Good Breakfast Ideas

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It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with breakfast. And if you’re trying to start your day in the healthiest way possible, your options can feel limited.

Fear not. We’ve collected our most nourishing, flavourful breakfasts – from creamy avocado on toast to heart-healthy porridge oats – to give you a welcome break from your usual toast or cereal.

Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Kickstart Your Morning

All it takes is a bit of planning and a few extra minutes in the morning. Think of it as a gift to your body to kick-start it with all the goodness you need to get the most out of your day.

Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

healthy breakfast ideas - Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

Banana pairs perfectly with the chocolaty flavor of our protein shake, bringing you classic combo that will satisfy your taste buds over and over again.

Sweet Potato Toast

5 slices of sweet potato toast with different toppings, raspberry, avocado, blueberries, fried egg and banana

While there’s certainly nothing wrong with a couple slices of whole-grain toast every once in a while, sweet potatoes make a great substitute for bread in open-faced breakfast sandwiches. Slice sweet potatoes horizontally, toast them, and top with a fried egg and smashed avocado; ricotta cheese, berries, and honey; nut butter and banana slices; or any other combination of healthy toppings you have in your fridge or pantry.

Ham and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

T-Minus 30 Recipes - Ham and Egg Breakfast Sandwich

With just six ingredients (ham, egg, spinach, olive oil, Swiss cheese, and a whole-grain English muffin) and about 15 minutes, you can have a healthier more satisfying breakfast sandwich than any fast-food drive through. Wrap this bad boy in foil and take it to work (or scarf it down during your morning commute… we won’t judge).

Chocolate Blueberry Protein Shake

healthy breakfast ideas - Blueberry Protein Shake

Blueberries and chocolate may not be a combination you hear about often, but once you whip up this shake you’ll be hooked on the duo. We even added in some almond butter to sneak in some extra flavor and protein.

 Avocado on toast

Toast topped with mixed beans and avocado

Instagrams favourite breakfast, vibrant, creamy avocado is a nutritious, filling way to start the day. An excellent source of monounsaturated fat and vitamin E, it has more soluble fibre than other fruit and provides a range of minerals from iron and potassium to folate.

Muesli

Bowl of muesli topped with yogurt and fresh berries

It’s the work of moments to make a batch of your own cereal for the week ahead, adding exactly what you like while avoiding the extra sugar hidden in many shop-bought varieties. The DIY option is also a great way to up your intake of fibre in the form of wheatgerm or bran, slow-release carbs like oats, and/or nutritionally valuable dried fruits, nuts and seeds.

 Porridge

Healthy porridge bowl

Cost-effective, quick and filling, porridge is an all-round winner for a wholesome, versatile breakfast to make at home or work. With a few twists and tasty add-ins, it can be flavoursome and even more nutritious, too. Get into the habit of eating a bowl in the morning and it will fuel you all the way to lunchtime.

 Overnight oats

Overnight oats in glass jars, topped with fruit and honey

We love overnight oats for a grab-and-go brekkie, offering a fast hit of nutrition. Leave a glass jar of oats and fruit to soak overnight in the fridge and wake up to creamy, soft oats that you can pack and take to work or enjoy as a no-prep, express breakfast ahead of a busy morning.

Omelette

Pan filled with an omelette

Cheap and versatile, eggs are also loaded with proteins, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. Whip them into an omelette along with veggies, herbs, salmon or cheese. This healthy herb omelletes with fried potatoes makes a protein-rich brunch or breakfast for two people and is ready in just 10 minutes.

 Clementine & vanilla porridge with citrus salsa

Porridge in white bowls with spoons

Brighten up your morning with this vibrant clementine & vanilla porridge with citrus salsa This porridge is low in fat and loaded with vitamin C, calcium and folate. Soak porridge oats with citrus peel and vanilla extract in 800ml water overnight, Then make a citrus salsa by chopping clementines, grapefruit and mint leaves. Cook the porridge and top with salsa, yogurt, seeds and nuts.

Mushroom brunch

Eggs with kale and mushrooms in frying pan

This mushroom brunch is an easy, one-pan breakfast using minimal ingredients. Make this low-calorie brunch by cooking sliced mushrooms in garlic and olive oil, then add one bag of chopped kale. Crack eggs into the pan, then cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until cooked to your liking. Try serving with fresh sourdough bread

Cinnamon crêpes with nut butter, sliced banana & raspberries

Crepes with fruit on white plate

Make these cinnamon crêpes with nut butter, sliced banana & raspberries for a gluten-free, veggie-friendly breakfast. Make a simple pancake batter from gluten-free brown bread flour, cinnamon, egg and milk. Cook the pancakes one at a time, then top with a nut butter such as almond butter or peanut butter and fresh fruit.

 Peanut butter & date oat pots

Peanut butter overnight oat pots

Overnight oats are an easy way to prep an instant breakfast in the morning. Prep these peanut butter & date oat pots by soaking porridge oats in boling water. Then add crunchy peanut butter, plain bio yogurt, chopped medjool dates and vanilla extract. Leave to soak overnight in the fridge. Top with extra yogurt and a dust with cinnamon.

 Poached eggs with smashed avocado & tomatoes

Smashed avocado on toast

These healthy poached eggs with smashed avocado & tomatoes will power you through a long day, with loads of filling ingredients. Poach the eggs until the whites are firm but the yolks are still runny. Toast slices of wholemeal soda bread or white sourdough. Top with smashed avocado, eggs, a handful of rocket and a sprinkle of black pepper.

 Avocado & black bean eggs

Black beans with eggs in pan

Vegetarians will love to start their day with these super filling avocado & black bean eggs. This easy, one-pan dish comes together in just ten minutes. Fry the eggs, then spoon the beans and the tomatoes around the pan and sprinkle over the cumin seeds. Scatter with sliced avocado and chopped coriander then drizzle with lime juice.

Breakfast burrito

Hand holding burrito with green background

Make this breakfast burrito for a wholesome breakfast on the go. Whisk an egg with a tablespoon of chipotle paste then cook chopped kale and cherry tomatoes until tender. Cook the beaten egg then layer everything on a warm wholemeal tortilla wrap, topping with sliced avocado.

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