Salmon, Bacon and Potato Hash
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The only thing more annoying than the sound of an alarm clock is the prospect of eating a generic granola bar or overripe banana during your commute to work. Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, why not get your morning started on the right foot with these tasty recipes that highlight the beloved potato. Your empty tummy will thank you.

Salmon, Bacon and Potato Hash (above)

Bacon is reason enough to get out of bed in the AM, but it’s this hash’s unexpected tartness from Granny Smith apples that will make it your new favorite morning ritual.

Chicken Hash with Eggs

If you’re looking for a way to use your leftover chicken from dinner, look no further than this Southwestern-inspired dish. The green bell peppers and jalapeños will have you saying "olé" before tackling your day.

Braised Vegetable Hash

Consuming your daily servings of vegetables is important, so why not get a head start within the first hour of waking up? Fennel is the dish's standout, but you can certainly swap it out for any of your favorite root veggies.

Turkey Reuben Hash

Who says that lunch can’t be breakfast? Defy the norm with this deconstructed sandwich that doesn't even need the Thousand Island dressing.

Southern Crab Hash

No need to be crabby after a night's worth of rest. This seafood option with cream cheese and fresh chives will have you doing a happy dance.

Spicy Chicken and Sausage Hash

There’s nothing like the unapologetic jolt of coffee, but don’t rule out a little bit of heat for an early pep in your step. Who knew that horseradish was the breakfast ingredient you were missing in your life?