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Fitness Minutes: (13,603) Posts: 1,571 8/6/08 10:29 A
My very favorite fast breakfast is as follows:
Slice of whole grain toast Spread toast with low-fat sour cream Top with sliced banana And a sprinkle of cinnamon if desired!
It's crunchy and chewy and creamy and sweet and tangy and altogether YUMMY!
Also, don't be stuck on having to eat "breakfast foods" for breakfast - a small taco or bean burrito can be extremely filling and food for you!
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current weight: 280.0
Posts: 313 8/4/08 5:09 A
I stir up a qucik bowl of porridge (only takes about 5 minutes) and chop up a medium banana and mix it up. Delicious, and keeps me satisfied allll the way til lunch, whilst also keeping up my energy levels cos it's a slow energy release. x
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current weight: 181.0
Posts: 281 8/3/08 8:18 P
I do a piece of fruit and cheese a lot. I only have one little one, he's 2.5. He loves to eat fruit and cheese, too. He gets an ounce of regular colby jack and an apple or banana most mornings. I eat an ounce of low fat mild cheddar, or a low fat string cheese, and a nectarine or apple. It works well for us. Sometimes we have cereal instead. This is, of course, assuming we are running on a schedule that includes breakfast. Some days we don't get up until after 1030 am, and then just start with lunch.
Pounds lost: 6.0
Posts: 77 8/2/08 1:27 A
get some good grain or wheat bread (i recommend the nature's own brand they have a large variety of great bread) and some strawberry jelly. probably a squeeze bottle type would work well for you. It spreads easier. you can also add some peanut butter and make a PB/J. WHo doesn't love PB/J?
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current weight: 245.0
Posts: 129 8/2/08 12:55 A
Strawberry Fiberone yogurt with a FiberOne Ceral Bar. You will be satisfied, it's quick and tasty.
Posts: 814 8/1/08 11:25 P
The Kellogs Nutrigrain Waffles I really like, but I eat them without syrup, so I can grab them and get in the car. :)
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Sounds like that would keep you busy! If I'm in a rush, I normally just grab a piece of fruit and munch on it... but I normally have cereal too. I would suggest a fiber one bar or a granola bar of some kind... they're quick to eat. To get in that extra calories, you could have a glass of milk. But that's just me because I love milk, haha.
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current weight: 147.0
Fitness Minutes: (1,792) Posts: 619 8/1/08 7:18 P
I eat two hard boiled eggs - if you get in a rut just shove them in your mouth lol! - and a fiber one bar when I'm in a rush.
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current weight: 262.4
Posts: 719 8/1/08 7:04 P
I need a quick and easy breakfast too. What I normally have is either a yogurt and a handful of almonds or a Kashi granola bar and a handful of almonds. If I don't have almonds, I have a string cheese or a banana instead.
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current weight: 224.8
Posts: 1,539 8/1/08 6:45 P
I really enjoy a protein shake.
I scoop of protein any flavour you like 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup frozen strawberries or any fruit that you like 1 cup of skim milk
This takes all of 5 minutes to prepare and it's great in a coffee mug to go.
I also use the protein with milk and 1 tsp of peanut butter.
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current weight: 175.0
Fitness Minutes: (10,887) Posts: 4,672 8/1/08 6:38 P
I too keep 1 dozen hard boiled eggs on hand each week. I always keep a bowl of fresh fruit many kinds to fit my daily moods. I can grab an egg and a banana, boom sugar and protien to run on. I too always keep yogurt and grapenuts to sprinkle in, with a slice of canadian bacon. Whole wheat english muffin with a Tablespoon of PB, grain and protien. I am a big protien fan. I think it hold my hunger down longer than some items.
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Pounds lost: 0.4
Posts: 4,847 8/1/08 6:25 P
Bananas! You can eat them while chasing after those small type human creatures...
Also you can pre-make hard boiled eggs, keep the fridge stocked with low-fat cheese slices, fat-free cottage cheese, no-sugar-added applesauce, along with whole fruits.
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Pounds lost: 34.0
Posts: 119 8/1/08 6:24 P
You can make these in advance and refrigerate or freeze them:
Toasted Whole wheat english muffin 1 egg (or you could use egg substitute cooked) 1 slice canadian bacon 1/2 slice of american cheese (I "fold" off the corners to make a smaller square and then use those 4 pieces on the next one.)
Wrap them in a paper towel and put it in a sandwich bag. Reheat it in just the paper towel for about 30 seconds.
Look at my food log for July 24th. I've modified it a bit ... the fat free cheese kind of explodes so it's not the best. The way I have it on my log it's 259 calories and super-yummy!!!
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Pounds lost: 92.4
Posts: 1,417 8/1/08 6:18 P
I have yogurt w/ Grapnuts mixed into it for an extra crunch. Special K Protein bars are really good as well.
current weight: 274.0
Posts: 185 8/1/08 6:14 P
I have two small boys that are 3 and 4 months and have a hard time hitting my daily calories because I can't find time for breakfast. PLEASE help with any ideas that can get me at least 200-300 calories for breakfast! Thanks in advance!
current weight: 152.0
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