Easy Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, no matter what reason we shouldn’t skip it. And here I will show you some breakfast recipes that are easy to make yet healthy to supply the energy of the whole day.

(1) Cheesy Scrambled Eggs

  • Ingredients (Serves 4)
    • 8 eggs
    • 2 to 4 Tbsp butter, sliced
    • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 1/8 tsp pepper
    • finely chopped ham or sliced mushrooms (Optional)
  • Method:
    1. In a large bowl, whisk eggs to break up yolks.
    2. Add cheese, salt and pepper, whisking until well blended; set aside.
    3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
    4. Add egg mixture to skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, until eggs form soft, creamy curds.
    5. Serve immediately.

(2) Baked Eggs & Cheese

A delicious breakfast casserole with just a few ingredients.

  • Ingredients (Serves 4)
    • 8 eggs
    • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
    • 1/2 cup whipping cream
    • 1 tsp dry mustard
    • 1 tsp salt & pepper
  • Method:
    1. Sprinkle cheese evenly in a greased 8″x8″ baking pan; set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients; pour evenly over cheese.
    3. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until eggs are set.
    4. Serve immediately.

(3) Eggs in a Nest

A fun and satisfying breakfast from way back…kids of all ages love it!

  • Ingredients (Serves 2)
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 slices white bread
    • 2 Tbsp butter, sliced
    • salt and pepper to taste
  • Method:
    1. Use a 2-1/2″ round cookie cutter to cut out the center of each bread slice. Save cut-out circles; set aside.
    2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; add bread slices and circles to skillet.
    3. Crack an egg into the center of each bread slice, being careful not to break the yolks.
    4. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until bread slices are golden on the bottom, about 3 to 4 minutes.
    5. Carefully turn over slices and circles with a spatula; cook on other side until eggs are set to desired doneness, one to 2 minutes.
    6. Top each egg with a toast circle. Serve with catsup, if desired

(4) Mushroom & Herb Omelet

Don’t worry if the omelet splits or tears as the edges are lifted…the cheese topping will make it look and taste delicious!

  • Ingredients (Serves 1)
    • 2 eggs
    • 1-1/2 tsp fresh parsley, snipped
    • 1/2 tsp fresh thyme, basil or chives, snipped salt and pepper to taste
    • 3/4 cup sliced mushrooms
    • 2 tsp butter, divided
    • 1 to 2 Tbsp shredded Swiss or Cheddar cheese
  • Method:
    1. Whisk together eggs, herbs, salt and pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
    2. In a small skillet over medium heat, saute mushrooms in one teaspoon butter until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer mushrooms to a separate bowl; cover and set aside.
    3. Melt remaining butter in skillet; pour egg mixture into skillet. Cook over medium-low heat, lifting edge gently with a spatula to allow uncooked portion to flow underneath.
    4. When almost set, spoon mushrooms onto one half of the omelet; fold over omelet.
    5. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand one to 2 minutes until cheese melts. Slide onto a plate.

(5) Fall French Toast

  • Ingredients (Makes 10 to 12 slices)
    • 4 eggs
    • 10 to 12 slices bread
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
    • 2 to 3 Tbsp butter, divided
    • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice
    • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
    • Garnish: butter, maple syrup
  • Method:
    1. Whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, sugar and spices in a bowl.
    2. Heat a griddle or skillet over medium heat with a small amount of butter.
    3. Add one bread slice to egg mixture; let stand for a few seconds, then turn to coat the other side.
    4. Place coated slice of bread on griddle and cook until golden; turn and do the same to the other side of bread. Repeat these with remaining slices, adding more butter as needed.
    5. Serve warm with additional butter and syrup.