Healthy Breakfast Ideas
EatingWell's food and nutrition experts help you figure out what to eat for breakfast by showing you how to make some of our best healthy breakfast recipes and by offering up healthy breakfast ideas. You'll also learn how to make healthy versions of popular breakfast dishes such as smoothies, oatmeal, breakfast casseroles, banana bread and more. Get new breakfast ideas to start your day with a healthy meal!
How to Make Baked Eggs in Your Muffin Tin
Wow your brunch guests with these adorable muffin-tin baked eggs in a “nest” of prosciutto and hash browns. Go beyond standard breakfast fare with this perfectly-portioned baked eggs recipe that's both healthy and delicious.
How to Make Healthy Morning Glory Muffins
These whole-grain coconut-carrot morning glory muffins are made with whole-wheat flour and oats, and sweetened with applesauce and honey. Make them ahead for a perfect breakfast or snack on-the-go. They're also a nice addition to a weekend brunch menu.
1 cup whole-wheat flour, 1/2 cup oats, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 2 teaspoons baking powder , 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon allspice in a medium bowl . Then, whisk 2 eggs, 1 cup unsweetened applesauce, 1/3 cup honey and 2 teaspoons vanilla in a large bowl. Whisk in 1/4
Low-Calorie Breakfast Recipe: Breakfast Taco
Looking for a low-calorie breakfast recipe? This Quick Breakfast Taco recipe is a smaller, healthier option than a breakfast burrito. This healthy breakfast recipe is ready in less than 15 minutes and saves 6 grams of fat over traditional recipes.
This grab-and-go breakfast taco is a smaller, healthier option than a breakfast burrito , and it helps with portion control. Start with 2 corn tortillas, which have whole grains and are smaller than flour tortillas. Top with 1 tablespoon salsa and 2 tablespoons shredded Cheddar. Use reduced-fat to cut saturated fat . Microwave it to melt the cheese. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and scramble 1/2 cup of liquid egg substitute in place of 2 eggs to cut down on unhealthy saturated fat . Divide the eggs onto the tortillas and your breakfast tacos are ready to go. Find this recipe and more healthy recipes on
How to Make Healthy Blueberry Muffins
If you love blueberry muffins, you'll love this healthy Blueberry-Maple Muffin recipe. See how to make muffins that are tender and healthy in this video. This healthy blueberry muffin recipe uses flaxseeds and has more fiber and protein than traditional
baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Whisk to blend. In a separate medium bowl , whisk 2 eggs and 1/2 cup maple syrup until smooth. Add 1 cup buttermilk, 1/4 cup oil, 2 teaspoons orange zest, 1 tablespoon orange juice and 1 teaspoon vanilla and
Gluten-Free Breakfast: Healthy Granola Recipe
If you’re following a gluten-free diet, try this delicious gluten-free breakfast idea: Maple-Nut Granola. Use gluten-free oats in this gluten-free granola recipe served with milk or yogurt. Enjoy this healthy granola recipe for a breakfast that’s full of
1/2 cup each almonds, pecans and brown sugar; and 1/3 cup each pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds. In a bowl, combine 1/2 cup maple syrup, 1/2 cup water, and 1/4 cup canola oil . Pour that over the oat mixture and stir until well combined. Spread the mixture in a large roasting pan or rimmed baking sheet . Bake the granola for an hour and a half[AT1] , stirring once after 45 minutes. After it is crisp and lightly browned, remove
Healthy Mini Quiches Recipe
This muffin-tin recipe for mini healthy quiches is quick and a good trick for portion control. These mini muffin-tin crustless quiches are gluten-free and use turkey sausage instead of pork for less saturated fat. This easy quiche recipe is a healthy
cooking spray. First, cook 8 ounces turkey sausage, which is lower in saturated fat and calories than pork sausage. Then, add 1 teaspoon oil to the pan, and cook 8 ounces sliced mushrooms until golden brown. Transfer to the bowl with the sausage. Let cool for 5 minutes, then stir in 1/4 cup sliced scallions, 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese and 1 teaspoon pepper. To reduce the saturated fat but keep the protein content high, combine 5 eggs, 3 egg whites , and 1 cup low-fat milk. Divide the egg mixture evenly among the prepared muffin cups, then sprinkle a heaping teaspoon of the
How to Make Oatmeal 3 Ways
See 3 healthy techniques for how to make oatmeal: in a microwave, on the stove and slow-cooker oatmeal. Get topping ideas to add to your favorite oatmeal recipe. Learn the difference between steel-cut oats, quick-cooking oats and rolled oats.
in a five- or six-quart slow cooker, you combine water, steel-cut oats, dried cranberries , dried apricots and salt. Put the lid on. Turn the heat on to Low and cook it until the oats are tender and the porridge is creamy. That takes about seven or eight hours. Final tip on how to do a healthy oatmeal breakfast is to make sure your toppings are healthy. Now, a few of my favorites: dried fruit like raisins, cranberries, cherries or fresh fruits such as blueberries or bananas. Those are great options because they add more fiber. Or, try sprinkling with nuts like almonds, pecans,
Healthy Ham & Cheese Breakfast Casserole Recipe
This healthier Ham & Cheese Breakfast Casserole has half the fat and 170 fewer calories per serving compared to a traditional version. Perfect for brunch, it's made lighter by using egg whites, spinach, whole-grain bread and nonfat milk.
traditionally rich ham and cheese breakfast strata is made lighter by using egg whites , spinach, whole-grain bread and nonfat milk. First, whisk 4 whole eggs, 4 egg whites and 1 cup nonfat milk in a medium bowl. Then, add 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper and whisk to combine. Place 5 cups rinsed, chopped spinach in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and punch several holes in it. Microwave on High until wilted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Squeeze out any excess water. Place the spinach in a large bowl and add 4 cups cubed whole-grain bread, 1 cup diced ham steak and 1/2 cup chopped roasted red peppers . Add the egg mixture and toss well to coat. Then, transfer to a 7-by-11-inch ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375˚F until the custard is set, about 40 to 45 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with 3/4 cup shredded Gruyère or Swiss cheese . Continue baking until it's puffed and golden on top, about 15 to 20 minutes. This healthier Ham & Cheese Breakfast Casserole has
How to Make a Healthy Smoothie 3 Ways
Learn how to make a smoothie healthy and delicious without extra sugar and calories. Learn which ingredients to avoid, healthy ingredients to use and how to make 3 healthy smoothie recipes for a veggie-packed Green Smoothie and fresh fruit smoothie
which are high in antioxidants, then banana, which gives it a nice creamy texture , and apple juice. Then blend it all together until it's smooth. Next up, Green Smoothie. Place bananas, pear or apple, orange juice, water and ice cubes in the blender. Now, add kale and you get your daily dose of dark green veggies from that. Then, add flaxseeds, which provide omega-3s which are important for heart health and can help keep your blood pressure down. Pulse it a few times, then puree until smooth. Scrape down the sides if you need to. And with a touch
How to Juice: 2 Recipes With & Without a Juicer
See how to juice vegetables and fruit, with a juicer and without a juicer (by juicing in a blender), to add more produce to your diet. Get two healthy juice recipes to make a green juice recipe and a fresh fruit and vegetable juice recipe.
I get a juice packed with vitamin K, which is important for healthy bones . Plus, this juice is really delicious! It has an herby flavor from the parsley and it's sweet and a little bit tart and refreshing. Next up is blueberry cabbage juice. And I'm going to make this one in a blender instead of using a juicer. So I start by coarsely chopping up any of my bulky ingredients, like here it's the cabbage, cucumber and apple. I place half those ingredients plus half of