7 Quick Breakfast Recipes For Bachelors
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We get it, being a bachelor can be challenging at times, and you need to keep your kitchen well stocked with dishes that you can whip up in no time. And, thanks to our hectic lifestyles, we sometimes tend to skimp on the most important meal of the day, or even worse - skip it altogether. That said, bachelors are guilty of being a bit lazy when it comes to the morning meal. So, here is a list of 7 healthy breakfast recipes for bachelors that are simple to make, packed with protein and other essentials, and that will keep you going till lunchtime. With these (ridiculously) easy options, you have no reason to skip breakfast ever again. 

1.    Sandwiches

Who doesn't love a good sandwich? Something you can sink your teeth into while checking your emails with your free hand. You can make a quick sandwich with any combination of healthy ingredients, such as fresh veggies, cheese, and also adding some cooked chicken, eggs or ham. Here's the quick,healthy option:

    Slice up a few veggies, like tomato and cucumber, 

    Add these between two slices of whole-wheat bread

    Add a slice of cheese if you need a bit of taste with raw veggies

You can enjoy a variety of healthy veggies this way, including bell peppers and lettuce. These foods are also great sources of fibre, which helps you feel fuller for longer, keeping that annoying 11am craving at bay. 

2. Oatmeal

A bowl of oatmeal is a quick and easy breakfast that is high in fibre and protein, and can be modified to suit your taste preferences. There are many creative ways to have oatmeal, from topping it with fruit and nuts, to adding chocolate or cinnamon to your morning meal. 

    Boil 1-2 cups of water in a pan.

    Add a cup of rolled oats.

    Mix well, and let it cook for 2-3 minutes. 

Your oatmeal breakfast will be ready in no more than 5 minutes. You can add ½ a spoon of brown sugar for some taste, and you’re good to go. Some people love their oatmeal with a side of fruit - this is a great way to get an extra serving of fruit in your diet, while also enjoying a simple breakfast. Throw in some slices of banana for a really filling oatmeal breakfast.

Pro tip: Blueberry oatmeal is a great way to add some flavor to your morning meal and get some additional antioxidants into your diet. They’re a tad expensive, but fantastic for health and a great nutrition hack. 

3. Cornflakes or Muesli with Milk

Cornflakes are a staple cereal, and provide a quick and easy way to add some whole grains to your diet. Plus, they’re a healthy carbohydrate that digests slowly, giving you sustained energy throughout the morning. Try sprinkling a few handfuls of cornflakes into a bowl of cold (or warm) milk and enjoy! You can add a tablespoon of flaxseed to your cereal for an added source of healthy fats. Some fruit in your cereal willgive you an extra dose of antioxidants and sweetness to round things off well. 

4. Egg Bhurji with Chapati or Bread

Egg Bhurji is a mixture of boiled eggs and spices, and is one of the more popular Indian breakfast recipes. You can have Egg Bhurji with Roti or even with rice. 

Making Egg Bhurji is relatively easy once the ingredients are ready.

    1 cup of water + 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a pan

    Add 1 teaspoon of oil + 1 teaspoon Black pepper

    1 medium sized onion + 1 green chili

    Fry until the onion turns slightly brown

    Add 1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste + 1 teaspoon of red chili powder 

    Add 2 eggs and mix well. Cover with a lid and allow it to cook for a few minutes

You can also add 1/2 a teaspoon of garam masala and 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric if you want a stronger taste.

5. Egg Omelette

You’d think we’re really dumbing it down here, but no. An egg omelette is one of the most common and popular breakfast dishes across the globe, easy to make and loaded with protein. Its best had with a side of bread. Many like their bread toasted, but I personally prefer the softness of fresh bread, and it saves me time. You can try different variations, like a masala omelette, or even a veggie omelettejust by adding chopped onions, tomatoes, capsicum, and bell peppers. 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons of chopped onions, salt, cumin powder, pepper. That’s all you need. 

    Add a teaspoon of oil to a pan,and let it heat. 

    Add the onions, sauté until they turn golden brown.

    Beat the eggs with salt, cumin powder and black pepper. 

    Add the beaten eggs to the pan, and let it cook on a low flame until the omelette turns theshade of brown you prefer. 

Voila! Your nutritious, tasty breakfast is ready in minutes. This thing is so easy and quick, it’ll feel like cheat code in a couple of weeks. 

6. Baked Beans and Eggs

The simple preparation (microwaving baked beans) makes this a popular choice among single men. Baked beans are a great option for a quick and healthy breakfast, especially when spiced up with ingredients like turmeric and chili powder. All you are 2 tablespoons of baked beans, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon chopped coriander, 1 teaspoon oil, and salt. 

    Separate the eggs and put them in a bowl. 

    Sprinkle some salt over the baked beans and stir them in. 

    Mix again after adding the chopped coriander. 

    Put some oil in a hot pan. Put the egg mixture and baked beans into a pan and cover. 

    Leave it in for 5 minutes on low heat. 

Pro tip: To save time, you can heat the beans in the microwave and add them to the eggs after they have been cooked.

7. Banana Split Smoothie  

If you want to make a quick banana split smoothie recipe, all you need is a blender and a few ingredients. Just one fresh banana, three cubes of ice, two tablespoons of cocoa powder, one tablespoon of almond butter, one pitted date, and one teaspoon of chia seeds or sesame seeds are all you need to make this energising, filling drink. Blend all the ingredients together, let it sit for a couple of minutes, and then mix it again until everything is well combined. A word to the wise: do not blend too fast or your smoothie may turn into a buttery mess. Blend everything together until smooth, and enjoy it in your to-go glass!