Whole-Grain Breakfast Recipes

These bowls of hot cereal and nourishing toppings get you to 75% of your daily whole-grains goal before you walk out the door.

The Morning Grains Solution

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr

The Morning Grains Solution

Start off your day right by packing in nutrients to get you moving and keep you fueled all morning.

First on our list is Creamy Wheat with Pear and Ginger that loads 42g whole grains into each packet and is ready in just 1 minute.

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Steel Cut Oats with Warm Berry Compote

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr

Steel Cut Oats with Warm Berry Compote

Warm berries are poured over steel cut oats to create a sweet treat in a healthy breakfast bowl with 41g whole grains per serving.

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Rolled Oats with Carrot and Apple

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Rolled Oats with Carrot and Apple

Sugar and spice make whole grains extra nice especially in this mix of oats, wheat, barley, and rye that's stacked with 37g whole grains per serving.

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Quinoa with Strawberries and Buttermilk

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Quinoa with Strawberries and Buttermilk

Cook quinoa for dinner, save leftovers for breakfast, and start the day with 46g whole grains per serving. Creamy, crunchy, nutty, and fruity all come together in this morning bowl.

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Spiced Warm Muesli with Honeyed Ricotta

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Spiced Warm Muesli with Honeyed Ricotta

Grains, nuts, and a touch of brown sugar unite to create a protein-and-whole-grain-packed breakfast with 38g whole grains per 2/3 cup.

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Crunchy Peanut Butter Bulgur with Berries

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Crunchy Peanut Butter Bulgur with Berries

This grain works while you sleep—a no-cook cereal with 40g whole grains per serving.

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Coconut-Banana Grape-Nuts with Lime

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Coconut-Banana Grape-Nuts with Lime

Bananas, coconut flakes, and macadamias make these crunchy wheat-and-barley nuggets with 49g whole grains a little nutty and a little sweet.

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Savory Buckwheat with Tomato, Cheddar, and Bacon

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Savory Buckwheat with Tomato, Cheddar, and Bacon

This gluten-free, polenta-like cereal packs 41g whole grains into one serving.

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Creamy 7-Grain with Goat Cheese, Yogurt, and Fig

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr 

Creamy 7-Grain with Goat Cheese, Yogurt, and Fig

Whole-grain wheat, rye, oats, triticale, barley, brown rice, oat bran, and flaxseed pack a punch of texture and 37g whole grains per serving. Add fresh figs if you have them on hand.

View Recipe: Creamy 7-Grain with Goat Cheese, Yogurt, and Fig

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