20 Best Breakfast for Weight Loss
1High Protein Chia Seed Pudding
Ingredients: 1 ounce dried chia seeds
1 scoop whey powder
A half cup of berries
1 cup almond milk or coconut milk
Stevia or other sweeteners
Direction: Combine all of these ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for one hour. Serve and enjoy.
2Smoked Salmon Toast
Ingredients: 1 slice whole-wheat bread, toasted
2 oz smoked salmon
½ tbsp cream cheese
1 tbsp chives
1 sliced red onion
Direction: Spread cream cheese on the toast and top with salmon, onion, and chives.
3Broccoli and Feta Omelet with Toast
1 cup chopped broccoli
2 eggs, beaten
2 tbsp feta cheese, crumbled
2 slices rye bread, toasted
¼ tsp dried dill
Directions: Cook broccoli in a pan for 3 minutes. Combine egg, feta, and dill in a bowl. Add the egg mixture to the cooking pan. Cook for 3 minutes. Flip omelet and cook for 2 minutes more. Serve with toast.
4Chocolate Cherry Waffles
1 tbsp chocolate almond butter
Whole grain waffles
1 cup pitted fresh cherries
Directions: Spread the chocolate almond butter on top of the waffles, and top with cherries.
5Berry English Muffin
Ingredients: 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
1 whole-grain English muffin
1 tbsp dried chia seeds
¼ cup sliced strawberries
½ tsp ground cinnamon
Directions: Spread peanut butter on top of a sliced muffin, and top with chia seeds, cinnamon, and strawberries.
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1 tsp honey
½ cup chopped papaya
½ tsp flaxseed
Directions: Mix ricotta cheese with honey, then top with papaya and flaxseed.
7Spiced Green Tea Smoothie
Ingredients: ¾ cup strong green tea, chilled
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp agave nectar
Juice of 1 lemon
1 small pear, with skin cut into pieces
2 tbsp plain yogurt
6-8 ice cubes
Directions: Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth and serve cold.
8Egg Muffin with Cottage Cheese and Fruit
Ingredients: 1 whole-wheat English muffin
1 hard-boiled egg, sliced
½ medium grapefruit
1 cup nonfat cottage cheese
Directions: Slice English muffin in half and toast. Put a sliced egg on each half, then top with cottage cheese and grapefruit wedges.
9Chocolate-Dipped Banana Bites
Ingredients: 2 tbsp chocolate chips
1 small banana, cut into 1-inch chunks
Directions: Place chocolate chips in a zip-top plastic bag or small microwave bowl. Microwave chocolate chips until it melts. Dip banana pieces in melted chocolate chips.
10Muesli with Cherries
Ingredients: 1/3 cup oats
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tsp ground cloves
2 tsp honey
2 tbsp chopped dried tart cherries
Directions: Soak oats in almond milk and leave in the fridge overnight. In the morning, stir in the other ingredients and serve.
11Banana and Almond Butter Toast
Ingredients: 1 tbsp almond butter
1 slice rye bread, toasted
1 banana, sliced
Directions: Spread almond butter on toast and top with banana slices.
12Oatmeal with Pecans and Berries
Ingredients: 1 packet Oatmeal
1 cup skim milk
2 tbsp chopped pecans
½ cup blueberries
½ cup raspberries
Directions: Prepare oatmeal with skim milk and top with pecans, raspberries, and blueberries.
13Honey Grapefruit with Banana
Ingredients: 1 jar refrigerated red grapefruit sections
1 cup banana, sliced
1 tbsp chopped mint
1 tbsp honey
Directions: Drain grapefruit sections and reserve ¼ cup juice. Combine grapefruit, juice and other ingredients in a bowl. Toss gently to coat. Serve immediately or leave in the fridge to chill.
14Pistachio Rice Pudding
Ingredients: ½ cup uncooked brown rice
¾ cup nonfat milk
1 tsp brown sugar
½ tsp cinnamon
Directions: Cook brown rice in milk. Mix in the pistachios and top with sugar and cinnamon.
15Yogurt with Dried Mango and Cinnamon Toast
Ingredients: 6 oz Greek yogurt
¼ tsp coconut extract
6 pieces dried mango
2 slices cinnamon-raisin bread
Directions: Mix coconut extract with yogurt, and top with chopped mango. Enjoy with cinnamon-raisin bread.
16Berry Breakfast Smoothie
1 banana cut into chunks
½ cup nonfat milk
¼ cup frozen blueberries
¼ cup frozen strawberries
1 tsp peanut butter
½ tsp honey
Directions: Put all the ingredients in the blender. Process for about 1 minute or until it becomes thick.
17Peanut Butter Strawberry Wrap
Ingredients: 1 whole-wheat tortilla
2 tbsp natural peanut butter
½ cup sliced strawberries
Directions: Spread peanut butter on tortilla. Top with strawberries and roll up. Enjoy with milk.
18Blueberry and Peanut Butter Pancake
Ingredients: 1 whole-wheat pancake
1 tbsp omega-3 enriched peanut butter
1 tbsp blueberry preserves
1 tbsp walnut, crushed
Directions: Spread peanut butter on the pancake, then top with blueberry and walnut.
19French Toast with Strawberries
Ingredients: 1 egg
2 tbsp nonfat milk
2 slices whole-wheat bread
13 strawberries, sliced
½ tsp powdered sugar
Directions: Mix egg and milk, then dip the bread in the mixture. Cook in a nonstick pan until slightly brown. Top with sugar and berries.
20Energy Boosting Quinoa
Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa
1 tomato, chopped
1/3 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
1 scallion, sliced
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
Pinch of salt
Pinch of ground black pepper
Directions: Place all ingredients in a medium bowl and toss lightly to combine.