Growing up, my father was always the chef, where as my mother had one signature dish: scrambled eggs. As decadent as roast chicken, pasta carbonara, and lasagna were, my brother and I always looked forward to perfectly scrambled eggs alongside a buttered English muffin for dinner.
It’s not always easy to enjoy a slow morning filled with bacon and eggs, especially during a busy work week. But I say why limit brunches to just Sunday mornings when you can savor all things egg for dinner any night of the week?
These ten breakfast recipes won’t have you in the kitchen for long. They’re each easy and made with ingredients you most likely already have on hand. Plus, your leftovers will make a great breakfast the next morning. It’s a win-win.
Saffron Waffles with Orange Cream: The saffron puts these waffles over the top, and I’m convinced this orange cream could be dolloped on anything.
Sweet Potato Pancakes: You may forget you’re making breakfast for dinner when you’re peeling sweet potatoes–that is, until you pass the maple syrup.
Veggie Hash with Eggs: This hash is a great way to use all the veggies that have been lying around in your fridge. Not to mention it’s super quick and easy.
Jam and Cheese Crepes: Breakfast. Dinner. Dessert. Midnight snack. These lighter-than-air crepes are great for any time of day, really.
Polenta Breakfast Porridge: Vegan and gluten-free equals a meal you can serve to almost anyone at any time.
Eggs Benedict: I adore Maggie’s twist on a classic eggs benedict. Simply skip the english muffin and grab a roasted sweet potato for a truly one-of-a-kind dish.
Multigrain Porridge with Brûléed Bananas and Coconut Flakes: This dish has the power of convincing you you’re eating dessert, when you’re actually filling up on tons of fiber and protein.
Ramp Frittatas: Just in time for spring, this frittata is the perfect way to use up all those beautiful and flavorful ramps.
Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal: Make this oatmeal ahead of time so once dinner rolls around you can just toss it in the oven. And feel free to swap out whatever nuts or jams you have on hand.
Bacon Cheddar Cornbread: Pair this savory cornbread with some poached eggs and you’ve got yourself the perfect breakfast for any time of day.
Eat Boutique is an award-winning shop and story-driven recipe site created by Maggie Battista. After hosting pop-up markets for 25,000+ guests, Maggie is now focused on opening her first permanent Eat Boutique–a food-retail concept space with a new way to the very best food. Her second cookbook, A New Way to Food: Recipes That Revamped My Pantry & Made Me Love Me, At Last, will be published by Roost Books/Penguin Random House in 2019. Her first cookbook, Food Gift Love, features more than 100 food gift recipes to make, wrap, and share and is available wherever you find favorite cookbooks.