Whether a hectic week for you means five consecutive late nights at the office or juggling carpools and soccer practices, sometimes the thing you need most after a long week is a little extra time in bed. When that’s the case, even a delicious breakfast won’t seem like enough motivation to get you out from under the covers. Luckily, with some of our favorite breakfast-in-bed recipes, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. You might have to slide yourself out of bed to whip these up if you don’t have a helper (cough, husband, cough) nearby, but rest assured that you can grab these eats and head right back to bed for the ultimate start to your weekend.
Regular avocado toast is great, but it’s even better when there’s edamame, fresh corn kernels, and red pepper flakes involved.
Get the recipe from Eat Within Your Means.
You’re going to want to save the just-add-water oatmeal for buys mornings and churn out this baked version of the breakfast food for the weekend.
Get the recipe from Cookie and Kate.
After you try this breakfast bowl, which puts a Mexican spin on eggs with the addition of ingredients like black beans, salsa and tortilla chips, you’ll never want to go back to your average scramble.
Get the recipe from Little Spice Jar.
There’s really no reason to question chocolate chip anything for breakfast, but if that’s the case, you can take comfort in the fact that this bread is packed – like, seriously, packed – with banana, so it’s basically like eating fruit for breakfast.
Get the recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking.
Quiche has a way of making us feel like we’re eating a flakey crust pizza for breakfast, which is always a welcome sensation.
Get the recipe from Real Food by Dad.
Smoothies might be a favorite for on-the-run mornings, so even if you find yourself craving those flavors come Saturday morning, let yourself get everything you love from a smoothie in a more indulgent, meant-to-be-eaten-sitting-down smoothie bowl.
Get the recipe from Meal Makeover Moms.
Again, chocolate for breakfast really shouldn’t be questioned. Just run with it.
Get the recipe from Sugary Winzy.
If you’re very much an oatmeal kind of person, use the weekend as an opportunity to shake up your usual toppings, like with this recipe that tops your oats off with cranberries and pistachios.
Get the recipe from Delish.
Taco may be the go-to dinner for Tuesday, but throw on an egg, and you’ve got yourself the perfect breakfast come Saturday.
Get the recipe from Foodie Crush.
You’ll be happy to know that this breakfast item looks, sounds, and tastes a lot fancier than the process of making it is.
Get the recipe from Hungry Girl Por Vida.
Swap peanut butter out for almond butter and regular toast out for French, and just like that, a basic school days lunch gets elevated to must-have breakfast in bed option.
Get the recipe from Food & Wine.
Cinnamon rolls would have been good enough, but since you’ve got a little more time to experiment come the weekend, why not shake thing up with cinnamon roll roll ups.
Get the recipe from Scrambled Chefs.
Eggs Benedict don’t really need any help being fantastic, but just for good measure, pairing them with some tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella for a caprese-style twist doesn’t hurt.
Get the recipe from Life as a Strawberry.
You might be new to polenta, but trust us when we say it will only take a single taste for this recipe to become a new breakfast favorite.
Get the recipe from Hungry Couple.
This is kind of like having an omelet in a bowl. A big, warm, flaky, edible bowl. Yes, please.
Get the recipe from Country Living.