Clean-Eating Breakfast Recipes

Find healthy, delicious clean eating breakfast recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell. Our clean-eating recipes are made with real, whole foods and limit processed foods and refined grains. Plus, they are lower in sodium, sugar and calories.

Staff Picks

Spinach & Egg Scramble with Raspberries

Rating: 4.5 stars
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This quick egg scramble with hearty bread is one of the best breakfasts for weight loss. It combines weight-loss power foods, eggs and raspberries, with filling whole-grain toast and nutrient-packed spinach. The protein and fiber help fill you up and the whole meal clocks in at just under 300 calories.

Everything Bagel Avocado Toast

Rating: 4.67 stars
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Get all the flavor of an everything bagel married with the creaminess of avocado toast in one healthy breakfast. Just toast, top, sprinkle and go for this quick morning meal when you need to get out the door fast. Want to take it up a notch? Top with a poached or fried egg.

Pineapple Green Smoothie

Rating: 4.53 stars
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Use ripe bananas for this creamy Greek yogurt, spinach and pineapple smoothie. Chia seeds add healthy omega-3 fats, fiber and a little protein for an extra nutritional boost.

Muesli with Raspberries

Rating: 4.5 stars
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Unlike granola, muesli isn't baked with sweeteners or oil. Make your own or find your favorite brand in most supermarkets--we like Bob's Red Mill.

Anti-Inflammatory Cherry-Spinach Smoothie

Rating: 3.6 stars
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This healthy smoothie is not only delicious--it also boosts your daily dose of anti-inflammatory foods. It starts with a base of creamy gut-friendly kefir and includes cherries, which can lower the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein. Heart-healthy fats in avocado, almond butter and chia seeds deliver additional anti-inflammatory compounds to the body, while spinach offers a mix of antioxidants that sweep up harmful free radicals. Fresh ginger adds zing, plus a compound called gingerol, which preliminary studies suggest may improve inflammatory markers of heart disease if consumed daily.

Quick-Cooking Oats

Sometimes basic is better. At breakfast, that can certainly be the case. These easy oatmeal recipes teach you the basic methods so you get creamy, tender oats every time. The flavorings and toppings are up to you.

Muffin-Tin Quiches with Smoked Cheddar & Potato

Rating: 4.61 stars
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Potatoes, cheese and greens make this mini quiche recipe delicious and satisfying. Bake up a batch over the weekend and you'll have breakfast available in a hurry for the rest of the week.

Egg Salad Avocado Toast

Rating: 5 stars
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It's like egg salad and avocado toast had a baby in this 5-minute healthy breakfast.

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal

Rating: 5 stars
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Unlike quick-cooking oats, old-fashioned oatmeal has time to turn extra-creamy and luscious with just a few minutes more of cooking time. With a bit of milk and the toppings of your choice, old-fashioned oats can be your go-to morning staple for filling, healthy breakfasts.

Baked Eggs, Tomatoes & Chiles (Shakshuka)

Rating: 4.8 stars
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This popular Israeli breakfast or brunch skillet recipe features eggs cooked on a bed of roasted tomato sauce. Serve with warm crusty bread and hot sauce.

Mozzarella, Basil & Zucchini Frittata

Rating: 4.77 stars
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This vegetable-studded frittata recipe is one of the quickest meals you can make. Make it for breakfast, or serve for lunch or dinner with a tossed salad and a slice of olive oil-drizzled crusty baguette.

Peanut Butter-Banana Cinnamon Toast

Rating: 4.67 stars
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This satisfying peanut butter-banana toast gets a sprinkle of cinnamon for an extra flavor boost.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Clean & Healthy Smoothie Bowl
This creamy smoothie recipe is so thick you need a spoon to eat it. Top it with extra fruit, nuts and seeds for an easy and healthy breakfast.
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Apple-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Rating: 4.22 stars
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Apples and peanut butter are a classic pair-try them blended together in this healthy smoothie recipe.