5 Healthy Breakfasts That Help You Lose Weight

News flash: What you eat first thing in the morning has a direct effect on your mood, eating habits, and metabolism later in the day. That sprinkle donut might temporarily be the best thing you’ve ever eaten OMG, but the feeling is short-lived—the sugar will cause your energy levels to crash, and you’ll end up feeling sluggish and slow before noon. We all know we should be eating a healthier breakfast (or just eating breakfast, period—ahem, all you a.m. coffee chuggers), but it’s so much easier said than done. That’s why we enlisted certified holistic nutritionist Elizabeth Stein and asked for help. As the founder of Purely Elizabeth, a line of natural, gluten-free foods that models like Karlie Kloss swear by, and author of the soon-to-be released book, Eating Purely: More Than 100 All-Natural, Organic, Gluten-Free Recipes for a Healthy Life, we knew she would have lots of ideas to share.

Ahead, you’ll find five yummy, metabolism-boosting breakfast ideas from Stein that will make having a healthy and balanced diet just that much easier. Keep scrolling to see them all!