Adventurous breakfast ideas

Okay, put on your seatbelt. Here are some of my interpretations of the term “breakfast food.”

Hot options

  • steel-cut oats and raisins soaked, cooked, and served with almond butter and mashed banana
  • coarsely chopped apples simmered with orange zest and cinnamon, then topped with yogurt and almond butter or nut pieces
  • cooked vegetables, beans, and/or lentils seasoned with mustard, mustard aioli, or hot sauce, heated in the microwave, and spooned onto a warm corn tortilla

Cold options

  • mashed avocado, hot sauce, super-firm tofu, and butter lettuce on walnut wheat toast
  • almond butter, super-firm tofu, leaf lettuce wrapped in a warm corn tortilla
  • mustard or mustard aioli, tempeh, and romaine lettuce on a toasted rosemary ciabatta roll
  • mustard or mustard aioli, a homemade or purchased veggie burger, and butter lettuce on a brown-rice rice cake
  • seasonal fruit smoothie with a bit of soy milk
  • yogurt topped with my homemade fruit compote or jam and nut butter or nut pieces

Feel free to add your favorites to my list (vegetarian options only, please).

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One thought on “Adventurous breakfast ideas

  1. Love your “breakfast” ideas! Hot Option #1 is usually my lunch though I use quick rolled oats or mixed cereal grains, vary the fruit and add almond “milk” or low fat milk. Variations on your Hot Option # 3 is what I very often have for dinner. Instead of the tortilla I have grains: millet, quinoa, cracked wheat, brown rice, whole wheat pasta, buckwheat noodles or just regular pasta. Also I vary the condiments: mild fresh salsa, pesto, olives, preserved salted lemon, capers, grated cheese. Depending of condiment, vegetables or cereal/pastas the dish can have different “ethnicities”! Or so I tell myself….. But it’s all very healthy.

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