5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Make Other Commuters Jealous

Breakfast that is neat enough to eat with one hand while you scroll through your feed with the other.

1) Paleo Omelet Muffins

Super-easy to make. If your Paleo plan doesn’t include ham, sub in the protein of your choice.

Paleo omlet muffins

 

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 8 ounces cooked ham, crumbled
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt/li>
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 8 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  2. Beat eggs together in a large bowl. Mix ham, bell pepper, onion, salt, black pepper, and water into the beaten eggs. Pour egg mixture evenly into prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until muffins are set in the middle, 18 to 20 minutes.

2) No-Bake Energy Bites

Loaded with oats, flax seeds, and nut butter. You can make these your breakfast or a post-workout recovery snack.

No bake energy bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

Combine oats, chocolate chips, flax seed, peanut butter, honey, and vanilla extract together in a bowl; form into balls using your hands. Arrange energy bites on a baking sheet and freeze until set, about 1 hour.

3) Whole Grain Breakfast Cookies

All the pleasure of eating a cookie for breakfast, but with a lot less guilt.

Whole grain breakfast cookie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant)
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup ground flax meal
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup blue agave nectar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Pulse the walnuts in a food processor several times to chop; continue processing until the walnuts are ground into flour; transfer to a bowl. Mix in the rolled oats, whole wheat flour, flax meal, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon until thoroughly combined.
  3. Combine the almond butter, canola oil, agave nectar, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla extract in the food processor and process a few seconds to blend the ingredients well; transfer the almond butter mixture to a large bowl and fold in the dried cherries and chocolate chips. Mix the walnut-oatmeal mixture into the almond butter mixture (dough will be very thick).
  4. Scoop up heaping teaspoons of dough, and form into balls; lay the dough balls onto the prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and flatten the cookies with a spatula. Allow to cool for about 5 minutes on the baking sheets before removing to finish cooling on wire racks.

4) Energy Bars

Because no one should face morning meetings without breakfast.

Energy bars

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 large ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsalted raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly oil a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Mix the eggs, banana, oats, sunflower seeds, cinnamon, milk powder, dates, raisins, walnuts, apricots, wheat germ, maple syrup, and whole-wheat pastry flour together in a large bowl until thoroughly combined; spread the mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes; set aside to cool. Cut into 9 bars and wrap with plastic to store.

5) Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

Fill up a travel cup to sip on the way in. Discover more tasty combinations for your breakfast smoothie.

Strawberry oatmeal breakfast smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 banana, broken into chunks
  • 14 frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar

DIRECTIONS:

In a blender, combine soy milk, oats, banana and strawberries. Add vanilla and sugar if desired. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

 

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