Fall Breakfast Ideas

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Happy Fall!

It’s the first Tuesday of Fall. I’m so glad that the weather down here is cooling down a bit. While it’s not cool enough for many leaves to change yet, it doesn’t feel like we are roasting. I’ll take anything!

The past few posts (new fall routine and fall weight loss) have been fall-focused, and this one is as well. Fall makes me happy!

There are different foods in season during the fall like sweet potatoes, pumpkin, and apples – the list goes on! As a matter of fact, you can also incorporate these superfoods into your morning breakfast routine for variety or a different flavor profile than you may have been used to!

First Option: Fall Breakfast Bowls

A great option for you to incorporate these foods into your diet is to make breakfast bowls. Not only smoothie bowls – there are definitely other fun bowl ideas for breakfast that don’t include cereal. Take a look at these healthy options for your next superfood breakfast.

Important: Remember to watch your portions, sweeteners, and toppings when making smoothie bowls – you want to keep the bowl delicious and healthy. Adding additional sweeteners, making really big bowls, or adding a lot of toppings can make your bowl tasty but less than healthy.

Smoothie Bowl with Pumpkin

Smoothie bowls are popular year-round, as a way to add more superfoods into your diet and have a healthy, yummy breakfast. Although it may seem weird having a smoothie with pumpkin, it actually contains the perfect texture and just enough sweetness to make this a filling and healthy breakfast bowl. So the trick here is to add a banana to the smoothie bowl along with your pumpkin puree to sweeten it up. You can then use some almond milk or other milk, along with your choice of fall spices. Just a little allspice could also work since it combines different flavors in one. For toppings, try chia seeds, ground cinnamon, and walnuts.

Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Here is another tasty breakfast bowl that is going to use another superfood, this time lots of apples. Quinoa is added in to give you a healthy grain that is filling and contains plenty of fiber. This quinoa bowl is on the sweeter side, using sliced apples, apple pie spice, applesauce, and some almond milk or soy milk. You can also make it even sweeter with some pure maple syrup poured on top.

Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

This may not sound appetizing at first but think about it. You aren’t just eating a bowl of sweet potatoes; you are combining them with some of the classic fall flavors for a healthy and nutrient-rich breakfast bowl that is easy to put together. In addition to the sweet potatoes, which should be mashed after cooking them, add in a mashed banana and mix it together. You can then add in your spices, whether you add them individually, or go with allspice or a simple pumpkin pie spice. Certainly, the other ingredients are up to you, although chia seeds and almond milk go really good with this type of breakfast bowl.

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

This is often a fan favorite. You can transform your morning oatmeal into a fall spiced delight and make it taste just like pumpkin pie. Some ingredients to use include rolled oats, water, milk, banana, pumpkin pie spice, and your choice of natural sweetener. You can go with an agave syrup or a pure maple syrup. Pumpkin puree is of course also added into the oatmeal.

Second Option: Superfood Green Juice and Smoothies

The fall superfoods can also go perfectly in a green smoothie or any type of healthy juice or smoothie with fruits and veggies.

Pumpkin Green Smoothie

This is an interesting green smoothie because it is great in the fall with lots of seasonal superfoods. Furthermore, it’s also similar to a classic green smoothie. This smoothie gets its green from the spinach, which is also going to increase the nutrients. Then you have some fall flavors with pumpkin puree, ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. You can also add more creaminess to it with unsweetened almond milk or soy milk, and some plain Greek yogurt. Adding an apple to it gives you more fall superfoods in the smoothie and sweetens the drink.

Spinach Green Smoothie

This smoothie is more of a classic recipe for a green smoothie, though there is a lot of room for customizing it according to your preferences. Spinach is used as the main greens for the smoothie. However, if you want greens specifically in-season during the fall, kale is another great option. Add to that some ground flax seed, an apple, or other sweet fruits that are in season during this time of year, and a frozen banana. If you use a frozen banana, it can usually replace the ice. You may also need to add a little water.

Beet Juice or Smoothies

Beets are a fall superfood that isn’t often talked about — people typically hear “beets” and run away very fast. But they are a lot tastier than you might realize and should definitely be considered when putting together a green smoothie or juice. While the beets will turn it a dark purple color instead of green, the healthy ingredients are the same. The basis of a beet juice or smoothie is the beets, of course;  usually one is enough for a single serving. You can then choose other fruits and veggies to add. For a juice with spice, try ginger, carrots, and then some apples for sweetness. Or you can use greens for a green smoothie, your favorite type of milk, and a pear to add sweetness.

Third Option: Fun Fall Superfood Smoothies

Here are some recipes for more festive smoothies. With so many great fruits and vegetables available from the Fall harvest and their availability in stores, there are some great smoothies out there waiting to be made with these amazing foods. Check them out!

 

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Spiced Blueberry Walnut Smoothie
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  1. Add all ingredients to blender.
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*note: If you only want to make one smoothie, you can simply cut the amounts in half

 

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Cranberry Orange Smoothie
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  1. Add all ingredients to blender
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*note: If you only want to make one smoothie, you can simply cut the amounts in half

 

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Pumpkin Apple Smoothie
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  1. Add all ingredients to a blender
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*note: If you only want to make one smoothie, you can simply cut the amounts in half

 

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Banana Carrot Smoothie
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  1. Add all ingredients to a blender
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*note: If you only want to make one smoothie, you can simply cut the amounts in half

 

Fourth Option: Overnight Oats with Seasonal Superfoods

Another fall breakfast pairing is oats with an in-season fall superfood. These heart-supporting grains are filling and will give you the right start to your day. To explore these wonderful pairings, here are a few recipes with overnight oats using your favorite seasonal superfoods.

 

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Butternut Squash Overnight Oats
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  1. Heat and flip the squash in a microwave for 1-minute intervals 5 times until soft. Mash until no lumps remain.
  2. Put squash in a sealable jar with other ingredients and shake thoroughly.
  3. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator.
  4. When you are ready to eat it, simply reheat for a delicious and easy meal.
  5. Toppings are optional

 

 

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Chocolate Cranberry Overnight Oats
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  1. Put soaked oats in a bowl.
  2. Stir in chocolate and almonds.
  3. Add in the cranberries
  4. Eat fresh and save leftovers in a sealable jar.

 

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Apple Hemp Seed Overnight Oats
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  1. Put soaked oats in a bowl.
  2. Add spices and vanilla.
  3. Stir in cubed apples.
  4. Top with hemp seed.
  5. You can try adding raw walnuts or roasted cashews.

 

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Sweet Potato Overnight Oats
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  1. Microwave the sweet potato for about 3 - 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Let it cool down, then cut the potato into small cubes.
  3. Put soaked oats in a bowl.
  4. Add spices and vanilla.
  5. Add in cubed potato.

 

Don’t these sound tasty? These would be a fun way to welcome fall – along with football, tailgating, and comfy sweaters.

If you try one of these ideas, let me know in the comments how it turned out.

Interested in having a healthier fall? Check this out.

Above all, have a good week!

Loving Life—The Reboot!

Dominique

 

 

 

 

 

You can incorporate superfoods into your fall morning breakfast routine for variety or a different flavor profile than you may have been used to! Here are 15 ideas for your fall breakfasts. #fall #breakfast #healthyliving #smoothie #bowl #overnightoats

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      Dominique

      Thanks for reading. At this point, My pictures are not cute — I thought long and hard about attaching my pic LOL. Right now I am not a good photographer which is one reason why I post recipes infrequently. I don’t even take pics much of our family– haha. However, I do have a pic of the Apple Quinoa bowl I made. My Apple Quinoa Bowl I threw roasted pecans on tops because I love them!

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