3 breakfast ideas for better mornings

Breakfast, they say, is the most important meal of the day. But it is also the one often skipped due to lack of time to prepare a decent morning meal. When some busy people do eat breakfast, they usually grab quick but not-so-healthy options. 

Maya Kitchen shows it is possible to put together hot and healthy breakfast on the fly, with these three easy, good-for-the-body recipes. 

Champorado with Whole Rolled Oatmeal

3 breakfast ideas for better mornings

Cooking time: 20 mins. | Serves: 4-5


5 cups water

½ cup sugar

1 pack Maya Champorado Mix (113.5 grams)

½ cup whole rolled oatmeal


1. Boil water with sugar and one pack Maya Champorado Mix. Stir occasionally for 10 minutes or until rice is cooked.

2. Add whole rolled oatmeal and continue cooking for another 2 to 3 minutes, add more water if the champorado is too thick. 

3. Serve with milk as desired.

Healthy Breakfast Hotcakes with Fresh Fruits

3 breakfast ideas for better mornings

Cooking time: 20 mins. | Serves: 3-4


1 pc. medium-sized egg

2 tbsp. oil

¾ cup water

1 pack Maya Original Hotcake Mix, 250 grams

assorted fruits for toppings

maple syrup/honey


1. Beat egg slightly in a bowl, then add in water, oil and hotcake mix. Stir just until slightly lumpy (do not over-mix).

2. Pour 1/4 to 1/3 cup batter onto a pre-heated slightly greased pan or flat skillet. Cook until bubbly. Turn to cook the other side. 

3. Put assorted fruits on top of hotcakes and pour maple syrup/honey on top. Serve.

Beef Pastrami Benedict

3 breakfast ideas for better mornings

Cooking time: 30 mins.


3-4 pcs. ciabatta bread

8 slices pastrami

1 pc. egg, poached

olive oil, as needed

sliced cherry tomatoes, as needed

arugula leaves, as needed

prepared hollandaise sauce

For the hollandaise sauce

½ cup clarified butter

2 pcs. egg yolks

1 ½ tsp. water

1 ½ tsp. lemon juice

salt and white pepper to taste


Hollandaise sauce

1. Put the egg yolks and water in a bowl placed over a pot of simmering water. Make sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the simmering water.

2. Beat vigorously with a whisk until lemony in color. Remove bowl from the heat then slowly pour in the clarified butter while beating continuously and vigorously, until emulsified.

3. Season to taste with lemon juice, salt, and white pepper. Set aside.


1. Lay a piece of ciabatta bread on a plate. Drizzle olive oil on bread.

2. Arrange slices of pastrami, tomatoes, and arugula leaves on top of a slice of ciabatta. Place one poached egg on top then drizzle with prepared hollandaise sauce.

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Topics: Breakfast , Maya Kitchen , Maya Original Hotcake Mix , Maya Champorado Mix
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