Wellness Week® has officially begun! We’re starting the week off with the first meal of the day – the pledge to “Change My Breakfast.” From remembering to eat breakfast to offering you healthy alternatives, we’re giving you the tools you need to change your breakfast now, starting with these healthy breakfast recipe ideas. Here’s a round-up of some of our favorite healthy breakfast recipes from years past so you can access them all in one place.
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“From lowering your cholesterol, boosting your immune system, lowering your risk of high blood sugar, and increasing your intake of daily vitamins and antioxidants, this traditional breakfast dish is a great way to have your best breakfast to start your day,” says Executive Chef Benjamin Baker, Jean’s Kitchen at Travaasa Austin.
From blueberry oatmeal to peanut butter banana oatmeal to pumpkin spice oatmeal, Chef Baker shared with us three deliciously healthy oatmeal recipes for Wellness Week.
As spring approaches, so do the weeds, but dandelion weeds can sprout all they’d like since we love cooking with the bitter green. Take a bite out of one woman’s weed and make it a culinary treasure in your kitchen with this recipe that we created just for you.
Perfect for breakfast or brunch, and super easy to make, enjoy this dish on a lazy morning at home, or make it for guests!
With just four ingredients, this smoothie recipe from The Standard Spa Miami Beach came to us last Wellness Week. Chef Mark Zeitouni, executive chef at The Standard Miami Beach, enjoys using foods in their natural state and draws culinary inspiration from the Mediterranean, focusing on healthy, wholesome preparations that feature the freshest ingredients available. His meticulously executed menus offer high-quality, organic meats and fish prepared using olive oils and fresh herbs.
This healthy breakfast recipe comes from AAA Five-Diamond Resort Hotel award recipient, Kohler Waters Spa at The American Club in the village of Kohler, Wisconsin. Chef Ulrich Koberstein, group director of the culinary arts for both The American Club Resort and The Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in St. Andrews, Scotland, shares his healthy recipe for a low-calorie, heart-healthy, and low-sodium Whole Wheat Crepes with Bananas and Oranges.
Miraval Resort & Spa’s Executive Chef Chad Luethje is dedicated to helping guests and residents live and feel better through eating, which means attempting to seek out the best and most healthful ingredients in order to highlight where the food comes from and how it fits into the season. Try this recipe, which uses in-season spinach, as well as green onions, shitake mushrooms, and fresh tomatoes.
Using the best of fresh, seasonal, local ingredients sourced directly from small local farmers, foragers, and winemakers, or the 480-square-foot garden just outside the restaurant’s doors, The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa shared with us its recipe for a healthy egg white burrito.
This recipe for Healthy Muffins comes fromCOMO Shambhala Estate in Bali, which actively accommodates food intolerances and diabetics, as well as sources ingredients locally and organically whenever possible.
Using the healthfulness of whole wheat flour, rolled oats, and raw bran/wheat germ combined with the sweet and tart flavors of apple sauce, honey, carrot juice, bananas, dried cranberries and more, we’re sure this recipe will be enjoyed in the morning, or for an afternoon snack.
You know it’s a good day when you’re having waffles for breakfast. Opt for whole grain waffles. This recipe comes from Green Valley Spa in southwestern Utah, which prepares its healthy meals around the seasonal availability of vegetables, meats, and fruits. With a culinary philosophy based on the belief that food should not only taste great but be good for you too, Green Valley uses only traceable high-quality ingredients, usually from local farmers and producers.