12 Anti-Inflammatory Raspberry Breakfast Recipes

You’ll look forward to waking up to these nutritionist-approved raspberry breakfast recipes.

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In addition to being delicious, raspberries are an antioxidant-rich food that helps fight inflammation. These berries can neutralize free radicals that damage healthy cells, says Justin Chan, MHSc, RD, CDE.

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“Raspberries also have high levels of anthocyanins, an anti-inflammatory compound that gives the food its distinctive red, purplish-blue hue,” says Raleigh, North Carolina-based nutritionist Grace Hamrick, RD.
We tapped Chan and Hamrick for their recommendations on adding red berries to your breakfast. Find raspberry breakfast recipes below that will keep you energized throughout the morning.

1. Raspberry Banana Bread

Each loaf contains antioxidant-rich raspberries.

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  • 344 calories
  • 5 grams of protein

Bananas aren’t the only fruit in banana bread. Raspberries make a delicious pairing, and this recipe includes a quart of fresh raspberries. “A protective amount is 1 cup of raspberries,” which provides about 65 calories, Hamrick says.

2. Raspberry Chia Pudding

Each serving fills you with 14 grams of protein.

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  • 378 calories
  • 14 grams of protein

If you’re looking to fill your morning with an antioxidant and fiber-rich meal, this Raspberry Chia Pudding has you covered. Each serving contains 378 calories and 14 grams of protein. Between the chia layers is a raspberry compote. You can add more raspberries as a frosting.

3. Raspberry yogurt toast

Greek yogurt and raspberries offer a good source of antioxidants and protein.

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  • 354 calories
  • 18 grams of protein

Toast makes a quick breakfast choice and only takes 10 minutes to prepare. Each slice combines Greek yogurt, cinnamon, maple syrup and a handful of raspberries.

4. High Protein Brownie Batter Overnight Oats

These oats combine raspberries, chocolate, hemp seeds, and Greek yogurt.

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  • 312 calories
  • 16 grams of protein

You can add more protein to your diet with this high protein overnight oats recipe that boasts 16 grams of protein. While some overnight oats don’t offer much in the flavor department, this brownie does taste like it. It’s like having dessert for breakfast.

5. Raspberry Cheese Overnight Oats

Satisfy your sweet tooth with Raspberry Cheese Overnight Oats.

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  • 295 calories
  • 9 grams of protein

If you’re craving cheesecake but don’t want the extra calories, try some light overnight oats instead. A mixture of cream cheese, Greek yogurt, and oats gives the dish a cheesy texture, while raspberries add a hint of sweetness. Unlike your typical cafeteria cheesecake, this option has only 295 calories and 9 grams of protein per serving.

6. Chocolate chunk raspberry granola

This recipe contains organic oats, shredded coconut, chocolate and raspberries.

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  • 211 calories
  • 1 gram of protein

Eating cereal can become a regular thing, that’s how delicious this Chocolate Chunk Raspberry Granola is. The recipe consists of organic oats, shredded coconut and cocoa powder. It also calls for freeze-dried raspberries, which minimizes food spoilage, Chan says.

This vegan, three-ingredient jam is ready in about 10 minutes.

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  • 33 calories
  • 1 gram of protein

Jams are high in sugar, but this option is added without sugar. To make the topping, mix together the raspberries, chia seeds, vanilla extract and lemon zest and spread on a piece of risen toast when ready.

8. Berry protein smoothie

This easy-to-make smoothie contains 13 grams of satiating protein thanks to protein powder and almond butter.

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  • 191 calories
  • 13 grams of protein

This rich red smoothie is based on frozen mixed berries. Buying frozen raspberries “maximizes its vitamin and antioxidant potential,” says Chan. “Frozen fruit is usually harvested at peak ripeness and does not need to undergo blanching like vegetables, which can result in loss of vitamins.”

9. Whole wheat pancakes with raspberries

Top the pancakes with a handful of raspberries, which can be eaten raw.

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  • 109 calories
  • 4 grams of protein

With 109 calories and 4 grams of protein per serving, this whole wheat pancake recipe makes for a delicious and nutritious breakfast option. After baking, cakes can be topped with whole raspberries, which are best eaten raw to preserve their nutritional value, Chan says.

10. Hot Pink Chia Berry Smoothie

This chia berry smoothie is gluten-free, vegan, and paleo.

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  • 136 calories
  • 3 grams of protein

This delicious smoothie only requires four ingredients: strawberries, raspberries, bananas, and chia seeds. You can add a scoop of your favorite vegan protein powder for extra filling power.

11. Raspberry White Chocolate Energy Balls

Each serving contains 3 grams of protein for bite-sized fun.

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  • 96 calories
  • 3 grams of protein

If you’re looking for a quick and easy breakfast option, try Raspberry Energy Balls. They’re packed with protein and fiber, making them a healthy on-the-go breakfast or afternoon snack. Each ball is made with oats, coconut, hemp seeds, white chocolate and freeze-dried raspberries.

12. Peanut Butter Cookies Baked Oatmeal

This protein-rich, low-calorie meal will keep you energized throughout the morning.

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  • 540 calories
  • 20 grams of protein

Loaded with rolled oats, peanut butter, and raspberries, this 540-calorie oatmeal will help keep you energized throughout the morning. Not easy to make, this recipe can be made the night before so you don’t miss breakfast the next day.

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