25 Healthy and Delicious Breakfast Options That Don’t Take A Lot of Work

25 Healthy and Delicious Breakfast Options That Don’t Take A Lot of Work

If there’s one meal I can eat for the rest of my life, it’s breakfast.

I don’t care whether it’s really the most important meal of the day or not; I just love eating breakfast food! Now, cooking breakfast — that’s another story. No one wants to be up at an ungodly hour slaving at the kitchen. Imagine how ecstatic I was to discover absolutely delicious breakfast recipes that don’t take up a lot of work!

1. Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Whether you’re truly vegan or just trying to be healthier, this pancake recipe is a w-i-n-n-e-r. This recipe doesn’t use butter, eggs, or milk, but don’t worry: they’re delicious, moist (sorry), and fluffy!

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

2. Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts

You don’t need to spend a lot of time in the kitchen to make fancy-shmancy toasts! This particular recipe takes up only a little more than 10 minutes… and they’re absolutely healthy, too.

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3. Avocado Breakfast Bake

There is a reason why avocados are one of the most popular health foods: they’re not only yummy but also very versatile. This recipe calls for just 3 ingredients: avocado, bacon, and eggs. Oh, and cheese if you want to add some (because why wouldn’t you?).

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4. Banana Strawberry Baked Oatmeal

You can’t be my friend if you didn’t at least drool over the picture below. I mean, come on! It’s strawberries and bananas! With this recipe, you can have “dessert” for breakfast and not feel guilty about it.

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5. Blueberry Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes

You can never ever go wrong with pancakes, but imagine how right your day would go if your brekky pancakes contained a whopping 20 grams of protein? They’re gluten-free, too!

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6. Spinach Protein Waffles

If you have never tried having spinach for breakfast, now is the perfect time to change that. They’re delicious, nutritious, and ready in 5 minutes! Best part? You can go crazy with the toppings.

Spinach Protein Waffles

7. Atkins Green Breakfast Smoothie

Smoothies are the perfect breakfast food for busy people. They’re ready in a jiffy and they are complete meals on their own which you can eat on the go. Plus, they often taste like a sweet treat!

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8. Scrambled Egg and Vegetable Breakfast Pita Pockets

Every mum should keep pita pockets in her pantry. These are ideal for no-brainer breakfasts, and they’re very healthy and filling, too! This recipe contains eggs, vegetables, cheese… basically everything you would want in a breakfast plate.

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9. Banana Berry Smoothie Bowl

Take a look at that smoothie bowl. Just take a look at it. Isn’t it gorgeous? It becomes even more beautiful in my eyes knowing that it only contains healthy, hearty ingredients — and the entire thing tastes almost like ice cream!

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10. Hearty Cauliflower Breakfast Waffles

I know it’s challenging to switch from sweet waffles to savoury ones, but guess which kind is better for you? Trust me, healthy waffles taste good, too! These cauliflower waffles are delicious and really filling.

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11. Healthy Oat Crepes

Crepes have a bad rep. They’re sugary and carb-laden and so not good for the waistline. Well, did you know you can actually make crepes healthy? Use oats, chia seeds, and almond milk for a healthy alternative!

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12. Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes! They’re highly nutritious and filling, and it doesn’t hurt that they taste good, too. With turkey bacon, eggs, and cheese, this recipe is the stuff dreams are made of!

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13. Scrambled Eggs with Kale and Mozzarella

Did you think this will be a complete breakfast list without at least one entry on good old scrambled eggs? I didn’t think so, either! This wholesome recipe is made perfect with kale and the cheesy goodness of mozzarella.

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14. Peach Pie Breakfast Parfaits

I often prefer hearty, savoury brekky, but if someone hands me a glass of parfait and calls it breakfast, then who am I to refuse it? This recipe contains chia pudding and fresh fruit, so you can enjoy the dessert-y goodness without the guilt!

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15. Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

Rice can be the ultimate comfort food, and if you’re worried about your carb intake, you can always use brown rice for a healthier alternative! With 4 large eggs and an avocado, this will be a literal powerhouse meal.


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16. Caprese Avocado Toast

Avocados take the spotlight now, and who are we to complain? Avocado toasts are one of the best things ever invented by mankind. Plus, avocados and tomatoes are a match made in heaven, so you should absolutely make this recipe!

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17. Cauliflower Benedict

Take your eggs benedict to the next level by substituting ordinary hash browns with cauliflower patties! Don’t be intimidated; cauliflower patties are really easy to make and tasty, too.

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18. Sweet Potato with Caramelised Onion Hash and Baked Eggs

Baked eggs are a classic breakfast recipe that will never fail to give me that much needed boost in the morning! If you don’t want to chop sweet potatoes while still sleepy, you can always make the hash the night before.

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19. Breakfast Bruschetta Bar

For food-related questions, sometimes, Martha Stewart is the answer. Go “extra” by turning a simple breakfast meal into a complete spread of breakfast options. If you’re having guests, they’ll surely love your breakfast bruschetta bar!

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20. Spinach and Mushroom Egg White Frittata

Egg frittatas are a delicious way to turn leftovers in your fridge to a healthy, filling breakfast! This particular recipe uses spinach and mushroom, but really, you can use virtually anything!

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21. Acai Chia Seed Pudding Parfait

Chia seeds are God’s gift to mankind, letting us enjoy its dessert-y goodness without fear for blood sugar spikes! And there’s acai berry, the wonder fruit, making this breakfast recipe supremely healthy!

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22. Avocado, Goats Cheese and Tomato Balsamic Toasts

Here’s another variation of the avocado toast because who can get enough of avocado toasts? Aside from the heavenly pairing of avocados and tomatoes, this one uses balsamic glaze which just makes everything better.

23. Blueberry Maple Yoghurt Bars

Yoghurt and granola are an excellent breakfast. However, it’s not really easy to take it on the go. Here’s a solution: yoghurt bars! These have the perfect ingredients to jump start your day — and they do taste like cheesecake. Yum!

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24. Vanilla Overnight Oat  Breakfast Bowl with Fruit

I don’t know about you, but I think overnight oats are the best way to prepare oatmeal. They’re just creamier and more scrumptious! Add fruit, chia seeds, and yoghurt and you have the perfect breakfast bowl.

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25. Eggs Baked in Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms are, in my opinion, the yummiest alternative to meat out there! There are a million ways to cook and stuff mushrooms, but baking eggs in them is forever a delicious breakfast classic.

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Which one is your favourite breakfast recipe?

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