Most breakfasts on the market actively sabotage our health while leaving us sluggish, hungry or with digestive issues. It doesn’t have to be this way. Give yourself energy, clarity, and a body functioning at its peak with these 5 delicious whole foods breakfast that incidentally happen to be vegetarian too. Your body will thank you.
#1 – Yogurt, Grapes & Walnuts
This simple yet delicious breakfast is surprisingly satisfying and will keep you running all morning. It is chock full of nutrition from vitamins, minerals, enzymes, water content, and probiotics – just for starters. The protein will help you feel full longer and nothing in this breakfast will send you on a sugar crash unlike with most refined carb breakfasts like bagels, pastries, sugary cereals, etc. You won’t feel sluggish either as a result. Instead, you body, because it is actually receiving the nutrition it needs to function properly, will shift into super performance mode and you will feel more energetic.
#2 – Oatmeal Topped With Fruit & Nuts & Seeds
Oatmeal doesn’t have to be bland and tasteless. Dress it up with fruit, nuts and seeds. You can mix and match to suit your mood. Throw in a dash of metabolism-boosting cinnamon, add in peanut butter or make it a decadent-seeming treat with coco powder. Cold or hot, this breakfast will, like the one above, keep you humming all morning with energy. You’ll get servings of fruits, nuts & seeds, and whole grains all in one go. It’s also a gluten-free and vegan meal.
By eating this breakfast you’ll be doing your body a favor, which will mean clearer thinking, more energy, and a system given the fuel to maintain and repair itself.
#3 – Peanut or Almond Butter Banana Smoothie
The protein in this shake will keep you feeling full while all the vitamins and minerals in the banana and nut butter will go to repairing your body and mind or helping it run efficiently. That means more energy and vitality since you won’t have the sluggish crash or nervous energy of common blood-sugar spiking foods made with refined wheat and sugar. Use yogurt for probiotics or almond or oat milk to make it vegan. For added nutrition, throw in spinach or kale or make it decadent but still just as healthy with a dash of cinnamon and coco powder.
This takes seconds to make with a blender and is nicely portable for those busy people on the go.
#4 – Morning Beans With a Side of Avocado & Fruit
Americans aren’t eating enough beans. These powerhouse legumes are the one food linked with longevity across race, sex, and many other factors. Beans are packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber. They also feed your beneficial gut bacteria which means better immune health, digestion, and even a better functioning nervous system.
Start your day with a serving of beans. Beans in tomato sauce with a dash of Worcestershire sauce or balsamic vinegar are surprisingly tasty and satisfying (a close cousin to British-style baked beans but without the added sugar). Add chopped onions and garlic for added nutrition. Serve with a side of avocado and fruit to make for a hearty and satisfying breakfast that will keep you energized until lunch.
#5 – Veggie-Stuffed Frittata
Many vegetarians eat eggs. This nutritiously dense food is amazingly satisfying but also versatile in the kitchen. Make a 4-6 serving frittata for breakfast using 6-8 eggs and loads of veggies like spinach, mushrooms, onions or even potato. They’re made to order so enjoy changing them up with your favorite ingredients. Use cheese or nutritional yeast for an even more savory taste.
Frittatas are easy to make – whether on the stove-top or baked. They’re also insanely delicious. Better, the protein in egg will keep you feeling full longer while the nutrition from it and the ingredients will provide you with the building blocks you need to maintain and repair your body and mind – meaning more energy, vitality and clarity of thought. Who doesn’t want that?
Get frittata recipes here from Cookie & Kate.
Nutritious, Delicious and Filling Powerhouse Breakfasts
You don’t have to be a carnivore to have a super satisfying or hearty breakfast. These 5 breakfasts will keep you humming throughout the morning. They contain none of the blood sugar-spiking ingredients found in most Western breakfasts and are not at all processed. They’re all real food which means real nutrition for your body and mind. Instead of sabotaging your health, they will reset it and start rebuilding you better.
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