CREAMY CAPRESE PASTA
Ever heard a trainer tell you to eat your calorie-heavy foods in the morning? Hello pasta! There’s a reason why former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky said she loves to eat pasta for breakfast. Dig into this cheesy Caprese salad-inspired dish for a filling way to start the day.
SHRIMP LO MEIN
This noodle dish is packed with veggies including cabbage, onion, red bell pepper and edamame. Best of all, it scored Top Chef‘s Antonia Lofaso major points on the show and at home with her teenage daughter. Hey, any way to get your kid to eat veggies in the morning!
CARROT & AVOCADO SALAD
He’s funny, he’s smart and he’s a mama’s boy… is there anything not to love about Paul Rudd? The star showed off this scrumptious chicken dish from his mom’s favorite restaurant called Jasper’s in Kansas City. The dish is packed with parmesan, garlic and mozzarella. Now that is the type of leftover we’d heat up again in the morning!
CHICKEN POT PIES
Chicken pot pies look so much like a breakfast pastry, it seems natural to indulge in one in the a.m. These individual Chicken amp Leek Pies are packed with carrots, celery and leeks – perfect for taking it to go in the morning!
FAROE ISLAND SALMON WITH RICOTTA DUMPLINGS
Prepare for your mouth to start watering. We know to listen to anything Beyoncé tells us to do, so add this to the list. The star dined with husband Jay Z at the posh Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel, which boasts this typical dinner dish on it’s brunch menu: salmon over a plate full of cheesy dumplings and veggies.
This light but hearty dish by deceased celebrated Chicago chef Charlie Trotter can be made with either tuna or salmon. The fish is rubbed in olive oil and served with a hearty plate of garlicky roasted mushrooms. Yes please!
MAC 'N' CHEESE BURGER
Let’s be honest, this dish from Rockit Burger Bar is best served following a hangover when you wake up from a long, long night out on the town and you are craving something greasy and filling and you can’t choose one item. Recommended sides include sitting on the couch, calling in sick for work and spending two hours at the gym the next day to work it off.
SEARED HANGER STEAK
Created by chef Alex Guarnaschelli for Feeding America’s 5-Ingredient Dinner Challenge, it’s easy to make (only five ingredients technically: broccoli, salt, oil, steak and black pepper), which means you won’t be late for work if you opt for this dish in the morning, but you’ll be full all day long.