Brunch is something almost anyone can appreciate. The combination of a more planned feel and your favorite breakfast foods can make this meal much for festive and enjoyable. Still, finding ways to keep it fresh and interesting can be a challenge. Keep reading for ten healthy brunch recipes that can be prepared with ease.
Maple-Cinnamon French Toast
Let’s be real- breakfast classics will always have a special place in our hearts. This recipe for French toast puts a spin on an old favorite by limiting the fat and butter and infusing flavors of vanilla.
Butternut Squash-Kale Hash
Lovers of savor will adore this hash with butternut squash and kale! It combines the protein of eggs with the many nutrients found in kale and squash, resulting in a balanced breakfast that will power you through the day. Just because you eat healthy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your food, and this recipe is proof of that.
Delicious Low Fat Crustless Quiche Recipe
Quiche is yet another often-made recipe in so many houses for it’s quick preparation and ability to feed several people while remaining delicious. Some recipes can be made significantly healthier though, and this one definitely accomplishes that by presenting a crustless version of the classic quiche recipe. Not only this, but it can be made even easier when you use your favorite stone cooking pans.
Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins (Grain-free)
So many people today are cutting grains and processed breads out of there diet- some for personal reasons, some for health reasons, and some in an effort to find what works best for them. If you are grouped into one of those categories or even just want something lighter in the morning, these grain-free muffins are a great alternative to your mainstream muffin recipe.
Poached Eggs With Roasted Tomatoes and Mushrooms
With poached eggs, the possibilities are endless. Combinations with tasty mushrooms, tomatoes, and all kinds of spices take these to the next level. This recipe is perfect for those who love a lighter dish that brings eggs together with hearty vegetables.
Crostini With Spinach, Poached Egg, and Creamy Mustard Sauce
This dish features poached eggs once again. The crostini recipe featured here is a true twist on your typical eggs benedict recipe, and uses mustard to craft a Hollandaise sauce for a more healthy version with lower fat.
One-Bowl Chocolate Banana Bread
Who doesn’t love being able to clean as few dishes as possible? This recipe for chocolate banana bread gives you the opportunity to only have to clean up one bowl! Not only will you escape the mess that many recipes can present, you’ll have more time to enjoy your brunch with whomever you get to enjoy with with while eating real fruit.
Don’t let the name of this recipe fool you- it is neither scary nor impossible to prepare. What shakshuka essentially is can be described as the marriage of tomatoes, eggs, and garlic. This flavorful dish is most often enjoyed with a side of some type of bread, leaving some room for personalization.
Toasted Coconut Baked Oatmeal
This delicious recipe from the Minimalist Baker is just as it sounds- minimal and easy to prepare. Not only can it be made with less than ten ingredients, it can be enjoyed without any guilt; all the ingredients are vegan and naturally sweetened, leaving you worry free and saving time. All you’ve gotta do with this is pop it in the oven and wait for the heavenly smells to waft by you.
This tart dish is a combination of cheesy flavors, puff pastry, and a great deal of asparagus. Everything you think you know about tarts and meals like this can be turned around when you see the range of tastes made tangible by revolutionizing your average rendition of the tart.
Ann Neal is a writer with a keen interest in parenting, health, frugal living, fitness and lifestyle topics. She is passionate about music and loves to play guitar in her free time with her cute pooch listening quietly ;). Tweet her: @Ann_G_Neal