Healthy Breakfast Quesadilla Ideas from Ezra Cohen Montreal

Ezra Cohen Montreal Breakfast Quesadilla

If you’ve been following our recipe blog for a while now, then you probably already know that there are tons of creative ways to use Ezra Cohen Montreal nut butters as part of a healthy breakfast. Case in point: our inventive and nutty overnight oat recipes and our much-loved almond butter and yogurt parfait. And now you can add another breakfast staple to the list—these totally customizable and totally healthy breakfast quesadillas.

Breakfast quesadillas made with nut butter instead of cheese are warm, gooey, and an oh-so-satisfying way to start your day. They’re also super easy to adapt to whatever you’re craving (or just whatever happens to be in the fridge). We’ve shared six of our favorite ways to make them below, but feel free to get creative and doctor them however you want. With a jar of Ezra Cohen Montreal nut butter and your favorite toppings, there’s really no way to go wrong.

How to Make Breakfast Quesadillas

These are one of the easiest breakfasts around, requiring just a few ingredients and a skillet.

To do it, take your Ezra Cohen Montreal nut butter and spread it evenly over two 8-inch whole wheat tortillas. Place a skillet large enough to hold the tortillas over medium heat and spray with cooking spray. Once warm, place one tortilla in the skillet with the nut butter side facing up. Place your desired toppings on the tortilla, then top with the other tortilla, nut butter side down. Cook your quesadilla for three minutes on each side, or until the tortilla is lightly browned and the nut butter on the inside is melty.

When finished, remove your quesadilla from the pan and slice and serve. Breakfast quesadillas are great on their own, or you can dip them in whole fat yogurt for added creaminess and a protein boost.

Breakfast Quesadilla Ideas

Now that you know the basics of how to make them, let’s talk about ways to get creative with your breakfast quesadillas. Use the how-to above with any of the below recipe ideas.

Brazil Nut Butter & Banana

¼ cup Ezra Cohen Montreal Brazil Nut Butter
1 banana, sliced
Sprinkle of cinnamon

Praline Pecan Butter with Blueberry and Maple

¼ cup Ezra Cohen Montreal Praline Pecan Butter
¼ cup blueberries
Drizzle of maple syrup

Maple Cashew Butter with Roasted Sweet Potato

¼ cup Ezra Cohen Montreal Maple Cashew Butter
¼ cup roasted sweet potato, diced small
Sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice

Salted Caramel Cashew Butter & Strawberry

¼ cup Ezra Cohen Montreal Salted Caramel Cashew Butter
¼ cup strawberries, chopped
Sprinkle of cinnamon

Almond Butter, Coconut, and Honey

¼ cup Ezra Cohen Montreal Natural Almond Butter
1/8 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
Drizzle of honey

Cashew Butter and Peach

¼ cup Ezra Cohen Montreal Natural Cashew Butter
¼ cup peaches, diced small
Sprinkle of cinnamon

If you want to create your own healthy breakfast quesadilla recipes with Ezra Cohen Montreal nut butters, simply use the basic formula of ¼ nut butter + 1/8 to ¼ cup topping + a little bit of seasoning, such as cinnamon or maple syrup. There’s pretty much no way to go wrong, and it’s a fantastic way to use up fruit that might be getting a little soft.

Be sure to stay up to date with our recipe blog for more great ideas on using nut butters to make healthy meals, snacks, and desserts, and check out our products for even more inspiration. It’s easier than you think to incorporate nut butters into your favorite recipes, and there are so many nutritious benefits to doing so, including a big boost of fiber, magnesium, protein, and other essential nutrients. Nut butters are also a simple way to replace dairy for vegan recipes.

Happy eating!

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Written by Ezra Cohen
Ezra Cohen, food aficionado and entrepreneur created his own line of nut butter. Always curious about new ways to consume nut butter, he shares all his new recipes on this blog! Don't hesitate to comment with your own tips and share online!