I’m sure you’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but so many of us skip it, setting us up for overeating throughout the day. Making sure you eat the right breakfast will kick start your metabolism, satisfy your hunger and help you lose weight but you can be more adventurous than a bowl of cereal. Here are some of the tastiest healthy breakfast ideas for you to start your day with.
Avocados actively lower high cholesterol, are a good source of protein and have approximately 10 grams of fiber in just one medium avocado, so getting them into your breakfast is not only delicious but super healthy too. A healthy breakfast idea for avocados is to mash it with some salt, pepper and lemon juice and dollop on top of toasted rye bread. Sprinkle with chilli flakes for a kick.
Oatmeal topped with blueberries
Oatmeal is made of soluble fiber, which stays in the stomach longer and therefore keeping you feeling fuller for longer and preventing you from overeating later in the day.Oatmeal is also known to help lower bad cholesterol. improve high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease so make sure to eat your oats this week. Try soaking the oats in almond milk for 10 - 15 minutes or bung it in the microwave if you want them warm. Mix it with blueberries, nuts and bananas for a tasty healthy breakfast.
Eggs are such an easy healthy breakfast option. Both the white and yolk of an egg contains lots of vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and are an excellent source of protein, sure to fill you up ready for the day. Eat them boiled with rye bread soldiers or whip them into an omelette with your favourite veg for your breakfast.
Natural or Greek yogurt is full of calcium, vitamin B12 and potassium. It also contains all 9 essential amino acids making it a complete protein which will fill you up nicely. Make sure you buy full fat, once the yoghurt has the fat taken out almost all the nutrients are lost too. A great quick healthy breakfast can be made by topping Greek yoghurt with honey or fruit to sweeten it or you can mix it with granola for a super tasty, filling breakfast.
This is one of the best breakfast you could start your day with. If you’ve never tried Bircher muesli, then now’s the time. It’s filling, delicious and so nutritious. You can prep it the night before and take it on the go with you to work. Bircher muesli is made of oats and raisins soaked overnight in milk or a dairy alternative like almond or soya milk. The soaked oats and raisins are typically mixed with grated apple, nuts and banana but you can add anything you like. If you want a super filling Bircher Muesli then soak the oats in Greek yoghurt instead of milk overnight for an extra portion of protein.