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

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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.

Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

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You can substitute the blueberries with any other frozen fruit you like.


The main ingredient in this good-for-you savory porridge is yellow mung dal, split mung beans that break down and thicken as they cook.

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.

Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked Egg

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

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter-Banana Waffles

A healthy, delicious breakfast for the whole family! Lure sleepyheads out of bed with these Belgian-style waffles made from three main ingredients: peanut butter, eggs, and mashed overripe bananas. Each waffle packs about 30 grams of protein but tastes like a treat, and because they freeze well, they're as easy as cereal on a hectic morning.

Morning Glory Muffins with Banana

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These muffins are surprisingly moist, even though they're low in fat, thanks to nutritious, flavorful add-ins like banana, carrots, oats, and raisins.

Homemade Yogurt

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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.

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.

Grapefruit, Carrot, and Ginger Juice

This juice will give a healthy kickstart to your day.

Inspiration and Ideas

Healthy Breakfast Smoothies in a Rainbow of Colors

For a refreshing, nutritious, and fast start to the day, make a good-for-you smoothie part of your breakfast routine.

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.

Multigrain Bread

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One simple recipe is all you need to bake four types of bread, each one hearty, wholesome, and delicious. See our Classic White Bread how-to for step-by-step photos.