5 Savory Breakfasts to Switch up Your Morning Routine

quinoa muffins

Photograph from The Year in Food by Kimberley Hasselbrink

Do you often skip breakfast, pegging it as the least important meal of the day? Or, find yourself gravitation to the same old thing, day in and day out? Time to switch up your routine! Breakfast has many benefits from fueling your mind and body for the day, regulating your blood sugar so that you can concentrate, jump starting your metabolism to keep your weight in check and it’s a delicious way to start your day. We’ve rounded up five savory breakfast options for you that are healthy, filling and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.

Herbed Sweet Potato & Quinoa Muffins from The Year in Food – A hearty grab and go option for breakfast. Packed with protein filled quinoa and almonds, fresh herbs and nourishing sweet potatoes, these little muffins will keep you satisfied all morning.

Greens and Grains Egg Scramble from A Sweet Spoonful – This dish features vibrant greens (kale, swiss chard or spinach), paired with rich whole grains (faro, barley, or wheat berries) and eggs, topped with chives and green onions.

Coconut Quinoa Bowl from 101 Cookbooks – An excellent use of leftover quinoa! Toasted almonds and coconut paired with crushed garlic, kale, and lemon juice bring a unique combination to this dish. Top off the bowl with avocado and spoonful of salted yogurt.

Shakshuka from Green Kitchen Stories – Some of you have may be familiar with Shakshuka, but if you aren’t, it entails eggs being slowly cooked in a cumin flavored tomato sauce. This version includes dark leafy greens and fresh basil.

Arugula and Cremini Quiche with Gluten Free Almond Meal Crust from Cookie and Kate – Perfect for hosting a weekend brunch or a make ahead breakfast you can grab and go all week. A rich goat cheese and mushroom quiche prepared in a unique almond and herb crust that is sure the delight.