Picture this; a cool spring morning and you’re sitting at your kitchen table in cozy sweats sipping a hot mug of coffee; contemplating what to make for breakfast. Maybe scrambled eggs or a bowl of cinnamon oatmeal? Now imagine this; a humid summer morning. Those sizzling hot meals don’t sound so good anymore! Here are a few breakfast ideas that will keep you cool in the summer heat:
This may sound a little strange to some, but cold oatmeal is incredibly delicious and simple! Just mix the below ingredients together in a bowl, cover, and leave in your fridge overnight.
Feel free to experiment with mix-ins such as raisins, cinnamon, honey, or chopped fruit!
This is a great way to get some veggies into your diet right at the start of the day! Throw the following ingredients in a blender for a quick meal.
1 frozen banana (broken into chunks)
½ cup Greek yogurt
Handful of ice
Few handfuls of spinach
½ cup milk (this amount varies with different blenders)
Sweetener to taste
Don’t let the green color scare you off; this smoothie is creamy from the yogurt and tastes like bananas!
This breakfast is great because it can easily be customized to fit your taste preferences. Layer your favorite yogurt with fruit and cereal for an easy and filling meal. Some suggestions include…
Fruit: Sliced banana, frozen blueberries, pineapple chunks
Cereal: Kashi Heart to Heart, Fiber One Caramel Delight, or homemade granola
There are an infinite number of combinations, so keep experimenting to find the one you like the best!
Are you hungry yet? Escape the summer heat with one of these simple and tasty breakfast ideas!
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