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Calories in Popular Breakfast Food

Calories in Your Typical Breakfast

Breakfast may be known as the most important meal of the day, but it's also my favorite. There's always something to satisfy my taste buds whether it's sweet or savory, warm or refreshing. If calories are on your mind, check out the list below to see which breakfast choices contain the fewest.

  • Omelet with hash browns:
    Three large eggs (215)
    One ounce of cheddar cheese (114)
    1/2 cup hash browns (207)
    Total: 536 calories
  • Scrambled eggs and bacon breakfast:
    Two large eggs (143)
    Three strips of bacon (138)
    1/2 cup hash browns (207)
    One slice whole wheat toast (100)
    Total: 588 calories
  • Hard boiled egg and fruit:
    One large egg (78)
    Two cups fruit salad (200)
    Total: 278 calories
  • Blueberry pancakes:
    Three blueberry pancakes (253)
    One ounce maple syrup (99)
    Total: 352 calories

I'm just getting started so keep reading to see the calories in other common breakfast foods.

  • Yogurt with fruit and granola:
    Six ounces vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt (120)
    One cup blueberries (84)
    1/4 cup granola (172)
    Total: 376 calories
  • Oatmeal:
    1/2 cup oats (150)
    One small chopped apple (80)
    One teaspoon cinnamon (6)
    One tablespoon honey (64)
    Total: 300 calories
  • Bowl of cereal:
    One cup Kashi GoLean cereal (140)
    One cup skim milk (91)
    One small sliced banana (89)
    Total: 320 calories
  • French toast:
    Two pieces of French toast (298)
    1/4 cup maple syrup (200)
    Total: 498 calories
  • Belgian waffle:
    One waffle: (390)
    Dollop of homemade whipped cream: 57
    1/4 cup maple syrup (200)
    Total: 647 calories
  • Toast with peanut butter:
    One slice of whole wheat bread (100)
    Two tablespoons peanut butter (210)
    Total: 310 calories
  • English muffin with butter and jam:
    One whole wheat English muffin (130)
    One pat unsalted butter (36)
    One tablespoon strawberry jam (40)
    Total: 206 calories
  • Breakfast sandwich:
    One whole wheat English muffin (130)
    One scrambled egg (72)
    One sausage patty (120)
    One slice American cheese (70)
    Total: 392 calories
  • Bagel with cream cheese:
    One plain bagel (3.5" diameter) (289)
    One ounce cream cheese (100):
    Total: 389 calories

What's your typical breakfast?

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