When you first wake have a glass of 6 to 8 ounces, as it will help rehydrate the body and stimulate the elimination process most efficiently. (Drinking water when you first wake is popular in Western cultures, such as Japan and India.) Here is a week of healthy breakfasts to help you begin your day and New Year off right.
Sunday: *Breakfast Bruschetta with basil-parmesan scrambled eqq whites. To drink, have 1 cup coffee or your favorite tea. (Bruschetta recipe in this month’s recipe section.)
Monday:¾ cup of steel-cut (not instant) oatmeal, 3 scrambled egg whites, and ½ cups of fresh or frozen blueberries. To drink, have 1 cup coffee with low fat milk or your favorite tea. Due to it’s high fiber content and high levels of certain fat-burning antioxidants, it may be considered a “fat burning” food. Plus, it will fill you up, so you won’t feel starved then, want to reach for something unhealthy.
Tuesday: 2 slices whole grain bread, such as Ezekiel @www.foodforlife.com, 2 tsp. almond butter, 1 T. dried cranberries. Toast break then, spread 1 slice w/almond butter and sprinkle cranberries. Top w/other slice to make a sandwich then, cut diagonally. To drink, have 1 cup coffee w/low fat milk or tea.
Wednesday: TLT (Turkey Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Sandwich) 3 slices cooked lean turkey bacon, toast 2 slices whole grain bread, lettuce, and 1 tsp. low fat mayonnaise. Spread 1 toasted slice of bread with low fat mayo, and set aside. Place slice bread then, top with 2 thick slices tomato, lettuce, lean turkey bacon then, top with other slice of bread w/mayo. Slice in ½. To drink, have 1 cup coffee with low fat milk or your favorite tea.
Thursday:1 Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Raisin Muffin (recipe from The SOUPer Slim Diet ebook), 2 tsp. almond butter.
Friday: 2 High Pumpkin Pancakes, and 1 T sugar free maple syrup. To drink, have 1 cup coffee w/low-fat milk or your favorite tea. (See Pumpkin Pancake recipe in this month’s recipe section.)
Saturday: 1 Whole Wheat, Oatmeal and Raisen Muffin and 6 oz. high protein blueberry smoothie. (recipe from The SOUPer Slim Diet ebook).
*For Breakfast Bruschetta with Basil-Parmesan Scrambled Egg Whites recipes, simply click onto the titles.