A Good Breakfast = Weight Loss
If you’re trying to lose weight, the last thing you should do is skip breakfast. In fact, fitting in a good breakfast every morning is one of the best ways to slim down.
But it’s all what you make it. Eating a solid breakfast is the best way to jumpstart your metabolism and raise your fat burning potential for the day. In fact, skipping breakfast leads to more calories stored as fat throughout the day since you’re body will want to grasp at any food you throw it’s way in case it has to go through another 10+ fast.
The trick? You just have to make sure you feed your body the best of the best, the freshest of the freshest and it better taste damn good too!
These 4 easy breakfast ideas will help you drop kick that weight quickly.
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4 Easy and Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Weight Loss
Banana Almond Breakfast Sandwich
This is a simple but totally healthy way to start the day. With protein rich almond butter, energy-supporting banana, and high-fiber sprouted grain bread, you can’t go wrong. This one is great when you’re on the go!
- 2 slices of organic sprouted grain bread
- 2 tablespoons of almond butter
- 1 medium sized banana
Directions: Toast the slices of bread and spread each slice with 1 tablespoon of almond butter each. Slice the banana lengthwise and place on one half, topping with the other half to make a sandwich.
This one’s pretty basic, but if you want to get your omelette as healthy as possible, this is the way to go. And the veggies will give you a ton of vitamins and minerals to start your day off right. Leave the milk out of your eggs and avoid the dairy!
- 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
- 1 whole organic egg
- 2-3 organic egg whites
- 1 hand full of fresh baby spinach
- A few mushroom slices
- A few broccoli florets
Directions: Heat the olive oil in a pan or skillet on medium heat. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and egg whites. Chop veggies into small pieces and mix into eggs. Drop into pan and cook on both sides, until desired consistency. Dab oil with paper towel and enjoy with a side of fruit!
Whole Grain Oatcakes
Want a healthy, filling alternative to pancakes? Try these oatcakes, made with whole grains and lots of hearty oats. Oats are high in protein and fiber, so they’ll totally boost your metabolism.
- 2 cups of buttermilk
- 1 large egg
- 1 ½ cups of old fashioned rolled oats (quick oats are okay)
- ½ cup of whole grain whole wheat flour
- 1 tablespoon of evaporated cane sugar
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon of salt
Directions: Whisk buttermilk and egg together. In a separate bowl, combine oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Stir into wet mixture and let stand for 10 minutes. Coat a griddle or pan with cooking spray, and drop ¼ cup of batter for each oatcake on medium heat. Cook 1-2 minutes per side. Serve with real maple syrup, berry compote, or a bit of honey.
Morning Power Smoothie
Looking for the best smoothie to start your day and jumpstart your weight loss? Try this green power smoothie, packed full of everything you need for the morning, including a ton of healthy superfoods. Trust me, this one keeps me satisfied all morning long!
- 1 cup of almond milk
- 1 handful of fresh baby spinach
- 1 small bunch of parsley
- 1 medium banana
- 1 scoop of delicious vanilla flavor Gaspari Nutrition Myofusion
- 1 scoop of Green Foods Matcha Green Tea
- 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Organic Chia Seeds
- 1 tablespoon of raw unpasteurized honey
- 4-5 ice cubes
Directions: Place all ingredients into a blender or magic bullet and process on high for 1 minute. Enjoy it at home or take it on the go.
For more great metabolism-boosting breakfast ideas, check out my 3 Healthy Quinoa Breakfast Recipes here!
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