Like most of us, chances are you wake up every morning with two problems: You're super hungry, and you're rushing because you wanted to sleep a little bit longer. This leaves little room for breakfast in general, let alone something that's quick and healthy.

Here are eight awesome ideas for your morning meal, that won't take long and are actually good for you.

1. Berry Yogurt Smoothie

(From Chef Savvy)


  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries

  • 3/4 cup fresh blackberries

  • 5.3 ounce package plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup vanilla soy milk

  • 1 banana


  • Add all of ingredients to blender

  • Pulse for 30 seconds, stir and pulse for an another 30 seconds

  • Serve immediately or store in fridge

2. Avocado and Egg Toast

(From Simple Green Moms)


  • 2 eggs sunny side up

  • 2 toasted slices of multigrain/whole grain bread

  • 1 small avocado

  • 1 tsp lime juice

  • salt and pepper

  • parsley (optional)


  • Toast bread and cook eggs

  • Peel and mash avocado with the lime juice, salt, and pepper

  • Spread avocado evenly on each slice of toast, then top with a egg and parsley, along with any other seasoning you prefer

3. Peanut Butter and Jelly Waffle Sandwich

(From Cait's Plate)


  • 2 whole grain waffles

  • 1-2 tablespoons of natural peanut butter

  • 2 teaspoons of jam, jelly, or fruit preserves

  • sliced fruit of choice (optional)


  • Toast waffles

  • Spread peanut butter and jelly on each side

  • Sprinkle with fruit or put it in between two sides before pressing them together

4. Green Smoothie Bowl

(From Kitchen Confidante)


  • 1/4 cup kefir

  • 1/2 ripe banana

  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach

  • 1/4 cup frozen mango

  • 1/4 cup frozen pineapples

  • sliced bananas

  • sliced kiwis

  • shredded coconut

  • chia seeds

  • honey


  • Use blender to mix kefir, banana, spinach, mango and pineapple, in that order. Blend on low speed until mixture is thick. Transfer to bowl and freeze while you prepare your toppings

  • Top mixture with bananas, kiwis, coconut, chia seeds, and drizzle of honey

5. Microwaveable Egg and Vegetable Bagel Sandwich

(From Foodie Crush)


  • 1 everything bagel thin

  • 3/4 cup egg whites

  • 10-15 fresh spinach leaves

  • 1 wedge Laughing Cow Herb & Garlic Cheese

  • 2 slices tomato

  • 2-4 slices avocado

  • salt

  • hot sauce


  • Toast bagel thin

  • Add egg whites and spinach leaves to small bowl, season with salt

  • Place in microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds (make sure eggs don't overflow)

  • Smear wedge of cheese on bagel and add slices of tomato

  • Spoon egg out of bowl in a single patty and place on top of cheese and tomato

  • Top with avocado

  • Add however much hot sauce you desire

6. Cheerios Parfait

(From Juggling Family Life)


  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup Cheerios

  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries

  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries

  • 1 tablespoon granola


  • Layer yogurt, Cheerios, and fruit in a container

  • Top with granola

7. Instant Pot Banana Oatmeal

(From Cook With Manali)


  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1/2 cup steel cut oats

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder

  • 1/2 large banana, mashed

  • 1-2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • splash of vanilla extract

  • peanut butter

  • sliced bananas (for topping)

  • almonds or pecans


  • Spray steel pot of Instant Pot with non-stick spray

  • Add in water, milk, steel cut oats, cinnamon powder (in that order)

  • Add mashed banana on top (do not stir)

  • Close the IP with lid

  • Use "porridge" button and set the time to 15 minutes

  • Once 15 minutes are up, release pressure

  • Open the IP, and stir the mixture

  • Add brown sugar and mix well

  • Add a splash of vanilla extract and mix well

  • Transfer mixture into bowls and top with sliced bananas, peanut butter, and almonds or pecans

8. Protein Pancakes

(From Tone It Up)


  • 1 scoop protein

  • 1/2 mashed banana

  • 1/4 cup egg whites (or 1 tbsp ground flax mixed with 3 tbsp warm water for vegan version)

  • 1/2 tbsp almond milk

  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Mash banana with almond milk

  • Stir in remaining ingredients (If you're using a flax egg instead of egg whites, allow ground flax seeds and water to sit for 1-2 minutes before adding)

  • Spray pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-low before pouring in batter

  • Flip when ready