Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Start your day off right with a heart-healthy breakfast. Our easy pancake, muffin, casserole, and breakfast granola recipes ensure that you're getting the vitamins and minerals you need to get through your day.


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Spinach and Feta Omelet
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Spinach and Feta Omelet

    Spinach, feta, and mushrooms create a sure-to-satisfy combination in this yummy omelet. Each savory serving packs an impressive 17 grams of protein, an important component to a filling breakfast.

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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 make create a breakfast cookie that actually fills you up!

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Hash Brown Strata

    Not a morning person? Make this savory breakfast casserole the night before for an easy, delicious breakfast in the morning. Egg, hash browns, broccoli, and cheese are sure to please even the pickiest eater.

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Maple Bran Muffins

    These fiber- and protein-packed bran muffins are sure to hit the spot. Real maple syrup and dried fruit sweeten the irresistible morning muffins.

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Garden Veggie Juice

    This nutrient-packed vegetable juice will give anyone a morning boost. Blended garden veggies are packed with vitamins and antioxidants and are very low in calories.

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Pumpkin Pancakes

    Craving something sweet this a.m.? Pumpkin-spiced hotcakes are perfect for lazy mornings when you're craving something satisfying. Pumpkin adds sweet, natural flavor as well as protein and fiber to the cakes.

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Mushroom, Asparagus, and Tofu Quiches

    Tofu and eggs combine as the base for these succulent quiches to give each serving a whopping 10 grams of protein.

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Breakfast Pizza

    Pizza is simply irresistible, and this breakfast version is no exception. Hash brown potatoes, peppers, onions, basil, and tomatoes top a golden-brown crust to create a satisfying breakfast.

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Blueberry Smoothies

    The yogurt base in these yummy blueberry smoothies give it a creamy, filling consistency that will keep you going all morning.

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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. You can make the versatile morning treat in a bread machine or in the oven.

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Eggs and Canadian Bacon in Pita Pockets

    This balanced breakfast pocket is packed with egg substitute, Canadian bacon, and green onion. The stuffing is warm and fresh right out of the skillet!

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Apples and Granola Breakfast Crisp

    This breakfast treat is like eating apple pie for breakfast. Tender apples mix with warming spices, creamy Greek yogurt, and granola for a sweet crunch with every bite.

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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: 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. Don't like cream cheese? Substitute vanilla yogurt.

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Toasted Caraway & Rye Skillet Bread

    Dress up this dense, savory bread with a low-cal buttery spread and a drizzle of honey. Our recipe serves eight so you can offer a basket at a breakfast gathering.

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No-Fry French Toast

    Try this low-cal version of a breakfast staple. Bake the toast in the oven in favor of pan-frying to cut unwanted and unnecessary fat.

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Breakfast Fruit Shake

    Enjoy this personalized fruit smoothie in just minutes. You can make it year-round by buying frozen varieties of your favorite fruits.

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Chocolate Accordion Bread

    Chocolate and dried plums make the perfect sweet filling for this homemade bread. Each luscious serving has 3 grams of fiber, 6 grams of protein, and just 201 calories.

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Asparagus-Zucchini Frittata

    This egg bake is packed with yummy veggies that are sure to fill you up until lunch. Asparagus, yellow pepper, zucchini, onion, and roasted red peppers come together perfectly, but if you have other veggies lying around, feel free to throw them in the mix!

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Puffed Oven-Baked Pancakes

    Make these unique oven-baked delights with only five staple ingredients. Top the pancakes with fresh fruit and marmalade or sprinkle them with a little powdered sugar for a lighter bite.

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Light Colorado Quiche

    Three dairy products -- cottage cheese, cream cheese, and sharp cheddar -- combine in this delectable quiche. Serve at breakfast or brunch for rave reviews.

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Banana Millet Muffins

    Grab one of these filling banana muffins in the morning to jump-start your day. Each serving has 2 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein.

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Breakfast Tortilla Wrap

    Wrap up this balanced breakfast in a warm whole wheat tortilla. Our recipe is for one serving, but you can easily add to it to please a hungry breakfast crowd.

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Fruit Bowl Salad with Honey-Mint Dressing

    Wake up right with this delectable fruit salad. The honey-mint dressing subtly links all the fresh fruit together with a hint of sweetness.

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Tex-Mex Spinach Omelet

    For a south-of-the-border morning treat, assemble one of these Tex-Mex omelets. Control the heat by choosing plain Monterey Jack cheese over cheese with jalapeno peppers already mixed in.

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Pomegranate Smoothies

    Four ingredients and five minutes is all it takes to make this perfectly blended breakfast. Pomegranate juice is full of heart-healthy nutrients -- just be sure to choose a no-sugar-added variety.

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Citrus Trifle with Orange Custard

    Luscious enough for dessert but low-cal enough for breakfast, this light and bright custard features heart-healthy citrus on top of angel food cake.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

    There are no surprises in the ingredients list -- all are classic baking items you likely have in your pantry -- but we've trimmed the cholesterol by using refrigerated egg product and by cutting down on the oil.

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Breakfast Biscotti

    Nothing wakes up a hungry breakfast crowd like bread fresh from the oven. Our recipe keeps for a few days if you want to make it on the weekend and savor it during the workweek.

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