Healthy Breakfast Tips for National Breakfast Week

It’s National Breakfast Week (24–30 January 2016) and SLOAN! favourite Hunter 486 will be offering complimentary fruit or vegetable smoothies with its healthy breakfasts served between 7–11am. Nutritious breakfasts cost £19 per person and include dishes such as an egg white omelette with feta and spinach or turmeric and sundried tomato, alternatively try homemade Bircher muesli with almond milk topped with blueberries, flax and chia seeds.

To celebrate National Breakfast Week Head Chef Gary Durrant at Hunter 486 offers his top tips on how you can eat a healthier breakfast.

1. Have a quick breakfast

It’s easy to skip breakfast when you are in a rush but by missing out on breakfast you can increase your calorie intake as you snack more throughout the day. Have a breakfast that you can enjoy on the go such as fresh fruit, nuts, seeds and berries with green or black tea.

2. Plan and Prepare

Plan and prepare your breakfast to avoid eating unhealthy food. Go for easy but healthy options such as porridge, wholegrain bread or cereals or try your hand at making your own homemade granola.

3. Go for egg whites

Eggs are a great source of nutrients and so easy and quick to make. Egg whites are full of protein as well as being low-fat and cholesterol-free which is why our healthy breakfast includes an egg white omelette.

4. Make a smoothie

You can make healthy smoothies at home – you just need fresh fruit, yoghurt and a blender. Go for low sugar fruits, such as berries and experiment by adding greens such as spinach. You’ll be surprised how much spinach you can add without changing the taste of a smoothie!

5. Go for something different

Cook a bowl of brown rice the night before and in the morning add honey, raisins, apple and milk with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Brown rice provides energy and is a great alternative to cereal.

6. Have pizza for breakfast?!

A slice of last night’s pizza isn’t the most nutritious breakfast so instead try bread with low fat cream cheese, tomatoes, a pinch of salt and pepper and a drizzle of oil.

Located close to Hyde Park and Oxford Street, Hunter 486 is the perfect breakfast venue before hitting the shops or going for a brisk walk in the best-known of the Royal Parks. Click here to read the SLOAN! Review.

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