Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but sometimes you just want to forget about your meal prep and get outside to enjoy the glorious summer sunshine. Skipping breakfast is never a good idea, but just because you need to eat something doesn’t mean you have to spend an hour making it. For those days when you want to get out the door and enjoy the warm weather, try making one of these quick and easy recipes.

1. Mini Bagel Breakfast Sliders


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It’s tiny, it’s cute, and it’s carb-filled. What more could you ask for? Pack a couple of these bad boys for the road, and you’re ready to go.

2. Veggie Quiche Muffins


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Homemade breakfasts on the go are always a good idea. Whip up a batch of these tasty muffins and freeze them for later–you’ll have breakfast for weeks if you plan ahead.

3. Breakfast Pizza


Photo by Natsuko Mazany

We’ve all been there: it’s the morning after a series of late nights and you could care less what you eat, as long as it’s tasty and preps you for a day by the pool. Class up your cold pizza by making it into a breakfast pizza. It’s healthy if you add scrambled eggs, right?

4. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl


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Hate oatmeal? No problem. Swap out your boring oats for this epic sweet potato bowl instead.

5. Cinnamon Roll Waffles


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1 ingredient + 1 waffle iron = ridiculously simple cinnamon roll waffles.

6. Nutella Strawberry French Toast Roll-Ups


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These french toast roll-ups might look fancy, but they take less than 10 minutes to make. Feel free to customize your roll-ups with your favorite fruit and spread.

7. Healthy Breakfast Banana Split


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Don’t confuse healthy with boring, my friends–this breakfast banana split is sure to rock your world. The best part about it? You can make a second serving and not feel guilty about it.

8. 5-Minute Banana Pancake in a Mug


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You knew I had to include at least one mug recipe in this list. Pancakes are one of the best breakfast treats around, but they take time to make. You get the same flavor without the hassle with this banana pancake in a mug. 

9. Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats


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Overnight oats are the definition of quick and easy. Make this recipe the night before, and eat it on your way out the door, simple as that.

10. Delicious Summer Smoothie Bowls


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Smoothie bowls are another breakfast treat that are deceivingly easy to make. Blend up your favorite fruits, top with whatever’s stashed in your cabinets, and you’re ready for the day ahead.

11. 2-Ingredient Nutella-Stuffed Waffles


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To take these waffles up a notch, stuff some berries inside before cooking them in the waffle iron.

12. Green Tea & Berry Smoothie


Photo by Rachel Piorko

For a breakfast you can feel good about eating, try your hand at this refreshing green tea and berry smoothie. Packed with antioxidants, this smoothie will keep your skin radiant all summer long.

13. Protein-Packed Oatmeal 


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For those of you who are more inclined to take long hikes than lounge by the pool, this protein packed oatmeal recipe is just what you need. Keep your energy levels up all day by filling up before hitting the trails.

14. 3-Ingredient Turkey Apple Sausage


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This turkey apple sausage recipe comes together in less than 10 minutes and freezes beautifully for future meals.

15. Inexpensive Breakfast Tacos


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Whoever invented breakfast tacos was a genius. You get all the yumminess of huevos rancheros packed into a portable taco shell. Be sure and bring extras when you head out the door–your friends will definitely want one.

16. Avocado Baked Egg


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Avocados may be #basic, but this simple baked egg recipe is anything but. Pop your avocado into the oven when you wake up and it’ll be done by the time you’re done getting ready for the day.

17. Cinnamon Raisin Overnight Oats


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Overnight oats are too good not to have listed twice. If you prefer less sugary breakfasts, this recipe is for you.

18. 4-Minute French Toast in a Mug


Photo by Rebecca Siminov

Besides the fact that this french toast in a mug is absolutely beautiful, it’s also mighty tasty.

19. Basic Avocado Toast


Photo by Rachel Piorko

I’m sorry, I just had to. How can I not include avocado toast in a breakfast round-up? For all you avocado toast haters out there, try pimping out your morning toast with these suggestions.