Looking for healthy breakfast ideas? Try our easy low-calorie recipes. Our healthy options to start the day include low-fat breakfasts foods, vegan breakfast ideas and many more recipes for a 300 calorie breakfast (or less).
Our low-calorie breakfast recipes are ideal for an on-the-go lifestyle (we have more on-the-go breakfast ideas here) from acai smoothie bowls to muffins and lighter style eggs.
- We use vitamin-rich ingredients such as fruit, eggs and avocado in our breakfast ideas
Healthy breakfast bowls
From trendy acai smoothie bowls to yogurt pots and fresh fruit, our healthy breakfast bowls make a comforting but healthy start to the day.
All it takes is 10 minutes and four ingredients to make these vegan overnight oats. Finish with grated apple, coconut yogurt and maple syrup.
Packed with nuts, fruit and oats, this low-cal, hearty bowl is perfect for a post-workout breakfast. Check out our other porridge topping ideas.
This tropical smoothie bowl is really easy to prepare and made with vegetables and refreshing fruits including carrot, pineapple, kiwi and papaya for a healthy, vitamin-rich breakfast. Use mint leaves and coconut shavings to garnish or mix and match with different toppings.
Breakfast with less than 250 calories... Check out our rhubarb pots for a healthy breakfast. These colourful breakfast pots are super simple to make and are high in protein, perfect fuel to start your day.
Healthy grab-and-go breakfast snacks
If you're short of time, eat healthily on the go with one of our grab-and-go breakfast snacks, from nutritional breakfast cookies to energy-rich breakfast bars.
These bars provide slow-release energy, so are great for breakfast. Make a batch and grab one as you head out the door each morning. You can swap the dried cherries for dried apricots, raisins, sultanas or dates.
These breakfast cookies are easy to make and full of wholesome ingredients including fibre-packed oatmeal and fruit - ideal for a breakfast or a healthy snack without all of the calories. If you're looking for more healthy snacks, check out our collection.
Quick to make and easy to eat on the go; fast and raw food is a hot healthy trend. These breakfast bars use dates and nut butter to hold together. Experiment with different seeds and nuts in your next batch, and use agave for a vegan version.
Healthy toast toppers
We love a good toast topper, and we have some low=calorie ideas here, using rye bread as a healthier bread alternative.
If you're looking for a healthy eating recipe that feels like an indulgence, try our avocado and smoked salmon toasts – a recipe that's bound to get you out of bed in the morning. The healthy breakfast comes in at under 300 calories. We're a little obsessed with avo at olive, so try one of our best avocado on toast recipes.
Delicious but low calorie... these easy figs on toast with labneh are super simple and quick to make. This recipe is creamy yet low in calories, and veggie-friendly. Ready in just 15 minutes these make for a mouth-watering breakfast, brunch or snack.
One for those early risers with a savoury tooth, this quick and easy breakfast idea is high in protein and full of flavour from the smoked haddock, pecorino and garlic oil.
Healthy oats recipes
Spruce up your breakfast oats with our low-calorie recipes, from overnight oats to muesli and porridge.
Looking for a healthy vegan recipe to make? Try these bowls of coconut overnight oats. Make this the night before so you have a quick and easy breakfast for midweek.
Prep your oats the night before to make this quick and easy vegan breakfast for two. It may be low calorie but it'll leave you feeling satisfied and full until lunchtime.
If you're looking for an easy breakfast recipe that you can plan the night before, try our bircher muesli with chia seeds. This muesli recipe is perfect for a healthy breakfast and can be topped with banana and blueberries.
Check out these quick and easy porridge recipes for easy porridge toppings. We’ve come up with four simple ideas to top your porridge for a healthy breakfast recipe.
Low calorie eggs recipes
Eggs are high in protein, so a great way to stay full for longer. Make one of our low-calorie eggs recipes for breakfast and you won't be hungry until lunch.
Check out this low-calorie vegan breakfast recipe with smoked tofu, punchy chilli and pan-fried courgette. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this easy recipe is a quick brunch idea for 300 calories. Check out more low-calorie vegan ideas.
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If you want a healthy brunch recipe to try for a weekend brunch, make this healthy spring greens shakshuka. Made with eggs and green vegetables, this dish is perfect for anyone wanting a healthy yet filling breakfast.
Baked eggs with spinach is the perfect dish for a lighter brunch. It feels indulgent, but made with spinach, mushrooms and low-fat crème fraîche, this comes in at under 200 calories per serving. Want more eggs inspiration? We have over 60 more eggs recipes for you to check out.
Healthy breakfast muffins
We love a breakfast muffin, as they are an easy way to eat healthily in the morning.
Check out our moist and cheesy corn muffins. Packed with Mexican flavours these easy muffins are ready in less than an hour and make a simple and healthy breakfast.
Blueberry breakfast muffins might seem like an indulgence, but they don't have to be. A few little tweaks like using flaxseed and yogurt bring these in under 200 calories, so make a healthy way to start the day. If you feel like seeded breakfast muffins, then here is another recipe.
Ditch your normal bowl of cereal and transform All-Bran into a batch of buttermilk bran muffins to start off your day with this easy-to-follow recipe for less than 300 calories. An easy recipe you can make ahead for a quick midweek breakfast.
Low calorie breakfast smoothies
Healthy smoothies are a really easy way to start the day with low calories. Try all of our easy smoothie recipes.
Four ingredients and a handful of ice is all you need to make this super-green smoothie, packed with fruit and low in fat. The perfect healthy way to start your day.
Check out our quick and easy vegan smoothie with fresh strawberries, bananas and tofu – ready in 5 minutes. Using silken tofu may sound strange for a sweet recipe but will give a creamy texture to the smoothie. Our healthy smoothie recipes are easy to make, and we have plenty more here.
This almond milk smoothie combines banana, cinnamon, porridge oats and nutmeg to make a hearty, high protein and gently spiced shake to start the day.
Drink this healthy green smoothie in the morning for a quick, nutrient-packed pick-me-up. Cucumber, spinach, lime and kiwi are a great flavour combination, and the avocado adds creaminess. Make it for a healthy mid-morning snack, too.
Make your own plant milks with these three quick and easy recipe ideas...
You can make this with white or brown rice, but the latter will give a nuttier taste. To keep it vegan, use maple syrup as a sweetener.
This super-easy milk alternative is great to splash over cereals or add to your morning tea or coffee. To keep it vegan, use maple syrup as a sweetener.
An easy, creamy milk alternative for vegans - simply use rolled oats and water, blend together and strain through a muslin. To keep it vegan, use maple syrup as a sweetener.Check out these comforting honey-baked apples. These sweet and syrupy apples make for the ideal winter dessert or breakfast, plus they're gluten free and low in calories too.