25 Banana Breakfast Ideas (Healthy + Easy)

If you’re looking for quick, easy and healthy Banana Breakfast Ideas, look no further! These 25 banana breakfast recipes are all made in less than 20 minutes, and will jump start your day with a filling combination of protein, healthy fats, and carbohydrates.

The humble banana is a fantastic jumping off point for a healthy breakfast. Read on to learn how to turn a ripe banana into the perfect morning meal.

PIctures of four easy banana breakfast recipes- banana chia pudding, banana oats, banana splits, and banana chocolate protein shake.

Are bananas good for breakfast?

Bananas are really the MVP of the breakfast world. They’re affordable, accessible year round, and easy to grab and go. They’re also a great source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Of course, bananas are the star of some of our most favorite breakfast treats, like Sour Cream Banana Bread, Banana Crumb Cake, and Banana Nutella Swirl Muffins.

While we love some dessert masquerading as breakfast, most mornings we’re looking for a more nutritious way to start the day. That’s where these Healthy Banana Breakfast Ideas come in!

Bananas are heart healthy, full of potassium and vitamin C, and provide significant energy in the form of carbohydrates. However, they have very little protein or fat to make that energy last.

If you’re looking for banana breakfasts that will keep you full until lunch, try pairing bananas with peanut butter, yogurt, whole grains, nuts, and seeds. Adding these things to a breakfast banana provides long-lasting energy and fullness to start your day.

What can I eat with a banana for breakfast?

If you want to turn a banana into a healthy, filling breakfast, look to add healthy fats, protein, and complex carbs. Here are some great things to pair with a banana:

  • Nuts and nut butters, including peanut butter and almond butter
  • Seeds like flaxseed and hemp
  • High protein grains like quinoa, bulgur, and chia seeds
  • Complex carbs like whole wheat toast and oats
  • High protein dairy like Greek yogurt and milk

Adding these items to a banana will provide a balanced breakfast that will keep you full much longer than a banana by itself.

Luckily, there are many quick and easy banana breakfast recipes that offer protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats! 

Easy Breakfast Idea: Banana Peanut Butter Split

Sliced banana topped with yogurt, honey roasted peanuts, and honey peanut butter drizzle.

One of our absolute favorite ways to eat a banana for breakfast is in a breakfast banana split.

Here’s how to make a peanut butter banana breakfast split!

  1. Peel a ripe banana and slice it in half, placing it in a bowl.
  2. Add about ¾ cups of Greek yogurt.
  3. Combine a Tablespoon of peanut butter with a teaspoon of honey in a small bowl and microwave for 20 seconds, or until pourable. Drizzle the peanut butter honey mixture over the banana.
  4. Top with honey roasted peanuts and granola and enjoy!

25 Easy Banana Breakfast Recipes

These 25 banana breakfast recipes are all made in 25 minutes or less and provide a balanced meal to start the day!

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