Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, and rightfully so. It's the fuel that kickstarts our engines, sets the tone for the day ahead, and nourishes not only our bodies but our minds as well. In our fast-paced lives, making time for breakfast can sometimes be a challenge. But don’t worry, for we have the perfect solution with a range of delicious breakfast options that can be prepared in under 15 minutes. These recipes are designed to invigorate your mornings, ensuring you're ready to take on the day.
Start your day on a refreshing note with these quick and vibrant smoothies. They're packed with greens, berries, and a burst of energising flavours, and make the perfect choice for those busy mornings when you need a nutritious breakfast on the go. Whether you're looking for a caffeine boost from our Cashew Coffee Shake to a Green Breakfast Smoothie packed full of nutrients from spinach, banana, hemp and chia seeds this article has got you covered. These recipes combine ingredients which are full of protein, nutrients and goodness to keep you focussed throughout the day.
Few things beat a refreshing smoothie for breakfast after an energetic workout, or busy mornings on the go. Loaded with nutrient-packed fruit and leafy vegetables, this smoothie combines fibre, protein and healthy fats to energise and help to keep you feeling fuller for longer.View Recipe
Whizz up a satisfying breakfast smoothie in minutes. Packing in plenty of nutritious ingredients, such as spinach, banana, hemp and chia seeds, it will keep you going through until lunchtime. View Recipe
Kick-start your day with this vibrant everyday berry smoothie. The nut butter, chia seeds and oats provide protein, fibre and healthy fats; combine that with the vitamin C and antioxidant polyphenols from the frozen berries and you have a super-nutritious, wonderfully balanced natural energy boost. View Recipe
If you want a sweet afternoon pick-me-up then this is your go-to recipe — with peanut butter, hemp seeds and chia seeds, it packs in the protein to keep you feeling fuller for longer. Freezing ripe bananas for smoothies makes them extra thick and creamy — just peel, chop and store. View Recipe
No time for breakfast? This simple fruity smoothie blends oats, chia seeds and nut butter for slow-release energy to keep you going right through to lunchtime. View Recipe
A vibrant, refreshing smoothie bowl, topped with fresh fruit and almond butter - this one will leave you feeling radiant. View Recipe
This nutritious energising matcha smoothie features matcha powder (a powder made from finely ground green tea leaves). A great alternative to coffee, matcha is high in protective polyphenols and gives a natural energy boost without the jitters — the perfect way to fuel your day.View Recipe
A simple, speedy way to start your day in the most delicious way. Freezing the bananas here makes the shake extra creamy, but don’t worry if you don’t have any pre-frozen ones, you can simply add ice instead.View Recipe
Oats & porridge
For a healthy dose of slow-release energy, we have an array of delightful overnight oats and power porridges. These recipes are all about the hearty goodness of oats, combined with flavours like blueberry, cacao, hazelnut, apple, and cinnamon. They're quick to prepare and ensure you stay full and focused until lunchtime.
These blueberry overnight oats are the perfect mix of textures and flavours. The banana and almond milk soak into the oats overnight to give them a wonderfully creamy texture, while the pumpkin seeds add a nice crunch and the raisins make add a natural sweetness. Topped with fresh blueberries and almond butter this makes a delicious breakfast, plus it’s really easy to make. View Recipe
Rich and indulgent, yet still a nourishing weekday breakfast — this crunchy, creamy cacao & hazelnut overnight oats is one of our favourite ways to start the day.View Recipe
Start your day right with a warming bowl of creamy porridge — with hemp and chia seeds, it’s supercharged with fibre, protein and healthy fats. Flavoured with juicy antioxidant-packed blueberries, breakfast never tasted so good. View Recipe
Start your day right with a warming bowl of creamy porridge — with hemp and chia seeds, it’s supercharged with fibre, protein and healthy fats. Including apple and cinnamon may also help to support healthy digestion and reduce inflammation. View Recipe
This simple vanilla overnight oats recipe is perfect for a quick, delicious breakfast. The oats are super creamy, while the vanilla flavour really has time to infuse. We like to add a few raisins, which become plump and juicy - but you can add in any extras you like in their place! View Recipe
Chia pudding is one of my absolute favourite foods, it's just the best breakfast! One of the great things about it is that you can make it the night before, which takes literally two minutes, and then its ready to go in the morning so you don’t have to worry about breakfast. The mix of coconut yoghurt and date syrup is so amazingly sweet and creamy – it really does taste like dessert! View Recipe
When the weather is cold this spiced porridge is my go-to. It’s so warming and has such lovely spices in each bite. The mix of cinnamon, ginger and turmeric with coconut sugar, raisins and sunflower seeds is really delicious and then I add banana slices and maple to finish it off.
Savoury & satisfying
If you prefer a savoury breakfast, these satisfying, savoury recipes have got you covered. From Spicy Smashed Chickpeas to Open Faced Veggie Breakfast Sandwiches, these recipes offer a savoury twist to your morning routine, brimming with flavour and nutrients. If you're a fan of the ever-popular Avocado Toast or the creatively concealed nutrition within Hidden Vegetable Breakfast Bowls (it may sound strange but the taste is so neutral, you won’t even notice it) you'll find these selections equally appealing and utterly satisfying as you start your day on a savoury note.
Using only a handful of ingredients, these spicy smashed chickpeas are a go-to for speedy meals. We love them piled onto avocado on sourdough toast. View Recipe
This piece of crunchy, garlic-fragranced toast piled high with juicy pickled cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, and seeds makes a delightful breakfast. This would also make an excellent lunch, but we love to include a savoury breakfast in the mix - which is a great way to eat more vegetables, beans, and whole grains while cutting back on added sugar.
We love alternating between sweet and savoury breakfasts throughout the week. Some hummus on good quality toast with fresh vegetables is a very satisfying, quick and easy breakfast option.
A sprinkling of seeds turns this breakfast favourite into a complete meal with plant-protein, and even better, it’s a two-minute meal.View Recipe
Using steamed, chilled cauliflower in a smoothie is a great way to increase your vegetable intake — it may sound strange but the taste is so neutral, you won’t even notice it. This creamy hidden vegetable smoothie bowl makes for a satisfying and nourishing breakfast.View Recipe
Never underestimate the power of a hearty breakfast. These quick and nutritious recipes prove that you can have a satisfying morning meal, even on the busiest of days. To make things even easier, consider pre-planning your breakfasts for those rushed mornings.
A tip for pre-planning breakfast for busier mornings
Create a weekly menu, take some time on the weekend to plan your breakfast menu for the upcoming week. Knowing what you'll be eating each day can streamline your morning routine. Remember to keep it simple, on the busiest mornings, opt for simple but nutritious choices. For example, prepare a batch of overnight oats at the start of the week or pre-portion smoothie ingredients like fruits and vegetables, into individual containers. When you're in a hurry, blend the contents with your choice of liquid for a quick and nutritious breakfast.
With these delicious breakfasts in your repertoire, you'll be ready to face each day with vigour and vitality. So, embrace the morning ritual, fuel your body, and conquer the day ahead!