There is nothing better than waking up on break and eat something light to help us start the day with right foot. Especially after we have decided to lose weight and feel light all day. Especially now that the holidays are coming up. Holy Week and we all want to look incredibly good, basically because it’s time to wear that swimsuit for the first time in this little respite that this pandemic is giving us, after 2 years.
Yes, everything may be complicated at the beginning, because perhaps we are not very accustomed to eat lightbut once you start to grab love for the different kind of foodthe truth is that you even feel proud of yourself, because you no longer want that tamale cake or the tacosbut that light breakfast that gave you so much energy and that also brings you closer to your goalbecause it allows you to eat healthy.
One of the foods that we can like more practically at any time of the day. It is certainly the vegetables. Yes, the one they always recommend in diets. For this reason, today we decided to share with you a rich and nutritious recipe to steam, accompany it with cottage cheese and make it part of your breakfast as many days as you choose. You may not feel like it at first, but we assure you that after trying this, you will not want to have anything else for breakfast.
What goes into a healthy breakfast?
According to experts, a healthy breakfast should contain carbohydrates, which you can find in the pan, cereals OR biscuits; proteins that you can find in dairy products, lean meats and seeds, as well as vitamins and minerals, which are mostly housed in fruits and vegetables. When your first meal contains all of this, chances are your metabolism will thank you, especially after 6-8 hours of sleep.
The first meal is the most important of the day, because it is the one that breaks the fast from the night before and by eating it, you guarantee enough energy to perform throughout the day. Therefore, steamed vegetables with cottage cheese is a great option for breakfast, since it contains almost all the requirements, such as vitamins A,C,K,E and even group B, along with minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc and ironthat cauliflower, broccoli and even chayote provide us and by the way, help several processes in your body.
As for carbohydrates, which are the only nutrient that would be missing, well, you can accompany the dish with whole wheat bread, whether toasted or not, but we assure you that it combines very well with cottage cheese, which is less greasy, and with vegetables. In addition, it contributes to the pump of fiber that the vegetables in the recipe can give you. So now that you know all the benefits of these foods, let’s get to work!
- 1/2 chayote
- 1/2 carrot
- 20 grams green beans
- 20 grams of broccoli
- 20 grams of cauliflower
- 1/4 cottage cheese
- Wholemeal bread (optional)
How do you prepare?
- In a pot with half the water, place your vegetable steamer tray with them already washed inside so that they cook in a bain-marie. (If it is retractable, please close the flower so that the heat permeates).
- Let cook about 15 minutes and after the time, remove.
- In an extended dish, put the cottage cheese in the center and serve the vegetables around it. You can accompany with wholemeal bread