In our post on National Nutrition Month, we mentioned that a key to eating healthy is planning out your meals in advance, especially with breakfast. We know if can be tough to stay healthy in the morning, especially when you’re in a rush. But – no matter how busy you are, you don’t need to reach for that processed cereal bar or sugar-laden blueberry muffin. Instead, try one of these healthy breakfast foods for weight loss and enjoy an easy meal on the go:
While smoothies are great to take with you in the car and are an easy way to add fruits and vegetables to your morning, it’s can seem a little daunting to measure them out in the morning, especially if you haven’t had coffee yet. The Kitchn has some great tips on how to pre-measure all of your ingredients, so all you have left to do is throw it in a blender! Learn more at The Kitchn.com.
This is a quick to make as a classic PB&J. Core your favorite type of apple, and then slice into rounds. Spread with a little almond or peanut butter, and top with a sprinkle of granola. Voila! Recipe here.
Scrambled eggs just got easier. Combine eggs with your favorite cooked veggies and a sprinkle of cheese, and pour into muffin tins. Bake at 375 F for 20-30 minutes. The best part about this recipe? You can freeze the egg muffins once they’ve cooled, and warm up in the microwave when you need them! Full recipe here.
Many store bought granola bars are high in sugar and processed ingredients, while low in actual nutrition. By making your own at home, you can ensure that you’re keeping the sugar low, but the protein and fiber high. Plus, they can be made ahead of time and then used whenever you need a meal on the run, or just a quick snack. Check out this recipe for a 5-minute, no-bake peanut butter granola bars.
We know it might sound crazy, but this totally works. Simply combine eggs in jar with some cooked, chopped vegetables. Add the jars to a saucepan and fill with water until the water level rises up to the center of the jars. Bring the water to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 – 20 mins. Now, you have delicious, low-carb breakfast that is perfect to take along with you to work or school. Full recipe here.