Has the snooze button put a spell on you? If you find that getting out of bed in the morning is a slow process, you can instantly rev up your mornings with energy-boosting foods.

To maximize your morning meal, load your breakfast plate with protein, fiber, healthy fats and minerals to give your body the fuel it needs to feel best in the morning, and all day. Once you experience how good these foods make you feel, you can get creative with working them into your weekly rotation. But don't worry, you don't have to give up your waffles and bacon forever, just save those more indulgent meals for the weekends when you have more time to lounge.

To start your day off right, grab these energy-loaded foods — that also go perfectly with your coffee.

1. Sweet Potatoes

Eating one of these bad boys straight up may not be your idea of breakfast, but try stirring some puree into muffins, pancakes, and oatmeal. Sweet potatoes may not be a traditional morning food, but they are loaded with nutrients that give you tons of energy. 

2. Raspberries

Since raspberries are overflowing with fiber, toss a handful on your yogurt, into a smoothie, or onto your bran flakes. 

3. Bran Flakes

Bran flakes are a great choice for cereal lovers. You can still get that bowl of milk and crunch that you love while not sacrificing on nutrients that help get your day started right. 

4. Coconut Oil

This miracle oil is turned into energy after you eat it, which means you should use it to cook your eggs, or spread some on your toast in place of butter to get all those glorious benefits. 

5. Bananas

banana will increase your energy and fill you up until you can chow on something more substantial. And they're so easy to grab on your way out the door, 

6. Greek Yogurt

This gem comes in a variety of flavors, and is portable, to boot! Downing a cup of greek yogurt will give you the protein you need to find your morning flow. 

7. Steel Cut Oats

The extra time it takes to make these oats (over the instant kind) will be worth it. Packed with omega-3's and fiber, steel cut oats will help you hit the ground running each morning. 

Don't let the snooze button win! Start your day off with a breakfast that will get your motor running and help you feel fantastic all day long.

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