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"HEALTHY BREAKFAST IDEAS - RECIPES AND TIPS FOR A GREAT START TO THE DAY": DE MODE GLOBAL

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN DE MODE | FOOD

Article Published on: 27TH JAN 2024 | www.demodemagazine.com


Breakfast, often hailed as the most important meal of the day, sets the tone for our energy levels, mood, and overall well-being. A nutritious breakfast not only fuels our bodies but also nourishes our minds, preparing us for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. In this exploration, we uncover three invigorating breakfast recipes designed to kickstart your day with vitality and vigor.


1. Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Berries and Almonds

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed

  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of choice)

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey

  • 1/2 cup mixed berries (such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)

  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

  • Optional toppings: chia seeds, hemp seeds, shredded coconut

Instructions:

  1. In a saucepan, combine quinoa and almond milk. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until quinoa is cooked and liquid is absorbed.

  2. Stir in vanilla extract and maple syrup or honey.

  3. Divide the cooked quinoa into bowls. Top with mixed berries and sliced almonds.

  4. Sprinkle with additional toppings if desired, such as chia seeds, hemp seeds, or shredded coconut.

  5. Serve warm and enjoy this protein-packed breakfast bowl!

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2. Avocado and Spinach Omelette

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 avocado, sliced

  • Handful of fresh spinach leaves

  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Olive oil or cooking spray for the pan

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, beat the eggs until well combined. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and lightly coat with olive oil or cooking spray.

  3. Pour the beaten eggs into the skillet, swirling to ensure an even layer.

  4. Once the edges start to set, add the avocado slices, spinach leaves, and cherry tomatoes on one half of the omelette.

  5. Gently fold the other half of the omelette over the filling.

  6. Cook for another 1-2 minutes, or until the omelette is cooked through and the filling is heated.

  7. Slide the omelette onto a plate, slice, and serve hot with a side of whole-grain toast or fresh fruit.

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3. Greek Yogurt Parfait with Granola and Fresh Fruit

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (plain or flavored)

  • 1/4 cup granola

  • 1/2 cup mixed fresh fruit (such as strawberries, bananas, kiwi, mango)

  • Honey or maple syrup for drizzling (optional)

Instructions:

  1. In a serving glass or bowl, layer Greek yogurt, granola, and mixed fresh fruit.

  2. Repeat the layers until the glass or bowl is filled.

  3. Drizzle with honey or maple syrup for added sweetness, if desired.

  4. Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing combination of creamy yogurt, crunchy granola, and juicy fruit.

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Conclusion: Nourishing Beginnings

Breakfast, often rushed or overlooked in the hustle and bustle of daily life, deserves attention and reverence as a cornerstone of holistic wellness. These three breakfast recipes offer a delicious fusion of flavors, textures, and nutrients, providing a nourishing start to your day.


From the protein-rich quinoa breakfast bowl to the vitamin-packed avocado and spinach omelette, each recipe offers a unique culinary experience that invigorates the senses and energizes the body. The Greek yogurt parfait, with its creamy yogurt, crunchy granola, and fresh fruit, is a delightful ode to simplicity and balance.


As you embark on your journey towards better health and vitality, remember the transformative power of breakfast. With these wholesome recipes, you can embrace each morning as an opportunity to nourish your body, awaken your spirit, and embark on a day filled with vitality and purpose.

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