Thanksgiving Day can be chaotic, and breakfast isn’t always top of mind. Start your day strong with one of these protein-packed, energy-boosting breakfasts. They all come together in under 20 minutes, so you can quickly fuel up while your pie is baking or the potatoes are simmering.
Inspired by the ultimate Thanksgiving dessert, these pumpkin parfaits from Eat This, Not That are a great way to jump-start your morning. With layers of fresh granola, canned pumpkin, and vanilla Greek yogurt topped with a maple drizzle, this jarred delight will get you in the holiday spirit. Want to spice it up? Add a pinch of cayenne pepper for some additional flavor!
Keeping kitchen mess minimal before the big cooking marathon is the goal, and Healthful Blondie makes that happen with this shakshuka recipe, a one-pan Middle Eastern egg bake. Ready in 20 minutes or less it’s packed with vegetables like zucchini, peppers, onion, and tomato.
You don’t even need to cook breakfast at all on Thanksgiving morning if you opt to make these egg muffins from Dinner at the Zoo ahead of time and keep them in the fridge (for 3 to 4 days) until ready to serve. Loaded with bacon, cheddar, and spinach, they’re super easy to make and you can customize them with whatever protein, cheese, and veggies you have on hand.
The thing we love about this recipe from Food Matters is that it calls for only TWO ingredients: eggs and bananas. So if you’re looking to make breakfast in a pinch, this low-carb, gluten-free option is the perfect plate, which you can then jazz up with your favorite toppings, like berries, maple syrup, or a smear of almond butter.
We all adore avocado toast, but this mashup from Martha Stewart is all about adding that egg for a buttery, savory, and protein-packed tartine to get you through the morning! Enjoy over a slice of nutty multigrain bread.
This silky smoothie from The Roasted Root is packed with nutrients to energize your day. We love the chia seeds sprinkled on top for a little bit of texture!
This customizable breakfast from Sailor Bailey is a family favorite. Toasty bagels make an easy toad-in-the-hole breakfast and can be topped with whatever veggies and cheese you have on hand. Plus, it all comes together on a baking sheet, so you can feed the whole family without minimal dishes.
More of a sweet and creamy breakfast person? We have just the recipe for you. These overnight oats from Cooking Light are topped with a quick berry compote. Even when it’s not berry season, you can whip this up quickly with whatever frozen fruit you have on hand.
We Texans love a good breakfast taco. This recipe from Love & Lemons is packed with greens and fresh herbs and finished with a quick mango salsa. Don’t have time to make your own? Pick up your favorite fresh salsa from the produce aisle of your local grocery store.