5 Breakfast Recipes Every 20-Something Should Know

Breakfasts beyond just a quick bowl of cereal or maybe a scrambled egg can be a lot to ask in our morning rush. But, secretly, aren't we all kind of craving our Sunday brunch fare (pancakes, waffles, muffins, and beyond)? Why can't we have it all — the weekday crunch and the best breakfast ever?! Well, now we can! Welcome to Foodiversity — Breakfast Baking 101. We streamlined this whole breakfast process by using just one dry-mix base. Add a touch of this and dash of that to our dry mix, and you can whip up your breakfast dreams in no time.

Fast Pancakes For The Girl On The Go

Photographed by Eric Helgas; Food Styled by Ali Nardi.
Now that you have your dry mix base, let's get to the most beloved of breakfast basics: Pancakes. All you have to do is add a little melted butter, milk, vanilla extract, and an egg to your dry mix base and you'll be gobbling down pancakes in no time. Don't worry if the first pancake or two turn out to be a mess; it's a universal truth for everyone — consider it a offering to The Pancake Gods.

Basic Pancake Recipe
Makes 6-10 pancakes, depending on size of the pancakes


1 1/4 cup basic dry baking mix
1 cup milk
2 tbsp butter, melted
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract


1. Mix all of the ingredients together to make the batter.
2. Heat a nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Pour batter into the hot pan.
3. Flip the pancakes when the edges start to brown and bubbles appear on the surface.
4. Cook for an additional minute on the other side.
5. Serve and enjoy immediately.