Best high-fibre breakfast recipes
Start your day with a hit of fibre with our collection of nourishing breakfast recipes. From homemade baked beans to healthy chia pudding and fruit smoothies, you're sure to find something you love
Looking for high-fibre breakfast recipes? Try our ideas below then check out our 10 breakfasts for a healthy gut, 10 high-protein breakfast recipes to try and our best recipes for a healthy gut. For more breakfast ideas, check out our easy breakfast recipes.
So, why do we need fibre in our daily diet? As well as being strongly associated with a lower risk of numerous diseases, including heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, fibre plays a major role in digestive health. Not only does fibre support regular bowel movements but certain types of fibre, such a prebiotics found in foods including oats, bananas and apples, also feed the beneficial bacteria found in the gut.
Below is a list of our best high-fibre breakfast recipes, so you can start your day with a nourishing hit of the good stuff.
Four ingredients and a handful of ice is all you need to make this super-green smoothie, the perfect healthy way to start your day.
Ezme paste is a condiment flavour bomb – juicy tomatoes, sweet peppers, chilli heat and tangy pomegranate molasses, with the freshness of herbs, too. We've stirred it through these beans as they cook and the result is wonderful.
Jazz up your weekend brunch and make this veggie shakshuka with lentils and punchy spice. This simple egg recipe is not only easy to make, it's low in calories, too.
This high-fibre smoothie is perfect for a grab-and-go breakfast. We blend oats, strawberries, almond butter and banana with a squeeze of honey for a delicious, energising start to your day.
This creamy, lightly sweetened pud is surprisingly filling due to the soluble fibre in chia seeds – topped with quickly cooked apples, it’s a nice and easy brekkie.
Turn a storecupboard staple into a twist on this popular brunch dish, livened up with sesame seeds and spring onions.
This tropical smoothie bowl is really easy to prepare and made with vegetables and refreshing fruits including carrot, pineapple, kiwi and papaya. Use mint leaves and coconut shavings to garnish or mix and match with different toppings.
Make your own rustic baked beans to have on sourdough toast for a vegetarian breakfast that's simple yet full of flavour and high in fibre.
Shakshuka, traditionally a North African dish, is typically comprised of spices, eggs and tomatoes but here we've decided to mix things up a little... make it green and healthy with asparagus tips and broad beans.
Acai smoothie bowl
Experimenting with different fruits and veg and any superfood toppings you can get your hands is a great way to increase the amount of fibre you're getting in your breakfast smoothie bowl.