Start the Day Right

Getting a good start on the day means finding the right breakfast for you to give your body energy. Healthy and delicious, fortunately, go hand in hand when it comes to breakfast foods. These are a few of our dishes in the breakfast rotation.

Citrus Ginger Smoothie

3 Guiding StarsBe tempted by all of that unique winter citrus! If your blender isn’t a crazy powerful one, skip the fresh ginger and go for powdered for a smoothier (ba-dum, ching!) texture. (3 Guiding Stars)

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

3 Guiding StarsWinter is the time to give the warm smoothie trend a try. If you’re not sure about the idea of warm smoothies, just remember: everyone laughed at cold soup before gazpacho became popular too. (3 Guiding Stars)

Spiced Lentils with Eggs

3 Guiding StarsLentils for breakfast might sound weird to a lot of folks, but to those of you who don’t love classic breakfast foods, this yummy dish might be just what you’ve been waiting for. (3 Guiding Stars)

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

2 Guiding StarsRemember that pancakes are all about what you cook them in and what you put on them. Top these with fresh fruit and cook them in heart-healthy oil for the best nutrition. (2 Guiding Stars)

Sweet Potato Whole Grain Pancakes

2 Guiding StarsOkay, okay. So pancakes are also about what goes into the batter. With whole wheat flour and sweet potato in the mix, though, these are a safe bet. (2 Guiding Stars)

Carrot Cake Muffins

2 Guiding StarsThis is the recipe for the fussy eaters in your life who insist on dessert for breakfast. Sweetened only with fruit, these moist and heart morsels are an absolute must-have in your breakfast arsenal. (2 Guiding Stars)

Sweet Potato Waffles

1 Guiding StarIf you’re not spiralizing for breakfast, you’re missing out on some great food. These “waffles” are hands down the best way to do hashbrowns at home. (1 Guiding Star)