Winter Mornings Call for Hot Breakfast!
Breakfast is the one meal you don't want to skip. It's the first opportunity you have to take in good-for-you nutrients. A cold bowl of cereal, or some berries and yogurt may be fine in summer, but once winter's chill is in the air, you may want something hot to shake off the cold. Cozy up to these healthy, bone-warming breakfasts, each with fewer than 400 calories.
Wake up with a warm bowl of oatmeal mixed with bananas and chocolate. Sound unhealthy? It’s all about portions. With only two tablespoons each of chocolate chips and unsweetened cocoa powder, it's calorie-controlled deliciousness at its best!
Add greens with a boatload of folate to your morning with this Food Network Kitchen frittata.
Rice, tapioca, almond and millet flours make up the gluten-free blend in this breakfast favorite. Rolled oats and almonds add fiber for a breakfast that satisfies (pictured at top).
You can enjoy pizza with Canadian bacon for breakfast – what a way to start your morning and take in four food groups!
These whole-grain delights made with almond meal, flax seed, oat bran and spelt flour contain 6 whopping grams of fiber each. Make a double batch and store some in the freezer for later.
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. She is the author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day.