Top 3 Weekday Breakfasts

Eli's Granola Smoothie Bowl

Porridge Recipe Eli Brecher Nutrition

I don’t know about you, but breakfast is definitely my favourite meal of the day! With so many delicious options to choose from, I’ve narrowed it down to my top 3 breakfasts which I tend to have on repeat during the week. On weekends I like to enjoy slower more indulgent breakfasts, liked pancake stacks, baked oats or avocado toast or shakshuka.

1. Porridge

One of my favourite breakfasts, especially on a cold winter morning, is a big bowl of warming porridge. It’s cosy, filling and one of the healthiest ways to start your day.

Oats: I tend to use rolled oats or jumbo oats as these are the highest in soluble fibre, compared to instant porridge oats.

Milk: I usually cook my oats in this almond milk, although sometimes I switch it up and use either hazelnut milk or cashew milk.

Protein: My top tip for getting it super thick and creamy is to use a scoop of protein powder! I alternate between chocolate and vanilla protein depending on my mood that morning!

Toppings: My favourites include chopped banana, nut butter (my favourites are ManiLife peanut butter and Meridian almond butter) and a sprinkle of Eli’s Granola.

Need some porridge inspiration? Check out my Creamy Coconut Porridge and Cinnamon Chia Oatmeal.


2. Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies are a great way to hit your five-a-day, sneak in loads of vitamins and antioxidants, and kickstart your morning with a mega dose of nutrition. I’m definitely more or a smoothie-in-a-bowl type of person and I’m all about the toppings!

Toppings: My favourites are chopped dates, cacao nibs and a drizzle of choc shot.

Blender: I usually use this Nutribullet blender, or if I’m using lots of frozen and tougher ingredients (like nuts/dates) I’ll use my food processor.

Protein: As with my porridge, I love adding a scoop of protein powder as it thickens the shake while adding a healthy boost of protein and nutrients!

I’ve written a whole Smoothie Cheat Sheet where I share all my favourite hacks, so give that a read!

Need some smoothie inspiration? Check out these posts:

  1. Glowing Skin Smoothie
  2. Decadent Chocolate Smoothie Bowl
  3. Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie
  4. Strawberries & Cream Smoothie
  5. Vanilla Mocha Milkshake
  6. Açaí Bowl


3. Eli’s Granola

If I’m looking for a super speedy (yet obviously delicious) breakfast my go-to is a bowl of this Peanut Butter Granola with some dairy-free yoghurt and a handful of fresh berries – quick, nutritious and minimal washing up!

This is also great as a topping over either of the breakfasts above (porridge/smoothie) as it adds a delicious crunch!

Eli's Granola Smoothie Bowl

If you make any of my recipes, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @elibrechernutrition – I LOVE seeing all your creations!




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