They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but could that still be true after all those years? It looks as though it could be time to ditch those cups of coffee that give you the fuel you need and opt for these best breakfasts to keep you powered up through the day instead.
Avocado on toast
So you’ve been on Instagram and seen all those avocado on toast posts, huh? Ever wondered what all the fuss is about? Avocados are the perfect source of energy for breakfast thanks to their monounsaturated fats – they’re the good fats to you and us. These take longer to digest which will help keep you fuller for longer. Plus, the fruit is also packed full of fiber and B vitamins for an energy boost. Throw it on some wholewheat toast, and you’re in for a winner.
Eggs – any way you like
Ah, eggs. They are the simple ingredient that can be eaten just about any way. Scrambled, fried, poached, boiled, baked – you name it, eggs can do it. They are a brilliant source of protein that will give your muscles the energy they need to keep powered up and firing on all cylinders throughout the day. Plus, you can quickly ramp up your meal with a few simple additions. Wholewheat toast will help keep you fuller for longer, while adding spinach or other veggies to your scrambled egg mix will help get essential vitamins and one of your five a day.
Here we have another option that can be enjoyed just about any way you like. The fruit smoothie. Some of us just aren’t ready to eat in the mornings, and we can’t blame you. However, that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on the first meal of the day. Rather than a sit-down meal, why not go for a liquid breakfast instead? Depending on the fruits you use will depend on the full benefits, but these drinks are packed full of vitamins and minerals that will give anyone a natural energy boost in the am.
Yes, we said it. You can have pancakes for breakfast and get all the energy you need to take on the day. All you need to do is mix in some protein powder in place of flour when creating your batter and you’re on to an instant winner. All that protein helps your brain create special chemicals that help trick you into thinking you’re more awake. Now that was easy and delicious. Plus, protein helps us to stay fuller for longer. Without the worry of when we are going to get our next meal, our brains have more energy to focus on being up an at it.
This might not be everyone’s first choice of breakfast, but hear us out. Oatmeal is packed full of carbohydrates that are there to get our muscles working as carbs are our body’s primary source of energy. As if that wasn’t enough, oatmeal is packed full of fiber that helps keep us feeling full throughout the morning, as well as getting protein from the added milk, and the benefits of any topping we decide to add.
It’s time to grab a knife and fork as this talk of food has got us feeling all hungry. Thankfully, it now looks as though we can enjoy tucking into a morning meal and get to reap the benefits of its deliciousness all day. Could there be a better way to start the day? We thought not.