We’ve heard it before - breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it is true! In the words of nutrition expert, Dr. Libby, starting your day with the right nutrition is as essential as keeping the petrol tank in your car topped up with the right fuel. Unfortunately, most of us neglect a good breakfast routine.  Skipping breakfast can often result in large fluctuations in blood glucose throughout the day and can even increase your appetite, making you more likely to reach for naughty snacks or overeat.

To inspire you in the kitchen and remind you of the importance of breakfast, we have come up with 3 unique FMTV breakfast recipes that will fuel your body and kickstart your day!

Breakfast Nori Rolls: A protein-rich savory roll packed with nutrients to sustain you all morning long!

Why it’s so good for you

Adding nori to your breakfast may sound strange, but it’s a great addition to your meal! Known as an ancient superfood, it was once believed to be our ancestors' secret to health and longevity. For thousands of years our forefathers ate seaweed for optimum nutrition as it’s rich in minerals, including iodine required for healthy thyroid function.

Ingredients

(use organic ingredients where possible)

  • 1 sheet nori
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp organic butter or coconut oil
  • ½ avocado
  • Handful of soft greens (spinach, arugula/rocket, bitter greens)
  • Sea salt to taste

Dressing

Paleo Bread: Before you buy bread again, try this recipe! A great alternative to store-bought bread!

Why it's so good for you

Not only is this bread delicious and versatile, it’s gluten-free, grain-free and packed with nourishing fats, including omega-3s, protein, and fiber to keep you satisfied!

Ingredients

(use organic ingredients where possible)

  • 1½ cups almond meal (or 1 ½ cups raw almonds, ground in blender)
  • 1¼ cups tapioca starch/arrowroot flour
  • Or
  • 2 cups (300 g) almond meal
  • 2/3 cup (85 g) tapioca starch/arrowroot flour
  • 2 tbsp flax/chia meal
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp bicarb soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup (2 oz) coconut milk, canned or homemade
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup (2 oz) coconut oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Watch the method on FMTV!

Quick & Easy Yogurt Parfait: A satisfying breakfast that looks amazing and tastes just as good!

Why it’s so good for you

Naturally high in protein, you can serve it up as we have, or come up with your own topping combinations.

Ingredients

(use organic ingredients where possible)

  • 1 cup yogurt - coconut or natural yogurt
  • Handful fresh or frozen berries
  • Handful chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts)
  • Drizzle of raw honey or sweetener of choice
  • Optional: freshly chopped mint, cacao nibs, coconut threads, cinnamon, vanilla extract
  • Watch the method on FMTV!