For some, the morning is all about jumping out of bed and getting into action.
For others, it’s all about grabbing those precious extra five minutes before rushing around in the fear of being late for work.
If the latter sounds familiar, then chances are that you haven’t much time for breakfast and end up with a rumbling stomach at your desk – which is not good for your health or your waistline.
It’s vitally important to kick off the day on the right note and take in a nutritious breakfast that will set you up for the day.
Luckily, it doesn’t have to take too much time and here are five healthy options that you can put together in less than fifteen minutes.
Breakfast Raspberry Ripple
Fruit is another great breakfast option as you’ll have a few of your five a day in before you leave the house. Instead of a boring slice of melon, why not team some greek yogurt (high on calcium) with some oats and fruit to make this delicious creation that looks more like a dessert!
Scrambled Eggs With Ham
Pretty basic but this is one that we keeping coming back to. Full of protein, wholegrains, iron and vitamins, this a great breakfast for all the family and can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. For a tasty treat, add some cheddar cheese for a seriously scrumptious starts to the day. There’s a great recipe here.
Healthy Buckwheat Pancakes
Pancakes may seem like an indulgent weekend treat but by using the right ingredients, this becomes a handy daily breakfast. You’ll find a bag of buckwheat flour for about €3 at your nearest health food shop and this recipe is dairy-free and sugar-free so you’ll get top points for nutrition.
Tasty Egg Muffins
If you really don’t have any time to spare, then prep in advance with these muffins. Eat them in your hand as you’re heading out the door or pop in a lunchbox for the office, this is a very easy way to get the nutritional boost of eggs without a sit-down breakfast. You can find a handy recipe here.
Crunchy Breakfast Cereal
If you’re conditioned to having a bowl of cereal in the morning, then opt for a healthy one. This blend of seeds, almonds and berries is a yummy option. While it may seem like a lot of ingredients, buy in bulk and you’ll have be stocked up for months with a very budget-friendly breakfast.