The Viral Breakfasts You NEED to Try
When you’re looking for an innovative way to start your day right, there’s nothing better than switching up your breakfast game. Take inspiration from these recipes, and start your day on a high note!
A 2020 study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Germany) showed that individuals could burn twice as many calories per day if they ate breakfast. Your body’s absorption of essential nutrients, carbohydrates, fats, and more is faster in the morning and a well-balanced meal keeps you satiated longer.
However, many people don’t like eating breakfast, either because they’re always running out of time or don’t like breakfast foods. But that’s no reason to say no to a meal when you have so many options. Social media and the Internet, in general, have been abuzz with these breakfast recipes, so give them a try.
The Classic Avocado Toast
When in doubt, there’s nothing better than the basic avocado toast. Not only does it taste savoury, but you can customise it to your liking with any number of toppings. If the avocado is perfectly ripe, you should have no trouble spreading it evenly on your evenly toasted bread. Health coach Brittany Mullins makes her avocado toast unique by adding grated egg on top.
Avocados are a great source of potassium, high in fibre and have plenty of monounsaturated fats, and are ideal to add to your diet. You can add a drizzle of olive oil, which reduces inflammation and has plenty of antioxidants. Bread is a great source of carbohydrates and will keep you satiated for a couple of hours.
A Cooling Smoothie Bowl
Summers are brutal, and you might not necessarily want a piping hot breakfast that overheats you. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor has the perfect remedy for summer days when you don’t want to be in the kitchen longer than necessary. He uses a combination of fruits, including grapes and pineapples, to perfect this delicious smoothie bowl, topped with other seasonal fruits.
Black grapes are rich in antioxidants, protecting you from diseases like cancer and diabetes. Pineapples aid digestion and are loaded with nutrients, giving you the perfect start to the morning. The fruits you end up using as the topping can further boost your well-being.
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Toast…With a Twist
When you’re tired of the plain old toast with butter, it’s time to take a page out of Chef Ranveer Brar’s notebook. His sesame toast is a variation of toast you’ve probably never heard of but tastes delicious all the same! It’s a great way to get vegetables in your diet early in the morning and keeps you full until lunch too.
Sesame seeds are a good source of fibre and help lower cholesterol levels in the body. The seeds also strengthen bones and reduce inflammation. Carrots are another great source of fibre and nutrients.
The Ultimate Shakshuka
Finding a satiating and delicious breakfast doesn’t require hours of research when nutritionist Amrita Kotak can help. Her version of the traditional Shakshuka comes together in minutes, with minimal prep! The combination of egg, baked beans, and feta cheese makes this the ultimate breakfast for many reasons.
Eggs are rich in nutrients and provide tons of protein. They are an optimal source of Vitamin D and choline. Beans are great antioxidant sources and improve heart health.
A Sweet Chia Pudding
Nutritionist Hanisi Savla has the perfect cure for those who need something sweet to start off the day. This mango chia pudding is delicious for breakfast or even as a snack. When you’re looking for something quick, easy, and that can be meal-prepped, this is ideal. You can use regular milk if plant-based milk isn’t ideal for your requirements.
Chia seeds are rich in minerals, Omega-3 fats, antioxidants, and fibre. They are the ideal holistic food and give a pudding-like texture to your dish. Mangoes are a great source of potassium and magnesium, which can help lower blood pressure. Plant-based milk has tons of nutrients and vitamins.
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If you’re on the hunt for the most viral breakfast food in recent months, it must be the custard yoghurt toast. It first became popular on TikTok and has now taken Instagram by storm. Many variations can be made to this recipe, and it’s perfect for those who want something sweet.
Yogurt is high in protein and calcium, making it an overall ideal ingredient. Egg is also rich in protein, and when combined with fruits—it's a meal rich in antioxidants.
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