Looking for some healthy breakfast inspiration? Or a sweet snack full of wholesome ingredients? See our healthy oat recipes featuring easy porridge, smoothies, granola and more. Try one of our healthy bakes including cookies, flapjacks and muffins for a satisfying snack.


For even more recipes, see our best healthy breakfast ideas, easy healthy baking recipes, best healthy fruit recipes and recipes with chia seeds.

Healthy oat recipes

Mocha porridge

Morning porridge tastes so much more exciting when you add cocoa powder, espresso, almond milk, dates and cinnamon. The perfect vegan start to the day.

Two bowls of porridge with toppers on the side

Overnight oats

Our healthy and no-fuss breakfast can be prepped in just five minutes the night before, ready for you in the morning.

a bowl of oats next to plates of berries, yogurt and chopped nuts on a red napkin

Baked oats

Serve these baked oats with nuts, berries and yogurt for a simple, speedy and satisfying breakfast.

Baking tin filled with golden baked oats on a linen napkin next to a plate of cherries and chopped nuts and a bowl of yogurt

Oat and fig cookies

Taking just 25 minutes to make, these pretty oat cookies are ideal for feeding last-minute guests.

A wire rack topped with fig cookies on a grey background

Blueberry smoothie and granola bowls

Try this vibrant smoothie bowl with crunchy granola, blueberries and shaved coconut for a vibrant vegan brunch.

Blueberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Granola

Healthy cookies

Craving cookies but don't fancy the calories? Bake a batch of these healthy treats made with muesli, wholemeal flour and rapeseed oil, with a touch of honey for sweetness.

A fresh batch of muesli cookies

Healthy muffins

Bursting with banana and pineapple, and gently spiced with cardamom and cinnamon, these vegan crumble muffins make for a moreish afternoon snack.

Three golden muffins in paper cases on a pale blue napkin

Berry and nut butter porridge

Packed with nuts, fruit and oats, this hearty bowl is perfect for a post-workout breakfast.

Berry porridge with nut butter in two bowls

Healthy apple crumble

A healthier take on classic apple crumble, this recipe tops soft cinnamon apples with a refined sugar-free granola (which also makes a brilliant breakfast).

A green bowl with apple crumble in it

Healthy granola

Start every day the right way with this easy-to-make, healthy granola. Serve with milk or yogurt, and plenty of fresh fruit, for an energising breakfast.

Healthy homemade granola

Rhubarb breakfast pots

Check out these rhubarb pots for a healthy low-cal breakfast. These colourful breakfast pots are simple to make and are high in protein, perfect fuel to start your day.

Rhubarb breakfast pots with granola topping served on a tray

Overnight plum and almond oats

Prep your oats the night before to make this quick and easy vegan breakfast for two. It may be low calorie but it'll leave you feeling satisfied and full until lunchtime.

Healthy Overnight Oats Recipe with Plum and Almond Milk

Apricot, blueberry and almond muffins

Make these fruity almond muffins for an energising breakfast. Banana and yogurt keep them moist, while the butter, ground almonds and oats make them filling. No added sugar means you’re getting the day off to a good start, too.

Almond Breakfast Muffins Recipe with Apricot and Blueberry

Banana smoothie

This plant-based almond milk smoothie combines banana, cinnamon, porridge oats and nutmeg to make a hearty, high-protein and gently spiced shake.

Almond Milk and Banana Smoothie in a Glass

Vegan flapjacks

These dairy-free breakfast bars use dates and nut butter to hold together. Experiment with different seeds and nuts in your next batch of flapjacks, and use agave for a vegan version.

Newsletter Vegan Flapjacks

Bircher muesli with chia seeds

Bircher muesli is a Swiss invention that consists of rolled oats, apple, milk and other ingredients to shake it up – we've used chia seeds, yogurt and some extra fruit. This is best when it's left to soak overnight, so you'll have a healthy, fuss-free breakfast ready to go in the morning.

Bowl of Bircher Muesli with Blueberries, Banana andChia Seeds


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