I’m not gonna lie – I don’t like to cook in the morning. Maybe that’s just me, but I just find it difficult to get motivated to cook with my bed still warm and cosy from the night before. But breakfast is so important, not only for starting your day off right but also for keeping your energy levels up throughout the day. Here are four quick and healthy breakfast recipes that are sure to help you out on those mornings when you just can’t be bothered to whip up something nutritious and delicious before you run out the door! Enjoy!
1) Green Smoothie Recipe
Green smoothies are a great way to get your day started off right. They’re packed with nutrients, easy to make, and can be customized to your liking. To make a green smoothie, you’ll need:
1 cup of spinach,
1/2 a frozen banana,
1/2 cup of almond milk,
1 tablespoon of honey, and 1 scoop of protein powder (optional).
Simply blend all ingredients together until smooth and enjoy!
You can also mix things up by adding in some other fruits like strawberries or blueberries, or even more veggies like broccoli. There’s really no wrong way to make a green smoothie so don’t feel limited to just the recipe above!
2) Spinach Omelet Recipe
Start your day off with a nutritious spinach omelette! This healthy egg recipe is packed with protein and veggies, and it only takes a few minutes to make. Here’s what you’ll need 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 cup of fresh spinach leaves, 3 eggs, salt and pepper.
First, preheat the pan over medium heat for about two minutes. Then add the olive oil and saute the spinach for about one minute or until wilted. Next, break the eggs into a bowl, whisk them together well then pour them over the top of the spinach in the pan. Season with salt and pepper (to taste) then cook until desired doneness (about three to four minutes). Slide out onto a plate and enjoy!
There are many other ways to make an omelette that are equally healthy as this spinach omelette recipe. One such alternative is adding some red peppers and tomatoes to the mix. You can also try throwing in mushrooms or zucchini if you have them on hand! The most important thing when cooking any breakfast dish is making sure that there is plenty of protein, so feel free to experiment with different ingredients to see which ones work best for you. A little creativity goes a long way towards improving your morning routine without having to sacrifice healthiness or taste!
3) Greek Yogurt with Fruits and Granola
Greek Yogurt with Fruits and Granola is a healthy and delicious breakfast option. This recipe is simple to make and only requires a few ingredients.
To start, pour 1/2 cup of granola into a bowl and top it off with your favourite fruit. Layer some fresh berries, sliced banana, diced apple or kiwi over the granola. Next, you’ll want to whisk together 2 cups of fat-free yoghurt (Greek yoghurt works best) and 1 teaspoon of honey until combined. Pour the mixture over the fruit in the bowl, then enjoy!
This breakfast is a great way to kick off your day, especially if you’re going on a run afterwards. Greek yoghurt is full of protein which will keep you energized, while granola will give you long-lasting energy. Eat up!
4) Fruit Salad Recipe
Looking for another healthy breakfast option? This fruit salad is a great choice! It’s packed with nutrients and antioxidants, and it’s easy to make. Just chop up your favourite fruits and mix them together. Add a little bit of honey or agave nectar for sweetness, if desired. Enjoy!