56 breakfast recipes that will make you jump out of bed

You've heard it before: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Your first meal is what wakes up your metabolism in the morning. In simple terms, it tells your body that more food is coming so you can start burning calories instead of conserving them. Not only that, but skipping breakfast may lead you to overeat at lunch or reach for quick, yet unhealthy snacks throughout the day.

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Good Eats: 56 breakfast recipes
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Chicken Hash with Eggs by Food & Wine

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Coffee Coffee Cake by The Young Austinian | Katherine Hysmith

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Sun-Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Egg Sandwiches with Crispy Prosciutto by Domesticate ME!

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Kale and Ricotta Breakfast Pizza by Bacon Egg & Cheese{cake} | Shelley Liu

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Oregon Berry Hand Pies by PDXfoodlove | Rebekah Hubbard

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Three-Pear Maple Crumble by Seasonally Jane | Amanda Jane

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Vegan Chickpea Omelet by Fork and Beans | Cara Reed

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Cinnamon Orange Stuffed French Toast with Cranberry Sauce by Savory Nothings | Nora Rusev

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Cranberry Yogurt Parfaits by

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Beans and Bacon on Buttered Toasts by Food & Wine    

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Giant Skillet Cinnamon Roll by A Happy Food Dance | Jessica Potts

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Creamy Steel-Cut Oats with Dried Cherries and Almonds by Food & Wine

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Iced Cranberry & Orange Swirl Scones by Erren's Kitchen | Erren Hart

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Ham-and-Cheddar Scallion Biscuit Sandwiches by Food & Wine

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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread by Ashton Keefe

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Sweet Potato Waffles with Pecan Honey Butter by Wicked Spatula | Lauren Lester

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Roasted Red Pepper and Kale Frittata by Martha Stewart

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Fruit and Nut Granola by A Happy Food Dance | Jessica Potts

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Banana French Toast by The Simple Veganista | Julie West

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Mini Hash Brown Quiches by Garnish & Glaze | Melanie Dueck

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Open-Face Omelets with Spicy Feta and Escarole by Food & Wine    

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Ricotta Crêpes with Honey, Walnuts and Rose by Food & Wine

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Easy Shakshuka by Neighbor Food | Courtney Rowland

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Glazed Apple Fritters by Food & Wine

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Pork Roll, Egg and Bagel Grilled Cheese by Grilled Cheese Social | Mackenzie Smith

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Vegan Berry Crunch Smoothie Bowl by Domesticate ME! | Serena Wolf

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Banana Chocolate Chip Fluffernutter French Toast Casserole by Melanie Makes | Melanie Bauer

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Avocado Berry Smoothie by PDXfoodlove | Rebekah Hubbard

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Layered Vegetarian Egg Bake by Heartbeet Kitchen | Amanda Paa

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Banana Nut Bread by Epicurious 

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Lemon, Parsley and Parmesan Plus Bread, Prosciutto and Egg by Martha Stewart

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Peanut Butter and Banana Toast with Granola and Honey by Well Plated by Erin | Erin Clarke

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Chai Spiced Doughnut Muffins by Jelly Toast | Emily Caruso

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Apple Butter French Toast Sandwiches by Martha Stewart    

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Rum Raisin Waffled French Toast by Dessert for Two | Christina Lane

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Oat Pancakes with Honeyed Roasted Figs by PDXfoodlove | Rebekah Hubbard

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Cheesy Kale Prosciutto Brunch Melts with Eggs by The Woks of Life

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Veggie Breakfast Sandwich by Jelly Toast 

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins by I Bake He Shoots | Mondo Fowler

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Bacon Gouda Breakfast Sandwiches by The Little Kitchen    

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Avocado Tomato and Feta Toast with Poached Eggs by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen | Susan Palmer

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Sausage, Goat Cheese, and Chive Bagel Strata by Neighbor Food

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Sweet Potato Cornmeal Waffles with Bourbon Cream and Pecan Butter by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen | Susan Palmer

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Berry Topped French Toast Bagels by Simply Sated

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Oats and Greek Yogurt by Fit, Fun & Delish! | Ana Frias

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Cinnamon and Spice Oatmeal with Ricotta and Pear by Sam Stephens    

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Ham and Gruyere Cheese Stuffed French Toast by Marin Mama Cooks | Jackie Grandy

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Poached Eggs Parmesan by Michael Symon's 5 in 5 | Michael Symon

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Charred Tomatoes with Fried Eggs on Garlic Toast by Martha Stewart

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Smothered Cauliflower with Eggs by Food & Wine

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Snickerdoodle Pancakes by Oh, Bite It | Amy Erickson

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Grandma's Homemade Jame Donuts by Better Baking Bible | Suzy Q Cacic

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Ratatouille Toasts with Fried Eggs by Food & Wine

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Fruity Pebbles Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze by Life With The Crust Cut Off | Parrish Ritchie 

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Beet and Blackberry Pancakes by The Young Austinian | Katherine Hysmith

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Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies by Fit Foodie Finds | Lee Hersh

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Sure, a breakfast sandwich, granola bar or smoothie on the way to work is better than nothing, but you deserve better. You deserve to feel full and fueled! So, set aside some time to make yourself one of these easy breakfast recipes in the morning or the night before (you can always reheat). Keep it up and pretty soon you'll be jumping out of bed for one of these good eats!

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California Chicken, Veggie and Avocado Rice Bowls by Half Baked Harvest | Tieghan Gerard

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New Year's Detox Salad by The Healthy Apple | Amie Valpone

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Garlic and Toasted Tomato Sandwiches by Food & Wine

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Chicken Shawarma with Green Beans and Zucchini by Food & Wine 

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Ratatouille Minestrone by Food & Wine

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Greek Salad Pita Sandwiches by bon appetit

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Big Italian Salad by Food & Wine

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Farro-And-Kale Salad With Olives And Pine Nuts by Food & Wine

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Sesame Ginger Chicken Meatballs by Food & Wine

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Broccolini, Mushroom and Sesame Salad by Food & Wine

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Warm Chicken Sandwiches with Mushrooms, Spinach and Cheese by bon appetit

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Curried Carrot Soup with Maple Roasted Chickpeas by Vegetarian Ventures | Shelly

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Celery, Fennel and Apple Salad with Pecorino and Walnuts by Food & Wine

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Blood Orange, Kale and Lentil Salad by PDXfoodlove | Rebekah Hubbard

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Sweet Potato Crust Quiche by Live and Love to Eat | Claire Marshall

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Kickin' Turkey Club Wrap by Philadelphia Cream Cheese

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Brussels Sprouts with Sausage and Cumin by Food & Wine

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Avo Toast by Crazy Sexy Kitchen | Kris Carr with Chef Chad Sarno

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Charred Broccoli and Red Onion Salad by Food & Wine

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Vegetable Summer Rolls with Chile-Lime Dipping Sauce by Food & Wine

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Curried Cauliflower Tartine with Hummus, Scallion and Chili Oil by Brooklyn Vegetarian | Amy Jennings

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Curried Tofu and Avocado Dip with Rosemary Pita Chips by Food & Wine

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Chopped Salad by Crazy Sexy Kitchen | Kris Carr with Chef Chad Sarno

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Red Lentil Dal with Coconut Milk and Kale by Food & Wine

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Tomato, White Bean and Kale Soup by Fork Knife Swoon | Laura Bolton

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Roasted Root Vegetables with Tamari by Food & Wine

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Chicken Chile Soup by Food & Wine

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Roast Chicken Panzanella by Food & Wine

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Vegan Zucchini Sweet Potato Rolls by Lemons and Basil | Kaylee Pauley

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Vegetarian Chili with Barley, Quinoa and Beans by Food & Wine

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Cucumber Mint Salad with Creamy Lemon-Greek Yogurt Vinaigrette by Food & Wine 

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Kitchen Sink Soba Noodles by Food & Wine

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Moroccan Spiced Roasted-Heirloom Cauliflower Salad by  A Couple Cooks | Sonja & Alex

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Quinoa Wraps with Black Beans, Feta and Avocado by Marin Mama Cooks | Jackie Grandy

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Moroccan Red Lentil with Chard by Feed Me Phoebe | Phoebe Lapine

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Asparagus and Red Quinoa Salad by bon appetit

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Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken by Campbell's Kitchen

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Stewed White Beans with Green Chile and Herbs by Food & Wine

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Veggie and Yogurt Sandwich by Haylie Duff

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Vegan Berry Crunch Smoothie Bowl by Domesticate ME! | Serena Wolf

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Korean Sushi Rolls with Walnut-Edamame Crumble by Food & Wine

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Quinoa Fried Rice by Feed Me Phoebe | Phoebe Lapine

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Mediterarnean Vegetable and Bean Salad by Chef Billy Parisi

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Crockpot Quinoa Lentil Tacos by Begin Within Nutrition | Cristina Cavanaugh

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Pork and Pineapple Fried Rice by Food & Wine

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Shrimp and Vegetable Summer Rolls by Food & Wine

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Mashed Avocado and Chickpea Salad by The Skinny Fork | Amanda Plott

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Quinoa Salad with Spring Vegetables by Food & Wine

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Soba Noodle Bowl with Garlic Sesame Ginger Tamari Sauce by Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes | Heather Poire

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Spicy Green Papaya Salad by Food & Wine

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Summer Chopped Salad with Quick Pickled Vegetables by Food & Wine

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Mexican Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa and Black Beans by Love & Lentils | Sophia Zergiotis

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Warm Spaghetti Squash Salad by Food & Wine

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Thai Brussels Sprouts Salad by food & Wine

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Whole Wheat Rigatoni with Roasted Vegetables by Food & Wine

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Turkey and Lettuce Cups by Kitchen Daily Editors

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Shaved Raw Asparagus with Parmesan Dressing by Food & Wine

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Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich by Kitchen Daily Editors

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Sweet Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Cheese with Balsamic Glaze by ragamuffinrecipes | Maura Boylan

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Hummus Deviled Eggs by Food & Wine

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Tuna Niçoise Sandwiches by Campbell's Kitchen

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