15 Customizable Clean Breakfast Recipes

Rise and shine! Your mornings have more delicious options than ever thanks to this collection of Clean Eating breakfast recipes. If that isn't a reason to wake with a smile, we don't know what is...

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Cheesy Potato Frittata Recipe
Photo by Jodi Pudge

1. Cheesy Potato Frittata

Less than 200 calories and just 4 grams of fat? We know, it’s the best kind of surprise! For some kick, top this gluten-free clean breakfast with Monterey Jack or jalapeño Havarti.

Get the Cheesy Potato Frittata recipe.

Green Egg Skillet Bake Recipe
Photo by Kimberly Bright

2. Green Egg Skillet Bake

Mix up the veggies at the base of this simple, low-cal skillet with different greens, eggplant or various types of mushrooms. Draped in the clean pink sauce, it’s all good!

Get the Green Egg Skillet Bake recipe.

Cherry Breakfast Rice Bowls Recipe
Photo by Jodi Pudge

3. Cherry Breakfast Rice Bowls

Our gluten-free brown rice bowls make a fabulous clean breakfast, and a very versatile one at that. Use an assortment of citrus, spices such as cardamom and nutmeg, and any frozen fruits you love!

Get the Cherry Breakfast Rice Bowls recipe.

Baked Eggs Benedict Recipe
Photo by Edward Pond

4. Baked Eggs Benedict

Compared with some other Clean Eating breakfast recipes, baking your eggs saves you time and effort. Try using deli turkey instead of ham, and serve on a variety of greens (collards, kale, arugula, chard) to mix it up!

Get the Baked Eggs Benedict recipe.

Cheddar & Chive Waffles Recipe
Photo by Edward Pond

5. Cheddar & Chive Waffles

Cheese and chives give our waffles a savory twist, and you can try out an array of low-fat cheeses and herbs to keep things exciting in this clean breakfast recipe. Change the fruity topper as well!

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Seven Citrus Salad with Mint
Photo by Donna Griffith

6. Seven Citrus Salad with Mint

Virtually fat-free and full of sweet ’n’ sour flavors, combine whichever citrus fruits you have on hand (and any other fruits that tickle your fancy) and top with a dollop of Greek yogurt!

Get the Seven Citrus Salad with Mint recipe.

French Toast with Dark Cherry Citrus Topping
Photo by Yvonne Duivenvoorden

7. French Toast with Dark Cherry Citrus Topping

This decadent, 210-calorie clean breakfast recipe is totally versatile: swap apricot for peaches, cherries for cranberries, orange zest for lime or lemon zest, and the options go on and on!

Get the French Toast with Dark Cherry Citrus Topping recipe.

Sticky Buns Recipe
Photo by Edward Pond

8. Sticky Buns

This one is a little less customizable, but we couldn’t resist offering this low-fat sticky bun recipe – who even thought this could be! Change it up by topping with a dollop of Greek yogurt or some nut butter.

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Blueberry Crumble Muffins
Photo by Ryan Szulc

9. Blueberry Crumble Muffins

One of your favorite clean breakfast recipes last year, these hearty muffins taste as good as their full-fat counterparts – but with half the fat!

Get the Blueberry Crumble Muffins recipe.

Nutmeg-Infused Pumpkin Bread
Photo by Edward Pond

10. Nutmeg-Infused Pumpkin Bread

Cater this low-calorie bread to your specific tastes: swap pumpkin for sweet potato, pecans for walnuts or cashews, cranberries for dried cherries. Monotony avoided!

Get the Nutmeg-Infused Pumpkin Bread recipe.

Savory Breakfast Cocktail
Photo by Jodi Pudge

11. Savory Breakfast Cocktail

Play around with this clean breakfast booster by swapping greens and adding your choice of herbs, and even a jig of hot sauce!

Get the Savory Breakfast Cocktail recipe.

Vegetarian Hash
Photo by Joanne Tsakos

12. Vegetarian Hash

Incorporating eggs into this low-calorie hash makes for a colorful, nutritionally loaded breakfast – the acorn squash has more potassium than a banana! Mix in scrambled eggs or top with a poached or fried egg.

Get the Vegetarian Hash recipe.

Ricotta & Spinach Frittata
Photo by Edward Pond

13. Ricotta & Spinach Frittata

Goat cheese and arugula frittata? Cheddar and kale frittata? Greens and cheeses are a match made in heaven, and the entire ordeal takes a mere 15 minutes.

Get the Ricotta & Spinach Frittata recipe.

Ginger, Pear & Turkey Sausage Patties
Photo by Gregory James, Food Styling: Jessica Colley

14. Ginger, Pear & Turkey Sausage Patties

Sweet sausage! Our clean breakfast patties get their flavor from ripe pear (though apple would work too), ginger, scallions, jalapeño and cilantro. Try with chicken sausage too.

Get the Ginger, Pear & Turkey Sausage Patties recipe.

Banana French Toast
Photo by Ryan Szulc

15. Banana French Toast

Yum! This 15-minute clean breakfast recipe would be awesome with cream cheese in the middle, or different kinds of butter (try cashew, almond, sesame, sunflower seed or chocolate hazelnut!)

Get the Banana French Toast recipe.