Breakfast, the first meal of the day is the most important one, say nutritionists. According to them if you skip your breakfast your metabolism becomes slow, resulting in weight gain.
In fact, celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwaker says that you must eat something within 15 minutes of waking up, to boost your metabolism.
It is not a good idea to indulge in greasy food during breakfast. Take a pick from these healthy options.
Muesli with curd and fruits
You have to do very little here. Take 5-6 tbsp of ready-made muesli, add curd, chopped nuts and fruits and eat. But before buying muesli ensure that it does not contain added sugar and has more rolled oats than corn-flakes.
Honey brown bread toast
Toast your bread crisp. Drizzle half a spoon honey on both sides, sprinkle some white pepper powder, chopped nuts and eat.
Egg white veggie omelette
In a bowl add 2-3 egg whites, chopped tomatoes, onions, green chillies, 3 tsp semolina and salt and pepper to taste. In a non-stick pan, drizzle one tsp olive oil and pour the egg mix. Cook on both sides. Serve hot.Toast two slices of brown bread. In a bowl take 3-4 tsp grated cottage cheese. Add 1 tbsp powdered brown sugar and mix well. Cover it with another slice and grill for 2-3 minutes. Serve with mint chutney.
Sweet chili bread
Take 10 cloves of garlic, 3-4 tsp red chili powder, 2-3 tsp sugar, salt to taste, 1 tsp olive oil, one small chopped tomato and grind to a fine paste. Take one tsp of this dip, spread it on a slice of bread, top it with another slice and grill for 2-3 minutes. You can store this dip in the refrigerator for over a week.Finely chop onion, bell peppers, tomato and green chili. Add 4 tsp yoghurt, ½ tsp olive oil and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Now, spread this mixture over brown bread and grill.