Our elders have always talked about the importance of having a healthy breakfast. And now, there’s plenty of scientific evidence as well, which shows the various benefits of having a healthy breakfast. Research studies have revealed that a healthy breakfast boosts our metabolism and keeps us alert and focused. It gives us the energy and the nutrients that we need during the day. It is also helpful in weight loss, as it keeps away the cravings for junk food. For best results, nutritionists recommend that we should have our breakfast within an hour of waking up.
The only problem, in terms of breakfast, is that morning is a rush hour for most professionals. On most weekdays, there is an urgency to reach the office, which forces us to skip our breakfast. Even if we eat something, it’s mostly the unhealthy junk food. If you are facing similar issues, its recommended that you opt for healthy breakfast recipes that can be prepared quickly. The rule of thumb is that the recipe should have a good mix of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and fiber. Here are some of the healthy breakfast ideas that are not only nutritious but also taste awesome.
Fruit & Nut Smoothie
This recipe can be prepared using your favorite fruits and nuts. Depending on your preference, you can choose to use either Niryas Milk or Niryas Fresh Dahi for the base. To save time in the morning, you can cut and peel the fruits at night and keep them in the refrigerator. There is no cooking involved in this recipe, so it’s very healthy and can be prepared quickly. You just need to mix all the ingredients in a blender. Add some honey in case you need more sweetness in the smoothie. Top it up with chunks of your favorite fruits and shredded nuts.
Quinoa & Chia porridge
This recipe is high in protein and has essential amino acids. Take quinoa, Niryas Milk, water, and chia seeds for the porridge. Combine them in a pot and place on medium to low heat. Add to it, sweetener of choice (raw honey, maple syrup), ground cinnamon and cardamom pods. Bring to a boil and turn down the heat to the minimum. Simmer until cooked, covered, stirring every now and then and making sure it doesn’t stick to the bottom.
Once ready, add your favorite toppings and serve warm. Your toppings could be anything from fresh peaches, fresh nectarine, figs, coconut flakes, almonds, to fresh thyme.
Even before this recipe is ready, you will know it will taste amazing, because while it slowly simmers away it will fill your kitchen and your house with the most amazing aromas on earth.
Gram Flour & Niryas Dahi Pancakes
For this, you will need Niryas Fresh Dahi, gram flour, onion, tomato, and green chili. You can add other seasonings and vegetables, as per your preference. Finely chop the onions, tomato and green chili, and mix it with gram flour and Niryas Fresh Dahi. The mixture should have a running consistently. Add salt, as per your taste. Next, you just need to heat a flat pan and make pancakes with this mixture.
There are many more healthy breakfast ideas that you can try. For added fun, you can experiment with some ideas in your free time and create your own healthy breakfast recipes. A breakfast is an essential meal of the day and you should never miss it.