We believe in the magic of a great breakfast to start the day on the right foot—it is the most important meal of the day after all. Here are eight great ways to say good morning.
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Blueberry and Almond OatmealNo more instant packets. We wanted homemade oatmeal with fresh stir-ins and minimal morning fuss.
If you think about it, putting eggs, bacon, and cheese on pizza crust isn’t so different from making a diner-style omelet with toast. It’s just more fun. Start by parbaking store-bought pizza dough and then spread seasoned cottage cheese on top. (Yes, cottage cheese. It adds a silky creaminess.) Finally, layer on the toppings. We like mozzarella, bacon, and eggs for a basic breakfast pizza. But you can also jazz it up with sausage, cheddar, and red bell peppers or smoked salmon, capers, and red onion.
Sausage and Red Bell Pepper Breakfast PizzaEggs and sausage on a cheese pizza? Sounds like an excellent breakfast to us. If only we could get the crust to crisp and the eggs to cooperate.
Just because you don’t have a big crowd doesn’t mean you can’t have a special breakfast. Our strata for two comes together in a skillet, fast. With brioche, cheddar cheese, breakfast sausage, and sage, it's savory and filling. And if you do have a crowd, we've got plenty of crowd-pleasing stratas too.
Sausage Strata for TwoCan't decide between French toast or sausage and eggs? You don't have to!
Eggs, toast, sausage, and potatoes, all on a single sheet pan? They said it couldn’t be done. We did it. Because who wants to spend all morning washing dishes? Our one-pan breakfast is satisfying and simple.
One-Pan BreakfastWhat’s better than breakfast any time? Breakfast all on one pan.
Texas Breakfast Tacos
Texas Breakfast Tacos with ChorizoWe love tacos for lunch and dinner. So why not for the most important meal of the day?
All-American Breakfast Sandwiches
Eggs, sausage, American cheese, English muffins: We bring this classic on-the-go breakfast home. We start by buttering and toasting English muffins under the broiler. Then we form breakfast sausage into patties that are just the right size for the muffins. We cook the eggs in the fat rendered from the sausage and top them with the sausage patties and a slice of cheese. As the cheese melts, it secures the sausage to the egg, so there's no need to worry about your sandwich falling apart. A slice of tomato, a pile of spinach, and a slather of sauce ensure that the sandwiches are superflavorful.
All-American Breakfast SandwichesThe perfect egg sandwich starts with perfectly cooked eggs—but then it requires a bit of assembly know-how.
French Toast Casserole
Some mornings call for something sweet, like our French Toast Casserole. While it's not hard to make French toast, when you're serving more than four people, a casserole is the way to go. You can layer the bread and custard in a baking dish ahead of time and just bake it off when you're ready to eat.
French Toast CasseroleFrench toast casserole sounds like an ideal family breakfast, but only if the dish looks and tastes like breakfast, not dessert.
English muffins are surprisingly easy to make. You simply mix the dough and let it rise, portion the dough into rounds, and then let it rise again. Cooking the dough rounds in a skillet before baking them browns them nicely. Once they're ready, just toast them and top them with butter, jam, sliced avocado, or your favorite toppings (or use them for our breakfast sandwiches above). And if you want to try something even easier, we also have a recipe for English Muffin Bread.