22 Quick Breakfast Ideas – Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes – The Pioneer Woman

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If there’s anyone who knows a thing or two about busy mornings, it’s Ree Drummond. Between filming her Food Network show, writing cookbooks, and keeping up with life on the ranch—it’s no wonder The Pioneer Woman is a fan of a quick breakfast recipes (and easy dinners, too). Whether it’s a grab-and-go breakfast sandwich, make-ahead oats, or a faster variation on Ree’s classic cinnamon rolls, this list of quick breakfast ideas has it all. And just because it’s quick, doesn’t mean it needs to be boring. Sure, packaged cereal and granola bars are fine if you’re in a pinch, but they’re not nearly as exciting as homemade breakfast recipes, like the huevos rancheros that take just 10 minutes of cooking time.
In fact, all of these recipes will take less than 60 minutes in total. Many of them are 30-minute meals and some are even ready in 5 minutes or less! Along with plenty of egg recipes, pancakes, and muffins, you’ll also find this list is full of healthy breakfast recipes to get you fueled up in just a matter of minutes. Try a protein-packed yogurt parfait, a breakfast salad, or one of the many smoothie recipes ahead. So, what are you waiting for? With all the time you’ll save thanks to these quick breakfast recipes, you might even be able to get a head start on preparing your family dinner.
These ranch-style eggs might look impressive, but they’re surprisingly easy to make thanks to canned black beans and quick sunny-side-up eggs. But you can always sub in scrambled or fried eggs if you prefer.
Get the Huevos Rancheros recipe.
Even with making your own homemade granola, this recipe comes together quickly! You can also prep the granola up to seven days ahead to use throughout the week.
Get the Yogurt Parfait recipe.
Five ingredients and five minutes is all it takes to make this comforting fall smoothie recipe. It’s perfect for back-to-school mornings.
Get the Pumpkin Smoothie recipe.
Pancakes generally only need about 2 minutes per side. That means you can have a stack of bursting blueberry pancakes in no time. Serve them up with the toppings of your choice—maple syrup, fresh fruit, or even whipped cream!
Get the Blueberry Pancakes recipe.
Quick, hearty, and easy to make ahead—these homemade sausage and egg bites are a Drummond family favorite. Ree even stashes them in the freezer to have on hand throughout the week.
Get Ree’s Individual Sausage Casseroles recipe.
You might not necessarily think of salad as being a quick breakfast idea, but it’s a healthy way to start the day. And thanks to the poached egg and everything bagel seasoning, it’ll taste just like breakfast, too.
Get the Breakfast Salad recipe.
Compared to classic cinnamon rolls, this casserole version comes together quickly. Since it uses refrigerated cinnamon roll dough, it doesn’t even need time to rise.
Get Ree’s Cinnamon Roll Casserole recipe.
You can customize these breakfast sandwiches based on your family’s preferences (or whatever you have on hand). Swap the mini croissants for English muffins or use bacon instead of ham. The options are endless.
Get the Make-Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches recipe.
Planning a family brunch but don’t want to spend all morning in the kitchen? These 30-minute waffles will feel like a special occasion without all the work.
Get Ree’s Lemon-Poppy Seed Waffles recipe.
Start your morning with something bright and healthy, like a watermelon smoothie made with fresh melon, strawberries, and Greek yogurt. Best of all, it’s ready in five minutes or less!
Get the Watermelon Smoothie recipe.
We love the combination of baked eggs, pesto, and crispy prosciutto. But we love the fact that it’s a hands-free breakfast even more!
Get the Prosciutto Breakfast Cups recipe.
This pancake recipe comes from Ladd’s grandmother, Edna Mae. She must have known a thing or two about quick (and delicious) breakfasts, too.
Get the Sour Cream Pancakes recipe.
You can make this sweet spread in just 10 minutes. Use it to slather on a slice of warm toast, muffins, or even pancakes.
Get Ree’s Strawberry Butter recipe.
Yes, you can make poached eggs, toasted English muffins, and homemade hollandaise sauce all in 25 minutes. The trick is Ree’s blender sauce recipe.
Get Ree’s Eggs Benedict recipe.
Quickly mix the ingredients together the night before and, when you wake up, you’ll have soft, flavorful overnight oats that are ready to go. You can top the jar with fresh berries, peanut butter, or nuts.
Get the Overnight Oats recipe.
“There’s nothing quicker or easier in life than whipping up a big skillet of scrambled eggs,” Ree says. Add some fresh veggies (and maybe a side of bacon) and breakfast is served.
Get Ree’s Veggie Scramble recipe.
Using plain yogurt in the batter for these homemade muffins not only adds a healthy spin, but it also helps keep the berries from sinking to the bottom. That’s a win-win!
Get the Strawberry Muffins recipe.
These quesadillas are stuffed with scrambled eggs, pinto beans, and gooey cheddar cheese. Serve them up with your favorite salsa or hot sauce to really kick start your day.
Get the Simple Breakfast Quesadillas recipe at Cookie and Kate.
This warm and comforting bowl of oatmeal is the next best thing to peach cobbler. It’s just as sweet, but it’s healthier and easier to make.
Get the Peach Oatmeal recipe at Grandbaby Cakes.
If you’ve never made eggs on a sheet pan before, this method will be a surprising delight! It can feed a crowd and also be served in a variety of ways. Try it on a slice of avocado toast or in a breakfast sandwich.
Get the Sheet Pan Eggs recipe at Feel Good Foodie.
Just like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, this smoothie recipe will be a hit with kids and adults of all ages. Plus, it’s filling enough to hold you over until lunch time.
Get the PB&J Smoothie recipe at Detoxinista.
These bakery-style blueberry corn muffins are easy enough to make in your own home. And, when you serve it up with a pat of warm butter, you’ll be so happy you did.
Get the One-Bowl Blueberry Corn Muffins recipe at Whisk It Real Gud.


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