11 High Energy Breakfasts From The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is well known for its massive health benefits, heart health being its most sought-after benefit. Whether you are trying to dive headlong into this way of eating or just looking to add a few more healthy meals to your breakfast rotation, these recipes are healthy, delicious, and perfect for starting your morning off right.

1. Garlic Mushroom And Spinach Frittata

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This garlic mushroom and spinach frittata makes the perfect, protein-packed breakfast.

2. Polenta Breakfast Bowls

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This strawberry coconut polenta breakfast bowl is a breakfast you will want to savor. Lightly sweetened polenta, with fresh, ripened strawberries, and packed with a protein punch…what’s not to love? 

3. Blueberry Farro Yogurt Bowl

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Wild blueberry jam swirled into Greek yogurt and farro is a great quick breakfast and a nice alternative to oatmeal. This is a simple, hearty, and filling blueberry farro yogurt bowl that will be a great start to your day. 

4. Whipped Cottage Cheese

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Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This whipped cottage cheese turns regular cottage cheese into a light and airy topping that you are going to love. Spread it on toast or put a dollop on top of fruit for a quick and easy breakfast you will love. 

5. Avocado Toast 51 Different Ways

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Avocado toast doesn’t have to be boring, in fact, it can be anything but! Here are 51 healthy and fun avocado toast toppings you can use to make your avocado toast different every day.

6. Shakshuka

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Have you ever tried shakshuka before? It’s a North African dish of poached eggs in a spicy tomato sauce, and it’s delicious! You can serve it for any meal: breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This gluten-free shakshuka recipe will be a family favorite for sure. 

7. Greek Yogurt Parfaits

A single Greek yogurt parfait sits on a small, square, white plate with a spoon. It's topped with fresh berries.
Photo Credit: Eat Mediterranean Food.

Greek yogurt parfaits are a great option when you are looking for a healthy breakfast that you can take on the go. Fresh fruit, Greek yogurt, and crunchy granola are layered for a breakfast parfait you’ll love. 

8. Greek-Style Avocado Toast

A slice of avocado toast sits on a cutting board. It's garnished with tomatoes and feta cheese.
Photo Credit: Eat Mediterranean Food.

This Greek-style avocado toast is perfect for any meal of the day or even for a healthy snack. Take your traditional avocado toast and make it Mediterranean style by adding chopped tomatoes, oregano, and feta cheese. Yum!  

9. Easy Baked Spinach And Feta Frittata

A slice of frittata sitting on a breakfast table.
Photo Credit: Eat Mediterranean Food.

Eggs, spinach, feta cheese, and tomatoes are all baked together in one yummy dish. You are going to love this easy baked spinach and feta frittata whether you serve it up for breakfast or dinner. Just 30 minutes, and it’s on the table. 

10. Blueberry Smoothie

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Photo Credit: Eat Mediterranean Food.

Need a quick breakfast that you can enjoy on the go? Then, this blueberry smoothie is for you. Full of fresh blueberry flavor, and it’s a beautiful color too! You can even add some spinach or protein powder for an even healthier start to your day. 

11. Fresh Fruit Salad With Honey Yogurt Dip

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Photo Credit: Eat Mediterranean Food.

This fresh fruit salad with honey yogurt dip is a beautiful breakfast the whole family will love. Packed with all of your favorite fruits, you can even make it the night before. Dip your fruit salad into a tasty honey yogurt dip for even more amazing flavor! 

Love Coffee For Breakfast But Not All The Sugar?

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If you need alternatives for putting processed sugar in your coffee, here are some ideas for making your morning cup of Joe a little healthier.

Do You Love Smoothies For Breakfast?

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Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

Smoothies are great for helping you get more servings of fruits and veggies into your diet. But there are ways to amplify their benefits even further.

Struggling With Trying To Eat Healthier? This Can Help

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We all have good intentions when it comes to eating healthier. But actually doing it can be a hurdle many struggle with. These tips can help get you over the hump and on your way to eating and feeling better.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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