Better Breakfast Month Recipes

A very large Breakfast table shot overhead with 4 types of toast eggwhites on blue plate and arms ready to start eating in honor of Better Breakfast Month including newspaper

September is Better Breakfast Month and to celebrate, we share all sorts of breakfast recipes for you to enjoy. There’s been a lot of talk lately about breakfast, and if it is still the most important meal of the day. The recent study I saw leads me to believe that more research is necessary.

To keep up with the times, I pack my breakfast every day and take a break at about 11am and eat at that time.

In one of the more comprehensive studies to date, it’s recently been proven that eggs (yolks) are not the best choice for breakfast. In this recent study, it is believed that egg yolks raise cholesterol and increase chances for heart disease. So we’ll limit eggs to one per serving, if-at-all for now. Until the next study.

Today we share oatmeal recipes, from overnight oats that can be served cold or hot, to traditional warm oatmeal dishes that your grandmother made. We’re also exploring more contemporary porridge and savory grain recipes that have been designed as perfect post-workout food.

We also share some fantastic smoothies in case you’re searching for a smaller but satisfying meal.

As always, with each of these recipes, we encourage you to play with your food.

Overnight Oats

Simple Overnight Oats

Basic simple overnight oats in weck jar topped with eastern shore honey and fresh berries on marble table with raw ingredients, fresh-picked blueberries, milk pitcher with napkin and fresh cut hydrangeas

With Simple Overnight Oats, we mix all of the ingredients for a hearty breakfast the night before to save time in the morning-just grab and go, right from your fridge. Perfect for warmer weather. Prefer warm oats? Just heat them up when you are ready!

Berry Nutty Overnight Oats

Berry Nutty Overnight Oats on striped towel with silver spoon

Chock full of blueberries, cashews, and Honey, this oatmeal is filled with vitamins and minerals and also full of flavor. This recipe is a great idea for the summer time. You don’t need to turn on your stovetop to cook the oats, so your kitchen will stay nice and cool. Refrigerating the oats overnight blends the flavors. Come morning you will have a sweet and nutritious treat.

Overnight Peanut Butter Oats

Overnight Peanut Butter Oats

Picture these Overnight Peanut Butter Oats pleasing you as much as best-selling ice cream without the guilt. Then imagine adding chocolate and bananas. It doesn’t get much better than that. Knowing that in the end, it’s all good for you too doesn’t hurt. 

Chocolate Honey Overnight Oats

Chocolate overnight oats on table next to butter bean honey and a ramekin of chocolate chips

The flavor in this Chocolate Honey Overnight Oats is amazing. You might find yourself looking forward to getting up for another bowl tomorrow!

Warm Oats

Warm Peach Oatmeal

Warm Peach Oatmeal served with fresh peach slices and eastern shore honey with milk pitcher and side of nuts. Candle burning. Napkins and placemats and raw ingredients on the table with hot tea and bouquet of flowers

Peaches at the breakfast table are a great idea. These beautiful crisp, sometimes furry fruits are very sweet but offer a low glycemic index and reduce the need for added sugar.

Hot Oatmeal

Hot Oatmeal with apples

When the weather gets colder, I crave a warm and hearty breakfast. Hot Oatmeal is very satisfying and it’s certainly not difficult to make. I always make enough for my husband and I and if there are any leftovers, I store them in a mason jar to enjoy the next morning.

Power Porridge

power porridge with fruit and honey on table with honey dipper in dish resting on blue napkin

To be honest, I wasn’t always a fan of oatmeal. This changed by the time I was an adult, and now I can’t get enough of the stuff! I wouldn’t exactly call this recipe “oatmeal,” since it’s a blend of several grains. That’s why we call this Power Porridge. It’s packed with so many heart-healthy ingredients, and it keeps you full all morning until lunch.

Granola

No-Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars

No-Bake Honey Peanut Butter Granola Bars

No-Bake Honey Peanut Butter Granola Bars only get better when drizzled a little chocolate over the top! Granola recipes have been around forever, but serving up raw granola in bar form is something that can make it even more appealing. We added some super foods to these No-Bake Honey Peanut Butter Granola Bars, like pumpkin seeds, cacao nibs, and even dried berries.

Honey Nut Granola

honey nut granola on table with fresh fruit and raw honey on linen tablecloth

Eastern Shore Honey Nut Granola is relatively easy to make and keeps for weeks in an airtight container.

Smoothies

making a pumpkin smoothie
Jar of Waxing Kara Cherry Blossom Honey on white background

Almond + Cherry Blossom Honey

$18.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Autumn Honey on white background

Autumn Honey

$18.00

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Avocado Honey

Avocado Honey

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$18.00

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Bee at Peace Gift Bag

Bee at Peace Honey Gift

$90.00

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Bee Inspired Honey Gift with handmade bee inspired mask, honey candle, honey lollipop, jar of raw orange blossom honey, and sweet body balm in a handmade wooden slide-top logo box

Bee Inspired® Honey Gift

$81.00

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Bee Inspired® Lip Kit

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$30.00

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Bee inspired Lips Gift Set

Bee Inspired® Lips

$27.00

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Our Honey Scented Candle we call Bee Inspired

Bee Inspired® Soy Candle

$20.00

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Bee Love Honey Gift

Bee Love Honey Gift

$87.00

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Bee the Light Candle Gift

Bee the Light Gift

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$42.00

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Bees Knees Gift

Bees Knees Gift

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$45.00

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Beeswax Candles No Scent

Beeswax Blend Candles

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$18.00

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Small Town Artwork

Black and White Study 1

$300.00

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Black and White Study 3 Artwork

Black and White Study 3

$300.00

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Black and White Study 4 Artwork

Black and White Study 4

$325.00

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Black and White Study 5 Artwork

Black and White Study 5

$300.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Blackberry Honey on white background

Blackberry Honey

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$18.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Blueberry Honey on white background

Blueberry Honey

$18.00

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Blueberry Lip Scrub No. 6

Blueberry Lip Scrub No. 6

$18.00

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Bride to Bee gift set includes lavender and pumice soap, petal tinted honey lip balm, bee inspired brightening maask, wisdom candle, cinnamon lollipop in a hand stamped re-usable canvas bag

Bride to Bee

$46.00

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Sweet Lips Tints Trio - Bronze (Sunflower, Goldenrod and Nectarine)

Bronze Tinted Lip Balm Trio

$24.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Buckwheat Honey on white background

Buckwheat Honey

$18.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Butter Bean Honey on white background

Butter Bean Honey

$18.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Clover Honey on white background

Clover Honey

$18.00

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Drone Soy Candle

$20.00

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Fit For a Queen Gift

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$50.00

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Forest Soy Candle with Orange, Cinnamon and Pine Scent

Forest Soy Candle

$20.00

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Gift of Gabby includes: sweet lips honey lip balm, sweet scrub, clarity mask, strength bar soap and a honey lollipop in an awesome reusable, handstampeed make-up bag

Gift of Gabby

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Girlfriend Gift Peace of Mind Honey Body Scrub, Petal Tinted Sweet Lips made with honey, and a bar of fruity and sweet smelling Sun Bar Soap in a beautiful hand-stamped Waxing Kara muslin sack.

Girlfriend Gift

$25.00

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Honeysuckle Candle Glory Bee soy and beeswax blend

Glory Bee Soy Candle

$20.00

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Green Tea Soy Candle

Good Fortune Soy Candle

$20.00

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Grounded Gift Bag

Grounded Gift Bag

$72.00

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Grounded Soy Candle

Grounded Soy Candle

$20.00

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Harvest Soy Candle

Harvest Soy Candle

$20.00

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Our Haute Cocoa Body Box features our collection of chocolatey products that sweeten and smooth the skin.

Haute Cocoa® Body Gift

$50.00

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Haute Cocoa Soy Jelly Jar Candle on white

Haute Cocoa® Soy Candle

$20.00

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Haute Mama Gift for the most deserving person in your life

Haute Mama Gift

$84.00

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Her Cozy Night In Gift Box

Her Cozy Night In Gift

$55.00

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Hey Honey Gift Box on white top view

Hey Honey Gift Box

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$48.00

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Holly Honey

Holly Honey

$18.00

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Honey Gift Set with 4 different varietal and artisanal honeys outside box

Honey Gift Set

$45.00

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Honey Party Favors

Honey Party Favors

$84.00

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Honey Sampler

$50.00

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Honey Tasting Tower on white background

Honey Tasting Tower

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Honor Soy Candle

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$20.00

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I’ll Bee Home Gift

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$50.00

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Tea Time To Go tube with lollipops, tea ball and tea in full packaging

It’s Tea Time

$30.00

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Limited Edition Print "Broken Heart"

Limited Edition Giclee Print “Broken Heart”

$750.00

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Red Triptych

Limited Edition Giclee Print “Triptych”

$1,800.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Linden Basswood Honey on white background

Linden Basswood Honey

$18.00

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Sweet Lips wooden gift box

Lip Set Gift Box

$50.00

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Lollipop Sampler Collection

$30.00

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Naturals Tinted Lip Balm Trio on white

Naturals Tinted Lip Balm Trio

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$24.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Orange Blossom Honey on white background

Orange Blossom Honey

$18.00

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Lavender soy candle is peace on earth

Peace on Earth Lavender Soy Candle

$20.00

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sun soy candle

Place in the Sun Soy Candle

$20.00

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Waxing Kara Sweet Lips Plum Trio (Blossom, Petal and Berry)

Plum Tinted Lip Balm Trio

$24.00

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raspberry lip scrub no. 7

Raspberry Lip Scrub No. 7

$18.00

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Picture of red tinted lip balm Sweet Lips Red Trio Lip Balm

Red Tinted Lip Balm Trio

$24.00

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Rose+Lavender Facial Oil

$42.00

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A jar of Waxing Kara Spring Honey on a white background

Spring Honey

$18.00

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Sweet Body Balm Four Pack

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$48.00 $36.00

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Jar of Sweet Clover Honey on white table

Sweet Clover Honey

$18.00

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Sweet Lips Six Pack in new package

Sweet Lips Six Pack Value Bundle

$40.00

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vanilla tangerine soy candle we call Sweet

Sweet Soy Candle

$20.00

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Tea for Two Tea and Honey Gift Set image featuring 3 2 oz raw honey selections, 2 organic loose leaf tea selections and an adorable honey dipper

Tea and Honey for Two

$45.00

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Tea Tower Gift Set feauring a set of 5 organic, hand-blended loose leaf teas. Artful Tea, Bees Knees Tea, Good Night Tea, Raven Tea and Straight and Narrow. Stacked one on top of the other with raven tea loose on table.

Tea Tower Gift Set

$50.00

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Waxing Kara Honey Original Body Scrub is crystallized honey

The Original Honey Body Scrub

$18.00

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Canvas Tote full of tints featuring Waxing Kara Eastern Shore Honey logo. Tints are spilling out of the bag.

Tote full of tints

$40.00

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Tradition Soy Candle on white

Tradition Soy Candle

$20.00

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Vegan Detox Mask Kit

Vegan Detox Mask Kit

$40.00

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Jar of Waxing Kara Wildflower Honey on white background

Wildflower Honey

$18.00

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Wisdom Soy Candle in glass jelly jar on while table. Scent on label reads Sage and Pomegranate

Wisdom Soy Candle

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Better Breakfast Month Tall Pin

About the Author

kara

Kara waxes about the bees, creates and tests recipes with her friend Joyce, and does her best to share what she’s learned and continues to learn about the bees, honey, ingredients we use and more.

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