Thanksgiving is wonderful but stressful. It's indulgent but worth it. It's a whole set of many things, but given we all know that this festive, family-driven holiday can head in any unpredictable direction, why not at least start the day with your best foot forward: with a healthy breakfast. We've made it easy for you! Whether you're into chia seed pudding, poached eggs, smoothies, or overnight oats, we've provided you with all our favorites. So enjoy!
Here's What You Should Eat Thanksgiving Morning
Mocha Raspberry Overnight Oats
The photo alone is drool-worthy, but it just so happens that this cup of chocolate deliciousness is also full of fiber, good fats, and antioxidants. Here's this make-ahead, gluten-free, and vegan recipe.
Pumpkin Flax Pancakes
For those of us who love pumpkin everything, you'll adore this fluffy variation made with flaxseed eggs. Here's the recipe.
Red Pepper and Zucchini Frittata
When it comes to maintaining a healthy Thanksgiving Day, get ahead while you can. With the veggie- and protein-rich start, you'll be full until it's go time. Here's the recipe.
Blueberry Muffin Smoothie
It may not be an actual muffin, but it certainly taste like one. Plus, it's got way more fiber and antioxidants than you could ask for. Here's the recipe.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins
This relatively low sugar muffin is a total crowd pleaser, especially for anyone who loves peanut butter and chocolate. And you've got the potassium and protein to keep you going! Here's the recipe.
The bright-yellow color pretty much says it all! This detoxifying breakfast is full of vitamin C and anti-inflammatory qualities, perfect for keeping your immune system up and running while in the presence of so many family members. Here's the recipe.
Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes
These pancakes are packed with not only protein but beta-carotene too! Plus, this recipe is the ideal option for when you've got any extra taters hanging around. Here's the recipe.
Sweet Potato "Toast" with Avocado, Cucumber, Smoked Salmon, and Poached Egg
This protein-rich sweet and salty brekkie option is ideal, especially if you've woken up hungry and can't wait to get started on your Thanksgiving meal. Here's the recipe.
Chocolate Chia Cup
A little bit of chia, chocolate, and beets a day keeps the doctor away. This morning meal filled with anti-aging properties, fiber, omega-3s and 6s will certainly get relatives jealous of how're kick-starting your T-day the healthy way. Here's the recipe.
With only six ingredients, this smoothie couldn't be easier to blend together! It's one of our faves, and we're certain it will be one of yours, too. Here's the recipe.
Savory Yogurt Bowl
When you know there's pie coming your way (or you've got little time to spare), might be nice to turn your protein-packed sweet yogurt bowl into something savory, and that just happens to take no prep time at all. Here's the recipe.