5 Easy Breakfast Recipes to try during Circuit Breaker!

Shermaine Inez

Posted on May 11 2020

5 Easy Breakfast Recipes to try during Circuit Breaker!

 

Breakfast, being the first meal of the day, is certainly the most important one of all. Our nightly sleep actually mimics a "fasting state" where no food enters the body and when the body starts to cleanse itself. Hence, when we wake up in the morning, it is vital to feed your body with clean and healthy foods!

With more time on hand during the Circuit Breaker period, we can definitely try to experiment with recipes! Here's 5 breakfast recipes we thought might be suitable for you ladies to try out at home!

 

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 The Classic Pancake

 A classic pancake is one of the easiest breakfasts to make! Furthermore, it is undoubtedly well-loved by kids and adults alike! You can add different toppings to your pancake besides the usual maple syrup, such as almond butter. You can also add a variety of fruits like strawberries, blueberries, or bananas! It's all up to your preference! 

 Here's what you need: 

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 egg3 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Here's how:

  • In a medium bowl, mix together dry ingredients: flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  • MIX milk and egg together.
  • pour the butter, vanilla, and milk mixture into dry mixture.
  • Use whisk to stir everything together until just combined. It will be slightly thick and lumpy, but should be well incorporated.
  • Allow the batter to rest while heating a lightly oiled skillet to medium high heat.
  • Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, as per the size you like.
  • Cook each side for 3-6 minutes, until lightly golden brown.
  • top with maple syrup, berries, coconut flakes!

Recipe credits from Grace and Good Eats

 

The Avocado Egg Toast

 Avocados are packed with a ton of nutrients and is one of the super foods that have been highly raved about lately. They're good source of monounsaturated fat, which can reduce your risk of heart disease. Also, it contains potassium, fiber and a bunch of vitamins to name a few. What better way to start your day off other than having this amazing food for breakfast?

 Here's what you need:

  • nicely ripe avocados
  • whole egg
  • fresh bread (toasted)
  • olive oil/butter
  • tomatoes
  • salt & pepper

Here's how:

  • thinly slice your avocados & tomatoes
  • sprinkle/spread olive oil/butter onto your toasted bread
  • place the sliced avocados & tomatoes onto the buttered toast
  • cook an egg (sunny side up/poached egg)
  • place the egg on top of your spread
  • sprinkle with salt & pepper to taste
  • you can also add fresh leafy herbs such as basil, cilantro or parsley

Recipe credits from Cookie and Kate

 

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The Egg & Bacon Hash Skillet

 This protein and carbs combination makes for one of the most delicious breakfasts ever! After all, who can resists an egg and bacon hash-brown? Simple and quick, this recipe can provide a filling meal for you to start your day with! Add mozzarella cheese and scallions to top it off!

Here's what you need:

  • 700g potatoes, (about 4), scrubbed clean,peeled, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 200 g diced bacon
  • scallions/spring onions
  • shallots - trimmed & finely sliced
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • pepper to taste

Here's how:

  • Heat the oil in a skillet or pan over medium heat.
  • Fry the potatoes in the hot oil until golden and crispy 
  • Add the bacon pieces to the pan and fry while stirring occasionally for 10 minutes until crisp.
  • Add the spring onions; stir them through and season with pepper.
  • Using a wooden spoon,make four wells in the hash, crack an egg into each well and arrange the mozzarella around each egg.
  • Fry until the whites are set and the eggs are cooked to your liking.
  • Serve immediately.

Recipe credits from Cafe Delites

 

 Acai Bowl

 A powerhouse of fiber, antioxidants and healthy fats, Acai Bowl is truly a bowl of goodness. Originating in Brazil, the acai bowl is made of frozen acai palm fruit that is pureed and served as a smoothie in a bowl or glass. 

 Here's what you need:

  • 1 Pack of Pure Unsweetened Acai Puree 
  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries & strawberries respectively
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • Acai Bowl Toppings:
    • Granola
    • Seeds
    • Nuts
    • Fresh sliced fruit

 Here's how:

  • Put all of the ingredients into the blender and blend!
  • With the blender on low, use the tamper to push the frozen fruit down, mixing around as much as possible. Continue to blend on low until smooth, only adding additional liquid when needed.
  • Divide into bowls and top with all your favorite toppings. Best enjoyed immediately.

 Recipe credits from The Forked Spoon

 

 Breakfast Smoothie

 A quick breakfast, smoothies can pack a whole load of nutrients such as protein and fiber. Similar to Acai Bowl, you can add the ingredients you want based on your tastes preferences and health requirements. For example, you can add ginger/turmeric for anti-inflammation benefits, or baby spinach and kale for minerals and fiber. 

For this recipe (modified), here's what you need:

  • 1 cup of greek yogurt
  • 1 cup of old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup of plant-based milk (almond milk/soy milk) or Coconut water
  • 1 cup of berries (Raspberries, blueberries)
  • 1/2 cup of peaches
  • A handful of ice (if you like it cold)

 Here's how:

  • Put all of the ingredients into the blender and blend!
  • With the blender on low, use the tamper to push the frozen fruit down, mixing around as much as possible. Continue to blend on low until smooth, only adding additional liquid when needed.
  • Divide the smoothie into bowls and top with all your favorite toppings. Best enjoyed immediately.

  Recipe credits from Tastes Better From Scratch

 

 

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With love,

Team NM

 

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