As we all know ,Breakfast is most important meal of the day,that is why I found this article very interesting and decided to share.
If you’ve got a hectic household like me, you know the CRAZINESS that ensues every morning. Kids to dress and feed, dealing with last-minute dilemmas. Here are nutrition-packed, quick go-to breakfast options for any sort of time crunch.
If you have 15 Minutes:
There’s just enough time to quickly cook some warmer breakfast fare.
Scrambled eggs wrapped in a whole-wheat or flour tortilla with salsa or cheese. What could be better?
* Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burrito (Note: make the salsa Verde the night before)
* Spicy Egg Wrap
If you’re cooking during your morning rush, choose quick-cooking oats. You can also cook the oatmeal the night before, store in the fridge, and microwave quickly in the morning.
* Apple Harvest Oatmeal
* Cherry Vanilla Oatmeal
* Microwave Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
All these can be found in Supermarkets.
Smoked salmon, cream cheese and sliced veggies make Breakfast a delicious and quick option.
If you have 10 Minutes:
Easy to prep and quick to eat—that’s the trick when you’ve only got 10 minutes.
Cereal and Milk
Stock up on healthy whole-grain cereal—Serve with nonfat (skim) or low-fat milk and check serving size on package to keep portions in check. To save time, set the table the night before.
Peanut Butter on Whole-Grain Bread
A combo of protein and fiber can help keep you full until your mid-morning snack rolls around. Choose natural peanut butter with nothing more than “peanuts and salt” listed under ingredients. Get creative by adding some apples and honey . Look out for whole grain breads.
To save even more time, toss ingredient in the blender jar, cover, and store in the fridge overnight. In the morning, blend and serve. Here are delicious smoothies for fewer than 250 calories per serving include:
* Bobby Flay’s Coconut Water, Mango, Strawberry and Banana Smoothie (above)
* Sunrise Smoothie
* Citrus Cream Smoothie
* Mama’s Berry Smoothie
* Melon Smoothies
If you have 5 Minutes:
This is the time you need to move fast, grab and head out the door. If you’re usually super time crunched, leave all food on the kitchen counter or within reach in the fridge so you don’t need to waste time finding anything.
Yogurt and Fruit
Whether it’s traditional or Greek yogurt, make it a low or nonfat variety. Since there’s no time to slice fruit for topping, grab a whole, fresh one like banana, apple, pear or grapes.
Breakfast Bar and Milk
Compliment a breakfast bar with a glass of milk or stock up on single-serve milk boxes and keep chilled in the fridge.
Check out our tips on finding a healthy breakfast bar.
Bake and freeze a batch or two of muffins. Defrost small batches so they’re ready to grab on the go.
TELL US: What’s your go-to quick and healthy breakfast?