Who can resist cutting into a stack of fluffy pancakes dripping with melted butter and syrup, or biting into a savory egg and sausage bagel sandwich? Weekends just don't seem the same without indulging in one of these decadent brunch favorites, except when you start to realize it's working against your best healthy efforts. You can still enjoy brunch without busting your waistline; here are some ways to save calories without feeling like you're missing out.
What you crave: Egg and sausage on a bagel: 551 calories
Eat this instead: Egg and sausage on an English muffin: 392 calories
Calories saved: 159
What you crave: Cheese omelet (three eggs) with hash browns: 536 calories
Eat this instead: Scrambled eggs (two eggs) with hash browns: 350 calories
Calories saved: 186
Keeping reading for more ways to save brunch calories.
What you crave: Scrambled eggs (two eggs), bacon (three strips), hash browns, and whole-wheat toast: 588 calories
Eat this instead: Scrambled eggs (two eggs), bacon (two strips), and hash browns: 442 calories
Calories saved: 146
What you crave: Belgium waffle with whipped cream and syrup: 647 calories
Eat this instead: Belgium waffle with fresh fruit: 474 calories
Calories saved: 173