Make your mornings a bit more exciting with these healthy sweet breakfast ideas! Featuring healthy pancakes, muffins and perfectly sweet breakfast cakes, these easy recipes will satisfy your sweet tooth and nourish your body!
As cliché as it might sound, it is true that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’d be a shame to ever get bored with a repetitive and monotonous breakfast routine. If you are as huge of a fan of sweets as we are, we’ve got you covered! There are plenty of time-saving sweet breakfast options that would make even your busiest mornings more delightful.
Our 21 sweet breakfast ideas will for sure get you inspired! Whether you crave fluffy pancakes, lip-smacking crepes, sweet breakfast bakes or healthy oat muffins with fruits and seeds, our exciting list of quick breakfasts offers a variety of delicious and healthy alternatives.
Best of all, making most of these healthy recipes takes less than 30 minutes and would let you have a satisfying breakfast on the go. Many of the recipes also great for meal prep and would help you enjoy faster, healthier and stress-free eating!
Full of fiber and spiced banana flavor, these flourless banana oatmeal pancakes are nutritious, tasty and very easy to make. In fact, this sweet breakfast idea is as simple as blending all the healthy ingredients in a food processor or a blender.
Using up a couple of overripe bananas plus eggs and a few more pantry essentials no home can go without, that’s it all! Naturally sweetened, the warm golden-brown banana pancakes are perfect on their own but if you have a huge sweet tooth, you can get creative with toppings.
Vanilla chia pudding is a light four-ingredient healthy breakfast that will help you start off your day feeling satisfied, satiated and super energized! So if you are a chia newbie don’t hesitate to give this recipe a go!
Have in mind that it’s best to make the pudding the night before, as after combined with milk or water, chia takes some time to soak and form a gel-like consistency.
Yes, apples are healthy, cheap and great, so we continue our roundup of easy sweet breakfast ideas with a delicious crispy apple crumble. More than just breakfast, you can serve this wonderful apple recipe with some ice cream as a healthy dessert.
Gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free, this apple crumble is filled with apples, oats, nuts and cinnamon. You can prepare it in about 40 minutes and then enjoy what’s left during the next few days!
There’s no doubt you’d appreciate this amazing easy cookie recipe for breakfast! Since our no-bake healthy cookies can be meal prepped, they are perfect for mornings when breakfast time is non-existent.
They require a few basic ingredients such as oats, any type of nuts and seeds you like, honey and whatever nut butter you have on hand. Cooking takes 10 minutes and you will love the result after you store the cookies in the fridge for an hour!
Our lovely healthy banana breakfast cake is a great reason to never throw (almost) rotten bananas away! You’ll become addicted to the lovely banana flavor in this sweet gluten-free breakfast.
The all-in-one mix contains ingredients like eggs, oats and butter and takes minutes to process. It is the extra banana chunks in the mixture, however, that infuse the specific banana flavor and create pure magic.
Healthy oatmeal apple pancakes are a great idea for pancake lovers that want to try out a different fruit-flavored combination. This is another one of our healthy conveniently easy-to-cook sweet breakfasts that take no more than 15 minutes and is light, fluffy and very nutritious.
The secret to getting a smooth, lump-free mixture here is adding a tbsp of yogurt and blending with a hand blender. If your diet is dairy-free, though, leaving out the yogurt won’t make your pancakes less enjoyable.
In this fabulous naturally vegan and gluten-free cherry oatmeal crumble, cherries are combined with some other tasty, wholesome ingredients to create a healthy sweet breakfast alternative and a scrumptious cherry dessert.
The crumble is made with almond flour, ground oats, coconut oil and a little bit of maple syrup for added sweetness. Much like the rest of our recipes, you don’t need to be a master chef to whip up a batch of this crumble and satisfy your sweet tooth!
You can choose between four different flavors and two different base recipes to make our healthy overnight oats. And you can even meal prep them too! Some of the ingredients for the base include oats, fruits and chia seeds, all tasty, nutritious and rich in vitamins.
Soak the oats in liquid of your choice (any kind of milk or even water) and put them in the fridge overnight. That’s all it takes! On the next day, you’ll thank yourself for making one of the most refreshing dreamy sweet breakfasts!
Well, speaking of meal prep-friendly breakfast ideas, let us introduce you to the irresistible kid-friendly oatmeal apple cake! It’s another great chance to use leftover apples.
After processing the all-in-one mix with a blender, you’ll pour and bake the mixture into a small baking pan. Result? A deliciously moist healthy breakfast apple cake that gets better and better with time in the fridge! Perfect for grab and go and busy mornings too!
You can top the apple cake with nuts or slices of apples, or you can also leave it as is, I promise you’ll love it either way!
Yes, our caramelized banana oatmeal means another great banana recipe! What makes this healthy sweet breakfast recipe heavenly delicious, i.e worthy of your attention is definitely the word “caramelized”.
Oatmeal can become boring over time but add some heavenly sweet caramelized bananas to it, and the result will be something bigger and much better.
All you need to do to achieve the “caramelized effect” is to sauté the bananas with some coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. It’s one of life’s little ironies that sweet gets even sweeter with a pinch of salt but you’ll love it!
We are getting back to the abundant world of pancakes with a strawberry vanilla pancake recipe! This delicious and healthy 10-minute dairy-free and gluten-free sweet breakfast idea is perfect for one person! Keep this in mind, if you’ve got more people to feed. In that case, you’ll have to multiply the ingredients and cook a bit longer. But, it’s not too much of a hassle, so go for it and make your family happy with these healthy pancakes! Or, you know, just indulge on your own!
If you are fine with having oatmeal every morning (which considering the health benefits of oats is admirable), you’ll want to try our extremely easy banana baked oats.
This variation of baked oats is one of the easiest sweet breakfast recipes and you can make it with just four ingredients: super ripe bananas, oats, your type of milk and butter or coconut oil.
If you want to make your morning even sweeter, go for a tbsp of honey or maple syrup or another banana. Some chopped dark chocolate and nuts are the ultimate topping for this cake-like breakfast!
Our oatmeal pancake recipe (this time without banana) yields pancakes that are healthy, yummy and fluffy.
This sweet breakfast comes together really fast: just spend 10 minutes preparing and mixing oats, eggs, yogurt, honey and baking soda. Then pour the pancakes into a preheated non-stick skillet, flip and enjoy!
Toppings like fruit or chocolate chips would give the vanilla-scented pancakes a deeper flavor.
Flavorful and sweet, these banana oatmeal muffins will become one of your favorite healthy and energizing morning treats.
They are made with no flour or butter, but what’s more, you don’t even need a blender! Just a large mixing bowl and a whisk plus the effort of your skillful hand to mash bananas and create a mixture with the remaining ingredients and voila!
If you meal prep the muffins in greater quantities on Sunday, you’ll have a healthy grab-and-go breakfast for busy weekdays!
Our sweet oatmeal crepes ensure a nutritious breakfast that is so tasty that you might want to have it every single Sunday. Much thinner than pancakes, crepes are a lovely variation that is folded to wrap the toppings of your choice.
Oats, eggs, milk and yogurt are again the base ingredients for the crepe batter. Also, when you pour the mixture into the preheated pan, make sure to swing the pan around to allow the crepe to form evenly.
Our 5-minute healthy light parfait is probably in the top 3 fastest and easiest recipes from our extensive list of sweet breakfast ideas! Plus it is so conveniently versatile!
You will simply use plain, preferably but not necessarily Greek, yogurt as a the base. After you add the yogurt to a glass container, top it with a double layer of fruits like berries and bananas then add some chopped nuts. The culmination is finishing with a touch of almond butter to boost the incredible nutty flavor!
These healthy apple streusel oatmeal muffins are another breakfast recipe that is perfectly sweet and easy to meal prep. For this breakfast, after you blend and put the mixture into muffin cups, you should invest a bit more time making the buttery streusel. Do not skip the streusel!
It requires blending a few more common ingredients, but it’s worth it. The trick here is to keep some distinct crumbly and buttery clumps in order to build the streusel. I loved using coconut oil, as it gives the muffins a nice hint of coconut.
When it comes to delicious fruity pancake recipes, there’s no way to not include our amazing blueberry oatmeal pancakes! They’ll take you around 10-15 minutes and you don’t have to use banana, flour or refined sugar.
This quick sweet breakfast is once again a result of mixing oatmeal with other ingredients you get from your stocked pantry. You’ll know you’ve done everything right when you get a thick but at the same time fluid batter. Once you’ve ladled the pancake batter onto a hot nonstick pan, top with blueberries on the side that’s still uncooked. Flip once the edges look done and enjoy with some butter and maple syrup if you desire!
Go for our flourless oatmeal cake and you won’t have to call your family for breakfast. The divine smell in your house will do the job.
This breakfast cake is one of those recipes that takes just a few simple steps. So add all the ingredients into a large bowl, mix and bake, and you are pretty much ready. The chopped nuts and the melted dark chocolate are definitely the flavor boosters here. However, if you want you can as well bet on optional add-ins like dried or fresh fruit.
Poor pears, always in the shadow of apples! With soft pears and crunchy topping, this healthy, dairy-free breakfast crumble will show you that pears for breakfast aren’t any less sweet and mouthwatering than apple recipes!
Being a source of fiber, lots of vitamins and antioxidants, pears are super nutritious. Just place a couple of them sauteed with cinnamon and coconut oil in a breakfast bowl with the cooked crumble and you’ll have the recipe completed. You can take this tasty breakfast to the next level with toppings like almond butter or maple syrup!
This is a different delicious variation of banana oatmeal muffins! You don’t need a blender to make the recipe – only your muscles and a few wholesome ingredients such as gluten-free oats, yogurt and, surprisingly, just one egg.
These quick and easy banana muffins have a nice crumbly top that I highly recommend you make! However, if you don’t have the time and patience, you may go without it and they muffins will still taste wonderful. Packed with nutrients and low in calories, these muffins are among our favorite healthy sweet breakfast ideas. They’re the perfect addition to a healthy balanced diet.
More Healthy Breakfast Ideas
Well, I hope you enjoyed this collection of simple healthy and sweet breakfast ideas for busy mornings! If you’re wanting even more healthy recipes to start your mornings with, check these out:
- Mediterranean Breakfast Egg Toast
- Healthy Breakfast Burrito Recipe
- High-Protein Vegan Breakfast Toasts
- Mediterranean Breakfast Scramble
- 3 cups cherries - wash, pit and chop
- 3/4 cup almond flour
- 3/4 cup ground oats
- 3 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tbsp water
- Clean, wash and pit cherries.
- Crumble: Add almond flour, oats, coconut oil, maple syrup, a pinch of salt and water to a bowl and mix together.
- Preheat the oven to 350F/180C.
- Line a small baking pan with parchment paper and spread 1/3 of the crumble mixture on the bottom. Layer with cherries on the top and then add the last layer or crumble over the cherries, squeezing the mixture between your hands to shape the crumbs.
- Bake for 15 to maximum of 20 minutes or until the crumble is golden brown.
- Serve immediately with some milk of choice for breakfast or vanilla ice cream for dessert.
- Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge and reheat in the oven or enjoy cold.
Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 244Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 0mgSodium 2mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 4gSugar 14gProtein 5g