It’s well known that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What is also really important is eating healthy, whether you’re trying to lose weight or not. Don’t miss out on starting your day with a good breakfast and try these delicious and healthy breakfast ideas.
- Strawberry Parfaits
This is an easy idea for a breakfast; it’s creamy, smooth and simple. You can satisfy your craving for sweets with a breakfast that tastes like dessert. It’s only 169 calories and you will need few ingredients such as, of course, strawberries, granulated sugar, ricotta cheese, cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, whipped topping and if you like, you can add slivered almonds. All of these go in a cup. There’s no exact recipe so you can find different variations on the internet. You can mix and match to get the perfect for you or the easiest one, if you’re lazy in the morning (who isn’t).
- Orient Express Oatmeal
It has 420 calories and will keep you full until lunch. Orient express oatmeal is perfect for when you’re short on time and want something to prepare you for war, I mean, the day. With only 4 minutes and a few ingredients you will be done for the morning. You will need instant oatmeal, almond milk, sliced almonds, powdered ginger, honey, low fat Greek yogurt, ground flaxseed, a pretty microwavable bowl and you’re ready to go.
- Multigrain Blueberry Waffles
With only 221 calories, these waffles are low in fat and good for your body, perfect for a lazy day. For the mix you’ll need whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, rolled oats, skim milk, egg whites, vegetable oil, blueberries, brown sugar is optional and of course, a heated waffle iron. In just 5 minutes you will have a healthy and tasty breakfast.
- Sunrise Sandwich with Turkey, Cheddar and Guacamole
This is an upgraded version of the Egg McMuffin, with lean turkey instead of Canadian bacon and only 360 calories. You’ll need at hand, olive oil, an egg, smoked turkey breast, cheddar, tomato, whole-wheat English muffin guacamole and salt and pepper to taste. You could eat this at home or on the go if you’re in a hurry. Good for the body and good for the day.
- Breakfast smoothie
A healthy smoothie is always a good option for a fast and very tasty breakfast. There are many recipes and variations out there but the one her is all about berries. With a ripe banana, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries or raspberries, apple juice or water, honey and your blender you’ll be ready to go. Yummy, I’m craving one of these right now.
As you can see these 4 breakfast ideas are not only tasty and healthy but very easy to prepare, so even when you’re short on time you will be able to give your body what it needs and more importantly, not skip your breakfast. Remember to keep fruits and vegetables in your kitchen they will be your best friends in the mornings, with the same ingredients used in these meals you can mix and match and make your own ones so you will never get bored.