Quick & Easy Breakfast Ideas

These tasty and portable recipes are just as delicious at the table or on the run. Enjoy a hearty morning meal with our step-by-step menu plans.


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Breakfast: Fresh and Fast

    These satisfying meal ideas will get you out the door in no time.

    -- Breakfast Pizza
    -- Breakfast Burrito Wraps
    -- Ham and Artichoke Burrito Wraps
    -- Turkey and Smoked Cheddar Burrito Wraps
    -- Cinnamon Breakfast Muffins

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Breakfast Pizza

    Try making this pizza for a satisfying Sunday breakfast or brunch, and then refrigerate leftover slices. On busy weekday mornings, reheat slices in the microwave, wrap them up, and take them to go.

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Breakfast Burrito Wraps

    No matter how you wrap them up, eggs, meat, and cheese are a winning way to start your day. The next six slides outline our favorite recipe variations and handy preparation tips.

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Ham and Artichoke Burrito Wraps

    For a more refined flavor combination, mix artichoke hearts with ham and Havarti cheese. You can amp up this easy recipe by substituting prosciutto for ham.

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Salami and Provolone Burrito Wraps

    This breakfast sandwich combines salami, provolone, basil, and roasted red pepper for an all-Italian take on the burrito wrap.

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Turkey and Smoked Cheddar Burrito Wraps

    Make the most of leftover turkey with this yummy burrito packed with smoked cheddar, spinach, and parsley. Our next three slides show how to get started cooking a basic breakfast burrito.

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Step 1: Adding Egg Mixture

    First, spoon the egg mixture down the center of each softened tortilla. The next two slides show the secrets to wrapping a perfect tortilla.

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Step 2: Beginning to Wrap Tortilla

    After spooning in the egg mixture in Step 1, fold the bottom edge of each tortilla up and over the egg mixture. Now you are ready to complete the burrito wrapping technique. Our next slide shows you how.

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Step 3: Wrapping Tortilla

    While holding the bottom of the tortilla over the egg mixture, fold the opposite sides of the tortilla in and over the egg mixture. Now your breakfast burrito is ready to grab and go.

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Cinnamon Breakfast Muffins

    Muffins freeze extremely well. Store these sweet treats in freezer bags in the freezer, and then thaw as needed, one by one, overnight in the refrigerator so they're ready to grab and go in the morning. These next four slides highlight the basic steps in the Cinnamon Breakfast Muffin recipe.

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Step 1: Making a Batter Well

    First, use a wooden spoon to gently push the flour mixture against the sides of the bowl to make a well. The next slide shows tricks for mixing new ingredients into the batter.

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Step 2: Mixing Muffin Batter

    After moving the flour mixture against the sides of the bowl in Step 1, stir the batter just until the ingredients are moistened. Be careful not to overmix, or the muffins will be peaked and have tunnels and a tough texture. Next, we show you how to transfer the Cinnamon Breakfast Muffin batter into the muffin cups.

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Step 3: Dropping Batter in Muffin Cups

    After mixing the muffin batter, use a small spatula to push the batter off the wooden spoon into the greased muffin cups. Step 4 reveals the secret to these sugary sweet muffins.

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Step 4: Topping Muffins

    After baking, immediately dip the tops of the hot muffins in the melted butter, then roll in the sugar-cinnamon mixture until well coated.

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Anyone Can Cook

    Anyone Can Cook is an innovative cookbook that encourages those new to the kitchen to make simple yet tasty meals, while providing the tools to move on to more complex recipes.

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