Recipes & Dieting Tips: Breakfast Alternatives
Among the most important component to a successful diet is eating a healthy breakfast. Below are some helpful breakfast options to keep you trim:
1 Egg white omelet with onions, spinach, and/or mushrooms or 3 hard boiled eggs (no yolk);
2 Sliced Turkey/smoked Turkey or sliced Lox/Nova;
*3 1 slice of whole wheat light (40 calorie) toast with low fat cottage cheese and slice of tomato. Squeeze of lemon juice or sprinkle of Mrs. Dash or salt/pepper.
4 Can of Tuna, Sardines, or Salmon (in water, or drain the oil);
5 1/4 of cantaloupe, 1/2 grapefruit, or 4-6 strawberries (consider with low fat cottage cheese);
6 Low Fat/Calorie Yogurt
- Dannon Light & Fit Carb & Sugar Control (40 calories)
- Fage Greek Yogurt ( 0% Fat ) 6 ounce size
- Activia Light (70 calories)
- Plain/unflavored Yogurt - add your own Splenda and cinnamon
7 Protein Shake
Not all protein shakes are meant for weight loss. Our office has great specialized Protein Shakes intended for weight loss that have twice the grams of protein to carbohydrates and are only 90-100 calories each. Choose from Chocolate, Strawberry, or Vanilla. Ask us about it on your next visit.
8 Not as ideal: measured cup of non-sweetened cereal with a splash of skim milk:
- Fiber 1, All Bran Extra fiber, Kashi.
Remember, if you eat a slice of bread or cup of cereal in the morning, then you should avoid eating other forms of bread the remainder of that day. If using bread, then use LIGHT Whole Wheat bread (40 calories).