Here is a list of the various milk combinations you can use in a smoothie breakfast with either using fresh or frozen fruits:
- Low fat frozen yogurt
- Low fat milk
- Almond milk
- Soy milk
- Skinny milk
- Low fat ice cream
Whilst most people do not have a decent breakfast until mid morning or lunch time, protein is also left until later in the day. Leaving it for this amount of time and your body is lacking the enough nutrients. Having a breakfast full of protein in keep you feeling fuller for longer and maintaining a health routine.
To add thickness, you mix it up with these ideas:
- crushed ice
- chia seeds
- frozen fruit
- low fat yogurt
- peanut butter
- mint/vanilla/almond extract
- dark chocolate shavings
Related: Banana, Oat and Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie
For added nutrients and having already mentioned this before, you can add a spoon full of protein powder for as well as some LSA. For flavouring and spice, you can add things like these:
- Rolled oats
- Low fat coconut milk
- Coconut water
We have all heard about Breakfast being the most important food for our start to the day HOWEVER how much you are actually eating, what is contains and whether it is good for you will be something that will make you STOP DEAD in your tracks and have a good think about it.
Good breakfast foods should be easy to digest, full of nutrients, enjoyed with family and not be over 500 calories.
Studies show that eating a light breakfast can help reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes and heart disease.
Experts argue whether a morning meal is necessary although most would agree that breakfast is important for:
- for maintaining healthy blood sugar levels;
- prevent overeating later on in the day;
- stocking the metabolism; and
- ensuring you get vital nutrients before you start the day.
Breakfast has even known in preventing type-2 diabetes so long as it is of a health choice.
Best foods to eat are fruits, leafy greens, nuts, seeds and soaked grains if tolerated. Superfoods is another source of recommendation as well as fresh juices and smoothies.
A cooked plant-based breakfast, packed with protein, antioxidants, fibre and complex carbohydrates is steel-cut oatmeal with fresh fruit and nuts.
So . . . I will be going to discuss this in further detail..
All the best,