Instead of a pricey hangover brunch, whip up one of these healthy recipes for a breakfast casserole, healthy muffins, banana pancakes, and more
Baked Eggs with Spinach and Tomatoes
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These banana pancakes from Deliciously Ella are vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. They’re also light on the added sugar, with just a couple of tablespoons of maple syrup, honey, or agave to sweeten. And instead of processed white flour, the batter is made with oats, so your brunch will have staying power.
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Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Bake
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A healthy, breakfast-y spin on pumpkin pie, this baked oatmeal dish from Running with Spoons—which has the texture of a muffin—is a perfect way to use up the last of your canned pumpkin left over from holiday baking. Pumpkin lovers, check out these 10 Delicious Ways to Cook Pumpkin.
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Poached Egg and Butternut Squash Breakfast Kale Salad
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Is there any healthier way to kick off 2015 than with a big salad? Didn’t think so. This breakfast salad from Foodie on the Run combines squash, eggs, and kale for a savory, nutrient-packed, delicious morning meal.
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Savory Zucchini Muffins
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This savory zucchini muffin from Breakfast Drama Queen packs plenty of veggies into the batter, and only uses two tablespoons of oil in the entire recipe. The result: healthy and delicious treats.
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Healthy Stuffed French Toast
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This incredibly decadent-looking French toast from Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes is filled with fresh fruit, whole grains, nutritious peanut butter, nuts, and seeds. Make one sandwich and split it with your guy or BFF—it’s hearty enough to feed two. And if that's not enough, see 6 Amazing Vegan Brunch Recipes.
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Mushroom and Feta Breakfast Casserole
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Most breakfast casseroles include bread, but this low-carb, gluten-free, veggie-packed mushroom and feta casserole from Kalyn’s Kitchen focuses on eggs, cheese, and produce. Make it on New Year’s Day and eat the leftovers for a few days, so you can keep your healthy breakfast kick going.
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Eggs Baked in Portobello Mushrooms
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Remember eggs in a frame? Take the nutrition up a notch and swap in immune-boosting portobello mushrooms for bread with this baked eggs dish from the blog Healthy Recipes. (These also make a great dinner.)
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