I like to have a big hearty breakfast. It really gets me going for the day! I usually have:
2 organic free range brown eggs (Scrambled) w/salt & pepper 2 pieces of Organic sourdough bread w/Organic butter (we have a local bakery that makes it fresh! 2 pieces of Organic turkey bacon (Antibiotic & hormone free) 1 organic pink grapefruit Green tea or Oolong tea
It may sound like a lot, but I like to eat heavier in the morning and lighter at night! It is working so far!
LEAH'S WEIGHT LOSS LOG:
08/18/08 - 215 (Start Weight) 08/2008 - Lost 7 Lbs 09/2008 - Lost 6 Lbs 10/2008 - Lost 3 Lbs 11/2008 - Lost 4 Lbs
MTNTOBEACH...not sure if you have them where you are but Ezekiel makes english muffins. I've found sprouted whole grain and cinnamon raisin. They're really tasty...and clean. I love your idea of an open faced sandwich with egg/english muffin and avocado.
Morningstar soy sausage patty and fruit (usually a banana), or natural peanut butter and 1/2 a wheat english muffin (which may not be clean, but I try to find the best I can). Sometimes I'll make an open-faced egg sandwich - one real egg, avocado, and the 1/2 wheat english muffin. I eat light breakfasts in general. I like cereal, but I have to add protein, but Kashi does have a high protein one.
Most morning I have oatmeal with 4 egg whites cooked in and after cooking I add 1 Tablesppon flaxseed and a 1/2 scoop whey protein powder and add 1/2 cup blueberries. You get a nice big bowl and it is so satisfying. I love it!! This morning I tried a recipe from the clean eating magazine and it was good. It was called Satisfying Cream of wheat. May add that to my weekend breakfast.
current weight: 174.0
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4-5 mornings I eat extra thick rolled oats with ground flax, chia seed and blueberries cooked into it.. then at the end I crack 2egg whites into it and simmer for 5 minutes.. throw on a bit of bee pollen or some gogi berries and it's done..
the other mornings I have a egg white omelet filled with veggies.. I experimented with chayote squash in them this week.. yummy!
I have started back here in Feb 2012 after putting some weight back on. I lost 114lbs here previously and I now know I need this community and the food tracker to keep me in check.
Most of the time my breakfast consists of a protein shake -- 1 c. goats milk, 1 tbl lemon flavor cod liver oil, 1 scoop Jay Robb Whey Protein (25g), 1 tbl orange vanilla liquid calcium/magnesium w/Vit. D, and 1 tbl apple fiber -- Its really quite tastey!
I just recently had a food allergy test and found out Im allergic to, well, tons of things...like all yeast, wheat, glutan, soy, strawberries, blueberries, tomatoes, lettuce, chocolate, and so on (I was shocked) -- Im saying this only to say -- my protein drink is proving to be a very valid contribution to my diet! And, since I cut out all the above out of my diet, wow...rapid changes in lots of things -- highly recommend asking your doc for a blood test. You might have to give up foods you love, but the quality of your life will definiely improve!
Some mornings I eat oatmeal with whey protein, flax seed, and wheat germ. Other mornings I have a protein smoothie with yogurt, whey protein, fruit, flax seed and wheat germ. I would love to get more ideas and hear what others are eating.
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