Saturday, September 13, 2008

Breakfast ideas

Breakfast burrito:

one tortilla
1/4 cup egg beater or one egg
FF Cheese ( I usually use Kraft slices..FF of course )
onion and green chile and salsa

Oatmeal

  • Make 2 points of oatmeal (1/2 c dry, 1 c water) in the microwave
  • Add 1/2 c NF plain yogurt (1 pt) and one of the following:
- a diced nectarine,
- 1/2 banana,
- 1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce,
- 1/2 c pineapple,
- 1 c. fresh strawberries or blueberries (all 1 pt).
  • Add a splash of sugar-free Davinci or Torani syrup (whatever flavor strikes my fancy -- coconut is great with the pineapple!) and have a filling 4 point breakfast!
Cinnamon Raisin oatmeal

1/2 cup quick cooking oats
dash cinnamon
dash nutmeg
2 tablespoons splenda
2 tablespoons Raisin
1 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon wheat bran

  • Add all but oats and bran into a sauce pan. bring to boil.
  • Add remaining. stir over med heat for 1 minute. cover and let stand, off heat, to thicken.
  • Add up to 2 tablespoons wheat bran to thicken
favorite breakfast

one morningstar farm veggie sausage pattie
one ww english muffin (toasted)
one wedge of laughing cow lite spread on the muffin

2-3 pt breakfast

"Fried" Egg Sandwich
2 slices low point bread-toasted (1 pt)
2 "fried" egg whites (0 pts)-cook 2 egg whites only just like a fried egg (all the protein no fat!)
1 oz lean ham (1 pt) heated in skillet with eggs
Optional-1 slice low fat cheese (1 pt)

Rice Pudding

1/2 cup cooked brown rice
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup lowfat cottage cheese
2 T raisins or dried choppped dates
1 pkt equal
a smidge of cinnamon
a splash of maple extract

Mix well and enjoy!
Serves 1/ 6 pts


Applesauce-Cranberry Oatmeal

2 Weight Watchers points

4 min | 2 min prep

SERVES 1

* 3 tablespoons oatmeal, uncooked
* 1 tablespoon dried cranberries
* 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
* 1/2 cup water
* 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1. Mix all ingredients together.
2. Microwave for 1-2 minutes.

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