We all love breakfast (it’s the most important meal of the day, after all), but, let’s be honest, we love sleep more. When we’re forced, in those evil early mornings, to decide between 5 more minutes of sweet, sweet shut-eye or avocado on toast, we think, surely there’s a better way?
To help you on your way to maximum sleeps ins, we’ve composed a list of Sydney’s best healthy breakfasts on the run, so now you can start your day with a full belly and without the under-eye bags!
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When a café’s motto is “love your guts” you know your body is going to be happy with it! Located just off Crown Street, this Darlinghurst café is all about combatting hunger caused by busy schedules, and is your one-stop-shop for a quick and healthy breakfast fix. If you’re in a rush, opt for the grab-and-go goodies in the fridge such as the chia wellness pots and the figure-friendly raw treats. Otherwise, design your own plate or indulge in one of Proteini’s famous Caveman bowls to take-away—If you’re on the hunt for healthy breakfasts in Sydney that you can takeaway, you need to check this one out.
Pablo & Rusty’s
With its modern industrial interiors and educated coffee brews, Sydney café, Pablo and Rusty’s offers a cosy nook, away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD. Enter off Castlereigh Street to join the take-away queue for maximum time effectiveness. Alternatively, pop inside to check out what daily specials are on display. Either way, Pablo and Rusty’s provides a superior speedy café experience in the city.
Venus Whole Foods
Thanks to the makers of fashion distribution company, We Are the Stables, Venus Whole Foods has landed in Surry Hills and become the ultimate Sydney café for a quick and healthy food fix. Upon walking into this modern hideaway on Hill Street, your eyes will unearth a rainbow of healthy options just screaming to be Instagrammed! Morning bites include granola, super-food smoothies, bright salads, provolone croissants, breakfast rolls, cold-pressed juices, and deliciously smooth single origin coffee served from 8am.
The Grounds of Alexandria
If you want your Grounds of Alexandria fix without the Grounds of Alexandria crowds, then their take-away breakfast is your new best friend! If it's a beverage you’re after, look no further than a freshly squeezed juice for your morning dose of vitamin C. If you’re feeling peckish which, let’s be honest when are we not, you can enjoy toasted fresh bread from the bakery, their famous granola, warm porridge with toasted almonds, bacon and egg rolls or toasties all for under eight dollars each!
Bondi Wholefoods is renowned for their use of delicious organic ingredients and boasts a clean, nutritious breakfast menu unaltered by any bad stuff. Whether you want to grab a simple healthy muffin, build your own super-food smoothie, or devour some smashed avo, tomato, and basil on sourdough, Sydney café, Bondi Wholefoods has you covered. Warning: it is utterly impossible not to be enticed by the healthy sweets behind the counter, so don't be surprised if you end up purchasing a banana and chia loaf to save for afternoon tea!
Sydney café, The Roots is responsible for bringing some much-needed hipster vibes to North Sydney, and is now a favourite among local residents and workers. Tucked in Elizabeth Plaza, this café is the only speciality coffee shop around the area and is winning hearts (and tastebuds) with its industrial, modern décor and soulful food, If you’re keen to check this Sydney café out on your morning route, try the bacon and egg roll with house relish and mayo. Alternatively, go for something simple with some freshly baked bread layered with any house-made condiment you could possibly desire!
NoOk Urban Fresh Bar
Hidden within a busy office complex, NoOk Urban Fresh Bar offers a breath of fresh air to the CBD’s concrete jungle! With its colourful display of fruit and vegetable boxes and charming variety of single origin brews, Sydndey café, NoOk is guaranteed to make your morning a little bit brighter, and is one of our fave healthy breakfasts in Sydney’s CBD. Pick up a delicious smoothie or fruit salad on your way to work or class and kick start your day the right way!
O Organic Produce Café
This popular Surry Hills café makes one of Sydney’s best healthy breakfasts and is all-organic, too. We love their range of superfood smoothies, which are packed full of vitamins and are easy to tackle on the go. If you have a little more time on your hands, the acai breakfast is a winner as are the buckwheat and cacao pancakes.
Selling over five types of different breads and countless freshly baked treats, this Sydney bakery on the corner of Redfern and Chalmers street is a gluten-free oasis! If it’s savoury you’re after, their home-made spinach rolls will make the prospect of your busy day ahead a lot easier to deal with, and, if you’re craving something sweet, look no further than the delicious fruit buns or danishes. The best part? There are no seats at Breadfern Redfern, so you have no choice but to takeaway! You’re welcome.
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