Recently, I have found myself getting super hungry almost as soon as I get to work. Like so hungry that the first thing I think about when I sit at my desk is ‘What can I eat?’. That is ridiculous as it’s usually only an hour and a half max since I ate my breakfast. Totally understandable when I have been to the gym so only eaten a banana, but not OK if all I have done is stand on the tube!
With that in mind, I have set myself the challenge of making bigger, healthier breakfast choices than the current (pretty sugary) cereal.
According to nutritionists, you should eat around 30% of your daily calorie allowance for breakfast, and this should be a mixture of carbs, protein and healthy fats. This helps kick start your metabolism, keeps satisfied for longer and keeps your blood sugar levels more balanced than eating a high sugar breakfast, or no breakfast at all!
I can’t believe I used to be in the ‘no breakfast’ camp!! Now I get so grumpy if I haven’t eaten properly before starting my day.
Peanut Butter and Banana English Muffin
Peanut butter and banana on toast used to be my go-to breakfast when I was marathon training, and I still love it! I changed it up this morning to finish up an English Muffin that I had lying around. It was delicious.