Looking to shed a few extra pounds before your next big holiday? Well, look no further than these awesome weight loss breakfast recipes, sure to help you drop a jean size or two.
You may have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but did you know that many dietitians also say that it is key to have a healthy breakfast for weight loss?
What to eat for breakfast to lose weight?
All the experts say that the key to losing weight sustainably is to make healthy diet choices and exercise regularly.
When you think of breakfast you might think of cereal, a breakfast choice that is very calorie-dense and does not give you the nutrients that you need for the day.
Swapping out your morning bowl of cereal for any one of these recipes will give you a great start on your weight loss journey
What is a high-protein breakfast for weight loss?
If you’re looking for protein in your breakfast then you have to try the protein balls!
These little chunks of goodness store really well in the freezer and you can make approximately 24 of them in just 10 minutes!
What is the best breakfast for weight loss?
I always look for recipes that are flexible. I think it’s important that you can change the ingredients based on what you want to eat or what you have in the refrigerator.
The best breakfast for weight loss is the spinach and mushroom omelet.
This is because of how versatile it is and how fitting it can be for any type of diet.
We’ve put together 13 of the best weight loss healthy breakfast ideas so you can spend more time cooking and less time browsing!
Light and fresh, this creamy avocado egg toast has to be the best breakfast for weight loss. It’s fast to make, and perfect for those mornings on the go.
If you’re looking for an easy breakfast idea then this is the recipe for you. In fact, this avocado egg salad is quick to make and will last 3-5 days in the refrigerator so big batches are your friend here.
Better still, if you’re on keto or looking to cut some carbs, then you’re in luck! Just swap out the toast for lettuce or your favorite keto bread and you’ll have a delicious breakfast packed with nutrients in no time at all!
Quesadillas may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a healthy weight loss breakfast but this egg and avocado quesadilla is packed with flavor and has definitely earned its spot on our list.
This recipe certainly packs a punch, but it really comes into its own when you’re low on ingredients.
The beauty of quesadillas lies in their versatility. Looking for a vegan version? just swap out the eggs for scrambled tofu or maybe you’re low on cheddar? well this recipe is incredible with feta too!
Vegetarian, sugar-less, low calorie, and flour-less!? If you’re on the hunt for simple, clean eating then look no further.
This truly is a healthy weight loss breakfast that the whole family will enjoy. Simply combine a cup of oats, two bananas and two eggs and you have a beautiful and naturally sweet pancake batter.
Who said weight loss breakfasts had to be boring and flavorless?
This hearty omelet makes a good weight loss breakfast and it won’t leave you hungry as you go about your day!
Packed with greens and veggies, this omelet is a no mess, one pan job, great for those mornings where you need to be up and out.
If you’re looking to lower your calorie count then this recipe is very flexible, simply swap out the eggs for egg whites and go easy on the butter.
We’ve looked at quick morning recipes but sometimes you have no time at all! These oatmeal cupcakes are a meal preppers’ dream: they’re quick to make and will keep in the freezer for up to three months.
If you’re more of a morning snacker than a breakfast eater, these cupcakes are the best recipe for you. You can make 24-25 of these delicious cupcakes, lasting you a whole month of breakfasts!
These cupcakes are vegan and gluten-free and, because they’re individually portioned, they make for the perfect on-the-go breakfast.
Overnight oats are another great time-saving way to prep your weight loss breakfast the night before.
Just combine all of the ingredients in a mason jar before you go to bed, give them a good shake, and pop them in the refrigerator ready for the morning.
Another great feature of this recipe is how you can now take your breakfast with you when you leave the house. If you like your oats cold, then all you need is a spoon and your mason jar and you’ll be ready to conquer the day!
Spinach and scrambled egg is a classic weight-loss breakfast for a reason… because it’s a great one!
This recipe adds a twist to the classic by introducing onions, parmesan, and red pepper flakes, really taking this recipe up a notch.
If you’re looking for a new scrambled egg recipe then look no further because it might be the most delicious one I’ve ever tried!
Are you looking to introduce more protein to your diet? If so, then you’re going to love this recipe!
These protein balls only contain six ingredients and you probably have all of them sitting in your kitchen. Every bite is filled with healthy fats and energy and they’re absolutely delicious.
On top of all this, they’re great for meal prepping too, a batch of these will only take you to make and will yield 24 protein balls!
Everyone thinks they know how to make scrambled eggs but have you ever taken the time to master this staple? If not, there really is no time like the present.
I use this recipe as my reference book for every other scrambled egg-based dish, and you should too!
Want to know the secret to great eggs? I’ll give you a clue, it starts with your butter prep!
If I could I would eat this for breakfast, lunch, and dinner… but that might be just my sweet tooth talking. This delicious yogurt bowl only takes a few minutes to assemble and will keep you fuelled all day long!
I’m a sucker for a recipe that is easily changed, and yogurt bowls are so flexible in this way! Running low on strawberries? Try banana instead.
With this recipe, you really can’t go wrong!
I’m not sure if I’ve made it obvious yet, but I love a breakfast quesadilla and this list really wouldn’t be complete with just one.
If you’re looking to add some meat to your breakfast then this might be your best breakfast for weight loss!
As with the other quesadilla recipe, don’t be scared to swap and change your ingredients!
This has to be one of the most Instagrammable recipes I’ve ever set my eyes on!
These bell pepper cups filled with eggs and cheese are delicious, not to mention how cute they look too!
This is a great weight loss breakfast recipe for anyone struggling to get their children to eat more vegetables! How could they say no to these?
Yogurt bowls have to be one of the best breakfasts for weight loss and they can be great throughout the day too, swapping your dessert out for a yogurt bowl can really help you shed those pounds!
This post contains four different yogurt bowl recipes but remembers to get creative and use the flavors you love.
- 2 tablespoon chia seeds
- 125g (1 1/3 cups) (rolled oats)
- 1 1/2 tablespoon nut butter (such as almond)
- 2 tablespoon pepitas
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
- 130g (1/2 c) natural yoghurt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
- 500ml (2 c) almond coconut milk
- 120g frozen raspberries or fresh raspberries
- First, take a large bowl and add oats, cinnamon, chia seeds, pepitas, vanilla, nut butter, maple syrup, and almond milk.
- Mix the contents of your bowl and divide it into four mason jars.
- Add berries and 1/8 cup of yogurt to each mason jar, seal the jars, and place in the refrigerator overnight.