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Set the day’s tone by choosing from the best of the breakfast world. These ideas would also make great snack, lunch or dinners!
How about a breakfast salad? Yes, really! Give it a try! This article has some great ones like Berry Quinoa Breakfast Salad, Pomegranate Breakfast Salad or Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Arugula Salad.
Oatmeal with Fresh fruit: strawberries, bananas, peaches, pears, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries; Dried fruit: apricots, prunes, blueberries. cranberries, raisins, cherries; Frozen fruit: cherries, blueberries, strawberries; Nuts or seeds: Almonds, pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, flaxmeal or flaxseeds, almond butter or peanut butter; Sweetener: berry jam, brown sugar, real maple syrup, honey; Spice: Ceylon Cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, vanilla; Milk: Milk, almond milk, Ripple Pea Milk.
Breakfast Soup, try it! You might like it. Warm and satisfying.
Whole-grain, low-sugar cereal with fruit and nonfat milk.
Chia pudding with yogurt and berries
Poached Eggs. This little gadget makes PERFECT poached eggs. Or cook them a bit longer than you would for poached and you get shell-less hard boiled eggs to take along for a quick on the go breakfast.
Make-Ahead Ham and Cheese Egg Squares I like making what people refer to as “egg bites” typically made in a muffin cup in a large pan and cutting into squares.
Here in this to-go breakfast I have 2 hardboiled eggs I made in the poached egg pan and raspberries.
My Favorite Method of Poaching or HardBoiling “no peel” eggs!
Make-your-own granola: Mix 3/4 cup bran flakes with 3 tablespoons raisins, 1/2 small banana and 2 teaspoons chopped walnuts or almonds; eat with 1 cup skim milk
3 egg white + 1 whole egg omelet with 1/2 cup chopped sautéed vegetables (use a non-stick skillet for the egg and vegetables); 1 slice whole wheat toast topped with 1 teaspoon tub margarine like Brummel and Brown or jam; 1 cup skim milk
1/4 melon with 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
Egg sandwich made with 2 slices whole wheat toast, 1 fried egg and 1 slice low-fat cheese, 1 sliced tomato; 1 banana
Easy Tortilla Egg Burrito Bowl that takes less than 5 minutes to make.
Scrambled Eggs with Spinach and Whole Wheat English Muffin and Brummel and Brown Spread.
Whole-grain toast or whole wheat English muffin with peanut butter and a peach
Scrambled eggs or egg whites with whole grain English muffin or whole-wheat pita or used in a Breakfast Quesadilla. For the quesadilla use reduced fat sharp or Mexican blend cheese and Mission Organic Whole Grain Tortillas and serve with black beans, salsa and avocado.
Fruit smoothie blended with whey protein, Ceylon Cinnamon, flaxseed meal and wheat germ
1/2 whole wheat English muffin topped with 1 ounce melted low-fat cheese and 1 ounce Canadian bacon; 1/2 grapefruit; 1 cup skim milk
1 oat bran frozen (or homemade!) waffle topped with 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese, 2 teaspoons maple syrup and 1/2 cup strawberries; 1 cup skim milk
Whole Grain Pancakes. Click here to learn how to make perfect fluffy pancakes!
Whole Grain toast spread with mashed avocado and a poached egg and tomato slice
1 homemade bran muffin
Hard Boiled Eggs, whites are best
Yogurt Fruit Parfait
Acai bowl with fruit
1 cup plain yogurt mixed with 1/2 cup berries and 2 Tbs low fat granola
Kodiak Cakes Whole Grain Pancakes
1 apple with 1 mozzarella string cheese stick
1 cup low-fat cottage cheese topped with 1/2 cup peaches canned in their own juice
1 cup tomato or vegetable juice (choose low-sodium to reduce salt intake), 4 whole wheat crackers, 1 ounce low-fat cheddar cheese
Smoothie made with 1/2 cup skim milk, 1 cup plain fat-free yogurt, 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen), 2 teaspoons wheat germ or flaxmeal, ceylon cinnamon and 1/2 cup orange juice.