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What do you eat for breakfast?

Need breakfast ideas... wondering what everyone eats. :)

Fri. Aug 4, 11:11am

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Usually fiber-rich cereal, but sometimes a PBJ hits the spot.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:15 AM

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I like to mix it up: 1/2 a whole wheat bagel and LF yogurt, 7 grain english muffins, cereal, oatmeal, fruit, protien shakes. Not a fan of breakfast foods like eggs, sausage, pancakes etc.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:16 AM

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Kashi Go Lean cereal w/skim milk and a piece of fruit. Very filling.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:18 AM

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1 whole egg, 2 egg whites, 1 piece of fruit, 1 slice of whole wheat bread

in some variation 6 days per week.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:19 AM

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whole grain oatmeal (not the instant stuff)
Kashi frozen waffles
toast with peanut butter & jelly
blueberries, cherries, grapes

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:21 AM

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i like to sleep in AS LATE as i possibly can. i have it down to a 5 minute shower, 15 minutes getting ready, 5 minutes gathering my lunch, etc and then i'm out the door and i drink a slim fast shake on the way to work. i really like them (the taste isn't stellar, but they do) because they really DO keep me full for 4 hours!

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:49 AM

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Snickers Marathon Low Carb Bars because they've got lots of calcium and they keep my hunger away until lunch, and Dandelion herbal tea because it solves my gall bladder inflammation.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:52 AM

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Weekdays: South Beach high protein cereal bar, coffee (normally black, occasionally with a tiny bit of creamer)

Weekends: Omelet (1 egg, 1 white) with tomatoes, spinach and part skim mozzarella, sprouted grain cinnamon raisin toast, coffee (black)

Friday, August 04, 2006, 12:32 PM

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Breakfast favorites.

Vanilla low-fat or non-fat yogurt with fresh fruit (anything available, including blueberries, strawberries, peaches, raspberries, watermelon, bananas) served up in a pretty wine glass. Occasionally a sprinkle of granola on top, or maybe nutmeg.

or

Bowl of high fiber cereal with fruit and skimmed milk.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 1:47 PM

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Weekdays- Kashi Go- Lean cereal w/ fat free milk. Orange juice
Weekends- Scrambled Eggs w/ spinach, diced tomatoes and red onions- juice or Milk

mmm!

Friday, August 04, 2006, 2:07 PM

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I also love tofu scramble and it's easy to make. Basically crumble drained firm tofu into the pan and push it around until it's cooked. Toss in whatever veggies (peppers, onions, mushrooms, cheese if you want) with whatever spices and turmeric for color (makes it yellow like eggs).

Friday, August 04, 2006, 2:14 PM

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breakfast today

I am not on my usual schedule so am eating things I normally wouldn't altho I am still keeping in check
about 5:40 am I had coffee w/2% milk
about 7:20 am I had a blt bagel at druxies (druxies is a chain of deli fast food reataurants in toronto) it consisted of bacon 1 slice, lettuce & tomato on a small bagel and with that I had fresh squeezed orange juice about 8 oz
usually what I have is whole wheat cereal, mixed with fruit like blueberries, strawberries, rasberries etc w/low-fat soy milk but my so is off this week so I am just buying my breakie

Friday, August 04, 2006, 2:51 PM

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steel cut oats w/ nuts & fresh or frozen fruit
PB & fresh fruit on a whole wheat wrap
optimum zen instant hot cereal nuts & fresh fruit
1 egg + 3 eggwhites w/ veggies and toast

Friday, August 04, 2006, 4:27 PM

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kashi good friends + 2 figs + almonds

Friday, August 04, 2006, 5:17 PM

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Weekdays, when I am good..

I usually have 2 eggs with 1 piece WW whole wheat bread w/no cal butter spray

OR

Raisin Bran with skim milk

Friday, August 04, 2006, 7:16 PM

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Small I eat a 90 calorie Quaker Chewy granola bar every morning for breakfast during the weekday.. on weekends a splurge and usually have pancakes or something.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 9:30 PM

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luna bar...everyday. love em.

Saturday, August 05, 2006, 2:24 AM

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2 hard-boiled eggs with low sodium salt, 1/2 wheat bagel with sugar-free jam, 3/4 cup berries or 1/2 banana

Saturday, August 05, 2006, 4:29 AM

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Oatmeal, maple and brown sugar, fills me up until lunch

Saturday, August 05, 2006, 9:03 AM

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Either yogurt and fruit, or a high fiber light english muffin. I put spray butter on the muffin, or on the weekend I have Lous Rich turkey bacon and low fat or fat free cheese. That really carries me through the morning. I try to keep breakfast well under 200 calories. I miss REAL muffins (pumpkin and blueberry are my favorite) but there's really no way to work them into my day without being hungry later and having blown calories first thing in the morning!

Saturday, August 05, 2006, 10:03 AM

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An apple... every morning... all that good fiber helps to fill me up along with a bottle of water... I usually last several hours before I feel the need for a snack and it's easy to carry when I'm on the go!

Saturday, August 05, 2006, 11:23 AM

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cottage cheese with blueberries and walnuts - love it!

Sunday, August 06, 2006, 12:12 AM

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kashi go lean waffles, peanut butter, banana

Sunday, August 06, 2006, 12:55 AM

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breakfast options

I'm a big believer in breakfast. Some options for me include: Kashi Go Lean with blueberries and half a banana 1% milk and splenda. Coffee with milk. Or 1 serving Activa yoghurt w/2 slices Sprouts multigrain toast with Smart Balance butter sub. Coffee w/milk. When I have time I scramble 2 eggs in the microwave and make a sandwich w/ multigrain bread, 2 slices tomatoe, eggs, dijon mustard, coffeew/milk. Sometimes I add 1/4 avocado or 2 slices turkey bacon. I often cook up a whole package of turkey bacon and store it in ziplock in the frig so it is available for sandwiches, salads, snacks.

Sunday, August 06, 2006, 11:23 AM

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At the very minimum, I try to eat a banana (summertime) or oatmeal (wintertime) to start the day. I find that I"m less tired if I eat something in the morning!

Monday, August 07, 2006, 3:57 AM

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Re: the poster that misses REAL muffins

the best pumkin muffins are low fat and very easy to make. All you need is a box of spiced cake mix and a medium sized can of plain pumpkin (16oz?). Just mix the two together (you might have to add a table spoon or two of water) and put into muffin pan/ cupcake cups and bake following package directions. Enjoy!

Monday, August 07, 2006, 4:43 PM

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breakfast ideas...

hi-

it depends on my mood, but generally i guess the consensus is to have something than nothing at all...

plain yogurt with 1/2 spoonful of agave nectar + blueberries from the farmers market (they are the good ones, not at all like store-bought, i was amazed how much different/better they are!)

1/2 vegan or bran muffin, there's a place in my enighborhood that sells them, and i will also have a glass of nonfat milk (for protein)

oatmeal (but i rarely have time to make it!)

scrambled eggs on wheat toast (i try to use 1 egg + 1 or 2 egg whites)

Tuesday, August 08, 2006, 2:19 PM

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Scrambled Eggs with a large banana and a c of tea hmmm nice and yummy

Wednesday, August 09, 2006, 2:36 PM

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oatmeal with different things -- skim milk or yogurt, raisins or blueberries, flaxseed or almonds

Wednesday, August 09, 2006, 5:21 PM

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multi-grain whole grain toast, sometimes with peanut butter, sometimes a bit of butter. Keeps me going for hours.

In winter I fire up the oatmeal.

Cold cereal - well, it leaves me cold first thing in the morning.

Friday, August 11, 2006, 5:35 AM

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2 eggs over easy
1 piece of weight watchers whole grain toast w/no cal butter spray

about 270 calories

Friday, August 11, 2006, 3:24 PM

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to the 3:24 poster

That's less than 270 calories! Unless you cook your eggs in butter or something.

Each egg is 80 cals, PAM is 0 cals, and a piece of normal bread is around 80-100 cals, so WW bread is maybe 80 cals (I buy light bread that's 40 cals a slice! - just plain old light Wonderbread).

So, at most, 240 cals, but more likely, closer to 200 cals.

Friday, August 11, 2006, 3:28 PM

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3:28 Poster

That is good to know! I do spray the pan with Pam and the weight watchers bread is only 50 calories a slice. I thought cooking the eggs in a frying pan increased the calories so I was counting it at 110 per egg. I hope you are RIGHT as I am having a hard time getting down to 1200 per day. Trying to over-estimate rather than underestimate as much as possible.

Friday, August 11, 2006, 3:41 PM

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