10 Easy High-Calorie Breakfasts

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Time to wake up and get your day started with these high-calorie breakfasts! Fantastic options, including quesadillas, breakfast casseroles, overnight oats, and even pizza, will help pack the calories each morning.

Get ahead of constant munchies with these high-calorie breakfasts.

All recipes have over 500 calories per serving, are ridiculously delicious, and are possibly the best thing you will ever eat. Jamaican bread pudding, anyone?

With easy meal prep options, these high-calorie breakfasts are not reserved for only morning people. Enjoy these recipes no matter what mood you are in!

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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
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Authentic Jamaican Bread Pudding
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Blueberry Pie Baked Oatmeal
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Breakfast Burritos
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Snickers Overnight Oats
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Breakfast Double Down Sandwich
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Apple Streusel Breakfast Pizzas
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10 Simple High-Calorie Breakfasts

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Time to wake up and get your day started with these high-calorie breakfasts! Fantastic options, including quesadillas, breakfast casseroles, overnight oats, and even pizza, will help pack the calories each morning.
Serves 3

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1.5 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed ground
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of cinnamon optional
  • Pinch of salt
  • Vegan butter for frying

Toppings (optional)

  • Peanut butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Vegan chocolate chips
  • Crushed nuts
  • Fresh fruit
  • Jam

Instructions

  • Make the batter: put bananas, oats, soy milk, peanut butter, flaxseed, maple syrup, vanilla, baking powder, and salt into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Cooking: heat a non-stick pan over medium heat and add vegan butter or vegetable oil. Once hot, pour ¼ cup of pancake batter onto the skillet for each pancake.
  • If wanted, sprinkle with nuts or vegan chocolate chips while the first side is cooking.
  • After 2-3 minutes, when the edges look set, and bubbles form on the top, flip the pancakes. Cook for 2-3 minutes on the other side until golden brown.
  • Repeat until all of the batter is used up.
  • Serve the pancakes warm with your favorite high-calorie toppings!

Notes

  • Use your favorite plant-based milk for this recipe.
  • The more oil or butter you use, the higher this breakfast will be in calories.
  • Find 10 more high-calorie breakfast recipes in the article above!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Nutrition Facts
10 Simple High-Calorie Breakfasts
Amount per Serving
Calories
655
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
35
g
54
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
44
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
24
g
Cholesterol
 
4
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
243
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
74
g
25
%
Fiber
 
9
g
38
%
Sugar
 
31
g
34
%
Protein
 
15
g
30
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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