July 9, 2015 – We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but grabbing a few extra minutes of sleep often wins that battle. These simple, better-for-you breakfast options are perfect for a busy morning and great for on-the-go, letting you to hit snooze one (or two) more times.
Berry Breakfast Cookies
Rich with protein and anti-oxidants, these breakfast cookies are quick and easy to make. Prepare the night before so you can grab a few on your way out the door, or leave a bag in the kids’ backpacks so they can enjoy throughout the week.
Looking to kick up your go-to morning toast? Try smearing toast with avocado and a pinch of salt and pepper. For added protein, mix in a hardboiled egg before spreading!
Quick, fresh and portable, this smoothie is definitely worth waking up for. For an even quicker prep process in the morning, lay out ingredients the night before!
Frozen, Nut-Butter Dipped Bananas
For a pop-able way to beat the summer heat, try a frozen breakfast that’s both filling and better-for-you. Slice bananas into half-inch pieces and spread almond or peanut butter between slices to create mini banana-butter sandwiches. Lie on a cookie sheet and pop in the freezer to enjoy as many as you’d like as a morning treat.
What’s your favorite way to start your day? Tell us in the comments!