Healthy Breakfast Ideas

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Set the day’s tone by choosing from the best of the breakfast world. Here are some ideas:

How about a breakfast salad? Chicken, spinach, broccoli, olives, tomatoes? Give it a try!









Oatmeal, Ceylon Cinnamon, Cherries and Pumpkin Seeds

Healthy Polenta, Meatless Sausage and Poached Eggs with Shakshuka Sauce 

Whole-grain, low-sugar cereal with fruit and nonfat milk. Here are some suggestions 

Chia pudding with yogurt and berries

Polenta, Sausage and Eggs with Shakshuka Sauce 

Poached Eggs. This little gadget makes PERFECT poached eggs. Or cook them a bit longer than you would for poached and you get shell-less hard boiled eggs to take along for a quick on the go breakfast.

Here in this to-go breakfast I have 2 hardboiled eggs I made in the poached egg pan and raspberries.

My Favorite Method of Poaching or HardBoiling “no peel” eggs! 

Buddha Bowl or Hippie Bowls or Macro Bowls are composed of vegetables, protein and healthy grains.

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach and Whole Wheat English Muffin

Whole-grain toast or whole wheat English muffin with peanut butter and a peach

Scrambled eggs or egg whites with whole grain English muffin or whole-wheat pita

Eggs made in my favorite poached egg pan!! Served with Dave’s Killer Bread Thin Slices with Brummel and Brown Spread.

Sous Vide Egg Bites cooked in an Instant Pot

Spinach Egg Breakfast Sandwich that can be made ahead

Fruit smoothie blended with whey protein, Ceylon Cinnamon, flaxseed meal and wheat germ

Whole Grain Pancakes. Click here to learn how to make perfect fluffy pancakes!

Whole Grain toast spread with mashed avocado and a poached egg and tomato slice

Oatmeal with raisins, prunes, banana or dried apricots, nuts

1 homemade bran muffin

Chickpea and Avocado Mash on Whole Grain Toast or English Muffin

Hard Boiled Eggs

Yogurt Fruit Parfait

Acai bowl with fruit

1 apple with 1 mozzarella string cheese stick

1 cup low-fat cottage cheese topped with 1/2 cup peaches canned in their own juice

1 cup tomato or vegetable juice (choose low-sodium to reduce salt intake), 4 whole wheat crackers, 1 ounce low-fat cheddar cheese

1 cup plain yogurt mixed with 1/2 cup berries and 2 Tbs low fat granola

1/4 melon with 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese

Egg sandwich made with 2 slices whole wheat toast, 1 fried egg and 1 slice low-fat cheese, 1 sliced tomato; 1 banana

Smoothie made with 1/2 cup skim milk, 1 cup plain fat-free yogurt, 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen), 2 teaspoons wheat germ or flaxmeal, ceylon cinnamon and 1/2 cup orange juice.

Make-your-own granola: Mix 3/4 cup bran flakes with 3 tablespoons raisins, 1/2 small banana and 2 teaspoons chopped walnuts or almonds; eat with 1 cup skim milk

2-egg omelet with 1/2 cup chopped sautéed vegetables (use a non-stick skillet for the egg and vegetables); 1 slice whole wheat toast topped with 1 teaspoon tub margarine or jam; 1 cup skim milk

1/2 whole wheat English muffin topped with 1 ounce melted low-fat cheese and 1 ounce Canadian bacon; 1/2 grapefruit; 1 cup skim milk

1 oat bran frozen (or homemade!) waffle topped with 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese, 2 teaspoons maple syrup and 1/2 cup strawberries; 1 cup skim milk