Add Power to Your Breakfast
Add Power to Your Breakfast

As you sleep, your body works hard digesting your last night’s dinner. By the time you wake up, your body and brain demand fresh fuel. So ‘breaking the fast’ is the essential way to power up in the morning.

Keeping on a balanced track at work and at home may make most of the working women too worn-out to think about their proper diet, which is not done. Ladies, It’s time to think about you first. So fuel up with these powerful breakfast options and go jump to the battle called life!

Cheesy Egg Sandwich)

Compared to typical fast food breakfast sandwiches, this version has almost 40 percent more protein and half the saturated fat.

What will you need:

  • 1 or 2 Eggs: Boiled
  • Whole-wheat bread or whole wheat muffin bread: 2/ 3 slices
  • Purabi Paneer: 1 /2 cup (crushed)

To prepare, boil the eggs and toast the slices. Now layer 1/2 cup paneer on top of the muffin and top with the egg. Season with black pepper and salt.

Calories: 303, Protein: 25 grams.

Chia Crunch

Chia seeds add omega-3 fatty acids and fiber (a whopping 10 grams in about two tablespoons) to this already high-protein breakfast. Chia seeds are popular because of their superfood nutritional profile, and research shows they may play a role in improving risk factors for heart disease.

What you need:

  • 1/3 cup of cooked quinoa
  • 3/4 cup Purabi Curd or 1 cup Purabi milk
  • 2 teaspoons of chia seeds

To prepare, combine 1/3 cup of cooked quinoa with 3/4 cup curd or with 1 cup of milk and two teaspoons of chia seeds.

Calories: 226, Protein: 22 grams.

Protein Eggsadilla

For this easy recipe, combine one whole egg with 2 egg whites and then scramble in a pan until fully cooked. Remove eggs and place on a whole-wheat tortilla/ plain roti. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup shredded cheese, 1/2 cup shredded Purabi paneer, one tablespoon of tomato-chilli-garlic salsa and then roll up the tortilla. You can mix up this recipe up by trying different varieties of salsa and cheese. Easy, healthy and delicious.  Calories: 336, Protein: 25 grams.

Multi-Veg Omelet

Omelets are one of the easiest ways to add veggies to your diet while upping your protein intake. This version incorporates mushrooms, carrots, tomatoes, bell pepper, spinach and onions. You can add any vegetables of choice.

What you need:

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 whole egg
  • Vegetables: 1 bowl (Use carrot, onions, bell pepper, tomato, spinch, chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Purabi paneer
  • 1/2 cup mushroom (half cooked and shreded)

Combine the egg whites with the whole egg and beat gently. Using a cooking spray or one teaspoon butter. Cook eggs in a non-stick pan. Once the egg begins to take form along the edges, add up the vegetables, mushroom and paneer in the center of the omelet. Cook until eggs are set and fold over. Season with black pepper and salt. 

Calories: 256, Protein: 36 grams.

Cereals, Milk and More

This breakfast bowl is a complete meal offering protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats so you’ll feel fuller longer.

What you need:

  • 3/4 cup multigrain cereals
  • 8 chopped cashews and
  • 3/4 cup Purabi milk
  • Maple syrup or honey

Boil milk and keep aside. In a bowl mix together cereals and chopped cashews. Add milk. Drizzle with 1 1/2 teaspoons of maple syrup or honey whichever available and enjoy! Add up fresh fruits and nuts too if you want a fresh fruity bowl.

Calories: 321, Protein: 22 grams.

No-Cook Oatmeal

When it’s served as oatmeal and relies mainly on natural sweetness from fruit, no added sugar. That’s what you’ll find in this delightful no-cook recipe!

What you need:

  • 2/ 3 tablespoon rolled/ tin cut oats
  • 2 cups Purabi milk
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon Purabi curd (with no water and beaten well)

All you need to do is stir together oats with milk and vanilla and then put it to the fridge overnight. In the morning simply top with strawberries, other fresh fruits, some nuts and a little more curd. For sweetener add up some honey. Voila, no cooking required! The result is a soluble-fiber-rich breakfast with a punch of calcium and vitamin C, along with a healthful balance of protein, carbohydrates and heart-friendly fat.

 Calories: 288