As you may or may not be aware -Breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Breakfast gives you the much needed energy and mental boost for the day.

However quite often it can be tricky, getting ready for work, getting the kids ready for school. So often a what is thought easy option may take place.

Such as not having any breakfast or having packaged cereals or on the run unhealthy fast food alternatives.

Food is your very core base for either a Life of Optimal Health or a Life tragically of Ill health leading to diseased states.

So by implementing health foods into your daily eating you are going to avoid this.

Enjoy these Simple Breakfast Recipes:

Firstly we will start with no cooking suggestions these are great for the days that you are busy heading off early in the morning:
•Yogurt, Blueberry and Pecan Oatmeal - Serves 1 = 1 cupful

This is a no-cook oatmeal recipe, that is left overnight. Gently reheating oats in a saucepan quickly in the morning.

Then adding your berries, pecans and maple syrup.

What you need -
•1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
•1/2 cup boiling water
•1 teaspoon pure vanilla essence
•1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen, thawed Organic Blueberries
•2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
•1 tablespoon toasted chopped pecans (You could vary this with slivered almonds, sunflower and pumpkin seeds)
•1 teaspoon pure maple syrup

What to do-

Combine oats and water in a jar or bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, heat if desired in a small saucepan

Now top with blueberries, yogurt pecans and maple syrup
•Avocado, Radish and Cucumber on Sough Dough Toast - Serves 1-2

What you need-
•2 piece of Sough dough bread
•1 lemon squeezed
•1 avocado
•1 - 2 radishes
•4 - 5 slices of cucumber
•Ground pepper

Variations for topping using the avocado as your base can be tomato, onion, capsicum, mint, parsley and poached eggs. You can also add cottage cheese.

What to do-

Pop the bread into the toaster

In a bowl add avocado, squeezed lemon and pepper and mash together

Spread the avocado onto the toast and then top with the radish and cucumber or any other toppings as mentioned.
•Berries, Banana, Kiwi fruit & Quinoa Fruit Salad - Serves 1 - 2

What you need-

1/4 cup of organic fresh or frozen blueberries

1/4 cup of organic fresh or frozen strawberries

1 small banana

1 kiwi fruit

1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt

1 tablespoon Quinoa

What to do-

Chop up fruit put into a bowl, top with yogurt then quinoa

Each of these recipes provide you with Protein, Calcium, Essential Vitamins and Minerals.

So for that Lazy Day Home when you feel like a cooked breakfast Poached or Scrambled eggs are a Great Idea.

•Poached Eggs with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese - Serves 1 - 2

// This is a Great Easy to make breakfast, will give you the clarity and energy to start your day:

What you need-

2 eggs

2 teaspoons of white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar.

2 pieces of wholegrain or wholemeal bread toasted.

If you don’t want toast you can use the wilted spinach as a base or endive or even avocado makes a good base. Warm avocado in oven whilst poaching eggs for 5 mins

1 cup of baby spinach

1 tablespoon of Ricotta cheese

What to do-
1.Boil kettle with filtered water. When boiled pour water into a skillet pan about 8 cm deep. Add vinegar.
2.In a bowl put your baby spinach add boiling water then drain in a strainer after a few seconds.
3.Put toast into toaster or avocado in the oven
4.As water comes up to boiling crack your two eggs separately into the boiling water.
5.With a wooden spoon gently splash boiling water over eggs. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes for a soft yolk or 3 to 4 minutes for firm. Using a slotted spoon, remove egg from water.
6.Have toast or the base you have chosen on a plate and place the eggs onto these
•Easy Scrambled Eggs - Serves 1 - 2

What you need-

2 - 3 eggs

2 Spring onions (chopped)

2 - 3 button mushrooms (chopped)

1/4 cup of Almond or Coconut milk

Cracked pepper to taste

What to do-

Crack eggs into a large mixing bowl for fluffy scrambled eggs use a whisk to fold eggs gently until yoke and white are fully mixed together.

Pour in milk and mix again with whisk. Now stir in spring onions, mushrooms and pepper

Heat a shallow pan with a tablespoon of olive oil, when oil is heated add mixture stirring constantly until mixture is cooked through. Takes about 5 minutes.

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