When you are already late for work, skipping the breakfast seems like an easy choice. Your stomach might not feel empty unless the moment hits but hey young soul, your brain is still starving!
When we sleep, our entire body rests except for our brain which stays active. The brain keeps monitoring the internal functionalities utilizing huge amount of energy.
Starting the next day with a healthy breakfast helps to freshen the mind and body, which further leads to more productive day ahead.
Here are some quick and healthy recipes to start your day with maximum energy and minimum hassle.
Sprouts: Sprouts are one of the healthiest, tastiest and quickest breakfast options available. Have them soaked, steamed or sautéed—they taste yum whichever way! You can add in chopped vegetables, fruits and nuts with a dash of lime and black salt to elevate the flavours.
Soya Chunks: Soya chunks are a great source of proteins for vegans and vegetarians. Soak soya chunks in water for about 15 minutes and sauté them with vegetables of your choice. Season with salt, pepper, mixed herbs and soya sauce.
Eggs: Save time during fussy mornings and let some eggs boil till the time you get ready. You can have boiled eggs as it is or sandwich them between bread, buns or leftover chapatis. If you have a little more time, try different recipes for different days- sunny side up, eggs and bacon, spam omelette, egg salad—the options are unlimited.
Tips from experts:
- Start your day with a glass of water instead of caffeine.
- Divide your meals according to time and portion size.
- Do not completely cut off fats and carbs from your diet unless advised otherwise.
- Incorporate chia seeds, dates, figs and such food items in your meal but do not overdo them.
- Introduce variety in your diet by giving your poha, oats or cheela some fresh twist.