Top 5 Breakfast Ideas

DS Flex Blog #5 - Top 5 Breakfast ideas


Eating breakfast daily doesn’t mean you have to have the traditional big breakfast. There are so many great ideas to get a nutritious hit, break the ‘fast’ and get stuck into your day.

 

If you are a regular breakfast skipper, don’t feel hungry in the mornings, an early starter, have a large commute to work each day, busy mum or need to eat something on the run, then these are for you!

 

These five fast & easy breakfast ideas will provide your body with essential macro and micronutrients to power through your day and get you on your way to your health, fitness and weight loss goals. All can be prepped in advance overnight or will take minimal time to create each morning at home or at work:

 

  1. Overnight oats

Ingredients

  • 1 x scoop protein powder
  • 40g rolled oats
  • 15g Chia seeds
  • 250ml Unsweetened Vanilla Almond milk

 

Method:

  • Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir well
  • Soak overnight and leave in the fridge to enjoy the next morning.
  • Alternately mix in the morning and cook in the microwave for a warm winter breaky.
  • In the morning top with a sprinkle of cinnamon and berries.

 

  1. BFN Berry Basic Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 x scoop protein powder
  • 50g Blueberries
  • 50g Raspberries
  • 5g Pysllium husk
  • 15g Chia seeds
  • 250ml Unsweetened Vanilla Almond milk
  • 1 x tbsp. Coconut oil

 

Method:

  •       Blend all ingredients together and enjoy!

 

  1. BFN boiled eggs & smashed avo on toast

Ingredients

  • ½ avocado
  • Pepper
  • Lemon juice - squueze
  • 1-2 slices wholemeal or gluten free toast
  • 2 x boiled eggs

 

Method:

  • Prepare your boiled eggs in advance on the weekend or the night before
  • Place avocado in a bowl and ‘smash’ with a fork until well mashed. Add in cracked pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice
  • Toast your bread, spread your avocado and top with sliced boiled eggs!
  • Add a smear of vegemite to each piece of toast for some added flavor and a vitamin B hit

 

  1. Overnight chai pudding

Ingredients

  • 20g chia seeds + ~150ml Almond milk/ water / coconut water to mix
  • 100g yoghurt – you can choose to use greek, natural, or coconut yoghurt
  • 100g berries: fresh or frozen
  • 40g oats or rice flakes

 

Method

  • Mix the chia seeds with the liquid of choice, stir well and leave in the fridge overnight. This will form a pudding like substance
  • In the morning add 100g greek yoghurt, fresh or frozen berries either whole or pureed and the oats or rice crisps.

 

  1. Smoked salmon

Ingredients

  • 50g smoked salmon
  • 1-2 pieces wholemeal or gluten free toast
  • 25g cream or cottage cheese
  • Sliced tomato

 

Method

  • Toast your bread, or opt for rice cakes/cruskits if you prefer
  • Spread cream or cottage cheese onto toast
  • Top with sliced tomato, smoked salmon and add some cracked pepper for taste

 

With these great ideas there will be no excuse to skip the most important meal of the day!

Brooke x

 

 

Posted by Hayley McNeil on 03 November, 2016 blog, blogger, breakfast, DS Flex, eat, Exercise, Fit, Fitness, Fruit, Health, Nutrition, protein, Shake, Smoothie |
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