29 Brunch Recipes to Eat Your Way Through National Breakfast Month

There's no question that breakfast is one of the most beautiful things about being alive. It's the silver lining when you have to get up early. It's the savory-sweet comfort of a Saturday morning, and the gluttonous heaven of your every brunch desire. So you can understand why September, also known as National Breakfast Month, is one of our favorite months of the year. A whole month dedicated to celebrating the beauty that is the Belgian waffle topped in whipped cream and syrup? Yeah. We can definitely get on board with that.

We're betting you love breakfast just as much as we do, so we've put together a list of all of breakfast's best recipes to help you start your day off right. From breakfast pizza to Eggs Benedict topped with avocado hollandaise, there's more than enough here to eat your way through the rest of breakfast month. Enjoy!

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by Hillary Eaton


This delightful Mexican breakfast dish from A Cozy Kitchen combines eggs, freshly fried tortilla chips, and tasty, slow simmered salsa.

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S'mores Cinnamon Rolls

If you already thought cinnamon rolls were good, Crepes of Wrath shows you how to make them even better by adding a s’mores element into the mix. Oh yeah.

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Roasted Red Potato and Gorgonzola Quiche

Naturally Ella’s roasted red potato and gorgonzola quiche is the perfect breakfast if you’re looking for some comfort food.

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Mashed Potato, Cheddar, and Chive Waffles

As Joy the Baker shows us, waffles don’t always have to be sweet. In fact, they can be comprised of mashed potatoes, cheddar, and chives. Yes, please!

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Cured Salmon Toast

Breakfast isn’t the same without a little cured salmon. Make like The Effortless Chic and dress yours up fancy with red onion, egg, and caper-laden toast.

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Eggs in a French Toast Basket

Eggs in a basket gets even more complex with Willow Bird Baking’s delicious French toast take.

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Biscuit Donuts with Naturally Colored Glaze

Choosing between biscuits and donuts? Impossible. My Name is Yeh has made sure that you never have to again thanks to her naturally glazed hybrid pastries.

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Roti Canai

Go Malaysian with your meal by trying the traditional breakfast dish of Roti Canai (pronounced “rho-tee chan-ai”) from Malaysian Food Ambassador to the U.S., Christina Arokiasamy.

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Arugula Scramble with Kale Pesto

Love and Lemons shows you a simple way to get your morning fix of greens and protein with her arugula kale pesto scramble.

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Buttermilk Apple Pancakes with Apple Toffee Balsamic Maple Syrup

Adventures in Cooking tops her buttermilk apple pancakes with apple toffee balsamic maple syrup to achieve pancake heaven.

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Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict and smoked salmon make for a happy marriage in Damn Delicious’ tasty breakfast dish.

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Barley Crepes with Yogurt and Cinnamon Honey Bananas

Make your crepes with barley, stuff them with yogurt and cinnamon-honey bananas like Naturally Ella, and then thank us later.

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The Shiksa’s take on the traditional Shakshuka is a great one-pot dish for a quick breakfast that still packs a lot of flavor.

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Shrimp and Grits

Steamy Kitchen’s shrimp and grits brings home a taste of the South in all the right ways.

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Homemade Croissants

Sometimes all you want for breakfast is a fresh, warm croissant. And if that’s the case, Confections of a Foodie Bride has just the recipe to follow.

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Mexican Corn and Chorizo Pancakes with Fried Egg

If you’re in the mood for some savory pancakes to start your day off, Climbing Grier Mountain has exactly what you’re looking for in the form of Mexican corn and chorizo fried egg topped pancakes.

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Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl

Get your grain fix with Oh She Glows’ perfectly crunchy chia seed breakfast bowl.

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Sweet Corn Eggs Benedict with Avocado Hollandaise

How Sweet It Is has found a way to make Eggs Benedict even more amazing than it was before. Two words: Avocado hollandaise.

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Earl Grey Oatmeal with Cardamon and Honey Cream

A Better Happier St. Sebastian’s oatmeal is laden with floral earl grey, cardamon, and topped with a sumptuous honey cream creating a little bowl of perfection.

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Bacon and Egg Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

If you want a breakfast sandwich, look no further than I Am a Food Blog’s monstrous bacon and egg grilled cheese sandwich.

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Braised Lemon, Leek, and Pancetta Beans on Toast

This tweak on the traditional British breakfast of beans on toast from The Gouda Life is elevated with braised lemon, leek, and pancetta.

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Honeyed Grapefruit Yogurt Parfait with Popped Amaranth

The Kitchn tops her citrusy sweet breakfast parfaits with popped amaranth for just the right amount of texture.

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Eggs Benedict with Blender Hollandaise

Arugula and prosciutto are the star of Foodie Crush’s blender hollandaise-covered Eggs Benedict, and we’re more than OK with that.

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Spam and Eggs

Pass the Sushi gives you a glimpse at a Hawaiian style breakfast with this staple of Spam and eggs. Aloha!

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Pulled Pork Pancakes with Bourbon Syrup

If you want to go full out to celebrate National Breakfast Month, then I Am a Food Blog’s pulled pork pancakes with bourbon syrup is probably the most indulgent and delicious thing you can find.

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Matcha Mango Smoothie

Love and Lemons gets your day off to a healthy start with this fresh matcha mango smoothie.

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Sourdough Breakfast Pizza

Thanks to Crepes of Wrath, you’ll never have to pick between pizza or breakfast ever again.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

The Comfort of Cooking knows that sometimes all you need to start your day off is a cup of coffee and a delicious slice of lemon poppy seed bread. Here’s the only recipe you need.

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Bacon Potato Poblano Skillet

Put your skillet to good use and make like Simply Scratch by cooking up a salty, savory, spicy bacon potato poblano combo.

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