Healthy Breakfast Ideas from Ayurved

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Getting up around 6 A.M….exercising….bathing …..and rushing to the office at 9 A.M. This is the routine of most of us. How a busy morning schedule we have? But, we often forget to do an important thing in the hurry (or lack of time). Think….think….what is it? Not getting anything? Okay, I will tell you. It’s breakfast! Some of you omit breakfast because you perceive that it will increase your weight. But, it’s completely incorrect notion. A healthy and nutritious breakfast acts as a fuel for our body.

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.– John Gunther

Ayurveda suggests you some ideas for your breakfast:

  • Chapatti with warm milk and raw honey.
  • Soak 4-5 almonds in water for the whole night. Eat in the morning followed by a glass of milk.
  • Cereals, like porridge (daliya).
  • Oatmeal with chopped almonds and raisins.
  • Apply little butter or ghee on dates and have it.
  • Fruits, like pear, apple, banana, etc. You can also have fruit juices in your breakfast.
  • Soak raisins and figs in water. Leave it overnight. Consume it in the morning.
  • Drink one glass of milk.

Breakfast for Tridosha

Skipping of breakfast may result in declination of kapha and increase of pitta and vata. Following are the breakfast suggestions for tridoshas:

Breakfast for Vata Dosha

Vata dosha people may consume the following in their breakfast:

  • Herbal tea
  • Warm milk
  • Hot cereals
  • Warm oatmeal
  • Fresh baked bread
  • Avoid coffee

Breakfast for Pitta Dosha

Given below is the list of breakfast items for pitta dosha:

  • Cinnamon toast
  • Fruits, like Indian gooseberry, mango, musk melon, custard apple, etc.
  • Fresh butter milk
  • Cold cereals
  • Apple juice
  • Avoid doughnuts, orange juice and coffee

Breakfast for Kapha Dosha

Breakfast for kapha dosha is as follows:

  • Hot ginger tea
  • Raw fruits, like apricot, black plum, papaya, guava, etc.
  • Boiled beans
  • Skimmed milk
  • Sprouts

Breakfast is an imperative meal of the day and provides you the right prop up for the day. So, don’t skip it!