Eat Clean + Live Clean · Mommy Matters

5 quick and healthy breakfasts

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day so why is it so hard to make time for something healthy?! I always feel rushed in the morning and hate when I leave myself without a healthy breakfast option. I refuse to be tempted by the treats that stare me down while I am ordering my morning latte… Just because that muffin says low fat doesn’t mean it’s good for you! Here are a few of my quick and healthy breakfast favourites…

Nut Butter & Banana Rice Cake

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Ingredients:
Brown rice cake
Natural peanut butter or almond butter
Banana slices
Sea salt

Directions:
– Spread nut butter on the brown rice cake
– Top with banana slices and a sprinkle of sea salt

Ricotta & Honey Toast

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Ingredients:
Whole wheat/multigrain/ or oat bread
Ricotta cheese
Honey
Red pepper flakes

Directions:
– Toast bread then spread on ricotta cheese, a drizzle of honey and sprinkle on red chili flakes

Overnight Oats

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Ingredients:
1 cup of oats
1 ½ cups almond milk
¼ cup chia seeds
1/3 cup Greek yogurt
½ tsp. cinnamon
Maple syrup and fruit and/or nuts for serving

Directions:
– Mix together oats, almond milk, chia seeds, yogurt and cinnamon
– Cover and refrigerate overnight
– In the morning stir in maple syrup to sweeten and top with fruit and/or nuts

Loaded Oatmeal

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Ingredients:
½ cup quick oats
1 cup almond milk
1 Tbsp chia seeds
1 Tbsp Almond Butter
¼ Tsp cinnamon
1 Tsp maple syrup
Fruit to serve

Directions:
– Mix oats and almond milk together and cook in microwave for 90 seconds
– Once cooked add more milk if needed to reach desired consistency
– Mix in chia seeds, almond butter, cinnamon and maple syrup
– Top with fruit (berries, bananas, apples)

Green Smoothie

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Ingredients:
1 cup almond milk
1 cup kale leaves or spinach
½ of a frozen banana
½ cup frozen mango pieces and frozen peach slices
1 Tbsp. almond butter
1 Tbsp. Chia seeds
¼ tsp cinnamon

Directions:
– Blend ingredients together and enjoy

-B