Ever had one of those days where you just can’t seem to get enough sleep and you keep hitting the snooze button? How about one of those mornings where you look up and you realize you should have left 5 minutes ago?
I know I have those days and when I do, I don’t have time to get a balanced breakfast in, so I skip it. Sound familiar?
Here’s the harsh truth:
Skipping meals can cause you to overeat later in the day.
One thing many of my clients have had success with is to prepare breakfast options that are grab and go- so when we are running out the door we can snag our breakfast on the way.
When making your grab and go breakfast options (or any breakfast for that matter), you want to work on balanced options that include protein, carbs and healthy fat. Check out the 3 balanced recipes below that are not only quick and easy, but also kid-approved!!
You can find all of these recipes and MANY MORE on the healthy steps nutrition website.
- Double chocolate overnight oats — the secret to this recipe is the greek yogurt, it’s loaded with protein and makes the overnight oats creamy.
- Strawberry shortcake smoothie— smoothies can be a great option. The problem is many times they are loaded with carbs and missing protein and healthy fat. This recipe has cashews and strawberry protein powder to make it balanced.
- Egg muffins — make it your own by adding your favorite toppings. Pair with fruit for a balanced breakfast. These are also great reheated!
Add these three recipes to your breakfast rotation for meal prep!
P.S.—> Don’t forget to set a reminder to grab your breakfast- my clients like to put a sticky note on the garage door that says “Don’t Forget Breakfast.”
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