14 Killer On-The-Go Tasty Tricks Because You Can’t Skip Breakfast
They say it’s the most important meal of the day and yet lots of us always manage to give it the skip for the sake of a few extra minutes in bed. If your morning routine is simply too jam-packed to make time for a proper sit down breakfast then it’s important you learn how to eat on-the-go. We’ve got 14 tasty tricks here so that you find the time and motivation to fuel your body with healthy and nutritious, but oh so easy to make, brekkies and get your day off to the best start it can.
#1 Keep It Simple
The last thing you need to do in the morning is waste precious minutes putting together a fantastic spread. Focus on simple recipes that you can rustle up in seconds.
#2 Hello Whole Grains
Wholegrain foods keep you feeling fuller for longer so ditch sugary cereal for breakfast and try making a yummy batch of natural granola bars to bring with you.
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#3 Get a Juicer
Make learning how to make incredible smoothies a top priority. Great because they’re simple to make, you can prep several glasses for the week, and you can easily take them on your commute or even enjoy at your desk.
#4 Know Your Carbs And Protein
Make sure you give your body the proper amounts of nutrition it needs in the morning. Combine protein from eggs, yogurt, lean meats or nuts with a carbohydrate based food such as bread, oats or cereal provides.
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#5 Start Your ‘5-A-Day’
There’s no excuse to not get cracking with your 5-a-day as soon as you get up and about. Most fruit is extremely convenient to eat on the go and requires absolutely no prep. Of course, you could go the extra mile and prepare mouth-watering fruit pots in advance…
#6 Stay Hydrated
As well as going without food overnight, your body has also gone without liquids, so even if you do nothing else before you step into work, make sure to drink a big glass of water.
#7 Eat Enough
While a piece of fruit is rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, it’s not enough for most people and many grab-and-go breakfast recipes just don’t cut it. Make sure you aim for about 300 to 400 calories so you feel satisfied until lunchtime.
#8 Greek Yoghurt
Greek yogurt is an easy powerhouse breakfast, packed with protein, few calories and no fat. Mix in almonds and a fiber-rich fruit, like fresh pear, to round out a great breakfast.
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#9 Hipster Parfait
How cool do you think you’d look having a nutritious homemade breakfast out of a jar?
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#10 Be Creative With Toast
Toast will always be a convenient breakfast staple, but there’s much more to it than just a smear of butter or jam. Aim for much more nutritious AND delicious toppings!
#11 Love PB
On-the-go breakfasts doesn’t get any more simple than these apple & granola bites. Nor as tasty!
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#12 A Healthy Burrito
Did we mention that filling and delicious breakfast burritos can be healthy too? Just go easy on the sauces or oils and heavy on the veggies!
#13 Egg Muffins
Make your frittata in a muffin pan instead of a cast iron skillet, and you’ll have grab-and-go eggs for days.
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#14 Change It Up
Fall in love with breakfast again and avoid eating the same thing every day when you wake up. If you’re looking forward to something new you’re much more likely to chow it down before you step out the door.