Do people tend to avoid you until you’ve had your second cup of coffee? Has anyone told you that you may not be a ‘morning person’ while cowering behind the photocopier? If mornings are hard for you, it may just be that you don’t have the fuel to kick-start your engine. All you need to put a little pep in your step is a good breakfast. Here’s how to start the day off right.
Organic, Sprouted Grain Sourdough Bread
This is the perfect breakfast food because you can pop it in the toaster and it’s ready in two shakes of a lamb’s tail. Organic breads made with sprouted grains are packed with nutrients so you are able to fuel your day.
The high fiber content keeps you full and also keeps your glucose level constant. That means no mid-morning munchies or dip in energy level that leaves you irritable and tired.
Bread baked using traditional sourdough methods are packed with probiotics. These are essential gut bacteria that help you to digest your food better and protect you from illness and diseases.
Complex carbohydrates like organic artisanal breads give your brain the fuel it needs to perform, so you’ll be knocking it out of the park at work.
This is a great choice for people who don’t really feel like eating in the morning. Opt for thick, natural yogurt like the Greek varieties which are full of probiotics. Yogurt provides calcium and protein to give you a great start to your day. Add some fruit for flavor, fiber and a nutrient boost.
If you want something to crack you up in the morning, eggs provide protein and vital vitamins to help you get your groove on. Be aware that one yolk contains about 60% of your daily allotment of cholesterol, so don’t overdo it. Choose free-range, organic eggs to get the most out of your omelette.
Eat these sprouted in your artisanal breads or sprinkle ground flaxseeds (whole seeds will pass right through you) on your cereal or soothie. These tiny treats are packed with omega-3 fatty acids; just two tablespoons contains more than 100% of your recommended daily intake. Flaxseed are a great source of fiber and lignan, an antioxidant that prevents breast cancer.
These little berries are delicious and nutritious as they are a veritable goldmine of anti-oxidants and promote memory and motor skills while stabilizing blood pressure and boosting your metabolism. They really are the best of the berries and they are low in calories too, so pile your plate or enjoy them in our Blueberry Apple Buckwheat snacks!
This is the ultimate grab-and-go food that is easy to digest and will help to fuel your fabulous first thing in the morning. Bananas are filled with resistant starch which helps you to feel full for longer and they are an excellent source of potassium which helps to lower your blood pressure.
Breakfast can be a quick, easy affair that can really set the tone for a wonderful day. Make sure that you get off to a great start by eating healthy, simple meals that will have you performing like a champ and feeling good too. Make sure that you and your family get on the breakfast train and fuel your future.