Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when your mornings are jam-packed, it can be hard to find time to fit in a bite to eat. Don’t run on empty until your lunch break! Instead, check out these yummy recipes for quick, balanced breakfasts that will keep you going all morning.
Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
If you have no time to make breakfast in the morning, why not prepare it the night before? This Peanut Butter Overnight Oats recipe from Minimalist Baker has just five ingredients and takes only five minutes to prepare, but is rich in good carbohydrates and has 15 grams of protein. All you have to do is combine almond milk, chia seeds, rolled oats, peanut butter and maple syrup together in a mason jar, refrigerate it overnight, and enjoy it the next morning!
All Day Glow Green Smoothie
This easy-to-make All Day Glow Green Smoothie from Oh She Glows has a unique flavor combination of tangy, light and sweet ingredients, which makes it the perfect start to a busy morning. Filled with fruits and veggies such as mango, cilantro, avocado, lettuce and apple, this smoothie is a real powerhouse of nutrients. It doesn’t take long to prepare, but to speed along the prep time, you may want to chop and freeze the ingredients beforehand in a freezer bag. That way, all you have to do when you wake up is add the liquids and blend!
Skinny Fried Egg and Avocado
The Saturday brunch staple can be enjoyed all week long with this simple Skinny Fried Egg and Avocado recipe from Simple Green Moms. All you have to do is prepare your toast and egg to your preference, mash an avocado with some lime juice and pepper, and then spread the avocado on the toast before topping with the egg. This breakfast is a great way to get healthy carbs, good fats and protein all in one bite.
Morning Glory Muffins
These Morning Glory Muffins from Once Upon A Chef are great for breakfast because they’re chock-full of healthy ingredients like raisins, carrot, apple and coconut. Best of all, they can be baked over the weekend and then thrown into your purse, work bag or briefcase to munch on during your commute.
Double Berry Breakfast Parfaits
This Double Berry Breakfast Parfait recipe from Food Fitness Faith Blog are super quick to make and can be enjoyed in the comfort of your kitchen or on the go as you get to your busy day. Simply layer Greek yogurt, strawberries and blueberries in a mason jar until it’s full, then drizzle with honey and sprinkle with cinnamon. Make sure you screw the lid on tight so it doesn’t spill while you’re en route!
Next time you’re stumped on what to make for breakfast, give one of these quick recipes a try! With breakfasts as easy as these, you’ll never have to start your day on an empty stomach again.