8 Ways To Eat Cheese For Breakfast, So You Can Begin Every Morning In The Best Way Possible

There truly is nothing more satisfying in life than eating cheese — which is precisely why we need to start our mornings off on a positive note by finding new and creative ways to eat cheese for breakfast.

Do you crave the rich, sharp flavor of a shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano? Then cook up some Parmesan rosemary fried eggs. Prefer the smoothness of fresh ricotta? Try spreading it on your favorite toast, then sweetening it up with broiled strawberries and local honey. Feel loyal to your trusted cheddar? Melt it down and top it with egg, tomato, and ham for an irresistible breakfast pizza.

Whether baked, melted, crumbled, or fried, the following cheeeeeeesy breakfast and brunch recipes will undoubtedly give you the most delicious reasons to wake up everyday.

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Ham And Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

When it comes to grilled morning cheese, Foodie Crush prefers smoked Gouda for its rich hickory flavor and rapid melting ability. Get the full recipe, layer by cheesy layer.

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Strawberry Ricotta Toast

Step up your morning toast game with ricotta cheese and broiled strawberries. Use store-bought ricotta, or, if you’re feeling epicurious, learn how to make your own from scratch via The Little Epicurean.

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Breakfast Pizza

The best part of breakfast pizza? You can top it with anything you want — like mounds of glorious cheese. Budget Bytes tops her cheesy morning dough with tomatoes, ham, eggs, and green onions.

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Crab And Burrata Brioche Strata

Like me, upon first glance you probably thought, “What the heck is a strata?” Thanks to Climbing Grier Mountain, I now know that a strata is a delicious egg casserole that looks like a cross between a quiche and a frittata. This buttery brioche egg dish is made even better when mixed with lump crab, creamy burrata, and fresh tarragon.

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Cheesecake Pancakes

Some would call this dish “pancakes for dessert.” I say, “dessert for breakfast.” Get this insanely decadent cream cheese-frosted, graham cracker-topped morning recipe from Taste and Tell.

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Parmesan Rosemary Fried Eggs

Take a tip from food blogger Michelle Williams and fill your space with the mouthwatering aroma of Parmigiano-Reggiano and fresh rosemary first thing in the morning. Get this super simple, five-minute egg recipe from Coffee & Champagne.

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Grilled Cheese And Sweet Potato Breakfast Sandwich

Don’t you wish it was socially acceptable to eat grilled cheese for breakfast? Well, now you can. Throw some sweet potatoes and eggs on that cheesy sammy à la The Kitchn.

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Apple, Leek, And Feta Brioche Rolls

Craving cheese, but can’t decide between savory and sweet? Here’s a thought … don’t! Thanks to The Gouda Life, you can appease both palates with these buttery brioche rolls stuffed with fresh apples, leeks, and feta.

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