Stack your plate for a summer day of energy and nourishment. Here are 13 delicious summer breakfast ideas for good mornings.

Tired of the same-ole, same-ole for your summer breakfast meal? Shake things up with these easy, yummy a.m. starters and deliciously healthy recipes. These are sure to win over even the pickiest eaters, since there’s something for everyone.


Here’s 13 Summer Breakfast Ideas Your Family Will Love:

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1. Copycat Jamba Juice Aloha Pineapple Smoothie

Nothing says healthy summer breakfast like an ice-cold smoothie, but there’s no need to splurge on the store-bought version when you can replicate it at home. Jamba Juice addicts can whip up this fruity concoction in the blender in just five minutes. The tropical flavors may just transport you to some beach, somewhere.

Pineapple smoothie

Recipe and photo via Six Sister’s Stuff.

Photo: Six Sister’s Stuff

If a smoothie in a glass is too ho-hum for you, try the latest breakfast craze: Smoothie bowls. Packed with the same delightful flavors but in a Pinterest-worthy presentation, these healthy treats are a stellar way to impress the kids in a snap.

Smoothie bowl

Recipe and photo via Bakerita.

Photo: Bakerita

With just 15 minutes of prep time, this beautiful summer bake is an easy and delicious weekend brunch dish, or a perfect picnic dessert.

Breakfast bake

Recipe and photo via Eazy Peazy Mealz.

Photo: Eazy Peazy Mealz

Late spring and early summer is peak harvest time for asparagus and artichoke, which add a sophisticated and tasty touch to the classic breakfast casserole.

Asparagus and artichoke casserole

Recipe via Closet Cooking.

Photo: Closet Cooking

Now, here’s a way to get kids to eat a healthy breakfast: Disguise it as popsicles! Made in five minutes (with four hours of freeze time) using just five ingredients, these are the perfect way to keep your cool in the hot summer months.

Yogurt popsicles

Recipe and photo via I Heart Naptime.

Photo: I Heart Naptime

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6. Quinoa Fruit Salad

Salad for breakfast? For sure, when it’s packed with fresh summer fruit and quinoa, and topped off with a delectable honey lime dressing.

Fruit salad

Recipe and photo via The Recipe Critic.

Photo: The Recipe Critic

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7. Zucchini Bread Oatmeal

For a healthier take on zucchini bread (and a good way to use up the summer squash), try sneaking the vegetable into warm and hearty oatmeal.

Zucchini bread oatmeal. Summer breakfast idea

Recipe and photo via Oat and Sesame.

Photo: Oat and Sesame

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8. Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Fruit-filled breakfast bars are the perfect make-ahead morning treat. Even better? They’re pretty enough to bring to bake sales or birthday parties.

Strawberry oat bars

Recipe and photo via Yummiest Food.

Photo: Yummiest Food

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9. Slowcooker French Toast

When you want to indulge your sweet tooth (or just make the kids super happy), here’s a French toast casserole recipe you can leave in the fridge overnight and pop into the slow cooker in the morning.

French toast casserole

Recipe and photo via Savory Nothings.

Photo: Savory Nothings

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10. Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are all the rage for a good reason: They’re fast, easy and yummy. Add some blueberries and strawberries and you’ve got a breakfast that looks as good as it tastes.

Breakfast for summer

Recipe and photo via Kristine’s Kitchen.

Photo: Kristine’s Kitchen

Sometimes you’ve just got to indulge your itch to bake something sweet, and these peach scones are a delightful way to do just that.


Recipe and photo via A Latte Food.

Photo: A Latte Food

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12. Avocado Toast

Avocado toast has gotten a bad rap lately, but we still think it’s a tasty and easy breakfast or snack, especially when it’s topped with an egg for an added punch of protein.


Recipe and photo via Blackberry Babe.

Photo: Blackberry Babe


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13. Strawberry Crisp

For another delicious breakfast dish that doubles as a perfect picnic dessert, try this (healthy!) strawberry crisp.

Summer breakfast idea

Recipe and photo via The Seasoned Mom.

Photo: The Seasoned Mom

Vitamin & Me: Nourishing Summer Breakfast Ideas

Starting your day off on the right, nourished note is key for your metabolism, energy and insulin levels. Our team at Vitamin & Me knows that it can be easy to sleep in and ditch breakfast altogether in the summer, but we hope these 13 summer breakfasts gave you the most inspiration! Plus, these are easy recipes for your little ones too. Sometimes, squeezing fruits and vegetables into their diets can be tricky.

Well-rounded nutrition is of the utmost importance for healthy growth for kids. If you have a picky eater, that’s where a multivitamin can come into handy! We recommend these yummy gummies, or liquid vitamin D or omega-3 make it easy to sneak in health into juices or smoothies!

If you don’t know where to start, for yourself or your kiddo, our founder Jessica Houston created a personalized vitamin quiz, which will pair you with just the supplement you need for your unique health needs. Still have questions? Drop us a line at

We’d love to hear from you if you tried one of these delicious recipes! Tag us or leave us a comment @vitaminandme on Instagram or Facebook!

Happy summer!


Written by Audrey Goodson Kingo for Working Mother and legally licensed through Matcha publisher network. Please direct all licensing questions to


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