Five ways to add colour to your breakfast

If your New Year’s resolution is to get more vitamins into your diet then a good place to start is breakfast. With these simple swaps and additions, you’ll be on your way to 5-a-day before you’ve left the house. From carrots in your porridge to spinach in your scrambled eggs, try any one of these brilliant colourful breakfasts.

  1. Carrot cake overnight oats

    Get some veg in at breakfast time with this recipe that combines the flavours of carrot cake into oats and milk. Cinnamon, carrot, raisins and maple syrup make this a flavour-packed breakfast on the go or at home.

    Carrot cake overnight oats
  2. Green eggs

    Channel Dr. Seuss (without the ham) and get 2 of your 5-a-day in one meal. For a lazy weekend breakfast, stir wilted spinach into just-cooked scrambled egg and use to top sourdough toast. Serve with roasted tomatoes.

    Green eggs
  3. Sweet potato muffins

    If you prefer a savoury breakfast or are trying to cut back on sugar-laden cereals, why not whip up a batch of these sweet potato muffins. With spring onions, feta, Parmesan and a bit of chilli, they’re ideal for making ahead for the whole week.

    Sweet potato muffins
  4. Breakfast flatbreads

    Add some colour to your bacon and eggs with these colourful flatbreads. Ready-made naans are topped with classic bacon and fried egg, but the addition of spring onions, tomato, avocado and chillies give it bags of flavour for a brunch with a bang.

    Breakfast flatbreads
  5. Almond, berry and banana breakfast tacos

    If you’re trying to eat lots of fruit at breakfast time, there are some pretty exciting ways to do it. These breakfast tacos are so simple to make; simply fry wraps in butter before sprinkling with cinnamon and topping with mint, grated chocolate, nut butter, sliced banana and a whole host of berries.

    Almond, berry and banana breakfast tacos