Quick, Easy And Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Every Day

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Let's talk about the importance of breakfast. Breakfast is often touted as the most important meal of the day, and for good reason. After fasting for 8 hours or more while you sleep, your body needs fuel to start your day off right. Skipping breakfast can lead to low energy levels, mood swings, and even weight gain due to over consuming too many calories later on. However, we all know that sometimes life gets in the way and we just don't have the time to make a proper breakfast- that's where these quick and easy breakfast ideas come in. They’re perfect for those who are often on the go and don't have the luxury of spending hours in the kitchen.

Smoothies - The Ultimate Breakfast Hack
One option that is perfect for when you're short on time is a smoothie. Not only are they quick and easy to make, but they're also super versatile and can be customized to your tastes. All you need is a blender, some fruit and/or veggies, and a liquid base such as milk, yogurt, or coconut water. You can even add in some protein powder, nuts, or seeds to boost nutrition and make it more filling. Some of great smoothie combinations include:
  • This peanut butter banana smoothie recipe
  • Blueberries, strawberries, yogurt, and honey
  • Mango, pineapple, coconut milk, and chia seeds

Overnight Oats - The Make-Ahead Breakfast

Oats are one of the best things you can eat in the morning, but if you don’t have time to cook and cool porridge then overnight oats are ideal. This is a make-ahead breakfast that you can prepare the night before and grab on your way out the door in the morning.

To make overnight oats, simply mix together oats, milk, yogurt, and any toppings you like, such as fruit, nuts, or honey. Let it sit in the fridge overnight, and in the morning, you'll have a delicious and filling breakfast waiting for you. Some fantastic overnight oats combinations include:
  • Apple cinnamon oats with sliced apples, cinnamon, and honey
  • Peanut butter banana oats with mashed bananas, peanut butter, and chocolate chips
  • Blueberry almond oats with blueberries, almonds, and vanilla extract

Egg Muffins - The Protein-Packed Breakfast

If you're looking for a more savory option that is also low carb, egg muffins are a great choice. These are essentially mini quiches that you can make ahead of time, stock in your freezer and grab on the go.

To make egg muffins, simply whisk together eggs and any toppings you like, such as cheese, veggies, or ham. Pour the mixture into a muffin tin and bake in the oven until set. Some tasty egg muffin combinations include:
  • Spinach and feta egg muffins
  • Broccoli and cheddar egg muffins
  • Ham and mushroom egg muffins

Yogurt Parfait - The Protein-Packed and Creamy Breakfast

A yogurt parfait is a quick and easy breakfast that is perfect for those who want something creamy and protein-packed. Simply layer yogurt, granola, and fruit in a jar or bowl, and you're good to go. You can also add some honey or maple syrup for sweetness, or some nuts for crunch. Some ideas to try include:
  • Coconut yogurt, pineapple, sliced banana, and coconut flakes drizzle with honey
  • Greek yogurt, mixed berries and granola drizzled with maple syrup
  • Vanilla flavoured yogurt, chopped nuts and sliced banana drizzled with agave

What’s your favorite quick and easy breakfast?

This is a contributed post.

1 comment

Jackie Harrison said...

Great ideas love smoothies and egg bites which you could make ahead and freeze.