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Three MORE Breakfast Recipes for Busy Mornings!

When it comes to the health and wellbeing of busy people, one of the most important things to take into consideration is the importance of a healthy breakfast. Eating a healthy protein packed breakfast can provide many benefits, including improved energy levels, fueling will power to resist the office candy jar, enhanced mental clarity, and improved overall health.


Woman drinking coffeewhile rushing to work on a busy morning.
Coffee, breakfast of champions.

Eating a healthy breakfast helps to provide an energy boost to start your day in the right way. By eating a meal that is high in protein and complex carbohydrates, such as overnight oatmeal with nuts and fruit, you can give your body the energy it needs to power through the day. Breakfast can also help to improve mental clarity and alertness. Studies have shown that those who start their day with a healthy breakfast are better able to focus and concentrate. This can be especially beneficial for busy working professionals (like doctors) who need to stay focused and alert throughout the day.


Additionally, eating a healthy breakfast can help to improve overall health. Eating a nutritious breakfast helps to provide essential vitamins and minerals that our bodies need to stay strong and healthy. Eating breakfast can also help to regulate our metabolism, as well as reduce cravings for unhealthy snacks (i.e. candy jar) later in the day.


Studies show that eating a protein rich healthy breakfast can help to prevent overeating later in the day. This can be especially important for busy workdays when you may not have the time to prepare healthy meals throughout the day.

 

Here are 3 more of my favorite healthy breakfasts that support sustained energy levels, enhanced mental clarity, and improved overall health. If you make one of these recipes tag me on social media or post it in our Facebook group.

 

Recipes:

  1. Banana Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Muffins

  2. Protein Packed Overnight Oatmeal

  3. 2-Minute Egg Muffins

 

Banana Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients:

-            2 ripe bananas

-            1 cup nut butter (cashew works well)

-            2 eggs

-            1 tsp vanilla

-            2 Tbs honey

-            3/4 tsp baking powder

-            1 Tbs cinnamon

-            ½ cup Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips or Lilly’s Chocolate Chips

-            2 servings of collagen powder of choice

Directions:

1.       Preheat Oven to 400 degrees F.

2.       Line a muffin tin with paper/silicon liners.

3.       Mix all ingredients except chocolate chips in a high-speed blender or stand mixer until incorporated.

4.       Mix in chocolate chips.

5.       Fill muffin cups ¾ cull with batter. (optional: top with more chocolate chips)

6.       Back for 15 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

7.       Let cool on a wire rack before removing from muffin tin.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer. Best eaten within 3 days unless frozen.

 

Protein Packed Overnight Oatmeal

Ingredients:

  • ⅓ cup Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats

  • ⅓ cup Low-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt

  • ¼ cup Water

  • 1 ½ tablespoons Nut Butter

  • 1 tablespoon Flaxseed (ground)

  • ⅓ cup Fresh or Frozen (thawed) Berries, sliced if large

  • 1 tablespoon Toasted Sliced Almonds (optional)

  • 1 serving of Collagen Powder of Choice

Directions:

  • Place oats in a small bowl or mason jar. Add yogurt and water; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap or a lid and refrigerate overnight (or for up to 2 days).

  • Prior to eating, gently stir in nut butter, collagen powder and ground flaxseed. Top with berries and almonds.



High Protein Breakfast recipe of OVer night oatmeal with collagen powder and greek yogurt.

 

2-Minute Egg Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 2 Large Eggs

  • 2 tablespoons Lowfat Cottage Cheese

  • 2 tablespoons chopped Green Onions (about 1 small)

  • 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan Cheese

  • 1 tablespoon diced cooked Bacon or thinly sliced Ham

  • Pinch of fine Sea Salt

  • Freshly cracked Pepper

Directions:

  • Coat the inside of a coffee mug with nonstick cooking spray (I use organic avocado oil)

  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs. Whisk in the cottage cheese, then the bacon or ham and green onions, parmesan, and salt & pepper; pour into prepared mug. Cover with a clean paper towel.

  • Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds; stir egg mixture. Microwave 30 seconds; stir again. Microwave 45 to 60 seconds longer until eggs are just set.

  • Enjoy!

Picture of microwaved 2- minute egg muffins.

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