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.

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.

Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

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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.

Vanilla Chia Pudding

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Chia seeds are available at health-food stores and online. They're rich in omega-3s, fiber, and antioxidants.

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.

Mashed-Avocado and Egg Toast

Like a cross between avocado toast and egg salad, this delicious mash-up is served on whole-grain toast and finished with delicate fresh chives. Plus, there's no mayo here—creamy avocado provides plenty of richness.

Avocado-Banana Smoothie

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Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.

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.

Breakfast Quinoa

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Usually served in savory side dishes, quinoa -- a high-protein seed -- also makes a wonderful hot cereal.

Kitchari

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.

Morning Glory Muffins with Banana

Rating: 3.5 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.

Pineapple and Ginger Smoothie

Rating: 3.5 stars 77
Drink up! The fresh ginger in this tropical pineapple smoothie adds a layer of spice that'll give your morning a kick.
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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.
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.