Protein (contained in dairy products, eggs, beans, soy or low fat meat) can support you to stay healthy, slim and energised – especially during Ramadan. Eating a nutritious, protein-packed Suhoor gives you the energy you need to start your day right, and adding extra protein will help you feel full longer. Here are some ideas to make your favourite Suhoor meals more nutritious and filling.

Eggs

Rich in protein, eggs are a versatile ingredient for cooking. Whether you like your eggs scrambled, boiled, poached or fried, they are never boring. Garnish your egg with chopped chives.

Smoothies

With the right ingredients, smoothies are a delicious, easy-to-prepare way to power up your day. Start with milk for protein, add vitamin-rich fruit and vegetables at a whim and shake up your energy cocktail. If necessary, use honey as a sweetener.

Wraps

Wraps are true quick-change artists – fill them with ingredients of your choice. Use nut butter as a base, add bananas and berries and refine with cinnamon. Salty alternative: Fill with scrambled eggs, spinach, feta cheese and vegetables of your choice.

Pancakes

Upgrade the breakfast classic with some extra protein for Suhoor. With the basic formula of a 40g mixture of oats and flour, 50ml Bonny Evaporated Milk, 50ml sparkling water, 2 eggs and 4 egg whites, you are always heading in the right direction. If you like it more pungent, you can add more oats. Serve with fruit of your choice.

Muffins

High-protein banana muffins are a healthy alternative for those who have a sweet tooth and can easily be prepared ahead. Mix 2 bananas with 200g oats, a handful of chopped walnuts, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 3 eggs and 150ml Bonny Evaporated Milk and add 100ml sparkling water. Bake for about 20 minutes at 180°C.

 
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