recipes

5 Simple Healthy Breakfast Ideas 

Dejah here!

This weeks blog is going to be about the best meal of the day… BREAKFAST! I believe that it is very important to start off your day with a nutritional breakfast and of course a positive attitude. I’m going to be sharing 5 of my personal favourites.

Peanut butter banana Oatmeal

I swear that peanut butter and banana’s were made for one another.

This breakfast is a fibre packed choice and will leave you feeling full and satisfied.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Banana

  • 1 TBSP of peanut butter

  • 1/3 of oats

  • 1/2 of water

  • 1/2 TSP of cinnamon

  • 1 TSP of chia seeds

  • 1/4 almond milk (any kind of milk)

    Directions

Step 1: Pour the oats in a bowl then add cinnamon, chia seeds, peanut butter and water… give it a good mix.

Step 2: Place in microwave for 1 minute.

Step 3: Add the cold almond milk and give it a mix.

Step 4: chop up the bananas then top the oats with the chopped bananas add additional peanut butter if you want.

Step 5: Enjoy

Greek yogurt and granola with fruits

Greek yogurt is so nice and thick and is an excellent source of protein.

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Ingredients

  • 1 TBSP of honey

  • 3/4 of plain greek yogurt

  • Strawberries

  • Black barries

  • Raspberries

  • Granola ( from local store)

    Directions

Step 1: Chop and wash the berries

Step 2: Mix the berries with the honey.

Step 3: In a cup put a layer of the yogurt then a layer of granola then a layer of the berry mix and repeat twice.

Step 4: Enjoy

Apple Kodiak flapjacks

Who doesn’t like a good FlapJack! Kodiak flapjack pancake mix is made with whole grains and is high in protein and can be topped off with just about anything.

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 of kodiak flapjack mix

  • 1/3 of water

  • 1 apple

  • 1 TSP of vanilla

  • 1/2 TSP of cinnamon

  • TBSP of honey

Directions

Step 1: Grate the apple

Step 2: In a bowl mix the kodiak flapjack powder, water, vanilla and cinnamon.

Step 3: Add the grated apple to the flapjack mix.

Step 4: Heat a pan then pour half the batter on the pan. Flip when the surface starts to bubble. Pour the rest of the batter to create the second pancake.

Step 5: Top the two flapjacks off with the honey.

Step 4: Enjoy

Mean Green morning shake

This breakfast choice is for when you have limited time in the morning. You toss all the ingredients in a blender and you’re all set to go!

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Ingredients

  • Handful of spinach

  • 1/3 of plain Greek yoghurt

  • 1/2 frozen banana

  • 1/4 frozen mango

  • 1/4 frozen peaches

  • 1/4 frozen pineapples

  • 1 cup of a base (water or coconut water)

Directions

Step 1: Place all the frozen fruits, spinach and yogurt in the blender.

Step 2: Add the base and blend everything until smooth.

Step 3: Enjoy

An omelette with a side of toast and fruit

Omelettes are truly amazing you can add anything from meats to veggies to cheeses in them.

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 small onion

  • Handful of spinach

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 TBSP of milk

  • 1 TBSP of feta cheese

  • 1 TSP of coconut oil

  • Pinch of Salt and pepper

  • 1 slice of toast

  • Fruit of your choice

Directions

Step 1: Add coconut oil to a heated pan and sauté the spinach and onions on mid heat.

Step 2: In a bowl beat the two eggs and milk together.

Step 3: Add the feta cheese, pepper and salt to the egg mix.

Step 4: Pour the egg mix onto the pan with the sauté spinach and onions.

Step 5: Once the edges becomes  cooked and the centre is still a bit runny fold the omelet in half and continue to cook for another minute or two.

Step 6: Serve the omelet with toast and a side fruit.

Step 7: Enjoy