10 Best Liquid Breakfast Ideas and Recipes

Healthy and nutritious breakfast is the most important meal during the day, but very often we need to consume breakfast in a hurry or on the run. So, if you need something quick in the morning, then liquid breakfast is a great choice for you. Liquid breakfasts are very popular nowadays, especially for busy people who don’t have time for sitting down and enjoying in their breakfast. Liquid breakfasts have a lot of medicinal benefits. They are high in fibre, which improves digestive health and reduces bad cholesterol. Also, liquid breakfasts contain slow carbohydrates which will hold you over until your next meal.

You can buy liquid breakfast in a carton, but you can also prepare it at home. Liquid breakfasts that we buy can be overly sweet and they also can be quite artificial. We recommend you to make liquid breakfast all alone. Liquid breakfasts are much healthier and made from simple ingredients. You should prepare it the night before, so that in the morning you can only grab it and drink on your way to work or college. Below we will present you some ideas and recipes for healthy liquid breakfasts.

Ideas and Recipes

Smoothies are the best choice for liquid breakfasts, but you can also prepare low-fat yogurt thinned with fruit juice or a thinned oatmeal porridge. You must be sure that your liquid breakfast will fill you up and always try to use organic ingredients. While preparing, you should avoid sugar and choose some of the natural no-calorie sweeteners, such as stevia.

Recipe 1 – Oat Berry Smoothie

Oat Berry SmoothieWith this recipe you will make 2 serves, so you can drink one on the first morning and the other on the next morning. It is important to keep this liquid breakfast in the fridge. Due to the fibre, this liquid breakfast regulates bowel working and prevents constipation. Also, it can lower the bad cholesterol.


  • 2 cups of low-fat milk
  • ½ cup of frozen mixed berries
  • ½ cup of yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of oats
  • 1 tablespoon of fibre (wheat germ, oat bran, ground linseed or psyllium husks)

Way of Preparation:

Place in a blender all the ingredients and blend until smooth.

Recipe 2 – Oat, Berry and Banana Smoothie

Oat, Berry and Banana SmoothieThis breakfast is much healthier than any liquid breakfast that you can buy. Also, this liquid breakfast will keep you full for a long period of time.


  • 1/3 cup of instant oats
  • 1 teaspoon of instant coffee
  • 1/3 cup of boiling water
  • 50 g of frozen blueberries
  • 50 g of frozen raspberries
  • 60 g of banana
  • 2/3 cup of milk
  • 3 teaspoons of chia seeds

Way of Preparation:

Put the water in the kettle and let it boil. In the meantime, take a jug and put the oats and coffee powder in it. Then, you can add the boiling water and let it sit for about 1-2 minutes. After that, add the rest of the ingredients and blend them. Pour the drink into a glass and enjoy in your breakfast.

Recipe 3 – Quick Start Breakfast Drink

Quick Start Breakfast Drink with PineappleIngredients:

  • 2 cups of pineapple juice
  • 2 cups of vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup of hulled strawberries
  • 2 bananas
  • ¼ cup of wheat germ
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Way of Preparation:

Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend to desired consistency.

Recipe 4 – Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie


  • 2 bananas
  • 2 cups of milk
  • ½ cup of peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 2 cups of ice cubs

Way of Preparation:

Blend all the ingredients about 30 seconds and your healthy breakfast is ready.

Recipe 5 – Gordon’s Berry Breakfast Drink

Gordon’s Berry Breakfast DrinkIngredients:

  • ¾ cup of chilled orange juice
  • 1/3 cup of chilled pineapple juice
  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup of frozen sliced strawberries
  • ½ of sliced banana
  • 2 cups of vanilla yogurt

Way of Preparation:

Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. This drink will be very thick and you should serve it immediately.

Recipe 6 – Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana SmoothieIngredients:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • Several ice cubes

Way of Preparation:

You just need to blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. You can also add your favorite vanilla or chocolate protein. That will give you more energy and make you full.

Recipe 7 – Yogurt Bowl

Yogurt BowlIngredients:

  • 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen fruits
  • 1 cup of milk or yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds
  • 1 tablespoon of flax oil

Way of Preparation:

Place all the ingredients in a blender. Enjoy in you breakfast smoothie.

Recipe 8 (Blended Waffles)


  • Waffles with added honey and butter
  • ½ cup of warm apple juice
  • ½ cup of warm water

Way of Preparation:

Place waffles on the plate, add butter and honey. Cut waffles into small pieces and put them in a blender. Add apple juice and warm water and blend it all together.

Recipe 9 – Chocolate Oatmeal Morning Drink

Chocolate Oatmeal Morning DrinkIngredients:

  • Cooked oatmeal
  • ½ banana
  • 1 cup grated dark chocolate
  • 1 cup of apple juice
  • A little honey

Way of Preparation:

Blend all the ingredients together and enjoy in your healthy liquid breakfast.

Recipe 10 – Sweet Potato Peanut Soup

A delicious Sweet Potato Peanut Soup is also a great choice for liquid breakfast. Due to peanuts, you will get enough fat and protein, while sweet potatoes will give you slow burning carbs and fiber. Coconut milk is a great source of energy.


  • Sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups of peanuts
  • 4 cups of coconut milk

Way of Preparation:

You just need to mix all these ingredients together and you will get delicious and healthy breakfast. Add a little water if it is necessary.

Although liquid breakfasts are healthy, some health experts consider that liquid breakfasts shouldn’t replace traditional breakfasts. They recommend eating liquid breakfasts occasionally, not on a regular basis. This is especially important for children, because they have to develop healthy eating habits, such as sitting down and enjoying a nutritious breakfast. Despite of these facts, the popularity of liquid breakfasts is undeniable.