There is a long gap between breakfast and lunch and you really won’t want your focus at work shifted by hunger. To avoid hunger getting in the way even after eating breakfast, it’s best you opt for protein rich food that will fill you up for longer hours. Most people usually resolve to eggs for protein and breakfast, but there are actually more options to choose from. The truth is that a lot of people don’t want to go through the stress of cooking early in the morning, but it doesn’t still mean you shouldn’t pack on your protein.
However, we have put together easy-to-make meals that won’t take so much time to prepare.
1. Overnight barley bowl
Barley is a rich source of fiber and protein that will help to fill you up for longer hours. It also helps to improve digestion, control blood sugar levels, prevents heart disease and lower high cholesterol.
Stir your plain yogurt and uncooked barley, then cover and keep in the fridge overnight. You can sprinkle coconut flakes and cherries on it while serving.
2. Strawberries and cream
Strawberries contain antioxidants and many other minerals and vitamins including potassium, manganese, folate, dietary fiber and magnesium. It is also a rich source of vitamin C. Combine your fat-free plain yogurt, rolled oats and honey and stir well. Then, garnish the mixture with sliced strawberries.
3. Savory chickpea-red pepper yogurt
Chickpea has been shown to help control blood sugar levels, increase satiety and also aid in digestion. it is also a great source of plant-based protein and provides essential vitamins and minerals. Red peppers contain over 200 percent of your daily vitamin C intake and are rich in vitamin B6 and folate. Asides the dose of animal protein in yogurt, it is also a rich source of calcium, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-12, potassium and magnesium and aids in digestion due to the gut-friendly bacteria known as probiotics.
Sprinkle the yogurt with your cayenne and cumin, Then add jarred roasted red peppers, sliced thin and your pre-made roasted chickpeas.
You will only spend about 5 minutes preparing each of this meal per serving. You can try out these ideas for your breakfast.
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