The Best Fat-Burning Breakfasts
Burn fat before noon
You know that eating breakfast jump-starts your metabolism. But did you realize that certain a.m. choices can crank up your fat-burning even more?
The key: eating a breakfast that’s high in Resistant Starch (RS). Found in foods like bananas and oats, RS actually signals your body to use fat for energy.
Start your day skinny with these fat-burning meals from Health’s new book, The CarbLovers Diet.
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Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
Ingredients: Old-fashioned rolled oats, low-fat cottage cheese, eggs, vanilla extract, blueberries, cooking spray, Greek-style low-fat yogurt, maple syrup
Watch the video: Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
Try this recipe: Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
Banana and Almond Butter Toast
Breakfast Barley with Banana and Sunflower Seeds
Ingredients: Water, pearl barley, banana, sunflower seeds, honey
Try this recipe: Breakfast Barley with Banana and Sunflower Seeds
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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
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.