- Cottage cheese pancakes with maple syrup
- Avocado and feta toast
- Green smoothie bowl
- Creamy mushrooms on toast
- Breakfast burrito
Cottage cheese pancakes with maple syrup
Calories: Approximately 180
Benefits: High protein and carbohydrate content that keeps you fuller for longer.
Ingredients: ½ cup fat free cottage cheese, 4 egg whites, ½ cup oats, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Mix all the ingredients to make the batter.
Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat. Pour the batter onto the pan in mini sized pancakes and let them to cook (similar to making a dosa). Flip the pancakes, allow them to cook for an additional 4-5 minutes until golden brown.
Serve with maple syrup.
Avocado and feta toast
Calories: Approximately 280
Benefits: An easy breakfast recipe that’s rich in healthy fats and protein.
Ingredients: 2 small avocados (peeled), 80 grams of crumbled feta cheese, freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon, 1 teaspoon of pepper, 3-4 slices of multigrain bread.
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Spread it on the bread. You can squeeze the lemon juice and sprinkle some pepper on your toast based on your taste preference.
Green smoothie bowl
Calories: Approximately 310
Benefits: High on fibre, protein and takes less than five minutes to assemble
Ingredients: ¼ avocado, 2 medium bananas sliced(and preferably frozen), 1 cup fresh berries, 2 handful spinach, 1 handful kale, 2 teaspoon chia seeds, 1 ½ cup almond/soy milk
Handful dried fruits, few slices of bananas, shredded coconut, handful fresh berries
For the smoothie, blend all the ingredients together until creamy or chunky. Pour it in a bowl and add the toppings. You can always add peanut butter or maple syrup based on your acquired taste.
Creamy mushrooms on toast
Calories: Approximately 231
Benefits: A quick breakfast recipe rich in proteins and carbohydrates that is perfect post workout
Ingredients: 2 slices of multigrain bread,11/2 tablespoons light cream cheese, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 150 grams sliced mushrooms, 2 tablespoons skimmed milk, ¼ teaspoon wholegrain mustard, 1 tablespoon chopped coriander(for garnishing)
Toast the bread and spread with a little of the cheese (don’t use butter).
Heat oil in a non-stick pan and sauté the mushrooms until softened. Add the milk, remaining cheese and mustard to the mushrooms. Stir well until coated. Tip onto the toast and garnish with coriander.
(If you need an added boost of of protein you can even top off your roast with a sunny side up.)
Calories: Approximately 197
Benefits: High protein content that will keep you fuller for longer
Ingredients: 1 cup chopped bell peppers, ½ cup chopped onions, 3 eggs, 6 slices cooked and chopped bacon, ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese,1 tablespoon olive oil, 3-4 whole wheat tortillas.
Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and sauté the bell peppers and onions until softened. Add the eggs and cook them tell well done. Then put the eggs on the tortilla, add chopped bacon and cheese. Roll it up and enjoy right away.
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