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7 Weekday Breakfast Recipes

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Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but we seldom treat it as such. We fall into ruts with toast or cereal; or we skip it altogether, opting instead to snooze for 10 more minutes. If you give it a chance, though, breakfast can brighten your morning and get your day started on a delicious (and healthful!) note. We've rounded up 7 flavorful, totally-not-boring breakfast recipes good enough to get you out of bed -- no snooze button necessary.

What I Do For Love Bran Muffins from drbabs

Daniel Patterson's Poached Scrambled Eggs from Genius Recipes

Toasted Almond and Coconut Quinoa Porridge from Gena Hamshaw

Triple Pomegranate Smoothie from EmilyC

Nekisia Davis' Olive Oil and Maple Granola from Genius Recipes

Yogurt with Toasted Quinoa, Dates, and Almonds from amanda

Overnight Steel-Cut Oats with Almond Butter and Honey from ying

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14 days ago Rita Dichtel

All of those recipes sound delicious . . .

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20 days ago Shelley Matheis

They all look good, though I don't know if I'd want a smoothie on a cold winter morning.

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almost 2 years ago Team CinnaMan

I like cheesecake for breakfast

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almost 2 years ago Christina @ Christina's Cucina

When I go to the UK, one of my first stops is at a grocery store, and once I've hit the chocolates, I go to the dairy department to buy rhubarb yogurt. I am in love with the stuff! Never seen it in the US, so I make my own in the summer. I also add granola to it to add some crunch! Here's my homemade concoction: http://christinascucina...

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almost 2 years ago Marian Bull

Marian is Food52's Associate Editor.

Wow! That sounds amazing. I've never heard of rhubarb yogurt.

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almost 2 years ago char&feather

Breakfast makes my heart sing! I'm pleased to be able to vouch for 4 of these recipes. The overnight oats are amazing (I make it on Sundays and fill mason jars with it to last all week). The granola is a crowd pleaser (good with milk, GREAT with yogurt).

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almost 2 years ago Marian Bull

Marian is Food52's Associate Editor.

I also like the granola by the handful. It always disappears more quickly than I expect it to....

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almost 2 years ago Christina @ Christina's Cucina

I too love granola with yogurt!!

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almost 2 years ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

I am not sure this keeps me out of a rut but any time a poached egg and a whole lot of Louisiana Hot Sauce is involved, I am pretty darn happy ... be it on grits or oatmeal or an English muffin or whatever ....

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almost 2 years ago Marian Bull

Marian is Food52's Associate Editor.

I love hot sauce on pretty much any savory breakfast -- especially grits!

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almost 2 years ago chefpatty

Thanks for these inspiring ideas for a better breakfast.

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almost 2 years ago Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Executive Editor of Food52

Thanks for suggesting this post to us, chefpatty!