Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it has to be rich and nutritious. But why not make it your favourite meal of the day? Most people tend to opt for sugary meals, for an energy boost, others go for a high calorie, high cholesterol brekkie that will keep them full until lunch. But have you ever thought of going for an all green breakfast?
Smoothies have been around for a while now. Smoothies are a great, simple way to get in that extra nutrition you need. The best ones are nutrient-dense, providing vitamins and oils necessary for good nutrition. Simply mixing a banana and some yoghurt will not make for a good smoothies.Smoothies make for wonderful and delicious options for a meal when made with natural ingredients so make the most of those veggies!
You will need:
- 1 cup cucumber
- 1 cup of baby spinach
- half an avocado ( you will use the other half later)
- green unsweetened tea ( chilled )
- 1 tbs of fresh ginger, grated
- juice of one lemon
Place ingredient in blender and puree until smooth.
Why is this smoothie pure gold?
Well, green tea is high in antioxidants, cucumbers are rich in vitamin C, K and beta-carotene. Avocados are indeed high caloric ingredients, but they sure enough make up for it. They are a great source of fibers and potassium and are the greatest digestive ever. Combined with ginger and lemon juice, it will make for an amazing diuretic.
Who came first? The hen or the egg? In this case scenario, eggs are first! The myth that eggs are bad for you has been debunked. Consumed within reason, you should know that one egg has only 75 calories, 7 grams of high quality protein and 5 grams of fat. They are a great source of iron, vitamins, minerals and fibers. As much as possible, try and only eat fresh, organic eggs, not more than twice a week.
This recipe serves 2. Should another person come along, double the quantity.
You will need:
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup Oatmeal flakes
- half an avocado
- 1 cup of kale
- salt, pepper
- Muffin tray
Preheat the oven at 300.
Whisk the eggs in a large bowl, and then add the kale and the oatmeal flakes, which will be your second source of fiber you need to function properly.
Puree the avocado and mix it in. Stir well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Lightly spray the muffin tray with cooking oil. Equally divide the mix in the tray and pop it in the oven for 15’. There you have it. Non greasy, super healthy green frittata.
You are now ready to start your day! Doesn’t it feel amazing?