Summer breakfasts should be healthy, convenient,and — most importantly — refreshing! Sneak fresh, crisp fruits and veggies into your A.M. meals with these fast and filling recipes — all under 350 calories.
1. Mango-Pineapple Yogurt Bowl | MyFitnessPal’s Original Recipes
Enjoy this easy, breezy mango-pineapple yogurt bowl for a tropical breakfast treat. Plain yogurt is naturally sweetened with chunks of pineapple and mango, along with toasted coconut flakes. Plain yogurt is an excellent breakfast choice because it’s a probiotic (e.g., source of good bacteria) and contains a good dose of protein, calcium and vitamin D. Recipe makes 1 serving at 1 yogurt bowl each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 334; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 172mg; Carbohydrate: 38g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 32g; Protein: 16g
2. Mexican Avocado Spread Sandwiches with Sprouts | Food Faith Fitness
Creamy Mexican avocado spread, spicy sprouts, fresh tomatoes and crunchy cucumber slices sandwiched between two soft slices of bread make a healthy, meatless 5-minute breakfast for less than 250 calories! For an even quicker prep, sub in store-bought guacamole for the avocado spread. Recipe makes 2 servings at 1 sandwich each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 231; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 326mg; Carbohydrate: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 5g
3. Red Cabbage Smoothie | Elle Penner, MyFitnessPal Dietitian
The most shocking thing about this Red Cabbage Smoothie from our own Elle Penner, RD, (besides the gorgeous color) is how undetectable the cabbage is with just a cup of blueberries, one banana and a little bit of vanilla yogurt mixed in. Recipe makes 2 servings at 16 ounces each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 199; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 78mg; Carbohydrate: 46g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 30g; Protein: 5g
4. Breakfast Parfait Jar | Peanut Butter and Peppers
It’s summer. It’s hot. And we’re over hot breakfasts. Don’t sweat it — this overnight parfait is packed with fresh strawberries, blueberries and Greek yogurt to keep you chilled and energized. Prep a few jars Sunday night for a convenient, grab-and-go breakfast option throughout the week. Recipe makes 1 serving at 1 parfait each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 282; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 6mg; Sodium: 95mg; Carbohydrate: 41g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 20g
5. Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bark | Go Eat & Repeat
Trade your yogurt parfaits for this cooling Greek yogurt breakfast bark. With just five ingredients and three easy steps, this frozen protein-packed treat is pretty much effortless. (Not to mention, crunchy granola paired with sweet berries over a tangy yogurt base is a timeless breakfast winner.) Recipe makes 2 servings at 1/2 recipe each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 264; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Sodium: 87mg; Carbohydrate: 43g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 28g; Protein: 16g
6. Banana Berry Oat Bars | MyFitnessPal’s Original Recipes
Craving a sweet breakfast treat? Bake a batch of wholesome oat bars sweetened with banana and honey then topped with fresh strawberries. (If strawberries aren’t your thing, feel free to make these bars with your favorite berry.) You can bake a batch ahead of time and reheat for a convenient breakfast on the go! Substitute brown rice syrup for honey for vegan-friendly bars. Recipe makes 4 servings at 4 small bars each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 289; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 112mg; Carbohydrate: 63g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 26g; Protein: 6g
7. Sweet Cherry Almond Flaxseed Smoothie | Clean Eating
Brighten up your busy mornings with this simple and sweet smoothie. Cherries, flaxseed and almonds come together for a rich drink packed with omega-3’s, antioxidants, protein and fiber. Recipe makes 2 servings at 1/2 recipe each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 296; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbohydrate: 36g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 24g; Protein: 8g
8. Spiralized Squash Frittata | Cooking Light
Spiralizing is an entertaining way to get fresh vegetables into your diet. This spiralized squash frittata is mainly made from vitamin C-rich zucchini and protein-packed eggs. (If you don’t have zucchini on hand, feel free to substitute carrots, parsnips or bell peppers.) The best thing about eggs is that they complement many different flavor combinations, so feel free to mix and match! Recipe makes 4 servings at 1/4 frittata each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 157; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 192mg; Sodium: 349mg; Carbohydrate: 9g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 12g
9. Peanut Butter, Strawberry and Banana Quesadillas | Ambitious Kitchen
Quesadillas aren’t typically sweet, but when they are, they’re pretty darn tasty. This breakfast quesadilla — stuffed with creamy peanut butter, ripe bananas and strawberries — delivers fiber, protein and essential nutrients to your morning. Recipe makes 2 servings at 1/2 quesadilla each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 261; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 399mg; Carbohydrate: 33g; Dietary Fiber: 11g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 12g
10. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins | Amy’s Healthy Baking
Store-bought muffins are usually laden with excess sugar and fat. Stay on track with your clean-eating goals with these healthy homemade lemon-poppy seed muffins. Thick and moist with a bright pop of citrus, these muffins are made with wholesome ingredients like whole-wheat flour and Greek yogurt, so you can enjoy your favorite flavors without the guilt! Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 muffin each.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 119; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 76mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 5g