Baked oatmeal.
Baked oatmeal.

Breakfast in Office: Baked oatmeal and more

Eating healthy is neither boring nor troublesome. Use these quick recipes to power pack your breakfast for office

Baked oatmeal

Method

Take heavy-bottom pan, heat 100ml milk and add 50g oats to it and stir till thick. Add a handful of nuts and 1tsp brown sugar and stir till semi dry. Place it in the preheated oven at 180 degrees for 5 min. Serve hot with fresh fruits.

Pankaj Jha, senior executive sous chef, The Suryaa Hotel

Goodness factor

Granola oats deliver fibre and iron, while nuts and seeds add heart-healthy unsaturated fats and some protein. This dish keeps the stomach full for long.

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Mushroom on toast
Mushroom on toast

Mushroom on toast

Method

Cook 50g mushrooms in some butter till lightly browned. Stir in 10ml of low-fat cream and boil until sauce starts to thicken. Add thyme, pepper dices and chopped parsley. Place on toasted bread and garnish.

Pankaj Jha, Senior Executive Sous Chef, The Suryaa Hotel

Goodness factor

This delicious combination delivers carbohydrates and also boosts bone mineral density and also helps maintain healthy digestion.

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Multigrain spinach and coriander pancake.
Multigrain spinach and coriander pancake.

Multigrain spinach and coriander pancake

Method

Mix 50g wheat flour with a pinch of baking powder. Whisk in 1 egg, 2 tbsp milk and 1/2 tsp olive oil to form a smooth batter. Add 50g shredded spinach, chopped coriander, one finely sliced spring onion and 2 chopped green chili and salt to taste. Form pancakes on a pan and fry from both sides.

Pankaj Jha, Senior Executive Sous Chef, The Suryaa Hotel

Goodness factor

This is full of fiber and benefits of spinach, spring onion and coriander.

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Home Made Granola Bar
Home Made Granola Bar

Home Made Granola Bar

Method

Mix 100g oats, 50g almonds, 50g cashews, 20g walnuts, 20g pistachio, 50g shredded coconut, 20g raisins, 20g dried apricots, 20g melon seeds, 30g honey, 5 ml vanilla essence and 40g brown sugar. Bake at 120 degree celsius for an hour. After it cools, demold and cut into a small pieces.

Pankaj Jha, Senior Executive Sous Chef, The Suryaa Hotel

Goodness factor

This is a power packed, easy to carry and eat breakfast.

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Oats with figs and almonds.
Oats with figs and almonds.

Oats with figs and almonds

Method

Soak 25g oats, 10g figs and 10g almonds in 1tbsp apple juice overnight. Put in a bowl, along with a pinch of salt. Add 100ml milk to cook. Sprinkle with berries and nuts and add a dollop of yoghurt (2tbsp) and a drizzle of honey.

Pankaj Jha, senior executive sous chef, The Suryaa Hotel

The goodness factor

This meal has toasted whole oats, nuts and fruit, which reduces hunger. Almonds and berries are also good antioxidants.

Kavita Devgan

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