How to use Mason Jars to make a Fresh, Healthy Breakfast
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle seems like a Herculean task for most people. While balancing work, life, relationships, and mental health, your physical health often takes a toll. According to the National Institutes of Health, about one-quarter of individuals in the US skip breakfast daily!
Healthy breakfast consumption comes with a lot of benefits:
- It provides you with the energy you need to sustain high levels of physical activity
- Helps manage your weight
- Boosts cognitive skills
- Reduces the risks of cardiovascular diseases
- Provides essential nutrients
Most people skip breakfast because mornings are super hectic. Fitting breakfast into your daily routine isn’t easy! Hence, we’ve come up with ways to help you convert your food storage canning jars into portable breakfast jars. Let’s see breakfast recipes to make your mornings healthy!
1. Simple Low Carb Flaxseed Meal
The low carb Flaxseed meal is the quickest fix among the mason jar breakfast recipes. Things you’ll need:
- 0.5 cup Classic or Greek Yogurt
- 0.5 cup Flaxseed meal
- 0.25 cup Milk
- 2-3 cups of Berries
You can add Chia seeds, an excellent antioxidant for morning meals. Some Protein powder to manage your protein intake, and date syrup for natural sweetness.
Mix it well and refrigerate it overnight!
You can eat it cold in the morning, or if you’d like to eat it like porridge, you can microwave it for a minute before eating!
Pro Tip: Use a Wide Mouth Mason Jar for ease!
2. Delicious And Healthy Fruit Parfaits
A healthy combo of fruits, Yogurt, Granola, and Nuts, layered well in a canning jar!
Things you’ll need:
- Mixed Berries or Bananas (or any fruit of your choice)
- Greek Yogurt or regular yogurt
- Sliced Almonds
- Date Honey or Maple Syrup as a natural sweetener (Try to skip white sugar!)
Layer the fruits and yogurt in a large mason jar. Add sliced Almonds in-between the layers. Drizzle Honey or Maple Syrup.
Cover the glass jar with a lid and refrigerate it overnight. Add the Granola on top right before eating to enjoy the crunchiness.
You can store these fruit parfaits for up to 5 days!
3. Savory Omelet In A Glass Jar
Simple, savory, and super quick to make! Things you’ll need:
- A 16 Oz mason jar would be ideal for this recipe
- 2 eggs
- 0.5 cup chopped vegetables, shredded cheese
You can add shredded chicken or ham too.
Use a nonstick cooking spray to coat the insides of the pint jar. Add the eggs, the veggies and cheese, and season it with salt and pepper. Mix it well.
Refrigerate it overnight.
Right before eating, shake the glass mason jar well. Open the lid, cover the jar with a paper towel and microwave for 2 minutes until fully cooked.
If you don’t have any of the ingredients mentioned above, you can always make a smoothie using whatever you have in the refrigerator! Smoothies are versatile and are a fantastic grab-and-go breakfast.
You can also make salad dressings with Mason jars and store them!
In summary, improve the quality of your life with simple mason jar breakfast recipes, and we promise you, you’ll love it!