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11Dec, 23
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Christmas Morning Breakfast Recipes

This time of year, we get a ton of questions about what to eat on Christmas morning.

So, I chose 23 impressive options that will work beautifully for your holiday morning.

First, every single recipe is DELICIOUS. Several are also stunning and festive for the holiday spirit in the house.

Christmas makes me want more sweet treats for breakfast, like delicious pancakes, so I’ve added a few sweeter morning meals as well.

Many of us will have packed houses these next few weeks, and finding another way to feed all of our people in the morning can be overwhelming.

Thankfully, a lot of these are perfect for bigger groups, especially the breakfast casserole ideas!

Also, who has a ton of time or energy to sweat over a complicated breakfast? So, I’ve added several recipes that are easy and quick to make or can be prepared ahead to save you time in the morning.

Basically, all of these recipes have one or multiple characteristics that make them perfect for a holiday morning breakfast or brunch.

I’ll start with the best meals to make ahead of time and to feed a crowd. Then we have pancakes, quiches, easy savory breakfasts, pretty parfaits, and more!

1. Overnight Oat Pie

This overnight oat pie is an incredibly convenient family-style recipe that makes a chaotic holiday morning much easier.

Not only does it save time in the morning because you’ve made it the day before, but it also feeds plenty of people!

Also, did you know oats that have soaked overnight are more digestible? Your body will thank you for it! 

2. Raspberry French Toast Overnight Casserole

Here’s a breakfast casserole recipe that will simplify your life this holiday season when your house is full of hungry overnight guests (so it’s also good for a crowd!).

Throw the ingredients together the night before and set it in the fridge; pop it into your oven the next morning while you relax and sip your coffee while you visit with friends and the casserole bakes! 

3. Sprouted Overnight French Toast Casserole

Here’s another French toast casserole idea to simplify your life so you can enjoy the holidays without stressing over breakfast.

It’s similar to the previous one but uses sprouted bread and has a different flavor profile from the pecan and banana topping.

Both are delicious, so it’s up to you and your preferences. 

4. Overnight Egg + Sausage Breakfast Casserole Bake

This is a fantastic idea to feed a crowd with little effort in the mornings!

Ezekiel bread is not gluten-free; however, the grains are sprouted, making it a much healthier option for those who can tolerate gluten.

5. Tex-Mex Style Breakfast Casserole

Another great casserole for feeding a ton of people at once!

Pull this beauty out of the oven, top it with your favorite Tex-Mex style toppings, and then sit back and receive all the praise, happiness, and overall satisfaction headed your way!

6. Breakfast Egg Casserole

You can alter this recipe to support your personal goals, nutritional needs, and family taste buds.

However you make it, it will certainly keep you satisfied and fueled for hours, thanks to the high-quality protein and excellent complex carbohydrates.

7. Greek-Style Breakfast Casserole

This egg casserole differs slightly from the previous two and will please your tastebuds just as much!

Get creative and feed your family and friends something they’re not expecting but will LOVE this Christmas or New Year!

8. Chocolate Chip Baked Pancakes

A one-dish baked pancake recipe that’ll feed the whole crew!

This recipe is all the taste of classic chocolate chip pancakes but with REAL ingredients like oatmeal, a complex carbohydrate that our bodies use for sustainable energy.

9. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

This recipe is a fun spin on the popular Holiday breakfast: cinnamon rolls.

These pancakes smell incredible, are super filling and energizing, and are made with great ingredients you’ll feel good about giving to your family.

10. Strawberry Baked Pancakes

Here’s one more simple pancake recipe to feed the whole family in the morning while putting a smile on their faces!

It’s such a beautiful whole-food recipe that is beyond delightful.

Pancakes are a favorite of mine and a classic holiday breakfast, so if you like the ones I listed here and want more, check out this post

11. Quick + Easy Sheet Pan Eggs

This is one of the best ways to feed a large crowd and will REALLY make life easier this Christmas.

If you have a lot of people over, double or triple the recipe! It’s very versatile and will simplify a busy breakfast morning.

12. Homemade Healthier Turkey “Sausage”

This turkey sausage pairs wonderfully with the sheet pan eggs above to make a classic breakfast meal!

Throw in a pancake recipe or parfaits, and your guests will have a whole load of options. 

13. Spinach Mushroom Crustless Quiche

This extremely delicious and gorgeous quiche deserves a crowd to feed because everyone is going to love it!

Spinach and mushrooms provide plenty of nutrients, such as iron, vitamins B, C, and E, potassium, magnesium, and protein.

14. Fluffy Crustless Quiche

If you’re looking for a simple, gluten-free, flavor-packed recipe to feed the whole family and other guests, this is the one you need to try!

We usually eat about half when it comes out of the oven, then refrigerate the leftovers for up to 3 days, but if you have more people, the whole thing will likely be gone in a blink!

15. Caprese Crustless Quiche

The Caprese-inspired flavors in this dish are fresh and very satisfying!

Plus, look how stunning it is! The quiche deserves a spot on your must-try list.

What better time to try something new than the holidays?

16. Easy Yogurt Parfaits

Sometimes, we just need a bit of inspiration to create something beautiful of our own!

Take this idea and make it your own by switching out the fruits and toppings.

All fruits have their own benefits, but raspberries are a superfood strong in antioxidants and plenty of vitamins! 

17. Chocolate Yogurt Parfaits

These fabulous parfaits are fun to make for breakfast, snack time, and dessert.

The combination of chocolate, yogurt, and fresh berries is perfect, and the recipe is straightforward! 

If you’re making parfaits for breakfast, consider adding protein or collagen powder to satisfy you and provide energy.

18. Breakfast Fruit + Yogurt Bake

This protein-packed Breakfast Fruit and Yogurt Bake is exceptionally delicious and perfect for those who love something a little sweet in the morning.

And my family can’t be the only one who loves sweeter breakfasts on Christmas morning! 

19. Berries & Pineapple Yogurt Parfait

Super Healthy Berries & Pineapple Yogurt Parfait!

This yummy parfait is a delicious breakfast idea and a great source of probiotics.

It only uses natural sugars! It’s a versatile recipe, so you can make more or change the toppings to fit your taste.

20. Broccoli + Sausage Frittata

With this recipe, you don’t have to choose between taste and nutrients!

You get a whole serving of vegetables and protein, plus several other health benefits.

Broccoli can help lower cholesterol, maintain healthy blood pressure, and improve cardiovascular function.

21. Baked Feta Egg Breakfast

You need a bit more time to bake this breakfast, but it’s completely worth it! ​​It’s nutritious, tasty, satisfying, and great for any meal, not only breakfast.

22. Salsa Poached Eggs

If you want to impress your guests without spending time and energy you don’t have, then you should save this recipe to try!

This method is relatively simple and easy, but it’s also abundantly flavorful since the eggs soak up a tangy zip from the salsa while bathing in it.

23. 3 Ingredient Italian Baked Eggs

With only three ingredients, this breakfast couldn’t be more effortless!

It also makes a terrific dinner, so you might want to try it for one of the nights before Christmas.

I love the holiday season with all the festive celebrations of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year, and more, but I know how stressful it can be.

So, hopefully, this list eases some of your burden by giving you ideas of what to feed your large crew in the morning.

These are quick, easy, delicious, prep-worthy, and nutritious, so you can be confident that while everyone is enjoying their breakfast, they’re also getting essential nutrients their bodies need!

Let me know your go-to holiday morning meal in the comments below! And if you try any of these, be sure to snap a photo and tag me so I can see all of your beautiful creations.

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