Easy breakfast ideas for your morning (Photo: Courtesy)


A main challenge with eating healthy in the morning is that you don’t always have time to prepare a nutritious meal.

This is a time when you need something quick so it can be tempting to just eat whatever you find and rush out the door. Or not eat at all.

That should not be the case.

To help you get the nutrients you need to start off your day with the right amount of energy, here are five simple breakfast meal ideas worth a try:

 Whole grain peanut butter toast (Photo: Courtesy)
Whole grain peanut butter toast

White bread doesn’t really do anything for our bodies from a nutritional standpoint. It might taste good but instead of nourishing your body, it contributes to a number of health problems including unwanted weight gain.


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Brown bread might be slightly better but the best option to go for is whole bread. With whole bread you’re getting real benefits and it still tastes good toasted. Add more benefits by applying some peanut butter or almond butter if you like, then toast.

 Nutritious porridge (Photo: Courtesy)


Power porridge

If you haven’t considered having porridge in years, now is the right time to start preparing some. It’s filling and it also gives you a good amount of complex carbs to keep you going through the day.

A good option would be brown porridge and if you’re looking for something extra, you can mix in some cassava flour, sweet potato flour and other ingredients for a super nutritious breakfast treat.

 Creamy fruit salad mix (Photo: Courtesy)


Creamy fruit salad mix

In case you’re not a fan of cooking or you are just looking for something simple before you rush to work or do school drop offs, you can simply prepare a bowl of your favorite fruits and pour in some yoghurt.

With this simple breakfast meal, you are getting a rich supply of probiotics and tons of vitamins and minerals for an overall healthy boost.

You can go for probiotic yoghurt or plain Greek yoghurt that doesn’t contain sugar, plus, you can add some chia seeds for more benefits.

 Steamed vegetables (Photo: Courtesy)


Steamed vegetables

Vegetables aren’t just a lunch or dinner thing but they can also make a great breakfast option. With this recipe, you don’t even need a steamer because all you need to do is learn the right techniques.

You can start with something as simple as steaming carrots and broccoli, then add more vegetables to suit your preference.

 Fruity oatmeal (Photo: Courtesy)


Fruity oatmeal

Many people would choose to eat cereal instead of oatmeal for breakfast. But the reality is that most cereals contain added sugar and they don’t have as many benefits as oats.

Oatmeal is a quick and healthy option that you should definitely try. You can add some fresh fruits like bananas and boost the flavor by sprinkling some cinnamon and honey.