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10 Quick Breakfast Ideas

Is breakfast an important meal? Well, yes, of course. But then why do people often skip breakfast? People often start their day without having breakfast because what they want to eat is not available or is too difficult to prepare. This decreases their productivity throughout the day and is a direct cause of various health issues.

Webring you ten quick breakfast ideas, so you never go out of easy options to make breakfast and can start your day in the healthiest manner possible.

Plain Pancakes

pancakes in a plate

Plain pancakes make for the quickest and the easiest-to-prepare breakfast. They only take ten minutes to prepare. To make pancakes, here are the ingredients you need: two cups of flour, two teaspoons of baking powder, a tablespoon of sugar, a couple of eggs, half a cup of milk, salt as per your requirement, some melted, cooled butter (optional) and some unmelted butter for cooking.

In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients. Then, beat eggs into ½ cup milk and stir in two tablespoons of the melted, cooled butter. Gently add this mixture into dry ingredients, mixing only enough to make a thick batter. Add two tablespoons of oil to a heated pan, pour the batter according to the size you want, and cook on a low flame. Cook until the second side is brown and serve with honey or maple sauce.

Scrambled eggs

scrambled eggs on a plate with slices of bread

Scrambled eggs are a favorite for breakfast. They are delicious and easy to make. Here is what you do: whisk two eggs, six tablespoons of single or full cream milk, and a pinch of salt. Now that the mixture is ready, take a nonstick pan (ideally), add some butter to it and let it melt. Pour the egg mixture into the pan, allowing it to cook for twenty seconds without stirring.

Now, stir with a wooden spoon and fold it over from the bottom of the pan. After ten seconds, stir again and fold to the other side. Repeat until the eggs are soft and scrambled. You can have these eggs with toasted bread.

Omelet/Cheese Omelet

omelet

When searching for ideas for a quick prep breakfast, one cannot ask for an easier or tastier item. Your requirements include two eggs, two tablespoons of milk, some butter, salt, and pepper. In a bowl, crack the eggs. Then add milk, salt, pepper, and beat the mixture with a fork. Add some butter to a heated pan and allow it to melt. Then add the egg mixture to the pan and, as it cooks, use a spatula to push the cooked parts from the edge to the center of the pan.

When the eggs are almost set but look moist, slide the spatula under one side of the omelet and fold over in a half sandwich. For a cheese omelet, add cheese before folding the omelet in half. Cook the folded omelet for ten minutes. Now you can have it with croissants or toasted bread.

Banana Bread

banana bread

For creating variety in your breakfast, banana bread is a good option. You need a cup of granulated sugar, eight tablespoons of unsalted butter, two eggs, three ripe bananas, one teaspoon ground cinnamon, some milk, one teaspoon flour, a teaspoon of baking powder, one teaspoon baking soda, and some salt. Preheat the oven to 325 °F and butter a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan. Whisk sugar and butter into a mixing bowl until fluffy.

In a small bowl, add the eggs one at a time and beat them, then add mashed bananas (mash using a fork), milk, cinnamon and mix it all. Take another bowl and mix flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Add the banana mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and stir until combined. Then add dry ingredients and mix everything well until you have a thick batter.

Pour the batter into the pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Set aside to cool and serve the slice with a cup of tea.

Breakfast Burritos

burritos

Are you someone who loves burritos for breakfast? We have got you covered. To start, you need the following ingredients: three tablespoons of vegetable oil, four cups of frozen shredded hash brown potatoes,  two eggs, half bowl of chopped green chilies, half teaspoon salt, half teaspoon pepper,five to six fully cooked breakfast sausages, six flour tortillas for burritos, and two cups shredded cheese.

Take a nonstick pan and heat two tablespoons of oil over medium heat. Then add frozen brown hash potatoes in a layer and press them down lightly. Cook potatoes for 7-8 minutes until brown, then transfer them to a bowl. In another bowl, transfer everything else and mix them well with a blender. Over medium-high heat, cook sausages for 2 to 3 minutes until brown. Stir in the egg mixture and cook for 2 to 3 more minutes until scrambled.

To assemble burritos, add a line of hash browns in the center of tortillas using a spoon. Top with the cheese and egg sausage mixture. Secure the filling by rolling up the tortillas tightly. Microwave for 2 to 3 minutes, and it’s ready.

Chicken Sandwich

a chicken sandwich

Among easy breakfast ideas, this sandwich tops the list. For a chicken sandwich, you need two tablespoons of mayonnaise, one tablespoon of pepper, two slices of bread, one capsicum, and lettuce. Add boiled, shredded chicken pieces in a bowl and add mayonnaise and pepper to it. Mix it thoroughly. Spread the mixture on a bread slice. Now chop capsicum and lettuce into small cubes. Put them on the slice. Put another slice on top of it. You may cut it into two parts and serve with tomato ketchup.

Oats

a cup of cooked oats

If you want to eat oats for breakfast, you are going to need a cup of rolled oats, two cups of unsweetened almond milk, a medium banana – mashed, half teaspoon of vanilla extract, half teaspoon of ground cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Mix all the ingredients into a small saucepan and turn the heat to medium flame. When it starts to boil, turn the heat down and continue stirring for 3-5 minutes as the oatmeal cooks. Once oatmeal is at its required consistency, remove from heat, and serve immediately.

Fruit Salad

two bowls of assorted, diced fruit

If you love fruits, this is the perfect recipe for you.  For a fruit salad, you require bananas, apples, pomegranate seeds, guavas, grapes, and some cream. Cut up all the fruit and mix them together. Add cream to it and sprinkle some black pepper, salt, and a bit of sugar. Mix it well and serve.

Waffle

two waffles on a plate

To make waffles, you need two cups of flour, one tablespoon of sugar, one tablespoon of baking powder, a little salt, one-third of a spoon of buttermilk, two large eggs, half a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and a half cup of melted butter. Preheat the waffle iron.  In a bowl, mix sugar, flour,salt, and baking powder. Now addeggs, buttermilk, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Stir well and then cook in a preheated waffle maker for 10 minutes until they have a nice brown color. Serve hot with syrup, fresh berries, or whipped cream.

Muffins

two muffins on top of each other

Muffins make our last item for the quick prep breakfast list. To prepare muffins, we need two cups of flour, half a cup of sugar, one tablespoon of baking powder, half a teaspoon of salt, two beaten eggs, half cup of oil, and a half cup of milk. Preheat the oven to 400º F.

In a bowl, combine sugar, flour, salt, baking powder, and mix. Add eggs, oil, and milk and mix. Don’t beat it! Line a 12-cup muffin tin and spray with cooking spray.Scoop into the tin and bake for 15-20 minutes or just until golden brown and serve with butter and jam.

Conclusion

Among food items that make up easy breakfast ideas, we have tried to provide you with enough details and choices that can help you prepare a breakfast that’s convenient for you.

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