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Energy-Boosting Healthy Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of our daily diet. Here are various ideas for a nutritious breakfast for children and adults.
Madhura Pandit
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2017
You must have often heard that the breakfast should be the heaviest and most nutritious part of out daily meal. This is because, it is the breakfast that gives us energy to begin the day's work by providing us all the nutrition required. However, the nutrition can only be obtained if we have healthy breakfast meals every day. Otherwise, we will end up having foods rich in fats and sugars which can make us lethargic. Accepted, that it is not possible for most of us to have the full English breakfast (eggs with bacon and toast) every day. But, there are several other breakfast options which can be helpful to you to make a healthy start of the day.

Having a Healthy Breakfast

A healthy breakfast is the one which contains good amounts of carbohydrates and proteins; but is low in sugars and fats. It should also be noted that carbohydrates should be of complex type which digest slowing. Eggs and beans top the list of high protein breakfast foods. There are numerous recipes and dishes of egg like boiled egg, scrambled egg, egg Benedict, poached egg, etc. that you can prepare in order to have a high protein breakfast. It is recommended to use only the egg white as the yolk contains high amounts of cholesterol. On the other hand, vegetarians can have beans, soy, lentils, tofu, etc. in their diet to gain all the essential amounts of proteins. Having homemade protein bars (without sugar) and shakes are also good high protein breakfast meals as they help in fulfilling the daily protein requirement.

Secondly, when complex carbohydrates can be obtained from all the whole grain products. Therefore, make sure that you use a whole grain bread for making your sandwiches, pizzas and burgers. Having cereals for breakfast is also a time-saving option; however, cereals do not provide proteins. You can either have milk, fruits and nuts with it or switch to different breakfast ideas, every alternate day. At the same time, it is also advisable to include fresh fruits in your breakfast to gain nearly all the essential vitamins. Fruits can either be cut and eaten or made into juices and smoothies. Milk (whole or skimmed) should also be an integral part of the breakfast for children as well as adults. On the other hand, you should limit the intake of butter, margarine, cheese, and other fatty foods. Following are some of the best breakfast food ideas.

Healthy Breakfast Foods
  1. Multi-grain cereals with milk
  2. Muesli with milk / berries
  3. Oatmeal
  4. Peanut butter and honey sandwich
  5. Grilled vegetable sandwich
  6. Beans on toast
  7. Cheese and tomato sandwich
  8. Whole wheat bagel with peanut butter / jam
  9. Scrambled eggs / boiled eggs / deviled eggs
  10. Egg omelet with cheese / mushrooms / spinach
  11. French toast
  12. Swiss sandwiches
  13. Whole wheat roll with fruit
  14. Fresh fruit salad
  15. Fruit parfait
  16. Mini vegetable pizza
  17. Low fat muffin with fruit
  18. English muffin pizza / sandwich
  19. English muffin with poached egg
  20. Dry oats mixed with water
  21. Fruit juice / smoothies
  22. Chicken and eggs sandwich
  23. Cream of rice, grits, or oatmeal
  24. Breakfast taco / burrito
  25. Bran muffins
  26. Yogurt with berries and nuts
  27. Breakfast casserole / quiche
  28. Whole wheat waffles
  29. Pancakes
  30. Homemade protein / granola bars
  31. Breakfast panini
  32. Breakfast frittata
  33. Egg and soldiers
  34. Quinoa porridge
  35. Breakfast crostini
  36. Eggs Benedict with salmon / bacon
  37. Fruit bread with butter
  38. Eggs Florentine
  39. Cottage cheese with fruit
  40. Eggy bread
  41. Potato pancakes
  42. Scrambled tofu
  43. Eggs and salmon sandwich
  44. Bagel burger
  45. Uttapam
  46. Upma
  47. Cottage cheese sandwich
  48. Apple and peanut butter
  49. Sweet brown rice
  50. Cheese tomato / cucumber salad
Lastly, as a tip, remember to include your family members in planning and shopping for the healthy breakfast so that they enjoy it heartily. Good luck!
Slices of Apples with Peanut Butter
Upma-Indian Vegetarian Dish
Sandwich with Smoked Salmon and Egg
Eggs Florentine
Pancakes with Banana, Walnut and Caramel
Whole Wheat Waffles with Syrup
Breakfast Tacos with Sausage
Sausage and Egg Breakfast Sandwich
Mini Pizza
Whole Wheat Roll with Fruit
Fresh French Toasts with Pouring Syrup
Toasted English Muffin with Peanut Butter and Jam
Greek Salad
Sweet Brown Rice
Peanut Butter and Honey Sandwich
Morning Cereal