If you’re looking to start your day off on the right foot, these Weight Watchers recipes are the perfect way to do it. The ideal healthy breakfast is low in calories with a protein punch to give you the energy you need to kick off the day. Here are 9 Weight Watchers breakfast recipes you can whip up before heading out the door.
1.) Southwestern Protein Breakfast Burrito
Points: 6 | Points Plus: 7
Burritos have all the makings of the ideal breakfast food–they’re packed with nutrients, plus they’re easy to grab and eat on the go. This recipe is vegetarian, but can easily be made vegan-friendly with a few small tweaks.
2.) Vanilla Quinoa and Roasted Blueberry Breakfast Bowl
Points: 4 | Points Plus: 6
Bet you never thought to eat quinoa for breakfast! This hearty dish makes a nice substitute for oatmeal, as the vanilla extract mixes with rich coconut oil for a flavorful, unique morning option.
3.) Crustless Vegetable Quiche (2 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Points: 3 | Points Plus: 3
Next time you feel like a departure from traditional scrambled eggs, try this crustless quiche. Filled with six different veggies and a dash of cheese, this is a dish you’ll want to take along for that mid-morning snack attack!
4.) Avocado Breakfast Pizzas (9 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Points: 9 | Points Plus: 6
Who says you can’t eat pizza in the morning? This protein packed dish is a great way to reap the nutritional benefits of avocado, while the eggs keep you feeling full all morning long.
5.) Strawberry, Almond Butter and Oatmeal Breakfast Parfait (4 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Points: 7 | Points Plus: 8
This smoothie-like breakfast looks more like a dessert than a meal to start your day–but it’s actually good for you. Sweet strawberries and bananas are mixed with oatmeal in a blender to create this grab-and-go meal.
6.) Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Oatmeal (6 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Points: 5 | Points Plus: 6
The complex carbs in this hearty dish make it a great pre-workout meal. The high fiber found in the steel-cut oats provides lasting energy to power through your morning gym session–and beyond!
7.) Dairy Free (5 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Points: 4 | Points Plus: 5
Depending on how you decide to fill them, these crepes can also double as a waistline-friendly dessert. We opted to nix the dairy for a breakfast that’s lighter on your stomach.
8.) Slow Cooker Nutty Blueberry Banana Oatmeal (13 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Points: 7 | Points Plus: 9
Don’t let the fat count of this recipe fool you–the nuts and flax seeds provide a double-dose of the “good fats” our bodies need to function efficiently. With the added blueberries, bananas and oats, this breakfast dish hits every food group to get your day off to a well-rounded start.
9.) Clean Eating Raspberry Oat Bars (10 Freestyle SmartPoints)
Points: 5 | Points Plus: 5
Most granola bars sound healthy, but they’re actually packed with added sugar and unnecessary carbs. These oat bars replace the bad stuff with clean-eating ingredients for a light breakfast that’s easy to nibble on during your morning commute.
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