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!

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10+ breakfast essentials for your kitchen
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10+ breakfast essentials for your kitchen
BELLA Rotating Waffle Maker
"The build feels sturdy, the ceramic material is amazing, and the fact that this waffle iron flips is amazing!" -Lily the Wandering Gypsy
BUY IT
Nostalgia Electrics Breakfast Sandwich Maker
The "warming tray is convenient and it makes perfectly round eggs... This would make perfect hamburgers!" -Sweet & Savory
BUY IT
Kitchen Gizmo All-in-One Avocado Slicer
"Every avocado fan needs this slicer! It does everything from slicing open an avocado to mashing up the flesh for guacamole. Every different element made preparing an avocado easier than I have ever experienced." -Cupcake Diaries
BUY IT
Crux 7 Speed Blender
"The Crux Blender is light but powerful. I don't like to have things out on my counter so I love that the Crux Blender is light enough for me to move to the cupboard, but still powerful enough to make our morning smoothies. It's also beautifully designed so that if we did leave it out, I wouldn't mind so much." -Namely Marly
BUY IT
BELLA Ceramic Cooper Titanium Skillet
"It’s lightweight and made with high-quality material. My favorite features about this are that it’s nonstick and has a temperature control setting that makes for incredibly accurate electric cooking." -Ashton Keefe
BUY IT
BELLA Ceramic Copper Titanium Griddle
"I never knew I needed an electric griddle until I got this one! It's such a great size, I can make large batches of pancakes (or whatever I'm making) all at once. It's a mega time saver." -Displaced Housewife
BUY IT
Tomorrow's Kitchen Slice & Catch
The Slice & Catch "catches the fruits and vegetables and eliminates the need for a knife and cutting board." -Lemons & Basil
BUY IT
Nostalgia Electrics Electric Slider Maker
You can also use this slider maker "for other things besides just burgers such as fish patties, grilling buns, mini grilled cheese and more!"  -Public Lives, Secret Recipes
BUY IT
Lagostina Nera Nonstick Skillet with Lid
"What I love about this skillet is its versatility. It’s nonstick (but BPA free), oven-safe, and its higher sides make it great for sautéing and for simmering dishes with more liquid. I’ll use it for everything from braised short ribs to frittatas." -Domesticate Me
BUY IT
Kitchen Gizmo Citrus Slicer
This is "an innovative product that makes citrus cutting mess-free and is incentivizing to eat more oranges and grapefruit." -Nutrition by Mia
BUY IT
Chantal Mia Electric Kettle
Wake up with this electric kettle that "makes it so easy to heat up water for pour over coffee." -Fix Feast Flair
BUY IT
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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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