Easy Breakfast Healthy Recipes Ideas
“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”, this famous quote by Adelle Davis has an important role in our good health. But one might be wondering how is it possible in today’s world to have a leisure elaborate breakfast. Eating breakfast like a King doesn’t mean putting two hours in the kitchen right in the morning to enjoy an elaborate breakfast, rather it means having a Healthy, nourishing, nutrient dense breakfast. It is important to understand that everyone’s favourite breakfast dish can be prepared in a moment’s time with just a few ingredients and minimum effort. Let’s have a look at some of the quick healthy options which one can have in breakfast.
1. Smoothies and Shakes:
Smoothie can be a quick wonderful option for a healthy wholesome breakfast with the selection of right ingredients. The smoothies should comprise of curd or milk, with a fruit, 2-3 tsp of roasted seeds like flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds (soaked not roasted), nuts like almonds, cashewnuts, roasted oats, muesli or jowar flakes, honey or maple syrup. Churn all the items in a blender, add water to make a desired consistency.
2. Vegetable Oats:
This is a quick healthy breakfast consisting of complex carbohydrates coming from oats and vegetables complimenting the carbs with their vitamins and fibre. You just have to take 3 tablespoons of oats (prefer rolled oats) just dry roast them a bit. Take 1 cup chopped veggies like bellpepper, onion, carrot, capsicum, beans, peas, sauté them in 1 tsp olive oil or mustard oil. Now add roasted oats to it , sprinkle few drops of water and cover with the lid on low flame till they are done. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
3. Stuffed Eggs:
Eggs are the best options for non-vegetarians as it not only gives you first class protein but also gives you vitamin D3 and healthy fats. Take 2 hard boiled eggs, scoop out the egg yolk, add chopped veggies – onion, capsicum, broccoli, bell pepper, coriander and mix it well with yolk, add a pinch of salt and pepper as per your taste. Now stuff the egg whites with this filling and your yummy healthy breakfast is ready.
4. Moong Dal Sprouts Cheela or a Mix Dal Cheela:
Pulses are rich in proteins and carbohydrates, combining them with vegetables gives a delicious breakfast option. It’s so quick, soak mix dal overnight or take one katori fresh sprouts, grind in the grinder till its finely grounded and add water to make a thin pouring consistency, add chopped veggies to the batter- onion, tomato, coriander, carrots and some spices of your choice. Now pour this batter on a greased non stock pan, flip and let the cheela get cooked on both the sides. To make it more filling, one can just put raw or sauteed paneer as stuffing.
5. Brown Bread Sprouts Sandwich:
This is an awesome breakfast option for office goers as its preparation hardly takes any time and it is very satiating. Take ½ K steamed sprouts or even raw sprouts would do, add some chopped veggies, salt and pepper and keep it in between the two brown bread slices. Now cook the sandwich in the sandwich maker to get the desired browning.
6. Banana and Almond Porridge:
It is a complete one pot breakfast meal consisting of oats, chia seeds, bananas, milk, dates and nuts. Just add all the ingredients together in milk and its done. Remember to dry roast the oats if you don’t plan to cook them in milk.
7. Cottage Cheese with Fruits:
A quick fresh and rejuvenation breakfast for all age groups. Take a bowl of cottage cheese (around) 100gms with sliced apples, pears, pineapple, berries for a simple easy yet healthy breakfast. Do not forget to add 1 -2tsp of mix seeds to get the power of superfood (seeds).
8. Suji (Semolina)and Ragi Idli:
We all generally make suji idlis but adding ragi flour to it would add that extra calcium to your breakfast. Take 1 cup suji and ½ cup ragi flour, add ½ cup curd and mix the batter well and keep it for 15 mins to rest. This would help in swelling up of suji well. Now prepare a tadka with rye, hing, chopped veggies like onion, tomato, bellpepper, curry leaves and add it to the batter. Add 1 sachet of Eno or ½ tsp baking soda for fluffy idlis. Pour the battle in Idli batter and steam them. Garnish with chopped peanuts and coriander and relish with green chutney.