Healthy Breakfasts for Less Than $1

It doesn't cost much to make a healthy breakfast. As these recipes and ideas prove, you can get fiber and protein in your morning meal for less than a dollar.

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Avocado Toast + Egg

25 cents + 18 cents + 17 cents

A slice of good, sprouted multigrain toast costs around 25 cents; a slice of avocado, 18 cents and an egg, 17 cents. That's a super-healthy breakfast for well under a dollar (60 cents, to be precise). 

Oatmeal + Milk + Raisins + Walnuts + Carrot (Optional)

3 cents + 25 cents + 3 cents + 50 cents + 10 cents (carrot)

Even with the addition of "pricey" walnuts, you can still get a super-nutritious oatmeal breakfast for 81 cents. Add cinnamon and vanilla to make this extra delicious. Throw in a grated carrot or apple for added nutrition.

English Muffin + Slice of Cheddar (1/2 ounce) + Avocado + Tomato

50 cents + 18 cents + 18 cents + 10 cents

Call it a breakfast pizza or an eggless egg sandwich, but this morning meal is a deal at just 96 cents.

Cereal O's or Bran Flakes + Banana + Milk

13 cents + 20 cents + 25 cents

A bowl of cereal, a serving of fruit and a half cup of milk costs just 58 cents and gives you protein and fiber for a good start to the day.

Multigrain Toast + Ricotta + Peach Slices

25 cents + 20 cents + 50 cents

Mix up your toast topper with nonfat ricotta and fresh (or defrosted frozen) peach slices, for a total of just 95 cents.

Chia Pudding: Chia Seeds + Coconut Milk

50 cents + 35 cents

Brimming with healthy fats and fiber, trendy chia pudding can fill you up for 85 cents. Splurge on some mango for sweetness.

Toast + 1 Tablespoon Tahini + Honey + Cocoa Powder

25 cents + 22 cents + 5 cents + 5 cents

You need only 57 cents for a slice of toast spread with tahini, honey and cocoa powder. Add a banana and a glass of milk for another 70 cents and you’ll have a filling morning meal.

Plain Yogurt + Diced Pear + Toasted Buckwheat

50 cents + 30 cents + 10 cents

Ripe pears sweeten up plain yogurt, and toasted buckwheat adds nutty crunch and fiber, all for 90 cents.

Homemade Cafe au Lait: Coffee + 1/2 Cup Steamed Milk + Banana + Peanut Butter

13 cents + 25 cents + 25 cents + 9 cents

This grab-and-go breakfast gives you what you need (protein, healthy fats and fruit) for 72 cents.

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