We are told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After you’ve been starving all night, a good healthy breakfast will help you kick-start your metabolism and give you the necessary energy to carry out the day’s activities with ease.
With the right breakfast foods, you don’t have to worry about weight or counting calories. In fact, there are meals that can help get you get that flat tummy you’ve been coveting!
To make this you will need:
– 1 cup of frozen mango cubes
– 1 cup halved fresh strawberries
– Half a cup of chilled mango nectar
– 1 cup vanilla yogurt or vanilla soy milk
– 1 tablespoon of frozen pineapple juice concentrate
– 2 tablespoons of flaxseed oil
To make this smoothie, blend the strawberries, nectar, mango, yogurt and juice concentrate until smooth. Add the flax seed oil and blend some more, until the ingredients are well mixed. Pour into a glass and garnish with strawberry slices. Enjoy your drink!
Bagel With Fruit & Peanut Butter
To make this breakfast you will need:
– One whole wheat bagel
– 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
– 1 medium banana, sliced
– 4 sliced strawberries
Simply spread the peanut butter on your bagel, and then line it with the slices of banana and strawberry. You can eat this with your favorite breakfast beverage.
The first two recipes will help you in reducing your tummy, because they contain strawberries. Strawberries have a phytochemical that increases the production of the hormone known as leptin. Leptin suppresses hunger, so you won’t have a need for snacks in the course of the day. In addition, strawberries contain adiponectin, which is a hormone that quickens the process of burning fat and it’s useful in fighting diabetes.
Mushroom Spinach Feta Frittata Breakfast
To make this dish, you’ll need:
– 2 egg whites
– 1 whole egg
– 55 grams of sliced mushrooms
– 15 grams of baby spinach
– 30 grams of feta cheese
– Coriander, salt and pepper for seasoning (optional)
Cook the sliced mushrooms for about 3 minutes on medium heat and then add the spinach. Cook for another minute or so. On the side, whisk the eggs and then add them to the mushrooms and spinach. Add the feta cheese, mix the ingredients and cook for another 5 minutes. Season with coriander, salt and pepper.
You can serve this meal with a slice of oat bread and pomegranate juice. The pomegranate juice will help you wash your organism of toxins, and, since it contains polyphenols, it’ll help in suppressing appetite.
Egg Florentine And Pesto Made From Sun Dried Tomato
To make this dish, you will need the following:
– 1 bunch of spinach
– 1 tablespoon of olive oil
– A third cup of Greek yogurt
– A quarter cup of sun dried tomato pesto
– Pinch of salt
– 1 teaspoon of vinegar
– Black pepper (ground)
– 4 eggs
– 2 English muffins (whole grain, split and toasted)
To prepare, heat the oil in a skillet and cook the spinach until wilted.
On the side, mix the pesto and Greek yogurt, and add a quarter cup of the mixture into the spinach before removing it from the heat.
Now, let poach the eggs. In a saucepan, bring to boil about an inch of water. Add the salt and vinegar before reducing the heat to low. Crack 1 egg and gently pour it into the water. Repeat the same with the other eggs. Cover and simmer for about 5 minutes, until cooked.
Put some spinach on the muffins. Then, drain the eggs with a paper towel, and put them on top of the spinach on the muffins.
Spoon the remaining pesto and yogurt mix over the spinach and eggs, and grind some black pepper and salt on top.
Start taking these breakfast meals today and you’ll see a significant reduction in your tummy area.