14 Recipes for Christmas Morning
Plan a delicious and cozy Christmas morning with these 14 sweet & savory recipes. With a wide variety from casseroles, to pancakes, to cinnamon rolls, you’ll find something for everyone!
Brunch Egg Veggie Casserole — Your Choice Nutrition
This eggy casserole packed with veggies and cheese can be made ahead of time, which is always a win on Christmas!
Sweet Potato Frittata — Allison Schaff of PrepDish.com
Frittatas are easy to make and this one gets a delicious hint of sweetness and heartiness from sweet potatoes.
Moroccan Marinara Poached Eggs —Dishing Out Health
If you want something savory but different from most traditional egg dishes, or just something amazing, try this dish (also known as shakshuka) which poaches eggs in a simmering marinara spiced with harissa, fennel, and cheese.
Smoked Salmon and Dill Sheet Pan Frittata —Chef Julie Harrington, RD
A frittata with an extra savory addition of smoked salmon makes it special for Christmas morning.
Flatbread Egg Pizza — Tasty Balance Nutrition
Some of our favorite things, including smoked salmon, avocado, and eggs, grace this breakfast pizza that makes an excellent addition to your Christmas morning table.
Christmas Morning Breakfast Sandwiches — Sinful Nutrition
This one makes both the sweet and savory lists with a cinnamon roll as the bun, sandwiching in savory chicken sausage and egg. Yes please!
Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls — Bailee Hart, RDN
These will warm your belly on Christmas morning. You can even prep them ahead of time, freeze them, and reheat on Christmas morning to maximize your morning leisure time while creating awesome smells in the kitchen! We think they’d pair great with one of the egg casseroles or frittatas.
Chocolate Strawberry German Pancakes — Your Choice Nutrition
If chocolate makes your Christmas magical (raises hands!), then this is a dish to try. It’s not time consuming but feels extra special.
Healthy Gingerbread Pancakes — The Foodie Dietitian
Pancakes that taste like gingerbread cookies are our kind of Christmas morning! These ones contain all of the ingredients you’d find in gingerbread and are made with whole wheat flour to give you some added fiber for feeling great all day.
Coconut Fruit Tart — Judy Barbe, RD, LiveBest
This creative tart makes a crust out of nuts and crushed cereal with a creamy sweet yogurt / custard-like filling. You can top it with any type of fruit, which makes it perfectly customizable to your Christmas crowd’s tastes.
Festive & Healthy Brazil Nut Loaf — Jean LaMantia, RD
This is such a creative (and healthy) take on traditional Christmas cake.
Coconut Cherry Dark Chocolate Waffles — Sharon Palmer, RD, The Plant Powered Dietitian
We couldn’t leave one of our favorite breakfast standbys (waffles!) out of the mix. These ones are extra special with the addition of chocolate, cherries, and coconut.
Baked Oatmeal — Aloha Nutrition
If you love oatmeal this is an excellent warm and delicious option that you can make ahead of time.
Dutch Pancake — C&J Nutrition
This giant popover-like pancake is cooked in a skillet and requires just a few ingredients. It can be topped with fruit, yogurt, whipped cream, syrup, and any other toppings you love.