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Creative Ideas for an Appetizing Autumnal Breakfast

By Guidable Writers Oct 14, 2021

Did you know that starting the day off with something fun and exciting will bring a good vibe to the day? Yep! It’s been proved by researchers. Try something new this autumn that will stimulate your brain by improving your mood and keep you feeling good for the whole day. Start by eating a special breakfast! If you’re bored of cereal or miso soup for breakfast why not try something different?

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Since breakfast is an essential component of staying healthy, nutrition experts also advise people on a diet not to skip breakfast. 

Speaking of nutrition, it is crucial that you understand the contents of everything that goes through your body. 

If you are in charge of preparing breakfast for your loved ones, Guidable has several interesting yet healthy ideas to make your breakfast feel more special! 

Here are Several Breakfast Ideas to Get You Started:

Why not try out these breakfast ideas!

1. Yakiimo (Baked Sweet Potato) with Cheese and Mixed Nuts

First and foremost, we have picked an easy meal with balanced nutrition for your breakfast menu. 

After baking a sweet potato, you should draw a line on one side with a knife, pull the skin gently to the side to open it up, and stuff some of your favorite ingredients in the middle. 

Here is one of the ways to elevate your regular baked sweet potato into something more enjoyable; we suggest you put on some butter, cheese, mixed nuts, and a pinch of salt to make it tastier. 

2. Yakiimo Sweet Potato Chips with Jalapeño Sauce

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Second on the list, we have sweet potato chips. It may sound boring and not so appealing, but Guidable will show you how to enjoy this meal! 

First, cut your sweet potato into thin slices. Then, bake your sweet potato slices on a single layer, and don’t forget to sprinkle with a pinch of salt on top.

The exciting part comes from the dipping sauce. If you are a fan of spicy food, jalapeños are perfect chopped up and mixed with mayonnaise! 

This hot jalapeño sauce is a great dipping option for your baked sweet potato chips. Due to its spiciness and a sour touch from the mayonnaise, you will experience a whole different enjoyment level of a bowl of chips! 

3. Healthy Cream Cheese Sandwiches With Fruits

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The third idea is the current favorite; healthy cream cheese sandwiches with a fruit filling! This trend has come back during the last half of 2021. 

Sandwiches filled with cream cheese loaded with pieces of your favorite fruit are a very exciting way to enjoy a healthy breakfast with the family. 

You just have to cut slices of your fruit of choice, then wrap them in bread with cream cheese. Strawberry, kiwi, and mango are the top three as they each have a vibrant color that will contrast with the white cream cheese, making for appetizing sandwiches! 

4. Chocolate Cherry Toast

The next one is an effortless dish for those of you who don’t like to spend much time in the kitchen during the morning. 

You only have to spare 5 to 10 minutes to finish this attractive toast. First, you will need to prepare a bar of your favorite dark chocolate and lay it evenly on the bread. 

Next, microwave it for around 1 – 2 minutes until the chocolate melts. Then take it out and decorate with half-cut cherries or other fruits on top, then it is perfectly ready! 

This chocolate cherry toast has a beautiful and tempting aesthetic while also being a great combination of chocolate and cherry. And dark chocolate is full of brain-boosting flavonoids which could lead to mood regulations. 

5. Eggs on Toast with Vegetables and Sausages

If you are a fan of eggs on toast, you may not want to skip this whole new level of making eggs on toast. First of all, cut out the middle of the bread starting from the centre, leaving a square frame on the plate. 

An important point is to start cutting it out from the middle so that you do not have to break the frame. The intact frame is important as the next step is to fry it in a pan and crack an egg into the middle of the frame! 

Don’t forget to make sure the egg is all inside the bread frame. Mix the egg with a chopstick, add in some cheese, sliced sausages and vegetables, and then mix into the egg. 

Before the egg is cooked all the way through, place the bread you originally cut from the bread on top of the egg, right in the middle of the frame. And there you have it! You have successfully made eggs on toast in a new way.

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6. Grilled with Corn and Mozzarella Cheese

Coming in at number six, we have grilled potatoes with corn as our next suggestion. This is another simple way to make your breakfast tasty and flavorful. 

First, slice the potatoes into slices and then lay them in a bowl (don’t forget to season them with salt before baking). Let them bake in the oven for about 20 minutes. 

Next, spread the corn kernels over the potatoes until they are covering all the potato slices in the bowl. Place mozzarella cheese on top of the corn, and microwave it for about 1 minute. 

Your simple grilled potatoes with corn and mozzarella cheese are ready to serve!

(You can even make this dish using yakiimo sweet potatoes to match the season!)

So, Let’s Start Making Breakfast Less Boring! 

After seeing the creative suggestions above, are you ready to start serving them to your loved ones tomorrow?

Besides making these for breakfast, the above suggestions are also suitable for filling your lunch box and eating anytime as a filler-dish. 

Now, you don’t have to worry about spending much time cooking before starting your day, because there are several ways to make an easy, beautiful and tempting breakfast! 


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