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4 Recipes to Turn Up the Yummy-ness on Your Breakfast Table

Keep your breakfast yummy and healthy with these four recipes that abound in both nutrition and taste.

By Kaveri Jain. Photographs by Aadi Jain

How about a treat for breakfast? Indulge in these guilt-free, wholesome breakfast recipes that will delight your palate and give you ample energy for your day.

SPICED HOT CHOCOLATE

Spiced hot chocolate

Ingredients (serves 2):
350 ml milk
50 ml cream
100 gms chocolate (chopped)
Spice mix: cinnamon + star anise + nutmeg

Instructions:

  1. Boil the milk for 5-7 minutes with the spice mix.
  2. Heat the cream and add the chocolate, mix till no lumps are left.
  3. Add this liquid chocolate to the milk and simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Strain and pour into cups.
    Optional: Add 30 ml of rum/vodka to the mug and top it up with the hot chocolate. Add mini or large marshmallows as per your liking.

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seed pudding

Ingredients (serves two):
1.5 cups milk of choice (cow milk, almond milk, oats milk or coconut milk)
4 tbsp chia seeds
2 tsp honey or stevia
Fruits and chocolate for topping

Instructions:

  1. Divide the three ingredients equally and pour into two jars.
  2. Mix each jar well and let it sit for a few minutes; mix again making sure there are no lumps.
  3. Cover the jar and store in the fridge for 2 – 12 hours.
  4. Top up with your favourite fruits/chocolate before eating. Enjoy chilled!

Mushroom Avocado And Feta Omelette

Mushroom avocado and feta omelette

Ingredients (serves one):
½ ripe avocado
1 cup greens (spinach, kale, cress)
100 gms sliced mushrooms
40 gms feta cheese
2 large eggs
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Add half the olive oil to a non-stick pan/skillet and heat over medium heat.
  2. Add the mushrooms and cook for around five minutes till they are tender and brown.
  3. Remove from pan and keep aside. Wipe the pan clean; add the remaining oil and heat on medium.
  4. Whisk the eggs in a bowl. Add salt and pepper and pour the eggs on the heated pan.
  5. Cook for a few minutes till the eggs are set (no runny liquid in the middle). Once the bottom starts browning, carefully slide the eggs onto a plate.
  6. Layer half the omelette with the sautéed mushroom, greens, cheese and avocado. Fold over the other half, and enjoy hot!

Open Sour Dough Sandwich

Open sour dough sandwich

Ingredients (serves two):
A slice of sour dough / any bread
Tomatoes, sliced
Onions, sliced
2 tsp feta cheese
1 tsp butter
30 gms Halloumi / cottage cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Micro greens for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Toast the slice of your favourite bread, sour dough or any other.
  2. Heat a grill pan, add butter and grill the Halloumi / cottage cheese for a few minutes.
  3. Spread the soft feta on the hot toast; top up with sliced tomatoes and onions.
  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper. Finally add the grilled cheese.
  5. Garnish with some micro greens. Enjoy!

First published in eShe’s March 2020 issue

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