3 protein rich breakfast recipes for busy mornings

If you'd rather sleep in than cook up a storm, you're in luck. Jacqueline Alwill has shared three tasty breakfast recipes that are simple and easy to make.

Jacqueline Alwill, The Complete Dairy, Protein milk, healthy dairy breakfast recipes

6 a.m. Alarm blares. Hit snooze button immediately.

6.15 a.m. Alarm blares. Ugh, just five more minutes.

6.30 a.m. Okay, now I really need to get up.

7 a.m. Jump out of bed. Running late…once again.

We get it, sometimes it’s easier to curl up and get some more shut-eye (especially when it’s cold) than to get out of bed and figure our what to eat. However, the benefits of starting your day with a nutritious, protein-rich meal are pretty hard to ignore.

Luckily, you can have your sleep and eat a healthy breakfast too. Ahead, you’ll find three of Jacqueline Alwill’s favourite breakfast recipes that are not only quick and simple to make, but are also jam-packed with essential nutrients.

3 healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings

1. Berry Smoothie Bowl

Serves 1

Ingredients:

1/2 frozen banana

1 cup strawberries

1 teaspoon beetroot powder

1/2 cup The Complete Dairy Light Milk

2 tablespoons oats

1 tablespoon psyllium husk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

To serve: 2 tablespoons chopped almonds, sliced dragon fruit, blueberries, sliced strawberries

Method: 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender or food processor and blend to combine.
  2. Pour into a bowl and top with your choice of extras.

2. Green Eggs

Serves 1

Ingredients 

1/2 cup The Complete Dairy Full Cream Milk

2 eggs

1 spring onion, white part only finely chopped

1/2 zucchini, grated

1 tablespoon picked dill leaves

Salt and pepper

Coconut oil, to grease

1/2 cup baby spinach leaves

To serve: 1/4 avocado, sauerkraut, baby spinach, extra herbs

Method:

  1. In a small bowl whisk together the eggs and milk. Stir through the spring onion, grated zucchini and dill leaves. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Lightly grease a medium sized fry pan with coconut oil over a medium high heat. Pour the egg mixture into the pan tilting the pan side to side to ensure an even coverage.
  3. Cook for 6 minutes before placing the baby spinach on top. Use a spatula to gently fold over one side of the omelette to cover the spinach and cook for a further 4 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a plate and serve with your choices of extras.

3. Turmeric Milk

Serves 2

Ingredients:

2 cups The Complete Dairy Full Cream Milk

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons rice malt syrup

Method: 

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Whisk intermittently for 3 minutes until the milk is warmed.
  2. Divide between two glasses and top with an extra sprinkle of cinnamon to serve.
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Jacqueline Alwill
Jacqueline Alwill is a qualified nutritionist, personal trainer and mother. Jacqueline believes that living optimally is about finding the balance on a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual level, loving your body and feeling well nourished. Jacqueline has always loved food, it started young and the passion hasn’t dimmed. She wanted to teach people to have a similar love for their health and nutrition, which is where The Brown Paper Bag has grown from. Jacqueline's company, The Brown Paper Bag originated from a simple concept: sharing nutritious food. A little bundle of wholefood goodness waiting for you in a Brown Paper Bag, at home or as you leave her nutrition practice because good health and good food is about sharing it with those around you. Brown Paper Bag is now one of the most in demand Sydney wholefoods catering services with the who’s who of the corporate, fashion and media industry. But the sharing doesn’t just stop there, Jacqueline has a regular health blog on RUSSH magazine and regularly provides her nutritional opinion on news such as The Project, Sky Business, Dolly Magazineetc. Jacqueline is currently busy working on her ambassador roles with the Bioglan Superfoods Program and five:am, healthy breakfast range assisting with nutritional info, recipes and expert opinion. Away from the kitchen, Jacqueline is an avid runner and a bit of a marathon junkie.