When it comes to the festive season, many people put most of their focus to the big lunch or dinner. But starting your day with a delicious meal can make all the difference, getting you on track to having a fabulous Christmas day.
Whether you like to start with something sweet and Christmassy or a fresh start to the day of often overindulgence we have a range of recipes to suit your needs.
For some inspiration of how to jazz up your breakfast, here is a selection of our favourite sweet and savoury recipes that are delicious, beautiful and nourishing.
Strawberry and almond sweet frittata
A twist on the classic egg-based breakfast.
Chilli, spinach and fetta baked eggs
Chilli, spinach and fetta make delicious baked eggs even better for a tasty bread-free breakfast meal.
A delicious twist on a bacon and egg roll.
Mushroom and goat’s cheese omelette
This healthy mushroom and goat’s cheese omelette takes only a few minutes to prepare but delivers delicious flavours. Fresh veg and high protein eggs.
The ultimate simple, comfort food at breakfast, that’ll keep you going until lunchtime. So better get cracking for silky, fluffy eggs every time.
Overnight oats with muddled strawberries
Make life easier for yourself in the morning by doing most of the prep the night before.
Vanilla bean crumpets
Our simple crumpets recipe will have you falling love with making these classic breakfast treats at home.
Baked breakfast oats with stone fruit and rhubarb
This delicious warm baked porridge oats with stone fruits recipe make a simple hands-off breakfast dish as the weather starts to cool down.
Yoghurt wraps with scramble
With your choice of eggs or tofu scramble these yoghurty scramble wraps make an ideal vegetarian breakfast or quick and easy dinner.
Grilled mushrooms with dukkah eggs
Grilled mushrooms, soft-boiled eggs rolled in dukkah served with crispy kale for a delicious breakfast that’s full of flavour.
Baked eggs with beans
Jazz up breakfast time with these saucy cafe-style baked eggs, complete with smokey ham, hearty beans and a rich tomato and capsicum sauce.
Poached eggs and roast vegie rÖsti
We’ve vegged up the classic Swedish dish rÖsti using zucchini, carrot and leeks in place of the classic potato. An easy way to get your five a day
Treat yourself this weekend to these amazing homemade blueberry bagels with cream cheese.
Eggs in bread with wilted spinach and hollandaise sauce
We’ve made this classic egg in bread breakfast dish a little bit fancy with the addition of wilted spinach and a classic hollandaise sauce.
Tomato and egg muffin
Fried eggs and fresh tomato combine on a toasted muffin for an easy and tasty breakfast.
Turkish eggs (Shakshuka)
This traditional Turkish breakfast of a smoky tomato sauce with poached eggs is only made better with some grilled haloumi added on the side.
Toasted Christmas cake with honey strawberries
What better excuse than Christmas to eat cake for breakfast?
Red fruit salad with chai spiced yoghurt
Fresh vibrant and full of summer fruits, this colourful red fruit salad is just what you need. Perfect for summer gatherings and hot days.
Baked bean and ricotta-stuffed mushroom
Breakfast worth waking up for – this hearty baked bean and ricotta-stuffed mushroom is quick, easy, and so delicious.
Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, fried potato hash browns make the perfect accompaniment to any breakfast or brunch.
Baker’s dozen homemade croissants
There’s nothing quite like freshly baked homemade croissants. They take a bit of work but the perfectly flaky pastry results make it all worth it.
Buttermilk English muffins
Making your own English muffins is much simpler than you’d imagine.
Bacon, eggs and chutney sandwiched between two pieces of toast is a great way to start the day. Perfect for the morning after the night before.
This light, flaky golden croissant is beautiful stuffed with fresh ham, eggs and oozy melted cheese to create the perfect lazy weekend breakfast or brunch.
A delicious savoury breakfast option with fresh ingredients.
Roasted mushrooms with baked eggs
This recipe for eggs, baked in mushrooms is perfect for a delicious and low-carb start to the day.
Kumara rösti with portobello mushrooms
Sweet potato rösti with grilled mushrooms make a great breakfast or a light lunch.
Scrambled eggs with bacon
Nothing quite beats scrambled eggs and bacon for a hearty breakfast meal. Whether you’re a bit under the weather from the night before or not.
Stovetop ‘baked’ eggs
This creative meal uses leftover bolognese sauce with added chorizo and beans to poach eggs for a hearty and delicious dish.
Best ever? Yes, we know it’s a big call to make. Our Test Kitchen experts have nailed it with this easy recipe for the fluffy breakfast favourite.
Mixed mushrooms with smoked salmon and poached egg
Low-carb and utterly delicious, this is one breakfast dish you’ll return to again and again.
Crushed broad bean and pea bruschetta
You” love this brilliant breakfast bruschetta.
Poached egg and avocado bruschetta
This light, low GI, avocado and herb salad, sourdough bruschetta, is a perfect dish for brunch, or for an afternoon snack. This recipe is suitable for diabetics.
Salmon gravlax platter
The perfect easy to make breakfast for salmon gravlax.
Apple-stuffed french toast with butterscotch sauce
Sweet potato rosti with salmon
Crispy sweet potato rosti are here teamed with runny poached eggs and Thai-style salmon for the ultimate breakfast dish.
Banana berry breakfast sorbet
This ruby red bowl of lusciousness is brimming with good things – from an assortment of healthy fruit, to chia seeds packed with omega-3s.
Potato rosti with poached eggs and chilli relish
For a delicious breakfast with a difference, make like the good farmers of the Swiss canton of Berg and sit down to crisp potato rosti. Topped with poached eggs and chilli relish, they’re a spicy, savoury delight that will definitely keep you going until lunch.
We can’t get enough of these!
Berry and coconut chia puddings
These berry and coconut chia puddings are naturally sweet and packed full of the goodness of chia seeds to keep you fueled for the day. Enjoy a little pot for breakfast, dessert or a mid-morning snack.
Strawberry halva mousse
This gorgeous strawberry halva mousse is naturally sweet and fluffy, combining juicy strawberries and nutty tahini to create a perfect healthy dessert or mid-morning snack.
Breakfast egg, mushroom and prosciutto pizzas
Start your day with a delicious egg, mushroom and prosciutto breakfast pizzas.
Croissant breakfast bake
This one-pot wonder combines buttery French croissants with a creamy egg, cheese and salmon filling, ideal for sharing with friends and family at your next big breakfast or brunch spread.
Scrambled eggs, smashed avocado and bean breakfast wrap
Rise and shine with this hearty and delicious scrambled egg, smashed avocado and bean breakfast wrap – wholesome energy for the whole morning. This recipe is suitable for diabetics.
Silky and sweet and swimming in maple syrup – French toast is the ideal breakfast when you have a little extra time.
Berry croissant french toast
Spoil the family this weekend with this indulgent breakfast dish.
Panettone toast with peaches and blueberries
Serve with ice-cream instead of yogurt for a quick dessert. If possible, choose freestone peaches (or nectarines) rather than the clingstone variety. You can use any seasonal fruit for this recipe.
Gluten-free pancakes with grilled honey bananas
Pancakes are one of the best parts of weekends, apart from sleep-ins, of course. But you don’t need to miss out because you’ve cut out gluten from your diet. This recipe from The Australian Women’s Weekly’s ‘Delicious Gluten-Free Food’ cookbook is tummy-friendly.
Indian-style tomatoes and eggs
Hearty doesn’t mean boring! Delicious Indian-style tomatoes and eggs – a tasty, wholesome start to your morning. This recipe is suitable for diabetics.
Strawberry and passionfruit breakfast trifle
This beautiful sweet breakfast trifle combines fresh fruit, yoghurt and whole grains to prove that eating healthy can be delicious.
Add a little extra flavour to your poached eggs and ham with creamy and tangy homemade hollandaise sauce.
Zucchini and cheese fritters
These hot and crunchy zucchini and cheese fritters make for the best snacks. Serve them with your favourite dip for a delicious lunch-box treat.
Greek breakfast berry muesli
Buttery French brioche
Buttery French brioche is one of the most sumptuous of all breads. Its cake-like texture and lightly sweetened flavour make it perfect for Christmas breakfast. Serve it sweet with our cinnamon cranberry butter, or enjoy it savoury with some fresh ham.
Maple gingerbread muffins with kumara butter
Full of delicious wholesome ingredients, these sweet and tasty maple gingerbread muffins are free of dairy and refined sugar. Served with a divine kumara butter, they make a healthy alternative for your morning or afternoon tea!