Fitness Diva Breakfast Recipes
Posted on 14 December 2016
Good Morning...Put down the supplements and start your day off right!
These great recipes will be a great addition to your morning menu before sweating at the gym.
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- Almond Butter, Strawberry, and Banana Overnight Oats with Chia
Add one banana, 1 1/4 cups unsweetened almond milk, and 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt to a bowl and stir together until it’s creamy and combined. Next, stir in about 10 diced strawberries, one cup of gluten-free oats, and a tablespoon of chia seed. Divide into two sterilized mason jars, cover, and leave in the fridge overnight. When you’re ready to eat, add a tablespoon of almond butter and a few extra banana slices or strawberries to the top.
Berry-Licious Smoothie Bowl
With a high-powered blender, mix one cup or almond milk, 1 1/2 cups of mixed berries (fresh or frozen, although frozen will give you a thicker consistency), three tablespoons of Greek yogurt, and some ice. Pour into a bowl and top with sliced banana and blueberries, sliced almonds, granola, honey, chia seeds, and coconut flakes.
- 3 Coconut Cream Pie Oats
In a jar or container, stir together 1/2 cup of oats, 1/2 cup of coconut milk, 3/4 cup coconut flavored Greek yogurt, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, a pinch of salt, maple syrup to taste, and one teaspoon of vanilla extract until well-combined. Cover and chill overnight.
The following day, heat a fry pan over medium heat. Add 1/4 cup of shredded coconut and 1/4 cup of sliced almonds. Cook the mixture until the coconut is golden and the sliced almonds are toasted, which will be about three minutes. Remove from the heat and sprinkle over the oats.
Fluffy Kefir Pancakes
Sure, this recipe is a little more complicated than the others we’ve highlighted, but it’s worth the effort. You will need kefir, cow’s milk, two eggs, melted butter, flour, vanilla extract, salt, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, oil, honey, and sour cream, as well as utensils such as a clean jar, cheesecloth, a rubber band, a plastic sieve.