The Ultimate Breakfast Recipe Round-Up

Words: Emma Nkunzana

If you’re looking for an excuse to get out of bed we have more than 20 and they all revolve around delicious breakfast recipe ideas. Get up and get cooking!

Choose your Favourite Breakfast Recipe Right Here

Breakfast takes on many shapes and forms, from sweet to savoury, eggs to porridge and everything in-between. Make your way through this list to try them all!

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

For when you are expecting the queen to pop in, these classic dishes will have guests bowled over at your level of sophistication.

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Classic Eggs Benedict

It’s a classic breakfast recipe for a reason.

GET THIS CLASSIC EGGS BENEDICT RECIPE

Welsh Rarebit with Crispy Bacon & Soft Boiled Eggs

Cheesy goodness, add bacon and a soft egg and you have the trifecta.

GET THIS WELSH RAREBIT WITH BACON RECIPE

Pork Rasher & Rosti Breakfast

Adding a potato rosti to a Benedict is one way to level it up. Adding pork rashers… well now, that’s just downright indulgent.

RECIPE FOR PORK RASHER & ROSTI BREAKFAST

Avocado Benedict

We are a healthy dollop of creamy avocado to this classic Benedict.

RECIPE FOR SMASHED AVO BENEDICT


Something Different…

Shake up your routine with these fab ways to break your fast.

EGG, BACON AND CHEESE BREAKFAST MUFFINS

These cheesy bacon muffins have a whole egg baked into the centre, making them the perfect grab-and-go breakfast or ideal for road trips.

GET THE EGG, BACON AND CHEESE BREAKFAST MUFFIN RECIPE

Turkish Eggs

Once you’ve tried these eggs, you’ll find it hard to go back to eating them any other way!

RECIPE FOR TURKISH EGGS

THE ULTIMATE WHIPPED AVOCADO & CREAM CHEESE TOAST

If you thought avo toast was delicious, wait until you taste it with the addition of whipped cream cheese and some crunchy toppings.

RECIPE FOR THE ULTIMATE WHIPPED AVOCADO & CREAM CHEESE TOAST

VEGAN FLAPJACKS WITH WHIPPED COCONUT CREAM AND BERRY COULIS

We love these flapjacks drenched in maple syrup, with a cloud of coconut cream and the sweetness of berry coulis. If these don’t get you out of bed, nothing will!

RECIPE FOR VEGAN FLAPJACKS WITH WHIPPED COCONUT CREAM AND BERRY COULIS


We do eat green eggs…

Supercharge your breakfast with some spinach.

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Spinach & Ricotta Patties

These LCHF patties are super nutritious and will keep you feeling fuller for longer.

GET THIS SPINACH AND RICOTTA PATTIES RECIPE

Spinach & Egg Nests

A healthy way to start your day.

GET THIS SPINACH AND EGGS NEST RECIPE

Avocado breakfast recipes
Avocado breakfast recipes

Avo Smoothie Bowl with Chia Seeds, Granola Dust and Berries

Lovely ripe avos make the most delicious smoothies. Served in a bowl customised with any seasonal topping and your day will be off to a great start! See our round-up other smoothie recipes here.

RECIPE FOR AVO SMOOTHIE BOWL WITH CHIA SEEDS

Corn & Buttermilk Waffles Topped with Shaved Avocado & Avo Cream

The buttermilk in these waffles makes for a lighter-than-air waffle, letting the crunchy corn shine. What better way to top this breakfast off than with some shaved avo and avo cream?

RECIPE FOR CORN & BUTTERMILK WAFFLES


Let’s Hash it Out

Hash, derived from the French word to chop (‘hacher’), is a great way to repurpose your leftovers. Refrying the starch makes it super crisp; topped with a soft egg and you’ll be singing.

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Rustic Smoky Breakfast Hash with Gammon

This recipe calls for gammon, but a smoked pork rasher will work just as well. Delish!

GET THIS RUSTIC SMOKEY HASH RECIPE

LCHF Aubergine Tomato Pumpkin Breakfast Hash

A lighter, no-carb version of a breakfast hash that is great if you are wanting to start your day off with something less heavy.

GET THIS PUMPKIN BREAKFAST HASH RECIPE


Breakfast Tartlets

Tartlets are great for breakfast on the go. Plus they don’t have to be carb heavy, we have a tart for all diets.

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Breakfast Tartlets

These little tarts are filled with creamed spinach and topped with a poached egg and easy Hollandaise sauce.

GET THIS BREAKFAST TARTLET RECIPE

Bacon & Egg Tartlets

A good old breakfast combo of bacon and eggs, made all the more delicious with the inclusion of pastry.

GET THIS BACON AND EGG TARTLET RECIPE

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Creamed Spinach, Lamb & Egg Cups

A great way to use leftover lamb for breakfast the next day.

GET THIS CREAMED SPINACH, LAMB AND EGG CUPS RECIPE

Baked Eggs in Avocados with Salmon

Baked avos are totally delicious and topped with salmon they make for a super nourishing start to your morning.

GET THIS BAKED EGGS RECIPE

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Baked Brown Mushroom Breakfast Surprise

Mushrooms are full of natural umami flavour and this recipe is a great no-carb alternative to using toast or English muffins.

GET THIS BAKED BROWN MUSHROOM RECIPE

Goats Cheese & Parma Ham Egg Cups with Tarragon Hollandaise

Tarragon adds a unique flavour to this Hollandaise sauce – totally yum.

GET THIS GOATS CHEESE AND PARMA HAM RECIPE


Around the world…

Still, think that the English Breakfast is the only breakfast? Try these.

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Dessert for Breakfast

Sometimes you feel like breakfast for dinner, and sometimes you feel for some sweets for breakfast. There’s no shame.

CHIA & CHOCOLATE AVOCADO BREAKFAST CUPS

This decadent chocolate avocado chia cup may just be our favourite brekkie of all time. Delicious, filling and full of healthy fats…

RECIPE FOR CHIA & CHOCOLATE AVOCADO BREAKFAST CUPS

Milk Tart Chia Pudding Cups

When we said dessert for breakfast, we weren’t kidding.

RECIPE FOR MILK TART CHIA PUDDING CUPS

 

Apple, Cinnamon & Pecan Nut Puff Pastry Rolls

The smell of toasty nuts and cinnamon is enough to get anyone out of bed.

RECIPE FOR APPLE CINNAMON & PECAN NUT PUFF PASTRY ROLLS

Easter Hot Cross Bun French Toast

A decadent breakfast that will become an Easter morning family favourite.

RECIPE FOR EASTER HOT CROSS BUN FRENCH TOAST


Are you ducking crazy?

Um, no we not, substitute chicken eggs with duck for when you want über flavour and richness.

Duck Egg, Crispy Bacon & Rocket Sandwich

This might just be the ultimate hangover breakfast.

GET THIS DUCK EGG, BACON AND ROCKET SANDWICH RECIPE

Slow Cooked Duck Egg with Prosciutto & Pea Purée

This is a sophisticated way to start your day.

GET THIS SLOW COOKED DUCK EGG RECIPE


A is for… Asparagus

This versatile veg is in season for most of the year so these brekkies are wins. Plus, eating greens for breakfast can only be good, right?

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Poached Egg with Deep Fried Asparagus

Poaching eggs is one of those things that everyone should know how to do. Master the method by practising this dish – yum!

GET THIS POACHED EGG WITH DEEP FRIED ASPARAGUS RECIPE

Asparagus, Parma Ham & Poached Egg Bruschetta With Truffle Infused Olive Oil

Add a little something extra to your breakfast by brushing your toast with truffle infused olive oil – it adds a wonderful nuttiness.

GET THIS PARMA HAM AND POACHED EGG BRUSCHETTA RECIPE

Breakfast recipe
Breakfast recipe

Asparagus & Poached Egg with Bearnaise Sauce

This is a vegetarian version of a Benedict style dish. All of the veggies and none of the meat.

GET THIS POACHED EGG WITH BEARNAISE SAUCE RECIPE

Welsh Rarebit with Grilled Asparagus & Roasted Tomatoes

Welsh Rarebit is a classic breakfast dish that has been around for ages. Although no rabbits are used in the making of this dish, it is true that the word rarebit is derived from the word rabbit, although no-one seems to really know why!

GET THIS WELSH RAREBIT RECIPE

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4 comments

  1. This article is great, but I always eat low carb cereal for breakfast. Please publish a similar article for LUNCH

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