With our ever-growing to-do lists and packed schedules we are more fatigued than ever before. But our constant exhaustion is doing a number on our hormones, and in turn, our blood sugar. In my experience as a functional medicine doctor, I often see blood sugar imbalance as one of the biggest causes of hormonal problems. This blood sugar roller coaster will leave you feeling irritable, exhausted, and hungry and anger's evil spawn: hangry.
It's easy to rush out the door, grabbing something quick that is most likely packaged, devoid of nutrients, and loaded with unhealthy junk you can't pronounce, but when you start your day off by fueling your body with proper food, you are setting yourself up for success and laying the foundation for balanced blood sugar throughout your day.
Here are just a few of my favorite breakfasts that leave me feeling full and energized to take on my day of patients. And bonus: Most of these can be made ahead of time for easy grab-and-go!