Healthy breakfast ideas to make the night before

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas You Make the Night Before

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but who wants to get up extra early to cook something healthy? If you're not a morning person, here are a few nutritious breakfast ideas that you can whip up the night before.

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Veggie quiche
Make a quiche with veggies and proteins on Sunday night for dinner, and then pop it in the fridge. Re-heated, the slices are just as tasty the next day. Of course, the eggs will cook a little bit more each time you warm them, so don't over-heat or they'll end up rubbery.

Overnight oats
Simply grab a mason jar and add milk and oats, then stir in any mix you like. Keep in the fridge overnight and you'll have a tasty breakfast you can enjoy on the go in the morning.

Porridge oats fill you up and release their energy slowly, helping you go through to lunch without needing a snack. Add cinnamon rather than refined white sugar if your bowl lacks flavour, and throw in some apple chunks to get one of your five-a-day.

Granola
Home-made granola is simple and good for you. Bake once a week and eat with yoghurt. Thanks to the nuts, you'll be getting a great protein boost to your day.

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia found that eating a protein-packed breakfast produces a satiety signaller known as peptide YY. Study participants who ate protein in the morning felt less hungry and consumed fewer calories over the course of the day. Eating a breakfast containing 35 grams of protein also stabilised their glucose levels and prevented gains of body fat.

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