23 Breakfast Recipes That Would Make Dad Proud


Start your day off right with these filling, hearty breakfast dishes. These recipes are packed with protein and every dad's favorite food: bacon. Featuring Corned Beef Hash and Smothered Green Chile Breakfast Burritos, these breakfast recipes are mouth-watering and delicious. Your dad would be proud you made them, and he'll want a bite or two!

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Egg, Hash Brown & Bacon Breakfast Skillet

Egg, Hash Brown & Bacon Breakfast Skillet

This breakfast skillet is reminiscent of the hashbrown bowl at Waffle House. It's filling and tastes decadent, but is still a pretty low-calorie breakfast. Be sure to use a large skillet because although it may seem too big for the amount of ingredients, you need the surface area to get your potatoes crispy (overcrowding your skillet will just steam them). Source: EatingWell.com, October 2019

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Corned Beef Hash


A comforting dish with a healthier profile. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 1998

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Egg & Bacon Pancake Breakfast Wraps


Maple syrup sweetens up this easy grab-and-go breakfast wrap that adults and kids alike will love. The batter for the pancake is spread thin in the pan like a crepe for easy rolling. Source: EatingWell.com, November 2017

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Ham and Broccoli Breakfast Casserole

Ham and Broccoli Breakfast Casserole

Prepare this easy ham and broccoli casserole the evening before, and in the morning just pop it in the oven for a delicious breakfast. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Sheet-Pan Egg Sandwiches for a Crowd


Hosting a crowd for the holidays or another occasion? Forget cooking individual servings of eggs and make these easy sheet-pan egg sandwiches instead. One batch makes enough bacon, egg, cheese and vegetable sandwiches to serve 12 people in the time you'd normally spend prepping breakfast for one or two people. Source: EatingWell.com, July 2019

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Bacon & Egg Breakfast Tacos


Breakfast tacos are quintessential morning eats in Austin, but with this breakfast taco recipe you can enjoy them wherever you are. The smoky, earthy ancho chile salsa is what makes these extra-special, though for a quicker weekday breakfast, feel free to swap in your favorite store-bought salsa. Source: EatingWell Magazine, April 2019

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Triple-Grain Flapjacks


Cornmeal, rolled oats, and wheat flour are the trio of grains in these pancakes. Chopped dried cherries or cranberries are also good choices in place of the optional blueberries or currants. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Egg-Stuffed Breakfast Potatoes


A make-ahead breakfast perfect for camping or a busy morning--just reheat over campfire coals or in the microwave. Filled with red bell pepper, eggs and cheese, these russet potato boats are bursting with flavor for a breakfast you'll be excited to wake up for. Source: EatingWell.com, July 2017

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Bacon, Cheddar & Chive Omelet

In this satisfying healthy breakfast recipe, bacon and cheese are tucked into the omelet. The key to this omelet is cooking the eggs over low heat so the curds set up nice and soft. A splash of milk in the eggs is added insurance to keep the omelet from turning rubbery. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2016

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Banana-Stuffed French Toast

Making French toast for the family doesn't have to mean lots of last-minute fuss--not if you make this mouthwatering health-minded baked version that's stuffed with banana. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Make-&-Take Breakfast Sausage Sandwich

Skip the fast-food take-out sandwich and pack your own the next time you're in a hurry! This scrumptious cheesy breakfast sandwich mixes savory turkey sausage with sweet chutney and takes just minutes to make. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Quick Pastrami Hash & Eggs


When we're in a hurry, we love to have breakfast for dinner. Precooked diced potatoes--available in the refrigerated section of most supermarkets--help make this pastrami hash ultra-fast. (If you have leftover cooked potatoes, use about 3 cups diced cooked potatoes instead.) Serve with rye toast and sautéed spinach. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2011

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Bacon and Blueberry Topped Waffle

Kick off a special day with a special whole grain waffle topped with blueberries, bacon, pecans and maple syrup. It takes just a few minutes to whip up. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Smothered Green Chile Breakfast Burritos

These breakfast burritos, packed with potatoes, bacon and scrambled eggs then topped with green chile sauce and Cheddar cheese, are a satisfying way to start your day. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2010

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Green Eggs & Ham Bagel Breakfast Sandwich


This healthy bagel breakfast-sandwich recipe, with layers of ham, Swiss cheese, egg and spinach, is ready in just 5 minutes and can be wrapped up to eat on the go. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2013

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Bacon & Tomato Scramble


Instead of plain, boring scrambled eggs, try this jazzed up version! Extra egg whites provide added protein, and fresh spinach, turkey bacon, juicy tomatoes and fresh basil deliver gorgeous color and tantalizing taste. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Sausage-Mushroom Breakfast Casserole

Have a houseful of guests? Let them sleep in while you prepare this hearty breakfast strata. Cubes of a whole-grain baguette soak up the egg and milk mixture and are combined with smoked turkey sausage, sweet peppers, onions and mushrooms in this crowd-pleasing dish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Banana-Chocolate Chip Pancakes


This healthy whole-grain buttermilk pancake recipe adds mini-chocolate chips and mashed banana to the 100% whole-wheat flour base. If you want to experiment with different types of whole grains, replace up to 1/2 cup of the whole-wheat flour with cornmeal, oats and/or buckwheat flour. Or add extra fiber and healthy omega-3 fats by adding up to 3 tablespoons of ground flaxseed or chia seeds. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2014

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Vegetable-Filled Omelets


Enjoy this vegetable omelet for breakfast or dinner. Pair it with potatoes or slice of toast for a complete meal. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Potato, Sausage and Egg Breakfast

This delicious, hearty breakfast takes almost no effort to prepare. This recipe will cook overnight in a slow cooker and all you need to do in the morning is prepare the poached eggs. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Sheet-Pan Pancakes

Sheet-Pan Pancakes

Pancakes are a weekend brunch necessity (mimosas, too), but making them for a crowd is time-consuming. Instead, bake four kinds of pancakes--peanut butter, chocolate chip, raspberry and blueberry--at once with this easy sheet-pan pancake recipe. Making several different pancakes in one batch means you can easily please your whole brunch party, including yourself! Source: EatingWell.com, March 2019

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Sausage and Sweet Pepper Hash

Sweet peppers and thyme add a twist to this classic American breakfast side dish. Serve it with an egg and whole-wheat toast to start your day off right. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Denver Omelet Sandwiches

This egg sandwich recipe with flavorful Canadian bacon and crunchy bell pepper is a perfect healthy breakfast-for-dinner candidate. For an evening meal, serve with roasted potatoes and a tomato salad. For breakfast, just add a cup of coffee or tea and you're good to go. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2015

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