The Best Breakfasts for a Slimmer Waist, by a Model-Turned-Nutritionist

We pick the brains of models day in and day out, constantly prying into their medicine cabinets and kitchen cupboards in an attempt to uncover their elusive model secrets. In these endeavors, we hear a lot about eating clean and avoiding sugar, but rarely do we hear diet tips from a model who also happens to have a degree in nutritional science. But that’s exactly what we found in Alicia Rountree. The Mauritian model (she’s got the island hair and bronzed glow to prove it) is also a certified nutritionist and restaurateur (she has to be able to put her knowledge into practice, right?), and today, she’s sharing her secrets with us.

You've heard it a million times before, but that doesn't make it any less true: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. For me, this couldn't be more accurate. The way you decide to eat breakfast really affects how the rest of your day goes. The only problem is we often find ourselves scrambling in the mornings, leaving us with almost no time to prepare a meal. This is where my favorite busy-girl breakfast ideas come into play. These easy, nutritious, and satisfying options will help start your day off on the right foot. Keep scrolling for four of my favorite healthy breakfast recipes for busy mornings.

Trying to make healthy eating a habit? Read Alicia's top tips for making healthy eating practices stick.