Take a break from sugary cereals and processed toaster pastries. And fruit for breakfast is so overrated. Start your day off right by adding nutritious vegetables to your breakfast routine instead. You can easily get in a serving of veggies by adding them to your favorite recipes. Here are 10 great ways to incorporate more veggies into your breakfast!
1. Add veggies to a hash
Making a hash is super simple and easy to fill up with veggies. The natural sweetness from butternut squash is enhanced by juicy apples and delicious bacon.
2. Add vegetables to an egg bake
One of the best ways to incorporate more veggies into your breakfast is to play up an already savory meal. Customize a baked egg with your favorite veggies for a delicious breakfast meal.
3. Bake shredded veggies into muffins
Enjoy a super moist and delicious muffin while still getting a serving of vegetables. Add chocolate chips for extra sweetness, and you won’t even taste the green stuff.
4. Blend greens into your morning smoothie
Not a fan of kale? You won’t even taste it in this naturally sweet breakfast smoothie. Banana and pineapple add a delicious tropical flavor packed with vitamins.
5. Add greens or veggies to an egg white frittata
Egg whites are full of protein and are the perfect vessel for vegetables. Zucchini and spinach are great additions are pair well with your favorite cheese for extra flavor.
6. Avocado toast
You probably already love one of the most popular ways to incorporate more veggies into your breakfast: avotoast. This craze is not just another passing fad. Avocados are full of healthy fats and make for a great topping to toast for an easy breakfast.
7. Make mini frittatas for a breakfast on the go
Use mini muffin tins for a bite size breakfast you can take to work. You can eat as many of these as it takes to get full, without worrying about the health factor. They’re so much better for you than your regular sugary cereal.
8. Blend up a detox juice full of healthy greens
Refresh your body by adding greens like kale and spinach for a detoxifying juice. This won’t be as filling, so you can throw it on the side of your usual veggie-free brekkie!
9. Add shredded veggies to oats
Add shredded vegetables to oatmeal for a dessert-like breakfast that’s packed with nutrition and fiber. Shredded carrots make for a delicious carrot cake oatmeal you can prepare the night before.
10. Try savory oatmeal
Oatmeal is not just for maple syrup and brown sugar. Spinach and other greens are great additions for a savory twist on a breakfast classic. Mix it up with cheese and butter instead of your go-to brown sugar.
What are your most creative ways to incorporate more veggies into your breakfast? Let us know in the comment section!
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