In today's world most of us are always running behind the time, in fast paced life with limited time for things like exercise, socialisation, and perhaps most significantly, even for meal preparation. The adage "breakfast is the most important meal of the day" is often quoted , and still many of us tend to skip breakfast. Some of us skip breakfast because they are genuinely not hungry, but many of us skip because there is never enough time for cooking breakfast . If you belong to later category, try these easy breakfast ideas to make breakfast a priority in the busy life.
But accept it or not, breakfast is vital meal for optimal mental and physical functioning, so it should be a top priority. Since breakfast is such an important meal, one can make cooking breakfast an achievable ritual, by having some easy and healthy breakfast recipes at hand all the time.
Quick Breakfast Recipes in 5 Minutes
A healthy breakfast should provide ample amount of protein, carbohydrates and fats. Starting with a slice of whole-wheat bread, or a waffle takes care of the latter two; the protein (and extra fat) can be added by spreading natural peanut, almond or sesame butter, cream cheese or hummus on top.
So even simplest of the thing like a toasted wholewheat bread with spread like nut butter, or a cream cheese with half a piece of fruit is good enough, if you can take out just 5 minutes in the morning.
But you can not eat a toast with butter and piece of fruit everyday, we all need variety. So you can try out some of the other healthy breakfast recipes mentioned here. Plain, low-fat yogurt as a protein-filled starter can be mixed with chopped fruit, honey and a handful of mixed nuts for the carbohydrate and fat content like two parfait recipes here and Chocolate Parfait recipe . Overnight Oats are another option for a quick grab and go breakfast option.
To add more speed, these ingredients can be added to a blender with a little milk and pureed to make a quick breakfast smoothie like this Blueberry and Banana smoothie , 2 Minutes Green Smoothie, Strawberry smoothie, Immunity boosting Pink Vegan smoothie .
Easy Breakfast Recipes On The Go
If you are in hurry and need to eat breakfast on the go while rushing out the door, walking or driving . Following breakfast ideas are easy to carry breakfast that can be assembled into a plastic zip-loc bag and can be very portable and handy.
Pieces of sliced fruit paired with cheddar cheese squares, almonds or a peeled boiled egg provide almost all the nutrients which are required for a healthy breakfast. A wholewheat plain muffin with nuts is complete breakfast, as well. Easy to hold and eat, a tortilla or even a chapati or parantha wrap with, nut butter, scrambled egg, leftover roasted or curried veggies or melted cheese works well .
Planning and preparing for breakfast ahead makes it much easier. Your fridge/freezer becomes a necessary and essential appliance for storing food in this situation. You can even plan a week's worth of breakfasts that can be prepared and frozen, which can be just reheated in 2 minutes. These easy to cook mini quiche, Frittata, Boiled eggs go very well along with a piece of toast.
Pancakes and waffles can be prepared and stacked in the fridge freezer and can be heated by microwave in the morning. Large pans of baked squares can be cut and individually frozen for an easy meal to grab, with ingredients such as cheddar, eggs, oats, dates, wheat germ, apples and nuts.
Easy Indian Breakfast Recipes When You Have Time to Cook Breakfast
If you have little more time you can check out some of these delicious and healthy breakfast recipes ( Indian Food ) mentioned below.
Moong Dal Crepes with two fillings
Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe with Healthy Twist
Savoury Veggie Masala Oats
Every one must have some easy and healthy breakfast recipes.
Breakfast is essential for peak performance, and there are many solutions to the quandary of having little time to devote to its preparation. Some simple, easily implemented breakfast ideas leave no room for excuses. With these healthy breakfast recipes I am sure you will always have time for breakfast 🙂