Who want’s 10 tasty healthy breakfast ideas? Vegan and vegetarian!
Breakfast is not only my favourite meal of the day, but personally I believe is the most important meal of the day.
You have gone all night fasting, so your body is craving some good healthy nutritious food.
Did you know that skipping meals can actually slow down your metabolism?
This can result in stalled weight loss of even weight gain.
It is so important to eat regular heathy meals to ensure your metabolism stays at a steady rate.
Here are 10 healthy breakfast ideas.
1. Chunky avo and pine nut on rye with boiled free range eggs
Ingredients: 2 slices rye bread, 1 egg, 1/2 avocado, sprinkle of pine nuts, cracked pepper (optional).
Place egg in small pot and fill with enough water to cover egg. Boil for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and peel away shell. At same time toast rye bread. Spoon avocado into bowl and chop roughly. Spread onto toast. Slice egg and arrange on top and sprinkle with pine nuts and cracked pepper.
2. Hazelnut muesli, dairy free yogurt topped with red berries
Ingredients: 1 cup non toasted muesli, small handful of hazelnuts, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 cup raspberries, 1/4 cup strawberries, 1/2 cup low fat dairy free yogurt (or low fat dairy yogurt for non vegan option)
Place muesli and hazelnuts into bowl. Pour yogurt over and arrange berries on top. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
3. Banana coconut smoothie bowl Ⓥ
Ingredients: 1 banana, 1/2 cup low fat dairy free yogurt, 1/3 cup lite coconut milk (tinned), 1 tsp chia seeds, 1 tsp flax seeds, 1 Tbsp pumpkin seeds, 1/2 kiwi fruit, 1 tsp shredded coconut (optional)
In blender place 3/4 banana (save rest for chopping and placing on top), yogurt and coconut milk. blend until smooth.
Pour into bowl. Chop banana and kiwi fruit and arrange on top. Sprinkle chia, flax, pumpkin seeds and shredded coconut on top.
4. Tahini toast with mushroom, spinach and tomato Ⓥ
Ingredients: 2 slices whole grain bread, 1 & 1/2 Tbsps tahini, small handful baby spinach leaves, 4 cherry tomatoes, 1-2 raw mushrooms, mexican spice seasoning (optional)
Toast bread. Spread tahini over both pieces. Chop cherry tomatoes, and mushrooms. Arrange baby spinach leaves on toast followed by tomatoes and spinach. Season with Mexican spices or any other spices or cracked pepper.
5. Almond, pecan, blueberry & coconut oatmeal Ⓥ
Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1 tsp peanut or almond butter, approx 6 crushed almonds and 6 crushed pecans, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup non dairy milk (soy, almond, oat, rice, coconut), 1/3 cup blueberries, 1 Tbsp shredded coconut.
Place rolled oats in bowl for microwave or pot for stove top. Add water and milk. Cook in microwave for 1 minute or heat on stove top until thickened.
Remove from heat. Sprinkle crushed nuts on top, arrange blueberries and finish with shredded coconut and peanut/almond butter.
6. Vegan banana pancakes Ⓥ
Ingredients: 1 medium banana, 1/2 cup almond or coconut flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 cup almond milk, sugar free maple syrup (optional), coconut milk for cooking.
In bowl add flour and baking power. Mash banana separately and add to flour along with yogurt and almond milk. Mix well together so there are no lumps. In frying pan add a little coconut oil and heat. Put spoonfuls of mixture into pan and cook on medium heat until tiny bubbles form. Flip pancakes and cook on other side. Serve with banana or any other fruit and sugar free maple syrup.
7. Avo, tomato and corn tortilla Ⓥ
Picture is for 2 people. This recipe is for 1 person.
1 wholemeal tortilla, 1 tsp crushed garlic, 1/2 avocado, 1 tomato, 1/4 cup corn kernels, fresh coriander, cracked pepper.
Warm tortilla in oven. Slice avocado and tomato. If corn kernels frozen place into bowl with a little water and microwave for 30 seconds. Remove tortilla from oven and spread with garlic. Arrange avocado, tomato, corn and coriander on top. Sprinkle with cracked pepper. Roll or fold tortilla.
8. Banana & almond oatmeal with sugar free syrup Ⓥ
Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 non dairy milk ( soy, almond, rice, oat, coconut), 1 banana, 6 crushed almonds, 1 tsp chia seeds, sugar free maple syrup.
Place rolled oats in bowl for microwave or pot for stove top. Add water and milk and cook in microwave for 1 minute or heat on stove top until thickened. Remove from heat. Mash half the banana and mix into oatmeal. Chop rest of banana and arrange on top. Sprinkle over crushed almonds and chia seeds and drizzle with 1 Tbsp sugar free maple syrup.
9. Poached eggs & spinach toast
Picture is large serving.
Ingredients: 2 slices whole grain toast, 2 free range eggs, 1/2 cup spinach, cracked pepper.
In pot of fry pan add enough water to cover eggs. Bring to boil and carefully crack eggs into water. Lower to medium heat and cook approx 2-4 minutes depending on how you like your eggs. At same time toast the bread. Arrange spinach onto toast. Remove pan from heat and place eggs onto toast and sprinkle with cracked pepper.
10. Shreded coconut museli with yogurt, dates, coconut and berries Ⓥ
Ingredients: 1 cup muesli, 1 Tbsp sunflower seeds, 1 tbsp shredded coconut, fresh mango, 1/4 cup raspberries, 2 chopped dates, 1/2 cup dairy free coconut yogurt ( or any coconut yogurt for non vegan option), 1/2 cup non dairy milk.
Add muesli to bowl. Pour in milk followed by yogurt. Sprinkle sunflower seeds, coconut and arrange sliced mango, berries chopped dates on top.
11. Curry avocado eggs with paprika
Ingredients: 2 free range eggs, 1/4 avocado, 1 tsp curry power, sprinkle of paprika.
Place eggs in pot and fill with water until eggs are covered. Bring to boil and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and run cold water over eggs to cool. Peel away shell and cut eggs in half. Remove yolk and place in bowl with avocado and curry power. Mix well together. Spoon mixture back into egg whites and sprinkle with paprika.
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