When you get to the office in the morning, you know it’s going to be a grueling day. You need all the energy you can muster as the new boss loves gleaming over your shoulder while you work. Now, since you have overslept, you don’t have any time for great breakfast ideas. Not having eaten will create a snowball effect, causing you to lose concentration and completely throw the presentation you have been working on for months on out the window…
Alright, let’s take a deep breath and rewind the situation. Your body needs energy like the ocean needs water and without it, your entire immune system will disintegrate. With one of these easy breakfast ideas, your office time will turn out quite the opposite:
Whole Wheat Pancakes
If you’re looking for a healthier alternative for breakfast, Whole Wheat pancakes are a perfect choice and very easy to make. Whole wheat flour and omega-3 eggs turn pancakes from a sugary treat to a healthy breakfast idea. Per serving, you will consume 87 calories, 4 g protein, 10 g carbs, 2 g fibre, 4.1 g fat and 194 mg sodium.
Coconut Rice with Raspberries
You might be shaking your head when thinking of having brown rice for a morning meal. You’d be surprised at the amount of energy stacked inside with honey and coconut added. When adding milk, you also add vitamin D and calcium. With raspberries, you instantaneously add fibre to the mix as well! Per serving, you will consume 170 calories, 6 g protein, 35 g carbs, 5 g fibre, 1.2 g fat and 59 mg sodium.
Lemon Blueberry Scones
When making Lemon Blueberry Scones, you will benefit from a number of energy-giving ingredients such as oats for fibre, blueberries for antioxidants, milk and yogurt for calcium and flax seed for omega-3. Per serving, you will consume 260 calories, 14 g protein, 41 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 4.8 g fat and 416 mg sodium.
Fancy French Toast
When wanting to make a perfect breakfast, all you need is milk, eggs, whole grain bread and fat-free margarine. When done, sprinkle the toast with cinnamon. Cinnamon spice reduces resistance towards insulin and helps to lower cholesterol. Per serving, you will consume 352 calories, 22 g protein, 34 g carbs, 5 g fibre, 13.7 g fat and 810 mg sodium.
This easy-to-make breakfast becomes perfect with parfait toppings such as flax seed, dried fruit and chopped nuts. Once done, sprinkle cinnamon for sweet flavoring that improves blood sugar. Per serving, you will consume 387 calories, 20 g protein, 37 g carbs, 7 g fiber, 19.2 g fat and 198 mg sodium.
Boiled Egg, Spinach and Tomato Sandwich
Spinach and tomatoes provide valuable vitamins and antioxidants such as fibre-filled whole wheat slices of bread combined with protein in the egg help you keep your energy levels high throughout the day. Per serving, you will consume 213 calories, 11 g protein, 19 g carbs, 4 g fibre, 11.4 g fat and 390 mg sodium.
Now, fast-forward to the moment you ace your presentation and get a “well done” look from your boss. Silently, you thank those amazing breakfast ideas for giving you that extra boost to become a pro at the office!