The idea of eating more vegetables is implanted in our minds since… well, probably since we first remember eating at all. The struggle to eat vegetables is real, and sometimes lasting throughout adulthood.
Nonetheless, while many nutritionists disagree on weight losing techniques, or muscle building regimes, one thing is definitely standard: all healthy diets incorporate a high intake of daily greens.
So, if you’re among the population who struggles to eat more vegetables, we have an unconventional tip for you. Start including them in your breakfast.
Here are 3 ways to get you eating more vegetable at breakfast
Smoothies are an excellent way to increase your vegetable intake. And before you start questioning its flavor, don’t mock it before you try it. You can include all sorts of greens, such as carrots, zucchini, spinach, sweet potato, etc. Some of these will provide a sweet and tasty flavor to it.
If it’s too unfamiliar for you, there’s always the option to add on some fruits you love. There are thousands of recipes online you can explore. We at starticles LOVE this recipe from Simply Quinoa. Simply mix all the ingredients in a blender and top it off with some coconut flakes.
Mango Matcha Green Smoothie
- 2 cups greens (I like 1/2 kale, 1/2 spinach)
- 1 cup frozen mango
- 1/2 an avocado
- 2 teaspoons matcha powder
- 1 teaspoon maca powder
- 1 cup almond milk
- Coconut flakes to garnish
Kale & Mushroom Egg Muffins
Who doesn’t love to start the day with eggs, right? They’re delicious and offer multiple options that never get boring! So why not incorporate some veggies in them?
By adding some rich veggies you can start your day with a savory omelet that is contributing to your veggie intake. Our top options here include mushrooms, asparagus, and kale.
If you’re an egg lover, check out our recipe for Bennedict Eggs here.
Zucchini Overnight Oats
We all love oatmeal, but did you know it actually goes wonderfull paired with vegetables? We’ve tried with carrots, riced cauliflower, and shredded zucchini. Personally, or champ was definitely zucchini!
Combine oats, zucchini, flax seeds, maple syrup, almond milk, cinnamon, and hemp seeds in a large bowl. There’s no better way to start your day and get you eating more vegetables!