5 Quick and Healthy Breakfasts
Have you ever been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Without breakfast, you tend to overeat at night which can undue all of your hard work for eating healthy throughout the day. Here are 5 quick and healthy breakfasts which will keep you fueled and full through lunch, keeping you on track all day long.
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Oatmeal is extremely filling and just takes a few minutes to make. Oatmeal is full of fiber and protein which is exactly what you need right when you wake up. All of the nutritional benefits also make it a great post-workout meal. Try adding cocoa powder, peanut butter and banana for a guilt free treat!
2. Fruit Cereal
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Most cereals are loaded with sugar and unnecessary calories that you definitely don’t need first thing in the morning. Opt for a low calorie version and create your own! Try a sugar free granola or cereal and add some blueberries, strawberries and banana. Top it off with some almonds or coconut and you have a nutritious bowl of cereal.
3. Egg White Omelet
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Egg whites are also another great option for breakfast. By doing away with the yolk, you can lower your cholesterol while still having that delicious omelet you love. Egg whites are low in calories as well, so you can start your day off right. Add in some low-fat cheese, spinach and tomatoes to your omelet, and you’ll feel full until lunch.
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Smoothies are the perfect option for those on-the-go mornings, and you can do just about anything to fit your tastes. Try a smoothie made with almond milk, banana, strawberries and spinach or water, apples, carrots and ginger. Add in some low-fat yogurt or soft tofu for protein and you’re ready to go!
5. Avocado Toast
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Avocado toast is quick and easy and is great for when you want something a bit more savory. Make sure to use a low calorie bread, like Sarah Lee 45 Calorie Bread. All you have to do is toast the bread, spread some mashed avocado, add a few slices of tomato, sprinkle on a bit of salt and pepper and breakfast is ready!