Healthy FruityBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Healthy Fruity along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
"Avocados ARE fruit and they CAN be made into something other than guacamole. I like to use this instead of yogurt. Add more lemon juice if you like the 'twang' as I call it. It's not that weird - I promise!"
2 avocados, 2 of your favorite kind of apples (not green), 2 teaspoons lemon juice, water (to desired consistency)
Apple Citrus Compote
"A real freash and healthy breakfast treat. I had something just like this on a cruise ship for breakfast once. It's awesome."
2 cups Granny Smith or Stayman apples - peeled and sliced, 1 and 1/2 cups pitted prunes (about 9 ounces), 1 and 1/2 cups orange juice, 2 Tablespoons honey, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 pink grapefruit - peeled and cut into segments, 2 navel oranges - peeled and cut into segments, mint sprigs for garnish
Apricot & Ginger Compote
"Try to find unsulphered apricots, if you can - the fewer preservatives, the better!"
1 1/2 cups dried apricots, 1 1/2 in piece of fresh ginger, plain or vanilla yogurt - to serve with
"A great way to enjoy bananas at breakfast. Topped with a little grated coconut and orange zest, this is very tasty."
6 firm and ripe bananas, 3 Tablespoons butter, 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 3 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, grated coconut, orange or lemon zest
Baked Cinnamon Honey Grapefruit
"This is a really easy recipe that transforms a grapefruit into something special and different for breakfast."
1 grapefruit, 4 teaspoons honey, cinnamon
"If you've never tried it, you'll be surprised how the taste of grapefruit transforms in a wonderful way when it's baked. Enjoy!"
1 grapefruit (we use pink grapefruit), 2 teaspoons butter or margarine, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 maraschino cherries with stems
Banana Breakfast Sundaes
"Everything that's great about a Sundae but this one is made with lowfat yogurt, granola and fruit."
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, 2 ripe bananas - peeled and halved, 2 6-ounce cups of vanilla lowfat yogurt or 2 cups vanilla frozen yogurt, 1/4 cup low-fat granola, blueberries
"So fast to make. So good to eat. Whipped cream is optional by very recommended. It makes the dish look like something from a nice restaurant."
1 banana, 1 flour tortilla, 2 Tablespoon peanut butter or soy nut butter or Nutella spead, 1 teaspoon 50/50 cinnamon and sugar mixed, 1 Tablespoon raisins, 1 teaspoon crushed peanuts or walnuts, 2 Tablespoons whipped cream
Banana Coconut Rolls
"This recipe is from the 1950 Chiquita Banana's Recipe Book. According to the book, this recipe is "Quick 'n' easy... and so different!""
4 firm all-yellow bananas, 2 Tablespoons melted butter or margarine, 2 Tablespoons lemon or lime juice, 1/2 cup shredded coconut
Blueberry Breakfast Parfait
"You could combine the blueberries with other seasonal berries. Other variations: try other cereals (even Cap'n Crunch) and berry-flavored yogurts."
1/2 cup no-fat or low-fat vanilla yogurt, 1 cup fresh blueberries (or thawed frozen berries), 1/2 cup granola breakfast cereal, whipped cream
Brazilian Acai Breakfast Bowl
"This is a perfect breakfast for spring and summer. I am confident you will love it! It's not just a berry, it's a lifestyle!"
7 ounces Acai Roots frozen acai pulp, 4 frozen strawberries, 1 fresh banana, 4 ounces juice of your choice (orange juice or apple juice work great), 1 Tablespoon sweetener of your choice (agave syrup or honey work great), 2 Tablespoons quick-cooking or old fashioned oats
Breakfast Banana Split
"Great way to get kids interested in breakfast! It's a banana split except the ice cream is replaced by oatmeal."
2 ice-cream scoops of cooked oatmeal, 1 banana lengthwise, strawberry sauce, blueberry sauce, chopped nuts
Breakfast Fruit Parfait
"A really great way to start the day. You get grains from granola, calcium from yogurt and more good things than I can count from the fruits. Chopped nuts are optional but highly recommended."
1 cup granola, 1 8-ounce container strawberry or peach yogurt, 6 to 8 strawberries - hulled and sliced, 1 banana, 1 cup seedless grapes, 1 peach or nectarine, 1/2 cup fresh blueberries, 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds or walnuts
Breakfast Fruit Salad
"This is a must for any brunch. Fresh fruit is so good along side other breakfast foods."
2 cups cubed cantaloupe, 2 apples apples, 1 cup green grapes, 1 banana into coins, 1/2 cup low-fat vanilla or lemon yogurt, 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Breakfast Fuit Cups
"Easy to make and delicious. A fresh start to any day. Enjoy! I use vanilla yogurt which, by the way, is fantastic just on orange slices alone."
1/2 cup plain or vanilla lowfat yogurt, 2 oranges - peeled and sliced into bite-sized pieces, 1 banana - peeled and sliced, 1 Tablespoon golden raisins, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Broiled Grapefruit Bowls
"You can also substitute the cinnamon and sugar with honey for a different flavor. I also like to drizzle a little Maraschino cherry juice on the halves at the end."
1 grapefruit, butter (about 1 Tablespoons), 1 Tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, Maraschino cherries
Candy Corn Fruit Parfaits
"It might look like Halloween candy, but it's a deceptively healthy, fruity breakfast treat. Great for kids."
1 can (11 ounce) mandarin oranges, 1 can (20 ounce) pineapple chunks, 2 6-ounce containers of low-fat vanilla yogurt, candy corn pieces
Cinnamon & Honey Apple
"Apple quality is pivotal to this recipe. I have found fresh Golden Delicious apples to work best."
1 apple, 2 spoonfuls of Cool Whip or similar whipped topping, cinnamon, honey
Citrus Breakfast Cups
"This is a fun idea for a simple, elegant breakfast dish where grapefruit shells act as decorative bowls."
2 Tablespoons sugar, 2 Tablespoons water, 1 teaspoon grated lime peel, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 pink or ruby red grapefruit - peeled and sectioned, 1 navel orange - peeled and sectioned
Cooked Ripe Plantains
"A simple tropical breakfast dish, very popular in Kerala, South India. Healthy and ideal for picnics or trips."
ripe plantains, butter or margarine, honey or maple syrup
"Try this on Toast - or on roasted turkey leftovers!"
1 teaspoon olive oil, 1/2 cup minced shallots, 1 Tablespoon filely chopped peeled ginger, 1/4 cup orange juice, 2 cups frozen cranberries (thawed), 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon allspice
"A healthy combination of bananas, strawberries, yogurt and nuts. Very quick to make."
2 bananas, 7 fresh strawberries, 1/4 cup of any kind of nuts, 1 scoop of strawberry yogurt
"A very interesting way to get prunes in your diet, this parfait has layers of healthy cereal, yogurt and a mixture of prunes and applesauce."
1 and 1/3 cups unsweetened applesauce, 1 cup (about 6 ounces) pitted prunes, 1 and 1/2 cups natural wheat and barley cereal, 1 pint plain nonfat yogurt, 4 more prunes for garnish
Fresh Fruit Breakfast Parfait
"In France, parfait literally means 'perfect' - which is what you'll be saying after you try this combination yogurt, granola and fresh fruits and berries."
1 cup plain or vanilla yogurt, 1 cup granola (preferably homemade), 2 Tablespoons honey, 2 cups fresh berries (like raspberries and blueberries), 2 kiwis, whipped cream - for topping
Fruit And Raisin Breakfast Soup
"You could theoretically replace the 1/4 cups of various dried fruit with a whole cup of your favorite dried fruit."
3 cups hot water, 2 cups apple juice, 1 cup raisins (1/2 dark and 1/2 golden suggested), 1/4 cup prunes - pitted, 1/4 cup dried cherries, 1/4 cup dried mixed fruit, 1/4 cup dried apricots, 1/4 cup minute-tapioca - uncooked, 1 cinnamon stick
Fruit Breakfast Compote
"A very special breakfast fruit salad. Not a fruit soup as some compotes are."
1 20-ounce can pineapple chunks, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tablespoons cornstarch, 2/3 cup orange juice, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, 1 15-ounce can mandarin oranges - drained, 3 unpeeled apples - cored and chopped, 2 bananas - peeled and sliced
Fruit Breakfast Pizza w/ Granola Crust
"Perfect for kids! Looks like a pizza, but it's actually granola, yogurt and fresh fruit."
2 cups of your favorite granola, 1/3 cup butter, 2 6-ounce containers vanilla or strawberry yogurt, red food coloring, 3 heaping Tablespoons shredded coconut, 4 or 5 strawberries into coins, 15 to 20 raspberries, 15 to 20 blueberries, 1 kiwi into strips
Fruit Salad Breakfast With Vanilla Honey Yogurt
"The honey vanilla yogurt topping is also a wonderful topping for granola in the morning. Granola is also a great addition to the recipe if you'd like a little crunch with your fruit. Try experimenting with other fresh fruits too!"
2 cups plain yogurt, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 2 Tablespoons honey, seeds of 1/2 of a vanilla bean, 1 oranges - cut into segments, 1 banana - cut into coins, 10 strawberries - de-stemmed and halved, fresh raspberries, blueberries, 1/2 cup green seedless grapes - halved
Fruit-N-Grain Breakfast Salad
"This recipe can be made partially the night before. In the morning, just chop some fresh fruit and put everything together."
3 cups water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 3/4 cup quick-cooking brown rice, 3/4 cup bulgur, 1 Granny Smith apple, 1 Red Delicious apple, 1 orange, 1 cup raisins, 1 container (8-ounce) low fat vanilla yogurt
"This is sort of like a baked oatmeal, but with rice. It has lots of fruity flavor from banana, pineapple and orange juice. The raisins and cashews are optional but recommended."
2 cups cooked brown rice, 1/4 cup raisins, 1 cup crushed unsweetened pineapple, 3/4 cup hot water, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring, 3 Tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, 1/2 cup rinsed raw cashews, 1 banana
Fruity Tooty Treat
"This is the most delicious smoothie I have EVER tasted."
1 banana, 7 strawberries, 1 ripe apricot, 2 apples (green or red), 1/2 mango, 1 or 2 plums, the juice from 1 passion fruit, 2 cups of soy milk, 3 scoops of lite ice cream
Granola Fruit Kabobs
"This is a terrific dish to serve at morning gatherings and meetings. It serves like an appetizer, but makes for a very healthy and satisfying breakfast."
2 cups granola, 2 apples - chunked, 2 bananas - chunked, 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks, 1 cup vanilla or fruit flavored yogurt
"This is a simple way to add spark to a healthy breakfast of grapefruit. You can use your favorite flavor of yogurt to customize it to your tastes."
8 red grapefruit sections, 2 Tablespoons pina colada or vanilla flavored low-fat yogurt, 2 Tablespoons granola (with almonds preferably)
"Simple, but extremely refreshing."
2 grapefruits, 2 glace (candied) cherries, low-calorie sweetener
Honey Ginger Mellons
"You can store this in the refrigerator for 5 days, but it's always best when super fresh."
6 cups mellon (honeydew and cantaloupe are my favorites) - cut into 1 inch cubes, 1/4 cup honey, 2 teaspoons ginger root - minced, 1 teaspoon lime zest, 1 teaspoon orange zest
Microwave Maple Fruit Compote
"When you try this Mr B, I bet you start a whole new "Breakfast Soup" section. It's awesome!"
2 apples -- cored and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces, 1 pear -- cored and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces, 1/4 cup apple juice, 2 Tablespoons maple syrup, 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
Minty Fruit Salad
"The mint provides a fresh morning wake-up call. Healthy and exciting."
1 cantaloupe - seeds removed and cut into pieces or balls, 1 apple - cored and thinly sliced, 1/2 pound grapes - halved, 2 kiwis - peeled and sliced, 1/3 cup fresh mint, additional mint for garnish
"A mix of five fruits with honey, yogurt and pumpkin seeds and little fresh mint if desired."
5 or 6 strawberries, 1/4 honeydew melon, 1 banana, 1 kiwi, 1/2 apple, 3 Tablespoons Greek yogurt, 2 Tablespoons honey, 1 handful pumpkin seeds, mint leaves
Nutty Fruit Smoothie
"This is more of a special custom blended yogurt than a smoothie really. You could drink it, but it's probably best enjoyed with a spoon."
1 banana, 1 handful of pecans (roasted is best), 2 scoops of frozen natural yogurt (or soya yogurt), 2 Tablespoons maple syrup, 1/2 cup of pineapple juice (or apple juice), 1/2 cup raisins
Oatmeal Fruit Salad
"You could call this a fruit salad with oatmeal or call it deluxe oatmeal with fruit. Either way, it's a refreshing and healthy way to start your morning."
2 cups instant oats - prepared, 1/2 cup sliced apples, 1/2 cup sliced peaches, 1/2 cup sliced strawberries, 1/2 cup sliced bananas, 1 cup of low fat plain yogurt, 3 Tablespoons orange juice, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
Oranges With Honey And Jalapeno
"Spice up your oranges with some chopped jalapeno. A drizzle of honey offsets the pepper so the oranges have just enough heat to surprise your senses. A great breakfast side dish!"
4 oranges (preferably a mix of different kinds), 2 Tablespoons honey, 1/2 red or green jalapeno pepper
Peachy Yogurt Crunch
"So easy. Just three ingredients. Try different flavored yogurts to make it different each time. A healthy, quick breakfast."
fresh peaches, plain or fruit yogurt, granola
Pina Colada Breakfast Parfait
"This is a very easy way to make a fresh tasting, healthy breakfast. It also works great as a snack or a dessert."
1 6-ounces container of low-fat vanilla yogurt, 1/4 cup crushed canned pineapple, 1/4 cup canned mandarin oranges, 1 Tablespoon toasted coconut
"I enjoy this particular recipe with some strong coffee, toast, and the morning paper. A great start to the day!"
sprinkling of water, 1 pound frozen rhubarb, sugar, vanilla, vanilla yogurt, your favorite granola
Sauteed Cinnamon Apple Crisp
"Sometimes I saute the rest of the banana with the apples and that is pretty good. I have also tried adding frozen blueberries to the apples, also very good."
1 apple fairly thin, 1 teaspoon canola oil, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon - divided, 1 teaspoon Splenda, 1/2 cup Old Fashioned oats, 1 1/2 inch chunk of banana, fat free Cool Whip
Smoothie Breakfast Pops
"Great breakfast for when you're on the run. I dig your site! Mr Breakfast rules!"
2 bananas, 12 ounces (usually 2 containers) of low-fat plain or vanilla or strawberry yogurt, 1 16-ounce package frozen whole strawberries - partially thawed, 1/4 cup fat-free milk, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice (prevents bananas from browning), 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar, 4 or 5 ice cubes
Strawberry Breakfast Sundae
"Pretty as a picture and tasty as can be. Kids love it. Lots of strawberry flavor."
1/2 cup Cheerios cereal, 1/2 cup vanilla or strawberry flavored yogurt, 1 Tablespoon strawberry jam, 2 big fresh strawberries, 1 big fresh strawberry - whole
Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Split
"A super healthy way to start your day - flavorful and full of banana berry goodness. Use any flavor yogurt that you like. We prefer vanilla."
4 bananas, 1 pound fresh whole strawberries (1 quart), 1 pound vanilla yogurt (1 and 1/2 quarts), 2 ounces toasted chopped almonds (1/4 cup)
Tropical Fruit Compote
"You can also add grapes, pineapple chunks, strawberries or any of your favorite fruits."
1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon grated lime rind, 1 teaspoon grated orange rind, 3 oranges into sections, 1 mango into cubes, 1 papaya into cubes, 2 red grapefruits into sections
Vanilla Berry Parfait
"Crushed graham crackers top off a parfait of mixed berries and vanilla yogurt."
2 (8 ounce) containers vanilla yogurt, 1 (10 ounce) package frozen mixed berries - or berry of your choice, 2 Tablespoons crushed graham crackers, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Vegan Donut Holes
"A healthy donut that requires no baking? Sort of! Definitely one of the healthiest "donuts" you'll ever find."
1 cup almonds - soaked and air-dried, 1/4 teaspoon salt, the seeds and inner-scrapings of 1/2 of a vanilla bean, 1 cup dried pineapple, 1 cup pitted dates (any kind of soft date), 3 Tablespoons shredded coconut, 2 Tablespoons additional shredded coconut (in a bowl) - for rolling
Warm Cointreau Grapefruits
"This is especially good when served warm with a couple Tablespoons of yogurt on top."
2 grapefruits, 2 teaspoon Cointreau, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
"A must-have fresh fruit dish for any large brunch gathering - especially during the summer. To make it even more healthy, replace the miniature marshmallows with grapes."
watermelon, cantaloupe balls, honeydew melon balls, strawberries, miniature marshmallows