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Healthy Breakfasts Under 300 Calories

  • Chris Gallo

    Waffles With Blueberry Maple Syrup

    Ingredients:

    • 1/3 cup frozen blueberries
    • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
    • 2 whole-grain waffles
    • 1 tablespoon pecans

     

    Make it: Microwave blueberries and syrup together for 2 to 3 minutes, until berries are thawed. Toast waffles and top with warm blueberry syrup. Sprinkle with pecans.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Spinach & Bacon Omelet

    Ingredients:

    • 1 egg plus 2 egg whites
    • 2 slices cooked turkey bacon, crumbled
    • 1 cup baby spinach
    • Cooking spray
    • 1 slice whole-grain toast
    • 1 teaspoon butter

     

    Make it: Whisk together eggs, bacon and spinach. Coat a skillet with cooking spray; cook egg mixture and serve with toast and butter.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Pumpkin & Granola Parfait

    Ingredients:

    • 1 container (6 ounces) plain low-fat yogurt
    • 2 teaspoons honey
    • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice
    • 1 whole-grain crunchy granola bar, crumbled
    • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin

     

    Make it: Mix together yogurt, honey and pumpkin-pie spice. In a bowl, layer yogurt mixture, granola-bar crumbs and pumpkin.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Bagel & Cream Cheese With Tomato

    Ingredients:

    • 1 small (3-ounce) whole-grain bagel
    • 2 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese
    • 2 large slices tomato
    • Salt and pepper to taste

     

    Make it: Toast bagel halves and spread with cream cheese. Top each side with a slice of tomato and season with salt and pepper.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Peanut Butter & Banana Pancakes

    Ingredients:

    • 1/2 small banana, chopped
    • 2 teaspoons peanut butter
    • 1/3 cup prepared whole-grain pancake batter
    • 1 teaspoon honey

     

    Make it: Add banana and peanut butter to batter. Cook pancakes and serve with honey drizzled on top.

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  • Chris Gallo

    Vanilla Spice French Toast with Apple

    Ingredients

    • 1 egg plus 2 egg whites
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • Dash each of cinnamon and nutmeg
    • 2 pieces whole-grain bread
    • 1/2 medium apple, sliced

    Make it: Whisk eggs, vanilla, and spices together. Dip bread into egg mixture. Spray skillet with cooking spray and saute bread on each side until brown (about 3 minutes). Top with apple slices.

  • Chris Gallo

    Honey & Pear Oatmeal with Almonds

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium pear, diced
    • 2 teaspoons honey
    • 1 packet instant plain oatmeal
    • 1 tablespoon almonds, chopped

    Make it: Microwave pear and honey until warm (about 3 minutes). Prepare oatmeal with hot water and top with pear and honey. Sprinkle with almonds.

     
  • Chris Gallo

    Banana Pecan Waffles

    Ingredients

    • 2 frozen low-fat whole-grain waffles
    • 1/2 banana, thinly sliced
    • 2 tablespoons pecans, chopped

    Make it: Toast waffles and top with bananas and pecans.

  • Chris Gallo

    Three-Cup Quick Start

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup whole-grain oat cereal
    • 1 cup skim milk
    • 1 cup blueberries
     
  • Chris Gallo

    Santa Fe Egg Scramble

    Ingredients

    • 1 egg plus 2 egg whites
    • 2 tablespoons canned green chilies, dried
    • 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese
    • 1 whole wheat tortilla, heated
    • 1/2 grapefruit

    Make it: In a pan over medium heat, scramble eggs, chilies, and cheese together. Once cooked, place egg mixture in tortilla and fold. Eat with grapefruit.

  • Chris Gallo

    Takeout from Jamba Juice

    16-ounce Protein Berry Pizzazz

  • Chris Gallo

    Takeout from Denny's

    Veggie Omelet (made with Egg Beaters) and English muffin

  • Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 303 calories, 16g protein, 45g carbohydrate, 9g fat (2g saturated), 4g fiber

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  • Honey-Whipped Cottage Cheese with Melon

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 289 calories, 30g protein, 39g carbohydrate, 3g fat (2g saturated), 2g fiber

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  • Blueberry & Toasted Almond Muesli

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 306 calories, 14g protein, 46g carbohydrate, 9g fat (1g saturated), 7g fiber

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  • Blackberry & Nectarine Yogurt Parfait

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 302 calories, 14g protein, 51g carbohydrate, 6g fat (0.8g saturated), 6g fiber

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  • Black Bean Breakfast Burrito

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 288 calories, 25g protein, 32g carbohydrate, 7g fat (2g saturated), 6g fiber

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  • Ham Omelet Sandwich from Burger King

  • Lowfat Blueberry Muffin and Unsweetened Green Tea from Starbucks

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