Packing More Protein Into Breakfast with AllWhites Egg Whites {Recipe & Giveaway}

by Jen on March 3, 2014

Breakfast is an important meal that I never skip. There are so many benefits of eating breakfast including higher energy levels, increased mental focus, better portion control throughout the day, metabolism boost and maintaining body weight. My struggle with breakfast is getting enough protein. I blogged about how important protein is as a part of my afternoon snacks last week and today I’m discussing how I’m trying to get in first thing in the morning to jump start my day. If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’ve most likely noticed that I almost never eat eggs for breakfast despite how great I think they are for fueling not only for workouts but the day ahead. I lean much more in the direction of things like oatmeal and smoothies. Recently, I read an article on WebMD about incorporating lean protein into breakfast and it had me itching to get a little more serious about the nutritional makeup of my own breakfast.

Adding a little lean protein to your breakfast may be just the boost you need to help keep you feeling full until lunchtime. “Protein blunts your hunger the most, and is the most satiating,” Purdue University researcher Wayne Campbell, PhD, tells WebMD. And a traditional breakfast of eggs may be one of the best ways to get your morning protein. While eggs are not always associated with weight loss, they contain some of the highest-quality protein.

In a study presented at the 2007 Experimental Biology meeting, researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center compared weight loss in women who ate either two eggs or a bagel for breakfast. The two breakfast meals were identical in calories and volume. “Compared to the bagel eaters, overweight women who ate two eggs for breakfast five times a week for eight weeks as part of a low-fat, reduced-calorie diet, lost 65% more weight, reduced waist circumference by 83%, reported higher energy levels, and had no significant difference in their … blood cholesterol or triglyceride levels,” reports researcher Nikhil V. Dhurandhar, PhD.

Crazy, right?

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I have been experimenting with AllWhites® egg whites to develop breakfast recipes that help pack more of a protein punch and today I have TWO egg white breakfast recipes to share with you. One is for those who struggle like me to eat eggs first thing in the morning and the second for savory breakfast lovers. AllWhites is a great source of lean protein and is a fat-free, cholesterol-free and low-calorie alternative to shell eggs.

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First up, banana egg white oatmeal! When you add egg whites to your oatmeal it almost doubles the volume of the oatmeal and gives it a much fluffier and creamier texture. I know it sounds weird to add egg whites to oatmeal and I was skeptical when I first tried it but I can 100% assure you that there is absolutely no egg-like taste or texture, just a big pillowy bowl of banana oatmeal.

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My method for making banana oatmeal is to combine all the ingredients except the egg whites in a small, heavy saucepan and let it cook over low heat for about 5-7 minutes. Once the oats get soft and the banana slices start to break down, I give it a really vigorous stir to fully incorporate the banana. Once you’ve done this you slowly pour in the egg whites and stir the mixture for about 3-4 minutes until the egg whites are fully incorporated the mixture fluffs up. The key here is to add the egg whites slowly over low heat so that they don’t cook right when they hit the pot. Scrambled egg banana oatmeal = no bueno.

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Of course always better when topped with peanut butter! Years ago when I first started this blog I tried the egg whites in oatmeal thing a few times but I always feel so bad about not using the whole egg when I cook with egg whites. AllWhites alleviates that concern for me because they sell all the egg yolks to food service companies for things like ice cream, mayonnaise, puddings and more.

Banana Egg White Oatmeal

1/3 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup milk (skim, coconut, almond, soy)
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon dried cranberries or dried fruit of your choice (optional)
1/2 banana, sliced thin
Dash cinnamon
Dash salt
1/3 cup AllWhites Liquid Egg Whites (equivalent of 2 egg whites)

Combine oats, milk, water, chia seeds, cranberries, banana, cinnamon and salt in a small heavy saucepan and cook over low heat for about 5 minutes or until oats have softened and absorbed most of the liquid and banana begins to break down. Vigorously stir the mixture to fully incorporate the banana. Slowly add in egg whites and cook for another 2-3 minutes until mixture is fluffy and egg whites are fully incorporated. Yield: 1 serving

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The second recipe is for easy egg white and veggie cups that you can pop in the oven in no time.

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I whisked together AllWhites, spinach, roasted red peppers and artichokes and poured the mix into muffin cups. The result is a protein-packed, low-calorie, portable egg breakfast option.

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Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper, Artichoke and Feta Egg White Cups

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups AllWhites
2 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 cup baby spinach
1/4 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
1/4 cup artichoke hearts, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray. Spray a small saute pan with nonstick cooking spray and cook spinach, roasted red peppers and artichokes over medium heat until spinach is wilted and some of the liquid has cooked out of the peppers and artichokes. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg whites, yogurt, veggie mixture and salt and pepper to taste. Using a 1/3 cup measuring cup, pour egg mixture into prepared muffin pan. Sprinkle each cup with feta and bake for 20-25 minutes, until eggs are set. Run a knife along the edges to release from pan. Eat immediately or store in the fridge either individually wrapped or in a Tupperware. Reheat for 20-30 seconds. Yield: 12 egg cups.

Now, for a giveaway! AllWhites and BlogHer are giving away a $100 Visa gift card to one reader. Tell me about your breakfast fueling strategy for a chance to win. What does a normal breakfast look like for you? Do you like more protein or carb heavy? How does a healthy breakfast help to prepare you for the day?

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1 Rachael March 3, 2014 at 12:38 pm

I’ve been eating oats with almond milk, almond butter, and a small drizzle of honey on it every morning for over a year now! The almond butter helps keep me full til lunch so I don’t snack so much while sitting at my desk all day!

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2 megan March 3, 2014 at 12:41 pm

I usually have a Vega One smoothie. A nice plant based drink that gives me the protein, iron and greens I need. I feel like even if my eating goes badly later in the day at least I got in a good meal for breakfast.

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3 JennyV March 3, 2014 at 12:41 pm

I honestly just grab a handful of nuts and run out the door!

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4 Jenn@Mark My Miles! March 3, 2014 at 12:41 pm

I have been eating almond butter toast with an apple and a latte. I think it does its job to keeping me full. But I do enjoy eggs on the weekends for a more savory breakfast : )

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5 Tamara March 3, 2014 at 12:43 pm

I like a balanced breakfast with both protein AND carbs, as well as some healthy fat. Some examples:

2% plain Greek yogurt with berries and a bit of granola/nuts
cooked oats topped with blueberries and cottage cheese
oats cooked with egg (similar to how you described here) and topped with fruit
overnight oats with added pea protein powder, chia seeds, and almond milk (plus: fruit!)

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6 kimberly March 3, 2014 at 12:45 pm

I too, love oatmeal in the morning made with 1/2 a banana and a scoop of almond butter. It’s easy to eat at my desk at work. I’ve also added egg whites to my oatmeal to boost the protein. It definitely is a filling meal! I typically save the eggs/omelettes for the weekend.

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7 Courtney @ Fitness with a fork March 3, 2014 at 12:46 pm

I definitely do more protein packed breakfasts instead of carbs. If I ate oatmeal, I would be hungry again in 30 min! I almost always have eggs at breakfast and I love Allwhites! This morning I had one egg + Allwhites scrambled with pepper jack and spinach. Yum!

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8 Tamara March 3, 2014 at 12:47 pm
9 Jessica March 3, 2014 at 12:47 pm

I’m really bad about going carb heavy… I know it isn’t ideal but I don’t have a lot of time in the mornings and I get lazy. Those egg cups that can be cooked ahead of time and stored until you’re ready to eat them may be just the ticket for me!

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10 Erica { EricaDHouse.com } March 3, 2014 at 12:47 pm

I’ve been making egg white oatmeal for breakfast for months now. Absolutely love it!

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11 Shanna March 3, 2014 at 12:50 pm

I love to eat a fried or poached egg on some greens in the morning. Always gives me enough fuel for the day!

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12 Beth March 3, 2014 at 12:54 pm

I always prefer a protein low carb savory breakfast. Eggs are a go to for me

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13 *Andrea* March 3, 2014 at 1:01 pm

I prefer carbs in the morning when I’m working M-F with early wakeups. My favorite right now is the “squagel” that my colleague brings in from Cosi. I also love oats with peanut butter :)

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14 lindsey b March 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm

I love All Whites!! I go through about 2 large cartons per week. in addition to making oatmeal with them, I also LOVE using them to make protein pancakes. Also, I love making “egg pancakes”; which is just 1 cup All Whites with cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice mixed in and then topped with a bit of maple syrup. Tastes just like French toast!

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15 Kelly D March 3, 2014 at 1:05 pm

I usually have cereal for breakfast, and some fruit and coffee. This is more of a carb heavy breakfast, but I do incorporate protein throughout the rest of the day, by eating peanut butter, fish or eggs.

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16 Kelly D March 3, 2014 at 1:06 pm
17 eva March 3, 2014 at 1:06 pm

I wonder what your take is on processed foods? Is it not so much healthier to eat an egg versus these egg whites with all the added chemicals and weird stuff? What ingredients are listed on the back? Just wanted to see what you thought.

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18 tara March 3, 2014 at 1:09 pm

my boyfriend is kind enough to make us breakfast before work on most days which is usually some version of eggs and berries or a “skinny muffin” which is a micro “muffin” made from almond flour, egg, etc. i used to eat a lot more oatmeal which i think seemed to keep me fuller longer, but lately i’ve been feeling better with lower carbs. the idea of egg whites in oatmeal intrigues me ! and coffee…there is always coffee : )

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19 Cellabella March 3, 2014 at 1:10 pm

My breakfasts are usually oatmeal or cereal, with plenty of fruit and milk. Probably more carb heavy, but it gives me energy!

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20 Elena March 3, 2014 at 1:10 pm

I like to eat Greek yogurt with berries and nuts for breakfast

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21 Madeline March 3, 2014 at 1:11 pm

I have oatmeal for breakfast a lot, and sometimes yogurt messes. I could probably use more protein in them to help me last longer until lunch – I’d love to try the banana oatmeal with eggs!

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22 Elena March 3, 2014 at 1:12 pm
23 Linda March 3, 2014 at 1:12 pm

I usually have a slice of ezikeal with nut butter prior to my workout and then after I have greek yogurt an egg white scramble with veggies. On days I don’t work out first thing I start with a bigger breakfast which is a carb, protein, fat combination. I have noticed that I have more energy in addition to staying full longer if I have protein at every meal, particularly breakfast and lunch. I’m intrigued to try both your recipes!

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24 Jackie March 3, 2014 at 1:12 pm

All winter I’ve been leaning towards oatmeal mixed with fruit and nut butter for breakfast, and occasionally I’ll take the time to make eggs or an egg white omelette. The oatmeal with nut butter usually leaves me feeling full and energized for awhile, but I know a more protein-focused breakfast including egg whites gives me more energy for late morning workouts. I’m excited to try your recipes-I think the egg white-oatmeal combo might just the thing to get me back on track with protein earlier in the day.

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25 Jennifer March 3, 2014 at 1:14 pm

I absolutely run best on a combination of carbs + protein. My current favorite is oatmeal with Greek yogurt and peanut butter. I will definitely try this egg white option!

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26 Hillary | Nutrition Nut on the Run March 3, 2014 at 1:14 pm

A healthy breakfast for me is usually a homemade bowl of oats with nut butter or a couple of homemade gluten-free almond meal muffins. I think it’s important to incorporate carbs, protein, and fat into your first meal of the day… but I guess mine are usually more carb heavy :)

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27 Tracy March 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm

I almost always have a smoothie for breakfast. I just love them and the added protein always fills me up! I eat AllWhites often for dinner & lunch tho!!

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28 Amy March 3, 2014 at 1:18 pm

I prefer more protein in the morning-though I feel like I don’t have enough time to make it that often!

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29 Michelle March 3, 2014 at 1:21 pm

I usually have a green smoothie for breakfast.

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30 meredith @ The Cookie ChRUNicles March 3, 2014 at 1:24 pm

I am a sweet breakfast eater always – never want anything savory! However, I do incorporate egg whites lately into my breakfasts and definitely feel the difference! I add egg whites to my oatmeal and make two-ingredient pancakes. Still sweet but much more satisfying!

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31 Laura March 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Previously, I would enjoy using AllWhites to increase protein, but I have since switched to organic egg whites in the carton or just using the whites from an organic egg. What are your thoughts about the necessity to use organic or not?

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32 Lauren March 3, 2014 at 1:34 pm

i’ve been big on oatmeal topped with honey and PB since the weather has been so cold. otherwise, either over easy eggs or yogurt and granola!

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33 Ashley March 3, 2014 at 1:35 pm

Egg whites are always my go to! I like to use one whole egg (good stuff in the yolk too!) and increase the volume with a few tablespoons of egg whites. Serve scrambled or fried and on top of whole wheat toast!

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34 Lindsay March 3, 2014 at 1:35 pm

I generally eat oats with chia seeds, flax, berries or bananas, cinnamon and brown sugar, with either almond milk or lowfat milk. have to say those egg cups look tasty though! have to try the egg whites in my oats too.

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35 Kim @ FITsique March 3, 2014 at 1:39 pm

I eat egg whites every single day. No joke. i always start my day with an egg white omelet with nitrate free turkey bacon, spinach, and cheese, an over easy egg on the side, and a piece of toast with coconut oil and cinnamon on top. I look forward to this breakfast every single day and it gives me the fuel I need until I can eat a snack or lunch!

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36 Blair March 3, 2014 at 1:39 pm

I eat oatmeal almost every week day morning. Oats + milk + banana + peanut butter. I’ve never tried egg whites though. Will have to give it a whirl.

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37 Kim @ FITsique March 3, 2014 at 1:41 pm
38 meredith March 3, 2014 at 1:43 pm

I love having a bagel with almond butter! It keeps me full until lunch.

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39 Sarah March 3, 2014 at 1:44 pm

I’m pretty repetitive, but generally don’t get sick up my breakfasts. I usually have a slice of Ezekiel toast topped with a thin layer of neufchatel cheese, 1/4 of an avocado (sliced) an one fried egg. Coffee with skim milk is also included. It’s so good!

I travel a lot for work, so when I’m on the road it’s a Starbucks spinach/feta egg white wrap with a grande non-fat latte.

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40 Haley March 3, 2014 at 1:45 pm

I prefer a protein breakfast during the week. I mix whole eggs with the All Whites to make scrambled eggs to take along to work each morning. Love mixing it with avocado & hot sauce, plus some fruit on the side :)

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41 Nancy March 3, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Steel cut oats on the weekends and smoothies on busier weekdays!

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42 Lisa Brown March 3, 2014 at 1:51 pm

My breakfast is always an egg white only omelet with lots of veggies.

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43 Lisa Brown March 3, 2014 at 1:52 pm

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44 Abby Sparrow March 3, 2014 at 1:54 pm

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! Oatmeal is probably one of my favorite foods! My typical oatmeal looks very similar to yours, 1/3 cup oats, 2/3 water, 1/2 banana whipped in, with lots of egg whites, sweetened with maple syrup!! YUM

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45 Brindi March 3, 2014 at 1:54 pm

A huge bowl of oats fuels me well into early afternoon!

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46 Michelle March 3, 2014 at 1:55 pm

I always eat eggs for breakfast, whether they’re boiled or scrambled. If I skip a day, I really miss the egg!

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47 Julie Wood March 3, 2014 at 1:59 pm

I eat a balanced breakfast with protein and carbs to help me stay fueled. I eat an egg white omelet with veges and cheese and fruit. Or I will have a yogurt with a healthy breakfast bar and fruit. I always make sure to include protein in every meal.
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48 Brittany (Healthy Slice of Life) March 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm

I’m an egg lover for breakfast and really prefer savory! Love the egg cup idea- I could throw those on an english muffin for a great easy breakfast :)

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49 Hillary | Nutrition Nut on the Run March 3, 2014 at 2:01 pm
50 Julie Wood March 3, 2014 at 2:02 pm
51 Michelle March 3, 2014 at 2:04 pm

I usually eat oatmeal during the week since it is easy to make at work, but always eggs on the weekends!

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52 Liz March 3, 2014 at 2:05 pm

I try to combine a good mix of carbs and protein as well as some fat, especially since with high glycemic index foods (oatmeal, toast) adding fat slows the blood sugar spike. Often I have greek yogurt with homemade granola, peanut butter toast with fruit, oatmeal with peanut butter or egg white veggie omelet with fruit, I would like to try the egg white oatmeal because the amount of peanut butter I use does not have a huge amount of protein

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53 Caitlin F. March 3, 2014 at 2:07 pm

My breakfast is always high in protein! I make egg white oats and protein shakes often. Lately, I’ve been mixing vanilla bean protein powder into my plain Greek yogurt and topping it with Kashi Go Lean and banana slices. My favorite. :)

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54 Cayce March 3, 2014 at 2:10 pm

I like to have (cold) oatmeal with nuts and fruit in the morning. Sometimes I will have a veggie omelet!

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55 elizabeth March 3, 2014 at 2:12 pm

I’ve been added organic TSP to my overnight oats, for more protein.
You could always cook up the yolks for Sullie.

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56 Anna March 3, 2014 at 2:14 pm

I live oatmeal with a scoop of nut butter in the mornings. Sometimes I do add an egg but maybe I will try to start switching it up more! Thanks for the recipes!

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57 kelly March 3, 2014 at 2:18 pm

I do the “paleo pancake.” Two eggs + one banana + cinnamon in the blender and then cook like a pancake!

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58 Holly March 3, 2014 at 2:21 pm

I love egg and probably have them 5x/week for breakfast. I love them fried over some butternut squash.

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59 Becky March 3, 2014 at 2:21 pm

If you truly want to get all the nutrients you need to start the day off right, you should be eating the entire egg, including the yolks! Read this book for reference –> http://www.amazon.com/Eat-Yolks-Liz-Wolfe/dp/1628600195

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60 marie March 3, 2014 at 2:25 pm

I try to eat a good mix of protein, carbs, and healthy fats for breakfast. My current favorite is Greek yogurt and a banana smeared with peanut butter.

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61 marie March 3, 2014 at 2:26 pm

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62 Kerry March 3, 2014 at 2:29 pm

I usually grab a bagel with cream cheese or an English muffin with PB. Fast and portable!

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63 Cayce March 3, 2014 at 2:30 pm
64 Tina March 3, 2014 at 2:31 pm

Breakfast is a must and also my favorite meal of the day! If I make myself oatmeal I always add an egg to it or at least protein powder. Lately I’ve been craving pancakes which I usually make with 2 eggs and less flour. It’s delicious and it keeps me full until lunch.

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65 marie March 3, 2014 at 2:32 pm
66 Melissa March 3, 2014 at 2:39 pm

I usually go for toast or oatmeal w nutbutter and jam and berries… But I sometimes do crave eggs and then I’ll make a spinach feta omelette! Breakfast is my fav :)

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67 Kait March 3, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Breakfast for me is usually more protein heavy- I typically have either protein pancakes or oatmeal, nth of which always contain egg whites!

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68 Amy March 3, 2014 at 3:11 pm

I also usually have a smoothie or oatmeal for breakfast during the week and then on the weekends I sometimes have eggs. I am definitely going to give the oatmeal recipe a try.

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69 Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine March 3, 2014 at 3:18 pm

I always full with a carb source (cereal, quinoa flakes, granola, healthy pancakes), then a piece of fruit and nuts!

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70 Lauren March 3, 2014 at 3:27 pm

How many muffins are considered a serving? Just 1?

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71 Jen March 3, 2014 at 3:52 pm

oh i would need to eat like four of them at least. they’re pretty low cal. around 50ish calories each.

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72 Lindsay March 3, 2014 at 3:27 pm

I used to just have some coffee and a Luna bar. Now I’m loving green smoothies! I add either a scoop of protein powder or a scoop of almond butter and I’m full until lunch!

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73 Brittany March 3, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Whole Wheat Wrap, peanut butter, little honey and banana OR a Green Smoothie (Spinach, Mangos, Pineapples, Bananas, Apple Juice, and Chia Seeds)

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74 Julie March 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Oatmeal with chia and cinnamon, juice and coffee…yum!!

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75 KMM March 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm

I usually eat eggs with feta and broccoli.

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76 Hannah March 3, 2014 at 3:37 pm

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. If I have time I’ll whip up some scrambled eggs with chopped peppers and spinach. Otherwise I’ll slice up a banana with some granola and almond butter. Another option if I literally have no time is a couple hard-boiled eggs whites (I can’t handle the texture of the hard-boiled yolks) with a spoonful of salsa and cheese. Interesting, I know, but it’s a quick way for me to get in some protein in the morning!

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77 Mary March 3, 2014 at 3:41 pm

I love smoothies with a little peanut butter (the real kind, no fillers), coconut oil, and a scoop of protein powder to get healthy proteins and fats. It is quick, easy, and portable. The recipe for the egg white cups sound delicious, and I plan on trying them this weekend! I teach elementary school, so I have to be out the door by 7am. I am all about quick and convenient nutrition! Thanks for the recipes!

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78 Meg March 3, 2014 at 3:42 pm

I stopped eating cereal and moved toward a protein-focused breakfast about a year ago and never looked back! I eat plain Greek yogurt every single day, and I never get tired of it! I often have a tablespoon of peanut butter, on the side, for some fat.

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79 Taya March 3, 2014 at 4:14 pm

I always center my breakfasts around protein! Egg whites are actually the only animal product I eat…and I eat a lot of them. I stick to oatmeal with either egg whites or protein stirred in, egg white omelettes, or cold oatmeal with protein powder and a banana when I’m at the gym and lack a microwave.

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80 Becky March 3, 2014 at 4:17 pm

I like to eat a protein filled breakfast or I get hungry by 10:00. Sometimes I am on the rush and just have to grab something quick and easy which tends to be carb heavy. If I have time I enjoy a nice healthy balanced breakfast with a mixture of carbs and protein. Heavy on the protein though!

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81 Bonnie March 3, 2014 at 4:24 pm

some sort of fruit smoothie with greek yogurt and with a handful of spinach thrown in, usually. Or I grab a banana and hardboiled egg on the run!

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82 Bailey March 3, 2014 at 4:38 pm

I am a sucker for homemade whole wheat sweet potato muffins with peanut butter!

The egg white veggie cups look like a great portable option for breakfast on the go. They certainly look worth the try!

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83 Deniz March 3, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Just started reading your blog. Love it!

One of my staples for breakfast is an egg scramble burrito. I sauté whatever veggies I have on hand, add some egg whites and maybe some feta and goat cheese. Once it is all cooked I place it on a tortilla (usually whole wheat), slather with salsa and hot sauce. So yummy and filling!

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84 Jen March 3, 2014 at 4:46 pm

thank you so much for reading! and i love breakfast burritos but i always forget about them!

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85 Helen March 3, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Thank you SO much for these recipes! I have never liked eggs, but I love oatmeal. My husband tries to get me to eat some of his scrambled eggs for more protein, but I just can’t do it. My oatmeal usually contains honey, mixed berries and some skim milk. I cannot wait to try the oatmeal plus egg whites!

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86 Kelly March 3, 2014 at 4:44 pm

I’m up at 3am for work during the week (oh, the joys of television news!) so eating first thing is always rough. I’ve learned to break it down into separate portions so I’m not overloading so early. I’ll usually eat a handful of nuts or a granola bar when I get up, then something easy to grab on the go like Van’s waffles and heat them up a little later in the morning.

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87 Jaclyn Reynolds March 3, 2014 at 4:56 pm

A veggie omlette and coffee!

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88 heather March 3, 2014 at 4:56 pm

I love breakfast the most out of any meal and most of the time I try to eat good. I like to have scrambled eggs, whole wheat toast, some hashbrowns and orange juice. I guess I eat more carbs for breakfast to help get me going for the day.

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89 Tina March 3, 2014 at 5:01 pm

I usually eat banana oatmeal or an egg burrito in the morning (egg, salsa, avocado, mushrooms on a whole wheat tortilla). I love them both and they keep me pretty full until lunch!

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90 Mami2jcn March 3, 2014 at 5:14 pm

I usually start my morning out with cereal. I wish I had the time to make eggs.

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91 Mami2jcn March 3, 2014 at 5:15 pm

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92 allie@sweetpotatobites March 3, 2014 at 5:34 pm

I keep hearing about egg white oatmeal but have never given it a shot – perhaps I will one of these days.

I do like the look of those little egg white cups! How long do you think they would last in the fridge?

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93 liz @ www.sweat-happy.com March 3, 2014 at 5:59 pm

For a couple of years, I ate a banana pancake (1 banana mashed with 2 eggs and cooked in a pan like a pancake) every morning, but lately I’ve been into 2 slices of toast or waffles, topped with pb and banana slices. Hits the spot every time!

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94 Maureen March 3, 2014 at 6:12 pm

I trade off. IN the mornings I will have OJ and a banana and greek yogurt where I add pomegranate seeds. Sometimes I will have an egg sandwich with turkey sausage.

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95 Christie March 3, 2014 at 6:23 pm

Recently I’ve been loving cinnamon oatmeal with a side of two hard boiled eggs. Keeps me full all morning!

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96 Jamie March 3, 2014 at 6:29 pm

breakfast doesnt have to mean “traditional” meals— I have a very untraditional breakfast of leftovers– chicken, vegetables, legumes, barley, or sweet potato— no shortage of protein here!

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97 Katie March 3, 2014 at 6:34 pm

I love making overnight oats with Greek yogurt for a protein boost!

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98 Sara G March 3, 2014 at 6:36 pm

I love oatmeal with vanilla protein powder and blueberries in the morning!

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99 Lauren F March 3, 2014 at 6:46 pm

I’ve really been on a protein pancake kick lately. I use egg whites, protein powder, applesauce, and cinnamon. delicious! I usually go the protein route. I loooooove eggs and have been adding egg whites to my oatmeal for awhile. breakfast is amazing :-)

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100 Lauren F March 3, 2014 at 6:52 pm
101 Ashley March 3, 2014 at 7:02 pm

Usually oatmeal and sun warrior protein for breakfast with almond milk!
I do love eggs, usually my go to lunch choice! Egg whites in oatmeal is a great idea!

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102 Amy Deckard March 3, 2014 at 7:04 pm

I always have a goal to eat more protein, but my go-to is dried fruit and nut butter. I just love the combination.

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103 Lisa March 3, 2014 at 7:11 pm

I make a batch of steel cut oats every weekend to get me through the week so I’m not tempted to do something unhealthy

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104 Sarah March 3, 2014 at 7:14 pm

I ALWAYS go with either egg whites and fruit, or greek yogurt with fruit and raisins. Works for me, but I’d love to try some new things in my morning meal!

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105 Jessica To March 3, 2014 at 7:14 pm

I try to eat fruit when I need a sweet healthy snack. I tend to lean towards carbs though for breakfast!

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106 Mary March 3, 2014 at 7:17 pm

My go to breakfast is PB on a bagel with banana – probably could use a little more protein!

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107 Maggie March 3, 2014 at 7:25 pm

I alternate between “egg muffins” similar to your recipe and oats-based breakfasts. Keeps it interesting and yummy!

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108 Leah March 3, 2014 at 7:30 pm

I typically eat greek yogurt and fruit for breakfast! I should opt for eggs more often…

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109 Amanda p March 3, 2014 at 7:36 pm

I have been having overnight oats for months.
1/4 cup oatmeal
1/2 teaspoon chia seeds
1/2 cup almond milk unsweetened
1/2 banana sliced
Cinnamon

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110 Ashley H March 3, 2014 at 7:52 pm

I eat lots of fruit.

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111 Natalie March 3, 2014 at 7:53 pm

I eat oatmeal with nut butter every morning and it keeps me full until lunch!

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112 Angela March 3, 2014 at 8:05 pm

I love eating hard-boiled eggs in the morning if I’m in a rush, or some scrambled eggs with some protein-rich spinach. I also will often add some greek yogurt to my smoothies. On the weekend, another favourite is beans and greens on toast!

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113 mysweetiepiepie March 3, 2014 at 8:10 pm

I’ll have smoothies, eggs, steel-cut oats or even a small sandwich for breakfast,; just whatever I happen to be in the mood for.

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114 Maggie March 3, 2014 at 8:24 pm

I love eating eggs for breakfast. I usually will have a 2 egg and veggie scramble. If I don’t have time for that, I resort to a quick yogurt and fruit combo.

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115 Farrell March 3, 2014 at 8:38 pm

Eggs every morning for me! With cheese and hot sauce!

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116 Elizabeth @ my neon running shoes March 3, 2014 at 8:46 pm

My breakfasts also seem to be more carb heavy. I do love oatmeal though so I think I will try it with egg whites tomorrow for a change! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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117 Gina @ Health, Love, and Chocolate March 3, 2014 at 8:50 pm

Since my breakfast is typically post-workout I like to incorporate both a carb and a protein. I love eggy oats or greek yogurt bowls.

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118 ali March 3, 2014 at 9:33 pm

smoothie or green juice is my breakfast of champions….. eggs come later ….

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119 Meagan March 3, 2014 at 9:35 pm

My normal breakfast is oatmeal so maybe I should try to add egg whites!

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120 Jodi March 3, 2014 at 9:48 pm

I ALWAYS crave carbs in the morning for whatever reason so instead of just having a big bagel I make egg sandwiches either open face on half a bagel or on whole wheat toast. This way I satisfy that carb craving but also pack in some protein with the egg. Plus I get to add some cheese because let’s be honest who doesn’t love cheese :)

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121 Jessica Mason March 3, 2014 at 9:53 pm

I love Ezekial bread, avocaodo and egg whites…soo good!

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122 Carolyn March 3, 2014 at 9:54 pm

I like making sweet omelets. I use egg whites, fruit, stevia, and cinnamon!

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123 Hillary March 3, 2014 at 9:58 pm

I’ve become obsessed with scrambled eggs for breakfast. Plenty of salt, of course!

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124 Candace M March 3, 2014 at 10:20 pm

My husband and I started eating oatmeal with ripe bananas and raisins.

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125 Margot C March 3, 2014 at 10:31 pm

I don’t know how normal this is, but I like to make something with egg whites and some thing green (I like your muffin tin idea!); and I make a power drink too that has oatmeal and fruit and yogurt with juice (sounds weird but is good).

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126 Melissa March 3, 2014 at 10:40 pm

I mix equal parts Greek yogurt and shredded zucchini and a scoop of protein powder. Then I microwave egg whites separately and add them after they have cooled to add even more protein. Random but really good.

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127 Margot C March 3, 2014 at 10:49 pm
128 Allie March 3, 2014 at 10:49 pm

I’m honestly trying to figure it out! Usually cream of buckwheat, a bar, a sweet potato and fruit. It just depends on what my tummy is tolerating!

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129 Jordan D March 3, 2014 at 10:53 pm

My normal breakfast starts off with coffee, obviously. Then I usually have an oddly savory, high protein breakfast. Maybe a salad with cottage cheese or an egg white omelet loaded with veggies. I’m not a sweet breakfast person.

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130 Annie B March 3, 2014 at 10:54 pm

I’ve been a huge fan of egg white oats lately! I cook my eggs in brewed herbal tea (flavors like pumpkin spice and coconut) to add extra yummy flavor!

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131 Sarah March 3, 2014 at 10:54 pm

I need to eat something in the morning to get started but something that won’t weigh me down because I dance ballet professionally. I usually make a protein smoothie with added fruit and veggies.

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132 Stacy March 3, 2014 at 11:48 pm

My favorite breakfast is super protein heavy – bacon & eggs! Since veggies are super important, though, I alternate with green smoothies, packed with spinach & a nut butter for protein :)

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133 Ella Johnson March 3, 2014 at 11:57 pm

I go carb heavy. It’s also hard for me to eat savory early in the morning. I need time to let my stomach warm up for that.I love oatmeal with a dollop of peanut butter. I’m intrigued by the egg white oatmeal!

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134 Nikki Fahey March 4, 2014 at 12:08 am
135 Nikki Fahey March 4, 2014 at 12:09 am

I love my egg whites in muffins. or whipped ones in waffles!

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136 Mary-E March 4, 2014 at 12:14 am

cereal and a hardboiled egg

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137 Nicole March 4, 2014 at 12:15 am

I typically love eggs for breakfast (cooked any way!) but since I became pregnant, my tastes are all screwy and eggs every day just doesn’t work right now. However, I’ve been eating nuts or yogurt with breakfast (usually a bowl of cereal or toast) to get protein at the start of the day because I too find it makes a big difference!

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138 Portia smith March 4, 2014 at 12:41 am

I love my coffee protein shake every morning – gives me the perfect amount of energy without feeling too full for my am workouts!!

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139 kristina March 4, 2014 at 1:23 am

i hate that the article made it seem like that weight loss diets are to be “low fat.” um hello–paleo eaters have wonderful success with weight loss, happy lives, and satisfying meals with high fat protein diets…

low fat diets are not getting you anywhere

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140 Vangie March 4, 2014 at 6:19 am

Usually I like carb heavy breakfasts, like oatmeal or sprouted toast and nut butter. To get my protein in I also add egg whites to my oatmeal. It makes them so fluffy and delicious! A healthy breakfast gives me energy to focus and be cheerful:)

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141 Pam March 4, 2014 at 7:15 am

Always (except weekends) I gave a green smoothie but I always put Sun Warrior protein in it. On the weekend I cook a traditional breakfast of grits, eggs, fruit and biscuits.

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142 Kaila @healthyhelperblog! March 4, 2014 at 7:49 am

Breakfast is always some sort of combo of a smoothie in a bowl, yogurt, oats, and one of my fruit and almond milk power bowls! I eat a lot of protein and carbs! Probably more carbs, but I do like my protein too!

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143 Sarah McClung March 4, 2014 at 8:14 am

I’ve recently been experimenting with removing grains from my diet and have been enjoying this grain-free porridge which uses egg whites as a main ingredient: 1 banana mashed, 1/2 cup almond milk, 1 whole egg + 2 egg whites, 2 tbsp flaxseed, cinnamon to taste. Combine all ingredients in a bowl as you all a saucepan to heat on the stove. Lightly spray your saucepan with non-stick cooking spray (I used coconut oil and spread it around w a rubber spatula) add your porridge mixture and allow to cook for 3-5 minutes. Enjoy with fresh fruit, coconut flakes, chia seeds, honey, PEANUT BUTTER, or any topping of your choice.

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144 Denyne March 4, 2014 at 9:07 am

I love protein for breakfast. Almost always on the go, so I have hard boiled eggs pre-made and just have to grab a couple.

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145 Lisa Carson March 4, 2014 at 11:17 am

I usually have greek yogurt, but am looking for more protein in my breakfast. I love the idea of your egg cups. I;m going to have to try those. They look amazing!

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146 Tracy March 4, 2014 at 11:46 am

I will eat yogurt and cereal or a protein bar to get my day started and the mid morning have a snack. I prefer a carb heavy breakfast but I try to go with some kind of protein to help me stay full a little longer.

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147 Julia March 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm

My current favorite breakfast is a yogurt bowl with half of a quest bar broken into pieces, ground flax seed, berries, vanilla, cereal, and milk to mix it all together with a dash of stevia. delicious and full of protein!

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148 Julia March 4, 2014 at 12:13 pm
149 Laura March 4, 2014 at 12:26 pm

Breakfast is almost always plain oatmeal with strawberries, blueberries, and vanilla soy milk. (And coffee!) Lately, though, I’ve noticed I definitely could use some extra protein in the morning to get me through my 9 hour workdays and 2 workouts each day and have been adding 1-2 scrambled eggs and/or bacon (usually turkey bacon). Definitely prefer savory over sweet! I used to add protein powder to my oatmeal but got tired of the taste and texture. Never thought to add egg whites!

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150 Kristin March 4, 2014 at 12:40 pm

Green smoothie all the way! Knowing that I started the day with a serving of leafy greens, 1 cup of almond milk, and 1 cup of fruit helps me stay on track with my eating the rest of the day. I enjoy sipping the smoothy at my desk.

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151 JennyS March 4, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Protein all the way! Either eggs with some kind of vegetable, or a green smoothie with protein powder and/or nut butter.

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152 SherryC March 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Scrambled egg, avocado, cheddar cheese on toast. YUM!

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153 One Frugal Girl March 4, 2014 at 3:33 pm

I love to cook scrambled eggs with my son. He helps crack and mix, sticking a fork in the yolks to break them up. It provides enough protein to keep me going until lunchtime.

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154 Amy Tong March 4, 2014 at 3:46 pm

My breakfast fueling strategy is to eat something satisfying yet healthy. My favorite is a super green smoothie with egg white omelette and asparagus. can’t wait to try your egg white cups.
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155 Amy Tong March 4, 2014 at 3:47 pm
156 Lisa March 4, 2014 at 4:17 pm

I’ve been having green smoothies with a little almond butter or protein powder. But they do leave me a bit hungry and I’ve been thinking of how to incorporate more protein into my diet in the morning to have me feel a little “fuller”

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157 Michelle March 4, 2014 at 4:55 pm

I usually eat eggs on the weekend after a long workout. My weekday breakfast is something quick, lately its been toast with almond butter.

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158 Danielle Diede March 4, 2014 at 6:09 pm

My days start with protein and end with it! And I am definitely an omelet and scrambled eggs person who likes to mix as many veggies and things as I can in with it! Along with it usually goes a banana, spinach smoothie and it is a great start to my day!

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159 Samantha Russell March 4, 2014 at 8:32 pm

I try to get protein into my breakfast in some form, whether it be through egg whites a smoothie with protein powder, or an energy bar (a low-sugar one always!). I would love to try the AllWhites egg whites – I am just like you, not wanting to waste the yolks when I buy a carton of eggs!

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160 karina March 4, 2014 at 9:35 pm

My day would be lost without breakfast! I make sure mine has a good combo of protein and carbs to fuel me through the morning!

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161 Diana March 5, 2014 at 2:13 am

I love AllWhites Egg Whites! I love that it can be used for so many different things. Will definitely have to try your oatmeal recipe!

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162 Shay @ Whine Less, Breathe More March 5, 2014 at 7:32 am

Lately my breakfast has been a piece of whole-grain toast topped with almond butter and banana slices.

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163 Kate Emmenegger March 5, 2014 at 8:07 am

My favorite breakfast as of late has been two eggs over easy on top of sauteed veggies (this morning it was red onion and asparagus!), a piece of toast with butter and jam, and a small pureed fruit smoothie (pear, banana, oj this morning!). I need a big breakfast to keep me full throughout the morning and my classes. I do a lot of walking around campus, so having a well-balanced meal is crucial. This meal has my protein, carbs, and fats and it’s all made from real, whole foods!

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164 sandra March 5, 2014 at 8:36 am

try to eat plenty of fruits and proteins

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165 jen March 5, 2014 at 9:24 am

Plain greek yogurt, granola, and fruit. Keeps me fueled until lunch!!

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166 Alexandra March 5, 2014 at 9:47 am

I always incorporate protein into my breakfast! Adding egg whites to my oatmeal is standard and if I’m planning on a lower carb day I’ll use protein powder for a smoothie or make some eggs using egg whites!

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167 Melissa March 5, 2014 at 10:00 am

I have eggs pretty much every morning for protein. They also seem to settle better in my stomach than other foods. Hard boiled eggs are great or an omlette with veggies and organic sausage. I also have coffee or tea (caffeine/energy) with coconut milk for protein and manogsteen sweetener. I make my own coconut flour pumpkin bread too.

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168 Megan (The Lyons' Share) March 5, 2014 at 10:49 am

My favorite breakfast has been plain greek yogurt, chia seeds, pumpkin, cinnamon, oats, berries, and nuts for SO long. But I’ve been experimenting with slightly more savory breakfasts to try to kick my sugar cravings to the curb lately – eggs included!

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169 Courtney March 5, 2014 at 12:39 pm

Ever since starting Crossfit and doing my workout in the morning, my appetite is really up there by the time I get home around 7am! I use eggs every morning (usually one egg and one egg white) to get the protein I need to stay full until lunch time. Usually this is balanced by a whole grain carb and fruit, along with some milk :)

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170 Courtney March 5, 2014 at 12:41 pm

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171 Natassia March 5, 2014 at 12:59 pm

My normal non pregnant breakfast is oatmeal with fresh fruit (peaches are the best in the summer) but early pregnancy has been leading me too a mini bagel and cream cheese with an orange.

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172 Paige March 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm

I have been loving protein egg white pancakes! Mix egg whites, oats, cinnamon, and stevia and cook like a pancake! I add sliced banana or strawberries and syrup when theyre done!

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173 Leah March 5, 2014 at 7:08 pm

Oats, an egg and fresh fruit is my go-to combo for a filling, protein-rich breakfast!

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174 Susan Smith March 5, 2014 at 8:16 pm

I fuel up in the morning with eggs and bacon or sausage. I notice I don’t get hungry in the morning if I eat protein for breakfast.

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175 Susan Smith March 5, 2014 at 8:22 pm
176 Erika March 5, 2014 at 8:31 pm

I’ve been trying to drink more water.

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177 heidi March 6, 2014 at 12:05 am

During the week days my breakfast go to meals are smoothies! I’m obsessed.
On the weekends though my husband cooks breakfast which typically is an omelet or scrambled eggs with turkey sausage. He makes an amazing sweet potato hash too. Love!

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178 Jamie March 6, 2014 at 12:28 pm

I have to have protein in the AM! Usually have a smoothie with protein powder or add some peanut butter to my oatmeal. I am definitely going to try the egg white cups! I don’t have time to cook in the morning, so these would be perfect to pop in the microwave when I get to the office.

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179 Maria Malaveci March 6, 2014 at 2:57 pm

A delicious (very tart) Greek yogurt with honey & walnuts. Has always been my absolute favorite. Simple, and delicious!

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180 Norma March 6, 2014 at 4:17 pm

My normal breakfast is high fiber cereal with fresh fruit in it (bananas, berries, peaches, etc)

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181 LAMusing March 6, 2014 at 4:18 pm

Honestly I love eggs for breakfast but usually make due with yogurt with honey and walnuts

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182 Amy @ The Nifty Foodie March 6, 2014 at 9:28 pm

I love egg whites for breakfast (especially in omelet form), but I’ve never tried AllWhites. I also eat oatmeal with fresh fruit. :-)

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183 Katie M March 7, 2014 at 3:01 pm
184 Katie M March 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm

A normal breakfast for me tends to me more carb heavy – high fiber cereal, frozen blueberries, and skim milk – but I’d like to eat more protein. A satisfying breakfast is important in order to fuel my busy days of running, yoga, and work.

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185 Keri March 7, 2014 at 3:38 pm

My normal breakfasts are either oatmeal, an omelette, or a breakfast sandwich. I always make sure to have at least a bit of protein!

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186 D Schmidt March 7, 2014 at 9:33 pm

I fuel my way with a healthy diet rich in protein, healthy fats and other necessary nutrients! I also take vitamins and drink a lot of water. I generally start my day with some scrambled eggs, cheese string and black tea.

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187 D Schmidt March 7, 2014 at 9:33 pm
188 latanya March 8, 2014 at 8:18 am

I usually do a protein shake for breakfast

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189 latanya March 8, 2014 at 8:19 am
190 Katie March 8, 2014 at 10:13 am

i LOVE egg whites! i use them almost every day! :) i love to put them in smoothies and my oatmeal!

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191 Leslie March 8, 2014 at 1:37 pm

I made this today along with some turkey sausage. So flavorful! Also had to sub cheddar for feta – loved that this recipe lends itself to simple swaps. I often have sliced apple with pb and honey for breakfast – or sometimes fresh greens, veggies, and leftover meat from the night before. May be weird but it works for me! Plus, I start getting in those veggies early.

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192 Amelia March 8, 2014 at 2:35 pm

I always start my morning with egg whites scrambled with a bunch of vegetables. I usually supplement it with some oatmeal or whole grain cereal. I love starting my day with a heavy dose of protein and vegetables. I also often put egg whites into my oatmeal which definitely helps me to feel satisfied for longer.

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193 Shannon March 8, 2014 at 3:22 pm

I’m making a real effort to increase my water intake daily. Helps my body use the food I eat more efficiently!

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194 Shannon March 8, 2014 at 3:24 pm
195 Laura March 8, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! I eat a plain 3 egg white omelet and sometimes wilt 1.5 cups of spinach to go with that. I also eat a 1/3 cup of oatbran with half a banana, cinnamon, almond milk, chia seeds and few raisins thrown. And always with a small scoop of Sunflower butter on top.

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196 Kristen March 8, 2014 at 7:54 pm

My favorite breakfast is McCann’s Irish Oatmeal with raw cashews and dried cranberries.

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197 Kristen March 8, 2014 at 7:58 pm
198 courtney b March 9, 2014 at 12:56 am

a healthy breakfast is egg whites with some fresh fruit and orange juice.. lots of carbs make you tired!

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199 courtney b March 9, 2014 at 12:57 am
200 amber March 9, 2014 at 12:24 pm

I like to have some protein for breakfast, either an egg nuked in the microwave, or paleo banana pancakes

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201 Anne March 9, 2014 at 1:16 pm

I either start my day with a green smoothie or with an oatmeal and almond butter mixture. I try to plan around my workouts… if I need more carbs because I plan to do a big cardio workout, I’ll start with the oatmeal. If not, I’ll just do the smoothie. Either way, I make sure to pack the smoothie or the oatmeal with berries to get some vitamins and minerals to kickstart the day. I love that I can easily add greens to my smoothie. I’d love to add eggs more regularly to my mornings. Finding easier ways to add them is going to be soooo helpful. Perfect protein source! Thanks, Jen!

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202 Emily T March 9, 2014 at 1:56 pm

during the week, i eat oatmeal every single morning. if i don’t add chia seeds, i almost always add egg whites :)

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203 Jessie C. March 10, 2014 at 12:10 am

I like scrambled eggs with steamed veggies and more protein than carb for breakfast. A healthy breakfast help me to stay focus and energetic for the day.

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204 Jessie C. March 10, 2014 at 12:11 am

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205 Sonya Morris March 12, 2014 at 4:16 pm

I try to cut out a lot of sugar in my breakfast which happens to be my weakness. I try to drink lots of water, eat healthy and take vitamins daily.

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206 Sonya Morris March 12, 2014 at 4:16 pm
207 rachel March 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm

Coffee, fruit and some sort of carb — bread, scone, etc. I know I need more protein though.

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208 wild orchid March 14, 2014 at 8:20 am

I try to include protein with every single meal to fuel my body. For breakfast, it is usually scrambled eggs with a side of fruit.

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209 wild orchid March 14, 2014 at 8:22 am

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210 Amy M March 16, 2014 at 10:53 am

I try to start the day off right with a healthy breakfast. This usually involves either oatmeal, fruit, veggies, or eggs/egg whites. If I have a healthy breakfast, I’m more likely to make healthy choices throughout the rest of the day.

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211 Amy M March 16, 2014 at 10:54 am
212 Debbie B March 16, 2014 at 3:38 pm

i usually have some yogurt and a protein bar or oatmeal

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213 Debbie B March 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm
214 Tina M March 16, 2014 at 11:49 pm

i don’t like to eat the same breakfast everyday. I try to eat lots of fruits in the morning

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215 Tina M March 16, 2014 at 11:49 pm
216 Judy B. March 18, 2014 at 7:31 am

I often use AllWhites for breakfast as anything with eggs fits my tastes and preference for that meal rather than anything with meat. it fits well with my diet and energy needs to start my day. Thanks for the recipes. Yummy and different.
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217 Judy B. March 18, 2014 at 7:34 am
218 Mia March 19, 2014 at 9:30 pm

I like to have lots of proteins and vegetables for breakfast.

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219 Mia March 19, 2014 at 9:38 pm
220 Sharon O. March 20, 2014 at 4:07 pm

I almost always have oatmeal for breakfast, the real kind (not the processed, fakey flavored stuff that comes in little envelopes). I’ve never tried adding egg whites to it though, so this post has me thinking. I know oatmeal alone doesn’t offer much protein so adding egg whites would make for a better all-around start to the day. I find when I eat oatmeal for breakfast I have more energy and don’t find myself snacking before lunch. Thank you!

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221 Ellie W March 20, 2014 at 5:13 pm

I usually start my day with a warm bowl of oatmeal. I like it plain with just a little sugar. And usually a banana. The combo gives me plenty of energy to make it until a late lunch most days.

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222 Ellie W March 20, 2014 at 5:13 pm
223 Anna Pry March 20, 2014 at 10:18 pm

scrambled eggs with spinach is my usual breakfast pryfamily5@gmail.com

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224 Anna Pry March 20, 2014 at 10:19 pm
225 Wanda McHenry March 21, 2014 at 1:49 am

I make a smoothie every morning with various fruits and a a handful of spinach. Occasionally I’ll make a soft boiled egg and have it on buttered toast, but that is rare. I don’t go for either protein or carbs, just healthy.

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226 Wanda McHenry March 21, 2014 at 1:51 am
227 Lauren E. March 21, 2014 at 10:43 am

Steel cut oatmeal, made with water. I add a little milk into it after and a sprinkle of brown sugar.

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228 nannypanpan March 22, 2014 at 8:06 pm

ever since I was recently pregnant I became addicted to raisin bran in the morning. definitely need carbs and the fiber
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229 Denise S March 23, 2014 at 9:59 am

I’m trying to walk more and eat more veggies and less fast food.
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230 Maureen March 23, 2014 at 11:05 am

I fuel by starting the morning off with a good breakfast. Usually Greek yogurt and cereal and fresh squeezed juice and some fruit. I make sure that I have water with me through the day and I take vitamins and supplements. There are days also that I will make an egg sandwich as a wonderful quick easy to go breakfast. I wll put perhaps a slice of canadian bacon and some fresh tomatoes as well.

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231 paige chandler March 23, 2014 at 2:51 pm

Banana, orange juice and wheat toast. Perfect start for my morning.

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232 Theron Willis March 23, 2014 at 3:58 pm

I eat brown rice with steamed veggies. That and I limit my fat intake to olive oil.

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233 Margaret Smith March 23, 2014 at 6:07 pm

I try to eat plenty of protein, fruit and veggies and keep away from junk foods as much as possible.
Thanks so much.

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234 Kiara March 23, 2014 at 6:19 pm

I have a smoothie for breakfast.
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235 Margaret Smith March 23, 2014 at 6:26 pm
236 Jimmy March 23, 2014 at 6:28 pm

I like to snack on fruit and vegetables.

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237 Natalie March 23, 2014 at 7:40 pm

I fuel my way to a healthier me by eating breakfast daily consisting of fruit and low fat yogurt and I always pack my own lunch with healthy salads and sandwiches.

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238 Tamar March 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm

I drink water and enjoy protein bars.

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239 Janice Cooper March 23, 2014 at 8:26 pm

I like to eat a light breakfast – boiled egg sometimes with toast or fried ham.

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240 Janice Cooper March 23, 2014 at 8:28 pm
241 Eugenie March 24, 2014 at 12:03 am

I add ground flax seeds to yogurt for breakfast.

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242 Lee March 24, 2014 at 12:07 am

I eat lots of fruit for breakfast.

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243 Lee March 24, 2014 at 12:07 am
244 Cynthia C March 24, 2014 at 6:42 am

My breakfast is always oatmeal cooked in skim milk topped with a little brown sugar, cinnamon and sliced banana.

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245 Cynthia C March 24, 2014 at 6:43 am
246 Kim H March 24, 2014 at 9:43 am

I eat right and exercise!! ky_grandma40@yahoo.com

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247 Barbara M March 24, 2014 at 11:58 am

For breakfast I have a smoothie – kefir fresh fruit romaine and chia seeds for good health.
And I prefer more protein than carbs.
thank you.

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248 Barbara M March 24, 2014 at 11:59 am
249 Sarah Hirsch March 24, 2014 at 1:15 pm

to be honest, i do not eat breakfast. i eat when i am hungry, and i am not hungry in the morning. so my first food is usually either whole grain sandwich thin with cheese melted on top, or a salad, or a nutty granola bar.

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250 Deborah Wellenstein March 24, 2014 at 3:17 pm

I add lean protein to my breakfast so I don’t get so hungry before lunch.

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251 HilLesha O'Nan March 24, 2014 at 3:36 pm

I supercharge my day with healthy “green
smoothies” and warm lemon water with ginger & cayenne
pepper (this help wards off colds). I also do yoga. :)

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252 Samantha Daleo March 24, 2014 at 5:26 pm

The breakfast that tends to give me most energy and keep me straight on my diet for the day is yogurt and granola. Some days when I feel I need a little more than that, I have a piece of bread with peanut butter and that does well to give me energy too.

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253 Samantha Daleo March 24, 2014 at 5:27 pm
254 mickeyfan March 24, 2014 at 8:06 pm

I am a carb-aholic, breakfast skipper. Now if I had someone to FIX my breakfast every day…….

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255 Linda G. March 24, 2014 at 8:24 pm

I usually just grab a bowl of cereal, I try to eat more protein for supper, along with veggies and fruit

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256 Jacob LaFountaine March 24, 2014 at 9:58 pm

I try to fill up on fluids to stop from overeating

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257 chelsey burke March 24, 2014 at 10:09 pm

Pack my lunch everyday!

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258 Stephanie V. March 24, 2014 at 10:52 pm

adding veggies to everything – like today my egg white scramble with asparagus, kale, tomato, red pepper
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259 Lauren-Olivia Wood March 24, 2014 at 11:39 pm

I make smoothies and eat lots of lean protein!

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260 Anastasia March 25, 2014 at 8:27 am

I rarely eat breakfast, but I know I need to! When I do get a chance for breakfast, it’s toast, cottage cheese and bananas :) Or, if I’m lucky, pancakes, hashbrowns and eggs! I’d love to eat breakfast more and make it something healthy, like this recipe you posted :)

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261 Anastasia March 25, 2014 at 8:27 am
262 Lisa V. March 25, 2014 at 4:08 pm

When I am home, I tend to eat either cereal, oatmeal or eggs. But, when I am backpacking (not carrying any food that needs refrigeration) I will carry oatmeal with fruit to help me hike the many miles I hike in a day.

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263 christine burd March 25, 2014 at 4:09 pm

I usually have a yogurt and tea. I think a healthy light breakfast makes me have more energy than a heavy breakfast of oatmeal or eggs. I think I would like to add smoothies to my breakfast menu

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264 Mihaela Day March 25, 2014 at 6:28 pm

I usually have cereal for breakfast, some fruit and coffee :)

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265 Julie March 25, 2014 at 7:09 pm

One of my favorite breakfast staples is an English muffin with peanut butter on it.

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266 Neiddy March 26, 2014 at 9:30 am

Breakfast usually includes eggs, whole wheat tortillas/toast, fresh fruit and juice

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267 Neiddy March 26, 2014 at 9:33 am
268 @itsinthebreeze March 26, 2014 at 5:05 pm
269 Shauntea Crutcher March 26, 2014 at 6:57 pm

I usually eat bacon and eggs for breakfast or a bagel. I prefer a more protein based meal in the morning so that I last until lunch time.

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270 Ashley Tucker March 27, 2014 at 12:21 am

My normal breakfast is scrambled eggs or a green smoothie.

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271 Ashley Tucker March 27, 2014 at 12:22 am
272 RICHARD HICKS March 27, 2014 at 12:29 am

I eat lots of veggies and fruit and minimize my fat intake.

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273 RICHARD HICKS March 27, 2014 at 12:29 am
274 Diane Baum March 27, 2014 at 10:56 am

Fresh fruit, coffee and 2 slices of raisin toast with peanut butter

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275 Mary A March 27, 2014 at 3:59 pm

Since we have a great variety of foods available these days…I try to get one carb, one protein and one healthy fat at each meal including breakfast. I don’t always have a vegetable at breakfast but I do sometimes with my egg or egg whites or in a smoothie. I also love a pb mocha frappe for breakfast…I make it with a mocha mix, pb and and either skim milk or almond milk. The mix does have sugar in it so not I’m not perfect. ;) I just try to limit this.

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276 Kerry March 27, 2014 at 8:55 pm

Oatmeal with nuts and raisins is a great way to start the morning!

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277 christine March 28, 2014 at 4:59 pm

My breakfast for almost my whole life has been whole wheat toast and peanut butter. The peanut butter gets all melty and good and it’s fairly high in protein. It’s also quick and easy to make.

On the rare occasion that I eat something more sugary — like cereal — instead, I am starving my lunchtime and I have no energy.

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278 Elle March 28, 2014 at 8:22 pm

I love a nice bowl of cereal (a healthier but yummy kind like multi grain cheerios) with a cut up banana in it…and I use skim milk of course. I eat that almost every morning.

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279 Kerry March 28, 2014 at 10:26 pm
280 joni March 28, 2014 at 11:49 pm

I have a hot bowl of oatmeal with a piece of fruit for breakfast. It gets me going.

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281 joni March 28, 2014 at 11:50 pm
282 Erica C. March 29, 2014 at 3:43 am

I have a protein shake and an egg sandwich a little bit after that.

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283 Georgia March 29, 2014 at 3:28 pm

I am not good about breakfast but I am going to try these for sure.

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284 Georgia March 29, 2014 at 3:28 pm
285 maria cantu March 29, 2014 at 3:52 pm

Iusually have toast with coffee.

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286 Daniel M March 29, 2014 at 6:34 pm

i usually don’t have much time for breakfast, usually just cereal or oatmeal

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287 tina reynolds March 29, 2014 at 9:38 pm

I like eggs or oatmeal with some fresh fruit

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288 tina reynolds March 29, 2014 at 9:39 pm
289 Lorena Keech March 29, 2014 at 10:01 pm

I, too,eat oatmeal for breakfast, with cinnamon and chopped apples. Sometimes I add natural peanut
butter.

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290 Allie March 30, 2014 at 8:44 am

Oatmeal and fruit is usually my go to :)

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291 Karen Drake March 30, 2014 at 9:19 am

My breakfast usually consists of oatmeal, a slice of whole grain toast and orange juice.

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292 Mary-Catherine March 30, 2014 at 9:24 am

I usually eat a bowl of Cheerios with bananas and Almond milk, so more carb heavy. When I’m feeling low in protein, usually I’ll make PB toast with bananas.

I love eggs and quiches though, so these are two great breakfast options I’m going to have to try! My goal this year is adding muscle and strength, so I think increasing my protein is necessary!

Have a great Sunday!

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293 Emily March 30, 2014 at 9:41 am

A high protein, low (not no!) carb breakfast keeps me fueled through busy (and active) mornings. More protein at my first meal also helps keep my hunger at bay and to preempt cravings later in the day. Breakfast for me is always a bowl of oats mixed with protein powder or egg whites, a veggie egg white scramble or a protein shake, in the summer months.

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294 Karlee March 30, 2014 at 9:52 am

greek yogurt, chia seeds, and peanut butter, sunflower seed butter toast, oatmeal with peanut butter, orrr a big bowl of cereal

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295 s riches March 30, 2014 at 10:34 am

My usual breakfast is oatmeal, yogurt, a hard boiled egg, milk and vegetable juice.

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296 Nancy March 30, 2014 at 10:41 am

I usually start my day heavy on the carbs. I have never thought of adding egg whites to my oatmeal, but will try your new recipe. Thanks!

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297 Val March 30, 2014 at 11:04 am

I tried your egg white oatmeal recipe this weekend and it is a keeper! I will be adding it to my normal English muffinw with almond butter and chia seeds.

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298 Amanda Holder March 30, 2014 at 11:27 am

I usually eat plain instant oatmeal with a spoonful of unsweetened apple sauce and cinnamon, with a hardboiled egg white–Protein AND Carbs :)

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299 Rachel March 30, 2014 at 12:44 pm

I try to eat a protein-rich breakfast every day. Either a majority protein, or at least a good balance (protein + carb + fat). I like eggs, oats and nuts..

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300 Erica Best March 30, 2014 at 12:56 pm

i eat aot eggs and milk and it really help with my weight lose

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301 Erica Best March 30, 2014 at 12:59 pm
302 Allison S. March 30, 2014 at 1:25 pm

I usually just have a bowl of oatmeal.

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303 Francine Anchondo March 30, 2014 at 1:35 pm

scramble eggs and fruit . So a little carbs and protein .

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304 Krystal Sterling March 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm

https://twitter.com/krystalsterling/status/450329589051846656
I eat stove top old fashioned oatmeal with chia seeds, banana, almond milk and whatever add ins I feel that day! When I was tracking calories, I was shocked at the macronutrient breakdown with a large percentage coming from carbs then fats (thanks almond butter). To add more protein to my breakfast, I started adding pumpkin seeds, plain greek yogurt, or a spoonful of protein powder. This is my favorite breakfast because it keeps me full and fueled until lunchtime so I can reserve snacks for the afternoon and maybe an after dinner treat too! When I’m not hangry in the morning, I am much more motivated at the tasks I need to complete rather than being distracted by hunger only hours after breakfast.

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305 Emily S March 30, 2014 at 2:20 pm

I love a green smoothie for breakfast!

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306 Caitlin W March 30, 2014 at 2:23 pm

My favorite breakfasts have tons of protein for staying power. Since I’m on the go most mornings, peanut butter is a great choice to make sure I eat a breakfast that will hold me over. Cooked apples with cinnamon and peanut butter stirred in is the best!

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307 Ree March 30, 2014 at 2:38 pm

I usually have oath but never thought to add egg whites to it. I’ve got to try that!

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308 Allyssa March 30, 2014 at 2:39 pm

I work out quite a bit so I like to make sure I get a lot of protein in my breakfasts!! I usually have oatmeal with either protein powder or eggs alongwith peanut butter, bananas, and cinnamon!

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309 Allyssa March 30, 2014 at 2:47 pm
310 Laura March 30, 2014 at 2:50 pm

I love to make an egg/egg white scramble with spinach, topped with some fresh salsa and avocado, wrapped in a low carb tortilla. So filling and very quick to make! On mornings when I’m completely out of time, I grab a banana and peanut butter.

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311 Elizabeth Owens March 30, 2014 at 3:16 pm

I am actually a huge protein person. I usually have protein every meal but especially for breakfast. Most days consist of either vanilla or key lime greek yogurt. When I have more time, I will do scrambled eggs and those keep me really full!

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312 Elizabeth Owens March 30, 2014 at 3:21 pm

I tweeted! https://twitter.com/Ladies_Lounge1/status/450351970730008576

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313 Matt March 30, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Greek yogurt during the week, eggs on the weekend. The Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper, Artichoke and Feta Egg White Cups look amazing!

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314 Jodie Rosenblum March 30, 2014 at 4:13 pm

I skip breakfast a lot even though I shoudn’t. When I do get breakfast to help fuel me it’s often scrambled eggs.

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315 Natalie March 30, 2014 at 4:25 pm

Love overnight oats with rice protein powder or egg whites, or veggies + eggs. I definitely feel that protein is a must in the morning and sets the tone for my whole day!

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316 Emma Hogg March 30, 2014 at 7:54 pm

I love a big hearty breakfast with lots of protein to hold me over until lunch!! Peanut butter toast, eggs, yogurt :)

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317 Sarah B. March 30, 2014 at 7:54 pm

Lately it’s been an English muffin with peanut butter or egg whites!

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318 April V. March 30, 2014 at 8:22 pm

I used to eat no breakfast at all and when I switched to eating breakfast I started out badly with heavily laden bagels or English muffins. When I switched to oatmeal, I could feel the difference. I love the idea of incorporating the egg whites in oatmeal, I’ll have to try it.

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319 Sarah March 30, 2014 at 8:39 pm

Breakfast definitely sets the tone for my day, so I always try to have a healthy, protein rich breakfast. Protein pancakes, egg white omelet or protein shake are some of my regular choices. Thanks for this great post!

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320 Kayla March 30, 2014 at 10:38 pm

I usually eat egg whites, turkey bacon, whole wheat toast, and fruit!

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321 Betty C March 31, 2014 at 12:13 am

Because of my work schedule my first meal of the day is usually at lunch time. Although I sometimes make oatmeal loaded with fruit and nuts, I will more likely grab a container of greek yogurt and call it good.

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322 Betty C March 31, 2014 at 12:15 am
323 Sarah L March 31, 2014 at 3:01 am

I fuel the way to a healthier me by avoiding fast foods, drinking plenty of water, swimming 3 times a week and walking the other days. I haven’t tried the AllWhites, but I will now.
Thanks for the contest.

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324 Sarah L March 31, 2014 at 3:09 am
325 tracey byram March 31, 2014 at 7:39 am

I usually have peanut butter on toast with a glass of milk.

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326 Teeny March 31, 2014 at 7:49 am

Heavy on the carbs.

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327 Jillian C March 31, 2014 at 8:30 am

During the work week I usually have a Larabar. During the weekend eggs, avocado and toast, pancakes or a smoothie.

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328 Amanda Sakovitz March 31, 2014 at 9:26 am

I eat a lot of protein! I love to eat eggs for breakfast.

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329 Amanda Sakovitz March 31, 2014 at 9:27 am
330 Leigh March 31, 2014 at 10:41 am

I crave carbs in the morning but feel so much better with protein. Egg whites in oatmeal sound really good.

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331 Peggy March 31, 2014 at 11:08 am

I have been eating oatmeal made with almond milk all winter and can’t wait to switch things up now that spring is here!

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332 Ashley March 31, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Depending on how much time I leave for myself in the morning I either grab a protein bar, bowl of cereal, oatmeal or scrambled egg whites with whatever veggies I have in the fridge.

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333 Taya March 31, 2014 at 12:30 pm

I make sure I have a good mix of carbs, fats and protein. My go-to breakfast is oatmeal with cherries and egg whites stirred in, and coconut oil on top!

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334 Shannon March 31, 2014 at 1:30 pm

I no longer fill up on waffles and cereal for breakfast. Now I eat 1/2 cup of plain oatmeal!

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335 Rachael March 31, 2014 at 1:35 pm

Breakfast is always always overnight oats with strawberry jelly and almond butter!

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336 Kathy Pease March 31, 2014 at 2:27 pm

I like to have a bowl of oatleal with a sprinkle of brown sugar for my breakfast

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337 Kathy Pease March 31, 2014 at 2:27 pm
338 susan smoaks March 31, 2014 at 2:38 pm

My typical breakfast is a bowl of oatmeal and a protein shake.

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339 Shannon March 31, 2014 at 3:10 pm
340 Thomas Murphy March 31, 2014 at 3:11 pm

I have cereal and yogurt for breakfast.

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341 Thomas Murphy March 31, 2014 at 3:13 pm
342 Starr Greenwell March 31, 2014 at 6:15 pm
343 Starr Greenwell March 31, 2014 at 6:17 pm

I count calories, watch fat intake, eat oatmeal on a regular basis and walk and then PRAY:)

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344 Tabathia B March 31, 2014 at 6:46 pm

I enjoy a veggie omelet with a smoothie to start the day

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345 Tabathia B March 31, 2014 at 6:48 pm
346 Bruce March 31, 2014 at 9:13 pm

Exercise is important

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347 Gianna March 31, 2014 at 10:34 pm

I love a good bacon, eggs and potato breakfast. Lots of good fat, protein and calories to get me through the day.

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348 andrea June 18, 2014 at 2:19 pm

I like scrambled eggs with diced tomatoes, onions, and any type of peppers. It give me a protein load with a spicy addition to get me in an exercise mood.

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