Use these pancakes as a meal prep for a diabetic and heart health friendly breakfast. Try a couple different flavor options! Or make them a little thinner for a low carb wrap that can be used with a variety of proteins including eggs like in the picture.
Cook this flax muffin in your microwave if you are searching for a lower carb alternative (only 1g of net carbs) to toast or an english muffin. Top with eggs scrambled in the microwave or with peanut butter. Ground flax is a great way to support hormonal balance for both females and males. Ground flax is also an excellent prebiotic fiber to feed and flourish your good gut bacteria.
Start your morning out with a TON of protein and fiber to keep you full and satisfied for hours. This recipe meal preps for 3 or 4 breakfasts depending on how big you cut your pieces. Also a good way to use up leafy greens! This was cooked in an air fryer/oven combo.
Try this refreshing smoothie using either powdered ginger or a tube of pureed ginger form the produce aisle for all kinds of health benefits! Ginger soothes the stomach, reduces bloating and gas, supports heart health and good blood glucose levels. Ginger goes well with peach or pear so this is an opportunity to use some canned fruits.
Peanut butter is bringing the flavor while the banana brings the natural sweetness and creaminess in this smoothie. Can be used as a meal replacement!
Hide some veggies in your breakfast or snack with yummy berries and yogurt in this smoothie!
Recipe courtesy of Prime driver Laura who makes this shake to start out her day. Laura says "This shake helps me to stay full and feel energized all morning!" She uses a battery operated blender that she can re-charge in her dash.
Check out this recipe from Prime driver Andrew! Andrew runs team or trains a student and has found that cooking on his truck is a great way to be healthy OTR. It's a "surprise" because you throw whatever veggies you have on hand in it so it can turn out different every time. This is a meal prep recipe that should last you a week or so and you'll need a large container or multiple containers to store it.
Keep the pineapple off your pizza and put it in this smoothie instead. You can use canned pineapple in its own juice or water!
Tastes like a frozen & blended PB&J! Adapted from skinnytaste.com
Here's another nutrient dense smoothie recipe to try. This recipe contains 4 different types of pre-biotic fiber to feed your gut microbiome as well as probiotics in the yogurt.
Try this smoothie for a refreshing snack or small meal that you can blend up in a matter of minutes! Choose your protein preference, protein powder or Greek yogurt both work well.
Cherries, especially tart cherries, spinach, and ginger in this recipe all contain potent anti-inflammatory compounds. Fat and protein sources round out this smoothie to make a balanced breakfast.
This smoothie recipe is a great breakfast replacement for when you have got a busy morning! Any of the fruits can be switched out for your preference. Blue, red, & purple fruits & veggies like strawberries, berries, apples, & red cabbage contain a polyphenol called Anthocyanin which give the produce those colors. Anthocyanins actually promote microbial diversity of GOOD bacteria & the anthocyanins from 2 cups of blueberries increase insulin sensitivity, lower visceral adipose tissue & improve satiety
Add some flavor and veggies to your eggs in the morning! A recipe that works great in the microwave and can take on a variety of veggies depending on your preferences.
This is a good one if you like bananas! Make sure to look at those added sugars on your chocolate chips and try to find one with less than 5g of ADDED sugar per serving.
Another yummy take if you like eggs for breakfast. Protein and fiber rich breakfast that should keep you full for hours!
This is made in the microwave in a matter of minutes and can be mixed around with all types of flavors! Oatmeal is a super filling complex carb with the types of fiber that feed your good bacteria that help your metabolism work properly.
Did you know you can make yummy, fluffy eggs in the microwave?!? Eggs are a great way to "hid" veggies as well so try this recipe out with a mix of veggies to find which ones you like the most.
Here is a great snack or quick breakfast option! Way less added sugars than a pre-made parfait and more protein.
Have your caffeine in your breakfast! Chocolate protein powder with instant coffee makes this a nutritious jumpstart to your day.
Who doesn't like chocolate and PB together?! Tastes like you are eating a reeses cup melted in your oatmeal! Overnight oats are a fantastic way to meal prep breakfast.
No cooking required and a great option for breakfast meal prep for your week! Chia seeds are a fantastic source of Omega-3 fats and soluble fiber. These are both potent PREbiotic food sources for the good bacteria in your gut that help you fight off disease, make compounds that help you avoid overeating, help in insulin sensitivity and the list goes on!
Overnight oats are an easy breakfast option to prep the night before. Oats are super filling because of the fantastic fiber in there but this recipe also has a protein source that will also keep you full for hours. The Greek yogurt is a great source of probiotics, the good bacteria for your gut. Blue, red, & purple fruits & veggies like berries, apples, & red cabbage contain a polyphenol called Anthocyanin which give the produce those colors. Anthocyanins actually promote microbial diversity of GOOD bacteria & the anthocyanins from 2 cups of blueberries increase insulin sensitivity, lower visceral adipose tissue & improve satiety.
This recipe has everything, complex carb from the toast, fiber to fill you up from the non-starchy veggies, healthy fats and fiber from the avocado and of course a great dose of protein to keep you full for hours from the eggs!
These are a great snack or breakfast to make that are easy to accommodate to your tastes. These protein balls are also very driver friendly, just make sure to pre-portion out 2-3 balls as a snack while driving. If you don't pre-portion you will eat ALL of them- they are that good!