I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned my breakfast aversion before.
Can it really be defined as an aversion? I don’t know. I don’t have anything against breakfast, it’s just that I can’t eat as soon as I wake up. I like to sip a couple of cups of coffee first. You know, let the caffeine take hold. Then I’m ready to eat about 2-3 hours later. This makes for all types of inconvenience since it means I can’t stomach a quick meal before heading to work or hitting the road to travel. It also means that I’m always changing up what I like to have once the desire for food finally kicks in mid-morning. The one constant seems to be the need for inclusion of some type of protein, whether in the form of an egg, yogurt, or nut butter.
Chia seeds are truly a superfood. They are packed with omega-3 fatty acid and pack a wopping 10 grams of fiber per 2 Tbsp! A friend adds them to smoothies and they can be added to virtually anything: salads, pies, granola, and yogurt. Find them at your local healthy food store.
banana almond butter breakfast wrap with chia seeds
one whole grain tortilla (I use Trader Joe’s brand)
2 Tbsp almond butter (or any nut butter)
one ripe banana, peeled
2 Tbsp chia seeds
Warm your tortilla. I have a gas stove and I grill all of my tortillas by placing them directly on the lit burner on the lowest heat for about 8-10 seconds on each side. You really have to watch the tortilla-don’t walk away! If you don’t have a gas stovetop, you heat it using a microwave. Place your heated tortilla on a plate. Spread the nut butter. Place the banana to one side on top of the nut butter and sprinkle with the chia seeds. Carefully roll up the tortilla. Cut in half.