These breakfast essentials will upgrade your morning meal

Our Spring/Summer Food Awards is your guide to the best products on the market. Bloggers from our Lifestyle Collective test and review top kitchen items for the season -- and we give you the lowdown on their favorites!

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so take your morning routine to the next level with these amazing breakfast products! From a waffle iron that is super simple to use to gadgets that slice your fruits and veggies for you, these products will have you whipping up gourmet dishes in a flash. Click through the gallery below to see what our Lifestyle Collective food experts think of these nominees!

Easily make your favorite breakfast dish with these items!

Check out the Food Awards Page over the next few weeks for the rest of our product reviews and rankings!

While our judges are busy picking their favorite breakfast items, we want to know which are your must-haves in the poll below! Don't see your favorite? Let us know the breakfast kitchen tool you can't live without in the comments below!

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