Thursday, November 1, 2018

Benefits Of Eating Breakfast + Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Healthy breakfast recipes

Believe it or not, during the colder months, we use more energy than you think. If you are skipping breakfast, it could do more damage to your body than you think. Breakfast is an essential meal to eat upon waking up because after fasting during sleep for 8 hours or more, we wake up to some energy loss which we need to replenish.

Some good benefits of eating breakfast include 

1. breakfast decreases your appetite during the day which can help in weight loss because you are not snacking excessively during the day.

2. You can help prevent type 2 diabetes.

3. You improve your memory when you feed your body with essential carbs and vitamins.

4. You increase your energy dramatically to go about your daily activities.

5. Help boost your metabolism with a nutritious breakfast.

Don't just get a cup of coffee or tea and go about your business till lunch time. If you didn't know, there are overnight breakfast meals you can prepare that are healthy and will help fuel you for the day.

Here are two recipes that are easy to make and healthy.

1. Dairy Free Taco Breakfast Casserole 

healthy breakfast ideas


1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 onion diced
10 eggs
3/4 cup salsa of your choice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Easy Taco Seasoning
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp salt

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Add ground beef and diced onion to a pan on medium-high heat. Once beef is browned remove from heat. Add the taco seasoning and stir until combined.
3.  Crack your eggs into a large mixing bowl. Whisk together. Add your salsa, salt, and pepper. Whisk again.
4. Lightly grease your baking dish ( Use a little olive oil for this).
5. Evenly spread your cooked beef and onion on the bottom of the baking dish.
6. Pour your egg and salsa mixture over the beef.
7. Top with the sliced cherry or grape tomatoes.
8. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes or until it is set and doesn't wiggle in the center.

2. Maple Syrup, Brown Sugar And Cinnamon Overnight Oats

easy healthy breakfast

2 cup cooked rolled oats gluten-free
1 tsp vanilla
2 cup almond milk
3 Tbsp brown sugar
¾ tsp cinnamon
3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
¼ cup pecans coarsely chopped, toasted

1. In four mason jars place equal amounts of the oats, vanilla, and milk in each. Stir to mix well.
2. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cinnamon, and maple syrup. 3. Pour a quarter of this mixture in each of the jars over the oats. Stir to combine.
4. Refrigerate jars for at least 2 hours or overnight.
5. Just before serving, toast pecans at 325 degrees for 5-7 minutes. Divide pecans and sprinkle in each jar.
6. Serve with additional cinnamon and maple syrup, if desired, and enjoy!

Here are more recipes for  healthy breakfast ideas you can make overnight. Enjoy!


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