If you are trying to keep your calories count down – we have some ideas!
One of the common misconceptions to help you lose weight is to eat less, which is a no-no! Eating less will sacrifice good nutrients, proteins, and fibre. With the right breakfast and lots of vegetables, I’m sure you’d be delighted eating a lot and losing weight at the same time!
So here goes the tasty breakfasts under 300 calories!
1. Savory Quinoa Egg Muffins with Spinach
Calorie Count: 61 each
No, muffins shouldn’t be just for those kids who love sweets! Or anyone with sweet tooth! That’s against the law of the health-conscious!
2. Tomato Zucchini Frittata
Calorie Count: 230
If you love tomatoes to such extent that you’d die for them (I hope not), this is for you. This is a great recipe if you have a veggie patch on hand and you can use the fresh tomatoes, zucchini and parsley to really have a vibrant and fresh-tasting breakfast that is good for you too!
3. Chocolate Protein Overnight Oats
Calorie Count: 191
If you’re too lazy to wake up so early for breakfast or just don’t have the time to make one, you can try this chocolate protein overnight oats! This tastes like a hot chocolate and a brownie in one, so what else can you look for? Very convenient and chocolatey!
4. Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Egg White Breakfast Burritos
Calorie Count: 297
Want to savour the moment while walking down the street? This burrito is for people always on the go. Just grab it and you’re done! You’ll not be late anymore! You can even eat this one in the car on the way to work!
5. Breakfast-Stuffed Peppers
Calorie Count: 163 per serving
Don’t throw the leftovers away! Get your capsicums from the fridge and make them classy by filling them with, uh, leftovers. It will seem like a 5-star restaurant cuisine, just don’t tell them about the, you know.
If you don’t have any leftovers on hand – fill it with scrambled eggs and any veggies that you can grate into the mix. Top with a tiny bit of cheese.
6. 2-Minute Egg Omelette in a Mug
Calorie Count: 187
Who says food can only be put on a plate? This egg omelette is very simple to do, and it just takes 2 minutes of your day to make! Mugs aren’t just for morning coffees, indeed.
7. Simple Vegan Omelette
Calorie Count: 232
Tired of plain omelette for breakfast? Mix it with a lot of vegetables that you love! Plus if you think that the words ‘Vegan’ and ‘Omelette’ don’t go together – this recipe will prove you wrong! Egg-free of course!
8. Greek Yogurt and Blueberry Parfaits
Calorie Count: 180 per serving
Do you know that yogurt and blueberries have a lot of health benefits? Yogurt can make your teeth and bones strong while blueberries are good for your heart and brain! So who can say no to this?
9. Healthy Breakfast Nachos
Calorie Count: 300 calories per serving
Well, who doesn’t love nachos? Especially if they’re topped with bunch of patatos? (It doesn’t make sense but it sounds funny!)
10. Hash Brown Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Dill Cream
Calorie Count: 187 per serving
Ronald McDonald isn’t the only one who can give you hash browns, you know? And their hash browns aren’t actually healthy, and they don’t come with salmon!
11. Egg-and-Cheese-Stuffed Baked Potato
Yes, of course, you can eat egg, cheese, and potato in one bite!
12. Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars
I know too well how boring plain oatmeal is, especially if you eat a bowl of it every day. So why not try Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars? It’s easy to make and you can carry it everywhere you go! Bowls no more!
13. Pistachio and Pomegranate Oatmeal Bowl
If you don’t want to make oatmeal bars because you’re very ‘traditional’, you can opt to add fruit on it instead. No one can stop you anyway.
14. Spicy Sausage Waffle Sandwich
Do you have those moments where you tend to want to eat chocolate after eating something salty? It happens to me, too! It’s like even our tongue is wanting to balance itself! So, yes, I bet your tongue will like this waffle sandwich.
15. Tropical Green Smoothie
Perhaps this is the only choice of those people who really aren’t fond of eating vegetables. But you can try this too for fruit, especially if you want convenience. You can mix different fruits or vegetables, or both, to give you better health benefits.
16. Berry Smoothie Bowl with Roasted Coconut
Calories: 280 per serving
Or if you don’t want plain smoothie, you can also mix it with something that you can munch, like strawberries, blueberries, bananas, or other fruits that can be eaten in one bite.
17. Pumpkin and Granola Parfait
If you have too much time or you find eating vegetables too boring, you can try making a parfait out of it.
18. Honey-Whipped Cottage Cheese with Melon
If you like to add another flavour to your fruit, you can try dipping it into something that complements its taste, like this.
19. Banana Pancakes
Do you know that the banana is one of the fruits that contain a high sugar level? With this banana pancake, there’s no need for you to add artificial sweeteners.
20. Kale, Tomato and Poached Egg on Toast
Because eggs and toast are already a part of almost everyone’s breakfast, right? Here’s a twist to that!
21. Pistachio Nut and Spiced
Apple Bircher Muesli
Nuts, yogurt, apples, and oats are a very healthy combination that makes one’s tummy full!
22. A Boiled Egg with Toast Soldiers
Here’s another twist to the egg and toast tandem.
23. Broccoli, Kale and Cheddar Quiche
Calories: 245 per serving
And here’s another healthy, edible container for the leftovers!
24. Sausage Tortilla Breakfast Bake
Sausages have 9 amino acids and help in building our muscles and balancing our hormones. Tortilla does help in our digestion, especially if it’s made with whole grains. This can be eaten for brunch.
25. Slow-Cooked Breakfast Apple Cobbler
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Why not put a new touch on your apples and make them more yummy?
26. Eggs in Purgatory
Do you know purgatory? It’s the place where people cleanse themselves before they go to heaven. But in these eggs, you’re still in purgatory but you’ll already get to taste the heaven!
27. Slow Cooker Vegetable Omelet
Although eggs alone have health benefits, we want to be much healthier, so why not add all the goodness of the vegetables from your fridge?
28. Italian Baked Egg and Vegetables
If you don’t want scrambled egg and want a bigger portion of your favourite vegetables, you can opt to do this.
29. Gluten-Free Paleo Pudding Recipe
One for the gluten intolerant among us!
30. Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Avocado Breakfast Burritos
If you love Mexican food and are a busy person, this burrito can save your day!
31. Banana Corn Muffins
How cute muffins are. You can also put designs on them, like put whole fruits at the top or mix it with whole fruits and make it look like a chocolate chip cookie!
32. Portobello Breakfast Cups
This is the kind of breakfast that you can make in less than 20 minutes, and you can eat this any time of the day, be it breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
33. Scrambled Egg Burrito
Calories: 259 per serving
Here’s another burrito that you can take anywhere you go.
34. Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie
Well, of course, sometimes we are in the mood for chocolate.
35. Pasternak’s Sweet Spinach Smoothie
Calories: 296 per serving
Do you know why Popeye loves spinach so much? Because it contains a lot of vitamins that really help our body be in a great condition! Also, according to a study, there’s no other vegetable that can surpass the amount of Vitamin K spinach has.
36. Smash Avocado with Smoked Salmon and Red Onion
Salmon is good for our brain, red onion has heart benefits, and avocado contains a lot of potassium, even more than a banana!
37. Power Greens Breakfast Skillet
Calories: 244 per serving
This is good for people who don’t want to wash the dishes! No, I’m not kidding.
38. Fried Egg and Crunchy Breadcrumb Breakfast Salad
Calories: 250 per serving
A variant of salad that is crunchy.
39. Vegetarian Benedict with Thyme Sabayon
Calories: 242 per serving
It is said that thyme helps in making our body strong. Eggs also contribute strength to our body because of its Vitamin D. So this Vegetarian Benedict is a good source of courage that everyone needs in their everyday life!
40. Pomegranate-Farro Breakfast Salad with Honey Ricotta
Pomegranate helps to prevent cancer and with our digestion. Honey, on the other hand, has anti-bacterial power. Indeed, a very easy to make salad that would give you a lot of health benefits!
41. Grapefruit, Avocado and Prosciutto Breakfast Salad
Here’s another salad recipe that salad-lovers might want to take a look at. This is good for the heart!
42. Skinny Chicken and Vegetable Frittata
If you want to eat vegetables and chicken altogether, you might want to try this out!
43. Quinoa Porridge with Honey Bananas
Calories: 125 per serving
This might seem like a baby food but it’s not!
44. Skinny Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Enchiladas
Calories: 228 per serving
Skinny Mexican food for people who want to be a skinny Mexican! Oh, wait, what? Anyway, this enchilada, although it might seem like the opposite, is actually healthy! Check out the recipe to see why!
45. Cheesy Egg White Recipe
Calories: 49 per serving
Honestly, I wouldn’t appreciate the taste of egg whites if not with the salt or any condiments. If you’re like me, you can try this cheesy egg white recipe and maybe, just maybe, you’ll like it.
46. 4-Ingredient Seaside Paleo Breakfast Salad
Yes, almost all vegetable salads are healthy (because they’re vegetables, duh). Here’s one recipe that will not have too many ingredients, because all you need is 4!
47. Cauliflower Hash Brown Egg Cups
Calories: 98 per serving
Do you know? Cauliflower is a good antioxidant, eggs are a good source of protein, and potatoes can give you a lot of vitamin C! Wow! By just looking at the picture, I can tell that this will be very delicious!
48. Chia Yoghurt Power Bowl
Well, it’s not new anymore to add fruit on yogurt. You can add more, and more, especially those fruits that give energy and strength to our body.