The Drop a Jeans Size Diet
Your Choices for Breakfast
Choose from 21 breakfasts, lunches and dinners -- and 14 snacks. As long as it all adds up to 1,500 calories a day, you can eat what you love most. To make it super simple, we've included healthy takeout options.
Add the Drop a Jeans Size Workout Plan for even faster results.
300 Calories (approx.)
1. Takeout from McDonald's
Egg McMuffin and Coffee
2. Maple Berry Waffle
-- 1 frozen whole-grain waffle
-- 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
-- 1 cup fresh berries or frozen mixed berries, thawed
-- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
MAKE IT: Toast waffle and top with yogurt, berries, and maple syrup.
3. Cinnamon Apples with Creamy Oats
-- 1 packet plain instant oatmeal
-- 1 small apple, chopped
-- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
-- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
-- 1 tablespoon walnuts
MAKE IT: Prepare oatmeal with milk. Microwave apple, cinnamon and brown sugar for 1 to 2 minutes. Top oatmeal with apples and walnuts.
4. Spicy Breakfast Scramble
-- 1 egg plus 2 egg whites
-- 1/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
-- 2 tablespoons spicy salsa
-- 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese
-- 1 whole-grain tortilla
MAKE IT: In a pan over medium heat, scramble all ingredients together. Fill tortilla with mixture.
5. Takeout from Dunkin' Donuts
Egg Cheese English Muffin Sandwich and Coffee with skim milk
6. Vanilla Peach Cottage Toast
-- 1 slice whole-grain bread
-- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-- 4 ounces low-fat cottage cheese
-- 1 cup sliced peaches
MAKE IT: Toast bread. Stir vanilla into cottage cheese. Top toast with cottage cheese and peaches.
7. Apricot & Honey Greek Yogurt
-- 5 ounces fat-free Greek yogurt
-- 1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
-- 1 cup whole-grain cereal
-- 1 tablespoon honey
MAKE IT: Top yogurt with apricots, cereal, and honey.
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