You must have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well, that's true. For both growing children and adults, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has established that for kids, “…eating in the morning is essential for optimal school performance and overall health. Kids (and adults) who eat breakfast tend to do better at school (and work) and have healthier weights and cholesterol levels as well”.
But with so many things to do in the morning, preparing breakfast before getting to work or school can be a challenge. Some people tend to skip the meal altogether and end up eating unhealthy food or lose focus and concentration early during the day.
There’s a solution and it comes down to choosing wholesome, filling, and tasty food ingredients that can make seriously quick everyday breakfast ideas. For people who have committed to a low-carb diet or are dealing with a more serious gluten allergy, there are also plenty of delicious breakfast options that won't leave you feeling deprived.
The list of gluten-free breakfast ideas on the go may be endless. The best you can do is plan ahead and create your own balanced breakfast menu. Check out these gluten-free breakfast mixes that can help you set yourself up for the day with something hearty and make your morning a manageable one.
Healthy Options Gluten-Free Breakfast Mixes
All Purpose Baking Mix
Dating back all the way to the 1930's, baking mix was a result of having too much molasses available. First created by a company called P. Duff and Sons, baking mix grew in popularity and convenience where the hungry families of the 1930's just wanted some cake on the table.
Make baking an act of love and not a tedious chore with the mix that can bake almost anything; cakes to cookies, bagels to brioche, scones to streusel, there is little this all-purpose baking mix can't do. Plus, it’s high in fiber and it’s gluten-free.
Super Seed Granola Mix
What do graham crackers, a Seventh Day Adventist, and a spa have in common? Granola! These were the three main catalysts that lead to the creation of granola, ultimately thanks to spa owner, Charles W. Post, who made granola commercially successful.
Granola is a superfood that is high in fiber, helps maintain blood sugar. It’s packed with energy and lowers cholesterol. If you want to up your smoothie game, granola is a good base to incorporate superfoods such as maca and acai.
If there’s no time to eat at home, super seed granola mix is a nutritious option to eat in the car or bus. Busy teens can grab a banana to eat with it, a bag of trail mix of milk.
Pancake and Waffle Mix
On busy days, get the family going with something as easy to prepare as pancakes or waffles. If you can, plan ahead and get organized the night before. Get a pan and prepare a muffin or a waffle mix so it will be ready to cook in the morning.
Pancakes and waffles have come a long way from its primitive beginnings as a whole grain flat cake cooked over a hot rock. Now a beloved breakfast staple, pancakes and waffles have evolved into a delicious food that give you your daily dose of whole grains.
To make things more exciting by adding fruits, maple syrup and even, cheese and ham to go nicely with this batter.
Eating a nutritious breakfast will provide you and your family the necessary energy to start the day and stay healthy. Get sharper concentration and boosted brainpower and mental performance in everyday tasks, improve strength and endurance, and lower cholesterol. Breakfast does not have to be complicated and time-consuming.
Healthy Options All Purpose Baking Mix, Pancake and Waffle Mix, and Super Seed Granola Mix are manufactured in a certified gluten-free facility, and free from food additives, preservatives, and the top 8 allergens (peanuts, nuts, milk, egg, soy, wheat, fish, and shell fish). These breakfast mixes are healthy options you can start with, so you won't get bored with the same stale cereal or cardboard waffles again. Enjoy!
To learn more about the benefits of a gluten-free diet, check this article.