Sometimes, meal planning can be rough. You feel like you have eaten everything over and over and you are tired of the same old things!! It’s hard to feel like you have fresh new ideas for food! I find breakfast is one of those meals that I can get stuck on. Do you ever feel like you are stuck in a breakfast rut?!
Breakfast Ideas to Get You Out of Your Breakfast Rut
Do you like your foods sweet or savory? Do you want something quick on the go or something that you can sit down and enjoy? Do you need something that is healthy or want a guilty pleasure? I think no matter what kind of breakfast food you desire, you will be sure to find something on this list to get you out of your breakfast rut! Make breakfast fun again!
Oatmeal Doesn’t Have to Be Boring
Don’t get stuck in an oatmeal rut!! Over at Fit Plate Nutrition, Michele tells us ways to up our oatmeal game!! Not only is Michele a registered dietician, but she is also a CrossFit regional athlete, so she is an expert at health and fitness! She has a way of making health meet good taste!!
This Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal with Golden Cashew Cream from spabettie takes oatmeal to a whole new dimension as well!
How about some steel cut oats? The Conscious Dietician has a recipe for Steel Cut Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana that is going into my breakfast rotation!
Eggs Come in Many Forms
The beauty of eggs is that they can be made in so many different ways! I always call it the perfect food because it’s healthy and so versatile!!
Hard Boiled Eggs
Hard-boiled eggs can be made in advance and stored as a go-to food all week long! They are truly portable food. Find out how to make hard-boiled eggs right in your instant pot!! This makes fool-proof hard boiled eggs!
Scrambled eggs can be used to make sandwiches, eaten alone, and much more. Find the scrambled egg basics right here!
Fried eggs can be a little trickier, but fried eggs are a perfect topping for so many things. Top a great hash with a fried egg, eat the egg alone, put it on an English muffin…. the list goes on and on!
Poached eggs are my favorite egg. I’ll admit, they can be a tough one to make. However, with your instant pot, you can make poached eggs super easy. Check out Cooking With Curls for her poached eggs in the instant pot!
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This Quick Poached Egg & Garlic Spinach Bagel from Fab Food 4 All will definitely get you out of a breakfast rut! It’s mouthwatering!
Bacon and Sausage
I mean – who doesn’t like bacon? Bacon is also something you can eat on the go, eat on a sandwich, and combine for endless variations! See how I make my bacon in the oven mess-free and so easy!!
Grill up some sausage patties and eat them as a side. Sausage can also be paired with other foods for endless tasty combinations!
Whole Lotta Yum has a great recipe for Low Carb Creamy Bacon & Egg Cups! These low carb cups are not only gluten free, low carb, but also keto friendly!
The thing I love about a good quiche is the millions of combinations of food. Protein, veggies, cheese, and endless other choices!
This Eggs Benedict Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce from The View From Great Island makes the quiche feel like a luxurious breakfast!
Bacon and Sausage Quiche Mix the eggs, bacon, and sausage – add some cheese and a pie crust, and you have one of the most delicious quiches you could ever imagine!
Earth, Food, and Fire have a great Prosciutto & Asparagus Egg White Quiche!
Savory Breakfast Casseroles
Skillet Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Casserole from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch is a delicious combo of southern food at it’s best. I’m hungry just looking at it!
This Easy Breakfast Casserole from Artsy-Fartsy Mama uses Bisquick for a truly easy breakfast!
Sausage Hashbrown Casserole This casserole from Bottom Left of the Mitten takes an everyday freezer food into something delicious!
We love yogurt of all kinds here, and we are happy to eat it plain. However, you can take your yogurts to whole new levels with parfaits.
This banana bread parfait from My Gluten-Free Kitchen is delicious!
Need something to put on your yogurt?? Make your own granola using Joyfully Thriving’s easy recipe, Super Simple Homemade Granola with Chunks.
Or how about some Easy Peanut Butter Granola from Little Sunny Kitchen!
Not everything has to have a healthy component. Sometimes, we want something indulgent! That leads us to our sweet breakfast food options!!
Sweet Breakfast Foods
Air Fryer Sugar Cinnamon Donuts My air fryer Sugar Cinnamon donuts are pretty much miraculous. Not only are they easy and fast, but will please even your pickiest eaters!
French Toast Casseroles
Pioneer Woman Cinnamon Baked French Toast This is my go-to French Toast casserole for all holidays and pot lucks! It’s so easy to assemble it the night before and pop it in the oven that morning while you tend to other things!
However, this Blackberry Mascarpone French Toast from Wanderlust and Wellness is to die for!
The Baking Fairy has a banana Nutella croissant french toast casserole that is sure to make any chocolate lover happy! It’s another great one for prepping the night before!
Need a gluten-free french toast casserole? Look no further! Me and My Inklings have a great recipe for one! She even provides a tip on making it dairy free as well!
Pancakes and Waffles
Chocolate Chip Waffles This is a chocolate chip waffle recipe that your kids are SURE to LOVE from Squirrels of a Feather!
These Healthy Red Velvet Pancakes from Food Meanderings thinks outside the box and uses canned beets!!
We can’t leave out the dutch baby. I am also fascinated by how fancy they look! Try this vanilla bean dutch baby with strawberry hibiscus syrup from The Baking Fairy!
Cakes and Bread
Who says you can’t eat cake for breakfast? There are plenty of recipes out there that say otherwise!!
This crumb cake from Become Betty is a definite keeper!
Joyfully Living also comes through with yet another great recipe, her Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake recipe.
I’m partial to my own two bananas bread! It doesn’t last long at this house!
I’m not sure if you can classify a scone as cake, but we can’t leave out these strawberry scones. Also from Become Betty!
Picky Eaters at Breakfast
Do you have a picky toddler? My friend Simply Living Jen has 5 great toddler breakfast ideas to help you as well!
I hope this list helps you get out of your breakfast rut!! Do you have any other great breakfast ideas? I’d love to hear them, just leave a link to them or tell me about them in the comments!!!