Fast, Delicious, and Healthy Recipes for Busy Mornings (part 3)

11. Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups

There is a new way to enjoy quinoa: Make mini breakfast quiches! These mini muffins are light and fluffy. This recipe can be adapted to include your favorite list of breakfast meals.

12. Quinoa and Chia Porridge

Cooking quinoa in milk, such as soy, dairy, or almond, with healthy spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and turmeric infuses flavor into this delicious substitute for a classic hot breakfast cereal. Moreover, this recipe is very high in protein.

To make this dish, all you need to do is to cimply put all the ingredients into a pot, bring to a boil, and then simmer, stir, and top with your favorite add-ons.

13. Banana Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

Try this superfood twist on the classic combo of peanut butter and banana. It tastes like breakfast for a healthy dessert. All you need to do is to mix chia seeds, a banana, some peanut butter, and milk of your choice. Then let the pudding rest in the fridge for at least four hours, and overnight is better.

14. Zucchini Bread Oatmeal

Turn a classic summer quick bread into oatmeal with this creative recipe. Adding chia seeds and shredded zucchini to the simmering oatmeal pumps up the nutritional value and starts your morning with a serving of veggies. Throw on a handful of toasted walnuts for additional crunch.

15. Coconut Yogurt Quinoa Muffins

According to the previous recipes, it seems that quinoa makes anything better. So in terms of muffins, it’s a no-brainer (particularly if you add flaxseeds, banana, oats, and applesauce).

16. Peanut Butter Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

While Oreos or Chips Ahoy may not make a balanced breakfast, these soft, thick, chewy cookies are a top-notch choice. The recipe calls for carob chips, but you can substitute semisweet chocolate chips.

Plus, you can pick and choose what you like to mix in for flavoring — go for almond butter and raisins in one batch and peanut butter and chocolate chips in another.