At the risk of sounding like your parental unit(s), have you eaten a nourishing (read: not loaded with sugar or fat) breakfast lately? Making your own doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Try one of these healthful options from our Recipe Finder. You’ll find quick and make-ahead options for busy weekdays, plus several better suited for the weekend, when you might have more time.
Tropical Green Protein Smoothies. Cooked, frozen lentils (!) add a boost of protein.
Banana Breakfast Bars. A perfect grab-and-go breakfast. Feel free to swap milks and nut butters for more variations.
Peanut Butter-Banana Oatmeal. Make a double batch; this is even better the next day.
Saffron Chia Pudding With Mango and Cashews. You can prep this days in advance.
Apple Cider Muesli. Spend a few minutes preparing this at night, then enjoy tender and chewy granola in the morning.
Tofu Scramble With Salsa Cruda. Hefty doses of turmeric and cumin add an appealing golden color and earthy flavor.
Shakshuka With Swiss Chard. Serve with plenty of pita or toast for dabbing up the sauce.
Whole-Grain Buckwheat Waffles. Buckwheat flour adds nutty depth and whole-grain goodness.
Breakfast Strata Primavera. Assemble this one Friday or Saturday night to enjoy the next day. It also reheats well for quick weekday breakfasts.
Roasted Vegetable Hash and Eggs. Keep this in mind for using up leftover roasted vegetables.