3 Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

I’ve got three (+1!) recipes for you this hot, sweltering Sunday and for the week ahead.

If you don’t want to leave your bed or comfy couch to go out to brunch it’s really ok. I’ve got you.

Stay in and make one of these recipes:

1. Protein Pancakes – there are many ways to make your pancakes with real ingredients, more protein, and less of the fake stuff.

This Nutty Protein Banana Pancakes recipe can be adapted to your taste buds by swapping out banana for blueberries, using whole wheat flour instead of oatmeal, and skipping the maple syrup sauce for extra health points.

banana pancakes

2. Strawberries & Cream Oatmeal – this is so easy to make that it’s almost embarrassing that I’m posting a recipe on here.

All you need is oatmeal, sliced strawberries, cinnamon and a little cream or milk, if desired.

strawberries & cream oatmeal

3. Sriracha Shakshuka – This spicy shakshuka recipe packs a flavorful punch, but I cannot take all of the credit. It is adapted from The Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook, that you. must. buy. now.

I used eggs instead of the suggested tofu in the cookbook (the recipes are very vegan) to make this more like a traditional shakshuka recipe.

I added the following key ingredients: 4 eggs, 2 green peppers, 1 can of crushed red tomatoes, splash of sriracha sauce, 1/2 red onion, garlic, parsley, paprika, pepper, etc… make your own variation and let me know how it goes. This was delish.

Sriracha Shakshuka

I’ll leave you with one more: 

Healthy Huevos Rancheros – lately, this well-known Mexican dish has been a favorite brunching option for me. I decided that I could make this with a few of my own healthy ingredients and skip on the extra grease and fat.

What you will need to make this: soft tortillas, 2 eggs, sliced bell peppers (your choice), 1 jalapeño, handful of cherry tomatoes, sliced red onion (to your liking), 1/4 cup of black beans, handful of lettuce, and your choice to add cheese.

huevos rancheros

I hope this blog post inspires you to be creative in the kitchen, adapt to your tastes, and come up with your own unique recipes.

As always, leave me a comment or hit  Screen Shot 2015-08-16 at 11.00.03 AM on the button below if you enjoyed reading this post, and if it sparked a fire in you to make your own breakfast recipes!

Love always,

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23 Comments Add yours

  1. I was looking for breakfast recipes for the week and the huevos rancheros look good

    1. Thanks, I’m glad you liked it! I made it this morning instead of going out and it was so easy to make. Cook eggs, black beans, and veggies in a pan, scoop onto a small soft tortilla, and sprinkle on some of your favorite toppings.

  2. Great ideas here! I think I’ve made them all except the huevos rancheros. On my list now. Thanks!

    1. Thanks! You should make it! It’s healthy and filling.

  3. Alyssa Knee says:

    Those pancakes look so good! Im a sucker for pancakes 🙂

    1. Thanks so much. Me too! Always looking for new ways to make them.

  4. Ginger Smith says:

    Breakfast is my LEAST favorite meals to prepare for. These recipes will definitely help. Thanks!

    1. I hear you. Let me know how it turns out!

  5. I love these ideas. I’m always looking for easy breakfast recipes. Thanks!

    1. Thank you so much. Check out my newest blog post for the sriracha shakshuka recipe!

  6. these all look so delicious!!

    1. Thank you! Let me know if you try it or if you need any recipes!

  7. Ariel says:

    Will definitely be trying these soon. Especially the Strawberries & Cream Oatmeal. Nice work. ❤ xo

  8. Great recipes! I know huevos rancheros are quick, easy, and delish!

  9. Brittany_WMSB says:

    My boyfriend LOVES Sriracha. I definitely need to try that recipe one morning. Thanks!

  10. Such great recipes! I am keen on trying the protein pancakes one day soon.
    Sammy @ http://Www.bargainbaglady.com {xx}

  11. Lindsey says:

    I love the idea of swapping out the bananas for some blueberries in those protein pancakes! I have so many frozen blueberries from this season. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  12. Yum! I will be trying that pancake recipe! 🙂

  13. Oooh I love sriracha! All of these look like great breakfast options 🙂

  14. Jonathan Key says:

    These are such beautiful pictures! Love list posts! Now I’m a bit hungry. Lol

  15. cavilleta says:

    I love breakfast! I could eat breakfast ALL DAY!!! Thanks for these recipes. They look so easy to make and they’re healthy too!

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