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Healthy Dinner Idea: How About Breakfast?

Sometimes it can be so hard to come up with exciting ideas for dinner, so a couple times a month, my family and I like to have breakfast for dinner — the girls love it. It's not just because we love breakfast foods, but they're also high in fiber and protein, so they're healthy, too. Check out the nutritional info for some simple breakfast meals.




For a quick and satisfying meal, cereal and milk:


Food Calories Fat (g) Chol. (mg) Sodium (mg) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Sugars (g) Protein (g) Calcium (mg)
1 cup skim milk 91 .7 5 130 12.3 0 12.3 8.7 316.2
1 cup Kashi Go Lean cereal 140 1 0 85 30 10 6 13 60
1/4 cup sliced strawberries 13 .1 0 0 3.2 .8 1.9 .3 6.6
Total 244 1.8 5 215 45.5 10.8 20.2 22 382.8

To see the nutritional info for a veggie omelet and berry french toast keep reading.

For a savory meal, veggie omelet with goat cheese:


Food Calories Fat (g) Chol. (mg) Sodium (mg) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Sugars (g) Protein (g) Calcium (mg)
2 medium eggs 129 8.7 372 123 .7 0 .7 11.1 46.6
1 cup raw spinach, loosely packed 7 .1 0 24 1.1 .7 .1 .9 29.7
1/2 raw broccoli 15 .2 0 15 3 1.2 .8 1.3 21.4
1 Roma tomato 35 1 0 5 7 1 6 .1 20
1 oz. goat cheese 70 6 15 90 0 0 0 4 20
Total 259 16 387 257 11.8 2.9 7.6 17.4 137.7

For your sweet tooth, French toast with berries:


Food Calories Fat (g) Chol. (mg) Sodium (mg) Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Sugars (g) Protein (g) Calcium (mg)
2 slices whole wheat bread 200 4 0 260 40 6 6 8 40
1 small egg 54 3.7 157 52 .3 .0 .3 4.7 19.6
1/4 skim milk 23 .2 1 32 3.1 0 3.1 2.2 79
1 cup mixed berries 83 .4 0 1 21 3.5 14.4 1.1 8.7
2 tbsp. maple syrup 104 .1 0 4 26.8 0 23.8 0 26.8
Total 464 8.4 158 349 91.2 9.5 47.6 16 174.1




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