Turn Breakfast Into A Meal Worth Jumping Out Of Bed For!

Press that snooze button again and beat rush hour with this 5 minute “night-before” breakfast recipe. Filled with deliciously healthy high protein, energy-laden whole-foods, this nutritious breakfast jar will come to your rescue on any manic morning (and keep you satisfied until lunchtime.)

quick and healthy brekky jar

If you are like me and take your breakfast to work with you, then this genius jar will be a lifesaver! It’s transport-friendly, environmentally friendly, and still looks classy when you arrive.


Possible ingredients for this quick and healthy breakky jar are endless and are only limited by your imagination. Try soaking your oats for a Bircher-like texture or add a handful of cocoa nibs and granola for extra crunch.

Quick & Healthy Breakky Jar:


1 red apple, diced
2 dates, chopped (optional)
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 ripe banana, sliced finely
1/2 cup oats
1 handful fresh blueberries
1 handful pomegranate seeds (optional)
1/2 cup Greek yoghurt (optional)
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
1/4 cup flaked almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon pistachios, crushed


Combine apple and one teaspoon of cinnamon in a bowl.
Sprinkle some oats in the bottom of a mason jar.
Add a layer of apple.
Repeat with the rest of the ingredients, one layer at a time.
Top with nuts.
Refrigerate overnight.



About the author: Angelique is a lawyer by day (and sometimes night) and an aspiring food blogger. Angelique is always looking for creative and time-saving ways to maximize the hours in the day whilst maintaining an active, balanced and healthy lifestyle. Cooking is her way of unwinding after a long day and continuing on her exciting food journey.

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  • Reply sappheire Thursday 23rd April, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    An abundance of energy in a readymade stay in bed to eat jar

  • judi1
    Reply judi1 Tuesday 7th April, 2015 at 11:27 pm

    Not just healthy, but delicious.

  • Reply Zerotolove Saturday 21st March, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Ugh I want those oats!

  • Reply SuperStylish Monday 16th March, 2015 at 4:04 pm

    Fuller for longer

  • Reply SuperStylish Monday 16th March, 2015 at 4:03 pm


  • Reply Whatthe Thursday 12th March, 2015 at 7:45 pm

    All those fruits are great for the immunity.

    • Reply SuperStylish Monday 16th March, 2015 at 4:04 pm

      Yeah, totally agree

  • Reply adnrew Tuesday 10th March, 2015 at 5:01 pm

    Delish! These look great

  • Reply Whatthe Friday 6th March, 2015 at 7:52 pm

    High protein is speaking my language!!

  • Reply BellaB Friday 6th March, 2015 at 11:23 am

    This sounds like a good idea, but to be honest I can’t see myself eating it.

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