Breakfast for Busy Mornings

Fuel your mornings with quick and easy recipes

Whether you’re an early bird or a late sleeper, you might feel rushed when it comes to breakfast. It can be tempting to skip breakfast all together. But nutrition is important, even on busy mornings.

Food choices impact a number of health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Skipping meals can make stress-related symptoms, such as headaches or stomach tension, worse. We have easy and nutritious recipes to fuel even your busiest mornings.

VA’s Healthy Teaching Kitchen YouTube Channel has healthy recipes and helpful tips for cooking at home. Watch the videos below for two easy morning meals. These recipes have nutritional benefits such as fiber, whole grains, and calcium.

Breakfast Burritos: This hearty breakfast can be made in 20 minutes. You can chop veggies the night before to make your morning even easier. Broccoli and bell pepper are a good source of vitamins and minerals. The whole wheat tortilla adds fiber, while eggs and cheese provide filling protein.

Apple-Cinnamon Microwave Oatmeal: Try this delicious oatmeal for a breakfast you can make in minutes. Its fiber content is good for lowering cholesterol and aiding digestion.

How My HealtheVet can help

Talk to your health care team about how your diet can support your health. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist can help guide you to a nutrition plan that fits your health needs. With a My HealtheVet Premium account, you can ask questions through Secure Messaging or schedule an appointment with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

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Created on March 1, 2023