No need for a recipe ¡ª these fast breakfast ideas from Self are easy to put together| no matter how hectic your morning.
If you’re one of the 31 million Americans who skip breakfast regularly| you?need to take a step back and find something you can quickly whip up?(and can’t be to blame for making you run late!). Save yourself from sugary?energy bar fatigue with these no-recipe breakfasts. Here’s all?you need to do: eyeball the ingredients before throwing them together. Each meal is balanced| meaning it contains some type of fiber-rich carbohydrate to provide you with long-lasting energy| a lean protein to help you feel fuller longer and a healthy fat to add both deliciousness and staying power to your breakfast. Quick| healthy and efficient. Now| no one can complain about that.
Smoked Salmon Breakfast Burrito
Smoked salmon mixes the everyday?breakfast burritos while also adding heart-healthy| omega-3 fats. Peppers| onions and salsa up the?veggie count in your scramble and work in extra flavor.
TO MAKE: Spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and warm?over medium-high heat. Sauté a handful of chopped red onion| sliced jalape?o peppers and salsa until tender| approximately a few minutes. Then| toss a large egg and a couple?egg whites into the pan; scramble until cooked through. Stir in bite-sized| chopped smoked salmon. Remove from heat; roll the mixture up in a large tortilla and top with more salsa| if desired.?
Breakfast Bento Box
It doesn’t get much simpler than this. Just?assemble each of the following items into a Bento box or similar container and take with you for a super healthy on-the-go breakfast option. We like to think of it as a morning cheese plate.?
TO MAKE: Assemble a?hard-boiled egg| a?cheese wedge or round (such as Laughing Cow or mini Babybel)| a bunch of grapes and?a small handful of whole-grain crackers.
Eggs-Any-Way Avocado Toast
This breakfast gives you?the awesome option?of preparing your egg specifically to your own liking think boiled| poached| fried| or scrambled. No matter how you cook the egg| it’ll work deeliciously well with avocado atop a slice of toast. Plus| you’re getting six grams of quality protein plus healthy fats and fiber from the avocado| too.?
TO MAKE: Toast one slice dark rye bread. Top with a quarter of an?avocado that has been mashed with a squeeze of lime and a pinch of salt. Cook an egg plus one egg white any way you like and place on top of toast. Garnish with salt| pepper| and herbs| if desired.
Egg and Cheese Sandwich
A?fast-food breakfast sandwich is not the healthiest way to quell your morning hunger pangs| but no one can deny how satisfying the classic egg-and-cheese?combo can be. For a healthy spin| we kept the egg and cheese but used a whole-grain English muffin| swapped a tomato slice for the traditional bacon| and added some spinach to make over the classic.
TO MAKE: Slice a?whole-grain English muffin in half and top with one small slice reduced-fat cheddar cheese. Place under the broiler until the cheese melts and the muffin is lightly toasted. Fry one egg and place on the muffin with the cheese|?tomato slices| a handful of baby spinach and salt and?pepper| to taste. Top with the other half of the English muffin.?
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