5 Healthy Breakfast ideas to boost your morning routine!
Breakfast is an important meal for so many reasons! A nourishing breakfast will boost your metabolism, give you energy to tackle your to-do list, and ultimately set you up for a successful day! Breakfast is the first opportunity you have everyday to make healthy choices that are inline with your goals. Here’s are some of our favourite breakfast recipes so you can stay on track each morning!
1-Bowl Vegan Banana Oat Pancakes
Recipe Source: Minimalist Baker
Why We Love It: These delicious pancakes are packed full of of flavour and can be made in 1-bowl with 9 simple ingredients! This vegan recipe can also be made gluten free depending on your dietary needs. Serve with almond butter and/or pure maple syrup. To compliment the banana flavour, add a small amount of fruit or nuts to the batter!
Pro Tip: This recipe makes 12 pancakes, but if you have leftovers freeze them for up to a month!
Healthy Egg Bake Muffins
Recipe Source: Ambitious Kitchen
Why We Love It: These healthy egg muffins are great for breakfast or a snack anytime! Simply combine all ingredients, bake for 20-25 minutes and serve with avocado or your favourite salsa! This recipe is also a great way to use up extra or leftover veggies.
Pro Tip: If you have leftovers, store them in a glass containers to ensure they stay fresh!
Brownie Batter Overnight Oats
Recipe Source: Chocolate Covered Katie
Why We Love It: Overnight oats are a top choice for breakfast! Take 5 minutes to put this recipe together tonight, and enjoy an easy grab-and-go breakfast in the morning! Overnight oats are also a great choice is because they are highly customizable. This Brownie Batter recipe is flavoured with oats, chia, cocoa powder and coconut oil (yum!) but feel free to modify ingredients to suit your taste. Store in a mason jar or other convenient glass container and refrigerate overnight!
Pro Tip: Experiment with adding nut butter, chopped nuts, seeds, or even fresh fruit in the morning to create variety in your favourite custom breakfast.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Be Well Smoothie
Recipe Source: Be Well By Kelly
Why We Love It: Another easy recipe with only 5 ingredients! This smoothie is protein packed and has the delicious classic flavour of PB&J! Flax and chia seeds provide fibre to keep you full, and fresh or frozen strawberries can be used depending on your desired consistency. To ensure the best quality of ingredients be sure to use only no sugar add peanut butter!
Pro Tip: All the smoothie recipes of Be Well By Kelly contain a serving protein, fibre, greens and healthy fats! Check out her other smoothie recipes!
Healthy Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Bowls
Recipe Source: Food Folks and Fun
Why We Love It: This recipe calls for eggs, salsa, cilantro, lime and black beans. Add avocado for a serving of healthy fats, and hot sauce to taste. This savoury breakfast bowl is great to have before work or for a weekend brunch! Served with a side of fruit for a well balanced breakfast
Pro Tip: This recipe is a great to try if you are bored of regular eggs in the morning. Let these Mexican-inspired flavours take over your breakfast! Choose low sodium black beans when possible!