5 Simple & Healthy Breakfast Recipes: A Great Start to your Day!

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5 Simple & Healthy Breakfast Recipes: A Great Start to your Day!

5 Simple & Healthy Breakfast Recipes

A Great Start to your Day!

As I am Sure You are Aware –Breakfast is the “Most Important Meal of the day”. Quite often it can be One of the Most Difficult & Challenging Meals
After sleeping for hopefully 8 Hours your Body needs refuelling providing you with Energy, Vitality and a Mental Boost for the day ahead. Here I share with you Simple, Easy, Nourishing and Healthy Breakfast recipes and suggestions to give a Great Start to your Day!

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Breakfast is Important to give you Energy, Stamina and Healthy Brain Function for your Day!

Why Breakfast is So Important!

Skipping Breakfast can lead to some quite negative consequences for your day, being that of impaired cognitive performance, learning difficulties, brain fog, headaches, heart problems, increased risk of diabetes, impaired bone health. Just to name a few of the health risks associated with not eating a wholesome breakfast. Eating or drinking [as in a smoothie] for breakfast will result in benefits of improved energy and performance during the day. Long term health benefits include improved brain performance, healthy heart, reduced risk of disease such as diabetes and obesity.

Where to Start

Getting ready for work, getting the kids ready for school. So often a what is thought easy option may take place.
Such as not having any breakfast or having packaged cereals or on the run unhealthy fast-food alternatives.
Food is your very core base for either a Life of Optimal Health or a Life tragically of Ill health leading to diseased states.

5 Simple & Healthy Breakfast

Recipes & Suggestions

The First Step to having a Great Day!

Starting with non-cooking suggestions these are great for the days that you are busy heading off early in the morning:

1: Oatmeal, Yogurt, Pecan & Blueberry Parfait

Breakfast Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

Serves 1 = 1 cupful

This is a no-cook oatmeal recipe, that is left overnight. Gently reheating oats in a saucepan quickly in the morning.
Then adding your berries, pecans and maple syrup.

What you need –

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen, thawed Organic Blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon toasted chopped pecans (You could vary this with slivered almonds, sunflower and pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Canadian Maple Syrup

What to do-

Combine oats and water in a jar or bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, heat if desired in a small saucepan
Now top with blueberries, yogurt pecans and maple syrup

2: Avocado, Radish & Cucumber on Sough Dough Toast

Serves 1-2

What you need-

  • 2 piece of Sough dough bread
  • 1 lemon squeezed
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 – 2 radishes
  • 4 – 5 slices of cucumber
  • Ground pepper

Variations for topping using the avocado as your base can be tomato, onion, capsicum, mint, parsley and poached eggs. You can also add cottage cheese.

What to do-

Pop the bread into the toaster
In a bowl add avocado, squeezed lemon and pepper and mash together
Spread the avocado onto the toast and then top with the radish and cucumber or any other toppings as mentioned.

 3: Berries, Banana, Kiwi fruit & Quinoa Fruit Salad

Berries, assorted fruit, quinoa & Yogurt A great Start to the Day

Serves 1 – 2

What you need-

  • 1/4 cup of organic fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of organic fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1 small banana
  • 1 kiwi fruit
  • 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt or Vanilla Coconut yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Quinoa

What to do-

Chop up fruit put into a bowl, top with yogurt then quinoa
Each of these recipes provide you with Protein, Calcium, Essential Vitamins and Minerals.

For that Lazy Day Home or Busy Day at the Office, Worksite or Training for an Event! A cooked Breakfast with Poached or Scrambled Eggs is a Great Idea!


4: Poached Eggs with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese
 

Poached-Eggs-Spinach-Ricotta-Cheese

Serves 1 – 2

This is a Great Easy to make breakfast, will give you the clarity and energy to start your day:

What you need-

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar.
  • 2 pieces of wholegrain or wholemeal bread toasted.
  • 1 cup of baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon of Ricotta cheese

If you don’t want toast, you can use the wilted spinach as a base or endive or even avocado makes a good base. Warm avocado in oven whilst poaching eggs for 5 mins

What to do-

  • Boil kettle with filtered water. When boiled pour water into a skillet pan about 8 cm deep. Add vinegar.
  • In a bowl put your baby spinach add boiling water then drain in a strainer after a few seconds.
  • Put toast into toaster or avocado in the oven
  • As water comes up to boiling crack your two eggs separately into the boiling water.
  • With a wooden spoon gently splash boiling water over eggs. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes for a soft yolk or 3 to 4 minutes for firm. Using a slotted spoon, remove egg from water.
  • Have toast or the base you have chosen on a plate and place the eggs onto these

5: Easy Scrambled Eggs 

Scrambled Eggs with Wilted Spinach

Serves 1 – 2

What you need-

  • 2 – 3 eggs
  • 2 Spring onions (chopped)
  • 2 – 3 button mushrooms (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup of Almond or Coconut milk
  • Cracked pepper to taste

What to do-

  • Crack eggs into a large mixing bowl for fluffy scrambled eggs use a whisk to fold eggs gently until yoke and white are fully mixed together.
  • Pour in milk and mix again with whisk. Now stir in spring onions, mushrooms and pepper
  • Heat a shallow pan with a tablespoon of olive oil, when oil is heated add mixture stirring constantly until mixture is cooked through. Takes about 5 minutes.

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