There's a reason why breakfast is called the most important meal of the day. Aside from having the ability to will you out of bed, it's the first nutrition you put in your body after sleeping for hours. Starting the morning off with the right superfoods is essential for energy and cognitive function, as well as helping you achieve your health and fitness goals. Try one of these five delicious healthy breakfasts and you'll be well on your way to kicking some serious butt.
1. Salad + Mixed Berries + Coconut Tortilla + Green Juice
Starting off with a healthy dose of greens will ensure that you're getting the daily recommended amount. A small salad drizzled with olive oil and a green juice will give you energy and improved mental clarity. The addition of mixed berries provides you with antioxidants and a paleo tortilla or two made with coconut flour keeps you feeling full for hours. Recipe for coconut tortillas here.
2. Frozen Acai Bowl
A bowl of frozen blended acai berries is anti-aging, immune-boosting and antioxidant-rich. Top it with protein packed natural peanut butter, coconut flakes and granola. Recipe here.
3. Banana Kale Smoothie
Bananas are full of resistant starch, a healthy carbohydrate that keeps you feeling fuller longer. Combine it with nutrient dense kale, memory boosting honey and protein-rich chia seeds. Recipe here.
4. Lemon Blueberry Protein Pancakes
Can you really go wrong with pancakes that are good for you? These are made with heart healthy oats, protein rich yogurt, and tart lemon & blueberries. Recipe here.
5. Sweet Potato Hash with Egg
Turning sweet potatoes into a hash is both tasty and healthy. It's got lots of Vitamin A and fiber, and when topped with an egg, it'll give you plenty of protein to fuel your body. Recipe here.