Your morning routine is what sets your day up for success. That is why it is essential to take the time to get yourself organized and make time for breakfast, your energy source for the day. Research shows that eating breakfast with up to 40g of protein can help the body combat insulin resistance and get your cells to take in glucose and burn it for energy, reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes. The best way to fit in breakfast is to prepare in advance. Have the ingredients readily available in your kitchen. Stock your kitchen with essentials, such as oats, frozen fruits, eggs, cheese, and bread. These ingredients will allow you to make anything from smoothies to omelets, breakfast sandwiches and overnight oats.
1. Overnight Oats
Overnight Oats is one of the easiest breakfasts to prepare right before you get in bed. It’s simple! First, mash up a banana. Then, add some cinnamon, cocoa, chia seeds, protein powder and three tablespoons of oats. Mash all the ingredients together and add half a cup of almond milk. Mix well and refrigerate. When you wake up in the morning, take it out of the fridge and add a tablespoon of peanut butter on top. This is a delicious and easy 400 calorie breakfast that is packed with protein and all the energy you need to continue with your day. You might think it is impossible to fit such a healthy breakfast when you’re on the go. However, this is a very simple recipe that you can throw together the night before.