Healthy and quick breakfast options for college students

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and people know that, too. But, in today’s fast-paced world, where everybody is in hurry, this important meal of the day is often compromised with something fast but unhealthy.A healthy breakfast is very essential especially for college students as they have to concentrate on lectures and need energy for other campus activities. Experience best college life at RMIET, a reputed polytechnic diploma college in Saharanpur and build a better future for yourself. Let’s have a look at some of the healthy breakfast options that are easy-to-make as well as healthy on the go:

  • Peanut butter and banana toast

When we think about quick breakfast options, bread is something that comes first in our minds, but a common bread and jam toast won’t do much. Brown bread with peanut butter and banana is a quick and filling option for breakfast on the run.

The protein-rich peanut butter and potassium and fibre-rich bananas help making this breakfast a healthy and nutritious one. Spread some peanut butter on the two bread loafs, add some banana slices and toast them in a toaster. Just make sure that the peanut butter you’re using is unsweetened and natural.


  • Overnight Oats

Oats are a very healthy and fulfilling breakfast option not only for college students but office-goers as well. Many food bloggers around the world have been raving about overnight oats for years.

Oatmeal is not only delicious, but it’s also the first choice as a breakfast for its nutritional content and its affordable price, which fits well in a college budget. Do spare some time in the night and follow this easy recipe for a tasty treat:

  1. Combine equal parts of oats and milk (almond or soy milk if you’re vegan)
  2. Place in your fridge overnight so that the oats can absorb the milk overnight
  3. You may also add chia seeds or dried fruits or fruit toppings


  • Gram flour (Besan) chilla

This is not very common but a very good and vegetarian and vegan alternative to omelette. It involves a batter made with gram flour (Besan), water, onions and tomatoes.

Gram flour is rich in fibre, iron, potassium and protein, all of which makes it very nutritious and filling. Toppings with onions and tomatoes add extra flavour and goodness to this recipe. Just make a batter as mentioned-above. Take a non-stick pan and spread 3-4 tablespoons batter making a circle. Cook it by brushing some olive or mustard oil. Cook till it becomes light Brown on both sides and serve hot. Enjoy your healthy breakfast.

  • Poha

Poha is another healthy breakfast option which can made quickly. Poha or flattened rice is rice which is flattened into flat, light, dry flakes originating from the Indian subcontinent. Made with onions, potatoes and seasoning like chillies, lemon and curry leaves make up a tasty and easy meal of Poha, especially when you don’t feel like cooking.


Just follow these east steps:

  1. Heat oil in a pan
  2. Crackle the mustard seeds first
  3. Add onions and saute them till they become translucent
  4. Add curry leaves and green chilies
  5. Add the roasted peanuts and stir
  6. Add poha and stir
  7. Steam the poha for 2-3 minutes on a low flame and serve hot
  • Boiled lentils

Lentils are very rich source in protein and dietary fibre and are also very filling and nutritious. Moreover, they are quite affordable and readily available in every Indian kitchen.

Just soak a bowl of lentils or peas (Daal) of your choice overnight. Now, boil/cook it in a pressure cooker till 3-4 whistles. You may add tomatoes or other vegetable as a topping. Enjoy a healthy and nutritious bowl full of protein and goodness.


­With these easy-to-make, quick and nutritious options to choose from, you’ll never compromise on or skip the most important meal of the day. Since these recipes are easy and fun to prepare and light on a college budget, breakfast may just end up being your favourite meal. Experience best college life at RMIET, a reputed polytechnic diploma college in Saharanpur and build a better future for yourself.

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