15 Fresh Breakfasts to Start the Day Sunny-Side Up
Maybe you made it a culinary resolution to eat healthier, or perhaps you want to start cooking and eating breakfast at home rather than on your way to work or sitting at your office desk. Regardless, we've got 15 great recipes to start your day off the right way. From simple savory breakfasts like avocado toast, to sweet, more indulgent options like blueberry griddle cakes, these recipes will almost have you excited to get out of bed in the morning.
— Additional reporting by Anna Monette Roberts
Smoothies are a great way to kick-start your day. For extra convenience, use frozen mango in place of fresh for this quick mango-yogurt smoothie.
This vegetable and egg white scramble is supereasy to whip up in the morning before work. It's so satisfying that you won't realize that you're actually eating healthy.
Egg White Frittata
Mediterranean flavors meet in this egg white frittata packed with feta cheese and spinach.
Sautéed Mushrooms With Poached Egg
A hearty breakfast (or a reliable, last-minute dinner), sautéed mushrooms with poached egg will keep you warm all Winter long.
Leave it to Gwyneth Paltrow to come up with a gluten-free granola recipe that tastes like the original stuff.
Asian-Inspired Savory Oatmeal
Traditionally, oatmeal is enjoyed with sweeter accompaniments, but Asian-inspired savory oatmeal served with an egg on top is a filling alternative.
Creamy avocado on toast with cracked pepper and hot sauce come together to make a seriously tasty breakfast.
Cranberries, apples, and walnuts adorn this beautiful baked oatmeal. Bake it for a crowd or size it down in a small ramekin for yourself.
Salmon Sausage Patties
Meat eaters, grill these salmon sausage patties and enjoy them solo or between two pieces of toast.
If you tend to stick to typical fruit smoothies, try branching out and blend up a creamy avocado-pear smoothie.
These are not your favorite food truck's breakfast burritos! Build your own with whole-wheat tortillas, lots of veggies, and scrambled eggs.
Essentially a porridge made of corn and seasoned with Asian fixings, grits congee is like no breakfast you've ever had. Lighten things up by adding vegan or chicken sausage to the bowl.
Blueberry-Cornmeal Griddle Cakes
At first glance it seems unlikely that the delicious stack of blueberry-cornmeal griddle cakes pictured would actually be good for you, but they are. The cornmeal texture and the optional addition of chili powder makes them intriguing.
Black Bean Omelet
A black bean omelet is an affordable and satisfying breakfast. It's a great option for healthy weekend eating, and the recipe involves cumin, which makes for an interesting flavor combination.