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.
Tricks to Make Healthy Fluffy Pancakes
Want to know the secret for how to make pancakes that are healthy and fluffy? In this video our editors will show you the tricks to making pancakes that are perfect, including when to flip.
need just a few ingredients, two bowls and a whisk. After combining dry ingredients and liquid ingredients separately, make a well in the center of the dry mix and fold in the liquids. Don't over-mix or your pancakes will be tough. Next, give the batter a rest, for about 10 to 15 minutes. In this important step, bubbles start to form, making the final cakes light and fluffy. Wait to flip until you see bubbles on the surface of the batter, and resist the urge to pat them with your spatula to help keep them nice and fluffy. For our Whole-Grain Buttermilk Pancakes recipe, go to eatingwell.com.
How to Make Sheet Pan Kale and Potato Hash
This healthy dinner recipe for sheet-pan kale and potato hash is quick enough for a weeknight and makes very few dishes. Plus it looks great with the eggs on top.
one sheet pan in the oven. First, combine frozen hash browns, sliced red onion , garlic , whole-grain mustard, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet coated in cooking spray, and spread into a single layer. Bake at 450°F for 10 minutes, then remove the baking sheet from the oven and spread chopped kale on top of potatoes. Bake for 5 minutes more, then stir the kale into the
What is a Healthy Breakfast?
What should I eat for breakfast? EatingWell's Kerri-Ann Jennings shows what is a healthy breakfast and which healthy breakfast foods you should eat every day to enjoy the health benefits of breakfast. She offers, quick breakfast ideas and easy breakfast
these three ingredients together to make a healthy breakfast. Here we have scrambled eggs on English muffin with avocado and sliced tomato . Next, we have some yogurt for both protein and dairy, topped with berries for fruit and granola for whole grains. And lastly,
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
The Secret Formula to Make a Healthy Smoothie
There are endless combinations you can dream up for how to make a smoothie. But to keep your smoothie healthy, stick with our formula: liquid, frozen banana, frozen fruit, greens, protein and health boost from seeds or nuts.
medium banana. Bananas are naturally sweet and give the smoothie a great, creamy texture . Add a half a cup frozen fruit of your choice, which is packed with vitamins and helps you create fun flavor combinations. Next up, add some greens, 'cause we could all use some more greens, right? Use one cup of mild greens like baby spinach or kale. Follow that up with 1/3 cup of protein; protein helps keep you full. Try non-fat plain Greek yogurt, low-fat cottage cheese , even silken tofu works here. Finally, give your smoothie a little nutrition boost with one tablespoon of fun add-ins like chia seeds, flaxseed or peanut butter . Once that's all blended up, enjoy your delicious green smoothie every time you follow this formula. Cheers!
How to Make a Mango Coconut Green Smoothie
Watch how to make a green smoothie with spinach and tropical flair from mango and coconut.
great option here too. Next, add about 1/3 cup low-fat or nonfat cottage cheese , and one tablespoon of ground flaxseed meal. After it's blended, you'll get a delicious, tropical treat with this Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie. Enjoy!
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 Pineapple Green Smoothie
Watch how to make a healthy green smoothie with spinach and tropical flair from pineapple.
frozen pineapple chunks and then add about a cup of loosely packed baby spinach greens. The baby spinach is loaded with nutrients like vitamin A, some extra fiber, and is going to get you a little bit of veggies in
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