A good beginning of your day will make it joyful and fortunate. To be in good mood during the day, you need a perfect healthy breakfast that will be beneficial, nourishing, and substantial. For such a start of a day, various cereals will suit best of all..
A healthy breakfast should provide::
- slow carbohydrates which will gradually break down and give their energy to the body,
- vitamin and mineral complex which will help you “wake up” your body and provide the necessary nutrition to the muscles and brain,
- minor elements which will activate and keep up the work of the internal organs.
Exactly cereals meet all these requirements. Therefore, it is quite obvious that you need to start your day with porridges.
Here are a few ideas on how to start your day
Oatmeal is rich in vitamins and minor elements, and besides, it is beneficial for digestion. You can cook it quickly, and so, it is ideal for a quick and healthy breakfast.
Take half a cup of oatmeal, pour it in boiling water in a ratio of 1 to 2 and cook it for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring it intensely. Turn off the fire, add butter, cover it with a lid, and let it sit for another 5 minutes. During this time, clean and cut 1 apple and 1 banana. Grate the apple and mash the banana with a fork into homogeneous slurry. Put the oatmeal on a plate with the apple and the banana and mix everything together. If you wish, you can also add raisins and dried apricots, pre-softening them with boiling water.
This porridge is a source of valuable vitamins, proteins, and slow carbohydrates. This is right what you need for our body to wake up and get ready for a new day. A healthy and quick breakfast!
Buckwheat is a storehouse of vitamins and nutrients. It contains a large amount of iron. It is recommended to people with low hemoglobin levels and to pregnant and lactating mothers. You can cook buckwheat the day before you consume it, and in the morning, you can just pour warm milk and add a spoonful of honey to it. There is also another way of cooking buckwheat – you can pour it over with boiling water in a thermos bottle and leave it to sit in it overnight. In the morning, the porridge will be ready to be served for breakfast.
When combining buckwheat, milk, and honey, you prepare a balanced breakfast providing you with the necessary amount of group B vitamins, iron, protein, and carbohydrates. Buckwheat does not contain gluten. Therefore it is good even for those people who suffer from allergies and excessive weight.
Make sure you include couscous in your healthy breakfast menu.
This kind of cereal has got a peculiarity – you do not have to cook it. All you have to do is to pour over 150 g of cereal with boiling water and cover it with a lid. After 10 to 15 minutes, the porridge will be ready. Within this time you will have enough time to cut and fry the mushrooms in olive oil. You will need 300 grams of mushrooms for the salad..
Mix couscous and mushrooms together, add olive oil and lemon juice to taste, add arugula, almond nuts, salt, pepper, and mix it again. A proper and healthy breakfast is ready.
This substantial vitamin mix will instantly help you wake up and provide you with energy for half of your day.
Millet is considered to be “golden” cereal exactly because of its composition rich in vitamins. In spite of the fact that this cereal is not as popular as rice or buckwheat, it is worth including it in your list of recipes for a healthy breakfast.
Besides vitamins and minor elements, this cereal has an amazing property to calm your nervous system down and cope with heart problems. It is recommended for breakfast to athletes, people suffering from obesity and diabetes, and to those who try to fight excess weight. It is well digested, and in addition, it goes well with many products due to its neutral taste
Cut 400 g of pumpkin into cubes and cook them in milk for 10 minutes. Add 200 grams of millet, but pre-rinse it in cold water. Add salt and sugar to taste, and cook millet at low heat until ready. When the porridge is practically ready, add butter to it, turn off the fire, and leave it to sit on the stove under a tightly closed lid for another 15 minutes. Put the porridge on a plate and add cottage cheese into it, mix it, and the porridge is ready.
This porridge is a beneficial breakfast for health, recommended for both adults and children.
To diversify your healthy breakfast menu, we recommend making semolina thick pancakes.
Cook the porridge in the ratio of 150 grams of semolina to 500 g of milk. Add salt and sugar to milk to taste beforehand. Let the porridge cool, add 2 eggs, vanilla, and cinnamon, and mix everything well. Form pancakes with a spoon and put them on a frying pan with pre-heated sunflower oil. Fry pancakes until they are crusted.
You can serve pancakes with sour cream, jam, or fresh fruit.
Please keep in mind that when buying cereals, it is crucial to take its quality into account. August TM, for example, offers all cereals in transparent packs. Consequently, when you buy them, you are sure there are no impurities in them, and the selected cereals meet all the necessary requirements.
Keep these healthy breakfast recipes at hand and make your diet varied and healthy.