7 Healthy, Yet Satisfying, Breakfast Ideas!

Your mom always told you, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” And she was right! Numerous studies have shown that eating a nutritious breakfast helps in weight loss or just maintaining a healthy weight. Eating breakfast increases your metabolism, enhances your mood, and fuels your day. Whether your off to the gym or off to work, a healthy breakfast is a must!

Try 1 of these 7 balanced, wholesome meals to kick start your morning!

1. The Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie

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Loaded with super foods like flax seed, spinach, blueberries, greek yogurt, and coconut milk you’ll be alert and awake for the day!

Full recipe by Lee Hersh at http://fitfoodiefinds.com/2014/06/blueberry-flax-superfood-smoothie/#_a5y_p=1913740


2. The Breakfast Babe (a.k.a. the healthy chocolate peanut butter breakfast shake)

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A craving killer made with all healthy ingredients: banana, peanut butter, cacao powder, honey & almond milk. Try adding protein powder or oats as well!

Full recipe by BakerByNature at http://bakerbynature.com/thick-creamy-chocolate-peanut-butter-breakfast-shake/

3. The Breakfast Burrito

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Made with ham, egg, avocado, light cheese, and a whole wheat tortilla this nutrient loaded breakfast will not disappoint!

Full recipe by Jared at http://tone-and-tighten.com/2014/07/ham-egg-and-avocado-breakfast-burrito-recipe.html


4. Oatmeal Apple Blender Pancakes

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Gluten free, dairy free, simple and delicious! Made with only 5 ingredients and a blender: apple, oatmeal, almond milk, coconut oil, and eggs.

Full recipe by Somethewiser at http://www.wholeyum.com/oatmeal-apple-blender-pancakes-gluten-free/


5. The Skinny Pancakes (a.k.a. the low carb option)

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Made with almond meal, eggs, water, and spices to taste, these pancakes will satisfy your sweet tooth without the extra carbs!

Full recipe by Lindsay at http://www.delightedmomma.com/2012/01/skinny-pancakes.html


6. Egg White & Spinach Omelet

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Back to basics with this egg white and spinach omelet. Made with egg whites, spinach, olive oil, cottage cheese, and light parmesan cheese. Try adding a dollop of salsa on top for an extra kick!

Full recipe by Jen at http://www.yummyhealthyeasy.com/2014/04/easy-spinach-egg-white-omelette.html


7. Breakfast of Champions: Avocado and Eggs

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Full of healthy fat and 3 simple ingredients: eggs, avocado, and whole wheat toast. You can't go wrong with this breakfast staple!

Full recipe by Lauren at http://www.fullmeasureofhappiness.com/2012/02/23/avocado-and-eggs-breakfast-of-champions/


  • Stephanie – Thanks for posting rpieecs! Your blog is in my Google Reader. I already bookmarked, like, 5 rpieecs!I wish we ended up eating at home when we can’t decide where to go we always end up going to Chipotle, or he goes to Whataburger and I get something else. So bad.

  • I never watch what I eat until now I’m a mom of two school-age kids, I do want them to have a good start in the moinnrg. Our schooldays breakfast menus include:- hot steel cut oatmeal w/ flaxseed meal & drizzled w/ raw honey- multigrain toast drizzled w/ raw honey- “made from scratch” blueberries pancake w/ flaxseed meal- 1/2 avocado sprinkled w/ course salt & lime juice- bran flax or plain multigrain cheeriosOne of the above plus the following to complete one breakfast:- 1/2 hard boiled egg- low fat milk- 1 serving of fruitI hope this is a dietician-approved menu but certainly moms-approved :). Keep rotating these every weekdays I do feel like I’m running out of ideas!Enjoy your blog very much, particularly like your portion control. Keep up the good work!


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