Breakfast, the most important meal of the day and we have previously discussed the importance of breakfast. Our first chance to equip of body with the vital nutrients needed to power through our day. Although most breakfast choices provide us with a healthy and balanced option, most are full of hidden sugars and empty calories.
Low in calories and rich in nutrients, adding a spoonful of superfoods to your breakfast is a great way of keeping energised and full throughout the day. With multiple health benefits also entailed, eating a breakfast high in superfoods will help to begin your day with a diet rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidant compounds.
What are superfoods?
Superfoods are foods rich in nutrients that are considered beneficial for both your health and well-being. With most superfoods being plant-based, some fish and dairy products can also be considered as a superfood.
Superfood Breakfast Ideas
Adding superfoods to your breakfast is one of the best ways to include these nutritional boosters to your daily diet. Picking smart and flavoursome choices for your breakfast is a great way to obtain all the health benefits created from eating superfoods.
We have listed together some delicious breakfast ideas for you to try at home:
Packed full of fiber, along with plenty of anti-oxidants, having a berry smoothie is a tasty and nutritious way of adding superfoods to your diet. Due to their low glycemic index, a berry smoothie will not spike your blood sugar level, therefore keeping your feeling energised and full for longer. You can add leafy greens such as spinach or kale for an extra boost of fiber, as well as magnesium, vitamin A and C and a natural source of protein.
Chia Seed Pudding
As a perfect filling fiber, chia seed budding is one of the healthiest ingredients to keep in the kitchen. Packed full of omega 3, protein, magnesium, potassium, iron and folate, chia seeds has multiple benefits to our health. Add two tablespoons of chia seeds to non-dairy milk and leave overnight to expand into a pudding. Finish with plenty of anti-oxidants berries for a boost of superfoods.
One of the best cost-effective superfood, oats are packed full of soluble fiber which helps to keep us fuller for longer. With gluten-free options available to those suffering with celiac, oats help to improve digestion and lower cholesterol. A healthy source of protein, iron and magnesium, oats are low in fat and calories. Try topping with berries for a delicious sweet breakfast.
As we have over 60 ingredients for you to customize your own cereal, you can choose a basic base from only oats and add to it superfoods such as chia seeds and berries.