A healthy breakfast is a wonderful way to start the day. These healthy recipes for breakfast are well worth trying.
These recipes focus on ingredients that will fuel your body through the morning and keep you sated till lunch.
This recipe for pesto eggs is wildly flavorful. The eggs are fried in a layer of pesto sauce and served with a spread of goat cheese on some crusty toast.
This recipe is easy to make and results in a wonderful breakfast or brunch!
Peach Smoothie Recipe
This vegan peach smoothie is a delicious and substantial breakfast recipe. Because it has half a cup of rolled oats, it's a filling smoothie that will keep you full all morning long.
Cilbir (Turkish Eggs in Yogurt)
This delicious Turkish eggs in yogurt and chili oil recipe (called Çılbır or cilbir) is a fantastic breakfast or brunch recipe.
It hits a delightful combination of flavor notes - fresh and bright, rich and spicy, creamy and savory.
Vegetarian Quiche Recipe
A fantastic veggie quiche recipe with asparagus and spinach. It's an absolutely delicious take on classic quiche.
Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal
This easy pumpkin spice oatmeal is ready in minutes. It's a healthy vegan and gluten-free breakfast.
Watermelon Radish Toast
One of the easiest and most delicious ways to enjoy watermelon radishes is on a slice of toast with a thick layer of goat cheese. This recipe is almost not a recipe, it's just a few ingredients and truly simple.
Almond Milk Pancakes Recipe
These almond milk pancakes are the best! They're a light and fluffy pancake that's dairy-free. They're a great way to greet the weekend - hello, pancake morning!
Bell Pepper Avocado Toast
This "shamrock" avocado toast is made with green bell pepper slices and eggs. It's a savory and filling take on avo toast!
Breakfast Quiche Recipe
This savory sausage and spinach quiche recipe is perfect for breakfast! It's filling without being too much.
Papaya Yogurt Bowl
A tropical breakfast with papaya, coconut yogurt, berries, and granola. It's a sweet and delicious way to start the day!
Avocado Sweet Potato Toast
This sweet potato toast recipe is topped with avocados, microgreens, radishes, raspberries, edible flowers, and sesame seeds.
Whipped Cottage Cheese
This delicious whipped cottage cheese is a wonderful breakfast or snack. It has the great flavor of cottage cheese, but a creamier, custard-like texture.
Best Ever Homemade Granola Recipe
This healthier, homemade granola recipe is a delicious breakfast treat when served with yogurt and fresh fruit. It's ready in just 30 minutes!
Blueberry Baked Oats
This recipe for blueberry baked oats is a luscious and tasty breakfast. The oats are blended so that when they bake they take on a more cake-like texture.
Corn and Leek Fritters Recipe
This corn and leek fritter recipe is delicious and ready in 30 minutes! These fritters are a perfect breakfast or lunch recipe. They’re vegetarian and gluten-free.
Arugula and Asparagus Breakfast Bowl
This arugula and asparagus breakfast bowl with a poached egg is delicious, fresh, and filling.
Mango Lassi Overnight Oats
If you're looking for an easy, healthy breakfast, you must try these mango lassi overnight oats! They're quick to make and they taste wonderful.
Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Oatmeal
This slow cooker peanut butter oatmeal is a perfect overnight breakfast recipe that is warm and delicious!
Chili Oil Eggs
This easy recipe for chili oil eggs can be served over rice for a delicious breakfast or lunch. Serve the eggs over rice with a dash of furikake (Japanese nori seasoning) for a filling and hearty meal.
Chocolate Baked Oats
This recipe for chocolate baked oats is a luscious and tasty breakfast or brunch. Because the oats are blended they take on a texture closer to cake than regular baked oats.
6 Kinds of Toast!
Every day is a good day for toast, so to get you through the week, I present to you -- 6 kinds of toast! There's something here for everyone.
Breakfast Fruit Salad
This easy breakfast fruit salad is perfect for mornings when you want a fresh, quick meal. It's also great as an afternoon snack!
This simple recipe is made from cut fresh fruit and freshly-squeezed orange juice.
Grated Egg Avocado Toast
This delicious grated egg avocado toast is a fun recipe to make for breakfast!
You'll combine ripe avocado, kewpie mayonnaise, grated hard-boiled egg, salt, pepper, and microgreens.
Healthy Breakfast Recipes: Eggs on Toast with Pesto
Try one of our favorite healthy breakfast recipes - these eggs with pesto are a savory and delicious recipe.
- 2 tablespoons pesto
- 2 eggs
- pinch of kosher salt
- pinch of ground black pepper
- pinch of red pepper flakes
- 2 pieces sourdough bread
- 2 ounces herbed goat's cheese
- Heat a medium frying pan over medium heat. Once hot, spread the pesto in a thin layer across the pan.
- When the pesto is warm, crack the eggs into the pan. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cook the eggs for 4 to 5 minutes or until the whites are set and no longer translucent.
- Meanwhile, toast the bread and spread the goat cheese on it.
- Remove the eggs from the pan and place them on the toast.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 365Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 196mgSodium: 640mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 18g
What are healthy breakfast foods?
Eggs - they’re a great source of protein and increase fullness and help maintain steady blood sugar. They’re very versatile and can be used in a multitude of ways.
Nuts - they’re filling and calorie-dense. They’re satisfying and nutritious.
Oatmeal - they’re full of fiber and helps reduce cholesterol. Oats are rich in antioxidants and are good for heart health. They’re also gluten-free.
Berries - they’re packed with antioxidants and low in sugar. They’re also low in calories and taste great.
Are eggs healthy for breakfast?
Eggs got a bit of a bad rap because of their cholesterol content. Eating one or two eggs a day can be healthy as they're an efficient calorie source, a good source of protein, and heart-healthy (source).
Why is a healthy breakfast important?
A healthy breakfast can be fuel for the day and set you up for a day of healthy eating.
Skipping breakfast can lead to the 'hangry' feeling later in the day, which can sometimes lead to overeating. (source) Check out all our breakfast recipes for more ideas.