I know by this point breakfast talk may seem like you’re listening to a broken record, but I promise you this Easy Breakfast recipe is so worth your time! I make this low GI breakfast bowl every morning, and I swear it gives me superpowers and helps me make it through my busy, non-stop day. This easy breakfast is rich in protein from the seeds, and peanut butter, high in carbs, is the best low GI breakfast, and just downright good for you!
Why you’ll love this low GI breakfast recipe?
- Well for starters, it’s a low glycemic index breakfast
- It’s so easy-to-make
- Really healthy for you
- It will fill you up to kickstart your day
How do you make the best low-GI breakfast?
- Boil a few cups of water with your kettle. I think I typically need around 2 cups of water for one breakfast, so double or triple as you need
- Add all the ingredients for the oats into a pot, and then cover it with boiling water, and let it cook for a few minutes on low heat
- In the meantime mash one banana in the base of your breakfast bowl
- Once your oats are done add your oats to the bowl, then begin adding your toppings
It’s that easy! I really hope you all give this recipe a go. Not just because it is easy but because your body deserves to be nourished, and well taken care of!
Expert Tips & FAQ:
What does low-GI mean? The glycemic index (GI) is a measure of how carb-containing foods affect your blood sugar levels. A GI value of 55 or lower is considered to be a low GI breakfast/meal, while 70+ is high. Our bodies break down carbs into glucose and insulin passes this over to power our cells. High-GI foods make our blood glucose levels spike and crash.
What are some low-GI foods? Whole grains, fruits, dairy products, and legumes.
Are eggs a low-GI food? Yes! Eggs have a relatively low glycemic index.
Other recipes you’ll love:
- Vegetarian Breakfast Pizza Recipe
- Healthy Breakfast Cookies
- Healthy Granola Bowl
- Vegan Breakfast Burrito
Low Glycemic Index Breakfast Bowl
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp flax seeds
- 1 banana mashed
- 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
- 1 tbsp peanut butter crunchy
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp raw coconut nectar
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- NOTE: I added half a passion fruit to this one
- Boil a few cups of water with your kettle. I think I typically need around 2 cups of water for one breakfast, so double or triple as you need.
- Add all the ingredients for the oats into a pot, and then cover with boiling water, and let it cook for a few minutes on low heat.
- In the mean time mash one banana in the base of you breakfast bowl.
- Once your oats are done add your oats to the bowl, then begin adding your toppings.
- NOTE: make sure you cook on low heat to avoid burning/sticking. Make sure you at least cover the "oat mixture" with water, any less will leave you with lumpy oats. Not so fun, trust me I know!