6 Healthy Breakfasts for Students

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Healthy Breakfasts for Students

Breakfast can make or break your day especially if you’re a student. It’s not only the most important day of the meal but it can also help you maintain your health and reach your full potential.

Imagine this…you’re sitting in your class since 9 am and it’s 1 pm. You’re famished and can’t concentrate on anything but food. You miss out on the most important material during your class.

And it slowly starts happening every day.

Not only are you going to lose weight but also see a drastic fall in your grades.

This is why it’s imperative for students to have a morning meal that’s nutritious and tasty.

Your breakfast should keep you feeling full and energetic for a few hours, generally until lunch.

6 Healthy Breakfasts for Students

These boxes and smoothies can be prepared in a jiffy, are budget-friendly and keep you full for long hours. In fact, you can even make them ahead of time and store them for days when you’re in a rush!

#1. Yoghurt and Peach Box with Nuts

Ingredients:

2 large eggs

⅛ cup nuts of your choice such as almonds, cashews, raisins

1 cup Greek yoghurt

1 peach

Instructions:

  • Hard boil both eggs.
  • If you like flavoured yoghurt, opt for the ones that contain less than 15 g of sugar. You can also chop the peach and add it to plain yoghurt.
  • Use pepper and salt on the eggs.

Calories: 413

#2. Peanut Butter and Banana

Ingredients:

3 tsp peanut butter

1 large banana

Directions:

  • You can use peanut butter packets for easy usage.
  • If you’ve run out of nuts, you can use seed butter and if you’ve run out of banana, replace it with any other fruit such as apple or papaya.

Calories: 199

#3. Overnight Peanut Butter and Raspberry Oats

Ingredients:

A dash of cinnamon

½ cup dry, uncooked oats

3 tsp peanut butter

½ cup of milk

1 cup raspberries

Instructions:

  • Combine cinnamon, raspberries, peanut butter and oats in a jar and top it up with milk.
  • Close the lid of the container and let it sit overnight.
  • You can use almond or soy milk instead of regular milk and you can switch peanut butter for seed or nut butter.

Calories: 369

#4. Waffle Box

Ingredients:

6 tsp peanut butter

2 large eggs

1 toaster waffle

Instructions:

  • Hard boil both eggs and toast the waffle.
  • If you have the time, make a simple sandwich using peanut butter.
  • To make the waffle, you can use whole wheat or whole grain to eat healthier.

Calories: 432

#5. Banana Kale Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 tsp maple syrup

½ cup unsweetened soy milk

1 tsp flax seeds

1 large banana, sliced

2 cups kale, chopped

Instructions:

  • Use a blender to ground flax seeds.
  • Add soy milk, maple syrup, banana and kale and blend again for 2 minutes or until smooth.
  • Consume immediately.

Calories: 267

#6. Berry Smoothie

Ingredients:

½ cup crushed ice

2 bananas, sliced

1 cup yoghurt

1 cup berries, frozen or fresh (blueberries, raspberries and strawberries)

Instructions:

  • Blend the bananas, yoghurt, ice and berries on a blender until smooth.
  • Consume immediately.

Calories: 430

The Takeaway

These healthy breakfast recipes are easy to make, require little supervision and aren’t loaded with preservatives or sugars making them ideal for students going to school or college.

What do you prefer: smoothies or boxes? Which recipes did you try and how was your experience? Tell us in the comments section below!