Breakfast is many people’s favorite meal, yet a lot of consumers grab little more than a piece of fruit in the morning in order to eat healthy. But it’s important to remember that you can eat like a king or queen without killing your healthy eating resolutions. Consider trying a healthy spin on your favorite decadent breakfasts, so you can kick off your day on the right foot. We’re rounding up breakfast favorites that clock in at fewer than 300 calories per serving, though you’d never guess it by tasting these indulgent meals.
1. Oatmeal-Blueberry-Yogurt Pancakes
Pancakes are a morning staple, and they don’t need to disrupt your healthy eating plans. The next time you’re craving the carbs, make these oatmeal blueberry yogurt pancakes from Ambitious Kitchen. They’re gluten-free, high in protein, and have fewer than 210 calories per serving. You’ll combine your ingredients in a blender before cooking them on a skillet until they’re golden brown. Stud your hot cakes with fresh or frozen blueberries, and you have yourself a weekend breakfast that’s easy to make, and completely delicious.
- ½ cup gluten-free rolled oats
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- 1 (5.3-ounce) container blueberry or vanilla bean yogurt
- ½ medium ripe banana
- 1 egg
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- ⅓ cup fresh or frozen blueberries, plus more for serving
Directions: Blend all ingredients except blueberries in a blender until smooth. Thin with a splash of milk or almond milk if needed.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-low heat. Place ¼ cup of batter onto skillet and sprinkle desired amount of blueberries on top. When bubbles appear on top of pancakes, flip and cook until golden brown on second side. Remove to a plate.
Repeat with remaining batter.