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 13 Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Start Your Day Right!

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13 Healthy Veg Breakfast Recipes To Start Your Day Right!

It is rightly said that one should have breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper. A healthy breakfast , ideally had within an hour of waking up, gives a good start to the day, and provides you with the energy and nutrients to hop into the day joyfully.

A good breakfast need not essentially be a large spread. After all, who has time to prepare an elaborate breakfast early in the morning? Contrary to common misconceptions, breakfast can be a simple meal, but one that is loaded with a combination of carbohydrates, protein, fat and fibre. Simple though it might be, it is important that breakfast is tasty because it raises your spirits and makes you march out with a smile!

Tips for a Healthy Veg Breakfast

  1. Include high fiber grains: A breakfast should serve the purpose of keeping you full for hours, and none other nutrient than fiber can do that. Opt for quinoa, oats, barley in the form of Quinoa Veg Upma and Mysore Barley Dosa.

Quinoa Veg Upma, Vegan BreakfastQuinoa Veg Upma, Vegan Breakfast

  1. Veggies are a Must: Veggies are a storehouse of antioxidants which help protect the cells and organs of our body. Carrots are rich in vitamin A, tomato in lycopene, cabbage in indoles and so on… Know All About Various Antioxidants and include them in your diet in the form of Cabbage and Dal Paratha and Bajra Carrot and Onion Uttapa.

Bajra, Carrot and Onion UttapaBajra, Carrot and Onion Uttapa

  1. Protein are not to be Missed Out: Opt for egg if you are an ova-vegetarian. It’s a complete source of protein. Else make dals and pulses a part of your breakfast. Here’s an easy Moong Dal Paratha recipe for you to try your hand at.

Moong Dal Paratha

Moong Dal Paratha

  1. Include Healthy Nuts and Oilseeds: Walnuts, almonds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds are the best to rely on. These are a good source of protein, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids all of which contribute in brain development. Oats Flax Seeds Roti is a way to incorporate these healthy fats in your diet.

Oats Flax Seeds Roti, Low Salt Recipe

Oats Flax Seeds Roti, Low Salt Recipe

  1.  Include Fruits along with: Have a whole fruit daily to complete your breakfast. You can opt to have it whole or juice it. But remember to not strain the juice. Have smoothies without sugar occasionally as a healthy option. Try Blueberry Orange and Yoghurt Smoothie which has some sunflower seeds for garnish as well.

Blueberry Orange and Yoghurt Smoothie

Blueberry Orange and Yoghurt Smoothie

  1. Reach out for Almond milk: Instead of using milk for making your morning cup of tea / coffee, prefer using Almond Milk. Its rich in protein which helps in muscle building

Almond Milk, Homemade Pure Almond MilkAlmond Milk, Homemade Pure Almond Milk

All the recipes choosen have ingredients with a low glycemic index which will not push up your insulin or blood sugar to high levels. That will enable weight loss and make your body burn fat quickly and more efficiently.

Ingredients used in healthy breakfast

  Ingredients used in healthy breakfast
1. Chana Dal
2. Jowar
3. Soya
4. Nachni
5. Jowar
6. Oats
7. Whole Wheat
8. Apples
9. Homemade Peanut Butter
10. Almond Milk
11. Avocado
12. Feta
13. Carrot
14. Tomato
15. Beetroot
16. Whole Wheat Bread

Here are some more breakfast options like Cabbage Dhokla , Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples, Avocado and Feta Mash and many more that are easy and quick to prepare, yet nutritious and tasty too. They will be a delightful way to start your day!

Cabbage DhoklaCabbage Dhokla

13 healthy breakfast recipes to start your day right!

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 by Tarla Dalal
Palak Methi Muthia represents perfection in flavour, nutrition and visual appeal. The flavours of spinach and fenugreek balance each other very well in these steamed iron and folic acid rich dumplings, which get a further boost in aroma from the tempering of mustard and sesame seeds. Palak Methi Muthia makes a delicious treat when served with nutritious green chutney.
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 by Tarla Dalal
Tasty and fluffy dhokla is always known to be a versatile dish, which can be prepared with varied flours and by adding additional ingredients like veggies, corn, etc. This scrumptious Cabbage Dhokla stands out from others in the equal use of grated cabbage and besan in the batter, an interesting move that adds a lot of crunch to the fluffy dhokla! You will enjoy this multi-textured delight, flavoured with a traditional, aromatic tempering, and served with green chutney.
Carrot and cabbage are a wonderful combination due to their contrasting colours, which look good against each other. Here is a sumptuous sandwich made with this super duo supplemented with a tasty high fibre chutney. The veggies and whole wheat bread, all fibre rich, make sure you feel satiated and content for a long while. Plan ahead and make the chutney the previous night itself, so that you can quickly put together this sandwich for breakfast.
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 by Tarla Dalal
beetroot carrot tomato juice recipe | healthy Indian carrot tomato beetroot juice | vegetable juice for weight loss | homemade beet carrot tomato juice | with 4 amazing images. Beetroot carrot tomato juice is a nourishing potion especially for early mornings. Try this healthy Indian carrot tomato beetroot juice and you are sure to get rejuvenated. Learn how to make vegetable juice for weight loss. To make homemade beet carrot tomato juice, you just need to buy fresh veggies and wash and chop them as mentioned in the recipe. Then add them one by one to the juicer and collect the juice in the juicer jar. Add a pinch of salt if you like. Carrots in healthy Indian carrot tomato beetroot juice are a good source of vitamin A which help in a clear and good vision. They lend slight sweetness to the juice. The carotenoids present in them is a key element to preventing many types of cancer too. Vegetable juice for weight loss also has loads to beet. This not only gives a bright colour to the juice, but also works as an antioxidants to fight free radicals and protect your heart. The credit of both the colour and health benefits goes to the compound ‘betalain’ present in it. Tomatoes in homemade beet carrot tomato juice, on the other hand, are a good source of vitamins A and C along with lycopene. This helps to build your immunity and fight a host diseases to keep your body fit and fine. Whether you have a kid, an adult, pregnant women or a senior citizen – you can enjoy this healthy juice. Diabetics be slightly cautious with this drink as most of the juices are a concentrated source of energy and may shoot up the blood sugar levels. Enjoy beetroot carrot tomato juice recipe | healthy Indian carrot tomato beetroot juice | vegetable juice for weight loss | homemade beet carrot tomato juice | with step by step photos.
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 by Tarla Dalal
chana dal pancakes | healthy chana dal pancakes |chana dal pancakes for diabetics | with 26 amazing images Chana dal pancakes is made of soaked chana dal mixed with vitamin rich vegetables and protein rich curds to enhance its taste. Grated ginger and green chillies add the much-needed spice to the chana dal pancakes. Cook these split bengal gram pancakes over a slow flame as the chana dal is coarsely ground and will take a while to cook well. What makes chana dal pancakes healthy? Chana dal is a very beneficial pulse for diabetics as it helps in the utilisation of sugar effectively causing a slow rise in blood sugar levels because of its low glycemic index. There is a 1/2 cup of methi leaves used in chana dal pancakes and see why we love that. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. These Indian chana dal pancakes are extremely filling and you could have that for a heavy breakfast or it would suffice for dinner. Serve chana dal pancakes with green chutney. Enjoy chana dal pancakes | healthy chana dal pancakes |chana dal pancakes for diabetics with detailed step by step photos below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
Ready in a jiffy, Jowar Upma is a healthy snack you can whip up for breakfast, supper, or just any time of the day. A much healthier alternative to the traditional rava based upma, the Jowar Upma is made by replacing a large quantity of the refined semolina with fibre and iron rich jowar and green peas. Of course, a small portion of rava is used to improve the consistency. You can also add vegetables like carrots and tomatoes to add to the taste, crunch and nutrient quotient. Like with most millet-based foods, it is essential to serve the Jowar Upma immediately.
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 by Tarla Dalal
Vibrant mint and dill leaves add not just colour but also abundant nutrition to the Minty Soya Roti. The iron and folic acid in these ingredients work together to improve your haemoglobin levels. The dough for this flavourful and aromatic roti has further been fortified with soya flour, so you get more fibre, iron and protein too.
A combination of rice flour and whole wheat flour ups the health quotient of these ragi rotis. Embellished with vegetables and flavoured with cumin seeds and curry leaves, they make a wholesome breakfast . For a healthier meal, roll them out very thinly and serve with dal and subzis .
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 by Tarla Dalal
healthy jowar tomato cheela | jowar flour cheela | multi flour chila | weight loss cheela | with 18 amazing images. Healthy jowar tomato cheela is a quick nourishing breakfast which is truly satiating as well. Jowar flour cheela has other flours also in this recipe along with common veggies like onions and tomatoes. You can add any veggies of your choice though. Learn how to make multi flour chila. To make jowar flour cheela, combine all the 3 flours – jowar flour, wheat flour and oats flour along with onions, tomatoes, coriander, green chillies and salt in a deep bowl. Add water and make a batter of pouring consistency. Heat a tava and spread the batter to make a circle and cook it with ¼ tsp of oil. Cook till golden brown in colour from both the sides. A mix of flours in multi flour chila is a sneak way to add in fiber to diet. This is definitely healthy as compared to bread made with refined maida or upma made with rava. Fiber is a way to keep up your digestive health. It prevents constipation. As the name says weight loss cheela, it’s a healthy addition to an obesity diet. Add in some chopped greens of your choice for an added dose of antioxidants and you are all set for a filling snack. Just remember to not go overboard with the use of oil. Enjoy it off the tava with a green chutney. The onions and tomatoes not only add the necessary crunch in these jowar flour cheela, but also add antioxidants like quercetin, Vitamin C, vitamin A and lycopene which help to reduce inflammation in the body. Enjoy healthy jowar tomato cheela | jowar flour cheela | multi flour chila | weight loss cheela | with step by step photos.
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 by Tarla Dalal
oats idli recipe | instant oats idli | healthy oats idli for diabetics | how to make oats idli | with 20 amazing images. Although the original idli itself is quite nutritious, this innovative version of Oats Idli is even more wholesome and filling.This instant oats idli has only 1 hour of resting time. No fermenting time needed. Learn how to make Oats Idli. To make oats idli, you have to blend the rolled oats and urad dal to a smooth powder. Add water, curd, ginger-green chilli paste and salt, mix well and keep aside for 1 hour to rest. Just before steaming the idlis add very little fruit salt and 2 tsp of water and mix well. Finally pour into idli moulds and steam in a steamer. Hot Instant Oats Idlis are ready for serving. In these healthy oats idli for diabetics, high glycemic index rice is replaced with oats. Further it has been combined with urad dal to reduce its overall low glycemic index. These healthy oats idlis can be enjoyed by heart patients and those with high cholesterol levels too. The beta-glucagon in oats is known to manage blood sugar and cholesterol levels both. You can also add some boiled veggies like finely chopped carrot, French beans and caulifower to the oats idli batter to enhance the fibre content further. Curd has been added to the batter to give slight sourness which is so very peculiar about the idli and it also helps in lending a slight fermentation touch. These instant oats idli can be prepared any time, since the batter needs to be rested only for 1 hour. However, this also means that the idlis will not rise enough when cooked, so don’t worry when you see a flat outcome. If you wish to have very soft idlis which are slight puffed as well, you can add 1 tsp of fruit salt to the batter just before steaming as mentioned in the recipe below. Enjoy oats idli recipe | instant oats idli | healthy oats idli for diabetics | how to make oats idli | with step by step photos.
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 by Tarla Dalal
flour dosa recipe | mixed flour dosa | jowar bajra ragi and whole wheat flour dosa | healthy four flour dosa | with 28 amazing images. Our 4 flour dosa recipe is a jowar bajra ragi and whole wheat flour dosa. mixed flour dosa is made with a fermented batter of soaked and ground urad combined with the right proportions of four readymade flours. The 4 flour dosa is super tasty and notably satiating! See why this is a healthy four flour dosa. Rather than using high glycemic index rice, this sumptuous pancake is made with fibre-rich flours like whole wheat, bajra, jowar and nachni. The usage of urad dal where folic acid in urad dal helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in phosphorus it works with calcium to build our bones, high in fibre and good for heart. Since the mixed flour dosa batter is fermented, it becomes easier to digest, and also gives a nice texture that is both crispy and fluffy. The mixed flour dosa is a wise choice for diabetics, but we recommend having it with a small portion of sambhar only, to avoid excess fat from coconut chutney. For a tasty and diabetic friendly breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, check out our collection of diabetic recipes. Learn to make flour dosa recipe | mixed flour dosa | jowar bajra ragi and whole wheat flour dosa | healthy four flour dosa | with step by step photos and video below.
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 by Tarla Dalal
A breakfast of toast and this Avocado and Feta Mash will make sure your day takes off on a very zesty note! While spring onions add a peppy crunch to the cheese and avocados, tomatoes and lemon juice add a brilliant tanginess to the mash. A garnish of roasted almond slivers adds a nutty crunch, rounding off the flavours and textures very well indeed. The best part is that this Avocado and Feta Mash needs no cooking, so it can be prepared easily for breakfast or as a quick snack to have when you are suddenly hungry.
The Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples is as easy as easy can be. Can you think of anything simpler than adding all the ingredients to a jar, mixing and refrigerating? Well, that’s all it takes to make this healthy vegan breakfast. You need to refrigerate it for 4 hours at least, but can comfortably keep it for 6-8 hours, so you can even make it the previous night and stash it into the fridge, to relish the next morning. With the amazing mouth-feel of chia seeds, the nutty taste of oats and almond milk, the rustic sweetness of dates, a joyful tinge of peanut butter and the fruity pleasure of apples, this is one truly amazing and healthy breakfast. Oats and chia seeds are fibre-rich and that makes this a truly healthy breakfast. Protein-rich almond milk makes this recipe suitable for lactose-intolerant folks as well. We have used maple syrup for sweetening, but if you are not vegan, you can go for honey as well. Avocado Spinach Vegan Smoothie or Avocado Coconut Milk Vegan Smoothie .
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13 Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Start Your Day Right!
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 on 04 Mar 17 04:58 PM


Love your collection of Healthy Breakfast Recipes Just what i was looking for Carrot and Cabbage High Fibre Chutney Open Toast,Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila,Oats Idli