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Four Healthy Breakfast Recipes to Keep you Powered Throughout the Morning

by Cascade Ice on May 21, 2021

Even if you feel like most mornings are a race to the finish line, breakfast is still the most important meal of the day. The key to making sure you don’t skip it altogether as you’re trying to get out the door or start your stay-at-home work day? Having something delicious (yet still healthy!) to look forward to, that will keep you satisfied the entire morning. 

Not only does a healthy breakfast help set the tone for your day, but it can give you the energy you need for your brain to work optimally, and it can help prevent overeating and poor food choices the remainder of the day. But what to make when you simply grab for the cereal and coffee each morning? We have some fun ideas! Read on for some of our delicious ideas for healthy, filling breakfasts.


Protein-Packed Oatmeal


1.5 cups of rolled or steel cut oats

½ cup of almond milk

½ cup of peanut butter or nut butter of your choice

1 scoop of vegan protein powder (vanilla flavor works best)

1 tbsp. Chia seeds

2 tbsp. honey or maple syrup

Sliced banana

¼ cup of almonds, pecans or other nuts


Mix almond milk and chia seeds into oats and cook on high in the microwave for 1 minute, 20 seconds. Add peanut butter and protein powder and stir well. Top with honey, sliced banana and nuts.


Breakfast Tacos


4 slices of turkey bacon

4 eggs

½ an onion, chopped or sliced

2 tbsp. Olive oil

½ an avocado, mashed or sliced

¼ cup of cheese (we recommend cheddar, but you can use any kind you like!)

2 corn or flour tortillas

Fresh cilantro for garnish



Heat up pan and olive oil and add eggs and onions. Scramble until fully cooked. Cook bacon according to package directions (usually 350 in the oven for 18-20 minutes. Add eggs to the tortillas and top with bacon, avocado, cheese, cilantro and salsa (if desired). Makes 2 tacos. 


Fruit and Veggie Smoothie


2 cups of frozen spinach or kale

½ cup of frozen fruit (strawberries, mangos, blueberries, and raspberries are great choices!)

½ cup of almond milk

½ cup of Cascade Ice Sparkling Water in flavor or your choice 

1 scoop of vegan protein powder (vanilla flavor works best)

¼ cup of peanut butter or nut butter


Blend all ingredients together in a blender until smooth, serve topped with fresh fruit or a mint spring for garnish.


Paleo Zucchini Bread


3 eggs

1.5 grated fresh zucchini

2 cups almond flour

1 tsp. baking soda

½ cup organic applesauce

1 tsp. Cinnamon

2 tbsp. Maple syrup

1/2 tsp. salt

2 tbsp maple syrup


Mix all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl until combined well. Mix all wet ingredients together separately. Slowly stir wet mixture into dry mixture until the batter is combined. Slowly pour the batter into a greased bread loaf pan and bake for 55 minutes at 350 degrees. When toothpick comes out clean, it’s ready! Cover and store in a dry area, and cut off slices as desired. Enjoy!

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