Healthy No-Cook Breakfasts
Overnight Oats with Kefir, Berries, and Toasted Coconut
You can even make some of these grab and go breakfasts the night before to keep your mornings stress free and low maintenance without skipping on flavor and fuel. Make the most important meal of the day also the easiest.
Brimming with probiotics for a healthy gut, these Overnight Oats with Kefir, Berries, and Toasted Coconut aren't just extra delicious, they're also extra healthy. Feel free to switch out the berries for your favorite seasonal fruits.
Breakfast Parfait Pops
These kid-friendly parfait pops are a great option for breakfast on-the-run or a sweet protein-rich afternoon snack. Easily customize it with different fruits and flavors of granola.
Matcha Yogurt with Sunflower Granola
You can seamlessly work matcha into your diet if yogurt is one of your go-to breakfast staples. It pairs incredibly well with sunflower granola and raspberries. Store granola in an airtight container and serve over yogurt for a hearty and nutritious breakfast.
Spiralized Cinnamon Apples With Greek Yogurt
You already put your family's favorite vegetables into a spiralizer, but the result with apples? A perfectly twirlable treat. Top with Greek yogurt and homemade granola, and you have a sweet little snack for less than 150 calories per serving.
Berry-Banana Overnight Oats
Speed up your morning routine with a low-maintenance breakfast made the night before. Studies show frozen blueberries have considerably greater polyphenol concentrations than fresh, while most other nutrient levels are comparable between the two. Walnuts deliver a one-two punch of crunch and nutrition: They are a top nut for brain health thanks to the powerful combination of omega-3 fats, vitamin E, and antioxidants.
Keep weekday mornings interesting with this cheesy and nutty toast for breakfast. The creaminess of the ricotta makes for a deliciously indulgent base and the simple nut toppings keep this toast uncomplicated and straightforward.
Peanut Butter Berry
Turn a favorite childhood sandwich into a creamy, clean smoothie with this fun creation. 1/4 cup 1% low-fat organic milk + 1/2 medium ripe banana + 1 tablespoon creamy organic all-natural peanut butter + 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries + 1/2 cup crushed ice
Toast with Greek Yogurt and Blood Orange
This one might require a fork and knife, but you have an excellent balance of savory, sweet, and creamy in this plating. Any citrus will do, but blood oranges give you a gorgeous pop of color. Feel free to top with any other fruit you'd pair with Greek yogurt—pears, apples, berries, bananas.
Sweet Fig Smoothies
Figs are downright sublime blended in a smoothie. This recipe offers a great use for figs that are very ripe (or even overripe) and need to be used soon. The riper the fig, the sweeter and more delicious in this creamy breakfast drink.
Overnight Bulgur Bowls
A no-cook trick has breakfast and lunch ready when you roll out of bed. Combine 1 cup uncooked bulgur and 1½ cups 1% low-fat milk in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Fluff grains; then top and toss with one of our two tasty combos, ready in a snap.
Open-Faced Smoked Salmon Sandwich
This sandwich is basically a riff on Hawaii's beloved lomi-lomi salmon, a salad of salted fish and tomatoes.
Creamy Mango, Avocado, and Lime Smoothie
A green smoothie never tasted this good before—a mix of fresh mango, avocado and lime juice make for a flavorful combination.
Crunchy Peanut Butter Bulgur with Berries
This grain works while you sleep—a no-cook cereal with 40g whole grains per serving.
Pears with Yogurt and Almond Butter
1/2 sliced Anjou pear + 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt + 1/2 tablespoon almond butter + dash vanilla extract
CALORIES 99; FAT 1.6g (sat 0.1g); PROTEIN 6g; FIBER 3g; SODIUM 28mg
1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt + 2 tablespoons blueberries + 1 tablespoon chopped unsalted pistachios + 1/2 teaspoon honey
CALORIES 124; FAT 3.6g (sat 0.4g); PROTEIN 12g; FIBER 1g; SUGARS 10g (est. added sugars 3g); SODIUM 45mg
Blackberry-Mango Breakfast Shake
Sneak silken tofu into a sweet-tart breakfast smoothie. Combined with fiber-rich berries, this is a great way to get extra protein and fiber past pickier palates.
Pomegranate-Farro Breakfast Salad with Honey Ricotta
Farro, an ancient whole grain similar to quinoa, packs a hearty crunch in this simple breakfast salad. Honey adds a bright, sweetness to play wonderfully with the creamy ricotta cheese. For a tangier citrus flavor, go with lemon; for more floral, sweet notes, try tangerine. To keep prep simple, use purchased pomegranate arils from the produce section, or pre-prep a fresh pomegranate the night before.
Cherry Chia Pudding
Chia pudding has taken over Instagram! When it comes to fitness and clean-eating hashtags, this pearly goo shines. Sure, it may look a bit like fish eggs (or at least we think so), but don’t let looks deter you from enjoying a deliciously creamy breakfast treat. Much like overnight oats, it’s one of the easiest healthy breakfast options for busy mornings. Mix at night, refrigerate while you sleep, then devour in the morning.
A whole-wheat bagel thin, such as one of Thomas’ Bagel Thins, is a great way to get the same great bagel taste, fiber, and carbohydrates that you want with half of the calories.
You can’t get much healthier, easier, and delicious than avocado toast. It’s simple, quick, and will hold you over until your next meal. Look for clean whole-grain bread options, such as 7 Sprouted Grains Bread, in the freezer aisle at the supermarket, or shop at your favorite local bakery that uses clean ingredients to make their bread.
Mash 1/4 of an avocado on 1 slice of toasted clean bread. Sprinkle with kosher salt, ground black pepper, and red pepper flakes, if desired.
Grapefruit, Avocado, and Prosciutto Breakfast Salad
Bright, refreshing grapefruit pairs surprisingly well with nutty-earthy toasted sesame oil. This meal is full of satiating heart-healthy fats that will keep you full for a long time.
Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon Bagel
Eat breakfast like the New Yorkers do. Top a toasted bagel with cream cheese, smoked salmon, dill, and a bit of lemon zest, and you're good to go!
Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie
Orange Dreamsicle packs a creamy, citrusy kick in the pants, a better alternative to that carb-loaded breakfast bagel, right? Not so fast. An orange smoothie is a great way to add a few servings of fruit into the diet, but it's also packed with sugar—more than 70g total. That's a milk shake in disguise with nearly 18 teaspoons of sugar.
We drop all added sugars, cutting out 25g, and allow the naturally sweet fruit to shine. A creamy, dreamy, portable, sunshine-filled sip with half the calories and 70% less sugar? Now that's a resolution revolution.
347 calories per glass
71 grams sugar
6 grams protein
164 calories per glass
22 grams sugar
11 grams protein
Greek Cucumber and Chickpea Breakfast Salad
Dill absolutely makes this salad, offering a fresh, herbaceous boost that livens up the canned chickpeas. It’s a satisfying bowl of crunchy, creamy, chewy textures.
Banana Breakfast Smoothie
Take this protein-packed smoothie and a handful of granola for a quick breakfast on the go. Adding the yogurt at the very end imparts a creamy texture.
Curiously Citrus Chocolate Toast
This delightful pick-me-up makes mornings just a little more sweeter thanks to its orange and chocolate toppings. Perfect for a sleep-in-late kind of Sunday morning, or maybe a late night treat, this zesty combination is one that can combat even your worst sweet-tooth cravings.