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8 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Start Off Your Day
Losing weight seems to be so popular nowadays that all everyone wants to do is lose weight. What most people forget is how important having a good healthy breakfast is. Not only will it give you more energy to handle your busy schedule throughout the day, but you will also have less problems with weight gain. Skip dinner if you really have to, but do not skip breakfast!
Here are 8 healthy breakfast ideas to start off your day and to give you all the energy you may need. Utilize nonstick cookware to lessen the need for cooking oil and use olive oil when oil is being called for in a recipe.
Banana Pancake Recipe
Pancakes are filling and healthy, especially when you add bananas to your regular recipe. While a pancake made from scratch is the healthier option, we know you have a busy schedule so we will make this one from the box.
- 1 box of pancake mix
- 2 medium sized organic eggs
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 large banana
- 1 cup of water
- Pure organic honey as a syrup
- Slice banana into thin strips and set aside.
- In a bowl, combine eggs, olive oil, pancake mix and water.
- Heat the nonstick pan you are planning to use.
- Using an oil brush, lightly spread oil on your nonstick cookware.
- Pour pancake mix onto the center of the pan until it has reached the circumference you want for your serving.
- Once you notice the sides of the pancake starting to be cooked, add banana strips onto pancake.
- Flip pancake once bubble holes formed on top, then let it cook for another couple of minutes.
- Serve with pure honey.
Rice Porridge with Egg and Ginger
Contrary to what you think, this rice porridge is not going to take too long to make. Ginger is very good for the stomach and this recipe can even be good for those who are having problems with hyperacidity, not to mention fight off nausea in early pregnancy.
- 1 cup of rice grains
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 small onion, sliced
- 2-inch fresh ginger root, sliced thinly
- 1 large egg (boiled)
- 1 cup chicken stock
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped onion springs for toppings (optional)
- 2 cups of water
- Start by heating your nonstick cookware for this recipe, either a nonstick pan or a nonstick pot will work fine.
- Add olive oil to your nonstick cookware and sauté onion and ginger.
- Add rice grains, water and chicken stock.
- Cover and let it cook for about 10 minutes, or until rice grains are thoroughly soft. Add water if needed.
- Transfer porridge in a bowl and add unshelled boiled egg in the middle. Add onion springs if you have opted to use them.
- Add salt and pepper to taste.
French Toast with Nutmeg and Strawberries
French toasts are very easy to make, not to mention very filling and healthy. They are also very versatile and you can use so many different fruits as toppings to make it even healthier.
- Sliced bread
- Organic Nutmeg powder
- Fresh strawberries, sliced
- Homemade Strawberry jam
- Olive oil
- In a wide bowl, whisk egg and add about two shakes of nutmeg powder.
- Place sliced bread in the wide bowl and allow it to absorb the egg. Turn it over to ensure that both sides are completely covered.
- Lightly glaze nonstick pan with olive oil and place bread in once hot.
- Cook both sides until lightly golden.
- Spread strawberry jam on one side and add strawberry slices on top.
- Eat while French toast is still warm!
Eggplants are a good source of fiber and vitamins. Having this very nutritious vegetable for breakfast is definitely a great way to start your day and can supply you with more than a few energy- boosting nutrients.
- 1 medium sized white onion, sliced
- 1 can roasted egg plant pulp
- 2 large organic eggs
- 3 tbsp. organic sliced mushrooms
- 3 tbsp. white cheddar cheese, grated
- Whisk eggs in a bowl and add a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper.
- Add roasted eggplant and mix well.
- Lightly glaze nonstick cooking pan with olive oil.
- Pour mix onto the pan and spread evenly.
- Add sliced onions, mushroom slices and cheese on one side.
- Fold egg over to the other half when bottom part is cooked; make sure top portion is still liquidly.
- Flip omelet to make sure both sides are evenly cooked.
- Serve while still hot.
Potatoes are very filling. By adding other healthy ingredients into the mix, you will get a hearty breakfast that can sustain you through even a physically draining day.
- 1 large potato, sliced thinly
- 1 medium sized onion, sliced
- Pinch of salt
- 2 large eggs, whisked
- 2 medium sized tomatoes, sliced
- ½ cup white cheddar cheese, grated
- 1 cup of water
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- In a nonstick cooking pot, boil potato slices in 1 cup of water and add a pinch of salt. Let it boil in medium heat and keep it covered if you have a lid available until water is dried out. Be careful not to burn the potato.
- In a nonstick frying pan, sauté onion in olive oil and add the boiled potato and tomato slices until tomato slices are soft enough squash.
- Add the whisked eggs and grated cheese on top.
- Scramble the whole mix together and serve once egg is cooked.
Ultimate Clubhouse Sandwich
If you are always in a hurry and do not have the time to sit on the table long enough to eat breakfast, this ultimate clubhouse sandwich is just for you.
- 2 slices of bread
- 1 egg, cooked sunny side up
- Bacon, fully cooked
- Organic Mayonnaise
- Mustard sauce
- Cucumber slices
- Tomato slices
- This sandwich is very easy to make. As long as you have all the ingredients, just pile all of them together, add the sauces, and done!
- You can even make the sandwich the night before. Just pop it into the microwave the next morning then you can go run off and shower, then grab it before you leave and eat on your way.
- You can store sandwiches in the fridge for up to three days, and a good option if you usually don’t have time for breakfast.
Fruit Salad Delight
A breakfast of fruit salad can give you necessary vitamins and fiber. Be careful with this recipe if you have problems with hyperacidity as this can trigger your acid refluxes and ruin your day instead.
- Ripe mangoes
- Seedless grapes
- Sweetened condensed milk
- Flavored yogurt
- Cut fruits into bite sizes and put them altogether in a bowl.
- Mix yogurt with sweetened condensed milk (to taste).
- Pour mixture over the fruits and serve.
Tuna Mozzarella Sandwich
Everyone knows that tuna is a healthy source of protein, while mozzarella is a dairy product containing may nutritious benefits in its own right.
- 1 canned tuna, drained
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
- 1 pinch of pepper
- Grated mozzarella cheese
- 2 slices of bread
- Crush tuna until even.
- Combine all ingredients together.
- Spread a generous amount between the bread slices.
- Place the sandwich in an oven toaster for about 2 minutes.
- You will see the mozzarella melted smoothly through the tuna in your sandwich. Yum, yum!
Give your body food to burn and you will find yourself more productive and efficient. You don’t have to feel too guilty with what you eat for breakfast because for the most part, you will be burning it throughout the day!
Depending on whether you are on a special diet or not, tweak these eight healthy breakfast ideas and use whatever you may have in your kitchen. We sure hope you enjoyed this article. Happy eating!
About the Author
Paula is the founder of ChewTheWorld, where she and her associates blog about the best food recipes, tips & tricks, and finest tech that will help you make exquisite food in your home. ChewTheWorld is concentrated on the taste, the joy of cooking, and making the most out of it.