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21 Healthy Breakfast Bowls You’ll Love

Arguably, one of the best parts of our day is enjoying a tasty meal in the morning. Start your day right with a healthy and balanced breakfast bowl and get energized with these brilliantly healthy breakfast bowls.

The right breakfast will keep us going until lunchtime, after all it is the most important meal of the day! Creating a balanced bowl is an art.

Thankfully, there are plenty of recipes out there that can offer inspiration to ease your morning routine.

Come along with me as we review twenty-one of the healthiest, tastiest hearty breakfast bowl recipes to kickstart your morning in a great way.

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1. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

sweet potato breakfast bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 312

• Fats: 9.6g

• Protein: 9.3g

• Carbs: 50g

• Fiber: 8.4g

• Sugar: 19g

Let’s start with one of my recipes! This is a favorite of mine for starting the day off right on busy days. It’s sweet, light, and super tasty.

You might expect this sweet potato bowl to be a savory breakfast bowl, but it’s more like a sweet bowl thanks to the sweet potatoes.

The cinnamon and vanilla hiding in the sweet potato give this morning meal an aromatic fragrance. Add in a handful of blueberries, and you’ve got a nature-laden bowl of sweet goodness to wow your taste buds.

Have extra yams? Try these yummy breakfast skillet with sweet potatoes!

2. Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl

sweet potato smoothie bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 400

• Fats: 5g

• Protein: 9g

• Carbs: 87g

• Fiber: 17g

• Sugar: 47g

That’s right, a sweet potato smoothie! This tastes just like a fruity sweet potato pie. What better way to enjoy your favorite breakfast dessert to boost your energy levels on busy mornings than the healthy one?

Thanks to all the protein, good carbs, and chia seeds this bowl will keep you going for hours. It’s easy to prepare a lot of the elements in advance. Keep your mornings quick and easy with this large bowl!

3. Breakfast Power Bowl

breakfast power bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 641

• Fats: 20g

• Protein: 34g

• Carbs: 87g

• Fiber: 17g

• Sugar: 19g

Love the idea of a power bowl for breakfast? This super simple oatmeal bowl has a ton of fresh fruit and a generous dollop of fresh yogurt for a protein-packed breakfast.

Add a sprinkle of delicious sunflower seeds for a little crunch on these yogurt bowls. If you want some extra sweetness, a drizzle of honey or maple syrup goes a long way!

4. 5-Minute Breakfast Quinoa

breakfast quinoa


Per Serving:

• Calories: 469

• Fats: 19g

• Protein: 16g

• Carbs: 62g

• Fiber: 10g

• Sugar: 13g

If you’ve never had quinoa for breakfast, this is the perfect way to try it! This is an easy quinoa bowl packed with vast amounts of protein and requires quick preparation.

There’s a ton of fiber here in this quinoa breakfast bowl, too, so this bowl will make your digestive system super happy on busy weekday mornings.

Using the quinoa mix as a base, you can top this with whichever fresh fruit you like.

5. Chickpea Scramble Breakfast Bowl

chickpea scramble bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 180

• Fats: 8.6g

• Protein: 6.8g

• Carbs: 20g

• Fiber: 3.9g

• Sugar: 5.7g

This one goes out to the vegans who miss scrambled eggs! This is a simple scrambled egg substitute anyone can enjoy, whether you’re vegan or not.

The trick to the fluffy texture lies with chickpea flour. It’s an affordable option and the perfect vehicle for all the spices and a little olive oil that make this dish tasty.

Prepare this egg breakfast bowl alternative in advance and enjoy it quickly in the morning for easy breakfasts!

This is also one of the best vegan brunch recipes for get-togethers!

6. Acai Bowl

acai bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 102.2

• Fats: 1.5g

• Protein: 1.2g

• Carbs: 21.8g

• Fiber: 3.1g

• Sugar: 14.8g

Are you trying to beat the morning rush? This five-minute acai bowl takes no time to make and it’s packed with healthy ingredients. You can keep most of the ingredients in the freezer ready to go.

A frozen banana makes the perfect base for these delicious breakfast bowls.

Top this smooth and velvety smoothie bowl with all your favorite fruits and crunchy treats. Seeds, dried fruits, and granola are the perfect things to try!

7. Citrus Power Bowl

citrus power bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 782

• Fats: 27g

• Protein: 37g

• Carbs: 111g

• Fiber: 24g

• Sugar: 75g

Take the hassle out of breakfast prep with an easy power bowl singing with bright citrus notes. The key is to balance this cottage cheese breakfast bowl with plenty of nuts and fruits, and healthy fats.

A scoop of cottage cheese is the final element that brings it all together. It’s light yet filling, keeping you fuller for longer while allowing you to eat quickly to save much time.

8. Beef Protein Bowl

beef protein bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 485

• Fats: 34g

• Protein: 34g

• Carbs: 11g

• Fiber: 4g

• Sugar: 6g

Start your day with tasty red meat thanks to this beef protein bowl. This is an ideal breakfast recipe if you have some ground beef leftovers from the night before!

This has thirty whole grams of protein to keep you full and functioning for as long as possible. The cauliflower rice keeps the carbs at bay while plenty of spices crank up the flavor.

Make sure to top it with plenty of green onions and pico de gallo salsa!

9. Crunchy Yogurt Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl

crunchy yogurt canteloupe bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 1026

• Fats: 17g

• Protein: 19g

• Carbs: 81g

• Fiber: 7g

• Sugar: 56g

What’s better than a breakfast bowl? A meal where breakfast is the bowl! This is a no-cook breakfast recipe that takes no time to prepare.

If you’re a cantaloupe fan, this is the bowl for you. In five minutes, dig in and enjoy smooth yogurt, fresh fruit, and crunchy granola.

These yummy yogurt bowls are also sure to satisfy on a busy morning!

10. Southwest Breakfast Bowls

Southwest breakfast bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 308

• Fats: 15g

• Protein: 16g

• Carbs: 30g

• Fiber: 12g

• Sugar: 2g

Are you tackling a busy weekday morning? Not to worry! This fantastic recipe is packed with protein and can be prepared in minutes.

Each of these elements can be prepared in advance and assembled each morning. Add a couple of fresh bacon strips to perk up the whole bowl, and enjoy!

11. Masala Egg Oatmeal Breakfast

masala egg oatmeal


Per Serving:

• Calories: 374

• Fats: 15g

• Protein: 15g

• Carbs: 48g

• Fiber: 10g

• Sugar: 9g

Whip up a delicious high-protein masala egg oatmeal breakfast in just twenty minutes! Eggs and oatmeal might sound strange, but they’re so tasty.

Add all the delicious spices, and you’ve got a tasty dish that will kick your day off right!

12. Millet Porridge

millet porridge bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 352

• Fats: 10g

• Protein: 11g

• Carbs: 60g

• Fiber: 8g

• Sugar: 24g

Winter mornings are the best time to enjoy a tasty bowl of warm millet porridge. This vegan-friendly breakfast option is easy to customize to suit your tastes.

You can whip this up in no time to add extra fiber to your day. Drop in all your favorite seeds and spices for the perfect flavor balance.

13. Peanut Butter Yogurt Protein Bowl

peanut butter yogurt protein bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 346

• Fats: 17.8g

• Protein: 38.6g

• Carbs: 4.9g

• Fiber: 0g

• Sugar: 0g

Give your yogurt a protein boost with this delicious recipe. Peanut butter and whey powder pack a protein punch, while walnuts add an addictive crunch.

This is the kind of breakfast you can have ready in thirty seconds. Prepare a big batch at the start of the week and rest easy knowing your breakfast is taken care of.

14. Keto Mexican Bowl

keto Mexican bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 735

• Fats: 60g

• Protein: 40g

• Carbs: 10g

• Fiber: 7g

• Sugar: 2g

If you’re a meat eater with a taste for Mexican food, what better way to start your day than with this breakfast bowl? This is super easy to prepare in advance!

It’s perfect for keeping you full and raring to go on a busy day. Include all your favorite toppings to keep this bowl fresh and delicious.

15. Farro Breakfast Bowl

Farro breakfast bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 235

• Fats: 1g

• Protein: 7g

• Carbs: 52g

• Fiber: 10g

• Sugar: 1g

Farro is the ultimate oatmeal alternative. If you’re tired of oatmeal, farro is the perfect alternative. Best of all, you can have it waiting in the fridge each morning.

All you need to do is scoop it out of the fridge, add some milk, and a handful of berries to finish. Try drizzling some honey on top for an extra treat.

16. Carrot Cake Flaxseed Pudding

carrot cake flaxseed pudding


Per Serving:

• Calories: 98

• Fats: 5g

• Protein: 2g

• Carbs: 12g

• Fiber: 4g

• Sugar: 5g

I know quite a few people who would love to eat cake for breakfast (myself included). This carrot cake flaxseed pudding makes that possible! Enjoy your favorite cake flavor the healthy way.

This is a great breakfast to make for rushed mornings. The flaxseeds only need fifteen minutes to soak!

17. Spicy Oatmeal with Saffron

spicy oatmeal with saffron


Per Serving:

• Calories: 361

• Fats: 10g

• Protein: 13g

• Carbs: 58g

• Fiber: 9g

• Sugar: 1g

Turn sweet oatmeal on its head and enjoy it the savory way! This tasty recipe includes tons of spices to pack each bite full of flavor.

Enjoy the oatmeal, or top it with your favorite dried fruits and nuts to add texture. 

18. Nutella Smoothie Bowl

nutella smoothie bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 369

• Fats: 18.5g

• Protein: 6.2g

• Carbs: 53.3g

• Fiber: 9.4g

• Sugar: 27.7g

I don’t know anyone on earth who wouldn’t love to indulge in Nutella for breakfast. Luckily, this smoothie bowl recipe makes it possible! Each bite is packed with a rich chocolate flavor.

The secret here is the smoothie base. The cocoa powder pumps the smoothie full of chocolate flavor while letting you enjoy the healthy avocados and bananas within.

If you love smoothies you must also try this yummy apple banana smoothie!

19. Savory Zucchini Oatmeal

savory zucchini oatmeal


Per Serving:

• Calories: 495

• Fats: 28g

• Protein: 23g

• Carbs: 41g

• Fiber: 12g

• Sugar: 4g

Here’s another take on savory oatmeal! This time, we’re hero-ing zucchini. This vegetable doesn’t get enough love, which is why it’s so good to see this recipe out there.

Top with a fried egg and fresh avocado to round out the bowl.

You might also enjoy this warming cast iron breakfast skillet!

20. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls

sweet potato breakfast bowl


Per Serving:

• Calories: 142

• Fats: 0g

• Protein: 3g

• Carbs: 40g

• Fiber: 6g

• Sugar:

Sweet potato bowls often use mashed sweet potato as their base. However, this one lets you enjoy the sweet potato in all its natural glory!

Roasting the sweet potato brings out that perfect earthiness we know and love. This is a super affordable and delicious breakfast option for any day of the week.

21. Keto Overnight Oats

keto overnight oats


Per Serving:

• Calories: 244

• Fats: 18.4g

• Protein: 9.7g

• Carbs: 10.3g

• Fiber: 6.9g

• Sugar: 1.5g

Our final recipe is ideal if you’re living the keto lifestyle! These keto-friendly overnight oats make it possible for keto-dieters to enjoy one of the easiest breakfast options on the planet.

Instead of oats, you’ll be using hemp hearts and a variety of seeds to make these “oats” happen. Whip them up in a jar ahead of time and enjoy them in mere minutes in the morning!

21 Healthy Breakfast Bowls to Make Ahead

21 Healthy Breakfast Bowls to Make Ahead

Yield: 2-4 breakfast bowls
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Wake up to a tasty, nutritious breakfast with these healthy breakfast bowls that will help to fuel you through the morning.


  • 1. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl
  • 2. Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl
  • 3. Breakfast Power Bowl
  • 4. 5-Minute Breakfast Quinoa
  • 5. Chickpea Scramble Breakfast Bowl
  • 6. Acai Bowl
  • 7. Citrus Power Bowl
  • 8. Beef Protein Bowl
  • 9. Crunchy Yogurt Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl
  • 10. Southwest Breakfast Bowls
  • 11. Masala Egg Oatmeal Breakfast
  • 12. Millet Porridge
  • 13. Peanut Butter Yogurt Protein Bowl
  • 14. Keto Mexican Bowl
  • 15. Farro Breakfast Bowl
  • 16. Carrot Cake Flaxseed Pudding
  • 17. Spicy Oatmeal with Saffron
  • 18. Nutella Smoothie Bowl
  • 19. Savory Zucchini Oatmeal
  • 20. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls
  • 21. Keto Overnight Oats


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