5 Delicious Ways to Eat More Veggies for Breakfast

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Published on June 29, 2021

By Rachael Link, MS, RD

Getting enough veggies in your daily diet can be difficult, even for the healthiest of eaters. The solution? Add a serving or two to every meal, including breakfast. You might not think about veggies for your first meal of the day, but there are actually plenty of delicious ways to to add more veggies to your morning. Here are 5 breakfast recipes that are packed with veggies, from a detoxifying green smoothie to a colorful frittata.

1. Eggs and Green Bowl from Eating Bird Food

Packed with roasted veggies, this egg and greens breakfast bowl is a great way to get your day going. Use your choice of baby greens and whatever veggies you have on hand. If you want to make it vegan, swap fried eggs for roasted chickpeas.

breakfast ideas with veggies

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2. Easy Mexican Breakfast Frittata from Feed Me Phoebe

This colorful frittata features cherry tomatoes, corn, jalapenos, shallots, and avocados, making it 100% suitable for summer. It’s also a great option if you’re running short on time, as it takes less than 20 minutes to cook and prepare, and you can also make it ahead.

zucchini waffles

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3. Zucchini Waffles from Gimme Some Oven

Sneak some extra veggies into your morning routine with this zucchini waffle recipe. Not only does the zucchini bring a tender texture to these waffles, but it also boosts the nutrient profile, adding fiber, vitamin A, and manganese.

Breakfast tacos

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4. Breakfast Tacos from Foodie Crush

Whipping up a big batch of breakfast tacos is one of the easiest ways to add veggies to your breakfast. Onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers are no-brainers; if you’re feeling adventurous, try adding other veggies to your tacos, such as sweet potato, leeks, cauliflower, or Brussels sprouts.

avocado pit

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5. Detoxifying Green Smoothie

Of course our list of breakfast recipes with veggies wouldn’t be complete without a green smoothie. This one has plenty of greens, plus avocado for creaminess, banana for sweetness, and collagen for protein.


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