So recently I realised that I really needed to start eating healthier. My problem with food is that I get lazy and bored and I end up eating the quickest things to make. These are also not always the healthiest options. I decided to start a little series like this where I share what I ate in a week because hopefully it will give you some ideas. Also, I’m working on a working week so there will only be 5 meals.
For the start of this series I am going to be sharing my breakfast with you for the week.
All of these recipes can be found in Eat Smart (ES) and Deliciously Ella Every Day (DE).
Monday – Carrot Cake Porridge (ES)
I must admit that I was a bit skeptical about this. I mean carrots and oats don’t really seem like a good combination, but boy was I wrong. This was delicious and kept me full until lunch time. I woke up earlier than normal to cook this in the morning, but it was well worth it.
Tuesday – Acai Smoothie Bowl (ES)
This was delicious. I made the smoothie the night before and then the next morning poured it into a bowl with fruit. It was a lot thicker than a normal smoothie which was great because it gave it a bit more texture. I chose to have mine with bananas and strawberries but any fruit would work!
Wednesday – Swiss Bircher Muesli (ES)
I wasn’t sure if I would like this as I thought that the apple in it would become soggy after being in liquid all night but it was actually really good! It was also incredibly filling and made quite a lot! I couldn’t eat this for only one meal as it was just too much. It was really fresh and had wonderful flavours.
Thursday – Banana and Honey Porridge (DE)
This was another oats dish that I made in the morning an it was so good. It was also very comforting. A warm, banana and oats dish is a wonderful way to start the day. The honey just gave it a natural sweetness so I did not need to add any extra which made me feel a whole lot healthier!
Friday – Banana Bread Porridge (ES)
As you can tell, bananas and oats were pretty much a staple for me this week. I did, however, make different meals with them and they were all delicious. This one was no exception. I added frozen blueberries to mine and they added a really great flavour as well. This kept me full for so long so it is definitely something that I will be making again.
I am so excited to continue on this healthy eating track. It has been such fun to make different kinds of breakfast and I would definitely make all of these again. I will link the websites for both ladies as they both have loads of recipes on there that you can look at.
Have you tried any of these foods for breakfast before? Would you like to see more posts like this? Let me know in the comments below!