Ramadan day is tight and we only have 2 meals and barely 1 snack a day. That’s why we want to make the best of what we eat and choose foods that will give us the nutrients we need to withstand fasting. For fasting, your body mainly needs 4 things to survive; hydration, healthy fullness, feeling light, and energy.
Here are 5 healthy recipes combinations for Suhoor that will give you those benefits:
Dates & Banana Smoothie
To protect your body from dehydration during the day, you don’t need to drink water only, but your nutrients should help also. This what will this smoothie makes as dates and bananas are very rich in potassium, which in turns hydrates the body. Besides, dates will give you energy as it contains glucose and fructose. Moreover, they will aid in digestion as they contain D-glucan.
Blend dates and bananas with low fat milk and low fat yogurt. You can pre-freeze the bananas so they give a chilling taste to the smoothie. Drink it on Suhoor.
We all know that eggs are a good choice for Suhoor as it’s rich in protein, so it will give us the energy needed for the next day. What about adding some mushrooms to the meal and having mushroom omelette. Mushrooms helps the body to feel full too. So this meal for Suhoor, you can guarantee no hunger!
A healthy complete meal for Suhoor! Although oats is a forgotten nutrient in Ramadan, has many benefits we really need during this month. Oats helps the body to feel full, keep good glucose levels, and prevents constipation which is a common problem in Ramadan.
Mix it with low fat milk or yogurt, banana slices, and walnuts. Give it some taste with a pinch of cinnamon. Banana will take care of hydration and walnuts will take care of high cholesterol.
Egyptian beans with tomatoes
Egyptian beans is a permanent visitor at all houses in Ramadan. Actually it’s a very good choice that will make you feel full. If you added some tomatoes, then you’re securing the hydration part.
A healthy smoothie for Suhoor
And again we’re always looking for Hydration! You can have this smoothie on Suhoor as it contains some watery fruits. Blend 1 cup of strawberries, 1 cup of pineapples, and 1 cup of mangoes with 1/4 cup of water, and ice cubes.