Oatmeal lowers your cholesterol, makes you feel full up and ready to go, and is a great start to cold winter mornings. You can make oatmeal the old-fashioned way by putting it in a saucepan with milk and letting it boil, but as a new mother you would probably prefer making oatmeal in the microwave. You can add apple and cinnamon, raisins, walnuts, and a bit of sugar or maple syrup on top once its done.
Boiled eggs, fried eggs, poached eggs, or any other kind of egg gives you a protein boost early in the morning and will provide you with the energy you need. Eating one or two eggs just the way you like them with a slice of wholegrain bread may not be very original, but it's quick and healthy.
Don't rule out liquid breakfasts before you give them a try! Smoothies, unlike juices, contain a lot of fibre and can really fill you up. If you have a good blender like a vitamix, making smoothies for breakfast is very easy. Fresh fruits and vegetables (carrots, spinach, and cucumber all make good ingredients) give you plenty of vitamins and antioxidants, which are especially essential for breastfeeding moms.
A sandwich with peanut butter
Protein and grains in one place. And, easy and quick to make. Enough said.