The Modern Chef: 5 Minute Breakfast Recipes

June 27, 2016  |  

EatingWell.com

EatingWell.com

Before pouring your next bowl of cereal, try one of these super-quick, healthy breakfast recipes ready in 5 minutes or less. The good folks at Eating Well have great healthy bagel recipes, breakfast-parfait recipes and smoothie recipes that will help you bust through your breakfast rut and deliver a satisfying, healthy breakfast to power your day. Dive in.

 

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Bagel Gone Bananas

Talk about a grab-and-go breakfast: this bagel topped with nut butter and banana slices is ready in just five minutes and easy to eat on the run.

burrito

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Salsa-Tofu Breakfast Burrito

Even though this healthy breakfast burrito comes together in just 5 minutes, you can make this burrito even faster by skipping the skillet and combining the tofu, salsa, salt and pepper in a bowl and microwaving until hot, about 1 minute. Use soy cheese to make it a vegan burrito.

sandwich

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Pesto, Mozzarella & Egg Sandwich

This healthy breakfast egg-sandwich recipe is a delicious way to use up pesto and fresh mozzarella cheese and it’s ready in just a few minutes.

greeneggs

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Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast Bagel

This healthy bagel breakfast-sandwich recipe, with layers of ham, Swiss cheese, egg and spinach, is ready in just five minutes and can be wrapped up to eat on the go.

applesandwich

Apple & Veggie Sausage Sandwich

This healthy vegetarian breakfast-sandwich recipe comes together in five minutes, but has plenty of protein from a vegetarian sausage patty and fiber from the whole-wheat bread and apple to keep you satisfied all morning long.

smoothie

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Citrus Berry Smoothie

This meal-in-a-glass smoothie is bursting with berries and orange juice, healthful sources of carbohydrate and powerful antioxidants. Getting plenty of antioxidant-rich foods makes sense for active people, since free radicals are produced any time the body’s cells process oxygen.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups fresh berries
  • 3/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon toasted wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Place berries, yogurt, orange juice, dry milk, wheat germ, honey and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth.

Per serving: 432 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 0 g mono); 15 mg cholesterol; 77 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 7 g fiber; 250 mg sodium; 617 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (175% daily value), Calcium (63% dv), Potassium (18% dv), Magnesium (16% dv).

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