Breakfast food doesn’t have to be fussy! Start your day strong with these 12 no-fuss breakfast ideas:
1. Yogurt Parfait
Mix a cup of yogurt with muesli and fresh or thawed frozen fruit. Here is a good recipe.
2. Fruit, Cheese & Nuts
Slice an apple or pear with cheese and a handful of raw nuts.
3. Cottage Cheese
Mix with pineapple wedges and whole grain cereal.
4. Sprouted Grain Toast
Top with avocado and a hard boiled or over-easy egg. Silver Hills is a great, local brand to look for.
5. Fried Egg
On a whole grain English muffin or toast with spinach leaves.
6. Multigrain Waffle
Top with almond butter and raisins. Here is a recipe for homemade waffles. Or if you don't have a waffle maker -- just make pancakes! Freeze leftovers (with small pieces of wax paper in between each one) and pop them in the toaster as desired for quick week day breakfasts.
7. Overnight Oats
Prep breakfast for the week! Here is a good recipe.
8. Cooked Oatmeal
Mix with 2 tbsp of peanut butter, berries and banana slices. Here is a good basic recipe.
9. Homemade Smoothie
Blend 1 cup of yogurt with a banana, strawberries, 1 tbsp of wheat germ or flax seed, and water or milk to thin. Or try this smoothie recipe.
10. Breakfast Pizza
Toast whole wheat naan bread and top with tomato sauce, tomato slices, sliced cooked mushrooms, arugula, feta and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Broil in the over for a minute or two to warm - watch it carefully as it will burn quick.
11. Breakfast Burrito
Wrap a scrambled egg, diced tomatoes or salsa and 2 tbsp shredded cheese in a whole wheat tortilla. You can also follow this breakfast burrito recipe.
12. Egg Muffin Cups
Here is an egg muffin cup recipe. Make a couple batches and freeze them - they can be reheated in the oven in minutes.