Avocado on toast with poached eggs and tomato

Top 10 quick and healthy breakfasts

On a time crunch first thing in the morning? Start your day with these quick, healthy breakfast recipes including porridge, easy pancakes and filling eggs.

Spend less time rushing around in the morning with our speedy, healthy breakfasts. These wholesome recipes are packed full of nutrients, sure to power you through the day. 

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Try savoury egg dishes like fried eggs, fluffy omlettes and runny poached eggs. Or make our super-easy porridge and overnight oats with fruit and nut butter.

For the ultimate selection of nutritious recipes, see our healthy breakfast collection.
 

1) Clementine & vanilla porridge with citrus salsa


Brighten up your morning with this vibrant clementine & vanilla porridge with citrus salsa. This porridge is low in fat and loaded with vitamin C, calcium and folate. Soak porridge oats with citrus peel and vanilla extract in 800ml water overnight, Then make a citrus salsa by chopping clementines, grapefruit and mint leaves. Cook the porridge and top with salsa, yogurt, seeds and nuts.

Find more filling breakfasts in our porridge collection.
 

2) Mushroom brunch


This mushroom brunch is an easy, one-pan breakfast using minimal ingredients. Make this low-calorie brunch by cooking sliced mushrooms in garlic and olive oil, then add one bag of chopped kale. Crack eggs into the pan, then cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until cooked to your liking. Try serving with fresh sourdough bread.

See more ideas in our healthy brunch recipes.
 

3) Cinnamon crêpes with nut butter, sliced banana & raspberries


Make these cinnamon crêpes with nut butter, sliced banana & raspberries for a gluten-free, veggie-friendly breakfast. Make a simple pancake batter from gluten-free brown bread flour, cinnamon, egg and milk. Cook the pancakes one at a time, then top with a nut butter such as almond butter or peanut butter and fresh fruit.

For more easy pancakes, see our crêpe recipes.
 

4) Peanut butter & date oat pots


Overnight oats are an easy way to prep an instant breakfast in the morning. Prep these peanut butter & date oat pots by soaking porridge oats in boling water. Then add crunchy peanut butter, plain bio yogurt, chopped medjool dates and vanilla extract. Leave to soak overnight in the fridge. Top with extra yogurt and a dust with cinnamon.

See more instant breakfasts in our overnight oats collection.
 

5) Poached eggs with smashed avocado & tomatoes


These healthy poached eggs with smashed avocado & tomatoes will power you through a long day, with loads of filling ingredients. Poach the eggs until the whites are firm but the yolks are still runny. Toast slices of wholemeal soda bread or white sourdough. Top with smashed avocado, eggs, a handful of rocket and a sprinkle of black pepper.

For more recipes, see our healthy egg collection.
 

6) Avocado & black bean eggs


Vegetarians will love to start their day with these super filling avocado & black bean eggs. This easy, one-pan dish comes together in just ten minutes. Fry the eggs, then spoon the beans and the tomatoes around the pan and sprinkle over the cumin seeds. Scatter with sliced avocado and chopped coriander then drizzle with lime juice.

For more veggie-friendly recipes, see our healthy vegetarian breakfast collection.
 

7) Porridge with blueberry compote


Our healthy blueberry compote is low in calories and fat takes just ten minutes. Cook the oats for two minutes until thickened, then combine with Greek-style yogurt. Poach frozen blueberries with honey until they are tender but still holding their shape. Top the porridge with more yogurt and spoon over the blueberries.

Find more variations with our porridge topping recipes.
 

8) Mushroom & basil omelette with smashed tomato


Try serving this mushroom & basil omelette with smashed tomato for brunch on a weekend morning. Fry sliced chestnut mushrooms until tender then cook the eggs until they begin to set. Top with cream cheese and finely chopped basil leaves. Serve with grilled tomatoes on the side.

For more nutritious meals, see our healthy brunch recipes.
 

9) Breakfast burrito


Make this breakfast burrito for a wholesome breakfast on the go. Whisk an egg with a tablespoon of chipotle paste then cook chopped kale and cherry tomatoes until tender. Cook the beaten egg then layer everything on a warm wholemeal tortilla wrap, topping with sliced avocado.

For more meals loaded with nutrients, see our healthy recipes.
 

10) Herb omelette with fried tomatoes


This speedy herb omelette with fried tomatoes is low in calories, gluten-free and comes together in just ten minutes. Beat four large eggs with chopped parsley and basil. Cook the eggs while stirring with a wooden spoon until set. Cut into four and serve with grilled tomatoes.

For more light egg dishes, see our healthy omelette recipes.
 

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