Everybody knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, skipping it will just lead you to be hit by hunger pangs during midday. So no matter how busy you may be it is absolutely necessary you don’t miss out on breakfast; so here are a few quick and healthy breakfast recipes.
Smoothies are a great way to improve your diet and eat healthily. In addition, they are also super easy to make. You can combine a very wide range of fruits and vegetables in your smoothies that you wouldn’t normally get the time to eat. You can just put your ingredients in the blender pour it out into a takeaway mug and drink it on your way to work. Here are some great smoothie combinations you can make for breakfast without compromising on your health.
| Cucumber mint cool smoothie |
Blend together 1 cup of cucumber, few sprigs of fresh mint, 2 cups of green apple (or regular apple if not available), 1 cup of Greek yogurt and 2 tbsp of honey.
| Strawberry banana smoothie |
Blend together 1 cup of Greek yogurt, 1 cup milk, 2 whole bananas, 100g of strawberries.
| Chocolate banana smoothie |
Blend together 2 cups of almond milk, 2 bananas, 3 tbsp Chocolate flavored milk powder and 2 tbsp peanut butter.
| Strawberry Beet smoothie |
Blend together 100g strawberry, 1/2 cup beets, Lettuce, 2 cups yogurt and 1 banana.
| Fruit spinach smoothie |
Blend together two cups spinach, 2 cups coconut milk, 1 cup mango, 1 cup pineapple, 1 cup papaya and 1tbsp honey.
You can combine any other fruit and vegetable combinations that you like, and measure out or cut your fruits up the night before and freeze it. Add the frozen fruit in your blender and get chilled yummy smoothies.
2. Healthy Breakfast Meal preps
If you have really busy mornings but also like to eat something nice and healthy to eat these easy healthy breakfast recipes that you can make ahead are your best friend. You can make these in advance and just pop it in your microwave or toss it on a pan 5 minutes before you want to eat.
| Oatmeal breakfast muffins |
Combine 1 mashed banana, one egg, 2tbsp maple syrup, 1/2 cup almond milk, 1 cup yogurt, and 1.5 cups rolled oats with 1tbsp baking powder. Mix it all well and pour equal quantities into a muffin tray and top with nuts and chocolate chips.Bake at 180 C for 30 minutes. And store for about 2 weeks. Wrap it in foil and freeze it. Microwave it as required.
| Overnight Oatmeal |
Pour in 1/2 cup yogurt, 1 cup almond milk, 1/2 cup rolled oats, 4 tbsp peanut butter, 1/2 cup berries of your choice. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and transfer to a mason jar and have your take away oats ready in the morning.
| Egg Quinoa Muffins |
Cook 2 cups quinoa in 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth and set aside. Saute 1 finely chopped onion, 1 cup of mushrooms, 1 cup of broccoli till its semi-cooked, add in 2 cups of spinach, add required seasoning and saute till the spinach starts wilting, stop before entirely cooking it. For the batter of the muffin, combine the sauteed veggies and quinoa with 1/2 cup cheese, 1tsp garlic powder, 1tsp oregano, and salt as required. Spoon batter into the muffin tray and bake for 30 minutes at 180 C.
3. Protein-packed toasts
The best way to stay full for a longer time is to eat protein packed foods for breakfast. One easy way to consume maximum protein foods for breakfast is to combine whole grain toasts with protein foods for breakfast.
| Chickpeas and avocado spread |
Mash Avocado and boiled chickpeas together. Add seasoning and a little-grated cheese. Spread this on a toast and enjoy.
| Egg spinach Toast |
Saute 1/3 cup onions, 1 clove garlic, 1/2 cup spinach. Season with thyme, salt, and pepper, add 2 eggs to this and scramble cook it. Top your toast with this protein-rich egg dish.
| Tuna salad toast |
You can make your tuna sandwich spread the night before by combining your drain canned tuna with 1/4 cup mayonnaise,1/4 cup chopped celery, 1/4 cup chopped bell peppers and cherry tomatoes. You can just spread it on your toast another toast on top of it and have a protein-packed tuna sandwich.
We hope these quick and healthy recipes help you eat healthier, and save time on those busy mornings; because a Girl Boss can’t win the world on an empty stomach.