Eat Breakfast Daily

Month 5 of our 12 Healthy Habits program turns the spotlight on that most important meal. The key to motivation in the morning is to get out of a same-old-foods rut and kick-start the day with new, creative ideas.

Support Center: How to Eat Healthy Breakfasts

Join the conversation and get advice from experts as you try to eat a healthy breakfast daily.

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Sam Kass

Healthy Habits Hero: Sam Kass

Sam Kass, Executive Director of Let's Move! and White House Assistant Chef, gives readers his tips for eating breakfast daily.



Four Ways to Boost Your Breakfasts Efficiently

Healthy Habits Coach Allison Fishman Task tells you how to maximize nutrition with minimal fuss—in the morning or the night before.


Maury Rubin

Healthy Habits Hero: Maury Rubin

"Breakfast is my favorite meal, hands down."


Zoe Siswick

Healthy Habits Graduate: Zoe Siswick

"One lifestyle change helps you start to think about others." - Zoe Siswick, High school guidance counselor, Philadelphia


Cooking Light Reader: June Ferestien

Reader Profile: The Empty Stomach Warrior

“The big meal in my house was dinner, and that’s how my body was conditioned.” - June Ferestien


Cooking Light Staffer: Samantha Acari

Staff Profile: The On-the-Go Eater

If I feel good, I buy the healthy breakfast; if I feel bad, I get the one that makes me sluggish.” - Samantha Acari


Cooking Light Reader: Dana Bacardi

Reader Profile: The Saving-My-Calories-for-Later Mom

"I make my kids anything in the morning, because ironically, I know how important it is to eat breakfast." - Dana Bacardi


Andrea and Michael Siegel: The Breakfast-Is-Easy-to-Ignore Couple

Reader Profile: The Breakfast-Is-Easy-to-Ignore Couple

“I’ve been a non-breakfast eater for 25 years.” - Michael Siegel

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

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