Shake your mornings up with these delicious recipes.
Tired of the same-ole same-ole for your morning meal? Shake things up with these easy, yummy a.m. starters and deliciously healthy recipes.
Nothing says healthy summer breakfast like an ice-cold smoothie, but there’s no need to splurge on the store-bought version when you can replicate it at home. Jamba Juice addicts can whip up this fruity concoction in the blender in just five minutes. The tropical flavors may just transport you to some beach, somewhere.
If a smoothie in a glass is too ho-hum for you, try the latest breakfast craze: Smoothie bowls. Packed with the same delightful flavors but in a Pinterest-worthy presentation, these healthy treats are a stellar way to impress the kids in a snap.
Recipe and photo via Bakerita. Photo: Bakerita
With just 15 minutes of prep time, this beautiful summer bake is an easy and delicious weekend brunch dish, or a perfect picnic dessert.
Recipe and photo via Eazy Peazy Mealz. Photo: Eazy Peazy Mealz
Late spring and early summer is peak harvest time for asparagus and artichoke, which add a sophisticated and tasty touch to the classic breakfast casserole.
Recipe via Closet Cooking. Photo: Closet Cooking
Now, here’s a way to get kids to eat a healthy breakfast: Disguise it as popsicles! Made in five minutes (with four hours of freeze time) using just five ingredients, these are the perfect way to keep your cool in the hot summer months.
Recipe and photo via I Heart Naptime. Photo: I Heart Naptime
Salad for breakfast? For sure, when it’s packed with fresh summer fruit and quinoa, and topped off with a delectable honey lime dressing.
Recipe and photo via The Recipe Critic. Photo: The Recipe Critic
For a healthier take on zucchini bread (and a good way to use up the summer squash), try sneaking the vegetable into warm and hearty oatmeal.
Recipe and photo via Oat and Sesame. Photo: Oat and Sesame
Fruit-filled breakfast bars are the perfect make-ahead morning treat. Even better? They’re pretty enough to bring to bake sales or birthday parties.
Recipe and photo via Yummiest Food. Photo: Yummiest Food
When you want to indulge your sweet tooth (or just make the kids super happy), here’s a French toast casserole recipe you can leave in the fridge overnight and pop into the slow cooker in the morning.
Recipe and photo via Savory Nothings. Photo: Savory Nothings
10. Overnight Oats
Overnight oats are all the rage for a good reason: They’re fast, easy and yummy. Add some blueberries and strawberries and you’ve got a breakfast that looks as good as it tastes.
Recipe and photo via Kristine's Kitchen. Photo: Kristine's Kitchen
Sometimes you’ve just got to indulge your itch to bake something sweet, and these peach scones are a delightful way to do just that.
Recipe and photo via A Latte Food. Photo: A Latte Food
12. Avocado Toast
Avocado toast has gotten a bad rap lately, but we still think it’s a tasty and easy breakfast or snack, especially when it’s topped with an egg for an added punch of protein.
Recipe and photo via Blackberry Babe. Photo: Blackberry Babe
13. Strawberry Crisp
For another delicious breakfast dish that doubles as a perfect picnic dessert, try this (healthy!) strawberry crisp.
Recipe and photo via The Seasoned Mom. Photo: The Seasoned Mom
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