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Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Jump-start your day and your metabolism with one of our healthy breakfast recipes. A protein-loaded breakfast will help you stay energized and burn more calories during the day. Our easy, healthy recipes for waffles, eggs, breakfast casseroles, and more are all lower in fat and under 350 calories.


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    • Mediterranean Breakfast Sandwiches

      Fresh tomato slices, baby spinach leaves, reduced-fat feta cheese, and eggs find a home between multigrain sandwich thins. This protein-rich sandwich makes a delicious healthy breakfast, and it only takes 20 minutes from start to finish.

    • Individual Baked Oatmeal

      These pretty single serve dishes of whole grain goodness are an ideal breakfast recipe for a busy family or brunch with friends. Serve with a dollop of honey-sweetened yogurt if desired.

    • Coconut Chia Oat Squares

      Loaded with heart-healthy chia seeds and oats, this nutritious breakfast recipe is so versatile: Sprinkle some on top of yogurt, eat large chunks plain alongside a skim latte, or even crumble a bit over oatmeal for a crunchy topper.

    • Almond Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Ring

      A stunner of a bread, this cinnamon roll ring is made with whole wheat flour and topped with a reduced-fat cream cheese drizzle and almond slices for a healthful addition to a special occasion brunch or breakfast.

    • Poached Eggs in 5 Easy Steps

      Trust us, with a little help, you can poach an egg. Our video will help you master this simple way to cook eggs without any added fat.

    • Strawberries and Cream Cheese Waffle Sandwiches

      For a breakfast that is both satisfyingly sweet and good for you, waffle sandwiches filled with fresh fruit and light cream cheese fill the bill. By using whole grain bread, low-fat granola, and honey, you get a healthier alternative to a classic breakfast recipe at just 274 calories per serving.

    • Overnight Blueberry Coffee Cake

      With filling fiber from whole wheat flour, antioxidants from blueberries, and protein from yogurt, this moist coffee cake recipe will help get any morning off to a healthful start.

    • Strawberries and Cream Quinoa

      Protein-packed quinoa is a great substitute for your usual morning cereal. And when topped with berries and cream, it's a delicious healthy breakfast that the whole family will love.

    • Maple Corn Muffin and Sausage Sandwiches

      Layer fresh fruit and lean turkey sausage in between maple-flavor corn muffins to make delicious breakfast sandwiches. At less than 300 calories per serving (which is two whole sandwiches!), they make a healthy breakfast recipe for any morning meal.

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      Hearty Breakfast Tacos

      A savory mixture of eggs, black beans, potatoes, and salsa fills corn tortilla shells to make a flavorful Southwestern breakfast recipe that will satisfy any crowd.

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      Fried Egg Toast with Tomatoes

      Upgrade a childhood favorite with this elegant and healthful version of egg-in-a-hole. Topped with tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and green onions, the beautiful finish makes this a companyworthy dish.

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      Fruit, Nut, and Rice Fritters

      With dried fruit, slivered almonds, and chia seeds, these delicious fritters provide tons of fiber and protein for a nourishing breakfast recipe. Enjoy alongside a skim latte for a satisfying morning meal.

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      Baked French Toast Strips with Apricot Dipping Sauce

      Slightly sweet and hearty enough to satisfy an active lifestyle, this baked breakfast dish is perfect to make ahead -- the French toast freezes for up to one month.

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      Greens and Bacon Omelet Wraps

      Fill a whole grain wrap with an antioxidant-loaded omelet and you have a healthy breakfast recipe that deserves to be bookmarked. Serve the wrap alongside fresh fruit to round out your meal.

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      Crunchy Oat Squares

      If boxed cereal is your usual morning meal, try these homemade oat squares with low-fat milk. Made from rolled oats, whole wheat flour, almond butter, and honey, they are both nutritious and tasty enough for young eaters.

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      Cranberry-Granola Bread

      Grab a slice of this cranberry-and-granola-stuffed bread when you're in a rush, or toast it and enjoy with your morning coffee and the paper. You can make this versatile breakfast recipe in a bread machine or in the oven.

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      Eggs and Canadian Bacon Pita

      This balanced breakfast recipe is packed with protein and fiber to guarantee that you are ready to take on your day. Try it with a drizzle of hot sauce or a squirt of Sriracha.

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      Banana-Oat Breakfast Cookie

      These soft and chewy breakfast cookies are a real treat -- and a reader favorite! Peanut butter and banana combine with oats and dried cranberries to create a breakfast recipe that's healthful, filling, and totally guilt-free!

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      Breakfast Casserole

      This casserole combines four breakfast favorites: hash browns, ham, eggs, and cheese. But there's no reason to feel guilty when you indulge in this comfort food favorite -- each savory serving has just 180 calories.

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      Heart-Smart Breakfast Parfait

      Easy to assemble and full of fresh fruit, these breakfast parfaits will be a favorite of yours in no time. We love the decadence of low-fat cream cheese, but you also can use plain or vanilla yogurt.

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      Great for Breakfast: How to Make Smoothies

      Watch our video for a simple formula for great smoothies every time -- no matter which fruits you use!

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      Mushroom, Asparagus, and Tofu Quiche

      Tofu and eggs make the base for this succulent quiche that boasts a whopping 10 grams of protein per serving.

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      Breakfast Pizza

      Pizza is simply irresistible, and this breakfast version is no exception. Hash browns, peppers, eggs, onion, basil, and tomatoes top a golden-brown crust to create a satisfying and healthy breakfast your family will gobble up.

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      Chocolate Accordion Bread

      Chocolate and dried plums make a perfectly sweet filling for this homemade bread. Each luscious serving has 3 grams of fiber, 6 grams of protein, and just 201 calories, which makes it a great way to start your day.

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      Light Colorado Quiche

      Three dairy products -- cottage cheese, cream cheese, and sharp cheddar -- combine in this delectable quiche that's a lighter take on a breakfast recipe favorite. Serve at breakfast or brunch alongside fruit or yogurt for a balanced meal.

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      Banana Millet Muffins

      Grab one of these filling banana muffins in the morning to jump-start your day. Each muffin has 2 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein and pairs well with a smear of nut butter.

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      Spinach and Feta Omelet

      Spinach, feta, and mushrooms come together in this flavorful variation on a classic omelet. Each serving of this breakfast recipe packs an impressive 17 grams of protein -- and can double as a quick dinner dish.

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      Pomegranate Smoothies

      In five minutes, you can whip four ingredients into a perfectly blended breakfast recipe. Pomegranate juice is full of heart-healthy nutrients that will help get your day off to a healthful start -- just be sure to choose the no-sugar-added variety.

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      Healthy Brunch Recipes

      You don't have to skimp on flavor just because you're watching your diet. A few simple swaps and cleverly placed vegetables make eating healthy a breeze, even in the face of doughnuts and eggs Benedict. These nutritious healthy brunch recipes have fewer than 350 calories per serving.
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