These 11 quick breakfast recipes are all you need to start your day off right

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Scrambling through your kitchen sleepy-eyed each morning in an attempt to throw together something that resembles a healthy, or at least edible, breakfast, can be rough. 

But it doesn't have to be this way. Overnight breakfast recipes, large batch baked goods that last all week and freezer meal prep options can all help in your morning rush for food. Nutritionists, dietitians and lazy snoozers may all have different ideas about the importance of a morning meal, but let's be real: Any tasty and easy meal is pretty much worth having. 

Find some quick and delicious breakfast recipes below. At least a few may actually make you excited about getting out of bed in the morning. 

Creamy coconut almond breakfast pops

Breakfast pops
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Half Baked Harvest

If it's an iced coffee type of morning, this ice cold breakfast is your perfect solution. Freeze your breakfast pops over the weekend to have a healthy grab-and-go breakfast option before running out the door.

Berry chia overnight oats

Chia oats
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Pinch of Yum

A few minutes of nighttime prep gets you a nutritious and delicious morning meal. Make it in a jar and place a spoon on top overnight so it's ready to eat on the go by morning.

Freezer breakfast burritos

Breakfast burritos
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Damn Delicious

About half an hour of prep time gets you eight burritos packed with veggies, sausage, cheese, eggs and tater tots that will make you forget about whatever fast-food spot you planned to hit up.

Power breakfast egg meat muffins 

Meatmuffins
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The Healthy Foodie

If you dream of meat, these bake-ahead bacon-topped, egg-stuffed meat muffins are for you.

Kaya toast

Kaya toast
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i am a food blog

This easy-to-make coconut jam brings a new level of tropical flavor to the traditional morning toast. Soft boil an egg for a quick sandwich while your bread browns.

Grain-free granola

Granola
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Gimme Some Oven

Store-bought granola has been outed as a sugar-packed, high calorie food, but there's nothing wrong with making your own. Whip together this fruit and nut granola to eat on its own, on yogurt or in a bowl of milk.

Quark with greens and veggies

Quark with greens
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What Should I Eat For Breakfast Today

This breakfast salad parfait is easy to put together and even easier to customize depending on your grocery list. If you can't find quark, try labneh or plain Greek yogurt, top with herbs, tomatoes, cucumber and seeds and your breakfast is made.

Banana muffins with olive oil and dark chocolate

Banana muffins
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How Sweet It Is

Made with whole wheat flour and sweetened mostly by fresh bananas, you can argue that these breakfast muffins are, in fact, healthy. Bake a batch for breakfast all week or freeze them for hungry morning emergencies.

Chocolate hazelnut raspberry toast

Chocolate hazelnut toast
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Lovely Little Kitchen

Before you balk at a recipe for toast, remember that you didn't think of this combo yourself. If you did, congrats. This sweet breakfast takes just minutes to put together, and it's pretty much dessert with the added benefit of fruit.

Cranberry orange steel cut oats

Ten minutes on the stove gets you a bowl of oatmeal just as good — if not better — than overpriced restaurant oatmeal dish you're frequently tempted to order. Just DIY.

French toast smoothie

French toast smoothie
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My Name Is Yeh

This non-recipe quick breakfast solution may be the easiest and most satisfying of them all. Just blend fruits and bread to your liking and yum, breakfast!

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Melissa Kravitz

Melissa Kravitz is a contributor for Mic. Her work has appeared on Thrillist, Mashable, Elite Daily, Time Out, Refinery29, Gothamist, Racked and more.

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