5 Healthy Recipes To Give Your day A Great Start

recipe1So you thought breakfast to be the blandest of all meals and skipping it an excellent way to shed weight?

Then it is time to check out what WebMD has to say about it. According to the experts there,  

“…skipping meals, especially breakfast, can actually make weight control more difficult. Breakfast skippers tend to eat more food than usual at the next meal or nibble on high-calorie snacks to stave off hunger. Several studies suggest that people tend to accumulate more body fat when they eat fewer, larger meals than when they eat the same number of calories in smaller, more frequent meals.”

 WebMD also mentions that a healthy, well balanced breakfast can give you:

  • A more nutritionally complete diet, higher in nutrients, vitamins and minerals
  • Improved concentration and performance in the classroom or the boardroom
  • More strength and endurance to engage in physical activity
  • Lower cholesterol levels

And if you are under the notion that breakfasts cannot pamper your taste buds, then the following recipes can once again prove otherwise:

Start by checking out these super easy, fast to make breakfast options. They are just the thing to make before you rush to your workplace.


Baby Pizzas

Yes, this is an extremely easy version of the Italian “cibo gustoso”. To make it:

  • Take a slice of  crusty bread
  • Spread 3 tablespoons of low fat ricotta on it
  • Add tomatoes
  • You can also finish it with a drizzle of 1 teaspoon of olive oil, and some salt and pepper.
Recipe #2

Peanut butter waffle

And the video tells you how you can make it:

Recipe # 3

Homemade muesli

And how will you make it?

  • Simply mix 300 gram of jumbo oats. 100 gram all-bran, 25 gram wheat germ, 100 gram dark raisins, 150 gram ready- to- eat apricots and 50 gram golden linseeds together.

  • Store it in an airtight container. It can last up to 2 months.

  • While eating, mix the muesli with lots of milk.

  • You can sweeten it adding some grated unpeeled apples.

You can nurture your culinary skills in the weekends, when you will have some more time to make these brunch ideas.

Recipe # 4

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Scrambled egg muffins

To make it, you will need to :

  • Scramble 2 eggs without cream or butter.

  • Stir a few sundried tomato and torn basil leaves

  • Pile them on some English muffins

  • If you want, you can even add a slice of smoked salmon to it.

Recipe #5

Cinnamon pancakes

To make it:

  • Mix together 2 cups of whole wheat flour, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon salt and set aside.

  • Now whisk 1 cup of non fat milk, 1 cup low fat yogurt, 1 tablespoon canola oil and 2 eggs.

  • Add the dry ingredients to the above mixture and add more milk if you need to make the batter smooth.

  • Brush oil onto a preheated griddle or skillet.

  • Add approximately three tablespoons batter  per pancake

  • Cook both sides of the pancake

  • Serve with Greek yogurt, fresh fruits and nuts.

You can also get many other recipe ideas from this book: Hungry Girl 300 Under 300: 300 Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Dishes Under 300 Calories [Paperback]

Never hesitate to experiment with healthy ingredients. You will surely come up with some very innovative recipes of your own 

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