Five Great Healthy Breakfast Ideas For The Busy Over 40 Crowd
These quick breakfasts are great to start the day and to also fortify your body against stress. For more information on how to reduce the stress in your life click here
1 cup non-fat cottage cheese
1/2 scoop (about 3 Tablespoons) Vanilla Protein Powder
4 strawberries, sliced
1/3 cup blackberries
1 Tablespoon slivered or sliced almonds
2 teaspoons honey
Mix cottage cheese with protein powder until the powder is combined thoroughly.Top with berries, almonds, and honey.
Mix all together. Enjoy!
Egg White Omelet in a Mug
4 egg whites, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons fully cooked ham or turkey bacon (or you can omit meat)
2 tablespoons fresh baby spinach, shredded
1 tablespoon green pepper, diced
1 tablespoon red pepper, diced
1 tablespoon tomato, diced
1 tablespoons reduced-fat cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste, if desired
Spray a microwave-safe mug with non-stick cooking spray. Combine all ingredients in mug and mix. Microwave uncovered on high for 1 minute; stir. Cook for 1-1 1/2 minutes longer or until eggs are completely set.
For a pop in the taste depart try fresh salsa on top.
Peanut Butter Whole Wheat English Muffin
1 tablespoon of peanut butter
1 tablespoon of raisins
1 teaspoon of sesame seeds
Toast the English muffin, spread the peanut butter, sprinkle raisins and sesame seeds.
Whole Multi-Grain Tortilla
Scrambled Tofu or Egg Whites
1 tsp Scallions
1/8 Cheddar Cheese
1 teaspoon Parsley
Scramble tofu add scallions, parsley and spread on a warmed tortilla. Sprinkle cheddar cheese and roll into a burrito.
Peach and Toasted Almond Greek Yogurt
2 tbsp. sliced almonds
6 oz. Greek yogurt
6 oz. Greek yogurt
1 tbsp. brown sugar
Microwave almonds on plate 1 minute or until toasted. Mix sliced peach and brown sugar in bowl; spoon over yogurt. Top with almonds.
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