Do you want to make a very nutritious breakfast? We discover 3 recipes with delicious yogurt, with honey, muesli, fresh fruit or fresh fruits ideal to start the day with energy.
Yogurt is one of those foods that are as delicious as they are nutritious, which can be part of a varied, balanced and healthy diet, thanks above all to its different nutritional qualities and ultimately to the wide variety of benefits it provides us. As you surely know, yogurt is a food that is obtained from the fermentation of milk by specific microorganisms (lactobacillus bulgaricus and streptococcus thermopiles), which result in the obtaining of a liquid, thick and pasty product, with a sour taste and white or slightly yellowish.
It is a food that can be eaten alone or accompanied, although it is true that due to its sour taste there are actually few people who prefer to take it alone and without sweetening, being much more common to opt for honey or brown sugar as more natural sweeteners, and accompany it with other equally nutritious foods such as whole grains, fresh fruit or nuts.
Precisely because of the different nutritional qualities that yogurt provides, and which we will get to know in the next section, we find ourselves before a very interesting natural product for breakfast, especially if we combine it with other natural foods in order to further enrich our dish. And it is that starting from the basis of enjoying an exquisite nutritious breakfast, what better than opting for a yogurt as a base food?
The nutritional benefits of yogurt
The truth is that yogurt is a food very rich in essential nutrients as well as in beneficial bacteria for our digestive system and for our own intestinal flora, so it can become an excellent nutritious option either as a dessert, as a snack or as a snack. Breakfast.
In fact, a 100-gram natural yogurt provides vitamin A and B vitamins (especially folic acid, niacin and B12, 180 mg of calcium, 240 mg of potassium and 17 mg of magnesium, in addition to other minerals such as zinc or iodine. On the other hand, its caloric content is relatively low, which is why it is an excellent option for weight loss diets, given that a 250 ml serving only provides 150 calories.
3 delicious and nutritious recipes to eat yogurt for breakfast
If I were to ask you about a very digestive dessert in which yogurt is combined with a tropical fruit, it is quite possible that one of the first that comes to mind is yogurt with papaya. But did you know that it is also possible to combine yogurt with other fruits or natural foods to prepare a breakfast that is as healthy as it is nutritious? We propose 3 wonderful and exquisite recipes.
Yogurt with muesli
Muesli is considered one of the most complete foods that exist, since it consists of a mixture of oats and rye, fruits, wheat germ and nuts. For this reason, when we combine it with yogurt, we find ourselves before a nutritious and extremely complete dish.
Starting from our recipe for apple and seed muesli (in which you will find foods as healthy as oat flakes, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, millet flakes, dried apples and dried dates), you only have to put in a bowl a lightly beaten natural yoghurt and add this muesli on top. If you wish, you can sweeten it with a little jam (the one you like the most), honey, brown sugar or panela.
Yogurt with strawberries, prunes and raisins
If you usually suffer from constipation, and you need to improve your intestinal transit, you will surely know that both prunes and raisins are two essential foods in the prevention and treatment of constipation, since they are extremely rich in fiber. That is why they combine so well with yogurt. And to this breakfast we will also add natural strawberries.
A useful option when making a yogurt with benefits against constipation, which is also ideal for breakfast due to its richness in fiber and its incredible nutritional qualities, is to put your favorite natural yogurt in a bowl and cut a handful into small pieces. of prunes and a handful of raisins, then pouring them over the yogurt. To finish, wash a handful of strawberries well, cut them in half and pour them on top of the yogurt.
Yogurt with nuts and honey
For those mornings when you don’t have enough time, a delicious and excellent option to continue enjoying your favorite yogurt while giving it many more nutritional benefits is to add quality honey, which will help you sweeten it and will turn it into a delicious dessert made in just a few minutes.
To prepare it, you just need to pour your favorite natural yogurt into a bowl and add a little honey on top. If you want you can stir it a little, or if not just start drinking it like this. Now just sprinkle a handful of walnuts on top. Simply delicious!
If in addition to these delicious recipes you dare to prepare your own homemade yogurt, we encourage you to read our article on how to make yogurt. And if you follow a vegan diet or just don’t eat animal products, you can also make a wonderful vegan yogurt.