These fun and easy apple breakfast recipes are a great way to start the day, from oatmeal to pancakes!
Got apples? Everyone’s favorite fruit is a great way to start the day! There are so many ways to mix up this tasty crisp fruit into breakfast recipes. Try it in oatmeal with cinnamon, baked into muffins, whizzed into a smoothie, or even on a quick and simple toast with honey. And don’t forget pancakes! Here are all our favorite ways apple breakfast recipes to make this fruit into a meal.
Do the words apple cinnamon oatmeal make you first think of a packet of instant oatmeal? Turns out, it’s infinitely more delicious homemade! This oatmeal recipe is cozy and comforting, made with real fresh fruit and seasoned with brown sugar, cinnamon and a hint of allspice. When it comes to cozy healthy breakfasts, it’s king!
Here’s a recipe for cozy mornings that’s got a secret…it’s a healthy breakfast idea, too. Meet these Apple Pancakes! They’re fluffy, cinnamon-spiced, and guess what? They’re made of 100% oats, no flour! Using oats lends a warm, homey flavor and makes them more filling and nutrient-dense than the traditional pancake.
Here’s one of our favorite apple breakfast recipes: this Baked Apple Oatmeal! When the mornings start to get cooler, this is the best morning treat to break out. It’s easy to make with ingredients you might already have on hand. With the flavor of tender, sweet apples paired with maple syrup, cinnamon and allspice…well, you’ll want to make it every day!
Here’s a healthy apple breakfast recipe that’s a bit unexpected, but surprisingly satisfying…Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowls! Sure, cottage cheese and pineapple or melon seems a little retro. So let’s dust off the concept and make a modern way to start the day. Top this high protein cheese with apple, cinnamon and drizzle of honey
These apple muffins are incredible, not too sweet, and perfect for breakfast! The streusel topping adds a sweet crunch to each bite. The body of the muffin also has Old Fashioned Oats, which makes them a hearty way to start the day.
Here’s a smoothie that’s full of cozy spiced, naturally sweet flavor: the perfect Apple Cinnamon Smoothie! This one works anytime and in any season, but it's perfect for fall when you’ve got mounds of apples to use up. In fact, it’s a healthy way to enjoy the flavors of apple pie or apple crumble for breakfast! Cinnamon and vanilla are just the right compliment to the sweet tart fruit. It’s also loaded with protein from Greek yogurt, which gives it just the right creamy texture.
Apple nachos are a fun way to eat apples and yogurt for breakfast! This simple combination of sweetened yogurt, almonds and apple slices is so refreshing and delicious, it’s hard to stop sneaking bites. It’s really just loaded apple slices, but it’s all in the branding, right?
These apple zucchini oat muffins are cozy and satisfying, cinnamon scented and made with oats: no flour at all! This makes them taste hearty and wholesome — and they’re naturally gluten free, too. They’re also just sweet enough and ideal for breakfast: not a cupcake like many muffin recipes!
Here’s a genius apple breakfast recipe that tastes far greater than the sum of its parts: Apple & Honey Ricotta Toast! Spread ricotta cheese on toast, then load it up with sliced apples, a drizzle of honey and cinnamon. it's so simple and so satisfying!
Last up in these apple breakfast recipes: more oatmeal! This steel cut oats recipe is creamy and cozy, bursting with fresh fruit and loaded with cozy cinnamon. If you don't have a pressure cooker, use this Perfect Steel Cut Oats recipe.
More apple recipes
There’s lots more to do with apples than just cooking them up for breakfast! Here are some favorite apple recipes: