We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Heart Association, so you can have a good-for-you breakfast for every day of the week (and then some!).|
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Mini Veggie Frittatas
These tiny egg muffins pack a mean protein punch. They can even be eaten cold for a quick bite on the go!
Never buy store-bought waffles again! Whip up a batch of these and keep in the freezer to toast in the morning.
Better Breakfast Casserole
Pop this cheesy comfort food in the oven the next time you have company for brunch. They won't even know it's good for them!
You don't have to say "sayonara" to sausage when you're taking care of your heart! This version has 90% less sodium with all of the flavor you crave.
High-Protein Blueberry Muffins
These sweet muffins get extra staying power with the help of protein powder.
Crustless Spinach, Feta & Onion Quiche
This easy quiche is a delicious way to get some greens in at breakfast.
Healthy Breakfast Cookies
Yes, you can eat cookies for breakfast! This wholesome recipe really does taste like dessert.
Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes
Fluffy pancakes studded with sweet, juicy blueberries--what's not to love? Top with your favorite nut butter for a boost of healthy fats.
Eggs go south of the border in this classic, flavorful brunch meal.
Apple-Cinnamon Slow Cooker Oatmeal
Slow-cook this breakfast overnight and wake up to the fragrance of warm apples and cinnamon!
Portable, tasty and healthy to boot, you have no reason to skip breakfast with these muffins in the house! Make a batch over the weekend to munch on all week long.
Light Lemon Blueberry Donuts
You'll feel like you're cheating when you eat one of these decadent donuts, but they're only 100 calories and 2 grams of fat per serving!
Hungry for more? Be good to your heart with these six bonus recipes!
Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Zucchini Bread
Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal
Pumpkin & Apple Waffles
Blueberry Flax Oatmeal
Whole-Wheat Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
Article created on: 1/27/2014
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