There are so many fun ways to eat breakfast and breakfast in bed is one of my favorite. Breakfast in bed does not have to be reserved for valentine’s day, mother’s day or any holiday. Try to do this for your loved one or yourself any day of the year. My Fiance’ and I like to do this for each other pretty regularly on weekends. So now that you have decided to do breakfast in bed I am sharing 3 delicious breakfast in bed ideas.
Notes from a Nutritionist
It’s very important that everything you eat to be of nutritional value and these delicious breakfast ideas are no exception. I had these meals analyzed by a nutritionist and glad I have been making the right choices and hope I can inspire you as well.
- High in soluble fibre which helps keep you feeling full longer and helps with weight control in the long run
- Oats contain more protein and fat than other grains. They are also gluten-free.
- Oats are also a good source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants making them a very nutrient rich food.
- high in calcium, which is necessary for bone health
- iron, which is essential for preventing anaemia
- magnesium, which supports proper muscle function
- Vitamin A, which is necessary for healthy vision.
- Source of high quality Protein,
- Vitamin B-12, which is necessary for preventing nerve damage
- Vitamin D, which helps your body absorb and use calcium.
- Phosphorus, for nerve and kidney function, muscle contraction and keeping your heartbeat regular.
- Iron, is necessary for forming red blood cells to transport oxygen around your body. Zinc helps heal wounds and form protein and DNA
- Calcium, important for keeping your bones strong and for proper nerve and muscle function.
- Vitamin C, antioxidant and boosts the immune system
- Essentials nutrients folate, potassium
- Source of fibre
If you are looking for more ideas for your next breakfast, check out my post on healthy breakfast ideas or try my tuna lettuce wrap recipe below if you are looking for something light.
Nutritional Information provided by Valerie Vazhure who completed a double major in Food science and human nutrition at the University of Newcastle Australia.