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Health Breakfast Ideas

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Quick and Easy Morning Recipes

It’s known as the most important meal of the day. Use these nutritious breakfast ideas as inspiration to keep your morning meals exciting, enjoyable, and easy to make. Healthy breakfast recipes that are quick to prepare provide you with the energy boost you need to kickstart your day.

Acai Super Smoothie Bowl

320 cals | 5.5g fat | 17g protein | 42g carbs | 1 serving
10 minutes cooking time

Loaded with frozen fruits and pea protein, this flavourful smoothie bowl is cram-packed with energy and protein to get you through the morning. Customize it with any topping you like, making it a perfect breakfast to start your day.

INGREDIENTS
100g pure unsweetened frozen acai • 1/3 cup frozen blueberries • 1 frozen banana, sliced • 2 frozen strawberries • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (add more as needed) • 2 tbsp pea protein powder • Toppings (optional) 1 kiwi, sliced • 2 strawberries • 1 banana, sliced • handful of blueberries • handful of granola or cereal

METHOD
1. Add all the frozen ingredients, almond milk, and pea protein to a blender, and puree until you have a smooth thick mixture. You can add more almond milk to adjust the thickness and consistency.
2. Pour the blended mixture into a serving bowl and top with the fresh fruits and granola. You can try any selection of fruits or toppings you desire.

Note: nutritional information is calculated without toppings.

Open Salmon Sandwich with Avocado

440 cals | 20g fat | 15g protein | 67g carbs | 1 serving
5 minutes cooking time

INGREDIENTS
2 slices of wholewheat bread • 4 slices of smoked salmon • 1/4 cup cream cheese • 1/2 cup fresh spinach, 1/2 cup cucumber, sliced • 1 avocado, sliced • pinch on sesame seeds • fresh cilantro

METHOD
1. Place your bread inside the toaster until it’s warm and toasty. While you wait, slice your avocado and cucumber.
2. Once your toast is ready, spread cream cheese over both slices. Top with fresh spinach, sliced avocado, cucumber, and smoked salmon. Garnish with sesame seeds, cilantro, or anything you want. Enjoy!

Low-calorie omelet with vegetables

Low in calories, high in protein, and filled with nutritious vegetables. A quick-to-make light breakfast idea will provide you with the energy and nutrients you need to get through the morning. Experiment with different vegetables to keep this breakfast fun.

185 cals | 7.7g fat | 19g protein | 7g carbs | 1 serving
12 minutes cooking time

INGREDIENTS
2 egg whites • 1 whole egg • 1 tomato, chopped into small pieces • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk • 1/2 cup of broccoli, chopped into small pieces • cheese, grated • spinach leaves • fresh cilantro

METHOD
1. Add the egg whites and whole egg into a bowl, along with the unsweetened almond milk. Season with salt, pepper, mustard seeds, turmeric, and garlic powder. Whisk until everything is mixed (don’t overbeat).
2. Over medium heat, very lightly saute the prepared broccoli and tomatoes in a large skillet (be careful not to overcook). You can add spinach to the skillet to warm through for the last 30 seconds.
3. Heat a lightly oiled non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add your egg mixture and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the bottom of the omelet is cooked (the top should still be wet).
4. Add your sauteed vegetables to the pan and use a spatula to fold the omelet in half gently. Cook for another 30 seconds before transferring your omelet to a plate. Garnish with grated cheese and cilantro.

Energy bursting blueberry smoothie

200 cals | 3g fat | 5g protein | 40g carbs | 1 serving
4 minutes cooking time

Packed with energy and bursting with flavor, this blueberry smoothie is excellent for anyone on the go. It also makes the perfect grab-and-go pre-workout breakfast smoothie that will guarantee a great session.

INGREDIENTS
1 cup frozen blueberries • 1/4 cup frozen banana • 1/4 cup oats • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk • 1 tsp cinnamon

METHOD
1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until it’s a smooth consistency. For a less thick consistency, add an extra dash of almond milk.
2. Pour the blended smoothie into a tall glass and enjoy.

Healthy banana oat pancakes

435 cals | 13g fat | 18g protein | 66g carbs | 2 servings
20 minutes cooking time

Fluffy in texture, delicious in taste, and full of energy, making these the perfect breakfast option – ready for a busy day ahead. Stack these healthy pancakes high and top with fresh berries, maple syrup, and low-fat yogurt.

INGREDIENTS
2 bananas • 2 whole eggs • 1/2 cup rolled oats • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • pinch of salt • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk • maple syrup • almond flakes • handful of blueberries (or fruit of your choice)

METHOD
1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until the mixture is a smooth consistency. Allow the batter to sit for at least 10 minutes before frying.
2. To a non-stick frying pan over medium heat, individually add a spoonful of the batter and cook evenly on both sides until golden brown.
3. Transfer the cooked pancakes to a plate and top with fresh fruit, maple syrup, and almond flakes.

Note: nutritional information is calculated without toppings.

Here are a few things that every breakfast lover should have stocked in the kitchen.

Unsweetened almond milk
Versatile, delicious, and low in calories. It also has a long shelf life.

Avocados
High in healthy fats, potassium, folate, and fiber, not to mention they’re a delicious addition to many breakfast recipes.

Rolled Oats
A versatile source of fiber and carbs, providing you with sustainable energy to get you through the morning.

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