"Breaking the fast" is the first occasion you have of the day for nourishing your body; if you learn and get into the habit of a healthy breakfast, you will well supported, mentally and physically, throughout your day in making the best food and drink choices for your wellbeing.

I list below three categories of breakfasts, where you can create endless variations for each of them.

  • Soul Fruit

A fruit based meal is easy, quick and very nutritious.

  • Hydrating
  • Light and cold
  • Alkalinising
  • Cleansing
  • Immune booster

Ingredients:

Use ripe, fresh and organic fruit whenever possible; You can mix different fruits in one plate, or have only one. Some fruit ideas to include in your “Soul Fruit” plate include: Apples, bananas, grapes, grapefruit, oranges, clementine, pears, figs, mangoes, persimmon, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, blackberry, melons, watermelons.

Instructions:

Create a generous quantity of different and coloured fresh fruit plate; You will feel healthier just by looking at it. 

Notes

Fruit purifies the system strongly, so it supports the morning-detoxification phase of the body. At the beginning it can make you feel a bit uncomfortable, but not to worry that is a signal that you may need a good clean and fruit is doing a deep housework in your gut. After some time,  you will feel better after eating a “Soul Fruit” meal.


  • Kefir-licious

This creamy meal doesn’t require cooking, so it is quick to prepare and very filling and satisfying.

  • Probiotic rich
  • Nutrient dense
  • Filling and building
  • Cold, light, wet
  • Immune booster

Ingredients

  • 250ml to 350ml of milk/coconut kefir
  • 1 or 2 chopped, diced/sliced fresh fruit
  • 1 cup of berries
  • 2T of cacao
  • 2 handfuls of dry superfruit
  • 1 handful of granola (optional)

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix with kefir. Stir well and enjoy.

Note

  • Use the recipe as a template and enjoy creating new variations.

  • Superfood porridge

The longest to prepare among the other breakfast’s categories I listed, averaging 5 minutes of preparation time.

  • Warm, heavy
  • Nourishing, filling
  • Nutrient dense
  • Fibre rich

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 or 2 bananas
  • 2T cacao
  • 2 handfuls superfruit
  • 1t raw honey

Instructions

Put in a saucepan the oats with milk; bring to boil and simmer until all liquid is absorbed. When ready let it set for one minute and then pour the cooked oats in a bowl. Stir the other ingredients in and enjoy.

Note

Excellent choice for the fall and winter seasons; experiment with more variations of the “superfood porridge” template shown above.


The importance that breakfast play in one’s life varies according to the person’s lifestyle and body constitution. The templates shown above offer you a solid structure where you can choose the right type of breakfast you want for you unique circumstances.