If breakfast is, in fact, the most important meal of the day, it should be hearty, healthy, and delicious—and it certainly doesn’t hurt to be colorful and Insta-friendly. But falling into a breakfast rut can be easy. Sure, those overnight oats make for the perfect post-Pilates fuel, but after three weeks of the Same. Exact. Jar., you probably want to mix it up (no matter how delicious what’s on the inside tastes). So Well+Good turned to some experts for inspiration: you!
As it turns out, Well+Good’s Instagram followers have innovative go-to breakfasts. (I’m seriously salivating right now at the thought of chia-topped toasts, veggie-packed smoothies, and tasty tofu scrambles!)
Need some a.m. inspo? Here’s what your fellow W+G readers use for fuel, and, of course, to make every day tasty and healthy.
Read on for more of your favorite healthy breakfast ideas.
1. Protein smoothie
“A smoothie made with spinach, frozen berries and cherries, collagen protein, half a banana or apple/ginger, and either Good Karma flax milk or Organic Protein almond milk.” —@terimcdonough
2. Smoked salmon on an English muffin
“English muffins with smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers, picked onions, and arugula.” —@kristine_theodore
3. Fruity overnight oats
“Overnight oats, always with coconut flakes, pecans, raisins, berries, and almond milk.” —@flour.shop
4. Acai bowl goals
5. Savory oats
“My fave is savory oats with smoked salmon, dippy egg, steamed greens, sautéed mushrooms, and kimchi. So good!” —@eatspinrunrpt
6. Protein pancakes
“Whole bran pancakes with ground flax, layered and topped with Greek yogurt, organic buckwheat honey, seasonal pureed berries, fresh whole cranberry sauce, orange juice, and a banana smoothie. And yes, coffee.” —@dmasnev
7. Lavender-honey, Almond-butter toast
“Ezekiel toast with almond butter, banana, and Michigan honey—especially lavender.” —@tiu.opalyogalove
8. Elevated avo toast
“Avocado toast with tofu and veggie scramble.” —@shaktifresh
9. Protein-packed sweet-potato hash
“Toasted sweet potato topped with avocado, red pepper flakes, runny eggs, and turkey bacon. With a big coffee!” —@lesliejgw
10. The old classic
“Green smoothie!” —@kristaclementine