15 energizing breakfast recipes

It's the most important meal of the day, dudes. Keep little minds sharp and bellies full until lunch with these nutrient-dense breakfast recipes.

15 energizing breakfast recipes

Photo: Erik Putz

Egg-in-a-Hole Breakfast

Things get a little fancy (but not fussy) with this brekkie sandwich. Dollop storebought tomato bruschetta on your butter-toasted English muffin, add ham, cheese, spinach and nice drippy egg. Get the recipe: Egg-in-a-Hole Breakfast Sandwich

breakfast sandwich topped with an eggPhoto: Erik Putz

Blueberry Power Bars

Fuel up with a cutie power bar. These ones pack a punch with dried blueberries, flax and sunflower seeds, almonds and wheat germ. Get the recipe: Blueberry Power Bars

granola bar squares with blueberries and oatsPhoto: Erik Putz


Rancheros Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Say yes to a grain bowl at breakfast. This one packs a triple protein punch, with quinoa, black beans and egg. Get the recipe: Rancheros Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

bowl of quinoa, avocado, beans, tomato and cheese with a fried eggPhoto: Erik Putz

Slow-Cooker Breakfast Congee

A rich, savoury rice porridge, congee fills bellies up good. The recipe brings all the flavours: squash, ground pork, corn and green onions. Get the recipe: Slow-Cooker Breakfast Congee

bowls of rice congee with ground meat and gingerPhoto: Erik Putz

Raspberry Chia Smoothie Bowl

Energizing chia seeds come out to play in this cool bowl. Top with berries and granola. Get the recipe: Raspberry Chia Smoothie Bowl

raspberry smoothie with cut up fruit and granolaPhoto: Erik Putz


Peanut Butter and Jam Oatmeal

The secret ingredient in this genius recipe is eggs, which are cooked slowly with the oats to create a creamy, custardy (and protein-rich) wonder. Peanut butter can be easily swapped for a different nut or seed butter. Get the recipe: Peanut Butter and Jam Oatmeal

15 energizing breakfast recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Kitchen Sink Cheese Omelette

Anything goes with this simple omelette. Invite all your wilting veggies and don’t forget to top with plenty of cheese—it’s the best way to start your day. Get the recipe: Kitchen Sink Cheese Omelette

skilled with omelette with cheese and veggies

Green Dream Smoothie

Slay the day with a healthy dose of greens in your belly. Vanilla kefir is blended with avocado, green apple and spinach. Toss in some hemp hearts for an added boost. Get the recipe: Green Dream Smoothie

two glasses with green smoothie garnished with green applePhoto: Erik Putz


Campfire Huevos Rancheros

This is the closest thing we’ve got to a breakfast burrito. Eggs and refried beans will give you pep all day, while salsa, avocado and cheese make it the most delicious. Get the recipe: Campfire Huevos Rancheros

tortillas piled with refried beans, eggs and salsaPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Have you made chia seed pudding yet? Take a few minutes to throw it together at night, and let those fibre-, good fat- and protein-rich seeds absorb all that liquid while you sleep. Get the recipe: Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

bowl of chia seed pudding with fruitPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Kiwi Yogurt Cups

Protein on-the-go: Yogurt and fruit. Whip up a few on the weekend to combat tough mornings. Get the recipe: Kiwi Yogurt Cups

cup with layers of yogurt and kiwisPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Go crustless with this tasty ham-and-veggie dish. Get the recipe: Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Ham and cheese quiche in a ruffled baking pan

Breakfast Wrap

Popeye eats spinach for a reason. Throw some egg on a bed of greens, add some Swiss cheese for class and you’re winning the breakfast game. No hunger pangs till lunch. Get the recipe: Breakfast Wrap

wrap with spinach, swiss cheese and scrambled eggsPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Three-Ingredient Pancakes

Three little ingredients, that’s all: Banana, eggs and oats. Couldn't be easier. Get the recipe: Three-Ingredient Pancakes

plate with three pancakes covered in syrupPhoto: Erik Putz


Breakfast Confetti Slider

This isn’t your typical fast food breakfast sandwich. It’s handmade heaven over here with a DIY biscuit (it’s got energy-boosting flax!), a tasty turkey sausage patty and a veggie-packed mini omelette sitting pretty on top. Make ahead and wrap them individually in wax paper for breakfast on-the-go. Get the recipe: Breakfast Confetti Slider

breakfast sandwich with sausage patty, egg and cheesePhoto: Erik Putz
This article was originally published on Sep 10, 2019

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