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4/13/2012 1:25:02 AM

*I LOVE cooked Oats~steamed & mashed Green Apples~Cinnamon & Skim Milk*
11/7/2011 11:18:57 PM

FCARRICH's SparkPage
great ideas from all! Try single serve Okios greek FF yogurt w/ fruit on the bottom, 100% whole wheat toast, 1 tbs smart balance butter, 10-12 almonds. Powerful punch to start the day on the run.
More power for the day!
10/11/2011 10:54:23 PM

HAYKRE121's SparkPage
I love oatmeal!
1/2 cup of oldfashion oats
1 cup of Light Vanilla soy Milk
1/4 tsp Vanilla
1 Small Banana

1/2 cup oldfashion oats
1 cup of water
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/2 tbsp peanut butter
1 Banana
8/20/2011 11:44:57 AM

BAMAGIRL130's SparkPage
I toast a Thomas' English Muffin - 100 calorie kind, spread peanut or almond butter on it, and and slice 1/2 banana, yum!!! - Thanks to everyone for all of the yummy and healthy breakfast ideas!!!
2/17/2011 11:03:48 AM

JOYCEATH50's SparkPage
We enjoy Thomas cinnamon raisin english muffin with one tablespoon of whipped philly cream cheese and small banana. It comes out to 274 calories. Sometimes I replace the banana with a cup of milk. :)
12/10/2010 6:27:59 PM

Quinoa is also a good substitute for oatmeal-- and tons of protein, too! I like to mix in berries, nuts, and give it a splash of soymilk. Sometimes I'll have it with agave nectar and spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom), that's good too!
11/29/2010 9:27:52 PM

Oh, I forgot -- beat up one egg with some leftover rice. Add mixed veggies, cook in nonstick skillet.
11/29/2010 9:26:32 PM

2 eggs, a pinch of real bacon bits, a tablespoon of shred cheese -- beat well, microwave 1 1/2 minutes, stir, microwave 1 minute, done. Eat with toast, bagel, tortilla, whatever.

I refuse to use any artificial sweeteners (=Frankenfood) of any kind, so I use a SMALL amount of honey, molasses, or brown sugar if I make oatmeal or Malt o Meal--just enough to taste.

11/9/2010 10:14:53 AM

Should have been an option that said "I grab a healthy breakfast". I eat breakfast every day but don't have time every morning to cook. Sometimes I will cook a breakfast casserole (the night before) and eat on it for several days and other times, I will grab a yogurt and fruit or make a protein smoothie.
10/11/2010 5:09:30 PM

Serving size for the Now Whey Protein shake in the afoementioned post from me is the recommended 2 scoops, as suggested on the label. The entire shake or smoothie with everything added is about 370 calories and 2 grams fat with a whopping 54 grams of protein. Now's Whey powder is the best tasting (not overly sweet) plus most nutritious I've found and can be ordered through
10/11/2010 4:49:04 PM

I enjoy the following protein smoothie most mornings. Otherwise, if I have time, I'll make a light version of French Toast (sub OJ for milk and add organic vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon to the egg mixture - sometimes I leave out the yolk ,but, the yolk is good for you!) The Whey smoothie keeps hunger at bay longer than most breakfast foods.
The smoothie recipe is: Now Whey Protein Isolate Powder in Vanilla, add .50 small banana, .25 Tbsp sun-dried goji berries, .25 Tbsp flaxseeds, .50 Tbsp organic vanilla, .50 Tbsp Raw Agave, 1 tsp nutmeg, 1 tsp McCormick Roasted Saigon Cinnamon.
10/9/2010 4:47:59 PM

CAROLJ35's SparkPage
My favorite would be Steel Cut Oats made in a small crockpot overnight with 1 Tbsp. chopped pecans and 1/;2 cup vanilla soymilk.
(The SP recipe contains milk, little brown sugar, raisins and stick cinnamon.)
And I do love breakfast!
4/7/2010 9:46:57 PM

On days that I am working, I take either a cereal bar (Aldi's Fruit and Grain Cereal Bars come in a variety of flavors - 140 cal or Aldi's Light and Crispy Vitality Bars - 90 cals) or dry cereal in a baggie with a piece of fruit. I eat a piece of fruit every day on the way to work no matter what. I also drink a bottle of water. I stay in the range of 200-300 calories because I know I'm going to be on a more regular schedule.

On days that I am home (weekend, vacation), I eat a larger breakfast: turkey bacon, a bagel w/ cream cheese or french toast sticks, and rice and juice.
4/7/2010 3:44:03 PM

I definitely need the fuel of a breakfast each day... and always find variety with cereal, eggs, fruit, milk etc...but a tip I'd like to suggest is the vegetarian sausage patties by Morning Star. I am not vegetarian, but this is a healthy alternative to pork sausage, plus I really like the taste! Takes about one minute in the microwave and it's ready! Anyone who has experienced health concerns with cholestrol, should give this a taste-test.
1/30/2010 8:10:11 PM

I love high double fiber whole wheat muffin and a tablespoon of peanut butter with 4 prunes cut up on top. I'm good to go until lunch

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