Breakfast / Brunch Recipes

Few people enjoy a proper breakfast more than I do. This is a list of many of the best breakfast and brunch recipes I’ve discovered over the years. Some are quick grab-and-go recipes, others are for when you have more time.

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A Big, Crunchy, Better Breakfast Cereal

A Big, Crunchy, Better Breakfast Cereal

This is going to make your mornings better. Dump entire boxes of healthy cereal into your biggest bowl, add extra oats, oat bran, ground flax seeds, and freeze-dried berries. Now you have lots of breakfasts ready to go.

New-fashioned Oatmeal Pancakes

New-fashioned Oatmeal Pancakes

If you love oatmeal, these need to be your next pancake adventure. They're like a delicious oatmeal porridge in pancake form. Made with toasted walnuts and blueberries - dairy-free, egg-free batter.

Zucchini Ricotta Cheesecake

Zucchini Ricotta Cheesecake

A savory, summertime ricotta cheesecake recipe made with shredded zucchini, dill, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. Perfect picnic or brunch fare.

Crunchy Breakfast Magic - One Cereal & Five Ideas

Crunchy Breakfast Magic - One Cereal & Five Ideas

With crispy quinoa, puffed brown rice, chia, hemp, and flax seeds, this is a favorite nutritious homemade breakfast cereal blend. The recipe is written so you dump all the ingredients in a quart-sized jar, shake, and go.

Coconut Baked Oatmeal

Coconut Baked Oatmeal

An extra special baked oatmeal - banana, coconut, vanilla, coconut milk, and some winter citrus, all baked into fragrant, golden-topped magic.

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A Glow-promoting, Luminizing Breakfast Beauty Bowl

A Glow-promoting, Luminizing Breakfast Beauty Bowl

Highlighting a few skin-friendly superstars in this Luminizing Breakfast Beauty Bowl - a mixed berry and chia smoothie base topped with a rainbow of seasonal ingredients.

Chia Breakfast Bowl

Chia Breakfast Bowl

A summery chia breakfast bowl - soak the chia seeds in your favorite nut milk, top with smashed berries, fresh passionfruit juice, pepitas, and big flakes of toasted coconut. A bit of bee pollen adds a boost and some pretty.

A Lesson in Juicing

A Lesson in Juicing

I inherited a professional juicer, juiced everything in sight, and learned a few things in the process.

Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

An updated look at the cinnamon buns I make for Christmas morning each year. Inspired by the recipe in Lotta Jansdotter's book, Handmade Living, these cinnamon buns are made from a cardamom-flecked, buttery yeast dough with a classic cinnamon-sugar swirl.

Grab & Go Chia Yogurt Parfait

Grab & Go Chia Yogurt Parfait

A favorite grab-and-go breakfast flecked with lots of nutritional chia seeds, and topped with berries and whatever you like for crunch. Takes two minutes tops to pull together.

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