Whether you’re coming back from a holiday or you’ve had an overindulgent weekend, rest assured that tomorrow is a new day.
One of the best ways to start is with a healthy breakfast. If you overdid it recently in terms of food, you might be feeling a bit nauseous or bloated. Not to worry, we have 13 fresh-start breakfasts that will have you feeling better in no time.
Especially after a food-centric holiday like Thanksgiving, you can—and should—eat in a way that doesn’t deprive you but simply shifts your food intake to healthier whole foods that provide lots of dietary fiber to improve digestion while cutting out foods that are less nutritious like refined sugar and bread products.
Breakfast is especially important when you’re doing a healthy reset because it sets the tone for the day. Will you feel satisfied enough to keep with your healthy eating plan? Or will you be so discouraged by your boring morning cereal that you get desperate and order pizza for lunch?
These 13 breakfasts full of filling, gut-friendly nutrients will start your morning in the right direction that will keep you motivated all day long.
We also have a 3-day detox (with recipes) that will help if you’re looking for a post-Thanksgiving reset button :)
13 Healthy Breakfast Recipes
1. Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds
Organic oats + chia seeds = a digestion power combo. Add some creamy non-dairy milk and fruit to these Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds, and you’ll have a decadent yet detox-friendly breakfast that makes itself overnight.
2. Layered Coconut Spirulina Chia Pudding
Loaded with antioxidants and soluble fiber, this richly-colored green Coconut Spirulina Chia Pudding stimulates your body’s natural detox process [source]. Bonus points for its beauty-boosting qualities!
3. Detox Green Smoothie
It’s so easy being green with this tasty Green Smoothie on hand. Cucumber, spirulina, apple, and spinach help keep your digestion moving and your liver working at maximum efficiency to rid your body of toxins. If you’re worried about staying full until lunch, try one of these filling breakfast smoothies.
4. Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns
5. Whipped Berry Porridge
This creamy, Whipped Berry Porridge is full of soluble fiber to keep you satisfied. Oats have the added benefit of helping to reduce cholesterol levels, balancing estrogen, and keeping blood sugar stable—and they can be produced gluten-free [source].
6. Acai Breakfast Bowl
7. Avocado Superfood Toast
The healthy fats in avocado and its potent antioxidants [source], along with a good-quality fiber-rich bread, will promote a healthy gut microbiome. This Avocado Superfood Toast includes a kale tapenade with spirulina, which can help absorb and remove heavy metals from the body [source].
8. Grain-Free Muesli
Give your body a break from grains and nuts with this Grain-Free Muesli, which still has a satisfying crunch—thanks to dried fruit and healthy seeds.
9. Mango Mint Smoothie Bowl
Start the day with this tasty Mango Mint Smoothie Bowl. It’s packed with vitamin C and other antioxidant nutrients [source], and it keeps you satisfied with those healthy fats from almond butter.
To make this recipe, you’ll need:
- 1 ripe mango, peeled and cut into chunks
- 5–6 fresh mint leaves
- 1/2 cup low-fat coconut milk
- 1 tbsp almond butter
*Blend everything until smooth and serve straight away.
10. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls
For those who love a hearty, savory breakfast, this healthy fiber- and antioxidant-packed Plant-Based Breakfast Bowl is a godsend.
11. Blackberry Coconut Smoothie Bowl
Full of fiber, powerful antioxidants, and some sneaky spinach, this Blackberry Coconut Smoothie Bowl will be your new go-to breakfast.
12. Coconut Parfait with Berries
13. Superfood Chia Pudding
Need to make breakfast in advance? Here are 12 make-ahead breakfast ideas!
This article was medically reviewed by Dr. Gina Jansheski, a licensed, board-certified physician who has been practicing for more than 20 years. Learn more about Hello Glow’s medical reviewers here. As always, this is not personal medical advice and we recommend that you talk with your doctor.611