7 Choose MyPlate Breakfast Ideas

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Eat balanced, healthy and nutritious meals with 7 Delicious choose myplate breakfast ideas, including vegetarian options.

Eating a balanced breakfast is one of the best ways to start your day. When you can eat from all the food groups, you can be sure that you can get the appropriate nutrients you need in a day.

The Choose MyPlate food guide is an excellent tool to keep meals balanced. We have 7 breakfast ideas you’ll want to add to your meal plans.

myplate breakfast idea (Custom)

MyPlate Breakfast #1:

  1. Fruit section:  Berries
  2. Veggie section:  Potatoes
  3. Grains section:  Toast
  4. Protein section:  Scrambled eggs

One of the nice things about eggs is how versatile they are. If you’re not a fan of scrambled eggs, then look at these other ways to cook eggs!

breakfast on #myplate

MyPlate Breakfast #2

  1. Protein section: Hard boiled eggs
  2. Veggie section:  Hashbrowns
  3. Grains section:  Toast with peanut butter
  4. Fruit section:  Peaches
  5. Dairy section:  Yogurt

MyPlate Breakfast #3

  1. Veggie section: Sauteed peppers
  2. Fruit section:  Peaches
  3. Protein section:  Hard cooked egg
  4. Grains section:  Toast

See this post to find low calorie bread that you enjoy!

Myplate Breakfast with pumpkin bread

MyPlate Breakfast #4

  1. Fruit sections:  Blueberries and bananas
  2. Veggie Section:  Mushrooms
  3. Protein section:  Hard cooked egg
  4. Grains section:  Pumpkin bread
myplate egg breakfast

MyPlate Breakfast #5

  1. Fruit section:  Strawberries and apples
  2. Veggie Section:  Sweet potatoes
  3. Protein section:  Scrambled eggs 
  4. Grains section:  Toast strips

Here are some options for incorporating sweet potato into your meals!

choose myplate breakfast

MyPlate Breakfast #6 (Vegetarian)

  1. Fruit section:  Cherries and grapes
  2. Veggie section:  Sweet potatoes and regular potatoes
  3. Grains section:  Waffles
  4. Protein section:  Cashews
Choose MyPlate Breakfast

MyPlate Breakfast #7 (Vegetarian)

  • Fruit section: Strawberries and blueberries
  • Veggie section:  Avocado 
  • Protein section:  Pumpkin seeds
  • Grains section:  Raspberry muffins

This guide can help you be mindful of the macros for the different fruits you include in your breakfast throughout the week!

Here are some of my favorite healthy muffin recipes!


For activities, lesson plans, articles and Choose MyPlate resources, check out the Health Beet Blog here!

 To grab your own plate to follow Choose MyPlate, check out the store here!

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2 Comments

  1. Hi Ann,

    i live in NZ, a little too far from the US!!
    i have been exploring all the info you so kindly share about healthy eating. I am 60 and need to loose at least 10kgs. would you have any recipe books, i could look up here in NZ??

    1. Hi Maria!Thanks for reaching out!Β  I’m so flattered youΒ found me and are enjoying the site!
      I don’t have any cookbooks yet!Β  Hopefully some day soon!

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