During the long cold months of the winter, the options for breakfast are usually limited to oatmeal or hardboiled eggs, especially if you are trying to lose weight. But once the spring and summer come alone, you start getting more fresh options. Whether you are all about omelettes for breakfast or you want to take advantage of freshly made smoothies. You will have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to preparing the most important meal of the day.
Here’s a list of the best summer breakfast options that will surely help you lose weight faster.
1- Zoodle Egg Nests.
Zucchini is available from June to September, they can make delicious and nutritious breakfasts that are easy to prepare. Zucchini is very low in calories with less than 30 calories per one medium one, yet it is rich in fiber and water content which will keep you full and energized until lunchtime especially if combined with the protein found in eggs.
Recipe: Shred one medium Zucchini and sauté it over low fire with one tsp of extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil for three minutes.
Form two separate nests and crack an egg inside each nest.
Keep the heat on low, cover and cook until desired doneness.
2- Avocado Toasts With Cucumber.
A very exciting way to start your day. Avocado is usually found with a cheaper price through the summer months.
It is rich in monounsaturated fats and oleic fats that will certainly help you burn more fat since these types of fat take longer to digest so they will keep you full for longer and since hydration is very important in the hot weather, adding water-rich cucumbers to the toast is a wise option.
Recipe: mash 1/3 an avocado, season with salt, lemon juice and pepper, you can add one tsp of olive oil. Spread on whole wheat toast and top with cucumber slices.
3- Watermelon Smoothie.
Watermelon is something we eagerly wait for in the summer. So nothing is better than a fresh smoothie of water melon and other power packed ingredients.
The fibers and water content in watermelon will help keep you full, energized, hydrated and fresh all morning. The watermelon can be found all through the summer but it reaches its peak as the temperature rises so the best time for it is in august.
Recipe: Blend together 1 1/2 cup of cool watermelon, 1/2 banana, 1/2 cup frozen strawberries and add some chia seeds or grounded flaxseeds