Strawberry Shake with Sabja Seeds

Another breakfast drink from my kitchen 😀 . This time the main ingredients are strawberries and sabja seeds or falooda or basil seeds.

It’s strawberry season now and one can spot these beauties at fruit counters in super markets. Sabja seed or falooda is said to have lots of health benefits. It aids in digestion, helps in cooling body heat, relieves stress.. to name a few.

Read on for the extremely easy method of preparation below.

Ingredients:

  1. Strawberry – 200 grams
  2. Fresh cream – 20 grams
  3. Sabja seeds – 3 tsp
  4. Date syrup – 1 tbsp (adjust to taste)
  5. Protein powder – 2 tsp
  6. Water – 1 cup

Method of Preparation:

  1. Soak sabja seeds in 2 tbsp of water overnight. Those will swell up after coming in contact with water.
  2. Wash and cut strawberries into half.
  3. Put cut strawberries along with other ingredients (except soaked sabja seeds) in blender and blend well.
  4. In the serving glass, add half of the soaked and swollen sabja seeds and add the strawberry shake on top of it slowly.
  5. Our beautiful and delicious breakfast drink is ready to be enjoyed.

Choco Almond Milk

Here is another breakfast drink from my counter. Choco almond milk is delicious when served chilled. It can be considered low carb or keto friendly as well.

A small glass of this drink is best to be taken along with other breakfast items.

Read on for the recipe. It’s quite simple and easy to prepare.

Here the ingredients mentioned make two small glasses of choco almond milk.

Ingredients:

  1. Chilled almond milk – 2 cups
  2. Sweetener – as per taste
  3. Unsweetened cocoa powder – 1/2 tbsp
  4. Fresh cream – 30 grams
  5. Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp

Method of Preparation:

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender and blend for for 15 to 20 seconds.
  2. Choco almond milk is ready. Pour into glasses and enjoy.
  3. Add ice cubes if required.

Apple,Kiwi and Banana Smoothie

Here is another breakfast smoothie from my kitchen. This time it’s all about fruits.

Some other smoothies from my counter.

  1. Smoothie that’s rich in protein
  2.  Oats-Banana smoothie

 

Read on for the apple, kiwi and banana smoothie.

Ingredients:

  1. Apple – 1
  2. Kiwi – 1
  3. Banana – 1
  4. Milk – 1 cup
  5. Honey (optional) – as per taste

Method of Preparation:

  1. Peel and cut the fruits.
  2. Put in blender along with milk and honey. I used the fruits straight out of refrigerator. So, did not use any ice. WaterMark_2017-11-02-17-31-40.jpg
  3. Blend everything together and pour into a smoothie jar. Serve chilled.  WaterMark_2017-11-02-17-32-08.jpg

Protein Rich Smoothie

Most of the times I love to have different kinds of healthy smoothies as my breakfast as that saves me the cooking time. Lazy me 🙂 . But yes, I do utilize that saved time in preparing lunch.. fair enough I guess 😉

This smoothie in context is rich in protein and packed with nutrients. Also it keeps one full for longer. I usually have this smoothie around 9.50-10.00 AM and do not feel hungry till around 2.00 PM. In a nutshell, it keeps me sane at work 🙂

Read on further for the recipe. You may play with the ingredients as per your convenience. You may like to check here for another healthy smoothie recipe.

Ingredients:

  1. Apple (chopped) – Half of an apple (adjust as per your carbohydrate intake)
  2. Roasted rolled oats (optional) – 1 tbsp (adjust as per carb)
  3. Almonds – 8
  4. Whey protein powder (I have taken chocolate flavour) – 1 scoop
  5. My protein powder (optional) (alternatively you can add varieties of seed mix used in this recipe) – 2 tsp
  6. Fresh Cream – 10 grams
  7. Chilled water – 1 cup
  8. Ice cubes – 2
  9. Cinnamon powder – 1/3 tsp

Method of Preparation:

  1. Put all the ingredients except cinnamon powder in the blender and blend well. Adjust water quantity as per desired consistency.
  2. Smoothie is ready. Take it out in a serving glass and sprinkle cinnamon powder on top.
  3. Enjoy the protein rich drink and stay full for long.

Oats and Banana Smoothie

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But in our busy lives we tend to ignore breakfast most of the times in a hurry. 

What if we have some recipes those can be prepared in a jiffy without much hussle and that way we will get our much needed energy punch to sustain throughout the day. 

This oats and banana smoothie is one of such breakfast items which has the much needed nutrients in order to kickstart our day.

Read on to know the ingredients for this power packed smoothie.

Ingredients:

  1. Lightly roasted oats – 2 tbsp
  2. Banana – 1
  3. Almonds – 8 to 10
  4. Flax seeds – 2 tsp
  5. Milk – 1.5 cup
  6. Honey (optional) – 1 tbsp
  7. Pinch of cinnamon powder

Method of preparation:

  1. Blend all the ingredients together in a juicer grinder. 
  2. Pour in a glass.
  3. Sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon powder on top.
  4. Enjoy.