Eating fruit for breakfast boosts healthy digestion and provides you with vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Fruit breakfast recipes give you more flavor and texture than simply eating fruit slices. From salad to parfait, there are many ways to enjoy fruits without losing their important nutrients.
Here are 20 fruit recipes you can try for a refreshing, healthy breakfast.
1. Fruit Tart with Granola and Yogurt
Make a healthier version of fruit tarts with granola, yogurt, and fresh fruits. This breakfast is cute, easy to eat, and still gives you nutrients from fresh fruits. Mixed berries (strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries) look eye-catching when placed on white yogurt.
2. Greek Yogurt with Fresh Fruits
Yogurt breakfast never loses its popularity in the world of healthy eating. Use plain Greek yogurt as the base. Add fruits such as mixed berries, pineapples, mangoes, kiwis, peaches, oranges, and bananas. Add other toppings like almonds, granola, pistachios, dark chocolate, chia seeds, and walnuts.
3. Gluten-free Breakfast Fruit Tart
Gluten-free fruit tart is perfect for breakfast. Use granola as the crust and coconut milk yogurt as the “cream filling”. Add fruit slices in any combination you like. Strawberries, kiwi, and banana slices look great when paired with blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and kumquats.
4. Mini Breakfast Fruit Pizza
Mini breakfast fruit pizza will make healthy eating more fun, especially for kids. This pizza uses flattened biscuit as the “dough”, which only needs a few minutes of baking. The spread is cream cheese mixed with pineapple. You can add any fresh fruits you like on top.
5. Mini Breakfast Tart with Date Crust
These mini breakfast tarts have crusts made of dates, chia seeds, flax seeds, oats, honey, and coconut oil. The crusts are strong enough to contain Greek yogurt, several fruit slices, and your favorite nuts. Use fruits with different colors and mixed varieties of nuts for complete breakfast.
6. Mini Fruit Breakfast Pastries
Give a healthy twist to your breakfast pastries using fruits and cream cheese. You can use basic, pre-made puff pastries, cream cheese, and your favorite fresh fruits. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla extract into the cream cheese for extra tartness. Add fruits after the pastries are baked and cooling off.
7. Quick, Premade Breakfast Parfait
Quick breakfast parfait combines yogurt, granola, and fruits in practical, premade portions. Arrange yogurt, fresh fruit slices, and granola in one-portion cups. Wrap them in plastic and keep them in the fridge (not freezer). You can immediately grab one of the cups when you need a quick breakfast.
8. Breakfast Bowl with Milk and Quinoa
Breakfast bowl with milk and quinoa contains a lot of fiber, vitamins, and mineral. You can use almond milk for vegan-friendly breakfast. Add quinoa in half the bowl, and fruit slices in the other half. You can experiment with various fruit types or adding honey for natural sweetness.
9. Breakfast Fruit Bowl with Yogurt and Honey
Breakfast fruit bowl with yogurt and honey offers more fruit portions. Slice your favorite fruits such as strawberries, bananas, and peaches. Add smaller fruits like blueberries or raspberries — Mix Greek yogurt with honey before adding it on the fruit bowl.
10. Roasted Pear Breakfast with Ricotta and Maple
Roasted pear combines sweetness, savory, and crispy texture in one elegant dish. This recipe gives you roasted pear with ricotta cheese sauce, mixed with maple syrup, cinnamon powder, and orange zest. The result is fragrant, warm, delicious roasted fruit dish.
11. Tea-poached Apricots
This recipe is perfect for slightly underripe apricots. You can use chamomile tea with vanilla beans as the poaching liquid. Cut the apricots into half for easier poaching (and consuming). You can add vanilla ice cream and cinnamon.
12. Chocolate Tacos with Fresh Fruits
Whole wheat flour is perfect as the ingredient for the healthy, chocolate taco shell. You can fill the shells with sliced fruits that resemble savory taco fillings. For example, kiwis can be the guacamole, strawberries the tomatoes, and mangoes the cheese.
13. Green Smoothie Bowl Breakfast with Coconut
Green smoothie bowl breakfast is satisfying but still refreshing. This is also an ideal meal before workout. The smoothie is made of frozen pineapples, spinach, kefir, and mangoes. The toppings are bananas, kiwis, shredded coconuts, and chia seeds.
14. Easy Fruit Pizza with Yogurt
Another easy fruit pizza, it consists of flatbread, yogurt, fresh fruits, and granola. You can use the recipe as an easy project for kids. Spread your favorite yogurt on the bread. Add fruit slices that you like. Spread granola and nuts to make it more nutritious.
15. Nutritious Vegan Breakfast
This breakfast bowl is a vegan’s dream. The bowl consists of mixed nuts (walnuts and almonds or pecans), dates, dried fruits, chia seeds, flaxseeds, and oats — fresh fruits on the top complete the menu. If you don’t like soggy oatmeal, this dry breakfast bowl is a better option.
16. Complete Breakfast Platter with Fruits
A complete breakfast platter consists of all the important nutrients. This recipe has pastries, mini waffles, bacon, boiled eggs, and fruit slices on one serving. The fruits must get a significant amount of space in the platter. You can add yogurt as the calcium source.
17. Clean-eating “Banana Split” Breakfast
This healthy banana split uses yogurt instead of ice cream, with the addition of peanut butter. You mix the vanilla extract with Greek yogurt and serves it with banana slices and mixed berries. Adding no-sugar peanut butter will add the protein, healthy fat, and flavor dimension.
18. Breakfast Fruit Salad
This breakfast fruit salad looks colorful and fresh. You can make the salad with any seasonal fruits. In this bowl, you use winter fruits like kiwis, pomegranates, and tangerines. Mix everything with lime/lemon juice and honey, and sprinkle with chia seeds before chilling.
19. Cantaloupe Fruit Bowl
Use half cantaloupe as edible fruit bowl by scraping the inside. Add yogurt, your favorite berries, and granola into the hole. Enjoy as usual, and don’t forget to finish the cantaloupe pulp for additional fiber.
20. Pineapple Mango Breakfast Bowl
These pineapple fruit bowls are more epic than the cantaloupes. Inside the dramatic, hollowed pineapples, you see yogurt, berries, mangoes, pineapple cuts, and chia seeds. They are fresh, fulfilling, and perfect for tropical eating.
These fruit breakfast recipes are quick, fresh, and delicious. Enjoy them every day for a healthier life (and lighter body!).