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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! If you’re trying to watch your weight you NEED to eat breakfast. This list of over 100 skinny breakfast recipes are healthier and will satisfy your hunger more than just a plain old bowl of cereal. Healthy breakfast doesn’t need to be boring!

On this list you will find everything from eggs and oatmeal to healthier breakfast casseroles, breakfast cookies, and skinny muffins. This is the ULTIMATE healthier breakfast resource!

Skinny breakfast recipes don’t have to be boring! This list of healthy breakfasts will help you find a delicious start to your day.

Oatmeal breakfast cookie stack on parchment paper with coffee cup


YES there is such a thing as a breakfast cookie or bar! These homemade versions of grocery store staples are healthier and cheaper than their store counterparts. From banana to chocolate to cranberry, there is something on this list for everyone, including a mug coffee cake!

Banana Breakfast Bars

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Banana Breakfast Cookies

Banana Nut Bread Granola Bars

Cherry Pie Larabars

Dairy Free Breakfast Bars

Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies

Cranberry Almond Breakfast Cookies

Single-Serve Mug Coffee Cake

Sweet Potato Donuts with Maple Glaze

Wake and Bake Vegan Breakfast Cookies

Flourless banana bread loaf white background


Who said banana bread can’t be better for you? Of course it can! These quick bread recipes are full of flavor with less of the calories.

Flourless Banana Bread

Healthier Banana Bread

Avocado Banana Bread

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Skinny Mini Banana Bread

Skinny Nutella Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Blueberry Bread

Cranberry Orange Bread

Overhead shot of crustless pressure cooker tomato quiche


What if you don’t want a sweet breakfast recipe? No problem, how about a breakfast burrito or a breakfast casserole? These ideas will give you your protein fix to start your day.

Pressure Cooker Crustless Tomato Spinach Quiche

Banana Fluffernutter Quesadilla

Breakfast Burrito Bonanza

Breakfast Tostada 

Egg White Casserole

Butternut Squash Breakfast Wraps

Avocado Toast

Omelet in a white coffee cup


Eggs can be so boring…unless you get a recipe off this list! From an omelet in a mug to egg muffin cups and quiche, this list of eggs will have you looking forward to your breakfast each morning.

Omelet in a Mug

Healthy Egg Muffin Cups

Baked Eggs

Easy Roasted Mushroom & Potato Cheese Frittata

Frittata with Ham and Asparagus

Individual Veggie Quiche Cups

Italian Eggs

Roasted Vegetable Crustless Quiche

Scrambled Egg Breakfast Crepes Recipe

Moon Over Miami Eggs

Baked Denver Omelet

Make Ahead Egg Muffins

Skinny cinnamon roll on a white plate


But what about brunch? Or Sunday morning pancakes? Don’t worry – this list has you covered. You CAN have your waffle weekends without the guilt if you follow on of these skinnier recipes!

Healthier Cinnamon Rolls

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Coconut Flour Chocolate Pancakes

Healthy Pancakes

Honey Yogurt Waffles

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

Overnight Baked French Toast

Pumpkin French Toast

Skinny Buttermilk Pancakes

Skinny Pancakes

Skinny Pumpkin Pancakes

Strawberry Banana French Toast Casserole

Wheat Germ Pancakes

Protein Pancakes

Healthy Banana Nut Pancakes

Granola spilling out of a glass jar on a blue napkin


Store-bought granola is SO good and so fattening…but making it at home lets you control the ingredients, fat, and calories. These granola recipes are the perfect topper for yogurt or smoothies or served plain with milk and fruit!

Healthy Homemade Granola

Chewy Peanut Butter Granola

Crunchy Quinoa Granola

Peanut Butter S’mores Granola Bars

Skinny Cherry Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

Vanilla Maple Granola

Healthy Banana Granola

Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal Muffins stack


Oh yes, muffins! We love muffins for breakfast but they don’t always love my hips. These muffins are still indulgent but are a bit healthier too; your waistline will thank you!

Baked Oatmeal Muffins

3 Ingredient Brownie Pumpkin Muffins

Apple Carrot Muffins

Under 200 Calorie Double Fudge Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins with Sour Cream

Applesauce Cinnamon Apple-Oat Muffins

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

Chocolate Avocado Muffins

Chocolate Cherry Baked Oatmeal Singles

Chocolate Chip Quinoa Muffins

Chocolate Chocolate Cherry Muffins

Gingerbread Muffins

Glazed Pumpkin Spice Mini Muffins

Healthy Toasted Almond and Orange Muffins

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

Orange Blueberry Fruffins

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Skinny Chocolate Muffins

Skinny Coffee Cake Muffins

Tropical Mango Muffins

Whole Wheat Muffins

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Muffins

Flourless Funky Funky Oatmeal Mini Muffins

Skinny Sweet Potato Banana Muffins

Skinny Lemon Muffins

Casserole dish overhead shot of blueberry oatmeal


Oatmeal doesn’t have to be a gloppy boring mess; it can be made into a delicious breakfast. These oatmeal recipes will have you looking differently at that box of oats in your pantry.

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Cinnamon Sugar Baked Oatmeal

5-Minute Microwave Apple Cinnamon Crumble

Steel-Cut Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Individual Apple Crisp Oatmeal

Irish Oatmeal with Hot Buttered Cinnamon Apples

Maple Pumpkin Oatmeal with Chia

Oatmeal Banana Bake

Banana Split Oatmeal

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Cups

Peanut butter overnight oats in a mason jar with milk added


Do you prefer COLD oatmeal? Overnight oats are for you! Overnight oats are a cross between oatmeal and cereal so they’re perfect for someone who normally reaches for a box of cereal in the morning.

Overnight German Chocolate Oatmeal

Pina Colada Overnight Oats

Banana Bread Steel Cut Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Hummingbird Cake Overnight Oats

German Chocolate Overnight Oats

Honey vanilla parfaits in a glass jar with title


Parfaits area great on-the-go breakfasts, especially for kids. Layer fruit and granola and yogurt in a jar and it looks like dessert!

Berry Yogurt Granola Parfait

Blackberry & Nectarine Yogurt Parfait

Breakfast Strawberry Parfait

Early Morning Parfait

Make-Ahead Honey Vanilla Parfaits

Mason Jar Greek Yogurt Parfait

Last Updated on May 13, 2020

Dorothy Kern

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