I think I have mentioned a lot of times now that having breakfast is really important. The fact is that your body has not eaten all night and is very catabolic (eating itself). While this may seem good because you could also be burning away at your fat, the fact is that your metabolism is slow and you want to pump that up so that your body can start working correctly.
The other thing that is really important is to get some protein in first thing in the morning. This is important for two reasons, first to make sure your muscle cells are being rebuilt, and second is that protein tends to keep you full longer.
I ran across this recipe for High Protein Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes that looks really good and easy to make.
Try making them this weekend and see how you like them. The oatmeal is great for you, the protein is great for you and of course apple and cinnamon together tastes really great