Well, it may be tempting to jump out of bed and go straight to school or work. But before that, we all need a proper meal to start our day right. Welcome to Route2ten and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the top 10 healthy foods you need to be eating at breakfast. Before we begin, we upload new blogs every day. So be connected with us for more great content. For this list, we’re looking at the healthiest and most nutrient-packed foods to start your day off right. Here we go.
Number ten Bananas. It is filled with starchy carbs and will keep you full for hours. Bananas are great to add to oatmeal or cereal and they make a perfect addition to your morning smoothie. It also has high levels of potassium which is really helpful for lowering your blood pressure. Their natural sweetness will help you to fulfill your sugar cravings. Not to mention that bananas come in their own natural packaging, easy to carry, easily fit into your bag on the way to work or school. As it is easy to carry you can eat them on the way to school or office if you don’t have time to eat in the morning.
Number nine Kiwi. Kiwis may be tiny. But you’ve probably heard that good thing come in small packages. That’s definitely true of this underrated super fruit. Kiwis are full of fiber and it keeps you full for a long time by slow digestion. It’s also packed with a huge amount of the antioxidant vitamin C which will get you to your recommended daily dose quickly. This aids your immune system and contributes to better digestion and glowing skin. When used as a topper for a smoothie bowl or acai bowl, Kiwis look so beautiful.
08. Chia Seeds:
Number eight Chia Seeds. If you haven’t bought into the chia seed crazy yet now is the time to start. Chia seeds are a great source of hard to come by omega-3 fatty acids and also contain significant amounts of iron that fiber and calcium and every serving. These are a great alternative to the more standard breakfast grains like oatmeal because their net carb count is extremely low. The best way to consume chia seeds is to make a quick overnight chia seed pudding which can be talked with fruits or nuts before you eat it.
Number seven Berries. Berries are familiar for being the best healthy fruits because they’re low in sugar but high in fiber and antioxidants. Berries have a variety of nutrients that contribute daily values. They are a great addition to any other foods on this list that you’re looking to give an extra boost too. You can add berries to your morning meal in many ways. You can eat them straight, blend them in a smoothie or use them to top cereal chia seed pudding or even pancakes if you’re feeling really crazy.
06. Almond Butter:
Number six Almond Butter. While similar in taste – peanut butter almond butter packs an extra punch by having double the vitamin E. As well as more calcium and magnesium. The problem is peanut butter is readily available at the grocery store. You can buy it anytime. But almond butter is pretty pricey to buy at the grocery store. But the good news is that you can actually make it in yours. It’s actually easy to make if you have a food processor. Spread almond butter on toast or eat it straight by the spoonful for a quick hit of vegan protein.
Number five Avocados. We all know avocados are healthy but we all are probably more used to eating it in salads or as a guacamole dip than incorporating it into your breakfast. This trendy ingredient is popular because of their high healthy fats and fiber and low in net carbs. Nowadays avocado toasts are very popular for your breakfast. This is a great photogenic and easy way to up your morning avocado intake. You can also slice up avocado and put it on top of scrambled eggs or eat it straight from the skin with a little salt and pepper.
04. Cottage Cheese:
Number four Cottage Cheese. If you want a high protein boost but you don’t want any food then having a container of cottage cheese in your fridge is a great solution. Cottage cheese has high protein. And it is also full of vitamins and minerals. If you want it can be mixed with many other foods from our list to create a perfect breakfast. If you need something sweet or savory for a decadent weekend breakfast then cottage cheese pancakes are there for you. A delicious treat for the whole family.
Number three Oatmeal. If you are thinking of a healthy breakfast, Oatmeal is a perfect one for you. It holds a mix of protein and carbohydrates and contains soluble and insoluble fiber. Both of which aid in the digestion process. This warm and cozy meal is quick and easy to prepare but don’t buy the quick oats a Shea’s if you want to avoid lots of added sugar. Some researchers believe that steel-cut oats are healthier. There are many ways you can spice up your oatmeal. So same breakfast twice, that’s never gonna happen. Another way to get a dose of fiber in the a.m is flaxseed.
02. Greek Yogurt:
Number two Greek Yogurt. Greek Yogurt has a higher amount of protein compared to regular yogurt and nearly half of the carbohydrates making it a great way to start your day right. If you are a gym guy or exercise is a part of your lifestyle, Greek yogurt is the right choice for you as it’s got more protein. It also helps you to get probiotics into your system. To check at the brand you’re buying has probiotics read the label to look for something that says contains live and active cultures. You can use Greek yogurt on the top with a number of other foods on this list for a well-rounded breakfast.
Number one Eggs. There are many ways to start your day with eggs. It can be boiled, poached or scrambled. Eggs are the great source of protein and amino acids. Proteins are the building blocks of life. Every cell in the human body contains protein. To start your day right eggs are the perfect choice for your breakfast as it has the complete protein. It has all nine essential amino acids that are required by the human body. And as for vitamins and minerals, eggs have it all. It contains with vitamin A, vitamin b12, vitamin D, vitamin E, folate, selenium, choline, and others. So make sure you have eggs every day in your breakfast as it is the source of the highest protein. It will give you 25% more protein than other popular breakfast choices.