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10 Quick & Delicious Breakfast Ideas for Busy Weekdays

May 20, 2021
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Busy mornings often mean one of two things: no breakfast at all or something packaged and filled with sugar. But that doesn’t have to be the case! These quick breakfast recipes will have you feeling your best — without any worry of a grumbling stomach or sugar crash a few hours later.

1. 3-Ingredient Egg Breakfast Skillet from Tbsp.

Keep a bag or two of frozen hash browns on hand and you’ll always have the ingredients to make this super-speedy egg skillet. If you have leftover roasted veggies or cooked meat, toss them in, too.

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2. Healthy Breakfast Tacos from Cook Nourish Bliss

Make these breakfast tacos ahead of time and freeze them for a fast and fulfilling breakfast whenever you’re in a rush. For best results, serve with sliced avocado and fresh herbs.

Savory yogurt bowl

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3. Savory Yogurt Bowl from Kitchn

Yogurt doesn’t always topped with fresh fruit and honey. Here it’s made savory with lots of crisp, refreshing veggies and a sprinkling of spicy mustard seeds.


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4. Asiago Arugula Eggs from My Life Cookbook

Feel free to use whatever greens and cheese you have on hand for this quick omelet-like breakfast. Spinach or kale are great substitutes for the arugula, while Parmesan or even a soft cheese like feta can replace the Asiago.

Sweet potato pancakes

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5. Easy 2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes from SkinnyMs.

Bake a couple of extra sweet potatoes for dinner and save them to make these incredibly fast pancakes. The mashed flesh is combined with eggs to make a naturally sweet and fluffy pancake batter. To keep your stack low-sugar, skip the maple syrup and opt for a dollop of plain yogurt instead.

peanut butter oatmeal

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6. Warm Almond Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl from A Lady Goes West

Simmer oats in a mixture of water and coconut milk to give them a mellow, nutty sweetness — without any added brown sugar or maple syrup. A finishing dollop of almond butter makes this bowl extra satisfying.

Breakfast grilled cheese sandwich

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7. Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich from Dad With a Pan

This morning twist on a grilled cheese sandwich is not just fast; it’s also infinitely customizable. Slip greens like arugula or baby spinach inside, opt for your favorite sliced or shredded cheese, and choose your favorite sandwich bread.

tahini toast

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8. Tahini Breakfast Toast from Jamie Geller

This fast and fancy breakfast toast is also totally feel-good thanks to nutrient-rich tahini, crunchy pistachios, and naturally-sweet date syrup. Opt for whole grain bread to make it an even healthier choice.

cottage cheese bowl

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9. Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl from The Worktop

Yogurt gets all the attention when it comes to creamy breakfast options but don’t forget about cottage cheese. It’s loaded with protein and makes for an arguably even more delicious breakfast bowl.

Tomato avocado pita

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10. Avocado Tomato Pita from Oh So Delicioso

What’s better than avocado toast? This grab-and-go take on avocado toast. To add some protein, add a sliced hard boiled egg or two.



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