7 Breakfasts Under 300 Calories
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make sure you start your morning with healthy options. Watch this video for 10 great choices that will help you jump-start your day.
Cornflake Crunch French Toast
Inject a little fun in your breakfast with this riff on French toast. The recipe calls for whole wheat bread and vitamin-fortified Cornflakes, so you can rest assured you’re getting your essential nutrients. Plus you’ll get an extra dose of antioxidants if you top it off with berries, all while enjoying the crunchiest breakfast treat you’ll ever experience. Watch the video to learn how.
Banana Corn Muffins
These moist, sweet muffins go with almost anything and are a great way to use a ripe banana. Plus, bananas include resistant starch, which may ward off belly fat.
Ingredients: Banana, reduced-fat milk, corn muffin mix, cooking spray
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Scrambled Eggs With Smoked Salmon, Spinach, and Chives
This protein-packed wake-up call is full of heart-healthy good fats. And skipping cheese saves you 40 calories and 2 grams of saturated fat per serving!
Ingredients: Olive oil, eggs, smoked salmon, low-fat cream cheese, fresh spinach, whole-wheat English muffins, chives
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Greek Yogurt, Chocolate, Walnut, and Wild Blueberry Parfaits
Dark chocolate and blueberries are both rich in heart-healthy antioxidants. Mix them together in this recipe and trigger even more heart-helping power.
Ingredients: Blueberries, Greek-style yogurt, dark-chocolate chips, oat granola, walnuts
Calories: 265 (approximate)
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Ham and Cheese Scones
Get the flavors of your favorite drive-thru breakfast with this lighter, savory scone. Use fat-free buttermilk, reduced-fat cheese, and low-sodium ham, and you can indulge guilt-free.
Ingredients: All-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, ground red pepper, butter, reduced-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese, low-sodium ham, fat-free buttermilk, egg whites
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Oatmeal With Apples, Hazelnuts, and Flaxseed
This hearty breakfast if full of fiber, heart-healthy fats, and calcium. But the combination of sweet and tart flavors is the reason you'll rise and shine each morning.
Ingredients: Hazelnuts, fat-free milk, oats, Granny Smith apples, flaxseed, cinnamon, vanilla extract, brown sugar, slivered almonds
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