Healthy OtherBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Healthy Other along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Baked Breakfast Rice
"Great for those who have dietary restrictions and need their breakfast to be gluten-free, wheat-free, and corn-free."
3 cups boiling water, 1 1/2 cups brown rice, 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries, 1/4 to 1/3 cup ground flax meal, 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon allspice or nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon or more salt
Banana Honey Topping
"Great on toast, pancakes and waffles. Even better topped with a tiny spoon of whipped cream for a finishing touch."
2 ripe bananas, 4 Tablespoons honey, 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
Banana Nut Breakfast Bars
"They aren't very sweet - so you can add more honey or a touch of brown sugar if you like your breakfast bars more sweet."
2 and 2/3 cups oats, 2/3 cup walnuts or pecans, 1/2 cup dried fruit (cranberries/raisins etc), 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/3 cup peanut butter, 2 bananas - mashed, 1 egg, 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 Tablespoons honey, 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
"If you can think of a more fun way to get your oats and banana in the morning, I'd love to know. Feel free to use any favorite nut. We like almonds or walnuts."
3 and 1/4 cups quick or Old Fashioned oats, 2 bananas, 1/3 cup olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 to 3/4 cup dates (pitted), 1/2 cup pecans or toasted almonds, 1/2 cup chocolate or carob chips
Breakfast Tortilla Double Stack
"Tortillas layered with scrambled eggs, beans and cheese. For a meatier dish, mix the eggs with cooked and crumbled chorizo."
2 6-inch flour tortilla, 1 Tablespoon butter, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk, 1 pinch salt, 4 heaping Tablespoons refried beans, 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 2 or 3 Tablespoons salsa, chopped green onion and cilantro
Brussels Sprout Bacon Potato Hash
"Bacon and bold seasonings make this a very flavorful dish. You might not even realize you're eating Brussels sprouts, unless you love them and then you're in for super treat."
1 and 1/2 pounds Russet potatoes, 5 slices Applewood Smoked Bacon - nearly frozen, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, 1 and 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, 1 onion, 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme - rubbed between palms of hands, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon dried parsley, lots of freshly cracked pepper, 3 cloves garlic - minced, 1/2 cup MSG free chicken broth, a few shakes of Tapatio Salsa Picante Hot Sauce or hot sauce of choice, 1/2 to 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Cheesy Baked Grits Casserole (Vegetarian)
"To save time, cook grits the night before, adding the seasoning and cheese. Cover and refrigerate. In the morning, beat the egg whites and finish assembling the casserole."
4 cups low fat milk, 2 cups water, 1 teaspoon salt (divided), 1 1/4 cups uncooked quick cooking grits, 1 cup (4 oz) shredded Parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 5 egg whites, 6 Tablespoons chopped fresh chives (or green onions), 2 teaspoons butter (melted), cooking spray
Chewy Almond Date Granola Bars
"Chewy granola bars loaded with chopped dates, almonds and coconut. Great with or without chocolate. Perfect for breakfast on the go."
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, 1/3 cup honey, 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, 2 cup old-fashioned or quick oats, 2 Tablespoons flour, 3/4 cup sliced or slivered almonds - toasted, 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, 1/3 cup chopped dates, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 4 ounce (about 2/3 cup) chocolate chips, 1/2 teaspoon canola oil
Chocolate Breakfast Bars
"This makes about 20 medium-sized bars or 12 man-sized bars depending on how you cut it. I like mine man-sized."
4 ounces white chocolate, 1 and 1/2 cups honey, 4 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon vanilla, 1 cup sunflower seeds or your favorite nut, 1/2 cup wheat germ or shredded coconut, 2/3 cups crunchy peanut butter, 1 cup dried fruit (like blueberries or strawberries), 5 cups quick-cooking oats, 3 to 4 ounces dark or milk chocolate
Confetti Veggie Bars
"These versatile veggie bars make a colorful addition to an hors d'oeuvre tray, luncheon or party buffet, or as a grab-and-go breakfast on the run. Yummy yet healthy."
2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls (low-fat are good), 2 8-oz. packages softened low-fat cream cheese, 1 packet dry Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing, 1 cup mayonnaise (not salad dressing), 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, 1/2 to 3/4 cup each of raw veggies: carrots--broccoli--cauliflower--red bell pepper--chopped coarsely or diced
Corn Flake Fruit And Nut Bars
"This can be a healthy breakfast-on-the-go. Or top with drizzled chocolate or frosting for a healthier-than-most dessert or snack."
6 cups corn flakes cereal, 3/4 cup chopped pitted date, 1 and 1/2 cup sliced almonds -- toasted, 1 and 1/4 cup dried apricots -- finely chopped, 1 and 1/2 tsp grated orange rind, 1 and 1/4 cup margarine, 1 and 1/3 cup corn syrup, 1 and 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar, 1 and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
"This recipe doubles as a morning yogurt parfait or as a topping for granola or other cereals. Amount of ingredients should be adjusted to fit your tastes."
Homemade or Kefir yogurt, low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese, Splenda sugar substitute, sliced almonds or wheat germ, fruit
Dilly Healthy Panbread
"Lots of dill and a hint of jalapeno make this flat bread a very unique item."
11 ounces (300 grams) wheat flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon spice powder, 1 and 1/2 cups dill, 1 teaspoon jalapeno pepper, water to knead dough, 2 teaspoons cooking oil to knead dough, and oil to drizzle fry the bread
Easy No-Eggs Benedict
"One serving has 190 calories, 9g of fat (2.5g saturated fat) and 5 mg of cholesterol. If you're not as concerned about fat and cholesterol, the recipe is even better with a poached egg."
4 frozen soy-based meatless Breakfast Patties (Boca; GardenBurger; etc.), 1/4 cup reduced fat mayonnaise, 1/4 cup non-fat yogurt, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon yellow mustard, 2 English muffins - toasted, 1 tomato - cut into 8 slices, salt, chopped fresh parsley or paprika for garnish
"Easy, cheesy, fresh-tasting breakfast pizza. Add any pizza seasonings you like to make it yours! Kids love this one."
4 eggs, 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese, 1 tomato, oregano, salt and pepper
Golden Peaks of Fun
"This is absolutely incredible...I like it for breakfast or even dessert. It is best to let the yogurt melt just a smidge so that the sweet vanilla flavor seeps down into the cereal. Freezing your bananna before you start assembling the dish is also excellent!"
1 cup Kashi Go-lean crunch cereal, 1 bananna, 1 cup of low fat frozen vanilla yogurt, 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter
Grape Nuts Bars
"Variation: Instead of the tahini, use another 1/2 cup peanut butter."
4 cups Grape Nuts cereal, 1/2 cup peanut butter, 1/2 cup tahini, 1 cup maple syrup, wheat germ
Grilled Peanut Butter & Honey Sandwich
"A little time on the grill turns a familiar sandwich into a fantastic sandwich. Recipe courtesy of Chronicles of a Curly Head."
2 slices of bread (I use 100% whole wheat), 1 Tablespoon of peanut butter (I use creamy Smart Balance brand), 1/2 Tablespoon of honey, 1 banana
Hash Browns - Low Carb Cabbage
"For more low-carb recipes try Mr Breakfast's Low-Carb Breakfast Index."
2 cups cabbage - thinly sliced, 1 egg, 1 green onion, 1 Tablespoon canola oil, salt and pepper
Hash Browns - Low Carb Cauliflower
"Craving hash browns, but can't eat potatoes on your diet? This is a great replacement."
12 ounces grated fresh cauliflower (about 1/2 head), 4 slices bacon, 3 ounces chopped onion (about 1/2 cup), 1 Tablespoons butter or softened, salt and pepper
Hash Browns - Low Carb Zucchini
"For more low-carb recipes try Mr Breakfast's Low-Carb Breakfast Index."
1 cup grated zucchini, 2 eggs, 1 Tablespoon grated onion, 1 Tablespoon canola oil, 1 dash onion powder, 1 dash garlic powder, salt and pepper
Hash Browns - Roasted
"All the flavor and satisfaction, without all the gross grease."
2 onions, 2 potatoes, 3/4 cup water, 1 tablespoon virgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic, 1/4 teaspoon paprika, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Hawaiian Breakfast Pizzas
"From "The Busy Mom's Lowfat Cookbook" by Elise Griffith. You can usually find it on Amazon or eBay."
2 whole wheat English muffins (4 halves), 2 slices lean ham - cut into strips, 4 pineapple slices, 4 slices reduced-fat American cheese
Healthy Chicken Hash
"Serve with eggs over-easy for a delicious and healthy breakfast!"
2 lbs. red skinned potatoes-peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes, 4 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 onion-chopped finely, 1 red pepper-diced, 1 yellow pepper-diced, 1 tsp. fresh thyme, 3 cloves garlic-minced, salt and pepper, 2 cups cooked chicken-shredded, 1 cup fresh spinach-washed thoroughly
Homemade Applesauce (Pancake Topping)
"You may never buy applesauce in the store again. Easy recipe with very few ingredients. It's great on its own, but especially good on pancakes, French toast or waffles."
4 apples*, 2/3 cup water, 2 Tablespoons sugar, 1 Tablespoon honey, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Homemade Turkey Sausage
"Way better and fresher tasting than the turkey sausage you buy in those crazy tubes."
1/2 pound ground turkey, 1/4 cup onion, 1/4 cup dried apples - crumbled or finely chopped (can be replaced by 1/2 cup fresh apple - but not as good), 1 egg white, 3 Tablespoons quick-cooking oats, 2 Tablespoon fresh parsley, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground sage, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 dash ground red pepper, cooking spray
Honey Milk Balls
"A no-bake breakfast treat. Easy to make for a quick on-the-go meal. For a change of pace, coat the balls in shredded coconut."
1 cup honey, 1 cup peanut butter, 2 cups dry oats, 2 cups dry milk
Lime Yogurt Breakfast Pie
"This is so fast... so refreshing... so almost-health-food. Also makes a nice afternoon desert."
1 store-bought graham cracker crust (Keebler makes a reduced-fat one), 2 6-ounce containers of low-fat lime yogurt, 1 container zero-fat cool whip, 1 half graham cracker -- finely crumbled
Maple-Yogurt Pancake Topping
"Check out tons of other pancake and waffle toppings."
8 ounces (1 cup) low-fat or nonfat yogurt, 1/4 to 1/2 cup maple syrup
Mock Lemon Danish
"I love this quick breakfast with a great cup of coffee. Feel better about how you start your day."
1 whole wheat English muffin, 2 Tablespoons plain Greek yogurt, sweetener (equal to 1/2 teaspoon sugar), 1/8 teaspoon (or less) cinnamon, 2 teaspoons lemon curd
Munch's Hangover Eraser
"WOW!! An absolute charm mate!!! : )"
TO DRINK: Tomato Juice, Tabasco sauce, Lemon Juice, 1 measure of Vodka, TO EAT: 3 Rashers of Back bacon, 3 tinned tomatoes, 2 scrambled eggs, 1 orange
"A healthy, protein filled, fruity toast that will definitely get you going in the morning! Also great as a midnight snack with a cup of de-caf or tea."
1/2 banana, 1 Tablespoon natural peanut butter, 1 slice wheat bread, raisins or granola
No-Yolk Egg Substitute
"Here's two homemade egg substitute recipes. I included the second because the first egg subtitute recipe actually has eggs. It's great for avoiding the yolks and tastes and works better than the totally egg-free one. But I included the second, so Mr Breakfast wouldn't think I was crazy -- "An egg substitue recipe with eggs! This chick is crazy!""
3 egg whites, 1/4 cup of low-fat milk (2%), 1 Tablespoon Nestle Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk, 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
Nutty Apple Toast
"This spread works well on almost any bread product. I especially enjoy it on apple muffins and crumpets."
2 slices whole wheat toast, 1 Tablespoon apple butter, 1 Tablespoon wheat germ, 1 Tablespoon peanut butter, a bit of water
Oatmeal Egg White Pancake
"17 grams protein; 200 calories; 6 grams fiber"
1 envelope of Weight Control cinnamon oatmeal, 3 egg whites, 3/4 cup of water (temperature unimportant)
Pare-Down Pizza Egg Dish
"This is good. Probably more of a dinner dish, this would make a fine fancy breakfast."
1/2 cup flour, 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, 1/4 teaspoon oregano leaves - crushed (or Italian seasoning), 8 egg whites, 1 teaspoon cream of tartar, 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce, 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms (or 1 can sliced mushrooms - drained), 1 green pepper (about 3 oz.) - cut into rings, 1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded low-moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese
PB & SB Sandwich
"This is easy and a super yummy alternative to the typical peanut butter and jelly sandwich."
2 slices whole wheat bread, peanut butter, fresh strawberries, fresh banana, cinnamon, sugar
Peachy Sweet Potato Breakfast Pudding
"This recipe is based on one from Neal Barnard's book, "Foods That Fight Pain"."
1 cup Peaches - fresh or frozen or canned, 1 cup Sweet Potatoes or Yams - cooked
Peanut Butter PinWheels
"These make a nutrient dense breakfast that is quick and easy to make. They also make a great snack."
4 Tablespoons peanut butter (smooth or crunchy), 2 Tablespoons granola, 2 Teaspoons honey, 2 Tablespoons dried cranberries (or raisins), 2 flour tortillas
Potato and Kale Croquettes
"These are also great topped with some sour cream (try it mixed with horseradish) to make a light sauce."
1 russet potato - peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes, 1/2 head kale - trimmed off stems, 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 or 2 Tablespoons horseradish (to taste), salt and pepper, 2 eggs in separate bowls, 2 slices day-old French bread or about 2 cups bread crumbs (unseasoned), olive oil
Prune Breakfast Parfait
"This prune and applesauce breakfast parfait will help keep you feeling full... and regular. If desired, use a flavored yogurt. Vanilla works great."
1 and 1/3 cups unsweetened applesauce, 1 cup (6 ounces) pitted prunes, 1 and 1/2 cups natural wheat and barely cereal, 1 pint plain nonfat yogurt, 4 pitted prunes for garnish
Raisin and Cinnamon Rice Porridge
"Can be served with some cold milk over the top."
1/2 cup rice, 1/2 cup water, 2 cups skim milk, 1/4 cup raisins, 2 Tablespoons sugar, cinnamon for garnish
S.O.S. (Low-Fat Version)
"A healthy take on a classic dish. Add more flour to cooking mixture if a thicker consistency is desired."
6 slices healthier bread (like multi-grain or whole-wheat), 2 3-ounce packages dried chipped beef, 2 and 1/2 cups milk, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1 Tablespoon coarsly chopped fresh thyme and parsley, salt and pepper
Spinach Dip / Spread
"Mr Breakfast doesn't consider this too be breakfast really, but is leaving it up because it seems so easy to make. Do you consider this breakfast?"
2 boxes frozen spinach, 1 cup light mayo, 1 cup light sour cream, 1 package knorr fine herb soup mix, pumpernickel or rye bread
Stone Age Biscuits And Gravy
"This gluten-free recipe is intended for people on a Paleo diet (aka The Stone Age Diet; aka The Caveman diet.)"
For The Biscuits: 6 egg whites, 3/4 cup almond flour, 1/4 cup coconut flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 2 Tablespoons coconut oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, For The Gravy: 1 pound bulk sausage, 1 Tablespoon almond flour, 1 Tablespoon arrowroot starch, 14 ounces coconut milk (one typical can), 2 teaspoons dried sage, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 1 teaspoon paprika, black pepper
Sweet Potato Latkes
"Each patty has 166 cal; 4.1g fat; 3.7g protein; 29g carb; 2.6g fiber; 30mg chol."
4 cups shredded peeled sweet potato (about 1 lb.), 2 1/2 cups shredded peeled baking potato (about 12 oz.), 2 shallots grated (or 1/2 cup grated onion), 1 slice of white bread (or 1/4 cup bread crumbs), 1/2 cup flour, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 egg lightly beaten, 1 Tablespoon butter divided, 1 Tablespoon olive oil divided
Tasty Fried Potatoes
"Wonderful breakfast potatoes with onions and peppers seasoned with thyme and black pepper."
5 potatoes - peeled, 1/4 cup diced yellow onion, 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper, 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper, 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon thyme (or more), salt, 1 or 2 Tablespoons canola oil
The Breakfast Martini
"The Breakfast Martini tastes like a sinful indulgence, but the joke is on your taste buds. It's a healthy, classy way to start your day."
1/2 cup frozen blueberries -- almost thawed, 3 frozen strawberries -- almost thawed, 1/2 cup of your favorite granola cereal, 3 ounces vanilla pudding, whipped cream for topping, a single maraschino cherry
Vegetarian Breakfast Sausage Patties
"For spicy veggie patties, add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of ground red pepper flakes."
1 cup quick-cooking or old fashioned oats, egg substitute equal to 2 eggs (or 3 egg whites), 1 teaspoon ground fennel, 1 teaspoon ground sage, 1/4 teaspoon ground rosemary, salt and pepper, 1 dash parsley, 1 dash dill, 3 cups vegetable stock (or 3 cups water with 1 vegetable bullion cube)
Veggie Tortilla Wraps
"Totally healthy and FAST! The beauty of this recipe is that you can adjust it to your own tastes."
whole wheat tortilla, cheese, salsa, vegetarian sausage pattie, plain yogurt
"Homemade alternative to whipped cream or cream cheese that you can use on pancakes, waffles, French toast, bagels and toast."
1 tub of fruit yoghurt, 1 strainer/sieve, 1 chux cloth, 1 elastic band, 1 bowl