USDA Calorie Cutting Tips

Easy Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast can be quick, simple, and low-calorie. Just don't skip it! Here are some slimming and nutritious breakfast ideas:

  • Whole-grain toast with light margarine, 1 cup nonfat milk, banana.
  • Apple slices with thinly spread peanut butter and a glass of nonfat milk.
  • Half a bagel with a slice of reduced-fat cheese, melted, plus a small glass of juice.
  • Container of light yogurt in your favorite flavor, with toast.
  • Cold cereal or low-fat granola with nonfat milk and sliced fruit.
  • Leftovers from last night. Heat 'em and eat 'em.
  • Smoothie made with your favorite juice, your favorite fruit, a banana for creaminess, and nonfat plain yogurt.
  • Oatmeal made with nonfat milk and raisins. This cooks in three minutes in the microwave. Top with a little maple syrup.
  • Homemade pancakes and waffles from the freezer toast up quickly. Top with yogurt and fruit.
  • Breakfast roll ups. Spread pinto beans and cheese or scrambled eggs and salsa across a whole-wheat tortilla and roll them up.

We've just thrown a lot of calorie-cutting tips at you and it probably feels a little bit overwhelming. The good news is that among all the choices, there has to be something that will help you on your way to a healthier diet and lifestyle! Cut the calories! ©Publications International

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