Getting your morning started with a delicious and healthy breakfast is a great way to prepare for the day ahead! We’ve gone through some of our most popular recipes and put together over 15 + super simple healthy breakfast ideas we think you’ll love! Whether you’re a fan of something savory, light or maybe even a little sweet, add these to your next meal plan and you’re ready to tackle the day!
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15 + Healthy Breakfast Ideas
Mornings can be one of the busiest time of the day. Last thing we want to do is skip breakfast and then not have the energy to take care of the daily tasks. Try these super simple and quick recipes that will sure to be a hit with the entire family.
We wanted to make things as easy as possible for you, so we’ve rounded up 15 of our best healthy breakfast recipes! From homemade granola, to egg bites, huevos rancheros and delicious smoothies. You’re going to love the recipes that we lined up for you!
What makes a Breakfast Healthy?
- Whole grains: Are a must when making a healthy breakfast. I always try to reach for oats or whole wheat flour when making baked goods or smoothies. They are loaded with tons of essential vitamins and minerals. They are also high in fiber which helps with digestion and keeps you full longer. I always try to incorporate some type of whole grain when making breakfast. Whether I am serving eggs with a slice of whole wheat toast or adding oats to my smoothie! The more balanced your breakfast is the better you will feel!
- Vegetables / Fruit: It’s hard to get your five a day and breakfast is a great opportunity to incorporate vegetables AND fruit into your diet. Smoothies are a great way to sneak in greens as well as fruit. I always like to serve sautéed peppers or spinach with my scrambled eggs. These veggies add up and set the tone for the day!
- Protein: Eggs, nuts and seeds are all great protein sources to incorporate with you daily breakfast. Protein during breakfast is so important because it helps to keep you full!
Healthy Baked Oatmeal
This Healthy Baked Oatmeal recipe is made with coconut oil and applesauce to lighten it up. The baked oatmeal is almost like a giant oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, but one that’s made with healthy, wholesome ingredients and should be served at breakfast time.
Pumpkin Banana Smoothie
This heart-healthy and fiber-packed Pumpkin Banana Smoothie recipe is made with yogurt, plant-based milk, and pumpkin puree. It has all of the Fall flavors you love in one convenient package, and it’s the perfect way to start your day. Even better, it clocks in under 200 calories per serving!
Huevos Rancheros made with Homemade Refried Black Beans AND Homemade Pico de Gallo! They are the perfect healthy breakfast or brunch! The best thing we love about this recipe is how versatile it is! To make this recipe even easier prep the beans and pico de gallo in advance. If you are in a time crunch canned refried beans or jarred salsa can be used in place of the homemade beans and homemade salsa.
My Favorite Green juice
This simple and easy healthy green juice recipe is made with apples, kale, lemon and cucumber. The perfect immunity boost and ready in less than 10 minutes!
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Nothing says Fall flavor quite like a hot bowl of this delicious and easy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal. Made with wholesome ingredients like old-fashioned oats, fresh apples, and maple syrup, this is the perfect Fall breakfast the whole family will love! Loaded with all the flavors you start craving in autumn, like fresh apples, cinnamon, and maple syrup. It’s like a deconstructed apple pie or apple streusel!
Healthy BANANA BREAD
Healthy Banana Bread made with coconut oil, maple syrup and whole wheat flour! The best healthy banana bread you will ever have!
Healthy Berry Yogurt Smoothie
This Berry Yogurt Smoothie recipe only calls for 5 ingredients and is packed with protein to keep you full throughout the day. It’s a perfect breakfast, lunch, or snack on the go! All you need is some frozen or fresh bananas, blueberries, blackberries, Greek yogurt, and soy milk to get a perfectly creamy, thick consistency.
These decadent breakfast cookies are loaded with oats, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and protein. Perfect for a sweet, healthy, delicious breakfast or afternoon snack!
Egg Muffin Cups
These Egg Muffin Cups are a great way to meal-prep a healthy breakfast or snack and keep it stocked in your freezer any time you need it! Loaded with bell peppers, onions, spinach and spices which make them a great vegetarian breakfast choice. This Whole 30, Gluten Free and Keto Friendly recipe is also totally customizable!
5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites
These Peanut Butter Protein Balls are loaded with old fashioned oats, peanut butter and flax seeds. A healthy protein packed breakfast or snack that’s ready in less then 10 minutes! Loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats to keep you full and loaded with energy throughout the day. If you like this recipe then you would love my Cranberry White Chocolate Protein Balls!
Copycat Kind Granola Bars
Copycat Kind Granola Bars are loaded with nuts and drizzled with chocolate and sea salt. They taste just like the Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt ones that I love! Perfectly chewy, crunchy, sweet and chocolatey. These bars are perfect as a snack for back to school or as an on the go breakfast.
herb scrambled eggs
Make these easy herb scrambled eggs the centerpiece of your next family breakfast or Sunday brunch! Eggs are loaded with protein making this a healthy breakfast option you don’t have to feel guilty about eating! Serve with whole grain bread, fruit and veggies to round out the meal!
Flourless Morning Glory Muffins
Healthy Flourless Morning Glory Muffins. Loaded with shredded carrots, apple, walnuts and oats. They are loaded with whole grains and nuts. Hearty, satisfying and kid friendly. The perfect healthy breakfast on the go!
Maple pecan granola
This 4-ingredient maple pecan granola recipe is sweet, super crunchy, and way better than the store-bought stuff. It’s the perfect grab-and-go breakfast, snack, or little something sweet when the craving strikes!
Healthy breakfast Shakshuka
Shakshuka is an easy, healthy breakfast idea made with diced tomatoes, feta cheese, cilantro, and eggs. It is the perfect vegetarian recipe for a low carb diet, and it’s full of protein to keep you satisfied for longer. Serve it with baguette slices for dipping, or keep it low carb with a side salad and veggies!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
This Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie recipe comes together in only 5 minutes and tastes like you’re having dessert for breakfast. The combination of peanut butter and chocolate make this smoothie extremely decadent! One of my go to healthy breakfast recipes!
More Breakfast Recipes to Try!
Looking for some more delicious breakfast recipes to add to your weekly meal plan? Try these:
- Herb Scrambled Eggs
- French Toast Sticks
- Chocolate Energy Bites
- Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
- Eggs Benedict
- Berry Spinach Smoothie
- Homemade Everything Bagel
- Churro Waffles
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Bread