Research also shows that a good breakfast is one of the best ways of maintaining a healthy weight.
Vegetables tick all of the boxes as healthy breakfast options: they are alkaline, provide nutrients and fiber, kick-start your digestive system, and give you a great start to your morning.
There are plenty of good choices when it comes to alkaline foods for breakfast, but these are some of my favorites which I am sure you will love!
Alkaline Green Smoothie
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 large Kale leaf
- ½ cucumber
- 1 stick celery
- 1 lemon
- Pinch of ginger
- Add all ingredients into your powerful high speed blender and blend for 20 seconds.
- Serve in a large glass and enjoy.
Avocado on Toasted Sprouted Bread
- 1 slice sprouted bread
- Half an avocado
- Half a cup Cherry tomatoes
- ½ tsp. olive oil
- Seasoning: Sea salt, parsley
- Top your toasted sprouted bread with roughly mashed avocado.
- Add cherry tomatoes on the side, drizzled in olive oil, season and enjoy.
Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
- ½ cup cooked quinoa
- 1 cup cooked broccoli
- 1 tsp. olive oil
- 2 tbsp. soaked almonds
- Seasoning: Sea salt, parsley and coriander
- Combine absolutely all the ingredients into a bow, and enjoy!
Easy Chia Seed Pudding
- ¼ cup chia seeds
- 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or coconut milk)
- ¼ cup berries
- ½ tbsp. honey
- Mix chia seeds, almond or coconut milk and honey in a small bowl or glass. Let it set in refrigerator overnight.
- Remove it from the fridge, and make sure your pudding looks thick and the chia seeds have gelled. Top with berries, and enjoy immediately.
Soaked Almond and Seed Muesli
- ¼ cup raw almonds
- ¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds
- 1 tbsp. chia seeds
- 1 tbsp. flaxseeds
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- stevia and cinnamon to taste
- Add all ingredients into a bowl and season with stevia and cinnamon.
- Soak overnight.
- Enjoy first thing in the morning!
- ½ dozen mushrooms thinly sliced
- 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
- Pinch of chopped spring onion and rosemary
- Pinch of himalayan salt and black pepper
- A few drops of sesame oil
- Mix all ingredients into a glass bowl and leave overnight in the fridge.
- Add to any salad and enjoy.
- ½ a dozen cherry tomatoes
- 2 portabello mushrooms
- 1 cup sautéed spinach (with salt and pepper to taste)
- 1 poached egg
- Drizzle tomatoes and mushrooms with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt.
- Bake or grill tomatoes and mushrooms until cooked.
- Plate up with spinach and egg, and enjoy.
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