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Fast and Easy Healthy Breakfast Ideas

As they say healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially when you eat a well balanced breakfast.  In this post I shall provide some fast and easy healthy breakfast ideas that are nutritious meals that you can eat while driving, walking, or sprinting out the door.

Research suggests that people who eat a healthy breakfast are slimmer because they tend to eat less during the day, especially snacks with high-calorie content.  People who eat their breakfast tend to benefit from increased energy and are able to maintain their activities till lunch without taking unhealthy snacks.

Start your day off eating healthy with these healthy breakfast recipes and breakfast cooking tips.

Breakfast is the most important meal which provides us with an energy boost for the rest of the day. Yet many of us skip breakfast or worse, we turn to foods that contain a high level of calorie- and carbohydrates even the most active person would have trouble burning.

Apple and Cheese – Grab an apple slice into small cubes wrap 1 to 2 ounces of Cheese (like Cheddar and toss ¼ cup of walnuts or almonds rich in fiber and protein into a re-sealable plastic container.  Ready for you too munch on while you’re on the road.

Egg & Salmon Sandwich – Smoked salmon and egg whites on a toasted whole-wheat English muffin is the power breakfast for anyone wanting that energy boost. For a more substantial meal, add with it a piece of fruit or a glass of 100% juice.  Better still try glass of warm milk with one or two spoons of honey.

Citrus, banana and Berry Smoothie – This is a meal-in-a-glass it is bursting with nutrition rich berries, banana and orange juice filled with Vitamin C.  This smoothie is a beneficial source of carbohydrate and powerful antioxidants. Eating plenty of antioxidant-rich foods makes sense for health conscious people, no need to worry about the damage happening to your body due to free radicals which are produced any time the body’s cells process oxygen.

Peanut Butter Waffle – Instead of eating a whole-grain or bran toaster waffle in syrup cut back on the sugar and boost the protein and fiber by spreading it with 2/3 tablespoons of peanut butter. You can also sprinkle on 1 tablespoon of raisins, sesame seeds, or extra peanuts for even more fiber, which helps deliver the meal’s nutrients slowly and steadily into your body keeping you going till lunch.

Bananas Gone Nuts on a Bagel – If you want a grab-and-go breakfast this bagel topped with peanut butter topped with slices of banana can be ready in just 5 minutes and is easy to eat while you wait at the bus stop or the traffic jam.

Healthy breakfast on the go

If you’re short on time in the morning, think about ways of gaining time by keeping breakfast simple, either by waking up 10 minutes earlier or getting other chores out of the way ahead of time.  Always consider healthy breakfast options rather than quick fixes with un-healthy breakfast meals.

Benefits of healthy eating is not just limited to having a healthy meal at lunchtime but your healthy diet plan should also include good nutritional breakfast and keep healthy snacks on top of your eating list when you feel peckish at anytime.

About Hamza Yusuf

Hamza Yusuf is a freelance writer and blogger turned to fitness living in the UK. He works in IT and spends much of his working hours behind a desk, over the last few years he has developed a part time career as a health and fitness writer. Being an active fitness fanatic he spends allot of time researching into health and wellbeing. He now shares his take on what it takes an IT-guru to stay fit.

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