7 Ways to Make Your Breakfast Healthier for You

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And, starting your day the right way with a healthy breakfast containing lean protein and fiber to fuel your energy and keep you full. Protein is the building block of cells that is essential for muscle recovery, metabolic functioning, and to help you feel full for longer. It is important to break the all-night fast with the right foods that will make you feel better.

It is essential to have a healthy drink, veggies and also to eat the proper portion size. Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, make sure you make a healthy choice and start your metabolism strong and steady. In this post, I am sharing with you my seven ways to make breakfast much healthier. 

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1. Start Your Day with Eggs

Start your day strong and slim with some healthy lean protein you get with eggs. Eggs will have you feeling not only amazing but also full. Combined with exercise, this small choice can help with effective metabolic functioning, muscle regrowth, and weight loss. So start your day with a dose of eggs.

2. Eliminate the Juice

Juice may taste great with its sweet goodness, but it is loaded with sugar. This is not the way you should start your day. Skip the orange juice for a piece of whole fruit. This will have less sugar and will not cause you to have a 10 am sugar crash.

3. Have a Glass of Lemon Water

To lower the bloat and rid the body of toxins have a glass of lemon water to start the day - of course, paired with your eggs of your preference (scrambled, over easy, hard boiled, egg whites). And an extra added benefit of your lemon water is the vitamin C that will help with proper iron absorption in your body.

4. Veggie up

Add some veggies to your omelet to increase the nutrients in your breakfast and start your day on a high, healthy note. I love to add spinach, kale or broccoli for green health goodness. And this is super flavorful too.

5. Make Sure You Have Lean Protein

If you are not up for eggs today, create a protein shake.As long as you have lean protein in the start of the day you are good to go. Lean protein for breakfast will help you to be satisfied and feel full for longer. Small changes add up to make a big difference. So break the fast the healthy way!

6. Practice Portion Control

Use proper portion control when eating your breakfast and enjoy every bite! Make sure to sit down and eat breakfast on a salad plate to help you feel super satisfied. The smaller the plate, the bigger the meal will look. Total mind game but it works!

7. Never Skip Breakfast

As much as you are tired, disinterested or not into eating; make sure you do not skip breakfast. This is the most important meal of the day. This is the meal that breaks your all night fast and starts your metabolic rate going. So choose a breakfast to eat to live healthily not just live to eat. So break the fast happily and healthily, this will help you to achieve your fitness and health goals. And you will feel amazing!

Blueberry-Pecan Pie Oats

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Making breakfast can be very time-consuming and if you're like me, you never know what to make.

I love oats. They are the perfect way to save time and fill your belly with delicious and healthy grains. Since oats are a complex carb, they'll keep you full and satiated longer without spiking your blood sugar levels.

This bowl of oats taste kind of like a blueberry pecan pie, but much much healthier! In this satisfying, on-the-go oats recipe, lightly spiced, crunchy pecans and sweet berries make this the perfect healthy breakfast. Short on time in the morning? Try this oats variation.

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What You’ll Need

40g Oat bran
1 tablespoon chia seeds
2 tablespoons hemp seeds
25g blueberries
1/4 cup pecans
cinnamon, to taste
stevia, to taste

What You’ll Need To Know

To make this breakfast bowl, add oats, chia seeds, hemp seeds to the bowl. Stir in one cup boiled water until thickened. Top with pecans, blueberries, and cinnamon.

This is Why You Are Hungry After Breakfast

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You did the right thing this morning: you woke up, took the time to prepare or buy breakfast, and then ate it. You are feeling pretty good right about now until you get to work and are suddenly ravenous. So many people experience feelings of hunger not long after they have eaten breakfast and had no idea why. This is Why You Are Hungry After Breakfast letsregale.com

Maybe you aren’t eating enough, or you’re eating the wrong kinds of things.

If you are only having a small meal for breakfast such as a piece of fruit or juice, you may not be eating enough to get you through until your mid-morning snack or lunchtime.

Keep It Balanaced

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. It is crucial that you are filling up on the right types of foods. Like all meals, breakfast should contain a healthy balance of protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats.

You're Picking The Wrong Things

The most frequent mistake people make with their breakfast choices is eating ‘breakfast’ labelled foods. The majority of pre-packaged, quick breakfast options like cereal, muffins and pancakes are highly processed, full of sugar and can be some of the worst foods to start your day.

You're Sugar Bombing

Although the box may say ‘nutritious’ or 'healthy' or claim to be high in certain vitamins, these sugar bomb breakfast meals can cause a huge dip in blood sugar levels just a couple of hours later. As a result, you're more likely to crave unhealthy high sugar foods throughout the day, which is your body’s call for a ‘pick me up.’ This is one reason you are feeling so hungry after your breakfast.

You Need a Healthy Snack

If you had a lighter breakfast it is perfectly okay to have a snack before lunch time. Sticking to a healthy snack will help keep you satiated and avoid a blood sugar crash.

Need some breakfast inspiration? Check out some of my Yummy Breakfast recipes.