Find a way to start your days off right in a way that’s both delicious yet nutritious (and not packed with an ounce of guilt). With the dishes below, you’ll not only have new bites that fit your diet – but ones that work for the entire family. Scroll through these 15 low-calorie breakfast recipes below and keep them in mind when you’re working on your grocery list for the week.
1. Avocado Toast with Corn Salsa
Julie’s Eats and Treats will bring some zest to your morning with this avocado toast recipe. Instead of leaving the avocado toast bare, add some of this freshly made salsa to the top! It’s a great way to get the kiddos to eat some extra veggies too.
2. Ham & Cheese Quesadilla
Damn Delicious made my personal favorite on the list. Fresh eggs, cheese, and throw some hang in there too, these breakfast quesadillas will satisfy everyone in the house and quickly. You can add some salsa on the side for an extra kick as well.
3. Baked Eggs in Avocados
Lui in Cucina baked her eggs in avocados – and they look super delicious. Packed with protein and all the good and healthy fats you need to get your day started off on the right foot, hop on over to the site and grab the details around this one. It’s a great recipe to share with significant others and roommates too.
4. Turkey & Egg Breakfast Casserole
Turkey sausage is such a gift to the breakfast world. You get the same satisfying quality without all the guilt! And Aimee Mars sprinkled it into her breakfast casserole and completely leveled up morning time with this creation.
5. Apple Pancakes with Oats
If you’re looking for a pancake recipe that won’t break the diet, these apple pancakes will definitely do the trick. They’re especially enjoyable come the fall season. Jump on over to Beauty Bites for all the know-how.
6. Bean, Potato, & Veggie Breakfast Hash
This breakfast hash recipe is packed with fresh ingredients and lots of flavors. There’s also a lot of room for personalization, throw in what makes you the happiest! The recipe can be found at Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen.
7. Mexican Breakfast Salad
This recipe has a bit of Mexican-inspiration infused into the plate as well. Top your eggs with lots of fresh and flavorful ingredients. This breakfast “salad” can be found over at Peas and Crayons.
8. Avocado, Egg, And Spinach Sweet Potato Toasts
Iowa Girl eats shared a fun toast recipe that we’ve been drooling over. It’s packed with the best ingredients to make your tummy feel full and your mind ready for the day. And you can essentially cook your eggs and way you prefer to create the finished product.
9. Peanut Butter Honey Muffins
These whole grain muffins will truly make everyone in the house happy – even your pickiest of eaters. Bake away with some help from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. Also, you can make a batch ahead of time to grab and go throughout your busier of weeks.
10. Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Pancakes
Here’s another pancake recipe that will satisfy you without making you feel bad for any bite. Made with greek yogurt – with a wonderful bout of chocolate chips – these pancakes will quickly become a healthy fan-favorite. Find out more by visiting Live Well Bake Often.
11. Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
We’ve got another recipe that’s perfect for whipping up a batch of and then grabbing throughout the week. They’re satisfying for both the belly and your sweet tooth, and you know your kids will be getting what they need as well. OMG shares the details.
12. Breakfast Banana Split
This one is fun to make – you can even create a “bar” of sorts during brunch and everyone can personalize their own dish. Grab your bananas as the foundation and add the rest to your liking. Check out the idea at G & S.
13. 2-Ingredient Breakfast Cookies
If you’re craving something sweet, check out these breakfast cookies from Cafe Delites. There are only two ingredients you need to make them happen; bananas and quick oats. The chocolate chips you can throw in at your leisure.
14. Egg Muffins
Two Peas and Their Pod whipped up some low-cal, high-carb egg muffins. Filled with sausage, spinach, and cheese, it’s a delicious trio that works for breakfast every time. Of course, this is an easy recipe to switch out ingredients with – add bacon or ham next time!
15. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins
Brit + Co has a pastry option that the entire family will dive into. Whip up a batch of these muffins and have the kids (and yourself) grab and go with them all week long. They’re delicious, packed with good ingredients, and a perfect treat for when the days are busy.