Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The food you eat provides nourishment and energy to jump-start your mornings. Ideally, the best types of breakfasts are healthy, yet simple and easy to make.
If you’re struggling to decide what to eat for breakfast, we listed 5 recommendations below.
- Chia Seed Pudding: this quick meal can be prepared overnight; simply add chia seeds and your choice of milk to a jar and refrigerate it for a few hours. 1 tablespoon of chia seeds to every ¼ cup of milk is the recommended ratio, however you could adjust these measurements according to your desired taste and consistency. This meal is high in fiber, protein, and healthy fats. Top it off with your favorite fruits, vanilla extract, or dried coconut flakes.
- Oatmeal or Overnight Oats: oats are one of the most nutritious breakfast foods you could have. They’re low in saturated fats and cholesterol and rich in fiber and minerals. Oats are a versatile food that can be prepared in various ways; you could make overnight oats by soaking it in milk and leaving it to refrigerate overnight. Alternatively, you could also prepare oatmeal by adding your oats to hot water or milk. Top off your oats with fruits, seeds, nut butters, spices, or vanilla extract.
- Greek Yogurt: this is an excellent source of calcium, vitamins and protein. In fact, Greek yogurt has less sugar and contains twice the amount of calcium as regular yogurt. It’s also rich in probiotic cultures, which are great for supporting a healthy gut. Top your yogurt with your favorite granola, berries, and a drizzle of honey for a delicious and nutritious breakfast.
- Egg Frittata: frittatas are quick and easy to make with endless topping possibilities. It’s a hearty meal with similar ingredients to omelettes, however the difference is that frittata toppings are mixed into the eggs, cooked over low heat, and are then transferred to bake in an oven. Frittatas are loaded with veggies, protein, and healthy fats.
- Veggie Breakfast Bowl: a veggie bowl is an excellent and easy way to get your daily serving of vegetables. Just toss your ingredients onto a stovetop pan, mix with olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste. Some tasty options for ingredients include: mushrooms, spinach, cauliflower, chickpeas, brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, cherry tomatoes, and many more.