What To Serve With Breakfast

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If you’re looking for some easy breakfast side dishes for your next breakfast or brunch, look no further! From savory sides like bacon and eggs to sweet sides like pancakes and waffles, we’ve got something for everyone.

When it comes to breakfast and brunch, one of the best things about it is that there’s no wrong way to do it! You can mix and match different items to create your own perfect menu.

Whether you’re looking for a hearty and savory meal to start your day or something sweet and satisfying to enjoy with your coffee, there’s no shortage of delicious options. But one thing that can often make or break a good breakfast is the side dishes.

While some people might think that breakfast sides are nothing more than an afterthought, I think they’re an essential part of the meal!

Luckily, with such a wide variety of recipes to choose from, it’s easy to create a menu that everyone will love.

So if you’re looking for some easy breakfast sides to take your next brunch up a notch, just click on any photo below to check out the recipe!

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Tropical Fruit Salad with Coconut and Lime
Looking for a unique fruit salad recipe? You can stop looking!
This easy fruit salad recipe is perfect for any breakfast. It’s simple to make and tastes great. With its sweet and tangy flavor, this tropical fruit salad will tantalize your taste buds. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the flavors of the tropics.
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Classic Fruit Salad
Not only is this classic fruit salad recipe healthy and delicious, but it's also incredibly easy to make.
You'll have a refreshing side dish for breakfast in no time. Many fruit salads are swimming in sickeningly sweet syrup, but this sugar-free classic fruit salad recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and tart, with juicy bites of fresh fruit in every bite.
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Baked Apples with Cinnamon
Baked apples make a delicious and healthy breakfast or snack! They're perfect for topping crepes, serving with Greek yogurt, or enjoying with granola. You'll love these delicious baked apples. They’re the perfect way to start your day and to satisfy your sweet tooth. You won’t be able to resist going back for seconds.
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Breakfast Banana Splits
Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast banana split!
These yummy breakfast banana splits are loaded with vanilla Greek yogurt, fresh berries, crunchy granola, and a sprinkling of mini chocolate chips. They’re perfect for on-the-go mornings or a relaxing weekend brunch. These are always a huge hit with the kids!
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Sous vide yogurt in a tall slender cup, layered with raspberries, slivered almonds and maple syrup
Homemade Yogurt
Homemade greek yogurt is so creamy and decadent, you won’t be able to resist. Serve your yogurt with your favorite granola or some fresh fruit for a nutritious breakfast that will keep you going all morning long. Once you try homemade greek yogurt, you won’t want to go back to the store-bought stuff. It’s so much creamier and tastier than anything you can buy in a store. And it’s really easy to make – just follow this simple recipe.
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Homemade Cranberry Nut Granola
Craving something sweet and crunchy on your breakfast menu?
Try this Homemade Cranberry Nut Granola. It’s the perfect blend of sweet and savory, with a delicious cranberry flavor that will impress your taste buds. It’s packed with nutritious ingredients like oats, nuts, and dried cranberries. I'm partial to homemade granola sprinkled on top of my homemade yogurt!
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3 Ingredient almond milk crepes.
3-Ingredient Crepes
Craving a delicious breakfast but don't want to spend hours in the kitchen?
These 3 ingredient Crepes take just minutes to make and might be the best breakfast side dish of all time. They're soft, buttery, and so delicious you'll never believe they're so simple to make!
Serve them with your favorite toppings for an extra special breakfast. We recommend Nutella, bananas, and strawberries – yum.
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Pumpkin Waffles
Pumpkin waffles are the perfect breakfast for any time of year!
These easy-to-make pumpkin waffles are made with pumpkin puree, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice. They’re perfect for a weekend brunch or premade for a weekday breakfast on-the-go.
We love to top our pumpkin waffles with whipped cream, nuts, or maple syrup for a decadent breakfast to power our day!
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Blueberry Crisp Recipe (with Oatmeal)
Who can resist a delicious blueberry crisp? I know I can't!
It's loaded with blueberries, and so easy to make – you can even prep the crisp crumble the night before! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and tart, making it irresistible for anyone who loves sweets at breakfast. Serve it up at your next gathering and watch it disappear in minutes.
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4 slices of brown sugar banana bread stacked.
Brown Sugar Banana Bread
Craving something sweet for breakfast? How about some brown sugar banana bread!
This isn’t your average banana bread though. It's filled with a delicious brown sugar twist that takes this classic recipe to the next level. It’s the perfect pairing for your morning cup of coffee. You won’t be able to resist taking a bite – or two, or three.
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Fresh Blueberry Muffins
Who doesn't love a delicious blueberry muffin in the morning?
This recipe is super easy to follow and will make your kitchen smell amazing. The end result is a batch of fresh, warm blueberry muffins that are the perfect sides for breakfast or brunch
With just a few simple ingredients, you can have these muffins ready in no time at all. Plus, they're freezer-friendly so you can always have some on hand for when the mood strikes you.
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Sourdough babka on a plate.
Sourdough Babka With Chocolate Filling
Sourdough babka is the perfect sweet treat for breakfast!
Chocolate sourdough babka is a delicious bun swirled with a buttery chocolate sauce, braided, and topped with more grated chocolate. It’s made with a sourdough starter and an overnight proof, which gives it a unique flavor and texture that you won’t find in other babkas.
Once you try this recipe, you’ll never want to go back to regular babka again. The sourdough starter makes it more flavorful and moist, and the addition of extra chocolate takes it over the top. You won’t be able to resist this sweet and fluffy sweet bread with your morning coffee.
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Sourdough cinnamon rolls iced and piled on a plate.
Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls
Sourdough cinnamon rolls are the perfect breakfast side for any occasion. They're easy to make ahead of time and bake just before you're ready to eat them. Plus, they're topped with an easy cream cheese glaze that makes them irresistible.
You'll be so happy you made sourdough cinnamon rolls. They're warm, fluffy, and downright delicious. We promise you won't be able to resist them!
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Blueberry Sweet Buns with Lemon Glaze
Want to try something different? Try these blueberry sweet buns with lemon glaze!
Most people love cinnamon rolls, but sometimes it's nice to switch things up. Blueberry sweet buns are a delicious change of pace. The lemon glaze really takes these to the next level!
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Sourdough Bagels
Sourdough bagels are a delicious and unique twist on a classic favorite.
Bagels are the perfect breakfast food – they’re filling and satisfying, and oh so tasty when toasted and smeared with cream cheese. Sourdough bagels are made with a sourdough starter take a little longer to make, but they're worth the wait. The end result is a uniquely flavorful and chewy bagel that will remind you of your favorite bakery down the street.
Once you try this recipe, you’ll never want to go back to regular bagels again. The combination of flavors and textures is unbeatable.
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Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
Cheesy scrambled eggs are the perfect protein to start your day. They're soft, fluffy, and cooked to perfection.
You'll love cheesy scrambled eggs because they're the perfect mix of flavors and textures. The cheese gives them a savory flavor while the butter makes them nice and fluffy. Plus, they're super easy to make – all you need is a few minutes and a skillet.
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Perfect Soft Boiled Eggs
Love soft-boiled eggs but never seem to make them perfectly?

This is the recipe that will give you the most delicious and perfectly soft-boiled eggs every time. All you need is a pot of water, some eggs, and a timer. Serve them with toast soldiers or bacon for a delicious breakfast that will keep you going all morning long.
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Breakfast Casserole with Bacon
This bacon breakfast casserole is packed with flavor and will definitely satisfy your hunger. It's filled with all of your favorite breakfast ingredients, like bacon, eggs, and cheese, and topped with refreshing tomato avocado salsa. It's easy to make and takes only about 15 minutes of prep time to please everyone at the table.
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Crispy Homemade Hash Browns
Crispy, shredded hash browns are a breakfast delicacy!

Shredded hashbrowns are an easy and delicious way to get your crispy potato fix. Just follow this simple recipe and you'll have perfect hash browns every time – no fuss required. Serve up a batch of crispy, golden brown hashbrowns at your next breakfast gathering – they'll be a hit with everyone!
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Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes
Everyone loves breakfast potatoes, or square hashbrowns as we call them! They’re delicious, nutritious, and perfect for a busy morning. But when you're making a huge breakfast you might run out of oven space for your roasted potatoes, well that's when to break out the air fryer! The potatoes are crisp on the outside and soft and fluffy inside. They're a must-have on your breakfast menu!
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Double smoked ham sliced.
Double Smoked Ham
Love breakfast but tired of the same old thing?
Try something new and exciting with perfectly double smoked hams. Adding smoked ham to your breakfast menu is simple – just heat up some ham in a pan until it’s nice and crispy, then serve with your favorite sides. You can add eggs, toast, or even pancakes to the mix. There are endless possibilities when it comes to this delicious ham with its salty and smokey flavor with a sweet and crunchy bark.
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Apple Pork Breakfast Sausage
Looking for a delicious and easy breakfast sausage recipe?
This apple pork breakfast sausage is perfect for anyone who loves to sausage! It’s simple to make and tastes amazing. You won’t be disappointed. Serve this sausage at your next brunch party and watch it disappear. Everyone will love the flavor of the apples mixed with the pork. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and savory.
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Home Smoked Bacon
Bacon lovers, this one is for you!
There's nothing like the taste of homemade bacon. It's smoky, salty, and delicious. And it's so easy to make!
Once you try smoking your own bacon, you'll never go back to store-bought again. It's that good. Plus, it's a great way to impress your friends and family at your next brunch.
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Beef bacon BLT sandwich.
How To Cure + Smoke Beef Bacon
Beef bacon has all the delicious sweet/salty/smoky parts of bacon with a distinct beef flavor. You'll love this awesome beef navel / beef belly recipe. Plus it's absolutely great in a breakfast BLT!
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