Everyday Breakfast Ideas

Discover the best options for everyday breakfast. Lots of easy and healthy ideas and recipes to help you fuel your body with breakfast daily!

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Get inspired to eat breakfast every day with all these ideas to start your day! With our busy lifestyles, it can be hard to stick to eating breakfast daily. Keep reading to find out why and how to do it successfully.

4 bowls of oatmeal, showing the variety of toppings

Discover the best options to eat for breakfast each morning with these everyday breakfast ideas. Feel energized at the start to the day with these easy and healthy recipes. If you are always asking ‘what should I eat for breakfast?’, you are in the right place! From quick breakfast ideas to weekend treats – it’s all here.

Consuming calories in the morning helps boost your metabolism. Our bodies have a sort of emergency shut-off. When we “fast” or abstain from food for a length of time, our system starts to hoard the sugar we last consumed, turning it into fat and making it harder to burn off.

You need to let your body know every morning that food is available; you need to tell your body to burn, burn, burn! This habit will keep BMI (mass body index) in check for the whole family, which is important to our overall health.

Tips for a good breakfast routine

  1. Get up 10 mins earlier. Adjusting your morning schedule ever so slightly is an easy way to give you time in the kitchen for a quick breakfast.
  2. Add protein to your breakfasts. Protein is important because it helps to keep you satisfied, and mentally alert.
  3. Start small. A good breakfast does not have to be a giant buffet! Ease into your breakfast routine with smaller portions, like protein shakes or fruit bowl. It will keep you satisfied without overwhelming you.
  4. Break up your breakfast – This is great if your mornings are a bit of a hustle! You can sip a protein shake on the go, or have your eggs first then save your fruit for when you hit the office or after the school run!
  5. Make ahead breakfasts. Having breakfasts ready to grab in the morning makes like so much easier. Try to freeze breakfast burritos or whole grain pancakes ahead of time, make a batch of soul-warming overnight oats, or whip up energy packed breakfast bars.

Easy everyday breakfast ideas

If you and your family are not yet in the habit of eating a healthy breakfast before rushing out the door, these ideas might inspire you! We’ve got loads of breakfast ideas to get that are perfect for busy families like these:

4 glasses of overnight oats
Breakfast

Easy Overnight Oats

This easy overnight oats recipe is a healthy simple breakfast that you can make ahead for busy mornings and customize with many add-ins and toppings!
 
5 minutes
5 from 4039 votes
4 bowls of oatmeal, showing the variety of toppings
Breakfast

How to Make Oatmeal

This is a guide for how to make oatmeal on the stovetop and in the microwave, plus four ways to customize. It’s a heart-healthy easy staple breakfast recipe
 
4 minutes
5 from 2086 votes
Two oatmeal breakfast bars piled on top of each other
Breakfast

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Enjoy these chewy Oatmeal Breakfast Bars in the morning or as a midday snack. They're great for meal prepping in advance and packed with heart healthy oats!
 
1 hour
5 from 583 votes
Slice cut from baked steel cut oatmeal topped with pecans
Breakfast

Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

Hands-free yummy Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal prepared in the oven – perfect for entertaining guests at breakfast or meal prepping breakfast for the week!
 
1 hour 5 minutes
4.9 from 71 votes
Avocado toast with eggs three ways: scrambled, poached and fried.
Breakfast

Avocado Toast with Egg

Quick and easy Avocado Toast with Egg 3 ways – fried, scrambled, and poached. It’s a simple healthy protein-packed breakfast, snack or even light meal!
 
10 minutes
5 from 508 votes
Large plate of apple cinnamon oatmeal cups
Breakfast

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cups

This Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cups recipe is a cross between baked oatmeal & muffins. It's made with simple vegan ingredients & makes for a healthy breakfast!
 
35 minutes
5 from 12 votes
Final shot of the breakfast coffee smoothie divided into two clear glasses - sitting on a wooden board
Smoothie

Breakfast Coffee Smoothie

This Breakfast Coffee Smoothie is your morning meal on-the-go with everything you need to get you going – coffee, oats, banana, milk and protein powder.
 
5 minutes
5 from 105 votes
Peanut butter smoothies
Drink

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Easy Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie that's made with only five ingredients. It's the perfect combination of fiber and protein to fill you up for the morning!
 
5 minutes
5 from 46 votes
Tortilla with four quarters stuffed with eggs, cheese, salsa, and avocado
Breakfast

Breakfast Tortilla Wrap

Check out this easy breakfast tortilla egg and cheese wrap using the TikTok tortilla folding trend with four quarters of delicious fillings!
 
10 minutes
5 from 50 votes
3 boiled eggs, soft, medium and hard - sliced in half to show consistency
Breakfast, Snack

How to Boil Eggs

Learn how to boil an egg whether it's soft, medium or hard, including times, guidelines and tips. Use my easy no-fail step-by-step tutorial!
 
5 minutes
5 from 10 votes

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  1. Hi Yumna!
    This breakfast guide is so useful and offers great advice. I’ve always struggled with the planning and time side of breakfast. I also never have much of an appetite or tolerance of breakfast. I personally opt for protein smoothies in the morning because of the low time and appetite commitment required. I just might try make ahead breakfasts. Overnight oats offer so much variety, ease and are budget friendly. Thank you for the helpful guidance on how to incorporate a healthy breakfast into the routine.