Heading to the gym in the morning, it can be hard to get up that extra bit early and make a healthy breakfast to jumpstart your day. It is easy to resort back to something easy and quick, often sacrificing quality and health benefits. Many of us opt to skip breakfast and it can leave your stomach growling as soon as you step into the gym. Don’t go hungry again and check out these simple recipes to keep you satisfied and jumpstart your day before the workout ensues.
Eggs can be a great addition to your diet as they contain a large amount of protein and veggies give those all-important micronutrients which help with recovery after a gym session. Combine the two and you are left with a perfect breakfast which is both quick and easy while being nutritious too.
Whisk two eggs together and place them in an oiled pan on medium heat. Add your chopped veggies, any combination will do, and flip. Place on a plate and top with avocado for a great start to your day.
Quinoa is a superfood seed that is packed full of protein. Any breakfast that has a larger than average amount of protein is great for regular gym-goers. An easy breakfast involving quinoa would have to be quinoa oatmeal. Combine cooked quinoa, milk, banana and peanut butter for a great tasting breakfast that is good for you too!
Greek Yogurt Parfait
If you are looking for quick and simple, a greek yoghurt parfait is an easy winner. Greek yoghurt is a tangy and creamy dairy product which packs an incredible 12 grams of protein per serve. Top your Greek yoghurt with your choice of fruit and granola for breakfast in a flash. You can even eat this on the way to the gym!
Sweet Potato and Greek Yogurt Bowl
With their delicate and sweet flavour, sweet potatoes are a great choice to combine with your tangy greek yoghurt for an all-round breakfast in the early mornings. Both offer a great amount of protein and sweet potatoes have those added nutrients that can only boost your breakfast. Combine your greek yoghurt, sweet potatoes and some nut butter for a healthy breakfast. Sweet potatoes also give those carbs that are necessary for post-workout. This is a great all-round breakfast for regular gym goers out there.
If you struggle to get out of bed that little bit earlier to sit down to a meal then a protein smoothie may just be the perfect choice for you and your routine. Invest in high-quality protein powder and all you need is some fruit of your choice and water or milk to make a filling breakfast. Combine your protein powder with the recommended amount of water or milk and add some fruit, bananas and berries are a great choice. Now you are ready to head off to the gym with your smoothie in hand.