RECIPE: 5-Minute Spicy Baked Beans

For week 9 of Rick Hay’s 12 week anti-ageing fitness plan, he shows you how to make a protein-filled spicy baked beans meal for breakfast in under 5 minutes.

Baked beans on toast


These spicy baked beans for breakfast, one of the most important meals of the day, will help speed up your metabolism and keep you full with a ton of protein to start your day. The thermogenic chili spices added to the beans have fat burning properties. This breakfast will kickstart your day – and your metabolism. Be sure to not overload on the ricotta cheese, as it can add plenty of calories to your meal.

A few tablespoons of baked beans
Sprinkling of fresh or dried chili peppers
1 piece of toast, cracker bread or rice cake
A small dollop of regular or low-fat ricotta cheese (about a tablespoon or less)

Add a few tablespoons of baked beans to a frying pan and sprinkle fresh chili peppers or dried chilli flakes on top of the beans for a thermogenic boost. Leave the beans on the frying pan for about a minute or two and place on the plate. You then have a choice of one piece of toast, cracker bread or rice cake to pair with your breakfast. Upon the chosen carb, spread a small dollop (about a tablespoon or less) of ricotta cheese.

baked beans

Read previous weeks of the Anti Ageing Diet Plan:

Week One

Week Two

Week Three

Week Four


Week Five

Week Six

Week Seven

Week Eight


anti ageingThis is an extract from the Anti Ageing Fitness Plan by Rick Hay. Available for download at the Xynergy website. The Anti Ageing Fitness Plan is a 12-week plan, complete with fitness regimens that are high-intensity and fat-burning. There are 12 weeks of meal plans that help to slow the ageing process, promote weight loss and alkalize the body at a cellular level.




rickRick Hay is an Anti Ageing and Fitness Nutritionist with many years clinical experience in nutrition, naturopathy, botanical medicine and iridology. He specializes in obesity treatment and weight management. He write a regular Natural Health and Fitness Blog for Healthista. Picture: Lydia Jones

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