HEALTHY BREAKFAST COMBINATIONS & THEIR RECIPE

HEALTHY BREAKFAST COMBINATIONS & THEIR RECIPE

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, who thinks otherwise? If you have a contrary opinion go check out my last article on the benefits of breakfast. A lot of persons always say that the time factor makes them skip breakfast. Some others often complain of not knowing what to take for breakfast. Today you’ll be exposed to healthy breakfast combinations & their recipe. 

So I thought again. If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, why skip it? If there could be various healthy breakfast combinations, why skip the meal? One of the benefits of breakfast is the boost to our natural energy level for the day’s activities. 

Several healthy breakfast combinations exist. Most of them have a simple method of preparation that saves time. Generally, breakfast preparation shouldn’t be and isn’t time-consuming. Yes, because breakfast comprises simple meals. Not having a breakfast plan is the problem of so many persons. Let’s take a look at these healthy breakfast combinations & their recipe.

1. Omelette and Bread Roll

Bread and egg is a very popular breakfast combination. It is widely consumed in several parts of the world as well. Such food combination keeps your body flexible enough to function.

Recipe

  • 1 raw egg
  • 2 to 3 slices of bread
  • ½ seasoning cube
  • A handful of chopped fresh vegetable 
  • A pinch of salt 
  • A pinch of curry
  • An onion bulb chopped into bits 
  • 1 scoop spoonful of vegetable oil

How To Prepare Omelette and Bread Roll

  • Put the vegetable oil in a small fry pan and heat lowly.
  • Pour the chopped vegetable and fry for 2 mins
  • Mix the egg together with the chopped onion and a pinch of salt.
  • Pour the mixed egg into the pan and stir to scramble.
  • Once the egg is done, set it aside.
  • Lay each slice of bread on a chopping board and flatten it.
  • Place a small quantity of the egg on bread and roll.
  •  Serve with fruit drink or tea

2. Dodo and Vegetable

Dodo(Fried Plantain) is a common traditional food in many Nigerian homes. A combination of Dodo and vegetables is very healthy for human health. It is touted to be one of the healthy foods for weight loss. 

Recipe

  • 1 Finger of plantain ( fried)
  • 1 small bulb of onion 
  • A handful of chopped vegetables
  • A handful of chopped carrots
  • Chopped fresh pepper
  • 1 tablespoonful of vegetable oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of curry

How To Prepare Dodo and Vegetable 

  • Heat the vegetable oil with low heat
  • Pour a mixture of the chopped ingredients( onion, vegetable, carrot & pepper) into the pan with oil
  • Stir and Steam lightly
  • Add a pinch of salt & curry, and stir.
  • Once it softens, serve with dodo.

3. Bread, Avocado, and Fruit Juice

This is one of the simplest “easy to prepare” breakfast meals. It is a go-to meal that can stand in for breakfast. This combination can be fitting to those who complain of nausea due to breakfast meals.

Recipe

  • 2-3 slices of bread( either toasted or not)
  • 1 ball of avocado pear
  • 2-3 orange fruits 
  • ½ or ¼ of a whole pineapple fruit
  • ¼ of a whole water melon fruit
  • ¼ cup of water

How To Prepare

  • Keep your 2 or 3 slices of bread aside
  • Peel and cut the avocado pear into thin slices
  • Squeeze the oranges into a big cup
  • Cut the pineapples into small sizes and mash 
  • Cut the juicy part of the watermelon, remove seed and mash
  • Mix all the fruit together with a little water and serve with bread and avocado.

NB: You can also choose to 

  • Sieve the fruits after mixing together. This provides you with pure liquid. 
  • Blend the already chopped pineapple and watermelon together with the squeezed orange liquid and a little water. 

4. Oatmeal and Fruits

Oatmeal is a very good meal for breakfast. Quick to prepare, and very nutritious. It can be taken plain. It can also be taken with fruits and bread. 

Recipe

  • 1 cup of rolled oats1 cup of rolled oats
  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • 1½  cup of water
  • ¼ teaspoonful of ground cinnamon
  • A pinch of salt
  • A finger of ripe banana( nicely chopped)optional
  •  ¼ cup of fresh berries( optional)
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped nuts( optional)
  • 2 tablespoons of dried fruit such as raisins( optional)

How To Prepare

  • Pour oats into a small pot of boiling water( 1½ cup).
  • Allow it to boil over high heat for 2 minutes.
  • Then reduce it to low heat and stir until water has been absorbed.
  • Add the cinnamon and salt. Then stir once more
  • Once it is done, top it with the fruits( berries, banana, raisins).
  • Serve hot with some slices of bread if desired.

NB: sometimes other ingredients could be added.

  • 2 teaspoonfuls of powdered milk or 
  • Some milligram of liquid milk 
  • 1 teaspoonful of sugar

 These are added in the absence of some ingredients like cinnamon, fruits, raisins, etc.

Some Other Healthy Breakfast Combo

  • Coffee and omelette
  • Pancake and fruit vegetables( carrot, cabbage, and cucumber)
  • Fruit Salad mixture
  • Cereal and toasted bread
  • Avocado and eggs
  • Potato and vegetable sauce

Conclusion

Now you don’t only know that breakfast is an important meal. You also know what to easily prepare for breakfast, and you know of some healthy breakfast recipes. Skipping breakfast should become a thing of the past right? Surely the response is “yes”.

For more tips on a healthy diet, visit www.earthlydiet.com

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