What to Make for Breakfast: Ideas for Delicious and Simple Dishes

In the morning, when there is no time at all to prepare a complicated breakfast, there is a great need to make it quick, but as healthy and tasty as possible. Let’s share some useful tips and tricks.

It’s no secret that breakfast should be simple, but hearty. Thus, nutritionists advise replenishing in the morning 20% of the daily expenditure of energy. At the same time for the preparation of breakfast, we always have a minimum of time, and now we also have the light off in Ukraine, which often falls in the morning.

What to cook for breakfast quickly and healthily and how to make breakfast without lights out nourishing and hot – we share a few best practices.

Breakfast Ideas

The most popular type of breakfast is eggs in all its forms. And so, what to make for breakfast eggs to be tasty and not ordinary?

Scrambled eggs with bacon


  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Cheese
  • Onions
  • Salt, pepper, and other spices to taste

Take eggs (as many as you need for your family). Chop onion finely. Grate cheese on a grater. In a pan, fry the bacon, and onion, and beat the eggs. Pepper, salt, and add your favorite spices (very fragrant with basil). Put on low heat. Add grated cheese 2-3 minutes before it is ready. Bon appetit!

The hardest thing to please children with breakfast! Little gourmands are still those harmful customers! But wise parents will definitely find a way out of the situation, and we’ll help them in this a little bit! And so, what to make for breakfast baby, if time is short, and the child demands to eat?

Omelet in a cup


  • 1-2 eggs
  • 100 ml of milk
  • Greens, spices to taste

Take a normal mug (200-300 ml), beat an egg in it, and add milk, salt, spices, and herbs to taste (dill and parsley are great). If your child does not mind, you can add grated cheese and finely chopped bell peppers. Whisk the mixture with a fork and place in the microwave for 2-4 minutes. Voila, breakfast is ready!

What to make for breakfast without light and gas

In the realities of war in Ukraine, you have to adapt to different conditions. Because of Russian missile strikes, Ukrainians have to learn to live with limited electricity. So, what to eat for breakfast if there is no light in the house? In this case, sandwiches will help you out!

Egg pâté sandwich


  • 4-5 eggs
  • 2 melted cheese
  • mayonnaise or sour cream
  • green onion
  • salt, and pepper to taste

Boil the eggs in advance (when there is light!), and grate them on a coarse grater. Do the same with melted cheese. Season with mayonnaise (or sour cream). Add onions and spices to taste. Now you can spread it on bread or croutons and enjoy a hearty and simple breakfast.

Also at the time of rolling blackouts in Ukraine, we advise stocking up on products that do not require cooking: preserves (sprats, pate), ready-made spreads: hummus, babaganoush, peanut butter, or chocolate paste.

In addition, let’s discover the secret, green or plain roasted buckwheat can be soaked in water in advance for 6 – 8 hours (overnight). It will swell and be ready to eat in the morning, which will make it much easier to prepare breakfast for your family.

Now you know the best things to eat for breakfast, how to organize breakfast without lights, and even what to make your child for breakfast. We’re sure your mornings will be more productive with our tips.

We also suggest paying attention to how to make soup taste rich and why broth doesn’t work.

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Written by Emma Miller

I am a registered dietitian nutritionist and own a private nutrition practice, where I provide one-on-one nutritional counseling to patients. I specialize in chronic disease prevention/ management, vegan/ vegetarian nutrition, pre-natal/ postpartum nutrition, wellness coaching, medical nutrition therapy, and weight management.

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