April 12, 2018
Amidst the busy lives that we lead, it’s very common to skip the morning meal. For some of us, it’s usually breakfast-on-the-go. A quick cheese sandwich or a packet of cookies is what one would reach out for but what we do not realize is how important it is to start off your morning with a healthy breakfast. Mornings can be the most stressful hours of the day, which make it all the more necessary for you to whip up an elaborate healthy breakfast.
During those 8-9 hours of sleep at night, your body continues to run its functions and use up all the energy produced during the day. Once you wake up the next morning, you need to refuel your body. Starting your day with a healthy breakfast can keep your energy as well concentration levels up. Skipping breakfast will not only make you feel fatigued through the day but also lead to untimely cravings and overeating during other meals.We’d like to present you with our best breakfast recipes that are made with healthy ingredients. No refined flour and unnecessary fats, these recipes are made with fresh fruits and veggies, protein packed lentils and eggs, super foods like oats and mushrooms and healthy grains like bran and ragi. A big fat breakfast like this is hard to skip and will keep you charged through the day.
1. Bran Whole Wheat Muffins
Muffins are a breakfast favourite. Why give up on them when we can show you how to make them the healthy way? This recipe uses wheat bran cereal, whole wheat flour, low fat milk and brown sugar for the batter. Most importantly, it substitutes the fat with freshly made apple sauce.
2. Banana Oat Bread
Breads are breakfast staples. But, what we don’t realize is that most breads use refined flour which is high on carbs and devoid of any nutrients. Here’s a simple solution, this banana and oat bread replaces all that is bad for you with all that’s good.
This wholesome meal consists of pancakes made with whole wheat flour, milk, yogurt and spinach with a mushroom and cheese filling.
4. Melon and Kiwi Fruit Smoothie
A power drink that will shoot up your energy levels instantly. Fresh fruits, milk, honey and oats come together to make this energy booster.
5. Ragi Wheat Bread
For all the bread lovers, this recipe will be your life long companion. It uses healthy ingredients like ragi, jaggery, whole wheat flour, yogurt and spinach.
6. Chicken Omelette with Sauteed Mushrooms
Here’s a protein packed breakfast for you. An omelete made with egg whites, chunks of chicken and the goodness of mushrooms.
7. Oat Apple Crumble
This breakfast recipe is worth waking up for. The goodness of apples and oats fuses with the aroma of nutmeg and cinnamon. What a lovely start!
8. Breakfast Salad
We get that a salad for breakfast might be unusual but once you try this delicious recipe, we promise there’s no going back. You’ve got chicken sausages, lettuce, eggs, tomatoes and a gorgeous honey mustard dressing.
9. Baked Eggs
It’s time to crack one open. Breakfast is incomplete without delicious eggs which is why we bring you Vicky Ratnani’s delicious recipe of baked eggs.
10. Fresh Fruit Muesli
Fruit, juice, a dash of lime, oats, yogurt, honey, almonds, raisins and a bit of jaggery. It’s exactly as healthy as it sounds.