How to Make Healthy Iftar Choices This Ramadan

Ramadan is a time for reflection and spiritual growth. It is also a time for indulgence and celebration! With so many delicious foods available, it can be hard to make healthy choices during Iftar. However, with a little bit of planning you can have a nutritious and satisfying Iftar meal. Let’s discuss some healthy Iftar options that are sure to please your palate!

Soup or salad

One of the best ways to make sure you are getting all the nutrients your body needs is to start your Iftar with a soup or salad. This will help you fill up on healthy fruits and vegetables before indulging in heavier fare. Fruits such as dates are also a great way to break your fast and re-energize your body after a long day of fasting. You can also add some lean protein to your soup or salad to help you feel fuller longer and help keep your energy levels up.


Fruits and vegetables

Another great way to make sure you are getting enough nutrients is to include a variety of colors on your Iftar plate. Try to include at least one dark green and one bright red or orange fruit or vegetable. Fruits and vegetables of different colors contain different nutrients, so by including a variety on your plate, you are sure to get a good good mix of vitamins, vitamins and minerals.. 


Fresh juices and milkshakes

After a long day of fasting, your body is probably craving something sweet. While it’s important to limit sugary drinks, fresh juices and milkshakes can be a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth while getting some additional nutrients. Just be sure to watch the portion size and make sure the juices and milkshakes are made with fresh fruits and vegetables rather than processed sugars.


Minced Chicken Rolls Wrapped In Spinach Leaves

A healthy and delicious  way to break your fast, these minced chicken rolls are wrapped in spinach leaves and served with a side of yogurt. Marinate the chicken ahead of time for best results. Then wrap the mix in spinach leaves and steam it until cooked.


A cup of yogurt

This powerhouse of calcium and protein is the perfect accompaniment to your Iftar meal. Not only is it delicious, but it will also help you stay full and satisfied until Suhoor.


Water, water, water!

Finally, don’t forget to drink plenty of water throughout your Iftar meal. It is important to stay hydrated, especially during the hot summer months. Drinking water will also help you feel fuller and help prevent overeating. So make sure to have a glass of water handy during your Iftar feast!

By following these simple tips, you can make sure your Iftar meal is nutritious and satisfying. And with a little planning ahead, you can make healthy choices that will help you maintain your energy and focus during the long days of Ramadan.

So there you have it, a few healthy and delicious ideas to help you make the most of your Iftar menu


What are some of your favorite healthy foods? Let us know so we can add them to our Iftar menu for the next year!