Do you often feel groggy in the morning and always watch the clock for lunch? If you don't eat a proper breakfast or skip it altogether, it's time for a change. Being pressed for time in the morning isn't an excuse anymore- we've got some quick recipes for you.
6 healthy breakfast ideas perfect for busy mornings
BERRY AND YOGURT SMOOTHIE
Smoothies are excellent for active people since they're a meal on their own. This particular one gives you minerals, vitamins, and hydration simultaneously. Grab a glass after your morning run for energy and to boost your perseverance for the day.
A cup of yogurt
2 cups of strawberries (or assorted berries)
2 cups of milk
NOTE: You don't need protein powder unless you did a workout in the morning.
Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend them until foamy.
Serve and enjoy.
THE HEALTHY PARATHA
This Indian recipe is healthy, tasty, and doesn't take much time and effort to prepare.
Enjoy these parathas that have plenty of vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, and fiber.
Filling: either raisins or other dried fruits or veggies like onion and spinach
1/2 cup of oil
1 tbsp of carom seeds
1 tbsp of salt
2 cups of wheat flour
Mix all your filling ingredients in one bowl.
In a separate bowl, combine the carom seeds, salt, wheat flour, and oil into a dough and let it rest for a few minutes.
Pinch a fistful of the dough, mold it into a ball then flatten it with a rolling pin. Stuff it with a handful of the mix of filling ingredients. Wrap the dough around the filling and flatten it again.
Fry it in butter and serve.
SAVORY OATMEAL WITH AN EGG
If you want a healthy breakfast with vegetables, protein, and grains, whip up this recipe. It will give you nutrients and fiber to power you through the day.
Start by preparing oatmeal using soup broth instead of water and brown sugar.
As the oatmeal cooks, drop in an egg and stir. The heat from the mixture will cook the egg.
Add salt, pepper, and your favorite spices to taste.
WARM FRUIT BOWL
If you have never have thought of baking fruit salad, now is the time.
Preheat your oven to 200 degrees C (400 degrees F) as you cut your favorite fruits into pieces. Use any fruits you like and the amount you desire.
Grate a little organic dark chocolate on top, then bake until the chocolate melts or until the fruits turn juicy but not mushy.
OPEN FACED APPLE AND ALMOND BUTTER SANDWICHES
For those hectic mornings, you'll love this meal. You only need to check it a few times as you prepare for work.
1 tbsp coconut oil or butter
Cinnamon to taste
1-2 slices of bread
Almond butter to your preference
Use coconut oil to coat a large pan and turn the heat to medium.
Slice your apples and place them and the slices of bread on the heated pan. Alternatively, toast the slices.
Sprinkle some cinnamon on the apples.
After a few minutes, flip the bread to cook the other side.
When the toast is to your satisfaction, spread the almond butter then layer the cinnamon apple slices on top.
QUINOA FRUIT SALAD
This colorful, light, and healthy breakfast is a hit even among kids. You can use any seasonal fruits for this recipe.
1 cup seasonal fruit, cut into chunks
2 cups quinoa
2 tbsp lemon Juice
1 tbsp honey
A few mint leaves, chopped
For the dressing, whisk the lemon juice and honey in a large bowl until thoroughly mixed.
Add the fruit, quinoa, and mint, then stir gently to combine.
Tip: To save time, make the quinoa the night before, so it's ready to go in the morning.
The Sole Toscana Beauty Team