3 Make ahead Breakfasts that are really good for you

Smart Eating- Preparing your food well in advance and ahead of time is the best way to avoid last minute rush. Also, it helps you think and get organized for your daily nutrition requirements. So, to avoid any last-minute binging on unhealthy options to satisfy your morning hunger, we bring to you these super nutritious breakfast recipes, which are not only good for you but also taste well, even when cooked in advance.

 

Veggie Paneer Masala Mini Frittatas

This veggie spicy version of frittatas is so yummy and a perfect nutritious breakfast option. The combination of spinach, paneer, corn and cheese blended with aromatic spices, makes it a recipe to die for. The best thing being, that these can be prepared in advance and consumed later, still tasting as nice and fresh. Just throw a couple of frittatas in the microwave for a minute and enjoy these yummy minis on your BF table or on the go. A glass of fresh Juice or smoothie goes very well with these.

 

 nutritious breakfast frittatas

 

Preparation Time- 10 minutes           Cooking Time- 20 minutes

 

Serving Size-  Serves 4, makes 8 frittatas

Course- Breakfast

Cuisine- Fusion

Type- Vegetarian, Contains Eggs

Nutritional Info.

Energy- 315 K Cal

Proteins- 16.3 g

Fat- 25 g

Carbohydrates- 4.63 g

Total Dietary Fiber- .3 g

Sugar- 1.39 g

Sodium- 629 mg

 

Ingredients for the Recipe:

  • Large eggs 6
  • Heavy cream 1/3 Cup
  • Paneer cubed into small pieces 1 Cup
  • Spinach finely chopped 1/4 Cup
  • Sweet Corn 1/4 Cup
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese 1/3 Cup or cheese of your choice
  • Salt ½ Tsp.
  • Red Chilli Powder 1/4 Tsp.
  • Chopped Green Chillies 1 Tbsp.(Optional)
  • Garam Masala 1/2Tsp.

 

Method:
-Preheat oven to 350F. Grease muffin tray nicely with oil.

– In a large mixing bowl, mix together eggs and cream until well combined.
-Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
-Spoon batter into the prepared muffin tray, about 3/4 full. Transfer muffin tray to oven and bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Transfer muffin tray to a wire rack and let cool completely.
-Use a butter knife to run around the edges of the frittatas to release them from the muffin tray.
-The frittatas can be refrigerated to be used in the morning for a nutritious breakfast. Reheat in microwave before serving.

 

My22BMI Tip– Make a big Batch of these yummy Masala frittatas and enjoy a healthy, delicious and nutritious breakfast in those busy mornings.

 

 

Potato and veggie Pancakes with Greek Yogurt

 

Pancakes are a breakfast favourite in many cuisines. Adding these veggies to the mix, makes them a fulfilling and nutritious breakfast option. A great way to feed more veggies to the fussy eaters. A big batch of these can be cooked in advance and consumed later, still tasting as yummy as they should. Warm these in the microwave or over the stove, in a pan and enjoy with yummy and nutritious greek yogurt.

 nutritious breakfast pancakes

Preparation Time- 20 minutes          Cooking Time- 10 minutes

 

Serving Size- 4 servings, 12 pancakes

Course- Breakfast

Cuisine- Fusion

Type- Vegetarian

Nutritional Info.

Energy- 360.5 K Cal

Proteins- 20 g

Fats- 5.8 g

Carbohydrates- 53 g

Total Dietary Fiber- 6.5 g

Sugar- 9.65 g

Sodium- 140 mg

 

Ingredients for the Veggie Pancakes

  • Large Potatoes, finely grated 2
  • Large Carrots, finely grated 3
  • Green Onions, finely chopped 6
  • Coriander leaves, finely chopped 2 Tbsp.
  • ¼ Cup Toned Milk
  • Eggs 2, lightly beaten
  • Besan (Chickpea Flour) 3 Tbsp.
  • Maida (All-purpose Flour) 3 Tbsp.
  • Green Chilies, finely chopped 2(Optional)
  • Ground Cumin 1 Tsp.
  • Salt 1 Tsp.
  • Black Pepper 1/4 Tsp.
  • Garam Masala 1 Tsp.
  • Sour Cream/Greek Yogurt 2 Cup

 

Method:

-Rinse grated potato in cold water, squeeze out as much liquid as possible & pat dry.

-Combine all veggies (potatoes, carrots, green onions, coriander leaves and green chilies).  Add salt, pepper, ground cumin, garam masala in given quantities & mix well.

– Add milk and lightly beaten eggs to the mixture and mix well. Now, add the besan and maida is given quantities and mix thoroughly. The mixture will be slightly runny but once cooked, the pancakes will come out nice and crispy.

-Drop 2 tablespoons of mixture for each pancake into a large, lightly greased, non-stick frying pan & cook over med-heat for about 5 min on each side or until golden brown & carrot is tender. Repeat cooking process for remainder of mixture.

– Microwave for a minute to reheat before serving. Serve with ½ cup of sour cream or plain greek yogurt.

My22BMI Tip- Make a big batch of these and enjoy a fulfilling and nutritious breakfast and enjoy hassle free mornings.

Homemade Granola Parfait with Strawberries

Granola tops the list of the most popular, easy and nutritious breakfast options. However, no granola tastes better than a homemade one. The inclusion of all healthy ingredients, such as coconut oil, honey, almonds, flax seeds, makes it a granola recipe that is so good for you. Make a big batch of granola at home and say goodbye to all the unhealthy, sugar loaded granolas from the market. Arrange this homemade granola in layers with these yummy ingredients and have the most yummy and complete Granola Parfait breakfast, without any hassle.

 nutritious breakfast parfait

Preparation Time- 15 minutes         Cooking Time-

Serving Size- A huge batch of Granola to be stored for future

Course- Breakfast

Cuisine- American

Type- Vegetarian, contains dairy and nuts

Nutritional Info.

Energy- 399 K Cal

Proteins- 21.5 g

Fats- 46.5 g

Carbohydrates- 55.3 g

Total Dietary Fiber- 9.3 g

Sugar- 25.75 g

Sodium- 44.2 mg

 

Ingredients for the Parfait

  • Uncooked old fashioned/rolled out Oats 6 Cups
  • Sliced Almonds 2 Cups
  • Shredded Coconut 1 Cup
  • Roasted and Salted Pumpkin seeds/sunflower seeds 1 Cup
  • Flax seeds 1 Tbsp.
  • Melted coconut Oil 1 Cup
  • Honey 1 Cup
  • Plain Greek Yogurt ½ Cup for one serving
  • Raspberries 6 per serving of parfait(Optional)
  • Strawberries sliced into halves 6 per serving of parfait
  • Chopped dark chocolate, optional 2 Tsp. per serving of Parfait

 

 

Method:

  1. Mix first five ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Melt your coconut oil in a small bowl in the microwave (about 30 seconds to 1 minute). Add the honey and mix. Pour over oat mixture and stir.
  3. Pour on a cookie sheet and spread into an even layer.
  4. Bake at 170 degrees for about 15 minutes, then stir it and let bake for another 10-15 minutes, until golden brown. (Your kitchen is going to smell SO GOOD!!)
  5. Let granola cool. Store in an airtight container. (FYI – makes many servings of granola)
  6. When ready to assemble, place yogurt in bottom of glass. Add a layer of granola, then chopped dark chocolate, then berries and repeat the same for second layer. Dig in and enjoy!

 

 

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