15 Quick & Easy Superfood Breakfast Ideas
by Vickie Chin on Feb 14, 2023
One of the best ways we can improve our health is to eat nutritious food that are known as superfoods.
What are Superfoods?
Foods that have extraordinary amounts of vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids, and essential fatty acids. These foods can help bump up the nutritional value of our meals.
Starting the day with a superfood breakfast is a smart way to make sure we get those important nutrients into our diets.
Here are 15 superfood breakfast ideas with recipes to get you started.
2 Superfood Breakfast Cookies Ideas
Superfood breakfast cookies are a terrific option for busy mornings! They can be made ahead for a grab-and-go treat that's much healthier than prepackaged options. Here are two of our favorites.
Recipe 1: Muffin Top Banana Nut Cookies
This gluten free and vegan cookie features baru nut butter, chia and flax meal, and almond flour. Baru nuts, from Brazil, are not yet well known in the states. They have a peanutty taste, 7 grams of protein per serving, and are high in fiber and antioxidants.
Recipe 2: Baru Butter Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
This healthier version of a familiar treat also features baru butter and yacon syrup. Yacon is a tuber plant grown in the Andes, and the roots are used to make a syrup that has a lower glycemic index than other sweeteners. It also contains prebiotics and inulin to improve gut health.
4 Superfood Breakfast Bowl Ideas
Superfood breakfast bowls pack a lot of nutrition into one easy to serve meal. These great breakfast bowl recipes contain berries for a significant vitamin and fiber boost. All you need is a spoon to enjoy these bowls of goodness!
Recipe 1: Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl
Strawberries and hemp hearts are the featured superfoods here. Strawberries are a low glycemic fruit with more vitamin C than an orange. Hemp hearts are good for your heart and your brain. They contain significant amounts of protein, fiber, fatty acids, and vitamins and minerals.
Recipe 2: Super Berry Smoothie Bowl
Mixed berries, acai berry powder and MCT powder give this bowl superfood power. Acai berries are full of healthy fats and antioxidants. MCT powder contains medium-chain triglycerides, which help metabolize fat and are great for your brain.
Recipe 3: Blueberry Smoothie Bowl
Blueberries are one of the best known superfoods due to their high antioxidant and vitamin content. Combined with matcha, a powdered form of green tea, and hemp hearts, this superfood breakfast bowl is absolutely packed with good things for your body and brain!
Recipe 4: Keto Acai Smoothie Bowl
This Keto approved superfood breakfast bowl contains blueberries, acai powder, MCT powder, and yacon syrup. It's low carb, and dairy and gluten free. It's full of healthy fats to support your brain function and energy levels.
3 Superfood Breakfast Smoothies Ideas
These three superfood breakfast smoothie recipes will give you what you need to face the day. Smoothies are a great way to pack a lot of nutrition into a glass. Treat yourself in the morning with one of these fantastic superfood breakfast smoothies.
Recipe 1: Super Green Smoothie
This bright green drink is filled with spinach or kale leaves, hemp milk, acai berry powder, coconut oil, and Chlorella and Spirulina powders. Chlorella and Spirulina are nutrient dense algae that may help detox heavy metals in your system and are protective for your brain.
Recipe 2: Focus Fuel Coffee Smoothie
You don't have to give up your coffee habit to have a healthy superfood breakfast smoothie. Focus Fuel Coffee contains Lion's mane mushroom and MCT powder. Lion's mane is known to be protective of brain cells. The addition of cacao powder and hemp heats provide additional antioxidants.
Recipe 3: Healthgreen Smoothie
The star of this recipe is Organic Traditions Super 5 Grass Juice Blend powder. Spinach, parsley, apple, pineapple, and mango all add to the massive amounts of antioxidants and vitamins and minerals contained in this smoothie.
4 Superfood Breakfast Energy Bites and Bar Ideas
Superfood breakfast bars and superfood breakfast bites make getting in a nutritious breakfast easy!
Recipe 1: No Bake Nut Free Granola Bites
These delicious no bake bites only take 15 minutes to prep and 20 to chill before they are ready to eat. Baru butter, oats, coconut, and sprouted chia/flax "eggs" make this a healthy alternative to packaged granola treats.
The ancient Aztecs and Mayans knew about the benefits of Chia seeds and flax seed is one of the oldest crops in the world. Both add fiber, healthy fats, and vitamins to this recipe.
Recipe 3: Camu Carrot Cake Bites
Who doesn't love carrot cake? Carrots, almonds, coconut flour, camu camu berry powder, and an array of spices will make this a favorite superfood breakfast treat! The camu camu berry, grown in the Amazon, contains more vitamin C per serving than any other food. Store them in the fridge to keep them fresh.
Recipe 2: Banana Chocolate Fudge Bites
This no bake recipe is super easy and the bites can be stored in the freezer - if you have any left over.
Cacao powder is unsweetened chocolate, which is high in antioxidants and flavonoids. Those are good for your heart. Coconut oil and flour add additional health benefits, as does the yacon syrup in the coating.
Recipe 4: Healthy Twix Bars
This three layer superfood breakfast bar is simple to make. The healthy ingredients include yacon syrup, almond meal, hazelnut butter, and ashwagandha powder. Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that helps us handle stress and might help you sleep better.
2 Superfood Breakfast Muffin Ideas
Finally, here are two superfood breakfast muffin ideas to help you start your day off right.
Recipe 1: Easy Plant Based Muffins
With only six ingredients, this muffin recipe can be changed up as you wish. Use any fruit or berry that you have on hand. The beauty of this simple recipe is that it can be different every time you make it. You could even add nuts or chocolate chips if you like.
Recipe 2: Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
These muffins look just like those from the bakery, so it's a great recipe to sneak healthy ingredients into your family's diet. They are vegan and gluten free, so go ahead and indulge.
Healthy eating doesn't have to be difficult. Keeping a few extra ingredients on hand will make it super easy to whip up a superfood breakfast using these 15 recipes.
There are even more recipes, and a source of all the organic superfoods needed to make these recipes at Organictraditions.com