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ERINTFG SparkPoints: (38,717)
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10/4/13 2:54 P

I was going to suggest overnight oats as well.

I make a smoothie every morning; if you have all the ingredients ready to go the night before it just takes a couple minutes to blend them up.

GONNAMAKE3 Posts: 220
10/4/13 2:49 P

Make homemade gronola bars. That way you can have them as big as you want

WRFTAZ SparkPoints: (12,362)
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10/4/13 9:17 A

Steel cut oats

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (101,558)
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10/4/13 7:30 A

Oatmeal in the micro is my buddy every morning, takes two minutes in total.

SUNSET09 SparkPoints: (206,695)
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10/4/13 6:32 A

Ill also through two pieces of wheat bread in the toaster, get a piece of emoticon in between and through it in the micro to melt the emoticon to make a mock grilled emoticon sandwich! emoticon

TENNISJIM Posts: 10,265
10/4/13 6:24 A

Protein bar

SUNSET09 SparkPoints: (206,695)
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10/4/13 6:07 A

Greek yogurt with granola, or honey if you need it sweet. emoticon

KLDJSURVEY SparkPoints: (105,871)
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10/3/13 9:36 P

fruit and cottage cheese

MISSJANE55 SparkPoints: (42,188)
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10/3/13 9:34 P

fruit and cottage cheese

Edited by: MISSJANE55 at: 10/3/2013 (21:34)
DROPCONE Posts: 1,541
10/3/13 2:59 P

I'm also a big fan of the egg white sandwich in the morning. It's about 2 minutes in my low-power microwave for the egg white. I do eat at home though. If I really need to grab and go I use a nutrition shake with a lot of protein and an apple or orange, some fruit that's not going to get too damaged if it has to jostle around in my bag for a bit.

ANARIE Posts: 12,486
10/3/13 12:28 P

If you go to the "Diet and Nutrition" message board, you'll find dozens of threads asking exactly the same question, with gazillions of great ideas. There are several very long threads on this board, too, if you page back a bit.

(Hey, my spell check thinks "gazillions" is a perfectly good word!)

JAMIRBLAZE Posts: 966
10/3/13 12:21 P

I'm not a morning person either. I've done green smoothies that I've blended the night before, have preportioned egg whites and veggies to microwave in the morning and protein bars. Lately, I've been doing baked oatmeal:

2 c. oats, precooked to be dry and cooled (I use quick cooking w/2c. water)
1/2 c. plain Greek yogurt
1 c. + 2T egg whites
1 T vanilla extract
generous portion of cinnamon
fruit (I've done 2 mashed bananas + 1.5 servings frozen blueberries, 2 mashed bananas + 2 c. frozen sliced strawberries, crasins + raisins; I also tried a pumpkin/nut experiment, but I didn't like the results)
sweetener of choice


Mix all the ingredients together. Spray a 9x9 pan with cooking spray and pour in oatmeal mixture. Shake pan to level mixture. Bake at 350F for 30-40 minutes until set.

I cut it up into 6 servings for about 200 cal. and 10g protein. I toss it in the microwave for 1-2 minutes and pair with some fruit, and it keeps me full until lunch.

TONKA14 Posts: 4,947
10/3/13 11:14 A

Here are a couple article that might help.

Breakfast in 15 Minutes or Less
www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?post=bre
akfast_in_15minutes_or_less


No More Boring Oatmeal!
20 Ways to Turn Ordinary Oats into Something Special
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_art
icles.asp?id=1606


Fast, Fit and Fabulous Breakfast Ideas
www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?post=fas
t_and_fabulous_breakfast_ideas


Coach Tanya

CHEETARA79 SparkPoints: (77,971)
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10/3/13 7:33 A

A lot of people enjoy overnight oats. You can find recipes on Sparkrecipes.com.

Another option is to pop an English muffin in the toaster with a slice of cheese. Then microwave an egg in a mug that you sprayed with Pam. I'm not sure they exact timing of that but I bet you can find a recipe. Pop all of that together with a couple of sliced tomatoes and you've got a quick breakfast sandwich.

CHRISTINA_C7811 SparkPoints: (548)
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10/3/13 6:26 A

Hi all!

I am looking for new breakfast ideas. I am not a morning person and usually grab breakfast on the go. Any suggestions for a quick and healthy breakfast? Or something I can make the night before and reheat?

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