Favorite breakfast?

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sheripickle

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 11:49
Just curious what is everyones favorite breakfast?? How about a BEFORE and AFTER lifestyle change breakfast??

My before would be corned beef hash, hashbrowns, fried eggs and toast! heck, maybe even a side of bacon!!

My after is One cup of cascadian farms hash browns cooked in a little PAM spray and one fried egg, and generally a piece of fruit. OR whole wheat toast with a Tablespoon of peanut butter and sliced banana Smile
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msawyer13

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 11:55
My before was 1 Yoplait yogurt and 1 Nutra-Grain bar at about 9:30 after I got to work.

My after is 1 egg and 4 egg whites scrambled with 4 oz. 1% Cottage Cheese, and 1 slice of whole wheat bread and a glass of OJ, at 7:30am. Then a snack around 10am.

I also added exercise, but my daily energy levels are SO MUCH higher and I think a huge part of that is eating a real breakfast.
sooki

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:01
My before was two pieces of toast with peanut butter and honey (it had to be two, or my day was ruined.) My after is 1 piece of toast with peanut butter and honey.
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melmi20

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:02
My before was any 2 for $2 fast food breakfast special...just the thought of it now makes me gag.

Now, my fav is 3 egg whites scrambled with 2% cheddar cheese, mushroom and spinach rolled in a high fiber whole wheat tortilla and a piece of fruit...oh yum! Smile
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Canajun

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:03
My before was to skip breakfast, and just drink coffee heavy with half and half.

Now, a one egg micro-omelette with a slice of pepperjack and some guacamole, and a handful of cherry tomatoes on the side. Sometimes I'll have it on a piece of toasted whole grain bread. The other breakfast I alternate this with is steel cut oats mixed with a bit of ricotta, fresh strawberries and a few chopped nuts.


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TheChunkyOne

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:06
my before breakfast was usually something frozen and quick, jimmy dean sausage egg and cheese biscuits were my favorite. Either that or fast food.
My after is either 2 eggs and one peice of whole wheat toast or whole wheat toast with peanut butter and bananas, depending on how much time i have. I even throw in a half a grapefruit every now and then too
leahl

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:07
Old breakfast: nothing

New breakfast: whole wheat english muffin with 1 laughing cow wedge and a piece of fruit.
hunny3080

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:09
Well when you could get me to eat breakfast, my before favorite was an all you can eat buffet breakfast at Golden Corral. Waffles with strawberries and whip cream, scrambled eggs, sausage & bacon, cheesy hashbrowns, biscuits & gravy, what ever you can imagine it was there, and I gorged myself.

Now my favorite I guess would be 3 boiled eggs with black coffee. Gotta have coffee!!
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rainebeau77

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:10
My before: a Stack of blueberry pancakes with actual butter, not butter Spray! haha and looooads of syrup. lots and lots of sweet delicious blueberry-stained syrup. With crispy crunchy bacon and a big glass of ice cold milk. usually comes with a side of guilt.

My after: One slice of 35 calorie toast with cayenne doused mustard squished around, conveniently-microwaved liquid egg whites and diced sweet red peppers with a side of fruit!
forgiven4lif...

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:13
Old breakfast: almost any kind of fast food biscuit and a large coke

New breakfast: old fashioned oatmeal with either applesauce and cinnamon mixed in or cocoa powder for a chocolate fix
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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:19
old n' busted: a bag of grease from McD's (with diet soda... of course) or doughnuts w/ chocolate milk

new hotness: a wheat waffle "sammich" with a Boca Chick'n patty in the middle (sometimes with low cal syrup), and skim milk

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queenoftarts

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:21
before: coffee with lots of cream and sugar

now: 1 free run egg with salsa on the side, 2 pieces of low sodium turkey bacon & fruit. coffee with not-so-much cream & sugar.
shmiller

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:21
OLD: chocolate covered donut gems, cafe mocha

NEW: 1/2 cup Southwestern egg beaters, 1 toasted pepperidge farm deli thin, 1 slice shaved deli ham, 1/2 oz cheddar cheese
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sheripickle

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:22
I would have never thought of putting a Boca in between waffles! Will have to try it!!!
Oh I love a huge egg white omelette too Smile with lots of mushrooms, onions, tomatoe..... it sure doesn't take much egg to hold together all the veggies! YUM
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Rnbwgrl

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:53
Before: No food, just a Sunkist (mmm citrus bubbly in the morning!)

Now: 1 peice of honey-wheat toast with simply jif and stawberry preserves, 1 hard boiled egg, 1 serving oatmeal, 1 peice of fruit.

and I agree, I have much more energy for the day now than i did when I skipped b-fast...
hottagain

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 12:59
3 egg omelet, 3 slices cheese, chili pepper, tomato, 3 slices of bacon, onion, and homemade potato pancake with sour cream.
Now one serving egg whites with all the veggies, one slice cheese, no bacon, no potato pancake. I realize I am full after that, when I go home though I do have chile rellenos and bacon.
k8yk

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 13:07
Before: coffee, cream, 4 sugars. Maybe a starbucks pastry.

Now: coffee, cream, no sugar. Low fat cottage cheese, 2 servings around 8 am. Fruit around 10.
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rdss60

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 13:31
Before: diet Pepsi
After: 1 serving steel cut oatmeal, 1 serving v8 @ 8:00a. Then 1 serving of fruit @ 10:00a.
bitteninmd

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 13:41
Ok, this is where I need help. Diet Pepsi has been my breakfast of champions for a very long time. I have always felt like I was starving at lunch if I ate a breakfast of any kind. I was just reading the metabolism boost challenge yesterday so I am trying to make a concerted effort to eat something with in two hours of waking up. Today it was one of those Whole Grain peanut butter cracker packs. Not great but it is a start.
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avlfive

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Posted: 20 May 2010, 13:55
Maybe not favorite but my (somewhat) daily breakfast (at work)...

1 1/2 Servings Microwaved Egg Beaters Egg Whites
5 Slices of Turkey Pepperoni (instead of bacon) broken up in the mix
1 slice of Pepper Jack Cheese
1/2 of an Orowheat Sandwich Thin (bottom)
Tabasco Chipotle Sauce
1 Yogurt

& my daily vitamins



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