Mornings can be tough, especially during back-to-school season, when getting everyone fed, dressed, and out the door (school supplies and lunchboxes all in tow) can feel like an Olympic sport. So we're partnering with Milk to make those wee hours just a bit more manageable by taking care of breakfast with our best recipes, tips, and techniques. That way, you can rise and shine without skipping a beat.

Do You Make the Creamiest, Dreamiest Breakfast of All Time?

If the answer is yes, then we want you to enter our latest recipe contest. Surprise, surprise, it's all about creamy, comforting breakfasts starring real milk.

We’re talking: smoothies and shakes you can blitz in a hurry, overnight oats with allll the toppings, velvety-soft scrambled eggs, and…well, you get the idea. Bonus points if it’s quick (or make-ahead!) and something the whole family can enjoy.

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Follow Along With Your Favorite Recipes

You can top this wholesome waffle any which way you like.
This simple vanilla pudding is an instant family favorite.
These fluffy, pumpkin-spiced pancakes just so happen to be gluten-free.
This vegetarian-friendly quiche is as easy as it gets.

Our Best Breakfast Tips & Techniques

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Porridge Never Has to Be Boring With These Bright & Tasty Toppings

or most, the word "porridge" conjures up the sad, watery gruel of Oliver Twist. But these comforting, creamy dishes from around the world maximize flavor and texture, all while minimizing effort. And yes, they all count as porridge. Our favorite? Classic oats made creamy and rich with real milk, decorated with a mix of crunchy, sweet, and fresh toppers. Read the story here »

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The Milky, Herby Breakfast Staple Colombians Swear By

Changua con huevo, a milk and herb broth obscuring delicately poached eggs and, if the mood strikes, a thick slice of bread is the breakfast staple Colombians swear by—and for good reason. It's filled with bright flavors and has a light, yet creamy texture that's extra-comforting during the early morning hours. Read the story here »

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4 Milky Indian Elixirs To Soothe & Sweeten Your Day

Growing up, Associate Editor Nikkhitha Bakshani's mother always called on real milk to fix a variety of ailments, from insomnia to the common cold. Today, these fragrant, evocative elixirs are a toast to her family’s love of creamy drinks made with real milk—and they go way beyond the tea/coffee and cold remedy. Read the story here »