The morning meal is crucial if you want to live a healthier life. What you eat for breakfast can impact overall nutrition, weight loss efforts, mental focus and what you eat the rest of the day. Eating a healthy breakfast can mean you get more vitamins and minerals in your diet, help with mental focus and concentration and can aid in lowering cholesterol levels.
If you’re trying to get fit or lose weight, you want your breakfast to be filled with foods that can help you stay on track.
The trouble is that no one really has the time to do a ton of cooking in the morning. But you really don’t have to be a Michelin chef to eat healthy for breakfast.
Here are some of our favorite healthy food ideas that perfect for people on the go.
Turkey Sausage Muffins
At 150 calories and 12 grams of protein, these gluten-free turkey sausage muffins are smarter than any fast-food egg option you’ll find before work. This is another recipe that’s easy to bake ahead of time and grab when you head out the door. Check out the recipe here
TOMATO & MUSHROOM SCRAMBLE
This recipe is made from whole unprocessed ingredients, and contains healthy fats, good carbs and good protein – and so they will help to keep you fuller for longer, with sustained energy. Check out the recipe here
Spinach and Parmesan Omelet
In a medium skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute 1 cup chopped spinach and 1 tablespoon chopped scallion for 1 minute.
– Beat 2 eggs with a dash Tabasco; add to skillet.
– Cook until egg is cooked through, about 2 minutes.
– Flip and add 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan; cook 15 to 30 seconds.
Serve with 1 slice toasted oat bread and 1/2 cup grapes.
Skinny Protein Breakfast Frittata
This recipe is perfect for all occasions. A lovely presentation in a ramekin, and loaded with protein, nutrients, and savory flavor, this breakfast is sure to become a go-to in your recipe repertoire. Check out the recipe here
Almonds, pecans, and walnuts are great sources of healthy polyunsaturated fats. Remember that nuts are very calorie-dense foods, so limit yourself to no more than a handful.
Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This healthy update of a traditionally rich ham-and-cheese breakfast strata is made lighter primarily by losing a few egg yolks and using nonfat milk. Gruyère cheese has a delicious, nutty aroma and flavor, which means that with the relatively small amount in this recipe you still get a big impact. Check out the recipe here
Grilled Corn & Capsicum Sandwich Weight Loss Breakfast
This is another healthy weight loss breakfast for you. Corn provides the necessary amount of carbohydrates required by the human body. Corn is also a rich source of manganese.
Boiled sweet corn kernels – 60 grams
Finely chopped capsicum – 15 grams
Whole wheat bread – 2 slices
Finely chopped onions – 10 grams
Chopped garlic – 5 grams
Chopped green chillies – 5 grams
Butter – 1 tablespoon
Salt/Black Pepper – As per taste
The recipe for your healthy weight loss breakfast is as follows. Start by heating butter in a non-stick pan on a medium flame. Add chopped onions, garlic, and green chilies. Sauté for a few seconds. Add the chopped capsicum, boiled sweet corn kernels, a pinch of salt and black pepper into the pan. Mix well and let it cook for 2 minutes. Apply butter on both the bread slices and fill in the mixture inside the bread slices. Apply little butter on the griller sides and place the sandwich in the griller. Cook till both sides are golden brown. Serve with chutney or ketchup.
Toast is one of the simplest and most popular breakfast choices but eaten alone with just a spread means that it offers little for weight loss. Check out the recipe here
This protein-packed breakfast is ready in 5 minutes—no skillet necessary! Check out the recipe here
Breakfast Grain Bowl
Retire your dry cereal and try a new kind of breakfast. Check out the recipe here