Breakfast Bowl Recipes

From savory breakfast bowls made with avocado, quinoa, and black beans to light and fruity smoothie bowls, find the perfect recipe for the first meal of the day.

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Breakfast Chicken

Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl)

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This is a delicious traditional Japanese meal consisting of chicken sauteed and then cooked in a Japanese broth, and then finished with egg and served over rice. It's really easy, filling and delicious.

The Ben Franklin Breakfast Bowl

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As Ben Franklin used to say, 'An apple a day keeps the doctor away.' To get a daily dose, I enjoy one of these beautiful breakfast bowls almost every morning. I sometimes garnish with diced persimmon and roasted almonds, but there's no need for honey or dried fruit - it's very satisfying without the added sugar.
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This is a winter favorite of ours, that builds on a traditional British breakfast dish. We add sultanas, bananas and cinnamon and it's awesome.
Scrambled Eggs

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

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A quick breakfast if you're trying to avoid carbs.
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Breakfast Eggs

Avocado Breakfast Bowl

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Heart health and protein in a bowl! This recipe is an unexpected kick of flavor with egg, red quinoa, avocado, and feta cheese! Very easy to make and a delicious start to the day.

Bircher Muesli (Swiss Oatmeal)

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This is a great breakfast that you can grab fast in the morning. It goes great with a hot cup of coffee. It also keeps very well so you can make some on Sunday night and enjoy it all week!
Apple Salad

Bionicos (Mexican Fruit Bowls)

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Bionicos are tasty fruit bowls, drizzled with crema - a combination of yogurt, sweetened condensed milk, and Mexican crema. Any seasonal fresh fruit can be used. They originated in street food carts in Guadalajara, Mexico, and are commonly topped with shredded coconut, raisins, and granola.

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

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Full of fiber and delicious flavor. A great way to start the day, or a hearty dessert!
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Breakfast and Brunch

Roasted Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

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These breakfast bowls are a change from the usual and are loaded with a variety of flavors and textures. Home- or store-made chorizo is best, but feel free to use your favorite brand. You may also combine the sweet potatoes, black beans, chorizo and avocados all together before topping with the egg. I like to top mine with cotija cheese, cilantro, and chipotle hot sauce.
Breakfast Drinks

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Rating: Unrated
Quick and easy blueberry smoothie topped with coconut, almonds, and banana.
Breakfast Cereals

Quinoa Porridge

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Looking for ideas for the quinoa you picked up at Trader Joe's? Here's a dairy and wheat free breakfast porridge thick, rich and delish for those cold mornings in the Andes. Those with nut allergies may wish to substitute soymilk or regular cow's milk for the almond. Adjust sugar to your taste or substitute with agave syrup or black strap molasses (use half as much). This recipe can easily be doubled.
Breakfast Cereals

Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Quinoa

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Sweet blueberries and tart lemon pair well in this alternative to oatmeal. High in protein and fiber, quinoa is a great start to your day! I made this up one morning when I had a craving for quinoa and was looking for a change from the usual. Top with extra milk for a thinner consistency. Also good with a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

"My family loves beans, scrambled eggs, and avocado, so it was a pleasant surprise to find this recipe. Putting it all together in a bowl: absolutely fantastic!" – formymen

Creamy Blueberry Coconut Ricotta Bowl

Ricotta: the new Greek yogurt. Try this protein-packed breakfast bowl.

Good-Morning Banana Nut Cereal

Rating: Unrated

This hot cereal is a delicious twist on oatmeal with some added protein and fiber to help satisfy you and keep you full. It's a great start for a good morning! Sometimes I heat up the water and milk real quick and let the quinoa soak while I'm in the shower, that way it can cook while I get ready and only needs a couple more minutes once everything else is added. Top with granola, if desired. Apple slices and/or sauce can be substituted for banana.