There’s no doubt that what we eat for lunch sets the tone for the rest of the day. We rely on this meal to provide us with the energy we need to face the often difficult times ahead.
While the rush to get to work or school has often dictated that we focus on lunch, one of the benefits of staying home is that we’re less likely to grab chocolate croissants on the go. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of hearty breakfast recipes that are high in protein, low in carbs, and made with fresh ingredients like vegetables, herbs, and fruits. Because if breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it must also be the healthiest!
It’s so sweet… Thanks to the strawberries and bananas flavored with honey and cinnamon, mixed with lactose-free probiotic yogurt. This rosy smoothie is sure to brighten your day and fill you up.
Breakfast tacos with eggs and vegetables and fresh spices
Gluten-free corn tortillas are a tasty alternative to classic breakfast bread. They’re also a great support for fresh greens like spinach and mushrooms, sprinkled with fresh seasoning and topped with a poached or hard-boiled egg.
Tropical acai bowl
Start the day with a rainbow of flavors. This nutritious breakfast is a nutrient-dense acai berry smoothie that serves as the perfect canvas for a variety of vibrant toppings, including fresh fruit, shredded coconut, and various nuts and seeds.
Egg clouds of spinach and shallots
Egg whites and vegetables are the protagonists of this hearty breakfast. The egg whites whip up to form an airy, cloud-like meringue that serves as a fluffy cup for the quickly sauteed spinach and sweet shallots.
Avocado toast, ricotta and poached egg
Avocado toast has become one of the most popular healthy lunch recipes. While you can certainly keep it simple, we chose to elevate this on-trend dish by lightening the mashed avocado with ricotta sprinkles and adding freshness and crunch with sliced radishes.
Vanilla and cinnamon chia pudding
Substituting oatmeal for chia pudding is one of our favorite lunch ideas! In coconut milk, the vitamin-rich seeds swell, creating a creamy, dreamy lunch that tastes like indulgence.
A good bone broth
A high-protein breakfast doesn’t have to include bacon and eggs. Bone broth is all the rage and its followers drink it morning, noon and night. This soul-warming version of stuffed chicken is flavored with umami-rich miso and Japanese-style seasonings.
Popcorn-style sorghum granola
Discover sorghum! When heated, this ancient gluten-free cereal takes on a popcorn-like texture. Therefore, it is an excellent substitute for oats in homemade granola. The incredible texture in this recipe comes from the almonds, pecans, and pumpkin seeds, along with the sweetness of the agave and the spices, turmeric, cardamom, and cinnamon.
Fresh vegetables sautéed in pesto with a poached egg
Talking about food with the eyes. Thanks to a kaleidoscope of colorful vegetables, such as yellow and green summer squash and baby tomatoes, mixed with a bright green herb pesto, and finished with a golden, runny egg, this dish is (almost) too good to pass up. eat it
Vanilla fruit salad
This fresh, fruity breakfast couldn’t be easier, but you’ll be surprised how much pure vanilla extract improves your daily fruit salad.