1) Nut butter, Banana & Chia Seed Toast
A healthy spin on regular peanut butter toast, topped with 1/2 a banana and a sprinkle of chia seeds, which are loaded with vitamins and minerals!
Top two lightly toasted whole-grain bread with avocado, sprinkled with salt and pepper, and add two eggs, sunny side up for an added dose of protein! Add a slice of tomato if you desire some extra flavour.
A healthy morning twist on a classic quiche! Combine 2 cups cooked quinoa, 2 eggs, 1 cup of your favourite veggies, 1 cup shredded cheese, 1 cup of chopped ham and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Portion into a lightly greased mini muffin tin, and bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Store in the fridge and zap in the morning!
For anyone with a microwave or hot water at their disposal, these customized instant oatmeal packets are fantastic to have on hand. Take them on the go with a microwavable container or where you will be able to boil. Assemble your own in Ziploc baggies using whole rolled oats, cinnamon, and mix-ins, such as raisins and nuts.
A healthy alternative to the classic poppyseed muffin, substitute these alternatives into your favourite poppyseed recipe! Fibre-rich oat flour, paired with vanilla protein powder for a healthy, filling base. Yogurt, lending moisture and some fat, and applesauce for sugar. The best part? One bar contains about 54 calories and six grams of protein.
Start with a bowl of cooked quinoa, which gives you a rich, protein base. Slice and add a banana followed by your favourite fruit, strawberries, raspberries and diced apples all work great. Add some small dark chocolate chunks and coconut shavings and enjoy a sweet breakfast! You can choose to add milk to create a cereal type bowl.
Here’s a simple and delicious smoothie for the morning rush. Blend frozen fruit (banana and berries work well) with Greek yogurt and a liquid of your choice (milk, juice, coconut water—whatever you like).
Prepare a whole grain toaster waffle and slice in half, adding 2 Tbsp of peanut butter (or a substitute of your choice) and jelly, topped with sliced strawberries. A quick, yummy breakfast sandwich!
Cut an apple in half, remove the core and a little extra, fill with 2 tsp of peanut butter and 1 tsp of oats or granola, and sprinkle with cinnamon. Put together and wrap up to snack on later or eat as is!
This is the ultimate lazy person breakfast. Combine 2 cups of oats, 2 tsp of chia seeds, 1/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, 1/2 tsp of vanilla, and 1 1/2 cups of milk and 1 cup of yogurt of your choice in a sealed container the night before. By morning, you’ll have delicious overnight oats! These can be heated in the microwave for 1-2 minutes if you're in the mood for something warm.