Add some healthy excitement to your usual morning routine with these easy banana breakfast recipes.
They’re sweet, filling, and more than worth getting up early for.
Besides their sweet, fruity flavor, I like bananas because they give me an excuse to eat dessert in the morning.
From banana bread and cookies to banana muffins and waffles, I just can’t say no!
And because bananas are good for the heart and a great source of potassium, vitamin 6, and fiber, they’re an excellent way to start your day.
So whether you like pancakes, acai bowls, or smoothies, these banana breakfast recipes are sure to satisfy.
30 Best Ever Banana Recipes for Breakfast
1. Banana Breakfast Cookies
If you want to add nutrition to your kids’ diets, these banana breakfast cookies are the way to go.
Loaded with bananas, oatmeal, chopped nuts, and peanut butter, these morsels are packed with nutrition.
But because they’re disguised as cookies (and are so darn delicious), the kids won’t mind.
They’ll love them so much, expect the whole batch to disappear in a snap.
2. Banana Bread Overnight Oats
These overnight oats taste just like your favorite banana bread and are filled with ripe bananas, almond milk, Greek yogurt, cinnamon, and walnuts.
They’re just served in a rustic mason jar instead.
These overnights oats aren’t just packed with flavor but nutrition as well. Plus, they couldn’t be easier to make.
Simply dump all the ingredients into a mason jar and pop it in the fridge. That’s it!
You’ll have a hearty, tasty, and healthy breakfast waiting for you when you wake up – no matter how early or late that may be!
3. Maple-Sweetened Banana Muffins
These banana muffins are wonderfully moist and tender.
The combination of ripe bananas and maple syrup gives them the most delightful flavor.
What blows my mind, though, is that they’re 100% whole grain and naturally sweetened.
Better yet, you just need one bowl and a handful of pantry staples.
4. Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal
This baked oatmeal combines oats, bananas, flax seeds, and peanut butter to create a wholesome breakfast you’ll crave day after day.
It’s super hearty and will easily keep you full until your next meal.
The flavors and textures are also on point. Creamy with a pleasant chew from the oats, it’s pretty close to perfect.
5. Banana Spinach Smoothie
For those who prefer to drink breakfast, this smoothie is a must-try.
I once thought all green smoothies should be avoided. Admittedly, I wasn’t always a fan of leaves in beverages.
But it turns out, adding sweet bananas will make the most vegetal-tasting smoothie into a sweet, milkshake-like treat.
Don’t believe me? Try this spinach-banana smoothie and see for yourself.
6. Banana Pancakes
Instead of topping your pancakes with slices of bananas, why not add them right into the batter?
This will make them taste tropical in every bite.
These pancakes are crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and bursting with banana goodness.
Plus, it makes the typically unhealthy breakfast a little bit more nutritious (unless you smother them with Nutella, that is!).
7. Banana Oat Waffles
Don’t you just hate healthy recipes requiring many unheard-of ingredients and complicated steps?
Well, with this recipe, you won’t have to worry about any of that. Instead, you can enjoy decadent waffles without the guilt!
Here, you’ll only need six staples and 15 minutes.
Made with oats, bananas, and eggs, these waffles are hella healthy.
8. High Protein & Anti Hangover Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich
Looking for an easy-peasy recipe to cure your hangover? Try this peanut butter and banana sandwich.
Packed with sodium and potassium, this sandwich will hydrate your intoxicated body right up!
Most importantly, this sandwich is so easy to make, you can whip it up even with your eyes closed.
9. Hawaiian Banana Bread
No matter the season or time of day, having some banana bread is always a good idea.
While technically a breakfast food, I don’t mind having it for my afternoon snack or dessert!
And this recipe is a little different from the usual chocolate chip or walnut.
Loaded with crushed pineapple, it’s insanely tender and tropical.
Fluffy, moist, and bursting with flavor, it’s what sweet dreams are made of.
10. Banana Carrot Muffins
Thanks to the bananas and carrots, these muffins are ridiculously moist. But at the same time, they also have a nice chew from the rolled oats.
Together, the combo makes a beautiful balance of textures.
Feel free to mix in walnuts, chocolate chips, or raisins for extra chewiness and crunch.
But to be honest, they’re sensational as is.
Who knew healthy could taste this good?
11. Banana Porridge
Does anyone really like oatmeal on its own? It’s kind of…meh.
Luckily, you can make the most mouthwatering bowl with just three simple ingredients!
Rich, creamy, chewy, and oh-so-tasty, all you need is ripe bananas, cinnamon, and honey
While there’s nothing new about this flavor combination, it also never disappoints.
12. One Bowl Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Muffins
Banana muffins are already fantastic but add blueberries to the picture, and they become phenomenal.
Honestly, I can’t think of a better fruit-berry combination than bananas and blueberries. Together, this duo creates magic.
And these muffins are the perfect example.
They’re undeniably delicious and insanely moist. Trust me, one won’t be enough.
13. Baby Led Weaning Banana and Spinach Pancakes
Are you trying to wean your baby off breast milk? Then these pancakes are for you.
To be clear, though, these pancakes are for every age!
Packed with bananas and spinach, they aren’t just delish, but super nutrish, too.
You’ll need flour, banana, spinach, an egg, and milk. It’s a simple dish, but it definitely delivers.
14. Healthy Breakfast Banana Split
Can you imagine waking up to a big old banana split in the morning? That’s got to be every kid’s dream breakfast!
With this recipe, you can turn that dream into a reality.
Well, kind of.
Featuring cottage cheese, nuts, fresh fruits, and berries, this banana split is a healthier version of the quintessential American dessert.
15. Flourless Banana-Quinoa Breakfast Bars
These breakfast bars are carb-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free! So the only question now is: are they any good?
The batter has quinoa and nut butter, making them chewy and creamy with a pleasant nutty flavor.
Meanwhile, the bananas add the perfect amount of sweetness. Yum!
16. Blueberry Banana Smoothie Bowl
Could this smoothie bowl be any prettier?
It’s always nice to start your day with something beautiful and flavorful! And this recipe certainly ticks all those boxes.
Made with a blend of bananas, blueberries, chia, vanilla, and your choice of milk, it’s thick, refreshing, and super filling.
Topped with granola, coconut flakes, and your favorite fresh fruit, this is happiness in a bowl.
17. Healthy Banana Bread
Nothing beats the aroma of freshly baked banana bread. So if you have time to make some first thing, I highly recommend it.
That said, banana bread tastes just as good as it smells – no matter when it’s made.
This recipe is as moist and fluffy as can be.
The combination of bananas, cinnamon, and nutmeg gives it that cozy and warming sweet and spicy flavor you’ll love.
18. Acai Bowl (4 Easy Recipes!)
Is it your first time making an acai bowl? Well, here are four recipes to get you started.
In case you’re unfamiliar, acai (pronounced aa-saa-ee) is a purple berry from the Amazon.
It has flavors similar to blackberries and cocoa and is jam-packed with nutrients.
It’s high in antioxidants, amino acids, omegas 3, 6, and 9, and more! No wonder more and more people are incorporating this superfood into their diets.
These acai bowls aren’t just nutritious but very tasty, too. Think smoothie bowls, but much healthier.
19. Banana Chia Seed Pudding
This pudding is a beautiful mixture of mashed bananas, maple syrup, peanut butter, and chia.
Vanilla and cinnamon are also added for an extra depth of flavor. Jazz it up with fresh berries, toasted nuts, and more peanut butter, and you’ll swoon.
Prep this before bed, and it’s ready to go when you roll out of bed. How easy is that?
20. Peanut Butter and Banana Roll-Ups
How about a round of applause for that stunning presentation? These roll-ups are almost too pretty to eat!
I mean, it’s a banana rolled in sandwich bread and smothered in peanut butter. How can I say no to that?
21. Breakfast Banana Bars
Most breakfast bars call for tons of ingredients, including flour, baking powder, eggs, and more.
You’ll need none of that here! For this recipe, all it takes are bananas, oats, cinnamon, and water.
And surprisingly, the bars are supremely scrumptious!
They’re slightly crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. And that banana and cinnamon combo is superb, too.
22. Banana Cinnamon French Toast
French toast is already pretty indulgent. But if you want to take it up a notch, why not add bananas?
And I don’t just mean throw on some banana slices!
The custard here is made with a puree of bananas, eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon.
Because they’re mixed into the custard, the banana flavor is strong!
23. Banana Cream Sweet Rolls
Here’s something decadent to try this weekend.
Think cinnamon rolls, but with a dreamy banana twist.
Because these are made from scratch, you’ll need a little extra time. That’s why they’re ideal for a lazy Sunday morning.
24. 3-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
There’s never a bad time for cookies! And while these aren’t your typical sugar-filled snacks, they’re still pretty incredible.
A combination of bananas, oatmeal, and chocolate chips, they have everything you can ask for in a classic cookie.
They’re soft, chewy, and crisp around the edges. And the combo of chocolate chips and bananas? To die for!
25. Banana Crumb Coffee Cake
Looking for the perfect coffee pairing? Today’s your lucky day!
If you love coffee, then you have to partner it with this banana crumb cake.
Crumbly and crunchy on top with a wonderfully fluffy base, it’s a textural masterpiece.
The extra sweet, ripe bananas, along with the cinnamon, butter, and vanilla, give the cake a rich yet well-balanced flavor.
26. Nutella Banana French Toast
French toast with Nutella and bananas. I won’t be sharing this, thank you!
Oh, but it doesn’t end there, too.
To make things extra magnificent, the toast is topped with whipped cream, strawberries, and a drizzle of warm maple syrup.
I’m not drooling, you are!
27. Strawberry Banana Shortcakes
This strawberry shortcake is beyond extra. Instead of biscuits, scones, or a cake base, you’ll use moist and fluffy banana bread!
I mean…what could be more scrumptious?
Fluffy banana bread drowned in sweet strawberry syrup and sweetened whipped cream is the dessert of the summer (and the rest of the year, come to think of it!)
28. Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Here’s another winning morning duo that never disappoints: peanut butter and bananas.
They’re so good together they can make anything delicious – from sandwiches to pancakes to smoothies.
This smoothie features just five ingredients, including banana, milk, and honey.
If you want it vegan, go ahead and swap out the milk and replace the honey with agave.
29. 5-Ingredient Banana Flaxseed Waffles
This recipe may not use standard waffle ingredients, but it turns out spectacular.
An odd combo of Greek yogurt, bananas, flax seeds, eggs, and baking powder, they’re surprisingly scrumptious.
They taste just as good as traditional waffles, but the wholesome ingredients make them a lot more nutritious.
30. Peach Banana Smoothie
Last but not least is a smoothie so rich and decadent it tastes like a milkshake.
If you haven’t tried combining peaches and bananas before, here’s your sign to do it.
This combo with milk, yogurt, and sweetener yields a pretty epic smoothie you’ll crave again and again.
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