Hot Breakfasts Ready in a Hot Second

Providing your family (or even just yourself) with a hot, nutritious breakfast every morning might sound ideal, but if you're like most people, the chances of that happening on busy weekdays are slim to none. Not anymore! Start your day off right and still get out the door on time with these 11 recipes for hot, healthy breakfasts that are ready in 15 minutes or less.

1. Eggs 'n Oats12 minutes
Calories: 272.6, Fat: 8g, Carbs: 30.2g, Protein: 20.2g
The possibilities are endless with this simple, but brilliant twist on scrambled eggs. For a spicy kick to your morning, sprinkle cayenne pepper or salsa over your meal. For a sweeter spin, pair eggs with fruit or honey and cinnamon.

2. Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal6 minutes
Calories: 203.5, Fat: 5.8g, Carbs: 33.7g, Protein: 7.3g
Upgrade your standard plain oatmeal breakfast with this banana peanut butter version. The combination tastes delicious and is sure to keep you going strong all morning.

3. Sausage, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Roll-Up10 minutes
Calories: 220.9, Fat: 10.7g, Carbs: 19.3g, Protein: 19.9g
Breakfast burritos were designed for hectic mornings. The classic grab-and-go breakfast staple gets a healthy makeover with lean turkey sausage and plenty of veggies. Hustle out the door with one of these in your hand and you’ll be satisfied until lunch.

4. Flax Muffin in a Mug1 minute
Calories: 237.6, Fat: 18.1g, Carbs: 12.3g, Protein: 12.4g
Even if you slept through your alarm and spent 15 minutes picking out something to wear, you’ll still have time to make this one-minute breakfast. This flax muffin gets ''baked'' in a mug in the microwave for an extra speedy cook time.

5. Low-Sodium Breakfast Sausage15 minutes
Calories: 147.7, Fat: 11.1g, Carbs: .6g, Protein: 10.1g
This homemade sausage is made with lean ground pork and a delicious array of spices. The best part? These sausages have a tenth of the sodium found in the typical store-bought option!

6. Coach Nicole’s Pumpkin & Apple Waffles10 minutes
Calories: 251.4, Fat: 4g, Carbs: 48.5g, Protein: 9.6g
These filling waffles are like a hug for your taste buds. You only need one to keep you full all morning!

7. Oatmeal Pancakes,15 minutes
Calories: 271.3, Fat: 7g, Carbs: 43.1g Protein: 11.3g
Fuel up for a morning run with these hearty oatmeal pancakes, which pair well with a side of fresh fruit.

8. Kate B’s Amazing Kale and Eggs6 minutes
Calories: 136.4, Fat: 8.4g, Carbs: 7.9g, Protein: 8.7g
These kale scrambled eggs are a triple threat: they’re easy to cook, taste amazing and are healthy to boot.

9. Huevos Rancheros15 minutes
Calories: 220.3, Fat: 5.9g, Carbs: 31.4g, Protein: 11.0g
Head south of the border for a change of pace tomorrow morning. Fresh mango and salsa verde help bring these slimmed-down huevos rancheros to the next level.

10. Protein Crepes5 minutes
Calories: 158, Fat: 2.4g, Carbs: 2.9g, Protein: 31.4g
Keep your cool on hectic mornings with crepes that are prepped, cooked and ready to eat in just five minutes. Made with protein powder, egg whites and water, these versatile crepes deliver 31 grams of protein and are wonderful with a touch of honey.

11. Light Asparagus Omelet13 minutes
Calories: 191.2, Fat: 7.3g, Carbs: 5.2g, Protein: 26.1g
This asparagus omelet is so good, you might find yourself making it for dinner, too! Chopped and sautéed asparagus and mushroom complement one another in this quick and easy staple.
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Alicia Capetillo
Alicia Capetillo
Alicia graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and a minor in film and media studies. Prior to joining SparkPeople, she worked in marketing and public relations and once left it all behind to backpack through South America. Alicia enjoys making every muscle weep at Orangetheory Fitness, farmers markets, planning trips to practically every country and cheering aggressively for her beloved Cincinnati Reds and New Orleans Saints. She can also make a mean guacamole on toast.