We all know that eating a healthy breakfast is the key to jump starting your metabolism but it can be hard to know what to eat when you don’t have a lot of time. Here are some breakfast recipes that are only 300 calories….
Smoked Salmon and Avocado on Rye
Mash 1/3 avocado and spread on 2 slices toasted rye bread. Top each piece of toast with 1 ounce smoked salmon and 1/2 tablespoon chopped chives.
Apple-Walnut Pancakes with Brown Sugar Yogurt
Mix 1/4 cup whole-grain pancake mix with water according to package directions. Stir in 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat and coat with nonstick cooking spray. Pour batter into skillet to make two 5-inch pancakes; cook 2 minutes a side. Meanwhile, combine 1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek Yogurt with 2 teaspoons brown sugar. Top pancakes with yogurt mixture and 1/2 cup chopped apple.
Banana-Nut Breakfast Cookies
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Pulse 1 cup oats in a food processor until they resemble a coarse powder. In a medium bowl, combine ground oats with 1/2 cup whole oats, 1 beaten egg, 3/4 cup low-fat milk, 1 mashed banana, 1/2 cup golden raisins, 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed, 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon honey, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Scoop batter onto a baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray; bake 12 to 14 minutes. (Makes four 2-cookie servings.)
Beat 1 egg with dried oregano and black pepper to taste. Pour into a microwave-safe bowl coated with nonstick cooking spray and microwave on high 1 minute. Top with 2 slices cooked Turkey bacon and microwave 20 seconds more. Top half of a toasted English muffin with egg, bacon, 2 tomato slices, and remaining muffin half.
Chai Oatmeal with Peaches and Pecans
Steep 1 chai tea bag in 1/2 cup boiling water 3 minutes. Combine tea with 1/2 cup low-fat milk and 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes and top with 1/2 cup thawed frozen sliced peaches, 1 tablespoon chopped pecans, and 2 teaspoons sugar free maple syrup
Scrambled Egg Tostada
In a small skillet, toast both sides of 1 corn tortilla over medium heat until crisp; set aside. Coat skillet with nonstick cooking spray and scramble 1 egg. Spread tortilla with 1/2 cup warmed low-fat re fried black beans and top with scrambled egg, 2 tablespoons salsa, and 1/4 avocado, sliced.
Stay Lean and healthy,
the diamond guru
Follow me on Twitter: #diamondgurufit