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NEWJANN2DAY
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2/20/12 4:36 P

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Mini wheats and milk


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REDHATSHAPELY1
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1/29/12 9:56 A

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Steel cut oats, 1/2 cup milk, and a piece. Of fresh fruit.

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1/22/12 9:59 P

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A whole wheat English muffin with some pb and a Greek yogurt can hold me for a long time. Also love a good breakfast burrito with eggs, some black beans, a bit of shredded cheddar with salsa on a wheat tortilla. Piece of fruit on the side.



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1/3/12 9:16 P

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eggs- 6 grams of protein each; egg whites 3.6 grams of protein. (1/2 cup of egg whites- about 15 grams of protein and only about 75 calories). Cottage cheese (1/2 cup about 15 grams). Both are great supplements to a nutritious, sustaining breakfast. good luck!



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1/1/12 12:47 A

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Frozen fruit smoothie made with oj. Toast, whole wheat of course

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SUZY1959
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9/30/11 11:42 A

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Sounds yummy. I will try it. Thanks!



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9/30/11 12:14 A

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thin sliced apple tossed w/ 1/2 tsp. cinnamon + 1/2 tsp. tapioca flour+ 1 tsp oatbran + 1/4 tsp butter- toss together microwave approx 2 min., just like apple crisp. sometimes I add a little milk after cooked. ( this can be prepared the night before and nuked in the morning.

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TEDIEBEAR1
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9/29/11 10:42 P

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I usually do oatmeal with a dash of cinnamon and a yogurt. I just can't cook that early. emoticon

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SUZY1959
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9/26/11 8:58 A

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Thanks for all the good ideas. If I do not plan my food -- I pick and graze and that sabatoges me. Hopefully, I will get to meet you along with some other members of the Akron team someday. Thanks again!



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9/25/11 11:42 A

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Here are a few of my breakfast stand-bys. I like to make enough steel cut oats that I can eat them for at least 4 breakfast meals. I usually add blueberries and a few chopped walnuts with it and then top with skim milk. The oats, milk, and walnuts all have protein.

A couple eggs scrambled with diced onion and green pepper. If I'm feeling decadent, I add a little cheese to it--reduced fat cheese if I have it.

I keep a box of Kashi cereal on hand for when I have no time for anything else. I buy the high fiber and protein kind and try to get one with the least amount of sugar. If possible, I add some blueberries or a banana to it and again use skim milk.

In the summer I make a smoothie from yogurt, juice (orange or any other kind), a banana, and any other fruit on hand. Strawberries and blueberries are great in a smoothie. If I'm trying to increase my calcium, I add some powdered milk to it (you can't taste it!). If I'm trying to increase my protein, I add some of the Bene-Protein I bought (also flavorless). Sometimes I add some flax seeds to it. Oh, and I add some chipped ice and blend it all up. Yummy!

Finally, some rushed mornings I'll eat a slice of whole wheat toast with natural peanut butter. I try to buy Ezekial bread or make my own bread in the bread maker. I won't eat the standard peanut butters because of the sugar and hydrogenated oil added to them. I used to add half a grapefruit to this breakfast but now I'm taking a statin so can't eat grapefruit. That makes me sad. If I have them, I might add a banana to the meal or have it later in the morning as my mid-morning snack.


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GETDOWNGIRL
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9/25/11 9:42 A

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I have a greek yogurt with walnuts and some kind of fruit-banana or frozen berries.



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9/24/11 5:57 P

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I eat an english muffin with peanut butter and that keeps me pretty full until lunch time.

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SUZY1959
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9/24/11 11:18 A

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Does anyone mind sharing some breakfast ideas? I need the protein to keep me from being starving by lunch time.



 
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