12 Breakfast Recipes for Better Focus and Brain Health


1. Nut Butter Overnight Oats

close up of nut butter oernight oats with chopped peanuts and melted peanut butter drizzled on top garnished with blueberries

Not only is this recipe simple to add to your weekday breakfast menu, it has two ingredients that are full of nutrients good for your brain, namely nuts and oats.

Nuts are loaded with healthy, unsaturated fats which are linked to healthy brain function, per the Cleveland Clinic. Plus, oats are rich in fiber, and a diet low in fiber is linked to impaired brain function, per November 2021 research in the journal ​Microbiome​.


2. Eggs Benedict on Avocado Muffins

Salmon and avocado brain food healthy breakfast

Eggs are an excellent source of choline, a nutrient used to make acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is an important neurotransmitter for memory, as well as other brain functions, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

In fact, eating eggs is associated with improved cognitive performance, according to a January 2017 study in ​The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition​.