Truth: The morning routine rut is real. Myth: There’s nothing you can do about it. Especially when mornings get rushed, we tend to reproduce the same not-so-exciting meals: instant oatmeal or a yogurt in one hand with a blow-dryer in the other. Food and travel blogger Kate Kordsmeier of Root & Revel shows us that healthy doesn’t have to mean boring, predictable, and microwave-ready. Rather, with the right ingredients, healthy eating can be, like her motto says, “good, and good for you.” With nine of Kate’s innovative breakfast recipes, you’ll be jumping out of bed and racing to the kitchen.
The best thing about mixed veggie bowls is that they’re good for your body and your wallet. You can buy a carton of eggs to last you all week and you can go to sleep happy, knowing the veggies will save well in Tupperware or airtight freezer bags. That means you can enjoy these Middle Eastern flavors all week for any meal (did someone say breakfast for dinner?). If you like it then you should’ve put an egg on it… we did!
Say it with me now: “shack – shoe – ka.” This stove-top egg recipe tastes as good as it sounds, with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and a pass-me-the-water-ASAP blend of spices. With a garnish of homemade Swiss chard pesto, which can be saved and thrown into tomorrow’s omelet, get ready to seriously impress your Sunday brunch guests.
Having one less thing to do in the morning sounds pretty sweet, and tastes pretty sweet too, with this overnight chia pudding recipe. With a drizzle of honey, this breakfast keeps the sugar low and the protein and fiber high using oats, chia seeds, and almond milk. Meal-prep this recipe in individual containers to guarantee a week of stress-free mornings.
If you’re someone who can easily control your sweet cravings, first, please share your secrets to success. Second, say hello to this oatmeal recipe that is made for those on team savory. Whether you like your eggs poached, fried, or hard-boiled, fiber-rich oatmeal and veggies are a foolproof partner.
If you are new to the keto or Paleo lifestyle but live for the pumpkin-flavored time of year, try these pumpkin pie fat bombs for your next snack or dessert. Don’t be scared off by their name; these bars are filled with the healthy fats using coconut-based ingredients. Did we mention there’s no baking required? Just blend, freeze, and eat: It’s as easy as pie.
When you finally read the nutrition facts on your favorite Starbucks drink and realize you’re essentially drinking a candy bar, you know it’s time to take matters into your own hands. Create this crowd-favorite minty mocha at home using all natural ingredients such as spinach, unsweetened coconut milk, and raw cacao powder.
Whoever said bacon couldn’t be part of a healthy recipe clearly has never tried this gluten-free blueberry muffin. Made with coconut flour, flaxseeds, peanut butter, zucchini, and bananas, you’re guaranteed to hit the nutritional jackpot with every bite. Did we mention they’re gluten-free? It’s so good that we have to remind you twice.
Trust us, this is a recipe you’re going to root for. You still get that sweet and tart combo you love in fruit parfaits, but with roasted veggies, you’ve instantly got a low-sugar alternative. Top it with your favorite nut butter and a scoop of granola for a nutty crunch that really complements the creamy base.
“Healthy” recipes can be a burden when they require you to buy tons of specific ingredients of which you’ll likely only use a teaspoon. We are huge fans of ingredients you can transform and incorporate in multiple recipes, and these energy balls do just that. With everyday ingredients such as almond butter, oats, and blueberries, you can turn a typical oatmeal bowl into a snack bite in no time.