6 Egg-Cellent Ways Your Breakfast Can Help Burn Stubborn Fat All Day Long

Change your breakfast” is the first thing you should say to a person that is trying to lose weight. Having a healthy breakfast each morning is one of the best ways to stabilize your blood sugar levels and put your body into a fat-burning mode.

Why Do You Need To Avoid Toast, Pancakes, And Cereals for Breakfast?

Starting the day with a high-carbohydrate breakfast (like toast, pancakes, or cereals) will raise your blood sugar levels, which comes with a corresponding dip in blood sugar soon after. During this dip, most people usually feel fatigued and need more carbohydrates to boost their energy levels – which again results in blood sugar spike. This cycle repeats throughout the day and can greatly reduce your body’s ability to mobilize fats from storage and burn them as a fuel.

Stored fat is the most desired target for weight loss to all of us, so inhibiting the ability of our body to burn it as a fuel is not something that we would like to happen.

As mentioned above, one of the best ways to stimulate weight loss is by enjoying a healthy breakfast.

Below you can find some simple breakfast recipes that will allow you to start your day all the nutrients your body needs to burn fat all day long.

Healthy Breakfast Recipes
Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of frozen organic berries
  • 1 scoop of whey protein powder
  • 2 large handfuls of baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp. of chia seeds
  • ½ cup of low-fat plain Kefir
  • Iced green tea

Instructions: Add all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Egg Scrambles

These egg combinations are a great way to utilize leftover vegetables.

Time: 5 minutes

Serves: 1

Chopped Kale Scramble

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 cups of chopped kale
  • 4 grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Sautee kale and tomato in extra virgin olive oil until the kale is nicely wilted.
  2. Pour egg mixture into the pan and scramble together.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.

Spinach and Feta Scramble

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 cups of baby spinach
  • 2 tbsps. of feta cheese
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Sauté Spinach in olive oil until it is nicely wilted.
  2. Pour egg mixture into the pan and scramble together.
  3. Top with feta cheese.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.

Asparagus and Scallion Scramble

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 cups of frozen asparagus spears, diced into bite sized pieces
  • 1 scallion, diced
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Sauté asparagus in extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Add egg mixture and scallion to the pan and cook together.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.

Eggs with Scallion and Avocado

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 scallion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ avocados, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Add eggs and scallion to a pan and cook.
  2. Top with diced avocado.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
Broccoli Egg Bake

Time: 40-50 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag of frozen organic broccoli
  • 8 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 ½ cups of organic, 2% milk fat cottage cheese

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Microwave broccoli for about 4 minutes. Drain excess water if there is any.
  3. Scramble eggs together with the cottage cheese.
  4. Spread the broccoli evenly into a 9×13 greased baking pan.
  5. Pour egg mixture over the broccoli and bake for 30-40 minutes (until all set and edges turn golden).
  6. Allow the broccoli egg bake to sit for 10 minutes. Then cut it into 8 even pieces, serve, and enjoy.

Sources: http://theheartysoul.com/best-breakfast-for-fat-loss/?t=THS

http://www.fitnessrepublic.com/nutrition/healthy_eating/breakfast-for-weight-loss.html

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