Heading back to work after a holiday break is never easy, and just getting out of bed in the morning can feel like a Herculean task. Give yourself something to look forward to each day by stocking your pantry full of delicious, healthy breakfast foods that will perk up your sleepy taste buds and get you ready to tackle the day.
And it’s not just your mother who insists that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Research shows that eating a good meal at the beginning of the day gives your body the energy it needs to function, helps you maintain a healthy weight and leads to better alertness and focus throughout your daily activities.
Here are some of our favorite healthy breakfast foods:
1. Acai Blueberry Superfood Cereal
What better way to start your day than with a bowl full of superfruits? Our acai blueberry superfood cereal is hearty, nutritious and packed with antioxidant-rich blueberries, acai, elderberries, bilberries and camu camu fruit. Studies show that blueberries may have numerous health benefits, from improving memory and combating disease to lowering blood pressure and protecting heart health.
2. Organic Raw Cacao Goji Energy Squares
No time to sit down for breakfast? No worries! Our raw cacao goji energy squares are perfect on-the-go bites that fit easily into a purse or briefcase. They are gluten-free and certified organic, made from goji berry powder, dates, raisins, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, dried apricots, coconut and chunks of cacao.
3. Gluten-Free Steel-Cut Oats
A bowl of this fiber-rich hot cereal will keep you going all morning long. Heat up our pure, old-fashioned oats with water and salt on the stovetop, then sprinkle with walnut pieces and dried fruit for a well-balanced breakfast. Try our gluten-free rolled oats, as well!
What is your favorite healthy breakfast item?