The 12 Most Amazing & Tasty Healthy Tricks for Breakfast in Bed
Who doesn’t just love the idea of breakfast in bed? In fact, we dare say there might not be any better feeling than waking up to gobble down a perfectly prepped and nutritious morning meal from under the warmth and comfort of your duvet. When it comes to dishing up an amazing breakfast in bed for your mam or dad, showing your partner how much you love them, or even just treating yourself on Sunday morning, there are a few things you need to know. We’ve got 12 tricks to help you serve an amazing AND healthy breakfast in bed, so check them out down below!
#1 Serve It Up On a Cool Tray
First things first, you have to think about presentation. You can DIY a hipster tray by lining an old suitcase lid with funky and colourful wallpaper scraps. Finish off with pretty and sweet smelling flowers in a vase.
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#2 Bento-Style Boxes Keep Things Tidy
But also healthy. Just in the same way that kids’ lunchboxes have compartments to make sure they get enough fruit and good stuff, having a breakfast in bed bento box helps ensure you serve a balanced meal.
You can’t go wrong with a perfectly boiled egg for an easy, filling and protein-packed brekkie. Also have you ever seen an egg cup cuter than this?
#4 Perfect Parfait
Throw fat-free Greek yogurt, crunchy granola and juicy fruits into a cup or jar and you have yourself a pretty, healthy and delicious morning meal.
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#5 The Indulgent Vegan
Vegan breakfasts in bed have never looked so good! Chocolate drizzle and homemade raspberry icing might seem decadent but you can make your healthy breakfast doughnuts full of fibre and protein too by using chickpeas to make the dough – yup, chickpeas!
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#6 The Classic
Eating in bed can be messy business so keep things simple and very nutritious with a morning smoothie. Blend frozen or fresh fruit with Greek yogurt and a liquid (try coconut water!). Simples!
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So at this stage we’ve all heard someone raving on about the health benefits of avocados, and most of us have tried the delights of avocado toast. But what about taking your bed breakfast to the next level with a blackberry, peach and basil avocado toast recipe?
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#8 Sweet Potato and Black Beans
Burritos are always a solid and filling breakfast option, but you can really up the health ante with sweet potatoes, avocados and black beans. Boom!
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#9 Throw in Quinoa
Spice up a simple fruit pot with a spoonful of quinoa dressed with honey, lime and basil. And now you’ve got the perfect breakfast salad!
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#10 PB + Apple
This oh so healthy match made in heaven that takes literally two minutes to put together, making it a very easy snack to serve up for a delicious breakfast in bed.
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#11 Energy Bars
Preparing a big batch of awesome homemade energy boosting bars will get your morning off to the right start and make for an ideal breakfast dessert or snack with your drink.
#12 Go Green
Loaded with antioxidants that can provide a multitude of health benefits, green tea is definitely a better option in the morning than regular teas or coffee. Serving it up in bed in a cool or quirky teapot is a bonus!