10 Microwave Breakfasts

The microwave isn't just for reheating leftovers! From oatmeal to eggs, check out these clever recipes that'll help you prepare great family meals even on busy mornings.

Part of: Breakfast and Brunch Favorites

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Microwave Poached Eggs

"A perfect poached egg without the fuss! I'm impressed — it's so easy and quick! Make sure to follow the directions and prick the yolk with a toothpick before covering it loosely with plastic wrap."

-LifeIsGood

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Hot Grape Nuts

"This is a great way to eat Grape Nuts. I like mine with bananas and a little extra honey. This is a very filling and warming breakfast!"

-Sherri35

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Peanut Energy Bars

"These irresistible bars are a hit with the whole family — so long, boxed bars! I subbed honey for corn syrup and one cup steel oats for the Rice Krispies, and they turned out wonderfully."

-thedixongang

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Ironman Breakfast

"My uncle is an Ironman triathlete, and this is what he always eats on hard training days! He always made it for me when I was little, so it's one of my ultimate comfort foods!"

-vitalev

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Easy Microwave Breakfast Sandwich

Peppers, onions and a dash of hot sauce give this cheesy egg sandwich serious flavor! (Be sure to toast the English muffin before popping it in the microwave.)

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Cinnamon Oatmeal

"Sometimes the best recipes are very simple! I loved the cinnamon in this oatmeal. I topped it with some sliced banana and a few chopped almonds. Warm and yummy!"

-LUVMY2BOYS

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Jim's Microwave Scrambled Eggs

"I've tried making scrambled eggs in the microwave before with no luck, but these turned out light and fluffy! (And I loved the onion.) They were just perfect wrapped in a tortilla with a little hot sauce and cheese."

-Lucky in Bayview

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Apple & Date Breakfast Sandwich

"A delicious quick and easy breakfast that's healthy, too! I love that no added sugar was needed. I also think this would be good with pears and dried cranberries."

-loof

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Microwave Granola

"This is really delicious! I cooked it a little more than half the time it said, and it was perfect. I love eating this with vanilla yogurt as a healthy treat."

-ilovemangoes

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PB & Banana Burrito

"What a terrific idea! I grew up loving peanut butter and banana sandwiches, and with this version I can still have the taste without as many calories."

-HokiesMom

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