The Most Delicious Easy To Make Immune Boosting Breakfasts

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Leading a healthy lifestyle is the best way to keep your immune system strong and healthy. Exercising on a regular basis and eating an immune boosting whole food diet with lots of fruit and vegetables is a great start. These along with maintaining a healthy weight, getting enough sleep and reducing the amount of stress in your life will help give your immune system a boost.

7 of the Best Immune Boosting Breakfast Recipes

Here are some immune boosting breakfast recipes that are packed full of vitamins, minerals and powerful antioxidants. They are all really tasty yet quick and easy to make and will soon be part of your regular meal planning efforts.


Immune Boosting Superfood Breakfast

imune boosting superfood breakfast

Broccoli is an excellent source of fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It contains an array of B vitamins, is high in vitamin C, beta-carotene, potassium, manganese, iron, and iron.  

Pumpkin seeds are full of healthy fats, fiber and various antioxidants like cartenoids and vitamin E. They are also a good source of iron, zinc, magnesium and manganese.

Garlic has many health benefits and contains compounds that when crushed have immune boosting properties.

Immune Boosting Superfood Breakfast

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 15 minutes

What You Need:

  • 2 cup (300g) Broccoli
  • 1 Garlic Clove – minced
  • 2 Tbsp. (20g) Pumpkin Seeds
  • Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp. Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 Onion – chopped
  • 1 tbsp. (20g) Dried Cranberry
  • 4 Eggs

Spices: 
  • ½ Tsp. Ground Turmeric
  • ½ Tsp. Chili Flakes
  • ½ Tsp. Paprika
  • ½ Tsp. Oregano

How to Make:

Divide the broccoli into smaller parts and then chop into tiny pieces or use a food processor to make broccoli rice.

Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a pan on medium-high heat, add the minced garlic, chopped onion, pumpkin seeds and fry, stirring for about 5 minutes, until browned.

 Next, add the cranberries, broccoli rice and all the spices, season with salt & pepper, mix and fry for another 5-7 minutes. Once it is cooked drizzle with lemon juice.

 In a separate frying pan heat the remaining 1 tbsp. of oil, and fry the eggs. Once ready serve on top of the broccoli rice, season with salt & pepper.


Egg, Broccoli & Ham Muffins

egg, broccoli and ham muffins

Egg, Broccoli & Ham Muffins

  • Makes: 6
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 15 minutes

What You Need:

  • ½ a Broccoli
  • 1 Clove Garlic -minced
  • 5 Eggs
  • Pinch of Chilli Flakes – optional
  • 4 Slices Ham – chopped
  • 30g Grated Cheese

How to Make:

Preheat the oven to 360F (180C).

 Place the broccoli in a pot of boiling water and cook for approx. 3 minutes. Strain and cut into small pieces.

Beat the eggs in a medium size bowl, add the minced garlic and season with salt & pepper, and chilli flakes if using.

Grease a 6-mould muffin tray with oil or butter, and fill the moulds with evenly divided broccoli, ham, and grated cheese. Pour the beaten eggs into the moulds and bake in the oven for 10-15 mins, or until eggs have set.

(Vegetarian option: replace the ham with feta cheese, Goats cheese or your favourite vegetables)


Avocado, Tapenede & Egg Toast

avacado, tapenede and egg on toast

Avocados are highly nutritious and contain a wide variety of nutrients including 20 of the vitamins and minerals. They are an excellent source of vitamins including B6, C, E and K along with omega 3 fatty acids.

Avocado, Tapenede & Egg Toast

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 0 minutes

What You Need:

  • 1 Ripe Avocado
  • 2 eggs – boiled
  • 2 Slices Wholegrain bread
  • 2 Tbsp. Tapenade
  • Coriander leaves

How to Make:

Boil the egg for 7 minutes and toast the bread.

Remove the stone and flesh of the avocado and cut it into slices. Cut the eggs into quarters.

Spread the tapenade over the bread and top with the avocado and egg. Season it all with salt and pepper. Then top with chopped coriander leaves


Quinoa, Egg & Salmon Breakfast Salad

immune boosting Quinoa, Egg & Salmon Breakfast Salad

This quick and easy salad not only has nutritious avocados but also quinoa which is a great source of fibre, antioxidants and minerals. Quinoa is high in protein and contains all the essential amino acids so is a great plant-based protein source.

Quinoa, Egg & Salmon Breakfast Salad

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 5 minutes

What You Need:

  • 1 Cup (185g) Quinoa – cooked
  • 2 oz. (60g) Wild Rocket
  • 1 Avocado – cubed
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbsp. Chopped Parsley
  • 2 oz. (60g) Smoked Salmon
  • 1 tsp. Olive Oil
  • 2 Eggs

How to Make:

In a bowl, mix the quinoa with rocket, parsley, and lemon juice. Add the cubed avocado and smoked salmon and mix. Then divide between 2 serving dishes.

 Heat the olive oil in the pan over medium heat and fry the eggs, once cooked, place an egg on each of the salads, season with salt & pepper, and serve.


Immune Boosting Sweet Potato & Zucchini Hash

immune boosting sweet potato and zucchini hash

Sweet potatoes are rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals and powerful antioxidants. They are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which can be converted to vitamin A and help support your immune system and gut health. Zucchini is full of antioxidants, beneficial plant compounds, vitamins and minerals. Most of the benefits are found in the skin – so be sure to eat that too!

Immune Boosting Sweet Potato & Zucchini Hash

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 15 minutes

What You Need:

  • 16 oz. (450g) Sweet potato – peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 Clove Garlic – chopped
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. Coconut Oil
  • 2 Medium Zucchini – diced
  • 1 Onion – diced
  • 8 eggs
  • Handful Parsley – chopped
  • Cayenne Pepper – to taste

How to Make:

Cook the sweet potato for 3-4 minutes in a pot of boiling water, then drain.

 Heat the ½ tbsp. of the oil in a pan, over medium heat. Add the sweet potato, zucchini, onion and garlic, sauté for about 5 minutes, until cooked and browned. Season the mixture with salt & pepper, and set aside.

Heat the remaining oil in the pan and fry the eggs to your liking. 

 Divide the vegetables between 4 plates, top with fried eggs and sprinkle with parsley. Season the hash with cayenne pepper along with salt & pepper, to suit your taste before serving.


Protein Orange & Yogurt Pancakes

orange protein pancakes

Juicy oranges are an excellent immune boosting fruit as they are a great  source of vitamin C, thiamine, folate and antioxidants.

Protein Orange & Yogurt Pancakes

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes

What You Need:

  • 2 Tsp. Orange Peel
  • Orange Slices – to serve
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 Tbsp. (160g) Natural Yogurt
  • 2 Tsp. Coconut Sugar
  • 2 Tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 8 tbsp. (120g) Spelt Flour
  • 1 Tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Coconut oil

How to Make:

Mix the egg, yogurt, sugar and orange peel. Fold in the flour and baking powder and mix well until smooth. Lastly, add in the melted coconut oil and mix again.

Fry the pancakes on a dry non-stick pan over low-medium heat until golden brown.

 Serve with slices of orange and fresh berries.


TOP TIPS:

– If you are avoiding dairy, swap natural yogurt for soy or coconut yogurt.

– You can spice up your pancakes with cinnamon or cardamom for a fiery kick

Strawberry Protein Chia Seed Pudding

strawberry chia pudding

Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, an antioxidant which is necessary for immune and skin health.  Chia seeds are nutritious, an excellent source of fiber and full of antioxidants that protect you from free radicals.

Strawberry Protein Chia Seed Pudding

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 0 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes

What You Need:

  • ½ Cup (100g) Frozen Strawberries
  • 100ml Milk – dairy or coconut
  • 1 Tbsp. Vanilla Whey Protein
  • 1 Tbsp. Maple Syrup
  • 50g Chia Seeds

How to Make:

Blitz the strawberries, milk, whey and maple syrup in a speed blender or food processor.

 Add the chia seeds and mix well. Leave to thicken in the fridge for 10 mins, mixing 2-3 times, to ensure it thickens evenly. Serve straight away or store in a refrigerator.

TOP TIP:

if you leave the pudding in the fridge overnight, you might want to add some extra milk to it before serving as it will become more thick as the chia seeds absorb the liquid.


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I hope that you like these immune boosting breakfast recipe ideas and that you give one or two of them a try. For more healthy eating options take a look at my recipes for easy meat free meals or easy chicken recipes that are perfect for meal planning.


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