Waking up in the morning and getting ready for work is not the most relaxing experience for most of us. Is thinking up quick breakfast ideas every week taking up too much of your mental capacity?
We completely understand and that’s why we have come up with the ultimate simple and healthy ideas that will help you get energy while you start your day. Keep reading to come across foods that you can easily grab and head right to work.
What Should You Not Eat For Breakfast?
You may have many questions such as, is raisin bran healthy? How many eggs can I have? Should I have nuts on an empty stomach?
You should try to avoid the following common foods as your first meal of the day: excessively-sugary treats and coffees, sweetened yogurts, processed meats, toasted plain white bread, and, breakfast sandwiches from fast food chains.
Why Is It So Vital To Eat Something Every Morning?
If you don’t eat after your digestive system has rested well through the night, you may end up overeating the next time you eat. Not eating for a long time also messes up your appetite which may lead you to opt for sugary, processed foods later on during the day.
A lack of concentration and a slow metabolism can also occur due to skipping breakfast. We want to make sure that you don’t face all of these problems and thus have created this list of quick, nutritious breakfast foods.
List of 5 Foods You Don’t Need to Cook
For days when you have neither the energy nor the time to cook, these ready-to-grab foods can be an absolute lifesaver!
Apple slices with peanut butter
Plain Greek yogurt with berries
Smoothies: Bananas and berries, mangoes, kiwi and apple, coconut
Cottage cheese with ripe tomatoes
The Unfailing 2 Ingredient Overnight Recipe
This no-cook method of making oatmeal will have your back on the toughest of mornings.
What You’ll Need:
Your favorite type of milk or water
Now, these are the optional ones:
Honey/Maple Syrup/Artificial sweetener
Your favorite toppings:
Our top picks are peanut butter, blueberries, walnuts, cinnamon
How To Make It:
All you need to do is to figure out the ratio that works for you. Here is one that you could try out on your first attempt. A glass cup, a bowl, a mason jar, you can use anything similar. The oats and milk should be in a 1:1 ratio, whereas add one-eighth part of the seeds. You should then mix this till there are no lumps. You can then store the mixture in your refrigerator and dig in after 2 hours or the next morning after adding your preferred toppings!
How Do You Make Your Smoothie More Filling?
Do you love to sip on a smoothie to start your day but your stomach starts growling by the time it’s lunch break? No worries, we’ve got your back with a list of things that’ll help thicken your smoothie:
Oats Protein Powder
What Foods Are Making You Feel Tired?
Many foods energize you and others rob you of your energy. Being a little mindful about what you consume can go a long way.
Habits such as sleeping enough and not using mobile phones and computers before sleeping can also contribute to your overall energy. If you’re mainly eating pasta, cakes, bread, donuts, white bread, muffins, corn cobs, and sugar, they may be the culprit.
You should also cut out caffeine and drink alcohol as little as possible. Frequent exercise helps with energy levels, and so does therapy even if you aren’t particularly feeling down.
Talking it out, especially with a professional who can provide informed advice always helps. You should also drink lots of water to prevent dehydration which can cause lower energy levels.
Bourride (Fish Stew with Aioli): Extra virgin olive oil, Onion, Fennel bulb, Celery, Leeks, Fresh garlic, Bay leaf, White wine, Fish or seafood stock, Fingerling potatoes, Halibut or other white fish, Eggs, Lemons, Dijon mustard.
What You’ll Need
Chicken or vegetable stock
Kosher or sea salt
Sesame seed oil or soy sauce
What You’ll Need
Does a salad feel like it’s not waking up for? Here’s what you can add to change that:
Spinach, eggs, bacon, Cranberry Feta
Blueberries, granola, oranges
Sweet potato, almond butter
Smoked salmon, avocado, arugula
Kale, pomegranates, oranges
What You’ll Need
Here are our favorite toppings:
Don’t Feel Like Having Breakfast?
You should keep easy-to-eat foods chosen from the list above at your hand’s reach! You could also avoid food high in fat and protein during dinner. Late-night snacks are also a big no-no if you want to prepare your stomach for a filling breakfast.
Your hormones fluctuating may be keeping you from getting too hungry. Illnesses such as depression and anxiety can affect your appetite.
Certain medications, ovulation, chronic conditions, increasing age, and issues with your thyroid may also make you not want to eat breakfast. The best step you can take if you’re suspecting an underlying condition is the cause, is to consult healthcare professionals.
The Bottom Line
We hope that you won’t face any trouble looking for breakfast ideas from this week onwards. Save this article to take a look when you feel like you’re running out of ideas.
In this day and age, we have a variety of ingredients within our reach, nothing can stop us from indulging in delicious foods that keep us energized throughout the day.