Packed with some of the healthiest ingredients - like coconut oil, chia seeds, spices and oats - these recipes are guilt-free. Picture: Flickr.com
Packed with some of the healthiest ingredients - like coconut oil, chia seeds, spices and oats - these recipes are guilt-free. Picture: Flickr.com

Healthy breakfast recipes for people with a sweet tooth

By Sacha van Niekerk Time of article published Jul 22, 2020

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Indulging in dessert for breakfast isn’t a foreign concept to those of us who’d pick digging into an airy chocolate croissant smothered in Nutella over a bowl of porridge, sans brûléed bananas and and cinnamon apples.

To our dismay, sugary pastries and desserts don’t make for the healthiest of breakfasts. But, that hasn’t stopped foodies from indulging in puddings, brownies and pie inspired goodies for their first meal of the day.

It only takes a little imagination and a roaring appetite to dream up drool-worthy breakfast and dessert hybrids. Serving as the perfect excuse to start your day on a sweet note, you won’t have to loosen your belt buckle to tuck into them. Packed with some of the healthiest ingredients - like coconut oil, chia seeds, spices and oats - these recipes are guilt-free.

Breakfast brownies with a cheesecake swirl

By @anastasiaklohn_fit

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HEALTHY BREAKFAST BROWNIES with CHEESECAKE SWIRL🍫🍫 . You heard that right 😍 Breakfast brownies that are packed with healthy carbs, good fiber and protein to keep you going all morning long. This might be one of the best healthy desserts I’ve made so far. And that CHEESECAKE FROSTING... It will change your life. Like for real. Two of these babies make a perfect and complete breakfast. Plus they are only sweetened with bananas and have absolutely no sugar added. . And yeah, these are the types of foods you get to enjoy when you join my fit club. I teach you how to eat your way lean without sacrificing your favorite foods. Because there are no restrictions in my world 🍪🍩 . BROWNIE BATTER: 6 eggs 2 ripe bananas 3/4 cup black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 1.5 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup sugar free chocolate chips . FROSTING: 3/4 cup low fat cottage cheese 10 drops liquid stevia 1 tsp vanilla extract. . Preheat your oven to 350. Mix all the brownie ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Pour in a dish sprayed with coconut oil. Top with chocolate chips. Wash your food processor and blend frosting ingredients until nice and smooth. Spoon over your batter and create a swirl with a toothpick. Bake for 25 min until the center is set. Cool completely and slice into squares. Enjoy!😍😍

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Ingredients

Brownie batter

6 eggs

2 ripe bananas

¾ cup black beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp vanilla extract

1.5 tsp baking powder

⅓ cup sugar free chocolate chips

Frosting

¾ cup low fat cottage cheese

10 drops liquid stevia

1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Preheat your oven to 120 degrees.

Mix all the brownie ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Pour in a dish sprayed with coconut oil. Top with chocolate chips.

Wash your food processor and blend frosting ingredients until nice and smooth. Spoon over your batter and create a swirl with a toothpick.

Bake for 25 min until the center is set.

Cool completely and slice into squares.

Mango chia pudding

By @cookingdiarybyshruti

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You cannot not make this Vegan Mango Chia Pudding, when mangoes are in season. Nothing like a healthy dessert with your favourite fruit, right? Its simple, fruity, refreshing & an absolutely treat for breakfast :) . INGREDIENTS: • 1 Cup Coconut Milk (Coconut/Almond/Regular) • 3 Tbsp Chia Seeds • 1 Tbsp Vanilla • 2 Tsp Honey • 1/2 Cup Fresh Mango Pulp • 1/2 Cup Fresh Mango Cubes • 1/4th Cup Coconut Flakes • Blueberries & Fresh Mint Leaves to Garnish INSTRUCTIONS: In a bowl, add chia seeds & milk. Mix it well. Now add in vanilla & honey. Give it a nice mix. Leave this in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. To assemble, in a serving jar, pour a tablespoon or two of the fresh mango pulp, top it with the chia pudding & coconut flakes and lastly some more mango pulp, fresh mangoes, blueberries, coconut flakes and fresh mint. Serve Chilled & Enjoy!!! . . . . . . . . . . #foodartblog #feedfeedvegan #f52grams #food52grams #bbcgoodfood #foodpost #chiapudding #mangochiapudding #eatprettythings #makeitdelicious #mangosmoothie #quarantinecooking #imsomartha #ecsqc #delhistreetfood #foodfluffer #ourfoodstories #delhifood #f52community #inmykitchen #nobake #indiancuisine #shareyourtable #dessertgoals #mumbaifoodie #indianfood #thrivemags #fromscratch #homemadewithlove #dessertsofinstagram

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Ingredients

1 cup coconut milk (or almond or regular)

3 tbsp chia seeds

1 tbsp vanilla

2 tsp honey

½ cup fresh mango pulp

½ cup fresh mango cubes

¼ cup coconut flakes

Blueberries and fresh mint leaves to garnish

Instructions

In a bowl, add chia seeds and your milk. Mix it well.

Then add in vanilla and honey, give it a mix.

Leave this in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.

To assemble, in a serving jar, pour a tablespoon or two of the fresh mango pulp, top it with the chia pudding and coconut flakes and lastly some more mango pulp, fresh mangoes, blueberries, coconut flakes and fresh mint.

Serve Chilled and enjoy.

Cinnamon apple overnight oats

By @all.things.brunch

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**Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats** . . Now that more of you are back to work and getting back into your busy lifestyles, overnight oats are great for a quick and healthy breaky! Here’s what you need to create this flavour: . . 🍎 50g Rolled Oats 🍎 100ml milk of choice (I used almond) 🍎 2 heaped tsp. Chia seeds (optional) 🍎 1.5 Tbsp. 0% Greek Yoghurt 🍎 1 tsp. Cinnamon 🍎 1/2 an Apple 🍎1 tbsp. Crunchy almond butter 🍎 Generous squeeze of honey. TOPPINGS: More apple, honey, granola and almond butter 🤪 . . ✨ Remember the measurements don’t really matter too much here! As long as you’ve got your oats in a liquid consistency with the milk and yoghurt then add as many extras/ toppings as you like! . . ✨ The night before just mix together your oats, yoghurt, honey, chia seeds and cinnamon then pop in the fridge.. If needs be add a little more milk or yoghurt in the AM to loosen and add your toppings 😊. It is so quick and keeps you going for a busy day! Enjoy 🥰 . . #oats #healthy #apple #cinnamon #almonds #oatsforbreakfast #oatsovernight #dessertforbreakfast #feedfeed #bellabites #foodtography #f52grams #breakfastbowl #sw #thefeedfeed #foodie #honey

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Ingredients

50g Rolled Oats

100ml milk of choice

2 heaped tsp chia seeds (optional)

1.5 tbsp 0% Greek Yoghurt

1 tsp cinnamon

½ an apple

1 tbsp crunchy almond butter

Generous squeeze of honey

Topping, more apple, honey, granola and almond butter

Instructions

The night before mix together your oats, yoghurt, honey, chia seeds and cinnamon then pop in the fridge.

The mixture needs a little more milk or yoghurt in the morning to loosen it up.

Serve cold with toppings of choice.

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