Quick and Healthy Breakfast Recipes
Zucchini and Tomato Frittata
High in flavor and nutrition with only a few ingredients, this is one healthy breakfast recipe you'll look forward to making again and again. We can't decide what we love most: the tender caramelized zucchini, the crunchy walnuts, or the gooey mozzarella bites. Frittata recipes have the advantage of being both fast and large enough for a family, so this recipe is a great way to get everyone out the door with satisfied appetites.
Ginger-Berry Smoothie Bowl
Shh ... it will be our secret that the berries in this vibrant smoothie bowl are mostly disguising the beet blended in. The vegetable and fruit combo makes this 281-calorie bowl something you'll crave morning after morning. Get in on the trend of sharing healthy smoothie bowls on Instagram but be prepared for your friends to ask for this recipe.
Bagel croutons, crumbled bacon, and Greek yogurt dressing with everything bagel seasoning take this salad from supper starter to something you’d serve before noon. For more protein, put an egg on it. Top it with a few poached eggs and let the yoke run over it for an even tastier breakfast.
Scrambled eggs are one of our favorite easy breakfast ideas, and it's simple to bulk them up and make them healthier and heartier. Garden-fresh tomatoes, peas, and parsley complement rich ingredients like bacon, eggs, and cheese. Pair this 194-calorie entrée with an English muffin or slice of toast if you're looking for an even heartier breakfast.
Blackberry-Ginger Overnight Bulgur
Itching to sleep in? Stir together bulgur, yogurt, fresh berries, and a couple other flavor-boosters and let chill overnight. All that's left to do is catch some shut-eye, wake up, and dig in. This recipe is as quick and easy as pouring a bowl of breakfast cereal but much better for you than the sugary options on the shelf.
Greens and Bacon Omelet Wraps
No time to sit down for an omelet breakfast? Transform one into a wrap and take it with you! Turkey bacon and low-fat cottage cheese give these wraps filling protein without much fat. Since it's a quick and healthy breakfast you can take on the go, you'll be able to spend a few extra minutes in bed, too.
Sweet Honey-Ginger Beet and Mango Smoothies
Tofu and frozen mango cubes make these fruit and veggie smoothies creamy and irresistible. Whip up a big batch and store it in the refrigerator for up to three days for a fast-fix morning meal you can enjoy on the go. Beets and sweet peppers make this easy smoothie recipe more nutritious, but frozen mango, honey, and mango nectar tone down their vegetable taste for breakfast.
Avocado and Asparagus Egg Sandwiches
Bye-bye, breakfast cereal. This protein-packed sandwich recipe bears a strong likeness to a breakfast BLT, except it replaces lettuce with stalks of tender asparagus and has a citrusy avocado spread across the bread. This is one of the heartiest breakfast recipes out there, so you can plan on skipping your midmorning snack.
Strawberries and Cream Pancakes
Here’s proof that not all pancake recipes lead to a carb coma. Whole grains, chia seeds, and plenty of fruit make these flapjacks filling and healthy all at once. Finding easy breakfast ideas for a crowd can be tricky, but this recipe makes 12 servings (enough for everyone!).
Florentine Eggs Benedict
If you're on the lookout for easy breakfast ideas, you'll definitely appreciate this quick eggs Benedict. Skip the stove and cook this entire diner-inspired breakfast in your microwave. Even the poached egg and hollandaise. Pile on spinach and tomato to balance the richness of the yolk and creamy sauce.
Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wraps
Lox isn't just for bagels. Spread light cream cheese on tortillas, then layer with smoked salmon and thinly sliced zucchini for a completely portable breakfast that comes together in only 20 minutes. It's one of our favorite healthy on-the-go breakfast recipes.
Berry-Banana Smoothie Bowls
A blender is the MVP that makes it possible to serve Instagram-worthy smoothie bowls. Blend bananas, cherries, berries together. Top them with fiber-rich sidekicks like chia seeds and almonds to crank up the satisfaction level. Unlike most smoothie recipes, dive in spoon first once you've captured your shot.
Filled Egg White Omelet
Customizability for the win! High-protein, low-cholesterol egg whites enclose your choice of healthy fillings. We provide options for meats, cheeses, veggies, and toppers. In just 15 minutes, your dream omelet is plated and ready.
Smoked Salmon and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata
It’s tough to believe that this loaded frittata (cheese, piles of fresh greens, sweet peppers, smoked salmon) is only 141 calories per serving. It’s true! Enjoy a protein-rich wedge with a piece of fruit for a healthy yet satisfying start to the day.
Toasted Oat Muesli
Flecked with banana chips, almonds, and protein-rich flaxseed, this crunchy cereal isn't your ordinary bagged muesli. Even better? One batch will keep for up to two weeks, so if you spend 25 minutes making it now, you'll have breakfast ready in minutes every day.
Wilted Greens and Eggs
Craving a savory breakfast? Try this superfood-packed bowl that includes kale and egg, plus health food icons like olive oil and cider vinegar. For more fiber, toast a slice of wheat instead of white bread. Almost like a breakfast salad, this bowl full of veggies is a great way to start your morning.
Hearty Breakfast Tacos
Start your day with a breakfast fiesta. Stuff these low-cal crunchy tacos with protein-rich eggs, cheese, and beans. Salsa and green peppers add freshness. Use reduced-sodium black beans to keep the salt content down.
Don't think you have time to make a tasty skillet recipe for breakfast? Think again! This low-cal, customizable skillet comes together in just half an hour—and if you have leftover chopped meat and veggies in the fridge, all the better. You can make this healthy breakfast recipe a different way each time.