It’s one thing wanting to eat healthily, but it’s another thing to turn your good intentions into reality. In today’s climate, where are you supposed to find the time to slave over the stove and put together a healthy nutritious breakfast?
Quick breakfast ideas on the go
In today's world, it can be nearly impossible to put together a time efficient and nutritious breakfast. But don’t you worry; with the proper meal preparation and equipment this is possible. Here are some of the best breakfast hacks and tips for eating healthy on the move.
Timesaving Breakfast Equipment
Life seems to get difficult fast when you can’t bring your coffee with you in the car or on the train; and if you spill, your treasured drink can become your worst enemy. Investing in a good thermos mug, one that keeps your coffee hot, your sips accessible and your shirt free of stains should be your first port of call. This investment will also allow you to enjoy your breakfast on your commute, instead of rushing it before you leave the house.
- Always make sure you check out the difference between the hot food thermos and the hot drink thermos.
- Look for a cup with a wide neck so you can easily pour in a breakfast such as porridge.
- A fold up spoon can come in really handy!
This fantastic product is great for those constantly on the go. Some containers can keep your cereal, milk, fruit and yoghurt separated until you're ready for the all-important first meal of the day.
Locking Lids - one of the biggest mistakes commuters make with their breakfast or lunch is buying a Tupperware without checking its properties. Containers with airtight locking lids are the best to keep your food fresh and to avoid any unwanted bag spillage.
The shake test - How many time are you running for the train or bus? A container that can with withstand 2 minutes of constant shaking will make sure your breakfast doesn’t end up all over your bag!
Easy breakfast ideas
Here is where investment in the right equipment proves its worth.
Bircher muesli is a delicious mixture of essential nutrients and minerals that you can concoct the night before and leave in the fridge overnight.
- One of the best and quick combinations is to throw some oats, pumpkin seeds chia seeds and a handful of crushed nuts into your Tupperware box.
- Pour some milk on top of your mixture and add a splash of apple juice with some chopped fresh fruit.
- With summer officially arriving perhaps try some nectarines and blueberries.
Our fruity raspberry & coconut bircher muesli uses wholegrain gluten-free oats and are ready in minutes. All that is required in the morning is to grab your container and head to work.
Without some creativity, porridge can get boring very fast. Which is a shame given it’s endless health and nutritional benefits. The good news is you can do just about anything with a bowl of porridge and can eat it pretty much anywhere.
Only a few porridge brands, including MOMA contain no added sugar, allowing you to get more creative with natural sugars from fruits and honey. Adding some of your favourite fruits such chunks of apple or pear will provide the healthy natural sugars, as well as some added crunch; whereas adding some yoghurt will produce a lovely texture.
Just prepare your ingredients the night before and throw them into your morning porridge. Pour into your thermos mug, grab your folding spoon and enjoy on the way to work. Again, if time is really an issue, we have delicious and healthy range of instant porridge pots and porridge sachets that you can enjoy on your commute or sat at your desk.