I know I've posted a lot of yummy breakfast dishes over the past several years. Sinful ones, and healthier ones. But those sinful breakfasts are usually saved for special occasions or a nice weekend meal.
So what do you eat every day? Me? I'm always on the run getting ready for work and usually end up taking breakfast to work. A grab and go breakfast is perfect for me, and I bet a lot of you too!
So I was browsing recipes on the internet and came across this wonderful formula for making a balanced breakfast. Easy to put together and even easier to take along with you. How perfect is that?
I thought this was a perfect post for today since I'm running out the door and don't have time for much of a breakfast myself. So my breakfast of today consists of:
Whole grain toast
2 T low sugar blackberry jam
Smoothie (recipe coming soon!)
When compiling your first meal of the day, remember this simple formula:
Whole grain + dairy/protein + fruit = healthy breakfast
Here are 6 healthy breakfast ideas. All low in calories, carbs, and a good source of fiber, protein, and vitamins.
Healthy Breakfast #1: Sausage and Cheese English MuffinWhole Grain:
--Whole wheat English muffin
--1 teaspoon light vegetable oil spread
--Morningstar Farms Original vegetable sausage patty
--3/4 ounce reduced-fat cheese
--3/4 cup blueberries
Healthy Breakfast #2: Cereal and Milk
--1 cup Kashi GoLean cereal
--3/4 cup fat-free milk
--1/2 cup strawberries, sliced
Healthy Breakfast #3: Blueberry Muffin
--Fiber One frozen blueberry muffin, thawed
--1 cup cantaloupe cubes
Healthy Breakfast #4: Apple and CheeseWhole Grain:
--Amy's Apple Toaster Pop, toasted
--Light string-cheese stick
Healthy Breakfast #5: Bagel with Peanut ButterWhole Grain:
--Thomas' 100% Whole Wheat Mini Bagel
--1 tablespoon Smucker's Natural Creamy Peanut Butter
--1 large orange
Healthy Breakfast #6: Cinnamon Swirl Bread and SpreadWhole Grain:
--2 slices Pepperidge Farm 100% Whole Wheat Cinnamon with Raisins Swirl Bread, toasted
--2 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese
--1 teaspoon honey
Here's to a healthier breakfast, and one's that grab 'n go!!!
Pictures and recipes courtesy of DiabeticLivingOnline.com