-bought mix goodbye. Instead, we’d like to introduce you to homemade, protein-packed, knock-your-socks-off almond flour pancakes. We think you two will get along just fine.

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Serves 2

  • 1 Cup Almond flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • Toppings: Pure Maple Syrup, Greek Yogurt, Banana Slices, Berries


  1. Mix together all ingredients in a bowl. When your griddle is hot and lightly oiled, start pouring.
  2. Top and enjoy!

5. Wonder waffles

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Behold…pancake’s long lost cousin: the waffle. Fluffy and lightly golden brown with ridges just deep enough to hold in all that deliciously sweet maple syrup, these waffles are destined to become a regular in your kitchen.

Yields: 4 cups batter


  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Sugar
  • Dash of Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 3/4 Cups Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • Toppings: Pure Maple Syrup, Greek Yogurt, Berries, Powdered Sugar


  1. Combine all dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, coconut sugar, and salt) in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and vegetable oil.
  3. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir until well incorporated.
  4. Pour batter into greased waffle iron (about 1/3 cup, depending on size) and cook until golden brown, 5-7 minutes.
  5. Top and enjoy!

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If you liked these five easy breakfast recipes, you’ll LOVE this breakfast citrus salad.

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