Three meals a day is important for everyone to stay healthy but breakfast is the most important meal and it should not be skipped in any case. As breakfast is eaten after long hours of fasting by the time you had your dinner, it provides much needed energy and nutrition to tone yourself to the rest of the day. Eating a healthy breakfast helps you to stay active, improves concentration at work, and reduced craving mid-morning that leads to unhealthy snacking. Working women often give excuses that they didn`t find time to cook the breakfast and thus they skip that. It`s not good for your health and there are some quick and nutritious breakfast recipes that would be prepared within almost no time.
A healthy breakfast is the one that is rich in proteins, dairy products, added minerals from fruits and vegetables, etc. Nuts, whole-grain bread, eggs, juices, and milk all are basic constituents of a healthy breakfast. As everyone knows the importance of healthy breakfast, skipping it due to any reason is not good. However, the fact is that working women feel pressurized as they have to do a lot of things early morning and most of the time they skip breakfast for meeting their work and home commitments. Well, the nutritious breakfast tips listed below will not take much time and you can easily cook a healthy breakfast while on the run:
- Do the preparations of breakfast a night before so that you are left only with the cooking part. Always keep a stock of fresh fruits and vegetables for the breakfast. You can also invest in multi-grain breads and bagels as they also make a healthy breakfast.
- Those who love to eat traditional Indian food can purchase ready to cook packets at every weekend. Buy ready to cook pastes such as idli, wada, etc as you only need to add water to them and the stuff is ready to cook. Before buying those packets check the expiry date as precaution.
- Try to eat a breakfast rich in all essential nutrients. Dairy products, fruits, good source of protein, and complex carb would make a nutritious breakfast. You can eat eggs, omelletes, dosa, papaya, apple, banana, milk, curd, aloo parantha, etc in breakfast. Shakes and fruit juice will add more nutrition to your breakfast.
- Make sandwiches or other food items that are quick to make. Boiled egg, poha, macrooni, omelletes, all are simple recipes that you can include in your breakfast.