Updated January 8th, 2024 at 11:29 IST

Quick, healthy, tasty 10-minute breakfast dishes for busy mornings

With a little creativity and minimal effort, you can enjoy a variety of delicious breakfast options even on the busiest of mornings.

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10-minute breakfast | Image:Unsplash

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but often, just because of a busy day lined up, we compromise with a nutritious meal that should mark the start of the morning for us. But what if we tell you that balancing nutrition and time can be made simple with these easy breakfasts?  These quick and delicious 10-minute breakfast dishes will help you start your day on a satisfying note without compromising your schedule.

Smoothie bowls

Blend your favourite fruits, leafy greens, and a splash of yoghurt or milk to create a healthy smoothie bowl. Top it with granola, nuts, and seeds for added crunch and nutritional value. These customisable bowls are not only quick to make but also provide a nutritious boost to kickstart your day.

Smoothie bowl | Image: Unsplash

Overnight oats

Prepare a jar of overnight oats the night before by combining oats with milk or a dairy-free alternative, sweeteners, and toppings like fruits and nuts. Grab it from the fridge in the morning for a convenient, no-cook breakfast that's both filling and nutritious.

Yoghurt parfait

In a hurry? Grab a glass and layer it with yoghurt, fresh fruits, granola, and a drizzle of honey. Yoghurt parfaits offer a delicious combination of textures and flavours while being quick to assemble. Experiment with different fruit and granola combinations for variety.

Yoghurt parfaits | Image: Unsplash

Malai toast

Upgrade your regular toast by spreading creamy malai on whole-grain bread. Top it with a sprinkle of sugar and you can have the perfect sweet breakfast for a sweet start to the day. Pair this with a steaming cup of chai.

Speedy egg wraps

Whisk up eggs, pour them into a pan, add your favourite veggies or cheese, and wrap it all up in a tortilla or a chapati. This simple and protein-packed egg wrap can be enjoyed on the go, making it an ideal choice for busy mornings.

Egg wrap | Image: Unsplash

Peanut butter banana sandwich

Spread peanut butter on whole-grain bread and add sliced bananas for a quick and delicious sandwich. This combination provides a good balance of protein, healthy fats, and carbohydrates to keep you energised throughout the morning.

Chia pudding

Combine chia seeds with coconut or almond milk, sweeten with a bit of honey or agave syrup, and top with fresh seasonal fruit chunks like banana, mango or strawberries. Allow it to sit for a few minutes to let the chia seeds absorb the liquid, creating a yummy and nutritious pudding.

Chia pudding | Image: Unsplash

Quick quinoa breakfast bowl

Cook quinoa ahead of time and store it in the fridge. In the morning, just assemble a breakfast bowl with your choice of fruits, nuts, a drop of vanilla essence and a drizzle of honey. Quinoa provides a hearty base, and you can customise the toppings based on your preferences.


Published January 8th, 2024 at 11:29 IST

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