These breakfast-for-dinner dinners are a fantastic way to make your mornings extra special!
How many nights do you find yourself waking up with a sore throat and cough? If it’s a regular occurrence, you’re not alone.
For many of us, the first thing we do after getting out of bed is put on our shoes and hit the road.
This list features recipes for pinnable breakfast sandwiches and hearty casseroles that will knock your socks off.
If there’s one thing I love about cooking meals for dinner, it’s the opportunity to make something decadent, delicious, and easy to execute.
So whether you have leftover chicken from last week or an abundance of ripe tomatoes and ripe avocados, this list has you covered.
There are even recipes for dessert, courtesy of French toast and croissants!
Breakfast is so much more than eggs Benedict.
Here are 31 yummy dishes that will make your morning extra special.
Have you ever been to an Italian restaurant and had one of these deep-fried mounds of cheese, sausage, and garlic?
If not, you’re missing out.
These biscuits are super soft and buttery with a sensational garlic flavor.
You’ll get those yummy bites from the cheese, too!
The best part is that it only requires three ingredients: butter, Parmesan cheese, and garlic.
They taste exactly like the real thing but take 10 minutes to make.
They’re also just as easy to hide as the cheeseboards at your local Italian restaurant!
With just a handful of ingredients, you can make these fluffy cinnamon roll pancakes.
They’re impossible to resist!
Instead of buying the pre-made ones, check out your local bakery.
You might be able to get some fresh right in your area.
If you don’t want to go crazy with the sugar, try swapping it out for honey or vanilla extract.
This is the only recipe on this list that calls for pizza dough.
It’s more convenient than making your own crust and you don’t need to worry about rolling it out.
I like to add a little cream cheese as I slice my fruit to give it extra flavor.
If you want, you can throw in some chopped bacon or provolone if you have it.
It’s so light and flavorful, even kids will love them!
For this frittata, you’ll need eggs, tomatoes, and arugula.
You can use any kind of tomato that suits your tastes, but if you have a particularly acidic one, go for something like plum or cherry.
You can also replace the spinach with any small leafy green you like.
I personally love the peppery crunch of arugula.
This breakfast casserole combines the taste of ground pork and sausage with potatoes, eggs, cheese, and herbs.
It also has an impressive appearance – a pretty green color that matches the festive holiday decorations in your kitchen.
Plus, it’s really easy to make! Just combine all of the ingredients in a baking dish and bake until golden brown.
This dish is loaded with cheesy goodness, and it’s the perfect way to get your morning started.
It has a mushroom topping that gives it an extra layer of flavor.
Add some greens for a boost of vitamins, and serve over rice or fluffy hash browns.
It’s one of my favorite ways to start the day!
These are a little different from the usual French toast, though they’re similar.
The key difference is in the bread.
These are “French toast roll ups.”
They take about an hour and a half to make all by themselves, but I think it’s worth it, especially if you have any quick bread leftovers.
For breakfast or dessert, these are yummy and perfect for dunking into vanilla ice cream!
This pizza has the same crust as the breakfast sausage pizza above, but it’s topped with scrambled eggs, bacon, and cheese.
There are also peppers, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, and more.
All of these excellent ingredients make for a hearty breakfast pizza that’ll keep you full throughout the day.
These hand pies are so easy to make and only require five ingredients: butter, flour, eggs, milk, and a handful of dried fruit.
You can make up to 5 dozen at once without any extra work.
They’re super soft and fluffy, with a great flavor from the butter and dried fruits.
They taste just like homemade donut holes!
This is one recipe that won’t disappoint you.
Need a quick breakfast to impress?
This recipe is the one for you.
Pancakes are already fluffy and flavorful.
But the addition of maple syrup and butter makes these pancakes even more irresistible!
They’re also gluten-free, so they’re great when you have gluten-intolerant friends or family.
These pancakes are the perfect quick breakfast option.
They’re light and fluffy, with plenty of flavor.
Plus, you can make a huge batch in less than 20 minutes.
They’re simple to make too.
Just mix up the dough, roll it out into circles, and fry them until they turn golden brown.
Top tip: use a Belgian waffle iron for these beauties!
This is a fun, easy breakfast recipe that I can’t make enough of!
For one thing, you only need five ingredients – saltine crackers, bacon (or sausage), eggs, milk and butter.
Add some black pepper for flavor and sprinkle on a few scallions for texture.
It takes about 20 minutes to cook, but it will take around an hour to chill in the fridge.
In case you didn’t know, one of the best ways to make eggs is by making them perfectly in a cast iron skillet.
By cooking your eggs on the stovetop, you’ll get a rich and flavorful dish that no one will be able to resist.
Use any type of English muffin you like for this recipe, but I highly recommend breville brioche.
They’re soft and buttery without being too greasy.
After adding a drizzle of Hollandaise sauce over the top and some whole-grain toast croutons on top, this breakfast is guaranteed to be gone in seconds.
These pancakes are genius.
You’ll get to enjoy the sweetness of pancakes with a savory twist.
And I know you probably don’t want to bite into an egg and sausage sandwich, but these sliders make it so much easier.
They also have lots of great breakfast fixings like bacon, cheese, and mushrooms.
But if you want something that appeals to kids, try adding some fruits or peanut butter drizzled over the top.
Are you in the mood for a decadent breakfast but don’t want to leave the house?
Then, these French toast nuggets are just what you need.
These bite-sized treats are coated with cinnamon sugar and smothered in powdered sugar.
They’re soft, fluffy, and slightly crisp on the outside while remaining warm in the middle.
They’re perfect if you want to treat yourself to something special but don’t want to go out of your way.
French toast is one of those breakfast staples that can be so good, you’ll want to eat it all day.
But if you want the best French toast ever, try this strawberry-stuffed French toast recipe.
It takes crispy, flavorful French toast and turns it into a heavenly treat.
The strawberries and lemon zest add just enough tartness to balance out the sweetness of the cream cheese filling.
Serve with whipped cream for a fancier side dish.
If you’re a fan of fluffy, moist scones, you’ll love these Japanese hotcakes.
They’re made with the same simple ingredients and are so good.
But they taste better!
The key to making these delicious little cakes is to use beaten egg whites and a bit of flour in the batter.
Flour makes them dense, while egg whites make them light and fluffy.
The sweet topping on top gives them that extra touch of flavor that tastes so good together.
These are great for breakfast or an afternoon snack.
Enjoy your morning hotcake now and then skip dinner!
If you’ve ever had a bowl of peanut butter and jelly, you know how thick and creamy it is.
The same goes for this recipe!
Peanut butter is the perfect balance to sweet maple syrup.
It adds a lovely flavor that you’ll love.
Add oats, bananas, protein powder, almond milk, and coconut milk – it’s an oat-packed smoothie that will keep you full all day.
It doesn’t have any added sugar but has just enough healthy fats to keep your body happy.
When you’re on the go, nothing beats a fresh croissant sandwich.
And these make-ahead croissant breakfast sandwiches are just so convenient!
They’re light and fluffy with a satisfying crunch from the toasted bread.
You can take them to work for an easy morning pick-me-up or enjoy them at home as a healthy and filling snack.
Either way, they’ll help you get your day off to a great start!
You’ll use a boxed mix for this, but I bet you have most of the ingredients in your pantry already!
Using egg whites to make it light and fluffy is a must, as is cinnamon and nutmeg.
Once you add the syrup, gently press down on the individual waffles before adding them to your pan.
This will help them hold their shape.
These are best served hot out of the waffle iron or put under a shower of maple syrup.
These pancakes are the perfect way to start your day.
They’re fluffy, sweet, and oh-so-moist.
But what makes them even more delectable is that they feature a layer of creamy pineapple topping!
The combination of sweet and savory flavors make these pancakes so irresistible.
Stromboli is a popular Italian dish that typically consists of a warm, doughy bread filled with sausage and cheese.
This one takes it up a notch by adding eggs and extra mozzarella.
It’s basically an Italian omelet and breakfast sandwich in one!
Pair this with some coffee or tea for the perfect morning meal.
If you’re looking for a way to use up all of your leftover potatoes, this is the recipe for you.
You can make it even if you don’t have any potatoes.
It still works, but it tastes better with them!
The chorizo gives everything a touch of smokiness that’ll leave your taste buds on fire.
But let’s not get ahead of ourselves.
Let’s just focus on the great flavors in this dish first!
Chorizo and potatoes are a match made in heaven.
They pair well with fresh herbs such as basil and cilantro because they both add to its delightful flavor.
Pair these two together with veggies like carrots or bell peppers, and you have an ultimate side dish that’ll impress your dinner guests.
If you’re looking for an eggy sandwich, look no further.
This fried egg sandwich is a must-try at any breakfast table.
It’s loaded with gooey cheese and thick, crisp bacon.
It’s also topped with fried eggs on top!
The combination of salty and sweet works wonders in this dish.
Plus, the crispy toast ensures it’s absolutely delicious.
You can make it even more irresistible by tossing chopped fresh herbs into the batter.
If you’ve never tried banana muffins before, prepare to be amazed.
They are fluffy, sweet, and packed with flavor.
By adding crunchy oats to the mix, you’ll make these muffins extra moist and dense.
These also contain shredded bananas for a unique creaminess that is out of this world.
The recipe calls for banana pudding mix, but I like to add some leftover coffee into min.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie
- 1 blender
- ½ cup rolled oats or quick oats
- 2 frozen ripe bananas peeled before freezing
- 2 tbsp peanut butter
- 1 –2 tablespoon maple syrup optional but recommended
- 1 tbsp ground flaxseed optional
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- ⅛ tsp salt
- 1 cup oat milk or any milk
- To a blender, add all the ingredients.
- Mix the ingredients until they are creamy and smooth.
- Juice into glasses of smoothie. Put more peanut butter in a drizzle on top. Enjoy!