Hosting for the Holidays? Our 48 Best Brunch Recipes Make Mornings Easy and Enjoyable

You're going to be as excited as a kid on Christmas morning when you wake up with these delicious brunch recipes.

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You’ve got your big holiday dinner planned – but what about breakfast and lunch? Don’t sweat it; we’ve got you covered. We’re pulling together our favorite holiday brunch recipes, which are perfect for weekends as well as celebrating the holidays at home. Filling and satisfying healthy, these dishes will fuel you through even the busiest days while you’re throwing parties, traveling to see friends and family, or just hanging out at home. From classics like pancakes and waffles to eggs in every form to salads that do double duty as both breakfast and lunch, you’ll have ideas, inspiration and healthy recipes for every kind of brunch or mid-morning holiday get-together.

Plus, our holiday brunch recipes are perfect if you’re hosting guests in your home. Crowd-pleasing with something for every dietary preference, these dishes will satisfy anyone. They’ll be a huge help if you aren’t sure what to serve, and they can help you get a delicious, filling and downright gorgeous brunch spread on the table with only a little time spent in the kitchen.

Egg-based brunch recipes

Chicken Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs

No-Muffin Eggs Benny with Ghee Hollandaise

Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Egg in a Hole with Yogurt Pesto Swirl

Smoked Salmon Omelette with Goat Cheese & Beet Relish

Persian-Style Spinach & Herb Sauté with Eggs

Sweet Potato Parsnip Hash

Breakfast Egg Bites

Baked Eggs Benedict

Sweet Potato & Bacon Hash with Avocado Crema

Classic pancakes, waffles and French toast

Lemon Pancakes with Blueberry Chia Jam

Almond Griddle Cakes with Cranberry Syrup

Pistachio Almond Waffles with Cherry Vanilla Sauce

Earl Grey French Toast with Orange Maple Syrup

Strawberry Dutch Baby

Multigrain Waffles with Caramelized Bananas

These Grain-Free Bacon-Cheddar Waffles Are An Instant Brunch Upgrade

Curried Sweet Potato Waffles with Coconut-Braised Kale & Poached Eggs

Savory French Toast 
with Creamy Mushrooms & Poached Eggs

The Gluten-Free Waffles That Actually Count As a Healthy Breakfast

French Toast with Dark Cherry Topping

Two Potato Rösti Waffle

Zucchini & Apple Pancakes with Maple-Glazed 
Turkey Bacon

Blueberry Cheesecake-Stuffed French Toast Casserole

Harvest Pumpkin Pancakes with Bacon Apple Topping

Grown-up and Gluten-Free Pumpkin-Spiced Waffles

Cozy breakfast casseroles, frittatas, quiches and tarts

Make This One-Pan Frittata on Sunday and Eat it All Week Long

Asparagus Goat Cheese Tart with Whole-Grain Crust

Ham & Green Onion Quiche

Margherita Sheet Pan Quiche

Cinnamon Raisin Banana French Toast Casserole with Oat Crumble

Ricotta & Spinach Frittata

Deep Dish Smoked Salmon Quiche

Pear & Maple French 
Toast Casserole

Cheesy Potato Frittata

Quick & Easy Breakfast Quiche

Coffee cakes and muffins

Banana Walnut Crumble Muffins with Chocolate Chips

Whole-Wheat Hummingbird Muffins

The Best Way to Use Up Your Holiday Leftovers? Have Them for Breakfast as Savory Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Espresso Coffee Cake

Apple Crumble Keto Breakfast Muffins

Blueberry Crumble Muffins

Turmeric Carrot Muffins

Brunch-ready salads

Eggs Benedict Salad

Mediterranean Salad with Crispy Chickpeas & Herbed Vinaigrette

Smoked Trout Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Fruit & Oat Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

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