Or an anytime brunch, really.
The weekends are made for relaxing, reflecting, and brunching. But it can be easy to let your healthy eating goals go by the wayside in favor of all things sweet and savory.
Of course, there’s nothing wrong with treating yourself to a decadent brunch. But, if you’re trying to stay on track, these 11 delicious recipes make the morning ritual delicious and healthy. Whether you’re playing hostess, bringing a dish to a family gathering, or just hanging out, whip up one of these delish breakfast and brunch creations not only this weekend, but all year long.
1. Toasted Coconut Baked Oatmeal from Minimalist Baker
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Your go-to oatmeal gets an upgrade with satisfyingly crispy sides and fancy flavors. Get the recipe here.
2. Sweet Potato, Sausage, And Sage Frittata from My Diary Of Us
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This one-pan creation is impressive and you can easily sub in whatever ingredients you’ve got in your fridge. Get the recipe here.
3. Chocolate-Nutmeg Cake Donuts from Love & Lemons
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When you want something sweet, these donuts are bit healthier than your standard treat because they’re baked instead of fried. Get the recipe here.
4. Easy Asparagus Tart from Well Plated
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This spring-ready tart is pretty, easy to prep, and perfect for brunchers who aren’t crazy about egg dishes. Feel free to ditch the prosciutto, too—it’ll be just as mouthwatering without it. Get the recipe here.
5. Strawberry Ricotta Toast from The Little Epicurean
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This seriously ‘grammable toast can be made even easier with fresh strawberries and store-bought ricotta. Get the recipe here.
6. Pesto Kale Quiche from Macheesmo
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Bring on the kale! This green is good for morning dishes, too, and it’s high in vitamins A, C, and E, iron, and fiber. Get the recipe here.
7. Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins from Sweet Peas and Saffron
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These lightened-up breakfast treats sub applesauce for some of the sugar and Greek yogurt for oil, so they clock in at just 127 calories each. They’re perfect to bring to a brunch gathering (or make at home and save the rest for the week). Get the recipe here.
8. Black Bean And Avocado Breakfast Burrito from Gimme Some Oven
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Talk about powerhouse burrito—this flavorful and filling meal is a delicious high-protein breakfast option. Get the recipe here.
9. Peanut Butter Protein Crêpes from A Whisk And Two Wands
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These crêpes look so impressive, no one will guess they only have three ingredients. Top with fruit, jam, nuts, you name it. Get the recipe here.
10. Scrambled Eggs With Smoked Salmon from Aggie’s Kitchen
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The easiest brunch ever, scrambled eggs, made fancy with the addition of smoked salmon. Get the recipe here.
11. Banana Mango Smoothie Bowls from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen
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This easy smoothie bowl recipe is easy to customize from the base to the toppings—you can even set up a smoothie bowl bar and let guests make their own masterpieces. So pretty, so healthy. Get the recipe here.