8 Breakfast Ideas to Try on Christmas Morning

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For most, Christmas morning is paired with strong coffee and a hearty breakfast to fuel a long day of gift giving and festive celebrations. Maybe you spend the morning watching your kids open their presents from Santa, or spend it low key with your special someone. Either way, there’s usually food involved that traditionally ends up being pretty basic.

If you’re tired of the same old bacon and sunny side up eggs on Christmas morning, try one of these fun and easy breakfast ideas! Whether it’s just you and the kids or the whole family, these meals are sure to please.

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Pumpkin Granola

Top this yummy fall-inspired pumpkin spiced granola on your favourite Greek yogurt on Christmas morning. The autumnal spices are perfect for the holiday season, and the easy-to- make recipe serves as a lighter and more nutritious meal option that will provide you with healthy energy all day.

Sarah E Crowder

Freezer-Friendly Spinach Feta Breakfast Wraps

Christmas morning can be hectic, which means preparing breakfast is the last thing you want to worry about – especially if you’re preparing to host dinner that evening! These freezer-friendly spinach and feta wraps can be made a few days before and popped into the freezer to stay fresh. Just thaw them the night before and heat up on Christmas Day!

Lauren Kelp

Two Ingredient Pancakes

We’re not kidding. These pancakes require two magic ingredients to create a healthy and tasty breakfast. Simply mash bananas together with eggs and pour into a pan as usual. Of course, you can add additional spices and toppings, like chocolate chips and fruit, but the base of these protein-packed flapjacks are super easy, and take the stress out of prepping.

Half Baked Harvest

Homemade Strawberry White Chocolate Pop Tarts

The holidays can bring out the kid in all of us, and this breakfast hits us with the nostalgic feels. Throwback to the days when you sat in front of the TV watching Saturday morning cartoons with these homemade pop tarts! Get into the festive spirit by cutting them into holiday shapes like stars or gingerbread men.


Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole

This delicious sweet potato breakfast casserole has all your favourite breaky foods baked into one dish. Best of all, you can prep this recipe in advance, freeze, and thaw the night before giving you more time to spend with your family on Christmas Day.

Kelli Foster

Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Bread Boats

These bread boats are sailing right into your belly for a hearty and tasty breakfast your whole family will love. All you have to do is stuff your favourite ingredients into hollowed-out baguettes and bake. They’re customizable and are fun and easy to make.

Carmen’s Kitchen

Eggnog Overnight Oats

If you want to keep the festive theme, try these eggnog overnight oats. Swap your traditional milk for the nog, then place in the fridge the night before for a ready-to-eat meal with a holiday twist. You can even grab-and-go if you have to get out of the house in a hurry.

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Egg & Toast Cups

Here’s an easy breakfast recipe you can prep while you make your holiday cookies and treats. These egg and toast cups require minimal effort, and can be personalized for each breakfast guest. Hosting someone who can’t eat dairy? Don’t add cheese to their cups. Have a meat lover who insist on only eating bacon with their eggs? Problem solved.

Bon appétit!