A wholesome protein-rich breakfast has time and again proved to be extremely beneficial for our health. Breakfast is the very first meal of your day and skipping it may lead us starving until the next meal. Not only a wholesome breakfast fills us after an overnight haul but also kick starts our metabolism. And we know how time crunch in the morning often make us want to skip the meal, but there are many breakfast options that are quick, easy and nutritious that one can try.
Breads, for instance, are a quintessential breakfast item across the world. From white to brown and to multigrain, breads come with a wide variety catering almost all sorts of diet plans. One can pair these breads with butter and eggs or make mouth-watering sandwiches with them too. Certain breads are slightly sweet and are a delight to pair with a cup of tea. Banana bread is one such that went viral during the lockdown, impressing netizens for being extremely simple and delicious. What if we say you could make it a nutritious, high-protein one for a wholesome morning meal too?
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This recipe of banana bread uses whole wheat flour as a healthier alternative to regular flour along with protein-rich oatmeal, dark brown sugar instead of refined one with ripe bananas, egg, a little bit of vanilla essence, salt and baking powder. All of these ingredients are simply mixed into a thick batter and baked in olive oil. A generous garnishing of nuts lends a crunchy texture to the guilt-free bread. With protein-rich oatmeal and bananas and absence of fatty oil and refines sugar, this bread may also felicitate weight loss.
This simple high-protein bread is ideal for busy mornings when you can make the batter night before and let it bake in the morning while you get ready for work. Or make a big loaf over the weekend and enjoy for the next 2-3 days! A sweet-nutty delight, you can enjoy banana oat bread as is with your morning cup of tea or coffee. You can pack it in and also munch as a mid-day snack at work.
Try it at home and share your experience with us in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.