The Best Fat-Burning Breakfasts
Burn fat before noon
If you're gaining weight, your breakfast habits might be the culprit. Watch this video for three ways your breakfast might be making you fat, and be sure to choose from the best breakfast foods instead.
Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
This pancake recipe may sound decadent, but thanks to wholesome ingredients and some smart swaps, it's actually good for you. One serving packs 26 grams of protein, 6 grams of fiber, and a powerful punch of antioxidants. You'd be hard-pressed to find a better breakfast option. Get the recipe: Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
Banana and Almond Butter Toast
Breakfast Barley with Banana and Sunflower Seeds
Resistant Starch: 7.6g
Water, pearl barley, banana, sunflower seeds, honey
Try this recipe: Breakfast Barley with Banana and Sunflower Seeds
In a Rush?
Reach for a Resistant Starch-packed banana and one of these on-the-go options—you'll still get the healthy carbs and calories you need to start your day in slim-down mode!
Order to go!
• Panera Bread Strawberry and Granola Parfait: 310 calories
• Dunkin' Donuts Ham, Egg White, and Cheese Sandwich on a Wheat English Muffin: 300 calories
• Jamba Juice Coldbuster Smoothie (16 ounces): 250 calories
Keep a stash in your kitchen:
• Aunt Millie's Whole-Grain Blueberry Muffins: 170 calories
• Kashi TLC Pumpkin Spice Flax Crunchy Granola Bar: 170 calories
• Amy's Kitchen Breakfast Burrito: 270 calories
Choose a banana that’s tinged with a little green for even more Resistant Starch. Once the fruit ripens, the starches in it turn to sugar, and the amount of Resistant Starch it contains drops.
An underripe banana has 12.5 grams of RS (enough to take care of the minimum 10 grams of RS daily that’s recommended in The CarbLovers Diet); a ripe one has 4.7 grams.