6 Healthy Breakfast Alternatives


If you’re tired of cereal or toast every day but need a bit more sustenance than just fruit for breakfast, try one of these easy and healthy breakfast alternatives!


1) Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl
This hearty, savoury breakfast is a great way to start your day. Throw the chia seeds and almond milk in a bowl the night before so they can soak overnight and you’ll be ready to prepare everything quickly in the morning. Chia seeds are chock-full of fibre, omega-3 fatty acids, protein and a multitude of other nutrients. Chia seeds also contain tryptophan, an amino acid that helps regulate appetite and keep you full! Get the recipe here.


2) Chia Seed Pudding with Star Anise Cherries
This whole breakfast can be made easily the night before. Just add the almond milk and the chia seeds together in a jar and store in the fridge overnight. The cherry reduction can also be made the night before. The subtle star anise adds to the sweetness of the cherry reduction and gives the chia seed pudding a surprising flavour. Get the recipe here.


3) Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats
Forget the standard way of preparing oatmeal and give this overnight oats recipe a try. By preparing the oatmeal the night before and letting it settle overnight, all the flavours and textures really have a chance to grow. Peanut butter and banana are always a winning combination but take this breakfast to the next level by adding a some dark chocolate chips, coconut shavings or a sprinkle of cinnamon. Get the recipe here.


4) Flax Blueberry Vanilla Overnight Oats
Overnight oats can be made using a variety of milk substitutes – this recipe even uses vanilla yogurt to soak the oats in overnight! Flax is high in fibre and omega-3 fatty acids and is great for digestion. Blueberries, pecans and a pinch of brown sugar give this breakfast a sweetness. Get the recipe here.


5) Green Breakfast Smoothie
Don’t be intimated by the look of this green smoothie – it tastes delicious! It’s also full of immune-boosting ingredients like spinach, ginger, pear and lemon so it’s a perfect breakfast option for winter. Just prepare the ingredients the night before and throw it all in a blender in the morning and you’ll be ready to go! Get the recipe here.


6) Cheese, Vegetable & Egg Muffins
Use any vegetable in these simple egg muffins, they are packed full of protein and easy to pop in the microwave in the morning for a simple breakfast! Try adding some cheesy for some extra flavour and you can make up a batch on Sunday and they’ll be good for the whole week. Get the recipe here.


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Sage Mosurinjohn

Sage is a graphic design student with a quirky style and a passion for DIY projects. She can usually be found knitting at home or making yet another misshapen vase in the pottery studio. To check out some of her DIY triumphs (and disasters) you can find her on Instagram at @sagehartly.

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