1. GREEK YOGURT
Greek yogurt is made by straining whey and other liquid from the curds. This produces a creamier yogurt that is more concentrated in protein, which keeps you feeling full throughout the morning!
Certain types of Greek yogurt are good sources of probiotics, like Bifidobacterium, which help your gut stay healthy.
-Choose a plain yogurt and add some fruit for sweetness and flavor!
Oats contain beta-gluten, a type of fiber that’s been shown to help lower cholesterol when eaten regularly! Oats are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, folate, and potassium!
Steel cut oats contain more fiber than rolled or instant oats, but any type of oatmeal is a healthy choice.
-Avoid the flavored oatmeals which have a lot of sugar and instead add milk with a little honey/cinammon and top it off with fruits and nuts!
Grapefruit has fat burning properties and it benefits one’s blood sugar and insulin levels which may help you slim down faster.
It is also hydrating, filling, and packed with immunity-boosting antioxidants.
-For a well rounded breakfast, pair it with protein like yogurt.
But make sure to check with your doctor before consuming because grapefruit and it’s juice can interfere with some prescription drugs.
While bananas still have a little touch of green, this is one of the best sources of resistant starch, which is a healthy carbohydrate that keeps you fuller longer.
Bananas contain a good dose of potassium which helps lower blood pressure naturally.
-Slice it up and add to a bowl of oatmeal with cinammon. Another option is to put some slices on toast with nut butter and chia seeds! Banana Nut Butter Chia Seed Toast Recipe
5. ALMOND BUTTER
Looking for alternate source of protein if you don’t eat dairy or eggs? Almond Butter is a great choice of protein because it’s filled with monounsaturated fats (one of the good fats).
-Spread some on a slice of whole grain bread or eat in combination with a banana or an apple.
6. ASSORTED FRUITS
Blueberries, fresh or frozen are filled with antioxidants! Studies suggest that eating blueberries regularly can help improve everything from memory and motor skills to blood pressure and metabolism.
-Add blueberries to oatmeal for a delicious breakfast.
Strawberries are high in antioxidants and contains your recommended daily intake of vitamin C, along with high quantities of folic acid and fiber.
-Add strawberries to oatmeal or to plain Greek yogurt
Kiwi has about 65 milligrams of vitamin C per serving which is almost as much as an Orange! It’s rich in potassium and contains fiber which makes it a good aid for digestion.
-Eat kiwi by themselves or add them to a fruit salad or a smoothie!