Sick of the same old thing for breakfast? When you are following a psoriasis friendly diet it is easy to feel like you are stuck in a rut with your food. With so many fantastic recipe sites online these days there is no excuse not to inject some variety into your psoriasis diet whilst still avoiding the foods that can cause flare-ups.
Here a just a few ideas to get you started…
Raw Cacao Banana smoothie – ready in a minute
A quick and easy smoothie for people on the go. This smoothie works best if you can have some frozen bananas all ready to go in the freezer.
Add one frozen banana, 1-2 tablespoons of Raw Cacao (according to taste)
250 ml almond or rice milk.
Use a stick or bench blender to blend and it’s ready to go.
Added extras can be a tablespoon of natural, unsweetened peanut butter or coconut oil. Sprinkle with chia seeds or grated dark chocolate
Polenta porridge – ready in 5 minutes
500ml milk of your choice ie; almond, rice milk, light coconut milk
125g instant polenta
Bring milk to boil, add in polenta, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Optional to sweeten with honey or maple syrup.
Add fresh fruit or stewed apples and cinnamon
Mini Spinach & Ricotta Quiches – ready in 30 minutes
Make these on a Sunday so you have some quick on the go breakfast options during the week.
You will need a muffin tray for this recipe – makes 10 muffins
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 cup spinach, chopped
1 cup skim ricotta
Optional add-ins – mushroom or spring onion
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 160 C (fan forced) or 180 C (no fan force). Spray 12-count muffin pan with olive oil. In large bowl, whisk eggs and stir in ricotta cheese until combined. Add chopped spinach and other optional vegetables and stir until mixed. Pour quiche mixture evenly into 10 muffin cups. Bake 25-28 minutes until cooked through and beginning to turn golden on top.
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