11 Healthy High Calorie Breakfast Recipes
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And for those trying to gain weight, breakfast can be a great meal to pack in the calories.
In this article we will share 11 healthy high calorie breakfast recipes. These breakfasts are delicious and can help you gain weight with success.
Why Would You Want a Healthy High Calorie Breakfast?
We know it’s far more common to see articles all about healthy low-calorie breakfast ideas. But the truth is not everyone needs to lose weight. In fact, there are many people out there trying to gain weight. Or at the very least stop losing unintended weight loss.
A healthy high calorie breakfast can help someone who is underweight or experiencing unintended weight loss meet their weight gain goals.
High Calorie Diet
The key to gaining weight is to follow a high calorie diet. Nearly all foods contain calories, though they can vary in how much they contain. For example, celery is well known for being low in calories. Avocado, on the other hand, is very high in heart healthy calories.
If you want to gain weight, you absolutely need to be consuming more calories than your body is using to function. You can learn more about high calorie foods here.
High Calorie Breakfast Foods
Breakfast is the perfect meal for meeting your weight gain goals. Many people wake up hungry and ready to eat. And many breakfast foods contain high calorie ingredients.
Example of high calorie foods used in breakfast include:
- Whole fat milk
- Nut Butters
The possibilities for healthy high calorie breakfast ideas are really limitless. The recipes in this article are mean to inspire and encourage you to continue creating delicious high calorie meals.
11 Healthy High Calorie Breakfast Ideas
Without further ado, here are our healthy high calorie breakfast recipes:
- Breakfast Chia Pudding Parfait
- High Protein Banana Nut Muffins
- Breakfast Casserole Cups
- High Calorie Overnight Oats
- Cherry Parfait
- High Calorie Egg Breakfast
- Coconut Oil Smoothie
- High Calorie Peach Muffins
- Summer Vegetable Frittata
- Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast
- Date and Walnut Loaf
These recipes are featured on our sister website, High Calorie Recipes. High Calorie Recipes continues to be updated. Be sure to check back for more healthy high calorie breakfast ideas!
Breakfast Chia Pudding Parfait
Our Breakfast Chia Pudding Parfait combines heart healthy omega-3 fats, delicious fresh fruit, and tasty coconut milk.
This recipe is entirely plant based and easy to make.
A serving provides 306 calories with 7 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: Breakfast Chia Pudding Parfait
High Protein Banana Nut Muffins
Muffins are a great breakfast option that you can make in advance.
Our High Protein Banana Nut Muffins combine wholesome ingredients with a touch of sweetness (by adding some chocolate chips).
One muffin provides 358 calories and 11 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: High Protein Banana Nut Muffin
Breakfast Casserole Cups
Eggs make the perfect base for a healthy high calorie breakfast recipe.
Eggs are high in protein and provide around 80 calories each. Feel free to toss in some extra veggies to your casserole cups for a boost of nutrition.
A single cup provides 249 calories and 12 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: High Calorie Breakfast Casserole Cups
High Calorie Overnight Oats
High calorie overnight oats are so easy. You prep them before you go to sleep and wake up to a tasty healthy high calorie breakfast.
This recipe is entirely plant based.
A serving provides 594 calories and 9 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: High Calorie Overnight Oats
This healthy high calorie breakfast recipe combines Greek yogurt, crunchy granola, chia seeds, and fruit.
This recipe is high in omega-3 fats and loaded with protein.
A serving provides 555 calories and 34 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: Delicious Cherry Parfait
High Calorie Egg Breakfast
This is an easy recipe with minimal prep. All you need is a coffee mug and a microwave!
There are also many options for adding variety to this recipe. From the types of cheeses, meats, and toppings. You won’t easily get bored with this healthy high calorie breakfast recipe!
A serving provides 466 calories and 29 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: High Calorie Egg Breakfast
Coconut Oil Smoothie
I know the name of this smoothie may sound strange, but this is a super healthy and high calorie breakfast option.
Coconut oil adds a punch of calories to this tasty green smoothie. This recipe is also high in fiber, potassium, and vitamin A.
A serving provides 399 calories and 11 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: Coconut Oil Smoothie
High Calorie Peach Muffins
This high calorie peach muffin recipe has a tasty cobbler topping.
You can swap out the peaches for other fruits as desired. Muffins are easy to make in advance and grab on the go.
Each muffin contains 444 calories and 8 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: High Calorie Peach Muffin
Summer Vegetable Frittata
This frittata is jam packed with nutritious vegetables and flavor.
You can switch out the ingredients to add more variety. And eat multiple slices for added calories.
One third of the frittata provides 356 calories and 22 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: Summer Vegetable Frittata
Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast
Peanut butter is high in heart healthy fats and calories.
This recipe is a little higher in carbohydrates, fat, and sugar than other recipes, but it does make for a tasty treat. And it is very high in calories to promote weight gain.
One serving contains 789 calories and 21 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast
Date and Walnut Loaf
This recipe is a fun twist on classic banana bread.
It contains dates which are sweet and high in calories along with walnuts which are high in heart healthy calories.
One serving contains 630 calories and 14 grams of protein.
Check out the recipe here: Date and Walnut Loaf
Additional Healthy High Calorie Breakfast Recipes
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Healthy High Calorie Recipes Conclusion
We hope these healthy high calorie recipes have served as a tasty inspiration to help you along your weight gain journey. Be sure to visit our sister website, High Calorie Recipes, for more inspiration.
Best of luck!