Healthy breakfast foods are an essential for everyone as these are the ones that keep you energized during the day. It is what keeps you going, and it is essential for you to meet your body’s daily nutritional needs, you are assured of feeling happy and more energized during the day. By eating breakfast daily, you get to have the right amount of nutrients in your body which can benefit your overall health.
If you skip breakfast on a regular basis, you probably are familiar with the slight headache and the attack of weakness that occurs halfway through the morning. The reason this happens is because you didn’t eat breakfast. Did you know eating breakfast helps improve concentration, memory and even helps boost your mood. Finding a simple, healthy breakfast that works for your busy schedule is quite easy.
Lately I’ve been on the search for variety in meals for my family. Let’s start with Breakfast! I try to make a balanced breakfast with protein, whole grain carb, some healthy fat, and fruit. It fills my family up until lunch time on school days. Below are some easy healthy breakfast ideas that meet your body’s daily nutritional needs perfect for you family – so no more excuses for skipping breakfast.
1. Eggs with avocado
This breakfast tastes great and can be made within a couple of minutes. I love avocado and it’s no secret that avocado is one of my fav! Avocados are packed with nutrients and vitamins, making them super healthy, and they taste really good! The avocado is full of healthy fats, and the egg provides you with some protein you need to fuel your body well for the day. Try these menu ideas
- Hard Boiled Eggs with Avocado Toast
- Poached eggs with avocado
2. Boiled eggs and soldiers
Super quick and easy menu, kids would love. So simple, start with cook the eggs in boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Toast the slices of bread ( try wholemeal bread ) then spread with sunflower spread. Cut the toast into soldiers ( 3-3-4 strips ) and serve with the boiled eggs.
3. Beyond the Cereal
Some cereals can be a great choice for a quick and healthy start to your day. Of course, you need to avoid cereals that are high in sugars. Whole grain varieties that pack in fiber and protein make great choices. Be sure to read the label, though – many so-called “healthy” cereals are packed with sugar.
Many people, though, don’t like having cereal in the mornings. The good news is that there are plenty of other quick and healthy recipes that you can use for a great breakfast. If cold cereal isn’t your thing, consider warm oatmeal or even cream of wheat for breakfast. Making your own oatmeal from scratch doesn’t take much more time than using “instant”, flavored oatmeal packets – and it is much cheaper and healthier. Add some berries and milk and you have a wonderfully tasty breakfast that doesn’t take too much time to make.
Oatmeal is great, get the old fashioned oats, takes just five minutes to cook on the stove or microwave, stir in peanut butter, or a scoop of whey protein powder, top with a few nuts, sweeten with stevia or honey, serve with sliced apples or berries. If you suffer with IBS, try oatmeal for your breakfast. soluble fiber in oatmeal, can be soothing for diarrhea in that it helps bind loose stools.
If you have really busy mornings, you may need some breakfast recipes that are fast and easy to make. Try toast with slice of banana or any fruit or Scrambled eggs. More ideas of Toast with topping click here.
6. Pancakes – Waffles
When you have absolutely no time in the morning, prepare these ahead of time. On a day when you have some extra time, make a big batch of pancakes or waffles. Freeze them. Later in the week, all you’ll have to do is pop them in the toaster for a quick and tasty breakfast. Or whip up a batch of healthy bran muffins at the beginning of the week and enjoy them all week long without a hassle. Try these ideas
- Multigrain pancakes with fruit and yogurt
- Buckwheat pancakes with pecans
- A whole-grain waffle with peanut butter
7. Bagels – Crackers
- Whole-wheat crackers, bagels or 100% whole wheat bread with peanut butter or almond nut butter add a banana or apple
- A whole-wheat vegetarian sandwich on a bagel with hummus, fresh spinach, romaine lettuce, tomato, cucumber
Omelet is another healthy breakfast treat that could start your day. It could give you your needed protein in order for you to get your day right. Try add vegetable such as spinach, tomatoes or cress to gain fiber your need.
9. Yogurt with fruit
Greek yogurt is amazing because it is full of protein, it is great for breakfast with fruit, and slice of wholemeal toast.
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