A healthy breakfast is an important meal to start the day and is something that gives us the energy our body needs to get us through the morning and ensure a balanced diet. Many of us don't have time in the morning to grab something before we leave the house, so we opt to skip breakfast or choose something unhealthy instead.

So we have put together some quick, 5-minute, healthy breakfast recipes you can pull together before you leave or when you get to the office.


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  1. Mixed Berries & Yoghurt Recipe
  2. Wheat Biscuit & Fruit Recipe
  3. Porridge & Nuts Recipe
  4. Scrambled Egg Sandwich Recipe
  5. Pancakes & Fruit Recipe

1. Mixed Berries & Yoghurt Recipe (Approx 205 kcals)

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The first recipe is Mixed Berries & Yoghurt. Our recipe contains blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, but you can choose any fruit you want and the fruit is a great source of vitamins and fibre, and in this case, is also 3 of your 5 a day. Yoghurt is a source of protein and calcium, making this meal a great start to your day, and it is sure to keep you going all morning.

There is also no preparation needed, just put it all in a bowl and you're good to go. And if you are wanting an extra treat, sprinkle some cinnamon or chocolate powder over the top!

You will need:

  • 100g of Strawberries, Blueberries & Raspberries
  • 2 Scoops of Low-Fat Yoghurt
  • Cinnamon

2. Wheat Biscuit & Fruit Recipe (Approx 160 kcals)

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This recipe may need a little more time than the last one, but can easily be saved for when you get to work. All it requires is a wheat biscuit, a splash of milk, some fruit and a bit of honey to sweeten it all up.

Wheat biscuits are a source of energy and fibre to help you get through the morning. And again, any fruit can be used, depending on what you prefer. Adding honey is the perfect alternative to sugar and it is a source of pure sugar instead of artificial sugar, but as long as its just a small portion, any topping can be used.

Like the last recipe, preparation is just all of your ingredients together in a bowl, making it quick, easy and super healthy.

You will need:

  • 1 Wheat Biscuit
  • A Handful of Blueberries (or any fruit)
  • 50ml Skimmed Milk
  • Honey

3. Porridge & Nuts Recipe (Approx 280 kcals)

PT the bear eating a healthy breakfast of porridge and nuts

This healthy breakfast is perfect for the winter months as things turn colder and you need something to warm you up first thing, either at home or in the office. Oats are a great source of fibre and vitamins, and nuts are perfect for your daily source of healthy fats, and protein. And you can use any nuts you prefer to make it suit you.

Our porridge recipe is made from oats and water microwaved for 5 minutes, but milk can be used if that is preferred, however, this does increase the calorie count.

You will need:

  • 50g Porridge Oats
  • 300ml Water
  • A Handful of Mixed Nuts

4. Scrambled Egg Recipe (Approx 340 kcals)

PT the bear eating scrambled egg sandwich as a healthy breakfast.

Sometimes, we all want something a bit more substantial in a morning, and what could be better than a nice breakfast sandwich. Scrambled eggs are quick and easy to make, just whisk your eggs and milk together and microwave for 1-2 minutes. You can either toast your bread or leave it as it is, and make yourself a scrambled egg sandwich for breakfast.

Eggs are an amazing source of protein and vitamins, especially vitamin D. And if you use wholegrain bread for your source of fibre instead of white bread, it makes this breakfast even healthier.

You will need:

  • 1 Wholemeal, Multi-Seed Bun
  • 2 Medium Eggs
  • Splash of Skimmed Milk

5. Pancakes & Fruit Recipe (Approx 500 kcals)

PT the bear eating a healthy breakfast of pancakes and fruit

Pancakes are a bit more of a treat, but there is a way to make them healthy. You can buy pancakes to save time, or make them up yourself, but if you mix them with fruit and lemon juice, you have a nice, filling breakfast to get you through the morning.

Pancakes are a source of vitamins and minerals needed for a balanced diet, and if you decide to make them from whole-wheat flour, they are even a great source of calcium. The fruit is a great source of fibre and you can use whatever fruit you prefer, just give it a try and see what works.

You will need:

Pancakes

  • 200g Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 Lemon
  • Raisins
  • 200ml Skimmed Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda

Extras

  • Grapes
  • Blackberries
  • Strawberries
  • Banana
  • Honey

A healthy breakfast really can be a meal you look forward to in a day. Finding 5 minutes in a morning to grab something doesn't have to take up all of your time and can even benefit your lifestyle by helping you maintain a balanced diet. Give one of these recipes a try and see what works for you!

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