12 Breakfast Recipes You Can Eat for Dinner
Everyone loves breakfast for dinner
Demand for all-day breakfast in restaurants is up (7 out of 10 people want it, according to a recent survey by the National Restaurant Association). Until more eateries offer it, here are some delicious, healthy options you can make yourself when the nighttime craving for morning foods hits.
Scallion, Mint, and Feta Omelet
This Mediterranean meal comes together quick. Fresh mint and salty feta make a flavorful combo, while optional pine nuts add crunch. Toss a quick salad on the side.
Ingredients: Olive oil, scallions, eggs, fresh mint, ground black pepper, feta, pine nuts (optional)
Try this recipe: Scallion, Mint and Feta Omelet
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Bacon and Jalapeno Egg Sandwich
Spice things up with a handheld egg option. Turkey bacon, spicy jalapeños, and cilantro give this a south-of-the-border spin. (Remove the jalapeño seeds if you prefer it milder.)
Ingredients: Turkey bacon, English muffin, cooking spray, egg, reduced-fat cheddar cheese, pepper, jalapeño, red onion, tomato, cilantro
Try this recipe: Bacon and Jalapeño Egg Sandwich
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Broccoli and Feta Omelet with Toast
On your own for supper? This recipe is perfect for one. It's loaded with good-for-you broccoli (use frozen to save time, if you like), and with the rye toast, it's a complete meal.
Ingredients: Cooking spray, broccoli, eggs, feta cheese, dried dill, rye bread
Try this recipe: Broccoli & Feta Omelet with Toast
Linguine Frittata with Greens
If you can't decide between breakfast for dinner and pasta, don't worry: This hearty recipe combines both. Collard greens are loaded with vitamins A and C plus iron and calcium, and two cheeses make it feel indulgent.
Ingredients: Cooking spray, butter, leek, eggs or egg substitute, egg whites, 1% low-fat milk, Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, kosher or table salt, ground black pepper, cooked linguine, frozen collard greens, part-skim mozzarella cheese
Try this recipe: Linguine Frittata With Greens
Goldilox Scrambled Eggs
Get your omega-3s on with a classic combo: Smoked salmon, cream cheese, chives, and eggs. It's served on whole-wheat toast, so all you need to make it a meal is a green vegetable (we love it with quick-sauteéd spinach). Dinner's ready in 20 minutes.
Ingredients: Eggs, salt, pepper, butter, 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, Nova Scotia salmon, whole-wheat bread, fresh chives
Try this recipe: Goldilox Scrambled Eggs
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Packaged sliced exotic mushrooms make quick work of this meal. Plus, they're loaded with nutrients, including immunity-boosting compounds that may help fight allergies.
Ingredients: Olive oil, mushrooms, asparagus, eggs, dried chives, fresh parsley, salt, ground black pepper, pecorino Romano cheese
Try this recipe: Asparagus-and-Mushroom Frittata
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Peanut butter and bananas make these pancakes both kid-friendly and hearty. If you have any leftovers, wrap them in plastic wrap in twos, place them in a freezer bag, and freeze. Then you can stick them in the toaster oven for a quick breakfast (or another dinner).
Ingredients: Flour, baking soda, salt, buttermilk, eggs, butter, peanut butter, bananas, lingonberry jam, maple syrup
Try this recipe: PB&B Pancakes
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Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
Rolled oats and cottage cheese bump up the nutrition in these pancakes (eat three and you'll take in 6 grams of fiber and 26 grams of protein). Sweet blueberries pack in the antioxidants; use frozen if fresh are out of season.
Ingredients: Old-fashion rolled oats, low-fat cottage cheese, eggs, vanilla extract, blueberries, cooking spray, plain Greek-style low-fat yogurt, maple syrup
Try this recipe: Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
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Barley and whole-wheat flours join oats and cornmeal to make these satisfying, healthy-carb-filled pancakes. Buttermilk lends tang; as an alternative, you could use 2 cups of plain yogurt with 1/2 cup of regular milk.
Ingredients: Barley flour, whole-wheat flour, regular oats, stone-ground yellow cornmeal, baking soda, baking powder, salt, nonfat buttermilk, maple syrup, butter, eggs, cooking spray
Try this recipe: Four-Grain Flapjacks
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Pumpkin Waffles with Maple-Walnut Syrup
Canned pumpkin makes these autumnal waffles an anytime treat. No need to tell everyone how healthy they are: Fiber-rich pumpkin is loaded with vitamin A, which boosts immunity, boosts eye health, and can help keep your skin radiant. Walnuts add omega-3s.
Ingredients: Flour, cornstarch, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cloves, eggs, low-fat buttermilk, canned pumpkin, brown sugar, canola oil, unsalted butter, walnuts, maple syrup, powdered sugar
Try this recipe: Pumpkin Waffles With Maple-Walnut Syrup
Banana and Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding
Rice pudding for dinner? Sure! When it's made with brown rice, unsweetened almond milk, and creamy bananas, rice pudding can be a satisfying supper. The cinnamon in this rich recipe boosts heart health and helps regulate blood sugar.
Ingredients: Brown rice, unsweetened almond milk, cinnamon stick, sugar, vanilla extract, salt, bananas
Try this recipe: Banana and Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding
Breakfast Bulgur Porridge
Bulgur isn't just for tabbouleh; sit down to a bowl of this fiber-rich porridge for a comforting evening meal. Dried cherries and apricots add sweetness, while sliced almonds lend crunch. Change up the fruits and nuts to suit your taste, if you like (chopped toasted pecans or hazelnuts would be tasty).
Ingredients: Low-fat (1%) milk, bulgur, dried cherries, salt, dried apricots, sliced almonds
Try this recipe: Breakfast Bulgur Porridge
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