5 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas (With Simple Recipes)

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and yet it is statistically the most frequently skipped meal of the day. Most people ignore the popular advice from Adelle Davis:

“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”.

But when you wake up just before school or work, who has the time to whip up something delicious, right? So it’s easier to just skip it altogether. However, skipping breakfast does more damage to your body than you realise.

Lucky for you, we have put together our favourite quick and easy breakfast ideas that can be prepared ahead of time or quickly stirred up in the morning.

Here are some healthy breakfast ideas with simple ingredients to have on the go instead of skipping breakfast altogether.

1.  Oatmeal with Fruits:

Oatmeal is the easiest and healthiest thing for breakfast you could have in the morning. It is ideal to have if you are trying to lose weight because it is high in fibre. It keeps you full for longer hours so you won’t find yourself grabbing a quick snack at work often.

Plus, it’s simple and customisable; can be cooked in milk or water if you are looking for a vegan option. Moreover, it can be made fun by topping it with your favourite fruits or nuts.

The recipe is very basic and does not take long. However, if you have no time at hand in the morning, you could go for overnight oats, or instant oats instead, which are equally nutritious.    

Oatmeal is my favourite among the quick and easy breakfast ideas.

2.  Scrambled eggs:

This one is for you if you are not big on grocery shopping because it contains the most basic ingredients which you would surely have.

Eggs are the go-to option for breakfast to sneak up on some protein before your day even begins. What’s more? They can be cooked in under 5 minutes!

Scrambles eggs are so simple, they make one of best quick and easy breakfast ideas.

3.  Good Old Pancakes:

Of course, a breakfast blog is incomplete without the mention of pancakes, and rightfully so, pancakes say “good morning” like nothing else. They are fun, easy to make, and appealing to kids, teens, and adults alike.

 However, it might take longer than 5 minutes if you sought to prepare the pancake batter from scratch, hence a premade pancake batter mixture might be a quicker alternative.

4.  Toast, but French:

Of course, the classic, but never old, delicious breakfast recipe with items you most likely already have in your kitchen. French toasts are fast and easy, and powerful enough to start your day off healthy.

 There are many fancy variations of this basic recipe, although, personally I prefer a simple one, but you can add your own touch to everything topping it with honey or any syrup of your choice.

5.  Liquid Breakfast:

For some people, lack of time is not as much of a problem as lack of appetite is; you just can not eat this early in the morning. If you relate to it, this one is for you. If you can’t eat your breakfast, drink it!

Smoothies are nutritious and filling enough for us to start considering them as a proper meal, but again, it depends on what you add to them. This is what I love the most about smoothies; a complete control of the ingredients and the portions in which they go in.

There are various healthy breakfast smoothie recipes to get you started, or you can put together your own ingredients to whip up a tasty smoothie.

So, next time, instead of leaving your house on an empty stomach, grab one of these go-to quick and easy breakfast ideas for a healthy start to the day!


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