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13 Cozy Breakfast Recipes Perfect for Weight Loss This Fall

These delicious recipes are ideal for the cold, cozy fall mornings.
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Sometimes when you wake up to a cold, dreary fall morning, all you need is a cozy breakfast to start your day off right. Especially if it's coupled with a steaming cup of coffee. But unfortunately, we often get so caught up in our busy routines that it's easier to just skip breakfast—which leaves us feeling hungrier throughout the day and may knock us off our health goals.

If you're looking for new, easy ideas for some healthy breakfast recipes, we've got you covered. From comforting oats to baked goods and even a few casseroles, read on to discover some of our favorite cozy fall breakfast recipes. Then, for more healthy recipes, make sure to check out our list of the 100 Easiest Recipes You Can Make.

Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Banana

Oatmeal with peanut butter and banana recipe
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This delicious combination of oats, banana slices, and peanut butter is the perfect fall treat. And for an extra crunch, add almonds!

Get our recipe for Peanut Butter and Banana Oatmeal

Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples

Oatmeal pancakes with cinnamon apples
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Nothing says "cozy fall breakfast" like warm cinnamon apples. These pancakes are already good and filling enough on their own, but the cinnamon apples take them to the next level.

Get our recipe for Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Pancakes

Healthy Breakfast Hash

Breakfast hash with sweet potato and chicken sausage
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This breakfast hash is great for those who crave a more savory breakfast than sweet. It's packed with chicken sausage, sweet potatoes, bell peppers, and topped with an egg for tons of added protein.

Get our recipe for Breakfast Hash with Sweet Potato and Chicken Sausage

Power Packed Oats

power-packed oats
Courtesy of Lauren Manaker

Cozy oatmeal is a staple for many busy mornings when we want a stick-to-your-ribs breakfast that has some serious staying power. Mix in cherries and apricots for amazing flavor!

Get our recipe for Power-Packed Oats.


Paleo casserole shakshuka dish in a skillet with parsley
Rebecca Firkser/Eat This, Not That!

Shakshuka is always delicious, but sometimes it can require a bit of legwork. However, this recipe is super simple and easy to whip up any morning.

Get our recipe for Shakshuka.

Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito

plant based breakfast burrito on white plate
Carlene Thomas/Eat This, Not That!

These burritos are made with plant-based meat, bell peppers, black beans, eggs, and cheddar cheese, all wrapped up in a grain-free tortilla wrap!

Get tour recipe for Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos.

Veggie Breakfast Casserole

whole30 veggie casserole with slice popped out
Posie Brien/Eat This, Not That!

We love a good breakfast casserole, especially one that doesn't go against our health goals! This one is easy, quick to make, and a true party pleaser.

Get our recipe for Green Machine Veggie Casserole.

Sweet Potato and Kale Breakfast Hash

Sweet potatoes are a great way to start the day, especially when paired with kale, onions, and protein-heavy scrambled tofu.

Get the recipe from Minimalist Baker

Avocado Toast

This is a simple avocado toast recipe that uses vegan parmesan and red pepper flakes to add flavor, but you can use anything like dairy cheese, garlic powder, or nutritional yeast.

Get the recipe from Minimalist Baker

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Have an extra can of pumpkin puree lying around? These muffins are perfect to enjoy in the morning, or honestly at any time of day when you need a snack break.

Get the recipe from Cookie + Kate

Pumpkin Apple Baked Oatmeal

Baked oatmeal is perfect for those busy mornings when you just need to pop something in the oven while you finish your morning routine, and this baked apple recipe is no exception.

Get the recipe from Recipe Runner

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Strawberries are a comforting fruit to enjoy year-round, especially when they're mixed with oatmeal and topped with a creamy, sweet glaze.

Get the recipe from Well Plated by Erin

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

For some, sweet pancakes or oatmeal is comforting in the morning. But for others, it may be a savory, cheesy, protein-heavy casserole that gives you comfort during the fall. This recipe is great because you can add your favorite ingredients and just wait for it to bake to perfection.

Get the recipe from Gimme Some Oven

Fall is the perfect time to pull out these cozy, comforting breakfast recipes that will still lead to steady weight loss. After all, you need a hearty, satisfying meal to start your day off right.

A previous version of this article was originally published on Nov 15, 2021.

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