High-protein breakfasts moderate appetite-regulating hormones (insulin response), leading to reduced hunger and cravings mid morning. Read more here
Almonds in particular are very beneficial being high in both fats and proteins. More here https://authoritynutrition.com/9-proven-benefits-of-almonds/
I have made a twist on my Low Carb Muesli having found some Chinese Five Spice in the press. This is high in both good fats and protein, so make a great LCHF start to the day.
- 80g of sliced almonds
- 50g of sunflower seeds
- 50g of pumpkin seeds
- 50g of roughly chopped hazelnuts
- 50g of roughly chopped whole almonds
- 1 1/2 tbsp of coconut oil
- 2 tsp of Chrinese 5 spice
- 1 tsp of ground ginger
- 2 tsp of ground cinnamon
Pre heat the oven to 180 deg C. Melt the coconut oil in the oven on a roasting tray.
Mix all the other ingredients thoroughly in a bowl. When the coconut oil is melted, pour over the nut mixture and mix well with a large spoon.
Return all the ingredients to the tray and place into the oven for 12-15 minutes until toasted.