11 Recipes That Will Make You Want To Slow Down And Have Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? So don't sell yourself short with a granola bar or smoothie — you deserve a hearty and delicious morning meal. Maybe you're not hungry in the morning or just don't have enough time, but we have recipes that will make you want to slow down and have a sit-down breakfast.

Walking into IHOP and seeing a stack of pancakes makes your stomach rumble. You can have that same decadent and delicious dish right at home. Go over the top with Snickers Pancakes. Just chop up four or five mini Snickers bars and incorporate them into the batter, then top with loads of whipped cream and more candy.

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Slow down and enjoy waffles with fruit — the batter doesn't take long to make, and you can turn it into a berry waffle sandwich with jam and cream cheese. A few other recipes that are well worth the time they take to make are breakfast pizzas, eggs Benedict, and baked oatmeal.

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day," according to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. "Breakfast provides you with the energy and nutrients that lead to increased concentration." Even if you're busy, breakfast should be a priority. Take an extra 30 minutes to whip up grilled steak with eggs and home fries — it's well worth it.

Banana Pancakes

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson has a song dedicated to banana pancakes, and rightfully so. There's something about banana pancakes that's homey and comforting. It's a pancake that signifies loved ones and long weekends. This recipe will quickly be your go-to when you "pretend it's the weekend now," as Johnson puts it. For the Banana Pancakes recipe, click here.

Berry Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

This tasty breakfast treat is wonderful to enjoy on the couch or at the table with your family. Make it with your favorite fruits, jams, and cream cheese. For the Berry Waffle Breakfast Sandwich recipe, click here.