Breakfast for runners

A runner should never skimp on breakfast, here are some fast, delicious and easy recipes for your weekdays.

by Annie Rice

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It’s not called the most important meal of the day for nothing and as runners, a good breakfast can make your day a whole lot better. Thankfully it can also be extremely delicious and there are many quick and easy ways to max out on taste and nutrition. Here are some tasty options you can make yourself before work and our pick of what to each on the go.

Bircher muesli

This is packed with slow releasing carbohydrates, wholegrain fibre, natural energy plus a decent dose of protein. The best part is you can make a batch at the beginning of the week then munch your way through it.

To make a batch for the week ahead mix together all of the below in a large bowl, cover then put in the fridge for a ready-made breakfast in the morning.  

  • 2 cups of jumbo oats (ideally large ones, we love Flahavan's)
  • 2 x cups apple juice
  • 1 cup natural yoghurt
  • 2 x grated apples of your choice
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 cup sultanas 
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts of your choice
  • Fresh berries and/or banana makes a great topping option. 

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