TOP 5 WINTER BREAKFASTS

Breakfast is our most important meal of the day so enjoy some of these comforting winter breakfasts to warm up and boost your metabolism!

1. Chocolate mocha winter smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop of protein powder
  • ½ banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup coffee
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • ½ tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (can omit of protein powder if chocolate flavoured)

Method:

  1. Blend all ingredients together until smooth.

Serves 1

 

2. Hearty breakfast muffins to-go

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups rolled oats
  • 2 scoops of protein powder
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ½ cups very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 5 tablespoons maple syrup, agave, or honey
  • 2 2/3 cups water
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 380 F, and line 25 muffin tins or coat with coconut oil
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients and stir very well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine and stir all wet ingredients (including banana).
  4. Mix wet into dry, then pour into the muffin liners and bake 20 minutes.

Makes 25 muffins **great to freeze

 

3. Protein packed spinach and feta omelet

Ingredients:

  • 4-5 egg whites (or 2 full eggs + 2-3 egg whites)
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon feta
  • Pinch of sea salt and pepper

Method:

  1. Whisk eggs in small bowl.
  2. Add spinach, feta, sea salt and pepper.
  3. Add butter into small pan and over medium heat, add egg mixture. Cook until eggs are cooked through, and fold over halfway.

Serves 1

 

4. Toasted coconut chia seed pudding

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon agave nectar or maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon hemp hearts
  • 1 tablespoon raspberries
  • 1 teaspoon of toasted coconut flakes

Method:

  1. In a bowl combine the milk, chia seeds, agave or maple syrup and vanilla. Stir until combined and refrigerate for 2-3 hours, or overnight.  You may want to stir the mixture a couple times while it’s in the fridge.
  2. When set, top with hemp hearts, blueberries, and coconut.

Serves 1

 

5. Warming bowl of oats

Ingredients:

  • 1 cups water
  • ¼ cup steel cut oats
  • 1-2 tablespoons hemp hearts
  • 1 medium sized apples, peeled and cubed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Method:

  1. Boil water and add oats. Simmer for 20 minutes
  2. Add apples and cinnamon and simmer for 10 minutes more.
  3. Sprinkle with hemp hearts and enjoy!

Serves 1

 

 

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