Top 5 Healthy Brunch Recipes for New Year’s Day

Healthy Brunch Recipes

If you’re one of the many people who slept in this morning after a long night of celebrating and ringing in the New Year, you’re probably hungry for brunch. Instead of heading to your favorite restaurant, prepare one of these five healthy brunch recipes at home to avoid overeating and start the New Year off right.

The Top 5 Brunch Recipes for New Year’s Day

  1. Crepes and Berries. Many restaurants offer crepes loaded with cream, nuts, berries, and other toppings.  In addition, they are usually prepared with ingredients that are unhealthy and can lead to weight gain, which is exactly how you DON’T want to start off your New Year.  If you are looking for a healthy brunch option, then follow along with this crepe recipe.  One serving contains just slightly over 100 calories and uses fresh berries rather than fruit filling.  Serve this for your family, friends, and guests for a delicious brunch.
  2. Yogurt and Berries. After a long night of drinking and eating in unhealthy ways, your stomach and digestive system will need some healthy options to restore optimal health.  Greek yogurt generally has a good amount of healthy bacteria per serving and can help your digestive system get back to top health.  Add healthy nuts, fresh berries, and a drizzle of honey to your yogurt for a delicious and healthy meal.
  3. Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich. A hangover can leave you feeling sluggish, so make sure to eat a meal that is packed with energy-boosting ingredients. Peanut butter offers ample energy and nutrients and bananas are loaded with potassium to help prevent cramping and muscular issues.  Follow along with this peanut butter and banana sandwich recipe for a easy and delicious meal.
  4. Baked Eggs and Vegetables. Rather than attempting unhealthy option at a restaurant, use this baked egg recipe for an elegant and delicious brunch option for you and your family.  Add in some of your favorite vegetables such as spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes for added nutrients and flavor.
  5. Poached Eggs and Salad. If you are looking for a light and healthy brunch recipe for New Year’s Day, then this is possibly one of the healthiest options around.  Add protein-packed poached eggs to a bed of greens, along with fresh mango, squash, and garlic, and avoid adding cheese to keep it light and healthy.

 

References

[1] http://www.skinnytaste.com/2008/11/czech-crepes-filled-with-mixed-berries.html
[2] http://www.skinnytaste.com/2009/03/greek-yogurt-with-berries-nuts-and.html
[3] http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Elvis-Presleys-Hot-Peanut-Butter-and-Banana-Sandwich-232627
[4] http://www.budgetbytes.com/2014/05/baked-eggs-spinach-tomatoes/
[5] http://foodieontherunblog.com/2014/05/09/poached-egg-butternut-squash-breakfast-kale-salad/

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