Thermos SG March 7 Quick Breakfast Recipes for Busy Parents Hero


We know how important it is to have a wholesome breakfast. But finding the time and energy to cook a healthy, homemade meal in the morning is often easier said than done for busy parents. To help you along, we have 7 quick and nutritious breakfast recipes for the whole family that only take minutes to cook from scratch – and that’s without having to meal prep the night before!

  1. Baked Eggs in Avocado

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    The avocado craze is still going strong – and not without reason. The luscious fruit offers a great nutritional boost with high levels of Vitamin K, potassium, and healthy fats. This easy recipe takes only as long as the egg cooks and can be dressed up with any topping of your choice.

    Find the recipe here. 

  1. Classic Omelette

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    The humble egg is a classic breakfast staple that is extremely versatile. Having it as an omelette is a great way to add greens, meats, and dairy to the dish for a wholesome meal. It’s also a delicious way to use up leftovers in the fridge.

    Find the recipe here.

  1. Smoked Salmon Egg Drop Rice Vermicelli

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    For many Asian households, breakfast come in the form of soup noodles. Not only is it a light and healthy meal, it also helps to warm up the mind and body. This recipe is perfect for busy parents who eat at their desks as the dish cooks in the Thermos® Food Jar while they commute.

    Find the recipe here.

  1. Vegetables Soup Rice

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    For those who prefer rice to noodles, this recipe is a great alternative to silky congee. The dish is chock-full of healthy veggies as well as a good portion of protein. With some simple math, you can easily prepare a larger portion in a Thermos® Shuttle Chef® or your family.

    Find the recipe here. For Shuttle Chef®, heat the inner pot over the stove until the contents start to boil, then transfer to the outer pot and let sit for around 30 minutes.

  2. Blueberry Banana Greek Yoghurt Pancakes

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    The delightfully creamy batter – thanks to the yoghurt – is done entirely in a blender, so there’s minimal labour and washing required. The addition of antioxidant-rich blueberries and potassium-packed bananas offer a great healthy start to the day.

    Find the recipe here.

  3. Granola and Fruit Parfait

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    For this chilled breakfast treat, you get vitamins from the fruits, fibre from the granola, and digestion-aiding probiotics from the yoghurt. For an even healthier option, use homemade granola – which can be a weekend project to get your children involved in the kitchen!

    Find the recipe here.

  1. Mango Banana Smoothie

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    Even if you’re anticipating an early lunch, you shouldn’t skip breakfast. Instead, have something light and easy to digest, like a fruit smoothie. Store it in a Thermos® One-Push Tumbler to keep it ice-cold for up to an hour. Feel free to add a spoonful of superfoods like chia seeds or maca powder for a nutritious boost.

    Find the recipe here.

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