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Old 03-24-2016, 09:38 AM
 
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I found a breakfast plan that works for me and its been filling and not expensive. And good for you depending on your diet.

The key is getting a ceramic 16oz mug so you can microwave if you have no hot water on-hand. After brewing and drinking my own stevia-sweetened organic coffee, I dump a packet of unsweetened organic oatmeal and 6 oz of boiling or close to boiling water into the cup. Let it sit 5 mins. Add a tablespoon of organic peanut butter (should have low salt and no sugar), organic cinnamon, and a few organic raisins or a tiny amount of honey (local, raw honey and you only need a little). Organic maple syrup (just a drop) also gives a different flavor from honey for variety. Mix while hot and enjoy.

Its got a good mix of protein, fat, and fiber to keep you full, but very little sugar which seems to be the enemy for most people including me. I've calculated it to be about 5-7 grams of sugar. You can keep peanut butter, cinnamon, etc unrefrigerated in your desk drawer if you have to eat at your desk at work and packet oatmeal is cheap and lasts a long time. I get my boiling water from the Keurig at work or the water cooler hot button.

And best of all it tastes like a peanut butter oatmeal raisin cookie!
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Old 03-24-2016, 10:24 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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An egg on homemade wholewheat toast can do it for me.* DW liked stone cut oatmeal, but too much of any oatmeal concoction messes up my stomach. Everyone is different.

*not buying into the cholesterol is bad drug company promoted craze (except in people who have HAD a heart attack, when the studies show benefits of statins and low cholesterol outweigh the negative side-effects)
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Old 03-24-2016, 10:31 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Breakfast burrito for the win! One egg, half strip bacon, cheese, LOT'S of onion, tomato and cilantro! Extra homemade salsa! BOOM
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Old 03-24-2016, 10:49 AM
 
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I do sautéed spinach with a fried egg on top everyday, plus an apple.
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Old 03-24-2016, 10:58 AM
 
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Give me leftovers any morning
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Old 03-24-2016, 11:36 AM
 
Location: North Idaho
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If you are interested in frugal, you'll save a lot of money buying your quick oats in bulk instead of paying a premium price for the little packets.
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Old 03-24-2016, 01:02 PM
 
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I have to add so much junk to my oatmeal to get it tolerable that ir probably isn't healthy anymore.

My doctor told me to quit eating toast for breakfast so now I eat a hard boiled egg with about 6 oz of juice and then some water. I have second breakfast an hour or two later. That is a small portion of leftovers or a cucumber or a banana or something to hold me over until lunch.
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Old 03-24-2016, 08:33 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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One or two hard-boiled eggs and a banana.
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Old 03-24-2016, 08:39 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Leftovers or a simple bowl of muesli with skim milk or yogurt, and sliced banana...
Cheap, fast and works for me
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Old 03-24-2016, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Salem,Oregon
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plain greek yogurt with banana, cinnamon,nutmeg, vanilla and walnuts pieces
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