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24 Filling Meals To Eat At Suhoor To Stay Energized

Healthy, nutrient-dense meals that will help keep you energized and hydrated throughout the day.

If you celebrate Ramadan, you know that when you can't eat or drink from sunup to sundown, it's hard to find convenient, healthy breakfast foods that will actually keep you full throughout the day.

And btw, here are a few extra things to keep in mind when eating and planning your meals during Ramadan:

* Make sure you drink two cups of water with suhoor. Zibdeh says most people complain about being dehydrated during Ramadan —  as opposed to being hungry — and that keeping hydrated while fasting is incredibly important, especially in the summer.

* If you have a hard time staying full during Ramadan, she recommends eating more protein (beans, eggs, Greek yogurt) and healthy fats (avocado, peanut butter, nuts) with your meals. You're going to be hungry after six hours no matter what you eat, but protein- and fat-filled foods will keep you full and energized longer.

* Try not to overeat at iftar so that you're actually hungry at suhoor and are able to eat a full meal before you start fasting.

If you want to see what Zibdeh eats on a typical day during Ramadan, check out this rundown she provided (with recipes!).

1. Power Greens Breakfast Casserole with Feta and Mozzarella

2. Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

3. Bananarama Smoothie

4. Quinoa Breakfast Bars

5. Cheesy Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal With Avocado & Fried Eggs

6. Blueberry Peach Quinoa Oatmeal Muffins

7. Baked Eggs in Garlicky Collard Greens and Sweet Potatoes

8. Watermelon and Cottage Cheese Parfait

9. Lentil + Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

10. Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Avocado Breakfast Burritos

11. Breakfast Egg Muffins With Mushrooms and Spinach

12. 5-Minute Spiced Quinoa Coconut Porridge

13. Protein-packed PB&J Smoothie

14. Avocado Toast With Eggs, Spinach, and Tomatoes

15. Ultimate Vegan Breakfast Burrito

16. Make-Ahead Sweet Potato and Sage Egg Bake

17. Strawberry Infused Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

18. Kale Lentil Breakfast Bowl

19. Quinoa Stuffed Peppers With Vegan Jalapeño Cream Sauce

20. Shake and Go Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

21. Breakfast Burritos With Zucchini and Lentils

22. Poached Eggs With Tomato, Swiss Chard, and Chickpeas

23. Chocolate Chunk Protein Shake

24. Spinach and Mushroom Egg White Frittata

And remember, make sure you're drinking two cups of water at suhoor!

This post is part of a series organized by BuzzFeed podcast See Something Say Something celebrating Ramadan with podcast episodes, posts, videos, and essays.