Per your request it’s all about healthy breakfast today. #camilascode #breakfast #healthybreakfast

Posted by Camila Alves on Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Healthy eating begins as soon as you wake-up, and it’s true that eating breakfast positively affects your health as it kick starts your metabolism in the morning. Today I have some recipes for starting your day on the right foot with some dishes and drinks that are both delicious and diet-friendly.

detox

GREEN DETOX SPLASH

Ingredients
1 cup Swiss chard leaves, cut into small pieces
½ cup parsley leaves
¼ cup broccoli sprouts
1 golden delicious apple, cut into 8 pieces
1 teaspoons lemon juice
½ banana
½ cup water
½ cup ice

Add all ingredients into a blender and pulse until well blended.

pancakes

HEALTHY GLUTEN-FREE BLUEBERRY PANCAKES

Ingredients
½ cup gluten-free rolled oats
5.3 ounces (1 container) of blueberry yogurt
½ ripe banana
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Directions
Blend all ingredients together except the blueberries to make mixture.
Lightly grease skillet. Spoon desired amount of pancake batter on hot skillet and add desired amount of blueberries to each pancake.
Flip when bottom edges pull away from pan, about 5- 7 minutes.
Drizzle syrup of your choice. Bon Appetit!

guac

AVOCADO TOAST WITH A KICK

Ingredients
1 whole avocado
½ lemon
½ serrano pepper, slice thin
Pinch of red pepper flakes
Whole Wheat bread

Directions
Cut and de-pit whole avocado and smash it
Squeeze half of lemon in smashed avocado
Mix in serrano pepper and spoon onto slightly toasted whole wheat bread slices
Add Pinch of red pepper flakes on top

sweet_potato

SWEET POTATO HASH

Ingredients
2 large sweet potatoes
1 can of black beans (drained and rinsed)
½ cup of yellow onion
1 whole red pepper
1 teaspoon of salt
ground black pepper to taste
½ tablespoon of paprika
1 teaspoon of cumin
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 whole serrano chile pepper, sliced
½ avocado

Directions
Chop 3 cups of sweets potatoes and boil for 5 minutes then drain
In a skillet heat up olive oil
Add onion, red pepper, salt, pepper, paprika, cumin and saute for 2 minutes until onions are translucent.
Add sweet potatoes into skillet and cook for 5-10 minutes until the potatoes are a bit golden, stirring occasionally. Add the blackbeans, stir and heat through.
Transfer to a plate and add serrano chile peppers and avocado for garnish
You can add a fried egg and slices avocado and Serrano chills on top to create a whole meal!
Photos by Lorianne DeVita

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  • Laura says:

    I made the sweet potatoe hash and it was bomb!! I mashed it up and used it as a spread on my wheat toast and topped it with avocado. Amazing! Thank you Camila

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