Super Fast Breakfasts for Thanksgiving Morning

Because you *will* be hungry before dinner's ready.

November 22, 2019

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So much focus is put on Thanksgiving dinner that it's easy to forget you might actually want to eat, you know, when you wake up on Thanksgiving morning. If you're of the "I'm saving as much room as I possibly can for the main event" mindset, more power to you. But when you need turkey-day fuel before the turkey's on the table, here are some fast, filling morning winners.

Egg-in-a-Hole (pictured above)

A slice of your favorite bread, plus butter and an egg — this breakfast is simple yet so satisfying. And the best part of all is that you can make it in five minutes. We can't say for sure if this is what mom-of-four Ree Drummond feeds her crew on Thanksgiving morning, but it sure sounds like a good idea to us.

It's really no surprise Tyler Florence's muffins have over 500 reviews and a 5-star rating: All you need is a half-hour and you can whip up enough hearty muffins to feed 12. Reserve a few pecans from your pie prep and fold them into the batter for added texture and flavor.

What's not to love about a five-minute breakfast option? This sweet smoothie calls for only five ingredients, including an optional dash of honey, and all you'll have to wash afterward is the blender. Considering how many dishes you can (and most likely will) dirty as you make Thanksgiving dinner, a breakfast with minimal cleanup is a surefire win.

This might actually be the easiest breakfast solution for any busy morning: Make it the night before! Stir all the ingredients together before you head to bed on Wednesday night and wake up to a ready-to-eat breakfast.

Offset your big day of indulgence with a healthy breakfast bowl of antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids (those are the good ones!). Unsweetened frozen acai puree adds a healthy dose of fiber and flavor to your morning meal, and it's even better when you top your bowl with berries, granola and coconut flakes.

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