The average person fails to consume a healthy breakfast or usually skips it. A typical morning for most usually involves rushing to get ready for school or work and leave their homes without eating breakfast. Perhaps, you grab something on the go such as sausage biscuit sandwich, doughnuts, or an energy drink. If time permits, you eat some eggs with bacon and toast or waffles and sausage. Unfortunately, when it comes to good health, none of these choices are great for jump starting your day.
When breakfast comes to mind, most people think of a small selection of choices (usually boring) to choose from. The meals chosen for breakfast can be quite creative, it all depends on the person’s level of creativity. There are loads of easy breakfast ideas that you can choose from that do not require most of the morning to prepare them.
There are several ways in which consuming a healthy breakfast everyday is beneficial to the human body.
Benefits of Conusming a Healthy Breakfast
Enables us to jump start our metabolism – helps speed it up and leads to burning calories instead of storing them.
Helps increase nutrient intake – breakfast has been known to help reduce fat intake, increase fiber intake, and increase intakes of vitamins and minerals such as calcium and iron.
Prevents overindulging in unhealthy foods – hunger will be adjusted more appropriately and reduces the cravings for sugary and fatty foods.
Improves memory or level of concentration – consuming a healthy breakfast allows people to concentrate better, work more efficiently, and improve their mood.
Weight management – people who consume a healthy breakfast more than likely to manage their weight better and experience possible weight loss.
Interested in consuming creative meals for breakfast? Try some of these easy tasty ideas for breakfast!
10 Easy Breakfast Ideas
High Fiber Cereal
Top the cereal with dried fruit, and a small glass of calcium fortified soy milk.
Fresh Fruit Salad
Mix some chunks of apples, oranges, melons, grapes, pears, and any other kinds of your favorite fruits together in a bowl. Plus, add a small amount of lemon or lime juice to enhance the flavor!
Oatmeal with Fruit
Cook some steel-cut oatmeal and top with fruits of your choice, and a small glass of skim milk.
Scrambled Eggs with Peppers
Scramble the eggs in a small amount of olive oil. Add red and green bell peppers, onions, and a pinch of black pepper.
Low-fat Yogurt with Fruit
Top the yogurt with your favorite fruit and multi grain cereal.
Whole Wheat English Muffin
Toast the english muffin and spread (thinly) with reduced fat cottage cheese and add slices of kiwi and strawberries. Serve with a glass of your favorite 100% pure fruit juice.
Multi Grain Cereal
Add a sliced banana and some skim milk to the multi grain cereal.
Melody of Berries Smoothie
Add strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, a cup of low-fat yogurt, one teaspoon of ground flaxseeds, and one cup of crushed ice to the blender. Viola! You have a delicious smoothie to enjoy early in the morning!
Whole Wheat Bagel
Toast the bagel and spread (thinly) with reduced fat cottage cheese and add slices of pear. Serve with a glass of your favorite 100% pure fruit juice.
Grapefruit with Whole-Wheat Toast
Half of a grapefruit served witrh whole-wheat toast topped with peanut butter or almond butter. Serve with a glass of skim or low fat milk for a complete breakfast!
Preparing these meals for breakfast will help you stay healthy and breeze through your day!