Healthy breakfast recipes aren’t just for Stepford wives get up at 5am to start cooking. No, a healthy breakfast is also within reach of we normal folk who are still rubbing our eyes while gulping coffee at 7am.
Today, I’m sharing a massive collection of easy healthy breakfast recipes just to prove this point. Sure, you might not be able to make all 47 recipes on this list, but chances are at least 2-3 of them will suit your fancy (and your degree of willingness to actually prepare food in the morning).
In fact, quite a few of them can be made ahead of time, so all you have to do in the morning is grab and go!
Can you tell I’m not a morning person? 😉
If you happen to be one, I promise I have nothing against you.
But for me personally, morning is solely about survival. And having healthy breakfast recipes handy is exactly what I need in my survival kit. (Well, that and my stainless steel percolator — because coffee).
Plus, if your brain isn’t quite running at full speed in the morning (like mine doesn’t), these recipes are sorted into nifty categories for you.
So if you want bread or fruit or eggs or a smoothie or if you’re one of those people who actually eats veggies for breakfast, we’ve got you covered.
Have at ’em:
Simple, Healthy Bread/Muffin Recipes
Reach for these when you’d rather have dessert for breakfast, but you still want to make healthy breakfast choices for your body and mind. 🙂
Easy, Healthy Pancakes/Waffles
Now, we couldn’t put together an awesome recipe list without including plenty of healthy pancakes and waffles to choose from. Here’s some of our favorites:
9. Mini Chocolate Waffles (grain free)
12. Paleo Pancakes
Protein Packed Breakfast Recipes
If you’ve been here for a while, you know I gotta get my daily protein fix to feel healthy and resilient. Starting your day off with healthy proteins can keep you full and your blood sugar balanced throughout the rest of the day. Here’s how to figure out how much protein you need.
Healthy Breakfast Recipes with Veggies
Yep. Veggies for breakfast. You know you need to eat more veggies, right? Here are some delicious ways to start the day on the right foot:
25. Avocado Egg Cups
Healthy Fruit-based Breakfasts
Fruit + breakfast just seem to go together, right? Fruit is a great way to bring nutrition and flavor to your healthy breakfast recipes. Feel free to mix it up and try different fruit combos! There’s no reason for breakfast to be boring.
Heart-Healthy Cereal and Oatmeal Breakfast Recipes
Breakfast is one of the easiest meals for eating up those healthy whole grains. Try one of these healthy oatmeal and cereal recipes tomorrow morning to make everyone smile:
39. Soaked Oatmeal
Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes
The easiest way to cram the most healthy ingredients in the quickest breakfast package is absolutely the breakfast smoothie. Here are some of the best and most creative recipes we could find – and of course, they’re perfectly delicious.
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Elizabeth is the founder and creative director at The Nourished Life. Her mission is to help people find a more balanced (less stressful!) approach to living a happy, healthy life. Read more about Elizabeth here.