Healthy Breakfast Recipes

With recipes incorporating whole-grains, oats, vegetables, eggs, and granola you'll stay full with plenty of energy. Plus, try our gluten free and low-fat recipes that incorporate healthy ad-ins and our breakfast smoothies, healthy muffins, and make-ahead casseroles.

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How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rating: 3.25 stars 4885
Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Martha's Favorite Green Juice

Every morning Martha drinks this immune-boosting cocktail of nutritious fruits and vegetables. Her refreshing green juice recipe allows for plenty of substitutions. Don’t have pears on hand? Add an apple instead! Have some fresh spinach or kale that needs to get used? Either works great. With this vibrant and versatile formula on hand, it’s easy to drink green.

Quick Broccoli Frittata

In this nourishing frittata, frozen broccoli is used for convenience and since it is preserved at peak freshness, you'll also get the maximum nutritional benefits in each bite (a win-win!). An eight-inch skillet will yield thick, hearty slices for breakfast and the nonstick surface keeps cleanup easy. 
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Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

Rating: 3.68 stars 344
Whip up this three-ingredient healthy smoothie recipe with just three ingredients—nonfat plain yogurt, banana, and frozen blueberries. Feel free to substitute the blueberries with any other frozen fruit you like.

Soaked Chia Seeds

This make-ahead mix lets you power up with omega-3s, fiber, and protein. You've no doubt heard all the buzz about nutrient-packed chia seeds. Well, here's a super-easy way to include them in your daily routine.

Homemade Yogurt

Rating: 3.21 stars 195
Making your own yogurt may sound ambitious, but it's really not. All it takes is two ingredients and 20 minutes of hands-on time.

Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked Egg

Rating: 3.95 stars 154
Try a savory approach to your morning oatmeal with the addition of a soft-cooked egg and shredded cheddar cheese.

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Rating: 3.5 stars 107
Drizzle these pancakes with maple syrup or your favorite fruit sauce. They can also be served with fresh fruit and a dusting of confectioners' sugar.

Morning Glory Muffins

Hearty and healthy, these muffins are packed with grated apples, carrot, coconut, and golden raisins. Pepitas replace the usual walnuts. They're made with half whole-wheat and half all-purpose flour.

Avocado-Banana Smoothie

Rating: 3.62 stars 530
Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.

Morning Glory Muffins with Banana

Rating: 3.64 stars 1342
These healthy morning glory muffins are surprisingly moist, even though they're low in fat, thanks to nutritious, flavorful add-ins like banana, carrots, oats, and raisins.

Breakfast Quinoa

Rating: 3.51 stars 1228
Usually served in savory side dishes, quinoa -- a high-protein seed -- also makes a wonderful hot cereal.
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Inspiration and Ideas

26 Quick, Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Busy Mornings
All of these recipes can either be made ahead of time or whipped up in just a few minutes.
15 Healthy Back-to-School Breakfasts for Kids
These tasty breakfast ideas for kids are brain food that will help start your kids' days off right. They're packed with good-for-you ingredients including eggs, berries, nuts, and honey.

Baked Eggs in Whole Roasted Tomatoes

These rustic tomatoes deliver a similar sweet-savory fix. We particularly love the way the eggs soak up the juices.